Ironically, the Lilith Fair has become something of a whipping boy for this summer's slew of concert-industry woes. After all, it's a big-name package tour from the late-'90s glory days that revived itself this year, only to deal with 10 cancellations out of 36 dates, fire sales on tickets, and acts dropping out left and right. Though far from a disaster, it nonetheless made an easier target than, say, the completely canceled Limp Bizkit reunion tour for two reasons: First, its "celebration of women in music" intent draws sneers from both the still-male-dominated rock cognoscenti and those women who feel uncomfortable with the "women in rock" stigma; second, it soldiered on in the face of those problems instead of giving up entirely and... More >>>