1. Fun Fun Fun Fest Adds Extra Day, Weird Al, Devo

    August 04, 2010 2:24 PM EDT Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest has released its full line-up, along with the announcement that a third day has been added, headlined by Weird Al Yankovic . The festival will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5 and run through Sunday, Nov. 7 at the city's Waterloo Park. Other acts just…

  2. Willie Nelson Teams With T-Bone Burnett For Rounder's 40th Anniversary

    January 15, 2010 1:06 PM EST Country music legend Willie Nelson has teamed with celebrated producer T-Bone Burnett for "Country Music," an album which marks the first release of his recently inked deal with Rounder Records. "Country Music" is due on April 13. Nelson, who spends more than 200 days a…

  3. Living Colour Back With Fifth Studio Album

    July 08, 2009 10:43 PM EDT The cult of personality will continue on this fall, when purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Due September 15 on Megaforce Records, the eleven song set was recorded in…

  4. Living Colour Back With Fifth Studio Album

    July 08, 2009 8:50 AM EDT The cult of personality will continue on this fall, when purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Due September 15 on Megaforce Records, the eleven song set was recorded in…

  5. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will be Springsteen's only North American…

  6. Billboard Underground: Deer Tick

    August 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Some think Deer Tick is a stage name, but it's actually the work of a band fronted by John McCauley. The act's 2007 debut, "War Elephant" (Feow Records), a mostly McCauley recording, showcased such in Some think Deer Tick is a stage name, but it's actually the work of…

  7. Buffett, Crowes Sign On For Newport Folk Fest

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival, to be held Aug. 1-3 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at…

  8. Counting Crows Touch Down At NYC Apple Store

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch Counting Crows play an intimate set. More than 400 fans showed up at the Apple store in New York's Soho neighborhood last night (March 27) for the chance watch…

  9. Queen Of Kings

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST After a guest turn on the Foo Fighters' last album plus score contributions to the films "Into the Wild" and "August Rush," guitarist Kaki King should move to the next level with "Dreaming of Revenge, After a guest turn on the Foo Fighters' last album plus…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST A crossover hit leads Snoop Dogg into the land of "Seduction," Paula Abdul gives "American Idol" colleague Randy Jackson a boost, Rick Ross and Fat Joe rap their way back and Kaki King makes a guitar- The first solo album in eight years from famed indie rapper Del the…

  11. Linkin Park Rocks Apple Store At Secret Show

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Linkin Park rocked a crowd of contest winners and industry personnel just after midnight Thursday (Feb. 21) at the Apple Store in New York's Soho neighborhood, in what served as an intimate warm-up fo Linkin Park rocked a crowd of contest winners and industry personnel just after…

  12. Kaki King, Jan. 20, New York (Soho Apple Store)

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Years after being discovered in the New York subway, the fingerpicking guitar prodigy and "Into the Wild" score collaborator brought her guitar mastery to this intimate Manhattan gig. Years after being discovered in the New York subway, the fingerpicking guitar prodigy and "…

  13. Kaki King / Jan. 20, 2007 / New York (Soho Apple Store)

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she said, once a ghastly -7.5 (meaning she could barely see a hand a few inches from her face) is now nearly 20/20 Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she…

  14. Vedder, Shakira Snag Golden Globe Music Nods

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood and are among the nominees in music categories for the 65th annual Golden Globe awards. Vedder is nominated with Michael Brook and Kaki King for best original Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood are among the nominees in music categories for the…

  15. Kaki King Exacts 'Revenge' On New Album

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Kaki King has set a March 4 release date for her fourth album, "Dreaming of Revenge." As previously reported, the Velour set was produced by Malcolm Burn. Guitarist Kaki King has set a March 4 release date for her fourth album, "Dreaming of Revenge." As…

  16. Foo For All

    September 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "It has always been my dream to mix Steely Dan with No Means No," Dave Grohl says of the eclectic sound of the sixth Foo Fighters album, "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace," due this week via RCA. " "It has always been my dream to mix Steely Dan with No Means…

  17. Kaki King Finds Her Groove On Fourth Album

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Kaki King is "pretty much done" with her fourth studio album, due early next year via Velour. The set was produced by Malcolm Burn (Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp), who pushed King to "be creati Guitarist Kaki King is "pretty much done" with her fourth studio…

  18. Foo Fighters Let It Rip On Sixth Album

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "It has always been my dream to mix Steely Dan with No Means No," Dave Grohl tells Billboard of the eclectic sound of the sixth Foo Fighters album, tentatively titled "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Gr "It has always been my dream to mix Steely Dan with No Means No,"…

  19. Vedder Goes Solo For 'Into The Wild' Soundtrack

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is close to finishing a host of new music for the upcoming Sean Penn-directed film "Into the Wild," according to the movie's distributor, Paramount Vantage. An album of his so Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is close to finishing a host of new music…

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cassie leads a revitalization at Bad Boy with her self-titled debut, Rick Ross uplifts Miami hip-hop with "Hustlin'," Ani DiFranco roars back after taking a hiatus and Masta Killa salutes "Brooklyn" w A live DVD from U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt, "Chasing…

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