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News for October 2007

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Porter Wagoner, 1927-2007

Country Star Porter Wagoner Dies (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Porter Wagoner was known for a string of country hits in the '60s, perennial appearances at the Grand Ole Opry in his trademark rhinestone suits, and for launching the career of Dolly Parton. Like many older performers, his star had faded in recent ...

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Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Michael Franti and Spearhead Top Best Year Yet With "Yell Fire! Live"

Celebrating 2006 Pukkelpop Recording "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" Performance Confirmed For November 5 Michael Franti and Spearhead will celebrate the release of the live, digital-only version of its acclaimed breakthrough and Anti- debut Yell Fire! on November 5 with a performance of CBS-TV's "The Late Late Show ...

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Friday, October 19th, 2007

Michael Franti Sings The Weeds' Theme Song

Golden Globe® Award-nominated for Best Comedy Series, the show is back this third season's with 15 episodes featuring a new version of the "Little Boxes" theme song for each one. Tune in to SHOWTIME this Monday, October 22, 2007 at 10pm ET/PT to hear Franti's version of ...

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Michael Franti Echoes Bob Marley at Festival

by Benjy Eisen Spinner.com Singer-songwriter, hip-hop artist and peace activist Michael Franti is usually right at home on festival stages, having performed at virtually every major American festival from Bonnaroo to Coachella. But he felt especially at home at the inaugural Echo Project, an event that combines a loaded ...

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