Kansas City

  1. Stadiums Team Up To Lure Tours

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venues form group to build awareness. Ten National Football League stadiums have joined forces to form the Gridiron Stadium Network, a not-for-profit advocacy group focusing on luring concerts and other events to stadiums. The GSN will lobby indus ...

  2. Darrell Abbott Dies In Club Shooting

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 9, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott a NASHVILLE -- Damageplan had just beg ...

  3. Five Die In Club Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, last night (Dec. 9), killing guitarist "Dimebag" Dar Damageplan had just begun its second ...

  4. Five Die In Club Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gunman rushes stage, "Dimebag" Darrell among dead. Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, last night (Dec. 9), killing guitarist ...

  5. Lucinda Williams Hitting The Road

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams will begin a 27-city tour July 7 at Humphrey's in San Diego in support of her Lost Highway album "World Without Tears." Lucinda Williams will begin a 27-city tour July 7 at Humphrey's in San Diego in support of ...

  6. Keith Ready For Summer 'Throwdown'

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith will begin his summer tour July 24 at the Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with a show featuring support by Montgomery Gentry, Jo Dee Messina, Gretchen Wilson, and Scotty Emerick. Toby Keith will begin his summer tour July 24 at the ...

  7. Bluesman 'Gatemouth' Moore Dies At 90

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore died Wednesday in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He was 90. Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore died Wednesday in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He was 90. Born in Top ...

  8. Folds, Wainwright, Guster Link For Tour

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ben Folds, Rufus Wainwright and Guster will team up for a three-headed summer tour, beginning in June. Marsha Vlasic, owner of MVO Ltd., the booking agency for Folds and Wainwright, says the tour is a Ben Folds, Rufus Wainwright and Guster will te ...

  9. Jazzman Williams Dies At 96

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jazz violinist-guitarist Claude "Fiddler" Williams died of pneumonia Sunday (April 25) in Kansas City, Mo. He was 96. Jazz violinist-guitarist Claude "Fiddler" Williams died of pneumonia Sunday (April 25) in Kansas City, Mo. He ...

  10. Niki Sullivan, Guitarist With Buddy Holly, Dies

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Niki Sullivan, who played rhythm guitar and sang backup for Buddy Holly on his early hits with the Crickets, died Tuesday (April 6) in his sleep at his home near Kansas City, according to Tricia Earl Niki Sullivan, who played rhythm guitar and san ...

  11. Academy To Name East, West Regional Execs

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Academy has restructured two positions in a move that has resulted in the departure of longtime New York executive director Jon Marcus. The Recording Academy has restructured two positions in a move that has resulted in the departure ...

  12. Van Halen Summer Tour A Go

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The long-rumored Van Halen summer tour is finally getting off the ground. The group's <A HREF="http://www.vanhalen.com" TARGET="new">official Web site</A> reports that Van Halen will play shows on dat The long- ...

  13. Infinity Names Senior VP/Regional Manager

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander as senior VP/regional manager, with responsibility for operations in Chicago; Minneapolis; St. Louis; Kansas City, Mo.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Hartfor Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander ...

  14. Lucinda Williams Cancels Tour After Mom's Death

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway artist Lucinda Williams has canceled her current tour dates due to the recent death of her mother. There is no word on whether the dates will be rescheduled. Lost Highway artist Lucinda Williams has canceled her current tour dates due ...

  15. Venue Manager John Friedmann Dies

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Facility manager John Friedmann, executive director of the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority in Kansas City, Mo., died Jan. 9 at Truman Medical Center in the city. Friedmann, 71, had been in cri Facility manager John Friedmann, executive dir ...

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