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Allman Brothers Band to lose two guitarists this year

Allman Brothers Band to lose two guitarists this year

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. guitarists Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes have announced their plans to leave the Allman Brothers Band this year to pursue other projects.
Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

Santana, Allman Brothers to play six shows

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana and the Santana Band will share the stage with The Allman Brothers Band for six co-headlining dates in the United States this July.
White House celebrates the blues

White House celebrates the blues

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup headed by B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck helped U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate the blues at the White House Tuesday.
The Dead to rise for tour this spring

The Dead to rise for tour this spring

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The surviving members of the iconic rock group the Grateful Dead have announced plans to embark on their first U.S. concert tour in five years.

Christmas Jam benefit hits 18th year

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Habitat For Humanity will be the beneficiary of a long-lived charity rock show this weekend in North Carolina.

Frampton tries his hand at instrumentals

DETROIT, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Peter Frampton's new album "Fingerprints" is comprised entirely of instrumental songs, including a cover of Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun."

Spencer Dryden benefit concert on Saturday

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (UPI) -- A musical icon of the 1960s, Spencer Dryden, the drummer for Jefferson Starship, is hoping a benefit concert in San Francisco will help him get heart surgery.

Rock group Gov't Mule adds Andy Hess

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The rock group Gov't Mule has chosen Andy Hess as its first permanent bassist since Allen Woody died in August 2000.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, who was born in 1945 (age 58); Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival also in 1945 (age 58); Left Banke keyboardist Michael Brown in 1949 (age 54); the Average White Band's Steve Ferrone in 1950 (age 53);
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Rock News Two: The week in pop

After months of vituperation, Justin Timberlake finally admits former lover Britney Spears broke his heart in a cover interview for the February issue of Vibe.
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Guitarist Warren Haynes and drummer Matt Abts celebrated the memory of their late partner, bassist Allen Woody, with two spectacular nights of music at New York's Beacon theater.
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Rock News Two: The week in pop music

New Orleans rockers The Radiators partied with a group of fans at the Atlantis Resort complex in the Bahamas. The "Aztec Vacation" theme party was arranged by graphic artist Kingsley Stoken, whose colorful poster designs are the calling card of his Radia
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule and the Allman Brothers has finalized the list for his annual Christmas benefit show. The guitarist's 14th annual Christmas Jam, Dec. 21 in Asheville, N.C., will feature performances by Gov't Mule, John Hiatt & the Goners, moe.
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It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

The Gov't Mule saga continues. Guitarist Warren Haynes, leader of the power trio spinoff from the Allman Brothers Band, nearly decided to pack it in after his s
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Grateful Dead fans are eagerly awaiting the Aug. 3-4 reunion of the surviving members of the band at Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wis. "Terrapin Station" is the first full-fledged reunion of the former bandmates since Dead vocalist/guitarist
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Grateful Dead fans are buzzing over the spectacular performances being delivered by former GD bassist Phil Lesh's band, Phil Lesh and Friends, on the current summer tour.
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The Who opened its U.S. tour Monday at the Hollywood Bowl with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, the surviving members of the band, offering up the only appropriate tribute to their late partner, bassist John Entwistle, who died last week on the eve of th
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Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

It's no secret that Phil Lesh & Friends has evolved into the best of the post-Grateful Dead solo projects; even the band's most ardent supporters are likely to
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Guitarist Warren Haynes was the star of the weekend at the Bonneroo festival in Manchester, Tenn., playing with his own band, Gov't Mule, after jamming with another band. Haynes joined Les Claypool's Frog Brigade Friday on the Stadium Stage at Bonnaroo to
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Rock 'n' Roll -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Each year the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival offers a sub-theme highlighting a particular world music culture. The native American theme of this year's
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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 25) Today's birthdays include Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, who was born in 1945 (age 57); Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival also in 1945 (age 57); Left Banke keyboardist Michael Brown in 1949 (age 53); ...
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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 20) Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Tillotson, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Jimmy Winston of Small Faces in 1945 (age 57); ...
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Rock News Two: The week in pop music

GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

INTRIGUING PEOPLE
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