Showing all 21 Facts found
Click to filter results
A pressure group called Black Information Link criticises the absence of black artists on the bill of the upcoming Live8 concert in London, England, UK, pointing out that Mariah Carey
is the only performer from an ethnic minority. The concert is branded as being ‘hideously white’.
begin their Whack Attack
tour with a show at Jackson Rancheria Casino And Hotel, Jackson, California, USA.
plays at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK.
In court in Santa Maria, California, USA, during the closing days of the Michael Jackson
child molestation trial, Deputy District Attorney Ron Zonen describes the beleaguered superstar as 'a scheming serial paedophile with a drinking problem who should finally be held responsible for sexually abusing young boys.'
plays in The B.B.King nightclub in Times Square, New York City, USA.
The Texas State Bluegrass Festival begins at Brownwood Coliseum, Brownwood, Texas, USA. Acts appearing over the next three days will include Crossties, Liberty Bluegrass, Whitehouse Harmony, Overdrive, Lonesome Whistle, Homestead Pickers, Southern Spice, Triple "L" Band, The Bluegrass Solution, and The Larry Gillis Band.
The Alabama 3 play at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, England, UK.
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson files a lawsuit in the District Court, Fort Myers, Florida, USA, against the Ritz-Carlton hotel, its security director and three sheriff's deputies. The lawsuit stems from a New Year's altercation between Lifeson, his son and Collier County Florida sheriff's deputies at the Ritz-Carlton.
Beck plays at Carling Apollo, Hammersmith, London, England, UK.
The album Chuck by Sum 41
is awarded gold status in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
George Clinton wins a court case in which he was seeking rights to the master recordings of four Funkadelic albums - Hardcore Jollies, One Nation Under A Groove, Uncle Jam Wants You and The Electric Spanking of War Barbie.
The fifth instalment of Madonna
's series of children's books, Lotsa de Casha, is published by Callaway/Puffin in the USA.
plays at The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England, UK.