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How Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Hologram Rescued Wu-Tang Clan’s Rock the Bells Disaster

Wu-Tang Clan's Sunday night performance at the Rock the Bells festival may have resurrected Ol' Dirty Bastard, but the gig ended with the hip-hop legends…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2013

Will Live-Streams Impact the Summer Music-Festival Market?

When Paul McCartney shuffled on to the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, 80,000 fans gawked from the trampled fields of Manchester,…
Adam K. Raymond / June 26, 2013

Rock the Bells Adds Action Bronson, Riff Raff, Deltron 3030, Pusha T, J. Cole to 2013 Lineup

Action Bronson, J. Cole, Deltron 3030, KRS-One, Riff Raff, and Pusha T have all joined the lineup for this year's Rock the Bells festival. The annual…
Kyle McGovern / June 25, 2013

Holo-ODB?: Rock the Bells Plan to Revive Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E

Rock the Bells' 2013 lineup is packed with living talent, but it also includes two head-turning posthumous acts. This year's 10th anniversary bill features "original…
Marc Hogan / May 15, 2013

Rock the Bells 2012 Lineup: Missy Elliott, Bone Thugs, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Organizers Guerilla Union announced the lineup last night for this year's Rock the Bells three-stop festival series, which is stacked with several generations of hip-hop…
Devon Maloney / May 16, 2012

Lauryn Hill, Nas Headline Rock the Bells

For the eighth annual traveling Rock the Bells festival, organizers have tapped some of hip-hop and r&b's biggest names. Lauryn Hill, Nas, Cypress Hill, Raekwon…
Kevin O'Donnell / May 25, 2011