Experience Music Project Report #5: James Brown, Maceo Parker, J.B.'s Briefly Reunite

Godfather of Soul, his former saxophonist and backing band close out museum's opening weekend.

Dave Matthews, Neil Young Play Together For Farm Aid

Barenaked Ladies, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle, Supersuckers also perform at annual benefit.

Best Of '99: Joe Strummer Revives Clash Songs Onstage

Launching first U.S. tour in decade, punk pioneer also plays tunes from upcoming solo album.

Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds Launch Acoustic Tour

Setting was idyllic for opening of outing, but audience was unruly.

It's 1999, But Phish Party Like It's Any Ol' Night

New Year's Eve show notable, strangely, for its relative normalcy.

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck Challenges Logging Industry, Politicians

Guitarist takes time off from promoting band's next LP, Up, to speak against the destruction of ancient forests.

R.E.M., Pearl Jam Plea With Gore To Save Forests

Rock superstars to mail letter asking for a meeting with the vice president.

Original P And New Acts Dominate NXNW Confab

Steady flow of music by young bands drowns out the panels at music-industry event.

Beastie Boys Turn Tables On Opening Night

Punk-rap trio launches first outing in three years with mind-blowing display of disco lights and dynamic sound.

Ol' Dirty Bastard Forgets His Troubles And Gets Rappin'

Wu-Tang Clan member opens first solo tour to a small but enthusiastic crowd in Seattle.

Sub Pop 10th Anniversary Pays Tribute To Cobain

Seattle indie label celebrates a decade of music while remembering late Nirvana leader.

Bow Wow Wow Wows Fans With Recording Plans

Reunited new-wave band famous for 'I Want Candy' planning new album and record deal.

Live: Presidents Of The USA Go Out With A Bang

Before 1,500 screaming fans, post-grunge trio pull out all the stops and smash their instruments.

Jane's Addiction End Tour On High Note

Band goes their separate ways, leaving the door open for possible future projects.

Pavement Frontman Sings To Save The Wilderness

Attends benefit as member of Crust Brothers to raise money and environmental awareness.

Brad Wind Down As Stone Gossard Gears Up

Pearl Jam guitarist takes detour from responsibilities touring with Brad to return to Pearl Jam.

Insomniacs Lose Sleep Over Halloween Garage Shock Gig

Band has waited years to play Halloween weekend fest that raises money for struggling acts.

Estrus Records Owner Fights Fire With Fire

Mono Man leader and garage rock label exec puts passions into lifting business from the ashes.

Zach de la Rocha Rages Against The Sheriff

'So sheriff, you think you can intimidate us?'

Bowie Back With Out Of This World Show

The legendary rocker performs old and new material with help of back-up band of bald androids.

Beck Hysteria Rocks Bumbershoot Festival

Surviving Nirvana Members Reunite At Bumbershoot