1. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  2. Mamas And The Papas' Doherty Dies At 66

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Denny Doherty, one-quarter of the 1960s folk-rock group the Mamas and the Papas, known for their soaring harmony on hits like "California Dreamin'" and "Monday, Monday," died today (Jan. 19) at 66. Denny Doherty, one-quarter of the 1960s folk-rock group the Mamas and…

  3. Saxophonist Michael Brecker Dies After Leukemia Fight

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential tenor saxophonist who won 11 Grammys over a career that spanned more than three decades, died Saturday. He was 57. Brecker died in a hospital in New York o Michael Brecker, a versatile and influential tenor saxophonist who won 11 Grammys over a…

  4. DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS OF THE RECORD BUSINESS

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST If you don't like what you're seeing in your record store or hearing on your radio, don't blame the musicians—blame the suits. If you don't like what you're seeing in your record store or hearing on your radio, don't blame the musicians—blame the suits. Recent…

  5. Hagar Hoping Van Halen Takes High Road At Rock Hall

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 12 "could go a lot of different ways," according to Sammy Hagar. That said, Hagar -- the group's second frontman, f Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  6. Smith Stoked For New Album, Tour, Rock Hall Induction

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST The stars have aligned for Patti Smith, who celebrated her 60th birthday last weekend with a show at New York's Bowery Ballroom and was awoken this morning (Jan. 8) with the news that she had been cho The stars have aligned for Patti Smith, who celebrated her 60th birthday last weekend…

  7. Bonnaroo Organizers Purchasing Festival Site

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, producers of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, are finalizing the purchase of the bulk of the festival site land near Manchester in Coffee County, Tenn. Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment, producers of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival,…

  8. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  9. 'Godfather Of Soul' James Brown Dies At 73

    December 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early today (Dec. 25), his agent said. James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping…

  10. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  11. The Sea & Cake Eyeing May For Seventh Album

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Chicago indie rock institution the Sea & Cake is eyeing a May release for its seventh Thrill Jockey studio album. Basic tracks were completed in a five-day session last month, and frontman Sam Pre Chicago indie rock institution the Sea & Cake is eyeing a May release for its seventh…

  12. Stax Relaunches With Hayes, Stone, White Tribute

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Music Group is reactivating the imprint after a 30-year-hiatus with new signings, reissues, and special events. Fifty years after the launch of legendary soul label Stax, Concord Music Group is reactivating the imprint after a…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse into the holiday season at the home of Ozzy…

  14. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cent, Eminem, Lloyd Banks, Cashis. "…

  15. Take That Dominates U.K. Singles, Album Charts

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the erstwhile boy band topped the U.K. singles and album charts simultaneously for the first time in its career. As "Patience" started a s Take That's triumphant reunion was made complete yesterday as the…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bamboozle, The Clientele, J.R. Rotem

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle festival at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J. My Chemical Romance will headline the first My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1995 - </b>An auction of some of Frank Sinatra's possessions earns him $2,072,000.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, become parents again when their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin is born at the…

  18. Buffett Settles Trademark Suit With Online Site

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Jimmy Buffett has settled his trademark infringement suit against an online merchandise retailer who agreed to stop selling Buffett-related items after a brief stay in jail, the performer's law Singer Jimmy Buffett has settled his trademark infringement suit against an online…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black is on hand to help the Salvation Army launch its annual holiday fundraising drive. Black entertains during the third annual "National Kettle Kick-off," a half-time event at t 2005 - Country music makes itself comfortable all around New York when…

  20. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

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