1. Bonnaroo Superjam Mixes Metallica, Bleachers, Chance the Rapper, Run-D.M.C. & More

    May 29, 2015 11:30 AM EDT Bonnaroo's annual Superjam has just announced its 2015 lineup, and per usual, it's a combination of musicians from just about every genre. Exclusive: Bonnaroo Founders Talk Impact of Live Nation Deal, Including More Events at 'The Farm' Metallica 's Rob Trujillo, Run-…

  2. Jack Bruce, Cream Bassist, Bandleader and Solo Musician: An Appreciation

    October 25, 2014 1:10 PM EDT Jack Bruce , the virtuoso bassist, bandleader, songwriter and singer best known for his tenure with Cream during the 1960s, passed away Saturday (Oct. 24) at the age of 71. Jack Bruce, Bassist for Cream, Dies at 71 A message on Bruce's official website Saturday confirmed, "It is…

  3. Spectrum Road Not Just a Tribute Act, Taking It To 'The Next Level'

    May 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT With two original songs on their upcoming debut album, the members of Spectrum Road are confident it will be more than a one-off supergroup according to bassist Jack Bruce. "It started off as kind of a tribute but entered into a band -- John Medeski described it," the Cream veteran…

  4. Members of Cream, Living Colour Unite for Album

    February 23, 2012 9:25 AM EST Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski & Cindy Blackman Santana's Spectrum Road to Drop Debut, Play Bonnaroo in June A new supergroup is heading to Bonnaroo. The festival will see the summer performance debut of Spectrum Road, a new quartet featuring Jack Bruce (Cream), Vernon Reid …

  5. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  6. Johnny Winter Honors 'Big Influences' on 'Roots,' out in September

    July 01, 2011 1:25 PM EDT Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter will pay tribute his blues heroes and, for the first time in his 42-year recording career, enlist the assistance of established younger artists on "Roots," his first album for Megaforce. The release date is Sept. 27. Sonny Landreth , Vince…

  7. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and peop British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov…

  8. Grand Recognition

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For soul survivor Irma Thomas, it's never too late to be recognized, as indicated by "Simply Grand," due this week via Rounder. For soul survivor Irma Thomas, it's never too late to be recognized, as indicated by "Simply Grand," due this week via Rounder. The…

  9. Wood Brothers 'Load' Up On Next Album

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood is joining his brother Oliver for a second time to release another set of blues/roots-themed songs, "Loaded." The 12-song set is due April 1 via Blue Note. Medeski Martin & Wood's Chris Wood is joining his brother Oliver for a…

  10. North Miss. Allstars Make Break With 'Hernando'

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." Due Jan. 22, the 11-song will mark the…

  11. Vedder, Sonic Youth, Tweedy Do Dylan For Soundtrack

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan-themed film "I'm Not There," due Oct. 30 via Columbia. A host of rock notables have banded together for the soundtrack to Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan-themed film "I'm Not…

  12. Anastasio Throws Fans An Instrumental 'Curve'

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Trey Anastasio takes an instrumental detour on his next album, "The Horseshoe Curve," due July 24 via his own Rubber Jungle label. Trey Anastasio takes an instrumental detour on his next album, "The Horseshoe Curve," due July 24 via his own Rubber Jungle label. The eight…

  13. Martin, Medeski Discuss Mago, MMW, Wood Bros.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare occurrence, as keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin perform as Mago for only the second time ever. T Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare…

  14. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo SuperJam, AnywhereCD, Telluride Blues & Brews

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The one-off pairing of Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Ben Harper and Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson will team for the annual SuperJam at next week's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, T The one-off pairing of Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Ben Harper and…

  15. Billboard Bits: Blue Note/Bonnaroo, Forecastle Fest, Westerberg

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival, dubbed Somethin' Else. Among the artists confirmed to appear there are Jacky Terrasson, Stefon Harris, Don Byron, Ravi Col Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival,…

  16. Anastasio Forms Own Label, Preps New Album

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a lone solo release with Columbia, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has left the label and formed his own imprint, Rubber Jungle. After a lone solo release with Columbia, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has left the label and formed his own imprint, Rubber Jungle. The RED…

  17. MMW, Scofield Play 'Louder' On Collaborative Album

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album "Out Louder," due Sept. 26 via MMW's Indirecto Records imprint. Medeski Martin & Wood have re-teamed with guitarist John Scofield for the album "Out Louder," due Sept. 26 via MMW&…

  18. MMJ, moe. Lead Jammy Noms

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST With three nominations each, My Morning Jacket, moe., Benevento/Russo Duo, John Medeski, Mike Gordon and the North Mississippi Allstars lead the field for the sixth Jammy Awards. With three nominations each, My Morning Jacket, moe., Benevento/Russo Duo, John Medeski, Mike Gordon and the North…

  19. Haynes Rounds Up Notables For Xmas Jam

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST The artist will perform with his band Gov't Mule at the event, which will also feature Trey Anastasio, Ray Lamontagne, John Scofield, Ivan Neville and John Medeski. Warren Haynes' 17th annual Christmas Jam concert is set for Dec. 17 at the Civic Center Arena in Asheville, N.C. The…

  20. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza Bolster Lineups

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Playing their first show in several years, the all-star collective the Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolph, North Mississippi Allstars) will regroup…

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