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Kanye West, Elton John to perform at the Bonnaroo music fest

Kanye West, Elton John to perform at the Bonnaroo music fest

MANCHESTER, Tenn., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Kanye West, Elton John and Lionel Richie have been booked to perform at Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival this summer, organizers said Thursday.

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Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys to play Glastonbury

Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys to play Glastonbury

LONDON, March 28 (UPI) -- Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons are to be the headlining acts at the Glastonbury Festival in England on the last weekend in June.

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Blur, Wu-Tang Clan join Coachella music fest lineup

Blur, Wu-Tang Clan join Coachella music fest lineup

INDIO, Calif., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service and Wu-Tang Clan have been booked to perform at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

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Guillermo Del Toro to helm 3D 'Pinocchio'

Guillermo Del Toro to helm 3D 'Pinocchio'

HOLLYWOOD, May 10 (UPI) -- Guillermo Del Toro is to co-direct the 3D stop-motion animated film "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio" with Mark Gustafson, said Hollywood's Jim Henson Co.

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Serkis set for 'Threepenny' film

Serkis set for 'Threepenny' film

LONDON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- British actor Andy Serkis will star in a motion-capture film version of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical "The Threepenny Opera," Empire Online said.
Jones, Spinal Tap booked for Glastonbury

Jones, Spinal Tap booked for Glastonbury

LONDON, May 25 (UPI) -- The musical acts Status Quo, Tom Jones, Franz Ferdinand and Spinal Tap have all been booked for this year's Glastonbury Festival in England, organizers said.

William Morris Agency expands music sector

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The William Morris Agency, based in Beverly Hills, Calif., is expanding its international music operation, the company announced Tuesday.

Musicians covering Cohen for film

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Musicians ranging from Nick Cave to U2 have come together to cover Canadian-born singer Leonard Cohen's works for a new film inspired by the singer.

Liam Gallagher better than Elvis?

VALENCIA, Spain, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- British rocker Liam Gallagher, who once claimed his band was better than the Beatles, is now taking on a U.S. rock icon -- Elvis Presley.

Guy Pearce to play Houdini in British film

LONDON, July 22 (UPI) -- British actor Guy Pearce has been tapped as magician Harry Houdini for Gillian Armstrong's "Death Defying Acts."

'Dido: Live' to release first live DVD/CD

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) -- "Dido: Live," the first live DVD/CD release from singer Dido, filmed last August at London's Brixton Academy, has been scheduled for release.

Poetry inspired new Wallflowers album

AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 (UPI) -- Jakob Dylan says poets provided the main inspiration for "Rebel, Sweetheart," the new album by his band, the Wallflowers. "I tended to read a lot more poetry," says Dylan, specifying W.H. Auden and T.S. Eliot. "When I started writing, I recognized a certa

Stars line up for 'Shrek 2' album

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19 (UPI) -- The soundtrack for "Shrek 2" features songs from Counting Crows, David Bowie, Tom Waits and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
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