1. More Than A Comedian

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Steve Martin displays specially inscribed Gibson banjo he received along with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at Washington's Kennedy Center. Actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin displays specially inscribed Gibson banjo presented to him Oct. 23 as he receives the…

  2. Upcoming book releases

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Upcoming book releases Rock And Roll Archaeologist: How I Chased Down Kurt's Stratocaster, the "Layla" Guitar, and Janis's Boa Peter Blecha Sasquatch Publication Date: Nov. 9 Puccini Without Excuses William Berger Vintage Publication Date: Nov. 8 My Sax Life: A Memoir…

  3. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Mr. Tambourine Man" "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) • Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979); Biograph/'64 (1985); The Bootleg Series, Volume 5: Live 1975—The Rolling Thunder Revue …

  4. Henry Rollins / Oct. 20, 2005 / Levittown, N.Y. (Governors Comedy Cabaret)

    October 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and insightful monologues could easily be classified as comedy. Although he's often billed as a spoken word performer, Henry Rollins' humorous and insightful monologues could easily be…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, original guitarist for Canned Heat, is found dead in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is undetermined.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid…

  6. Crowes, MMJ, AllStars Set For New Year's Show

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have tapped My Morning Jacket and the North Mississippi Allstars for a New Year's Eve show at New York's Madison Square Garden, marking the reunited rock act's first headlining concer The Black Crowes have tapped My Morning Jacket and the North Mississippi…

  7. Recordings, Concerts Raise More Hurricane Funds

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The recording also features Terry Dexter and the First Full Gospel Choir of New Orleans. Michael McDonald, Wynona Judd and Eric Benét have joined forces to record "Heart of America," a song to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity 's hurricane aid. The track is already available…

  8. Tunes On TV

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artists: Kelly Clarkson, Hawthorne Heights. "GAC Nights," Great…

  9. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  10. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  11. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third…

  12. Music-Related Katrina Aid Efforts Continue

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded Hurricane Katrina benefit concert "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy" -- featuring Elvis Costello, Lenny Kravitz, Allen Toussaint and others -- will raise funds beyond its New York s Music-related aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina continues to roll in. The star…

  13. Radio City Joins MSG For Katrina Benefit

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters have signed on for a Sept. 20 benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Th Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters…

  14. Tedeschi Shares Her 'Hope And Desire'

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blues/soul artist Susan Tedeschi teams with producer Joe Henry on her new album, "Hope and Desire." Blues/soul artist Susan Tedeschi teams with producer Joe Henry on her new album, "Hope and Desire." Due Oct. 11 as the first release in a new deal with Verve Forecast, the…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  16. TunesOnTV

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 15-21, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brad Paisley. "TRL," MTV Featured artist: Mario, Backstreet Boys. "Access Granted: Scream Tour IV," BET…

  17. Billboard Bits: Velvet Revolver, Setzer, Rollins

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Velvet Revolver, the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Henry Rollins. Velvet Revolver will perform at the official grand opening celebration for New York's Hard Rock Cafe, which is relocating from its 57th location to Times Square. The Sept. 17 event will also feature DJ Mark Ronson…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>At the request of NASA, Diamond Rio hosts a 30th anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center. The group performs in the Rocket Garden area of the Visitor Center.<br clear="none"/><br c 2004 - Legendary Southern Rock figure Lacy Van Zant dies at…

  19. TunesOnTV

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 25-31, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 25 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Babyface (also scheduled: Jessica Biel). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Natalie, Baby Bash …

  20. M.I.A. Back On The Scene For Fall Tour

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT M.I.A. is planning a return to North America for a brief fall headlining tour. M.I.A. is planning a return to North America for a brief fall headlining tour. The Sri Lankan-born, London-based hip-hop/dance artist's run will open Sept. 19, with 11 dates confirmed through an Oct. 5 show in…

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