1. Rodrigo Y Gabriela Tour Back On After Visa Flap

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After recently canceling several U.S. shows because of visa difficulties, Rodrigo Sanchez of Latin rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela today (March 23) obtained his entertainment working visa from the America After recently canceling several U.S. shows because of visa difficulties, Rodrigo Sanchez of…

  2. Rodrigo Y Gabriela Miss SXSW With Visa Woes

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rodrigo y Gabriela, known for their dueling acoustic guitar instrumentals blending heavy-metal riffs with Latin rhythms, have canceled several U.S. appearances because of a problem with a work visa. Rodrigo y Gabriela, known for their dueling acoustic guitar instrumentals blending heavy-metal…

  3. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007…

  4. SXSW Finally Confirms First Round Of Artists

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Taylor Hicks, Daniel Johnston (with the Nightmares), Mastodon, Lily Allen, Paolo Nutini, Spoon, Mogwai, the Stooges, the Apples In Stereo and Amy Winehou Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Taylor Hicks, Daniel Johnston (with the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Soles4Souls, Sounds Eclectic 6, Scott Walker

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wilson and Booker T. and the MGs will perform Feb. 1 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the same "sole" purpose: shoes. Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Mary Wilson and Booker T. and…

  6. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet," FOX Featured artist(s): Daughtry. "…

  7. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  8. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick Daddy. "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,…

  9. Coachella Expands To Three Days, Country Fest To Follow

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to a three-day event for the first time in 2007 when it overtakes the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. on April 27-29. The following weeken The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to a three-day event for the…

  10. 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…

  11. MARK FELDMAN, "What Exit"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in sundry settings, from Dave Douglas's eclectic ensembles to performances and/or recordings with John Zorn, They Migh Classically trained journeyman violinist Mark Feldman has taken high-impact turns in…

  12. Rodrigo y Gabriela

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST For Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the road to Billboard's world music album chart started in their hometown of Mexico City, where the self-described metalheads were rejected from conservatory For Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the road to Billboard's world music…

  13. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

  14. VARIOUS ARTISTS, "Acoustic Africa"

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Smooth Africa" might be an alternate title for Putumayo's latest compilation of music from the African continent. "Smooth Africa" might be an alternate title for Putumayo's latest compilation of music from the African continent. The hard-driving grooves of…

  15. MARK FOSSON, "The Lost Takoma Sessions"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT So the story goes: Tiffany Anders, while obsessing about John Fahey, discovers her cousin Mark Fosson recorded an album for him. So the story goes: Tiffany Anders, while obsessing about John Fahey, discovers her cousin Mark Fosson recorded an album for him. She tracks the album down,…

  16. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 show will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand in…

  17. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival / April 28-30, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds)

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and rock gathering that almost didn't happen, emotions were as turbulent as the floodwaters that ravaged this historic c For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and…

  18. Fats Domino Set To Help Young Musicians

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fats Domino is coming out of his post-Katrina seclusion to help a cause near to his heart -— getting instruments into the hands of the city's young musicians. Fats Domino is coming out of his post-Katrina seclusion to help a cause near to his heart -— getting instruments into the hands…

  19. Underoath Walks The 'Line'

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Underoath has slated June 20 as the release date for "Define the Great Line," its third album for the Seattle-based independent Tooth & Nail/Solid State Records label. Underoath has slated June 20 as the release date for "Define the Great Line," its third album for the…

  20. Farrar Looks Back, Son Volt Readies DVD

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to release a collection of mostly traditional songs he cut with former Varnaline singer Anders Parker in the fall, As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to…

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