1. Jim James Jams

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jim James helps Fader celebrate its 40th issue. My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James performs solo Sept. 28 at Fader magazine's 40th issue party in New York. For more details on the set, visit Billboard's JadedInsider.com blog. News Jim James …

  2. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the…

  3. Bare Jr. Rocks With MMJ, Trail Of Dead, Lambchop

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed alt-country singer/songwriter Bobby Bare Jr. is hoping 11 is his lucky number. Bare's forthcoming album, "The Longest Meow," features 11 songs recorded in 11 hours by 11 people. Acclaimed alt-country singer/songwriter Bobby Bare Jr. is hoping 11 is his lucky number.…

  4. Bonnaroo Day One: Petty, Oysterhead, My Morning Jacket

    June 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The annual, sun-drenched music-marathon that is the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival kicked off its fifth year yesterday (June 16) with more than 14 hours of music. First-day highlights included Stevi The annual, sun-drenched music-marathon that is the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival kicked…

  5. M. Ward Looks Beyond 'War' On New Album

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American music and history on his 2004 album "Transistor Radio," his upcoming set explores the human toll of warfare in the modern While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American…

  6. MMJ Roars Back With DVD, Live CD, Pearl Jam Tour

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Last fall, My Morning Jacket had just finished a sold-out tour in support of its latest ATO/RCA album, "Z," which ranked No. 1 on Billboard's annual year-end Critics' Choice poll. Last fall, My Morning Jacket had just finished a sold-out tour in support of its latest ATO…

  7. Billboard Bits: Anastasio, Robert Bradley, Tate

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Trey Anastasio, Robert Bradley, Howard Tate Trey Anastasio has joined the bill for the Black Crowes' New Year's Eve show at New York's Madison Square Garden, replacing My Morning Jacket, which has been forced to back out while frontman Jim James recovers from health…

  8. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket A To 'Z' The January 2004 departure of My Morning Jacket members Johnny Quaid and Danny Cash presented more than just a hole in the lineup: The Louisville, Ky.-based band's longtime recording studio was located on Quaid's grandparents' Indiana farm.…

  9. MMJ, Elton, Petty Head 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although the full track list has not been finalized, My Morning Jacket, Elton John, Tom Petty and Ryan Adams are confirmed to appear on the "Elizabethtown" soundtrack. Although the full track list has not been finalized, My Morning Jacket, Elton John, Tom Petty and Ryan Adams are…

  10. My Morning Jacket Channels Skynyrd In Crowe Film

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket has often drawn comparisons to such southern rock forebears as Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers Band, even if they're rooted more in its members' long-haired, bearded appearanc My Morning Jacket has often drawn comparisons to such southern rock forebears as…

  11. My Morning Jacket Stretches Out On 'Z'

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket takes its Southern-tinged rock'n'roll to new and exciting places on its fourth studio album, "Z." As previously reported, the 10-track set will be released Sept. 20 via ATO/RCA and w My Morning Jacket takes its Southern-tinged rock'n'roll to new…

  12. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The group will anchor the Aug. 6 bill for the…

  13. My Morning Jacket Moves Ahead On New Album

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here earlier this month, rock quintet My Morning Jacket will release its highly anticipated new album Sept. 20 via ATO/RCA. Recorded in upstate New York with producer John Leckie (Radi As first tipped here earlier this month, rock quintet My Morning Jacket will release its…

  14. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Crooked Fingers / Iron & Wine / M. Ward Meet The Folkers This week brings new releases from three acclaimed singer/songwriters, led by a new Sub Pop EP, "Woman King," from Iron & Wine. The set finds Iron & Wine mastermind Sam Beam broadening his acoustic-based repertoire…

  15. Hot Product

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bright Eyes Burn Out Bright Saddle Creek Records received a finished album from Bright Eyes last February and prepped the set for a summer release. But then Bright Eyes principal Conor Oberst had other ideas. He went back into the studio and recorded enough songs for a second set. Unwilling…

  16. Bright Eyes Greets New Year With Two Albums

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Saddle Creek Records received a finished album from Bright Eyes last February and prepped the set for a summer release. But then Bright Eyes principal Conor Oberst had other ideas. He went back into the studio and recorded enough songs for a…

  17. Bright Eyes Plotting Two Distinct Tours

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST In addition to launching two albums on Jan. 25, Saddle Creek act Bright Eyes will stage two distinct U.S. tours in support of the releases. In addition to launching two albums on Jan. 25, Saddle Creek act Bright Eyes will stage two distinct U.S. tours in support of the releases. Each outing…

  18. Bright Eyes Betting On Two New Albums

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst will release two new albums in January under his Bright Eyes moniker, one a collection of acoustic songs and the other a more rock-oriented affair. "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning" and "Dig Conor Oberst will release two new albums in January under his…

  19. It Still Moves

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Imagine going on a road trip and searching for the perfect accompanying soundtrack. Imagine going on a road trip and searching for the perfect accompanying soundtrack. Popping in My Morning Jacket's "It Still Moves" would be a fine choice. The album combines classic rock, alt…

  20. Hot Product

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket 'Move' The Crowd There's a good reason why the sweeping compositions on My Morning Jacket's ATO/RCA debut, "It Still Moves," conjure images of wide-open spaces and rolling green hills. Indeed, the quintet spent its formative years in Louisville…

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