Ozomatli

  1. Backbeat: Bill Cosby Helms His Last Playboy Jazz Festival

    June 18, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Hugh Hefner, who just celebrated his 86th birthday, answers questions backstage. (Photo: Gail Mitchell) Wearing a white shirt emblazoned with the phrases "30 ½ years" on the back and "thank you" on the sleeves, comedian Bill Co ...

  2. Robin Thicke Joins Sharon Jones, Bill Cosby, Keb Mo' at Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 17, 2012 2:00 PM EST Robin Thicke, newly named Grammy Award winners Christian McBride and Terri Lyne Carrington and Sheila E. are among the artists comprising the lineup for the 34th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. This year, the festival will take place June 16-17 at t ...

  3. Rage Against The Machine To Plug Arizona Boycott

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine will push for artists and musicians to boycott Arizona because of its new and restrictive immigration law. The politically outspoken rap-rock band's lead singer, Zach de la Rocha, plans to announce Wednesday (July 21) ...

  4. Rage Against the Machine, Michael Moore Lead Arizona Boycott

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine lead singer Zack de la Rocha has enlisted dozens of musicians and activists to join the Sound Strike, an open call by artists to boycott the state of Arizona over its recently passed immigration law. The law passed by the ...

  5. Neil Young Named MusiCares' Person of the Year

    January 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST After being commended for his artistic achievement and dedication to philanthropy, Neil Young was named MusiCares' person of the year Friday night in Los Angeles. The ceremony featured performances and tributes from acts as diverse as Ozomatl ...

  6. Black Eyed Peas, M.I.A., Cake Ready For Street Scene

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas, M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Weather and Cake lead the lineup for the 2009 Street Scene festival, to be held Aug. 28-29 in downtown San Diego. The festival will be set up in San Diego's East Villag ...

  7. Ozomatli Signs New Label Deal, Preps Tour

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Latin/funk/hip-hop fusionists Ozomatli have signed with Mercer Street, the new imprint on the Fontana-distributed Downtown Music. The label group is home to such artists as Gnarls Barkley, the Cold War Kids and Eagles of Death Metal. The Los Angel ...

  8. Ozomatli To Host Morning Radio Show

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning funk-rock fusionists Ozomatli are the new morning show hosts at Los Angeles alternative rock radio station 98.7 FM (KYSR). "The Ozomatli Morning Show" debuts Aug. 20 on the Clear Channel station, whose si ...

  9. Beck, Black Crowes To Headline 2008 Street Scene

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck and the Black Crowes have been tapped to headline the 24th annual Street Scene festival, which returns to its roots in downtown San Diego Sept. 19-20. Approximately 40 acts will perform at the 2008 Street Scene, including Justice, Tegan and S ...

  10. Touring Briefs: Slow Food Rocks, SoCo Music Experience, All Points West

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Gnarls Barkley, Ozomatli, the New Pornographers, Medeski Martin & Wood, G. Love & Special Sauce and the John Butler Trio, among others, will perform at the Slow Food Rocks music festival, to be held Aug. 30-31 at the Great Meadow at For ...

  11. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. The Flaming Lips will present their "U.F.O. sho ...

  12. Street Scene Relocates To Shed

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This year's Street Scene festival has been moved from San Diego's Del Mar Fairgrounds to Chula Vista, Calif.'s Coors Amphitheatre, according to Live Nation, which is producing Street Scene 2007 in conjunction with Rob Hagey Producti ...

  13. Killers, Muse Lead Street Scene 2007 Lineup

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Killers, Muse and Panic! At the Disco lead the lineup for this year's Street Scene festival, to be held Sept. 22-23 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego. Among the other acts confirmed to appear at the event include Arctic Monkeys, Soc ...

  14. Mellencamp Preps Exclusives

    March 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter John Mellencamp will debut exclusive live performances March 20 via rehearsals.com, CenterStaging's online digital portal. The singer and his longtime band will offer "Our Country" and "Someday," from Mel ...

  15. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST A reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 27-29 in Indio, Calif. The event will also feature a reunion gig from Crowded H ...

  16. NZ Festivals Draw Record Crowds

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two leading New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. Two New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. The March 11-13 World of Music, Arts and Dance festival gathered 30,000 visitors to New Plymouth's Bowl and ...

  17. NZ Festivals Draw Record Crowds

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two leading New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. Two New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. The March 11-13 World of Music, Arts and Dance festival gathered 30,000 visitors to New Plymouth's Bowl and ...

  18. Widespread Panic, Allmans, DMB In For Bonnaroo

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Widespread Panic returns to the Bonnaroo lineup this year for two nights, after skipping the Manchester, Tenn., festival during the band's hiatus last year. Panic joins a widely varied lineup for the Widespread Panic will return to the Bonnar ...

  19. Ozomatli Gets Famous With Pub Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publishing, Billboard has learned. Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publis ...

  20. Ozomatli Gets Famous With Pub Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publishing, Billboard has learned. Grammy-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli has signed a worldwide administration deal with Famous Music Publis ...