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  1. Alice Cooper Gets Down at Bonnaroo

    June 21, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Alice Cooper welcomed Bonnaroo to his nightmare this year, and it's turned into a dream scenario for the veteran shock rocker. A consensus choice as one of the festival's best performers, Cooper-whose show features his trademark mock exe ...

  2. Backbeat: Karen Elson Brings Country to Fashion Week at Posh NYC Showcase

    September 14, 2011 1:56 PM EDT Karen Elson performs at Beauty and Essex in New York Tuesday night (Photo: Clint Spaulding - PMC) Nearly all of Karen Elson 's worlds collided on New York's Lower East Side on Tuesday night, when the model/singer/songwriter/designer/moth ...

  3. Dan Sicko, Detroit Music Journalist, 'Techno Rebels' Author, Dead at 42

    August 29, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Dan Sicko a Detroit-based music journalist who chronicled Detroit's techno music died Sunday (Aug. 28) from ocular Melanoma at his home in Ferndale, Mich., according to the Detroit Free Press . Sicko, may be best know for his book "Techn ...

  4. Kid Rock Accepts NAACP Honor Amidst Protests Over Use of Confederate Flag

    May 02, 2011 7:34 AM EDT Grammy-nominated artist Kid Rock told nearly 10,000 people at the Detroit NAACP branch's annual fundraising dinner that his use of the Confederate flag during on-stage performances has nothing to do with how he feels about blacks. "I lov ...

  5. Australia's Troubled One Movement For Music Festival Deferred For 2011

    April 06, 2011 12:06 PM EDT Against the backdrop of a parliamentary probe, Australia's troubled One Movement for Music conference and festival has been deferred for 2011. And many in the business here quietly doubt it will return any time soon. The Perth event was to ha ...

  6. Jack White Unveils Third Man Rolling Record Store

    March 09, 2011 7:12 PM EST "A recent study shows that 97 percent of all high school aged kids have never been to a stand alone record store," begins a new video from Third Man Records. Cue label head Jack White and his big yellow truck. Video: Jack White's Th ...

  7. Detroit Symphony Orchestra Talks Break Down

    November 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST The first formal talks in two months between striking members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and management of the financially struggling organization have failed to end the discord. Both sides issued releases saying management increased its to ...

  8. Live Nation Expands Promotion Offers To Clubs

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation is expanding its already huge 2009 promotion schedule to its club venues, with the Live Nation Club Passport program. For $49.99 (all-in and no fees) purchasers can see every show at Live Nation clubs in their city for the rest of the ...

  9. David Winans Sr. Dies At 76

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT David Winans Sr., the patriarch of that gospel music family, has died in Nashville. He was 76. A statement from a Los Angeles public relations company representing the family said he died Wednesday at a hospice in Nashville. He had been at the hos ...

  10. Honorary Degree For Harris

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST London's University of Westminster has awarded veteran label executive and artist manager Keith Harris with an honorary degree. "While Keith is a leading figure in the music industry, gaining the respect of enormous numbers of musicians ...

  11. Fergie To Help Launch Fillmore Detroit

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks into her upcoming Verizon VIP Tour, on June 13, Fergie will be the first artist to perform in concert at the newly branded Fillmore Detroit, previously known as State Theatre. As previously reported , Fergie's upcoming 20-city solo ...

  12. Seger Taping Detroit Shows For Future Release

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Seger told a 1975 audience at Detroit's Cobo Arena, where he taped his famed "Live Bullet" album, that it "might just end up on a record." He'll be able to say it again this week at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Seg ...

  13. ON THE ROAD: BURNING UP THE ROAD

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation Panel Picks The Hot Tickets In Theaters And Arenas: Bob Seger is touring, ticket prices aren't going down, and Tool is hot. Those are among the assertions from a panel of Live Nation pres Live Nation Panel Picks The Hot Tickets In ...

  14. OLD-TIMER ROCK'N'ROLL

    September 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Seger hasn't made an album for 11 years, but reacquainting him with audiences shouldn't be tough: Truth is, he never went away. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's previous collection of new materia Bob Seger hasn't made an a ...

  15. Bob Seger Eyeing First Tour In 10 Years

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Arena tour will begin in early November. It appears that Bob Seger will return to the road for the first time in more than 10 years in support of his new Capitol album, "Face the Promise," released last week. The arena tour will begin in ...

  16. New VP/GM Named For Detroit Arenas

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Padgett assumes role at Joe Louis, Cobo.. Tim Padgett has been named VP/GM of Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Arena in Detroit, effective immediately. Prior to assuming his current position, Padgett was VP of park operations at Comerica Park for Major Le ...

  17. Ronald Winans Dies At 48

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Member of gospel music's famed Winans family. Member of gospel music's famed Winans family. News ...

  18. New Team For Michigan's Jerome-Duncan Ford Venue

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Palace Sports, Hillside to run amphitheater. Palace Sports and Entertainment and Hillside Productions have entered into a cooperative agreement to run the 7,000-seat Jerome-Duncan Ford Theatre at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights, Mich. PS&E an ...

  19. Case Summary: The Sixth Circuit Embraces Copyright's 'Complete Preemption'

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Kid Rock knocked a 4-year-old lawsuit out of a Michigan court Jan. 11 and set some legal precedent along the way. Promoter Alvin Will ...

  20. Atlanta To Host Labor Day SoulFest

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rival Concerts will produce the inaugural SoulFest Atlanta, a two-day music festival featuring soul, R&B, hip-hop and gospel artists. The event will be held Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4-5) in Atlan Rival Concerts will produce the inaugural S ...

  21. BeBe Winans Launches Radio Show

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Weekly show syndicated by SupeRadio. BeBe Winans becomes a radio host with the launch of the "BeBe Winans Radio Show." The two-hour weekly show will be syndicated by SupeRadio Networks. Blue Sky Productions, the production team that prod ...

  22. Loretta Lynn

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The country icon's finest album in 30 years is the result of a pairing with Detroit garage-rocker Jack White. The country icon's finest album in 30 years is the result of a pairing with Detroit garage-rocker Jack White. News Jack White ...

  23. Olympia Entertainment Names President

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Randy Lippe has been promoted to president of Olympia Entertainment in Detroit. Lippe will oversee all operations for Olympia Entertainment events and venues, including the Fox Theatre, Joe Louis Aren Randy Lippe has been promoted to president of ...

  24. Jack White Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST White Stripes lead singer Jack White pleaded guilty yesterday (March 9) to assault and battery stemming from a fight with the lead singer of fellow Detroit band the Von Bondies. White Stripes lead singer Jack White pleaded guilty yesterday (March ...

  25. Eagles To Take Flight Again In May

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Billboard.biz has learned. The Eagles will return to secondary markets in May with their ongoing Farewell I tour, which began in 2002, Bill ...