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  • 10 things you might not know about music festivals

    10 things you might not know about music festivals
    As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals: 1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
  • Rocking a look

    Rocking a look
    Summer rock festivals present as unique a model for fashion trends as Lady Gaga does. But what the fans wear is much more relatable — even for the Mamas and the Papas generation — than the poker-faced singer's picks. "That's because, first...
  • Jay-Z widens the festival tent

    Jay-Z widens the festival tent
    The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis. In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
  • A lot like Kate Moss

    A lot like Kate Moss
    UNLIKE the closets of most style celebrities, Kate Moss' coveted wardrobe is not about her turn on the red carpet or her image peering out from the cover of almost every fashion magazine. For Moss it's those moments in between all the glamour that are...
  • Paul McCartney finds himself in a new place

    Paul McCartney finds himself in a new place
    A chilly morning wind was blowing down Sixth Avenue, but it was warm inside Radio City Music Hall even though the grand old palace was hushed and its balconies deserted. A production team was busy preparing for the night's concert, an all-star charity...
  • Wellies a hit at music fests and beyond

    Flip-flops face an unlikely footwear rival this summer: The Wellington boot, aka wellies, waders, fishing boots, festival boots. Since supermodel Kate Moss wore them with cutoff jeans at the Glastonbury music festival a couple of years ago, they have...
  • 'Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten' a fitting tribune to the founder of The Clash

    'Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten' a fitting tribune to the founder of The Clash
    Music documentaries are musical sermons in cinematic form. Some offer revelations, films that take us into a genre of music or the psyche of a musician. Others are preached to the choir, films built on inside information that only the already-converted...
  • Winehouse strikes back at Glastonbury fan

    Winehouse strikes back at Glastonbury fan
    Amy Winehouse was packing a punch at the Glastonbury music festival. After taking the stage Saturday, the troubled singer climbed down into the pit and scuffled briefly with a reveler. It was unclear what sparked the altercation but witnesses say a...
  • Rap Icon Jay-Z Announced As Beastie Boys Replacement At All Points West Festival

    Rap Icon Jay-Z Announced As Beastie Boys Replacement At All Points West Festival
    Hip Hop icon Jay-Z has been tapped to headline day one of the All Points West Music Festival in Jersey City next week. The Brooklyn-native fills in the vacant spot left open by the Beastie Boys who were forced to cancel their appearance - along with...
  • Gas prices have rock tours reelin'

    Gas prices have rock tours reelin'
    OUT IN the hardscrabble world of rock concert touring, promoter Sean Carlson has learned a thing or two about eateries. "Japanese restaurants are the best," said Carlson, founder of the F Yeah Fest that's hitting 27 cities in 27 days this month. He isn'...
  • How Phish Fest 8 rocked Coachella's world

     
    For any festival-goer left rubbing his hipster beard in confusion about what precipitated the biggest changes at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival -- specifically the organizers’ choice to abolish single-day tickets, allow in-and-...
  • Widening the Coachella tent: Jay-Z, the uniter

     
    The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis.In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...