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Giant music fest Bonnaroo set for June

NASHVILLE, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Bonnaroo, the second largest U.S. annual music festival, will be held June 11-13 in Manchester, Tenn., Billboard reported Monday.

Indigo Girls, Dixie Chicks in N.C. concert

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Indigo Girls, Dixie Chicks and Ben Folds will perform in a concert Oct. 10 in Charlotte, N.C., to benefit the Honor the Earth foundation.

Voodoo Fest set for Halloween

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- 50 Cent and Marilyn Manson will top the bill at the fifth annual Voodoo Festival in New Orleans Halloween weekend.

Feature: Jazz brings bucks to Montreal

, June 17 (UPI) -- The Montreal International Jazz Festival, which opens its 24th year on Thursday, June 26, is the world's largest and long has been regarded as one of best run a
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

Not all the gospel music at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival took place in the Gospel Tent.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer-actor Bing Crosby was born this day in Tacoma, Wash., in 1904. He made some terrific straight-ahead swing jazz recordings in the early 1930s with Bix Beiderbecke, the Rhythm Boys and other small groups produced by Paul Whiteman.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Former President Bill Clinton and his onetime White House opponent Bob Dole will go head to head in a series of televised debates.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Officials have added the name of Great White's lead guitarist to the list of victims confirmed dead in last week's club inferno.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, known worldwide as "Jazz Fest," will mark its 34th year by opening one day sooner, expanding and intensifying its legendary presentation of Louisiana's historic and contemporary contributions to world culture, o
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

OSCAR-WINNER CONRAD HALL DIES Oscar-winning cinematographer Conrad L. Hall died Saturday at a Santa Monica, Calif., hospital of complications from bladder cancer. He was 76.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: In the 'Shadows' of Motown

Early in the new documentary "Standing in the Shadows of Motown," the filmmakers visit a record store and ask customers to identify the Funk Brothers. Their ove
GARY GRAFF

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The Rolling Stones launched their 40th anniversary tour at Boston's Fleet Center with the self-assured cockiness of a band that knows how good it still is, playing a set of hits including "Satisfaction," "Jumping Jack Flash," "Street Fighting Man," "Brown
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

R. Kelly was cleared to leave Illinois to perform in Miami over the weekend. The singer was ordered to surrender his passport and avoid illegal contact with minors.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Shaggy, Soulive and Elvis Costello have been added to the who's who of support acts opening for the Rolling Stones on the "Licks" tour, which kicks off in Boston on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock news: Music's high and low notes

A two-disc Black Sabbath retrospective is set for release Oct. 15 on Warner Bros. by Records/Rhino Entertainment.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

The Rolling Stones returned to the stage to play "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" in a surprise Toronto club show as the band revved up for the upcoming tour that kicks off in Boston Sept. 2.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

John Sinclair has had a rich career as a poet, musician, activist and radio personality. In the 1960s he was a key counterculture figure in Detroit who managed the legendary MC5. Sinclair's influence was so pervasive John Lennon even wrote a song about hi
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's highs and lows

BJORK INVITES FANS TO CHOOSE 'HITS' PACKAGE
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Rock News Two: The week in pop music

DAVID LEE ROTH, SAMMY HAGAR It's official: former Van Halen frontmen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar are teaming up to co-headline the "Song For Song, The Heavyweight Champs Of Rock'N'Roll" tour.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

HARPER, FARRELL AND POP Rumors that Ben Harper, Perry Farrell, and Iggy Pop have been dropped from the Virgin label have been greatly exaggerated, according to the record company.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

R.E.M.'s PETER BUCK R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been acquitted on air rage charges. On Friday, a London jury found the rocker innocent of the charges that led to his spending two days in a British jail ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

EMI Jane's Addiction lead singer Perry Farrell reportedly could be one of the first big names dropped by EMI.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Bassist Allen Woody and guitarist Warren Haynes anchored the Allman Brothers through most of the 1990s, and when they split off to form Gov't Mule with drummer
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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