1. 20 Hot Bonnaroo Moments Day 4: Elton John Brings Out Ben Folds, Arctic Monkeys & Wiz Khalifa Shine

    June 16, 2014 4:13 AM EDT Even if it seemed like Kaskade’s late night Saturday set was barely over, Bonnaroo cruised into its final day (June 15) with the approaching Elton John finale giving everyone a little extra incentive to power on. But before the piano legend made his first-ever American festival appearance, an…

  2. Bonnaroo's 10 Toughest Scheduling Conflicts (And Who You Should See) 

    June 11, 2014 2:26 PM EDT Frank Ocean or Flaming Lips? Zedd or Lauryn Hill? Here are the most painful set overlaps, and which artist to see. Picture this: it's Friday night at Bonnaroo. The daytime heat has broken and you just filled your stomach with something from a nearby food truck that's healthy,…

  3. Don Henley Slams 'Arrogant' Frank Ocean for Using 'Hotel' Music

    June 04, 2014 10:54 AM EDT Don Henley is having a "Hey kids, get off-a my lawn!" moment. In a new interview, the Eagles frontman tweaks R&B singer Frank Ocean and indie band Okkervil River for using master tracks or covering two of his songs in recent years without permission. Henley's issue with…

  4. Sharon Van Etten Sings Her Sorrow With Help From The National on 'Tramp'

    February 07, 2012 9:00 AM EST Before Sharon Van Etten became your favorite band's favorite singer, before she recorded three deeply personal, haunting albums and definitely before she played "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," her best reason for playing music was just getting out of her parents' New…

  5. Will Sheff, Okkervil River Go the Distance with 'I Am Very Far'

    April 15, 2011 4:20 PM EDT Will Sheff has been having some big-budget dreams lately. "You know how you have those dreams that are like a big Hollywood blockbuster? Some dreams are normal and some are epic," he says. "They [say] there's something more meaningful you're supposed to get from those…

  6. The New Pornographers, "Together"

    May 21, 2010 11:10 AM EDT Canadian indie rock titans the New Pornographers have always managed to stand out among their contemporaries up north. The band's fifth album, "Together," is no different. The fresher feel on the Vancouver group's new set could partially be attributed to frontman Carl…

  7. Norah Jones Announces 2010 Tour Dates

    November 30, 2009 4:44 PM EST Although her new album is entitled "The Fall," Norah Jones is waiting until spring to embark on a 36 city tour, which kicks off Mar. 5, 2010 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The trek will see the veteran jazz-pop singer play midsize theatres in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles and…

  8. New Norah Jones Album Due In November

    August 20, 2009 5:36 PM EDT Singer/songwriter Norah Jones will move away from jazz roots on her fourth studio album, due in November on Blue Note Records, her label announced today (Aug. 20). Producer Jacquire King ( Kings of Leon , Modest Mouse ) is working with Jones on the as-yet-untitled project, which will also…

  9. Okkervil River Expanding With 'Stand Ins'

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of last year's "The Stage Names," its best seller to date, Austin-based rock act Okkervil River returns Sept. 9 with another Jagjaguwar album, "The Stand Ins." On the heels of last year's "The Stage Names," its best seller to date, Austin…

  10. LadybiRds Take Flight

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to imagine, but it's true: Members of rock bands Gym Class Heroes, Say Anything and the Get Up Kids have united to create an electro-pop album. Calling themselves <A HREF="http://www.myspace It's hard to imagine, but it's true: Members of rock bands Gym…

  11. Okkervil River Taking 'Names' On Fifth Album

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of its melancholy 2004 breakout, "Black Sheep Boy," indie rock outfit Okkervil River explores a more pop/rock-oriented sound on its fifth album, "The Stage Names." On the heels of its melancholy 2004 breakout, "Black Sheep Boy," indie rock outfit…

  12. Billboard Bits: Aguilera/Blige, Noise Pop, The Comas

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two of the biggest names in pop will descend on NBA All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas for performances. Christina Aguilera will headline the Feb. 18 game's halftime show, which will also feature Toni Brax Two of the biggest names in pop will descend on NBA All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas for…

  13. Billboard Bits: Hoobastank, Future Of Music, Hold Steady

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Hoobastank, Future Of Music, Hold Steady Hoobastank has bumped the release of its new Island album , "Every Man for Himself," from April 18 to May 16. No reason was given for the change. First single "If I Were You" is No. 26 this week on Billboard's Modern…

  14. OKKERVIL RIVER, "Black Sheep Boy Appendix"

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Those already on the Okkervil bandwagon will surely eat this up. But for the uninitiated, be warned: the appendix will only mean something if it has the rest of its body. Earlier this year, the stark intellectualism of Okkervil River's "Black Sheep Boy" caught the ear of many…

  15. Comcast To Air Benefit Featuring Springsteen, Bon Jovi

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe Snow, and Joan Jett will be broadcast live Friday (Oct. 19) via Philadelphia-based cable television provider The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe…