Manu Chao

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  2. Tomas Cookman of Nacional Records on 'Complex and Diverse' Latin Music Market (Video)

    May 02, 2012 6:00 AM EDT Billboard sat down at the Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards with Tomas Cookman, President of the Latin alternative label Nacional Records. whose impressive roster includes Nortec Collective, Manu Chao, Aterciopelados, Bomba Esetero, The ...

  3. Manu Chao U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    June 13, 2011 5:51 PM EDT Manu Chao, who helped popularize the Latin alternative movement, is scheduled to start his U.S. "La Ventura" tour on Aug. 31 with a concert in Boston at the House of Blues. The singer/songwriter, who was born in Paris to Spanish parents, ...

  4. Manu Chao To Play Cuba Che Guevara Anniversary Concerts

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT French alt-rock artist Manu Chao is in Cuba to play two concerts marking the 42nd anniversary of the assassination in Bolivia of Cuban-Argentine Revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara on Oct. 9, 1967. Chao and his band Radio Bemba So ...

  5. 'Latin Alternative' Radio Show To Debut July 4

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT “The Latin Alternative,” an hourlong weekly radio show devoted to highlighting acts such as Manu Chao, Café Tacvba and Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, will debut July 4 on public radio station WEXT 97.7 FM in Albany, N.Y. Hosted by former Nacional Record ...

  6. 'Latin Alternative' Flips Switch On July 4

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Latin Alternative," an hour long weekly radio show devoted to highlighting acts such as Manu Chao, Café Tacvba and Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, will debut July 4 on public radio station WEXT 97.7 FM in Albany, N.Y. Hosted by Nacional Re ...

  7. Morrissey, Manu Chao Albums To Get Cross-Marketing

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway and Nacional Records will help market each other’s respective releases by Morrissey and Manu Chao. Nashville-based Lost Highway, home to many alt-country artists and to Morrissey’s Feb. 17 album “Years of Refusal,” will help market Ma ...

  8. Foos, Plant, Beck Lead Austin City Limits Fest

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park ...

  9. Because Inks Distribution Deal With Warner France

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music France has struck a deal to distribute the recordings of French record label Because Music, with effect from Jan. 1, 2008. Because was founded in 2004 by former EMI president for Continental Europe Emmanuel de Buretel. With a roster o ...

  10. Manu Chao Catalog Goes Digital

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT World music artist Manu Chao will begin releasing his solo back catalog digitally for the first time next month, and re-release the material physically with bonus video content early next year. The Nov. 20 digital releases on Nacional/Because will ...

  11. Manu Chao Returns With European Chart-Topper

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Manu Chao, who in 2001 became the first French artist ever to top European Top 100 Albums with "Proxima Estacion: Esperanza," repeats the feat with his first studio set since then, "La Radiolina" (Because). Chao's fourth s ...

  12. MTV To Premiere Manu Chao's New Album

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV will premiere Manu Chao's first major album in six years in advance of its Sept. 4 release. Starting today, "La Radiolina" will be available to stream in its entirety via "The Leak" and at MTV Latin America's &quo ...

  13. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700-plus acre site 60 miles south of Nashville, producers Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are basking in the glory of yet another record-grossing run ...