1. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Africa's best-known blues singer and guitarist Ali Farka Toure…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Africa's best-known blues singer and guitarist Ali Farka Toure…

  3. McFly, Razorlight Rule U.K. Charts

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British boy band McFly scored its fifth U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (July 23) as the double-sided "Don't Stop Me Now" and "Please Please" (Universal), the official single of the Comic Relief charity's British boy band McFly scored its fifth U.K. No. 1 single…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty goes solo for the first time in 12 years, Pharrell Williams finally brings forth his oft-delayed solo debut, the New York Dolls recharge after a 30-year hiatus and Tapes 'N Tapes climbs the A new album from hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, "Feedback" (Interscope), with a…

  5. Final Ali Farka Toure Album Due In July

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Savane," the final album acclaimed African musician Ali Farka Toure completed before his death in March, will be released July 25 via Nonesuch. "Savane," the final album acclaimed African musician Ali Farka Toure completed before his death in March, will be released July…

  6. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  7. African Musician Ali Farka Toure Dies

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with bone cancer. Ali Farka Toure, a traditional African musician who won two Grammy Awards, died today (March 7) in his native Mali after a long battle with…

  8. Mississippi to Mali

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Inspired by his participation in Inspired by his participation in Martin Scorsese's PBS series, "The Blues," Corey Harris—no stranger to musical eclecticism—cut part of the tracks for this album in Mississippi and the rest in the West African nation of Mali. Harris is, of…

  9. Festival in the Desert

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Certainly the most exotic music festival in the world, Festival in the Desert takes place every January in the Sahara Desert in northeastern Mali, beyond Timbuktu. Certainly the most exotic music festival in the world, Festival in the Desert takes place every January in the Sahara Desert in…

  10. Taj Mahal Revisits Hawaiian Influence

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic blues legend Taj Mahal revisits the Hawaiian sounds he first explored in the late 1980s on his next album, "Hanapepe Dream." The set will be released June 10 on Mahal's own Kan-Du Records via Eclectic blues legend Taj Mahal revisits the Hawaiian sounds he first…