1. Rage, Daft Punk, QOTSA, Shins Set For Vegoose Fest

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Rage Against The Machine will co-headline this fall's Vegoose Festival at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium, alongside French electronica duo Daft Punk. The event is set for Oct. As tipped here last month, Rage Against The Machine will co-headline this fall'…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi Hendrix through his acrobatic playing style, dies at a hospital in Macon, Ga. He is 67. 2006 - Johnny Jenkins, a guitarist who worked with Otis Redding in the early 1960s and influenced Jimi…

  3. Rage To Co-Headline Vegoose Festival

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival, Billboard.com has learned. The event is set for Oct. 27-28 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Rage Against The Machine will be one of the headliners at the third annual Vegoose Music Festival,…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country,…

  5. Evanescence Carrying On Minus LeCompt, Gray

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Evanescence guitarist John LeCompt and drummer Rocky Gray have left the top-selling rock act for undisclosed reasons. LeCompt claims on his MySpace.com blog that he was fired during a cell phone conve Evanescence guitarist John LeCompt and drummer Rocky Gray have left the top-selling rock act…

  6. Dylan Dials In Summer North American Tour

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22-23 stand at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. Dates are on tap through July 28 in Kelseyville, Calif., and Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22…

  7. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the…

  9. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  10. Underwood, Chicks, Chesney Top CMT Nominations

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland scored a leading three nominations each for the 2007 CMT Music Awards, to be held April 16 at Nashville's Curb Event Cent Carrie Underwood, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland scored a…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She is 8 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in…

  12. THE RAGTIME KID

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. A young man's obsession with ragtime leads him to his idol Scott Joplin, and into the middle of a murder puzzle. In turn-of-the-century Oklahoma City, teenager Brun…

  13. DARKER THAN THE DEEPEST SEA

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Meticulous portrait of the gentle English singer/songwriter whose posthumous impact on the music world continues to gather force. Meticulous portrait of the gentle English singer/songwriter whose posthumous impact on the music world continues to gather force. For someone with only three…

  14. This Day in Music

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Tony Bennett is rushed to a hospital for an emergency operation for an erupted hernia. Bennett is just arriving at the White House for a holiday dinner with President and Mrs. Clinton wh 2001 - Natalie Merchant is the subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen…

  15. Ask Billboard

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Annie Lennox, Janet Jackson and Kelis. Answers to readers' questions about INXS, Bilboard's singles charts and Madonna. RETURN OF A 'DIVA'? Hello Keith, Since learning a few months ago that Annie Lennox is working on a new album, I&…

  16. The Apple Of Sin City

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fiona Apple bangs out a great Vegoose performance. Fiona Apple performs at the Vegoose Music Festival on Oct. 29 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. News …

  17. 'Runaway' To Vegoose

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The waiting is the hardest part at Vegoose. Tom Petty performs during the Vegoose music festival at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Oct. 28. News Tom Petty …

  18. Vegoose's 'Roots'

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Roots storm the stage at Vegoose. Black Thought of the band the Roots' performs at the Vegoose Music Festival on Oct. 29 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. News Black Thought …

  19. Young Rocks With Pearl Jam, Wilson, DMB At Bridge School

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educationa Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and…

  20. Into The Great Wide 'Open'

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the past three years, Evanescence has skyrocketed to fame thanks to its 2003 Wind-up debut, "Fallen," which won two Grammy Awards and has sold 6.5 million copies in the United States, according to In the past three years, Evanescence has skyrocketed to fame thanks to its 2003…

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