1. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 71. 2006 - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in…

  2. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonnaroo was marred by intense heat and, later,…

  3. Panic At The Disco

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Given the radical changes that Panic at the Disco has made to its image during the course of the last year, it's hard not to read the lyrics to its new album's opening song as a pre-emptive strike aga Given the radical changes that Panic at the Disco has made to its image during the…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during a surprise gig at the Mercury Lounge in New York. Among the tracks performed are "Hot Gossip," "Mars Arizona," "Don't Smile," "Be 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew…

  5. Heavy Trash Goes 'Way Out' On Second Album

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Jon Spencer and Matt Verta Ray, known together as Heavy Trash, will return Sept. 4 with their sophomore album, "Going Way Out With Heavy Trash," via Yep Roc. Bluesmen Jon Spencer and Matt Verta Ray, known together as Heavy Trash, will return Sept. 4 with their sophomore…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 71. 2006 - Blues singer and guitarist Jessie Mae Hemphill, who made her recording debut in 1981 with "She-Wolf," dies in…

  7. Panic! At The Disco Stretching Out On Next Album

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie says to "expected the unexpected" from the group's sophomore album, which the Las Vegas quartet plans to start working on in January. "The next album is going Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie says to "expected the…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York's Central Park. Crow's guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Raimundo Amador, Spain's premier exponent of gypsy flamenco-blues, records a live album alongside his idol, B.B. King, in front of a capacity audience of 20,000 at Madrid's Las Ventas bu 2005 - Eugene Record, a founding member and creative force behind R…

  10. Billboard Bits: Roger Waters, Evanescence, Puffy AmiYumi

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent year's DVD of the same name will be packaged together for the first time in a new edition. Roger Waters' 2000 double-disc concert album "In the Flesh Live" and the subsequent…

  11. Spencer, Allstars Collaboration Due In August

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album Jon Spencer made in 2001 with the Dickinson Brothers of the North Mississippi Allstars and previously only available in Japan will be issued in North America this summer. An album Jon Spencer made in 2001 with the Dickinson brothers of the North Mississippi Allstars that was…

  12. Billboard Bits: Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce Shooting has begun in Atlanta on Toby Keith's first feature film, "Angel From Montgomery," which is being produced by Paramount and MTV Networks' new CMT Films division. Noted country music video director Steven Goldmann is…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York's Central Park. Crow's guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie 2003 - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion previews a slew of new songs during…

  14. Blues Veteran R.L. Burnside Dies

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum Records in the 1990s, died today in a Memphis hospital. He was 78. Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after being rediscovered by Fat Possum…

  15. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Singer Tamara Danz dies at the age of 43.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Jazz singer Marion Montgomery dies at her home in Bray, England, after a long battle with cancer. She is 67. 1999 - In an unfortunate case of history…

  16. Hot Product

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pianist Jim Brickman's "Grace" (RCA Victor), featuring a guest appearance by vocalist Michael Bolton. Experimental electronic music duo Autechre's "Untilted" (Warp). Rapper Matisyahu's …

  17. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MALE VOCALIST KENNY CHESNEY ALAN JACKSON TOBY…

  18. Peanut Butter and Jelly Live at the Ginger Minge

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST San Francisco garage punks Coachwhips pick up where the likes of the Cramps and Jon Spencer Blues Explosion leave off, delivering a sweaty and sleazy roadhouse sound tailor-made for dive-bar jukeboxes San Francisco garage punks Coachwhips pick up where the likes of the Cramps and Jon Spencer…

  19. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  20. Damage

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal collaboration with a producer —Steve Jordan, for 2002 set "Plastic Fang"—yielded the trio's most focused, clear-sounding and bright set. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal collaboration with a producer —Steve Jordan,…

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