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Stephen Marley To Release Debut Album, 'Mind Control,' March 20

3/7/2007 2:57pm EST
Stephen Marley
There's an old black and white photo of Stephen Marley; it's a portrait of the lion as a young man. He's standing against a wall of bamboo rocking short hair and an '80s-style I-Threes t-shirt—puffed up and proud the way only a rebel youth can be. But there's something else in the image—something about the intensity and focus in Stephen's face even as a teen—that shows in an instant that having the last name "Marley" has nothing to do with being the son of a musical icon or an heir to a throne. It does, however, have everything to do with being an individual with a purpose.

Stephen ham...
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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Announces Initial 2007 Lineup

2/14/2007 12:38pm EST
Police
Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce the initial lineup for the 2007 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The sixth annual four-day camping and music festival will be held on June 14-17 on the same beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville.

A full list of confirmed acts follows, and more will be announced in the coming weeks. The final Bonnaroo 2007 lineup will total over 100 bands and 20 comedians performing on 13 stages over four days. Tickets go on sale exclusively through bonnaroo.com on Friday, February 23 at 12:00 PM ...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 1)

12/31/2006 12:00pm EST
Arctic Monkeys
From Arctic Monkeys to Zutons to Britney's divorce to the most overplayed song of the year (hint: it's not James Blunt's You're Beautiful), 2006 was unmatched in musical diversity. There were albums we didn't even realize came out and artists we didn't even realize were still around. There were reunions and breakups too. Here's a brief summary of 2006: The Year in Music...

The new year kicked off somewhat quietly; however, it was the debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, from the Arctic Monkeys, the band that U.S. critics bashed despite storming to the top of the...
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Green Day Get Environmental

11/20/2006 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

10/28/2006 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

8/30/2006 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

1/24/2006 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

1/23/2006 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

11/30/2005 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

10/28/2005 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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