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Green Day Get Environmental

November 20th, 2006 8:11am EST
Green Day
Punk rockers Green Day and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today announced a major new campaign, Move America Beyond Oil, to mobilize and empower music fans to demand clean, renewable energy solutions that break our dangerous dependence on oil -- a fuel that threatens both our security and our environment. The pairing unites one of the world's most popular and socially conscious rock groups with one of the nation's most effective environmental action groups.

"This campaign is about channeling the power of millions into something positive and powerful. People are sick of ou...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 28

October 28th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Joaquin Phoenix
Happy Birthday to actor Joaquin Phoenix (1974), Former Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis (1972), singer/songwriter Ben Harper (1968), Pretty Woman Julia Roberts (1967), software tycoon Bill Gates (1955), Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner (1949), NYPD Blue actor Dennis Franz (1944), southern rock fiddler, Charlie Daniels (1937), and discoverer of the polio vaccine Dr. Jonas Salk (1914).
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Top Musicians Participate In "Wear Your Music" Campaign; Guitar String Bracelets Benefit Charities

August 30th, 2006 12:11pm EDT
John Mayer
Relix, the magazine for music, announced that top artists John Mayer, Keith Richards and Anna Nalick have been added to the list of musicians participating in its "Wear Your Music" campaign. Created by noted designer Hannah Gasner of AZU Studio, Relix President/Publisher Steve Bernstein and sponsored by DR Handmade Strings, the Relix Band is a fashionable accessory created by previously played strings from top artists. The bracelets are available at www.relix.com/wearyourmusic.

"I think this is a terrific idea and I'm more than happy to be a part of it," said Carlos Santana. "The chari...
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Ben Harper On Both Sides Of The Gun

January 24th, 2006 8:19pm EST
Ben Harper
Ben Harper would like to clear up any misconceptions about his upcoming album. 'Both Sides Of The Gun' is a two disc set that will retail for the price of a single album since Ben want to make it clear it isn't a double album, just side A and B. "I'd appreciate your help deciding which is which 'cause for me it depends on the time and place", says Ben.

"It's only just over an hour's worth of music, so it's not a case of not editing my work or mid-career megalomania," he points out. "One half is as raw and loose as anything I've ever done and the other half is as introspective and inti...
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Jack Johnson, Willie Nelson & Ben Harper To Play Earth Day Fest In Hawaii

January 23rd, 2006 10:07pm EST
Jack Johnson
Hawaii's own, Grammy nominated musician Jack Johnson is proud to host the Third Annual Kokua Festival on Earth Day - April 22nd, 2006 at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition to the Oahu show, the Kokua Festival is again coming to Maui on April 19th, 2006 to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) at the A&B Amphitheater in Kahului, Maui.

Jack Johnson will be joined on stage by country music legend Willie Nelson with his Maui based jam partners, the Planetary Bandits, soulful folk musician Ben Harper, local ambassador of aloha Henry Kapono, new Hawaiian reggae talent Paul...
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2006 Langerado Music Festival Initial Line-Up Announced

November 30th, 2005 12:46pm EST
Ben Harper
Music festival season begins early in South Florida, and the Langerado Music Festival is the destination of choice for traveling music lovers ready to start the journey. The festival, now in its fourth year, is preparing to host a slew of fans from colder climates: music lovers, college spring-breakers and sun seekers who are aching for festival season to begin. For 2006 Langerado announces its biggest and best line-up ever:

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Black Crowes, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, The Meters, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Keller Williams, Burning Spear, G. L...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 28

October 28th, 2005 3:00am EDT
Joaquin Phoenix
Happy Birthday to actor Joaquin Phoenix (1974), Former Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis (1972), singer/songwriter Ben Harper (1968), Pretty Woman Julia Roberts (1967), software tycoon Bill Gates (1955), Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner (1949), NYPD Blue actor Dennis Franz (1944), southern rock fiddler, Charlie Daniels (1937), and discoverer of the polio vaccine Dr. Jonas Salk (1914).
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