1. Widespread Panic Guitarist Fights Cancer

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned jam band Widespread Panic, has been diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer. "I want to assure all of you that all that can be done has been done," Houser write Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned ...

  2. Panic Plans 'Seven Fiddler's' Fest

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic will end its summer tour by headlining both days of its own Seven Fiddler's Music Festival. Set for Aug. 17-18 at the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre near Denver, Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic ...

  3. Los Lobos Turn 25 With 'Good Morning'

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Los Lobos has set June 4 as the release date for its next album, "Good Morning Aztlan" (Mammoth). Co-produced by the band and John Leckie (Radiohead, the Verve), the 12-track set is the Los Angeles-ba Los Lobos has set June 4 as the releas ...

  4. Spearhead Begins Work On New Album

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, leader of rock-leaning hip-hop outfit Spearhead, has begun work on the Bay Area group's fourth album, tentatively titled "Everyone Deserves Music." Largely written on Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, ...

  5. Artists To Honor Roe V. Wade At Benefit

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ani DiFranco, Bruce Hornsby, Joe Henry, and Blues Traveler's John Popper will perform at a Jan. 19 benefit concert at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C Ani DiFranco, Bruce Hornsby, Joe Henry, and ...

  6. Listen.com Inks Indie Deals

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Online music company Listen.com has entered into content licensing deals with 19 independent labels for use of their music on Rhapsody, the on-demand streaming subscription service it is developing, B Online music company Listen.com has entered into ...

  7. Groundwork—Act to Reduce Hunger

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The release of this all-star compilation album coincides with Seattle's benefit concert series, Groundwork 2001. The release of this all-star compilation album coincides with Seattle's benefit concert series, Groundwork 2001. For the unini ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Spitfire, Big Head Todd, VMAs

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Spitfire Tour, Big Head Todd, VMAs Ambitious political rapper Michael Franti, former Dead Kennedy frontman Jello Biafra, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and singer/songwriter Jill Sobule are among those slated to appear on the fourth ...

  9. Billboard Bits: DJ Spooky, Snoop Dogg, Sonora Carruseles

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on DJ Spooky, Snoop Dogg, Sonora Carruseles On Sept. 18, Ryko-distributed Six Degrees Records unveils its new series, "Under the Influence," which will spotlight globally recognized DJs. New York's DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid ( ...

  10. Alanis, Popper For D.C. Pro-Choice Benefit

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alanis Morissette, Blues Traveler's John Popper and Chan Kinchla, Michael Franti and Spearhead, and Joe Henry will perform at a Sept. 25 benefit concert at Washington, D.C.'s D.A.R. Constitution Hall. Alanis Morissette, Blues Traveler' ...

  11. Pearl Jam, R.E.M. Lead Massive Hunger Benefit

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissette will perform at a star-studded hunger benefit concert for the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Oct. 22 at Seattle's Key Arena. The show Pearl Jam, R.E.M., and Alanis Morissett ...

  12. Phish, Dead Honored With Jammys

    June 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Phish and the Grateful Dead were the big winners at the second annual Jammy Awards, held last night (June 28) at New York's Roseland Ballroom. Phish took home two of the most prestigious awards -- stu Phish and the Grateful Dead were the big wi ...

  13. Spearhead Tackles 'Human' Concept

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Musician/poet/activist Michael Franti (Beatnigs, Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy) has revived his '90s group Spearhead. The soul/funk/hip-hop group will release "Stay Human" -- its first album in four Musician/poet/activist Michael Fr ...

  14. Jonatha Brooke's 'Steady Pull'

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jonatha Brooke has decided that it's time for her to step from out of the darkness.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Jonatha Brooke has decided that it's time for her to step from out of the darkness. It's 9 a.m. on a brisk morning i ...

  15. Jonatha Brooke's 'Steady Pull'U

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jonatha Brooke has decided that it's time for her to step from out of the darkness. Jonatha Brooke has decided that it's time for her to step from out of the darkness. It's 9 a.m. on a brisk morning in Minneapolis, and the singer/song ...

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