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April 20, 2006 

Jack Utsick
Jack Utsick Accused Of $300 Million Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday it has charged independent promoter Jack Utsick with improperly raising $300 million from 1998 through 2005 by selling investments in shows featuring performers such as Shania Twain and Aerosmith.


GRI To Manage House of Blues Hotel In Chicago

Gemstone Resorts International, LLC, a leading resort and hotel management company, today announced that it has signed a contract to manage the 367-room House of Blues hotel in downtown Chicago, Ill.

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Appleseed Recordings
Attorney, social activist, music producer, organizer, writer and business owner Jim Musselman is the founder of Appleseed Recordings.
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Jim Diamond (AP Photo)
White Stripes Sued By Co-Producer

A producer who worked on the first two White Stripes albums claims he deserves a share of the royalties, saying he played a pivotal role in creating the band's signature sound.


Six Canadian Labels Leave CRIA

Six top Canadian independent record companies have left the Canadian Recording Industry Association citing differences over CRIA's direction.


Bruce Springsteen (AP Photo)
Springsteen To Tour With New Band

Bruce Springsteen will tour with his new Seeger Sessions Band in support of his upcoming album, "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions."


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Fans Go To War With Summer Festival Ticket Scalpers

Fans who were left empty handed following this year's ticket rush for summer festivals have reacted furiously to scalpers posting tickets online at inflated prices.


The Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Nikon Signs On As Jones Beach Theater Name Sponsor

Photography company Nikon Inc. has struck a deal with Live Nation for the exclusive naming rights at the Jones Beach Amphitheater.


Neil Young (AP Photo)
Young's Anti-War Album A Growing Drumbeat

If the snippets Neil Young is posting on his Web site are any indication, his upcoming album, "Living With War," will be a serious musical broadside against the Bush administration and the Iraq war.

The Little Willies

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Roger Waters (AP Photo)
Roger Waters Moves Concert From Tel Aviv

Pink Floyd bass player Roger Waters has moved his summer concert from Tel Aviv to the joint Jewish-Arab village of Neve Shalom, Channel 2 TV has reported.

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