Mitchell Peters

Correspondent

Mitchell Peters has worked in Billboard's Los Angeles office since 2006. He writes for Billboard Magazine, Billboard.biz and Billboard.com, and serves as the West Coast editor for Billboard.biz.

Johnson, Tankian, The Verve Open Coachella 2008

Johnson, Tankian, The Verve Open Coachella 2008

A diverse lineup comprising Jack Johnson, the Verve, Serj Tankian, the Raconteurs, the Breeders, the National and Goldfrapp helped usher in the opening day of the ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif.
SOAD Duo Prep 'Scars' Debut

SOAD Duo Prep 'Scars' Debut

System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan are putting the finishing touches on the debut album from their new rock band Scars on Broadway, the pair tells Billboard.biz.
Tim McGraw, Fritos Align For Chips Campaign

Tim McGraw, Fritos Align For Chips Campaign

Not only will Fritos be the "official snack" of Tim McGraw's upcoming Live Your Voice trek, but the food company will also give the country artist his own chips flavor: the limited edition Tim McGraw Spicy Jalapeño Fritos.
Harrah's, C3 Presents Announce Artist Bookings

Harrah's, C3 Presents Announce Artist Bookings

After striking a national deal several months ago to program and promote music at about 20 Harrah's properties, Austin, Texas-based C3 Presents has locked down a number of artist bookings for the company's casino properties in the upcoming summer months.
A Tribe Called Quest, Nas Lead Rock The Bells Bill

A Tribe Called Quest, Nas Lead Rock The Bells Bill

After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the reunited Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells tour will feature appearances by A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, Rakim and the reunited Pharcyde, among others.
Touring Biz Veteran Kapp Dies

Touring Biz Veteran Kapp Dies

Bruce Kapp, who spent nearly 40 years working in the concert industry, died yesterday of a suspected heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 57.
Tribe, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Lead Rock The Bells

Tribe, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Lead Rock The Bells

After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the re-formed Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells will feature appearances by A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Rakim and the reunited Pharcyde, among others.

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