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Grammy Organisers Apologise For Moore Snub

11th February 2009

The organisers of Sunday's (08Feb09) Grammy Awards have apologised for failing to include late DAVE MATTHEWS BAND star LEROI MOORE in the tribute section of the show. The prizegiving includes a section honouring music greats who...

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Fans Angry Over Leroi Moore's Grammy Omission

11th February 2009

Grammy organisers have been criticised by fans after they failed to include Dave Matthews saxophonist LeRoi Moore in a video obituary section.Moore died aged 46 after a vehicle accident on his farm last August but...

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Bruce Springsteen To Play Hyde Park

10th February 2009

Bruce Springsteen has been announced as the headline act of the Hard Rock Calling event in Hyde Park this summer.The American legend will be supported by the Dave Matthews Band and The Gaslight Anthem on...

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Petty Is Top Tour

22nd September 2008

Rising gas prices and recession fears in the U.S. didn't upset TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS' tour - the veteran rockers beat THE POLICE and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND to top the touring charts in North...

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Matthews Leads Moore Tributes

20th August 2008

Singer DAVE MATTHEWS has paid tribute to LeROI MOORE, a founding member of the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, who died on Tuesday (19Aug08). Moore passed away at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center following complications from injuries...

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Sax Player Injured In Atv Accident

1st July 2008

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND star LEROI MOORE is recovering in hospital after falling from an all-terrain quad bike on his farm in Virginia. The saxophonist, 46, has been listed in "fair condition". Moore will be replaced...

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Dave Matthews Band Keyboard Player Quits

29th May 2008

Keyboard player BUTCH TAYLOR has quit the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND on the eve of the group's North American summer tour. No reason has been given for his departure, but the band's publicist insists Taylor will...

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Bon Jovi Set For Concert In The Park

30th April 2008

Rockers BON JOVI are set to join the ranks of SIMON + GARFUNKEL, GARTH BROOKS, DIANA ROSS and the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND by staging a concert in Central Park. The band has decided not to end...

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Bon Jovi Set For Concert In The Park

30th April 2008

Rockers BON JOVI are set to join the ranks of SIMON + GARFUNKEL, GARTH BROOKS, DIANA ROSS and the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND by staging a concert in Central Park. The band has decided not to...

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Girl 'Wasn't Assaulted' At Dave Matthews Band Gig

20th August 2007

A 15-year-old girl who police thought had been sexually assaulted at a DAVE MATTHEWS BAND concert last Tuesday (14Aug07) reportedly wasn't raped but had agreed to consensual sexual contact with another 15-year-old. According to officials,...

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Stars To Play Free Gig At Virginia Tech

2nd August 2007

Rockers JOHN MAYER, NAS and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are to play a free concert at Virginia Tech in September (07), to help the university's students begin the academic year positively following April's (07) campus massacre....

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The Police Headline Us Live Earth Concert

10th April 2007

Reformed rockers THE POLICE will headline the US leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's summer (07) Live Earth environmental awareness mega-gig. The trio will be joined onstage at New Jersey's Giants Stadium on...

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Stones Are Music's Biggest Earners

26th January 2007

THE ROLLING STONES have been named the music industry's biggest earners of 2006, according to a new list published by Forbes magazine. The SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL rockers raked in a staggering $150.6 million (GBP79.2...

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Hits Compilation Beats All Comers To Number One In The Us

15th November 2006

America's 23rd instalment of hits compilation NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC has stormed to the top of the Billboard charts in its first week on release. The album, which features hits by FERGIE and...

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Dave Matthews Band Ask Fans For Greatest Hits Help

9th August 2006

US rockers the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are calling on their fans to help them select tracks for their upcoming hits compilation. Dave Matthews Band are planning their first greatest hits compilation "in order to fulfil...

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Rockers Contribute Tracks To Male Cancer Album

26th July 2006

PAUL WELLER, GRANDADDY and STEREOPHONICS are among a host of bands who have donated a song to an album raising money for testicular cancer research in the UK. Other groups appearing on BOLLOCKS TO CANCER...

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Dave Matthews Fights Carbon Emissions

29th June 2006

US rockers the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND have pumped money into a carbon dioxide emissions "offsetting" program in a bid to make up for the years they pumped out pollution while on tour. The band has...

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Fascinating Fact 1551

29th May 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND violinist and tennis fanatic BOYD TINSLEY has been chosen to compose the official theme music for America's TV coverage of this year's (06) Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

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Dave Matthews Band Gives $1.5 Million To New Orleans

27th April 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND have pledged a $1.5 million (GBP900,000) challenge grant towards building the New Orleans Habitat Musicians' Village, to help America's gulf coast recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina. THE SPACE BETWEEN rockers...

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Sheryl Crow Goes Live

20th March 2006

SHERYL CROW has announced a full US tour this summer (06) in a bid to show fans she isn't going to let her cancer diagnosis ruin her career. The singer/songwriter recently cancelled her spring (06)...

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Sheryl Crow Plans Her Return

15th March 2006

Cancer sufferer SHERYL CROW isn't letting the disease stop her career - after cancelling her March (06) tour to fight her illness, Crow is planning to bounce back with stadium dates. The singer will support...

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U2 Top Rolling Stone Rich List

14th March 2006

Irish rockers U2 have beaten THE ROLLING STONES and THE EAGLES to top the 2005 rock rich list, drawn up by Rolling Stone magazine. BONO and his bandmates made an estimated $154.2 million (GBP90.7 million)...

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Kaiser Chiefs Blast American Live 8 Performers

27th February 2006

English band KAISER CHIEFS were shocked by their fellow performers at the US leg of the Live 8 charity gigs last summer (02JUL05), because so many of the artists didn't care about poverty. The...

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U2 Top Touring Earners Of 2005

14th December 2005

Irish rockers U2 are the top earning touring band or artist this year (05), according to a chart compiled by US magazine Billboard. The BEAUTIFUL DAY hitmakers grossed $260 million (GBP144.4 million) and attracted...

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Clarkson's New Rocker Boyfriend

1st December 2005

Texan singer KELLY CLARKSON is elated, after finally finding love. The original AMERICAN IDOL victor, 23, has been romantically linked to rocker GRAHAM COLTON, 24, whose GRAHAM COLTON BAND is the opening act on...

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Vertigo Takes U2 To New Heights At Roadwork Awards

27th October 2005

U2 were the expected victors at last night's (26OCT05) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards after the band claimed a clutch of prizes for its VERTIGO trek. The Irish supergroup claimed the Top Tour and...

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John Plans A Birthday Treat For Midler

21st October 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN is planning a special treat for BETTE MIDLER's 60th birthday on 31 October (05) - he'll perform at a benefit gala held in her honour. Midler plans to combine her big...

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Fascinating Fact 361

13th October 2005

Star-studded Hurricane Katrina benefit concerts, staged at New York's Radio City Music Hall and Madison Square Garden on 20 September (05) raised over $9 million (GBP5 million) for the cause. The shows featured SIR ELTON...

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Vertigo Leads Touring Awards

6th October 2005

U2's Vertigo tour will lead the way at the upcoming Billboard Touring Awards after claiming four nominations this morning (06OCT05). The Irish rockers' sell-out outing is a finalist in the Top Tour, Top Draw...

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Fascinating Fact 235

22nd September 2005

Rockers THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND will be honoured with the Humanitarian Award during Roadwork '05: The Billboard Touring Conference And Awards in New York next month (OCT05) in recognition of the group's charitable efforts....

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