1. Jayhawks Reuniting For Summer Shows

    April 02, 2009 2:41 PM EDT The Jayhawks, the lauded Americana band originally from Minneapolis, are reuniting their mid-90s line-up for a pair of summer shows, with plans to play together more next year. The band is set to headline the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis on July 10, marking the first time the Jayhawks…

  2. Jayhawks Principals Ready New Album

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson have finished a new album together. While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson…

  3. 'Salvation' And Sorrow On New Olson Album

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "The Salvation Blues," due June 15 via Hacktone. Written in the wake of his divorce from his wife, the loss of his home and Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "…

  4. Jayhawks Principals Regroup For Tour

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After regrouping for a tour last year, Mark Olson and Gary Louris have once again reunited for brief Western U.S. swing this spring. After regrouping for a tour last year, Mark Olson and Gary Louris have once again reunited for brief Western U.S. swing this spring. The former principals of…

  5. Billboard Bits: Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rock'n'Reel, Celine Dion, T. Rex Low, Elf Power, Mark Olson and Victoria Williams, Buddy Miller and Brandi Carlile are among the artists that will play at the 2005 Paste Rock'n'Reel Festival. Set for Oct. 22-23 in Decatur, Ga., the event is organized by the music…

  6. Louris: Jayhawks Closing Up Shop

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Jayhawks have apparently called it a day. Singer Gary Louris has confirmed that the alternative country pioneers are no longer an active band. The Jayhawks have apparently called it a day. Singer Gary Louris has confirmed that the alternative country pioneers are no longer an active band.…

  7. Jayhawks' Olson, Louris Fly Again

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's the classic rock band cashing in on decades-old nostalgia, or indie-rock darlings tromping though the clubs trying to recover a spark of the Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's…

  8. Never Gonna Let You Go

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The folk/country husband-and-wife team of Stacey Earle (kid sister of Steve) & Mark Stuart calls up immediate comparisons to another married duo, Victoria Williams & Mark Olson of the Original The folk/country husband-and-wife team of Stacey Earle (kid sister of Steve) & Mark…

  9. Songwriting Reunites Jayhawks Principals

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the one-time co-frontmen for the Jayhawks, recently reunited for a brief songwriting session, the fruits of which will most likely show up on Olson's next solo album. At th Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the one-time co-frontmen for the Jayhawks, recently…

  10. Billboard Bits: Bono, Lars Ulrich, Siren Fest, and more

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bono, Lars Ulrich, Siren Fest, Victoria Williams, Mark Olson Two of rock's biggest stars have welcomed baby boys into their respective families. U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali are celebrating the birth of a son, born today (May 21) at a Dublin hospital, while Metallica…