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  2. Seymour Stein Pays Tribute to Beggars Groups' Martin Mills at A2IM's Libera Awards

    June 22, 2012 1:08 PM EDT Seymour Stein (right) presenting Martin Mills with his Libera Lifetime Achievement award in New York City. (photo: Kyle Dean Reinford) At last night's inaugural A2IM Libera awards, legendary record exec Seymour Stein presented Beggars Group&# ...

  3. Wilson Feted With 24-Hour Party

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The life of Factory Records' legendary late founder Tony Wilson was remembered over the weekend with a 24-hour celebration featuring some of his best-known signings and friends. The likes of comedian Steve Coogan, New Order's Peter Hook, ...

  4. Bootsy Collins Spearheading James Brown Tribute

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute to James Brown" featuring alumni from Brown’s own legendary J.B.’s that is slated for the fall. Bootsy Collins is spearheading a star-studded tour dubbed "A Tribute ...

  5. U.K.'s ITC Conference Kicks Off

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Yvette Livesey, co-founder and director of In The City, used her opening address on day one of Britain's largest music convention to herald the "beginning of a new era." Opening the Oct. 20-22 Manchester event with a moving speech, ...

  6. Q Gongs Handed Out In London

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tony Wilson, the enigmatic entrepreneur who discovered and signed Joy Division and Happy Mondays to his Factor Records label, was posthumously recognized as a "Q Hero" today at the Q Awards in London. Wilson, whose unconventional career ...

  7. With New Order Kaput, Hook Presses On With Freebass

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The former New Order/Joy Division bassist is making progress with his new project Freebass, which gathers Smiths bassist Andy Rouke and Stone Roses counterpar Peter Hook has no interest in being idle. The fo ...

  8. Wilson Tribute Web Site Goes Live

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Friends and family of the late Tony Wilson have launched an official Web site in memory of the former Factory Records boss and broadcaster. The site, www.anthonyhwilson.com , has contributions from musician friends such as the Charlatans' Tim ...

  9. 'Brand New Dance' For U.K.’s ITC Confab

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The annual In The City music conference, co-founded by the late Tony Wilson, will go ahead in Manchester, England as planned from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22. Describing it as a "fitting tribute", organizers of the conference said that following ...

  10. Wilson Funeral Set For Monday In Manchester

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The funeral of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson will take place Monday (Aug. 20) at the Hidden Gem Church in Manchester, England. The funeral of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson will take place Monday (Aug. 20) at the Hidden Gem Church in Manc ...

  11. Wilson Funeral Details Revealed

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The funeral of Factory Records founder Tony Wilson will take place Aug. 20 at the Hidden Gem Church in Manchester, England. The ceremony will be open only to invited family and close friends, a representative for the late entrepreneur said today. ...

  12. Joy Division/New Order Manager Wilson Dies

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Wilson, who managed U.K. rock bands Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays, has died. Tony Wilson, who managed U.K. rock bands Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays, has died. The Manchester Evening News reported that the 57-year-old, wh ...

  13. Hacienda Co-Founder Wilson Dies

    August 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tony Wilson, who managed Manchester bands Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays, has died, British media reported on Friday. The Manchester Evening News reported that the 57-year-old, who also co-founded Factory Records and the legendary Hacie ...

  14. Happy Mondays Nearly Confirmed For In The City Confab

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 According to Tony Wilson, mastermind of In the City of New York two-day music confab held June 13-14 at the W Hotel Union Square, the Happy Mondays will likely perform at the opening night party at th According to Tony Wilson, mastermind of In the C ...

  15. Cancer Not Curtailing Factory's Tony Wilson

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Factory Records founder Tony Wilson may be battling kidney cancer, but that isn't stopping him from moving forward with plans for the 2007 editions of his long-running In the City music seminars in Lo Factory Records founder Tony Wilson may be ...

  16. In The City OZ Postponed

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tony Wilson, co-founder and co-curator of Manchester, England's In The City (ITC) seminar and showcase event, has postponed the Australian version due to health issues. In The City AAA (Australia, Australasia, Asia) was to have been held for ...

  17. In The City Heads Down Under

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event expands to Australia in November. In The City (ITC), the U.K.'s annual city-based A&R confab and music festival, is heading Down Under. Launched 15 years ago in Manchester, England's northern musical center, the ITC promotes th ...

  18. New Order Sings For The 'Sirens'

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran British rock act New Order will return this spring with a new album, "Waiting for the Sirens Call," according to its official Web site. The set is due March 28 in the U.K. via Warner Music, wi Veteran British rock act New Order wil ...

  19. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes ...