1. Patti Smith Helps CBGB Say Goodbye

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The legendary stage of New York rock club CBGB got its final workout last night (Oct. 15), courtesy of another legend, Patti Smith. Smith -- who played her first show at CBGB in February 1975 and earl The legendary stage of New York rock club CBGB got its final workout last night (Oct. 15),…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Barbra Streisand releases her 60th album on Columbia Records. The set finds the chanteuse covering 12 songs made popular in movies from 1935-1988. "The Movie Album" comprises all-new rec 2005 - Wyclef Jean and Norah Jones make available for download ìAny…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss the Dixie Chicks, Eminem and more! 'NICE' GIRLS Hello Fred, I just read that the Dixie Chicks' "Not Ready to Make Nice" hit No. 40 on the Hot AC chart six months after the song's initial release. Is it typical for a song to move so…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper, Patti Smith, and Company Flow are among the entertainers on hand at New York's Madison Square Garden, adding some musical muscle to a 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  5. Track List Set For Star-Studded Band Tribute

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been finalized. "Endless Highway: The Music of the Band," is due Jan. 30 via 429 Records, an imprint of the Savoy Label Group. The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been…

  6. Maximo Park Recording Sophomore Album

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Maximo Park is recording the follow-up to its 2005 Warp debut, "A Certain Trigger," in London. The group is eyeing 13 tracks for the as-yet-untitled set, which was whittled down after pr U.K. rock act Maximo Park is recording the follow-up to its 2005 Warp debut, "…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1992 - </b>Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Sarah Cannon, in Nashville, Tenn. It is the third child for the Grammy-winning singer and her husband, songwriter Gary Chapman.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - The Vote for Change tour wraps with a star-studded…

  8. New York Dolls Book First Major Tour In 30 Years

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The New York Dolls will kick off their first extended headlining tour in more than 30 years on Nov. 6 in San Diego. The Supersuckers will support on the outing, which runs through Dec. 2 in St. Louis. The New York Dolls will kick off their first extended headlining tour in more than 30 years…

  9. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  10. Modest Mouse Plots Live Dates, Bumps Album

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The good news? Modest Mouse will play a host of live dates in Los Angeles, New York and London next month. The good news? Modest Mouse will play a host of live dates in Los Angeles, New York and London next month. The bad news? The band's highly anticipated new Epic album, "We Were…

  11. Underground Garage

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Wanna have some fun? Tune in to intheattic.tv for Rachel Fuller's Internet TV show. Fuller is a very talented…

  12. Film Roundup: Ludacris Goes Elfin, Matthews Gets Dark

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family drama, respectively. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. Pict Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family…

  13. Old Albums Being Revived Before New Wrens Disc

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Wrens' first two albums will be reissued next month by Wind-Up Records, adding a new chapter to a contentious relationship between band and label. The Wrens' first two albums will be reissued next month by Wind-Up Records, adding a new chapter to a contentious relationship…

  14. Billboard Bits: Twilight Singers, Baby Bash, Kill Rock Stars

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time," will feature guest turns from Mark Lanegan on covers of Massive Attack's "Live With Me" and Fat Freddy's Drop's "Flashback." The Twilight Singers' new EP, "A Stitch in Time,"…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss artists who have succeeded in their solo career as well as their group career, Bob Dylan and future book ideas. NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESSION Fred: A few weeks ago when Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" catapulted to No. 1, something was…

  16. Billboard Bits: Trey Anastasio, John Popper Project, Copyright Bill

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trey Anastasio will DJ on Sirius Satellite Radio for 18 consecutive hours, beginning 6 a.m. ET on Tuesday (Oct. 3). Trey Anastasio will DJ on Sirius Satellite Radio for 18 consecutive hours, beginning 6 a.m. ET on Tuesday (Oct. 3). The session, dubbed "Trey Day, Vol. 2," will also…

  17. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew Perrymakes). "Live with Regis and…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The voice of Bob Marley ushers satellite radio onto the air, promising listeners greater variety on the dial _ for a price _ with the launch of XM Satellite Radio.<br clear="none"/><br c 2003 - Aftermath/Interscope artist 50 Cent dominates the…

  19. Toby Love

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Move over Lil Jon, there's a new king in town -- Toby Love, the king of crunkchata. Never heard of chunkchata before? That's because Love is looking to start a new Latin music revolution by…

  20. Federline Goes 'Crazy' With Britney On Debut CD

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Federline has inked a licensing deal with Reincarnate Music for the Oct. 31 release of his debut album, "Playing With Fire." Kevin Federline has inked a licensing deal with Reincarnate Music for the Oct. 31 release of his debut album, "Playing With Fire." The 11…

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