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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for April 17-23, 2006.
By United Press International

Detroit rock leads Big Night Out lineup

SYDNEY, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Detroit rockers The White Stripes and Iggy Pop & the Stooges will hit the stage for the 2006 Big Day Out festival in Australia and New Zealand.

'Best-of' shows Iggy Pop's lust for rock

MIAMI, July 19 (UPI) -- Iggy Pop hopes his new best-of album leaves one impression with its listeners -- that he is, first and foremost a musician.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 21, the 111th day of 2005 with 254 to follow.
By United Press International

Metallica finds drummer replacement

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 7 (UPI) -- Metallica had to audition drummers at the last minute at the Download festival in Glasgow, Scotland, after Lars Ulrich got sick.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, April 21, the 112th day of 2004 with 254 to follow.
By United Press International

New Orleans tries Voodoo to build tourism

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Macedonian filmmaker Julija Naskova came to New Orleans to screen her film "Kitchen Bird Cocoon" at the inaugural New Orleans Media Experience and found herself
BY JOHN SWENSON

Iggy Pop to grace Voodoo fest

NEW ORLEASE, La., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Legendary shock rocker Iggy Pop has been added to the lineup for the fifth annual Voodoo music festival scheduled for the Halloween weekend in New Orleans.

Iggy Pop to perform with The Stooges

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Iggy Pop will perform live with his punk rock band The Stooges next Wednesday in New York at a benefit for the fight against AIDS.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 15-21.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2003 with 254 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Iggy Pop, whose real name is James Jewel Osterberg, who was born in 1947 (age 56); Paul Carrack of Mike and the Mechanics, formerly with Squeeze, as well as with Ace, in 1951 (age 52); and Robert Smith of The Cure in 1957 (age 46
By United Press International

People

The latest effort by lovebirds Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez continues to put audiences to sleep, despite a $5 million redo of the ending.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Veteran rockers ZZ Top are set to hit the road in support of the band's 14th album, "Mescalero," due out April 15.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Rose Stone, keyboardist with Sly and the Family Stone, who was born in 1945 (age 57); Roger Hodgson, formerly with Supertramp, in 1950 (age 52); Stylistics lead singer Russell Thompkins Jr. in 1951 (age 51); KC and the Sunshine B
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Hard rockers System of a Down and filmmaker Michael Moore are collaborating on an anti-war video for the band's track "Boom!"
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Cory Wells of Three Dog Night, who was born in 1942 (age 61); Charles Winfield of Blood Sweat and Tears in 1943 (age 60); Al Kooper, formerly with Blood Sweat and Tears, and Atlanta Rhythm Section guitarist J.R. Cobb, both in 194
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for February 1-7.
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

An international super-spy and a mobster seeking analysis knocked boy wizard Harry Potter from his perch atop the box office to the No. 3 spot this weekend.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Paul McCartney is set to release a Beatles recording that has never been issued and hasn't been heard in 35 years as a soundtrack to a documentary of his late wife Linda's photographs, the Sunday Times of London reports.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Four Tops lead singer Levi Stubbs in 1936 (age 65); Gary "U.S." Bonds in 1939 (age 62); country's Joe Stampley of Moe and Joe in 1943 (age 58); Peter Albin, bassist with Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Tangerine Dream's
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, June 1 through June 7.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2002 with 254 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase. There are no morning stars.
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 21) Today's birthdays include Iggy Pop, whose real name is James Jewel Osterberg, who was born in 1947 (age 55); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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