1. Endless Summer 2011: Hot Tours & Music Festivals

    June 16, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Chart Article Get the skinny on Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Fest, Newport Folk Fest, and 30 more fests you may not even know about. Chart Article Bon Jovi Open Air Tour (also called Circle/Greatest Hits tour) Support: The Breakers Dates: Ongoing until July 31 Price: $120 - $184 ( buy…

  2. Press Play: Freddie Gibbs, Young Jeezy, Diggy Simmons, Bruno Mars, Solange & More

    May 03, 2011 4:55 PM EDT Billboard's the Juice is invading your Beats by Dre headphones with the latest tracks, leaked or just realeased. Check out the Juice's playlist featuring Freddie Gibbs , Young Jeezy , Bruno Mars , Diggy Simmons , Omarion , YG and Solange . I got to listen to Freddie Gibbs'…

  3. Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello, Furthur to Headline Gathering of the Vibes 2011

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT J ane's Addiction , Elvis Costello and the Grateful Dead spin-offs Furthur and Rhythm Devils headline the initial announcement of artists for the 16th annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival, which will take place July 21-24 in Bridgeport, Conn. Given that the festival was created to…

  4. Kid Rock: The 'Born Free' Cover Q&A

    October 29, 2010 12:57 PM EDT Kicked back on the sofa at his Nashville condo as an October storm rumbles through town, sipping on a cup of tea and puffing a stubby cigar, a relaxed The leadoff single "Born Free" is unabashedly patriotic, but you've always been patriotic. It's bigger than that. I read…

  5. Ask Billboard: Eminem's Multi-Chart Domination

    August 27, 2010 5:30 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. LOTS OF '…

  6. John Fogerty's 'Centerfield' Headed To Baseball Hall of Fame

    May 25, 2010 7:43 AM EDT Put him in, coach, he's ready to play -- at the Baseball Hall of Fame. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty and his 1985 hit, "Centerfield," an aural fixture at ballparks of all levels around the country, will be honored at this year's National Baseball Hall of Fame…

  7. The Blind Boys of Alabama, "Duets"

    November 06, 2009 3:16 PM EST The Blind Boys of Alabama have been in business for generations, but only during this decade has the enduring gospel group achieved broader recognition and acclaim. Much of that has come through the alliances the Blind Boys have made with artists from Ben Harper to Randy Travis , both of whom…

  8. Bob Dylan Closes Out Rothbury With Classics-Heavy Set

    July 07, 2009 6:12 PM EDT On the first fully sun-soaked day of this year's Rothbury Festival, Bob Dylan sent fans home "Blowin' in the Wind" with a 90-minute, 17-song show to close out the festival's Odeum main stage. For the fourth show of his U.S. tour promoting his latest album, "…

  9. Amy Winehouse Cancels Another Gig

    May 22, 2009 2:27 PM EDT Singer Amy Winehouse has pulled out of a London anniversary concert for her record label, her management said on Friday. The Grammy-award winning artist was due to headline the concert at the Shepherd's Bush Empire on May 31, one of a number celebrating 50 years of Island Records. "…

  10. Ziggy Marley Remixing Dad's Classics For Kids

    April 13, 2009 7:46 AM EDT Children's music is dominating Ziggy Marley's melody making these days -- both for himself and on behalf of his father, Bob Marley. Marley is prepping for the May 5 release of "Family Time," an album of what he refers to as "family music" that includes originals…

  11. Bob Dylan, The Dead Lead Rothbury Lineup

    March 16, 2009 1:21 AM EDT The Dead, Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes are among the top acts set for the second annual Rothbury, a weekend-long festival produced by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be held July 2-5 at the Double JJ Ranch in…

  12. Ziggy Marley Embraces 'Family' Ties

    February 17, 2009 3:12 PM EST Ziggy Marley has drafted his siblings, daughter and some superstars to assist on his first children's album, "Family Time," due May 5 from Tuff Gong. Produced by Don Was, the project finds Marley surrounded by his mother Rita, sister Cedella and daughter Judah, as well as Paul…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the Jamaican movie, "The Harder They Come," dies in Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 70. The film's soundtrack, featuring the likes 2006 - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the…

  14. Roots, Marley, Nevilles Set For Green Apple Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal are just a few of the names that will grace this year's eight-city Green Apple Festival. The Roots, Los Lonely Boys, the Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley and Taj Mahal are just a few of the names that will grace…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the Jamaican movie, "The Harder They Come," dies in Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 70. The film's soundtrack, featuring the likes 2006 - Perry Henzell, who in 1972 co-authored, directed and produced the…

  16. Voodoo Music Experience Unveils Day-By-Day Lineup

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The day-by-day lineup has been unveiled for the 2007 Voodoo Music Experience, to be held Oct. 26-28 at New Orleans' City Park. The day-by-day lineup has been unveiled for the 2007 Voodoo Music Experience, to be held Oct. 26-28 at New Orleans' City Park. Rage Against The Machine and…

  17. Notch

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If anyone knows what reggae has to do with reggaeton, it's probably Notch. On his debut album, "Raised by the People," the son of a Jamaican-Cuban father and a black and Puerto Rican mother presents s If anyone knows what reggae has to do with reggaeton, it's probably…

  18. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their…

  19. Dave Matthews Band Confirms Summer Tour

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for its annual summer amphitheater tour, which extends into early October. The 36-date trek starts July 8 at Toyota Pa After a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for its…

  20. Panic, moe., Trey To Headline Langerado Festival

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jamband titans Widespread Panic, moe., Trey Anastasio and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will headline the fifth annual Langerado Festival, to be held March 9-11 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Fla. Jamband titans Widespread Panic, moe., Trey Anastasio and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will…

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