1. This Day in Music

    October 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center is the highest single event gross in the 10-year history of the arena. Streisand grosses $5,265,600 from 16,510 att 2006 - Barbra Streisand's tour-opening performance at Philadelphia's…

  2. Foo Fighters, Raconteurs Rock Austin City Limits

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the close of Austin City Limits on Sunday (Sept. 28), as Foo Fighters, the Raconteurs, Against Me! and Band Of Horses delivered powerful sets. Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the close of Austin City Limits on Sunday (Sept.…

  3. Plant: No Tour Or Recording With Zeppelin

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant has put the hammer down on rumors he will join Led Zeppelin for a 2009 tour and recording sessions. In a statement on his Web site, Plant says he "has no intention whatsoever of touring w Robert Plant has put the hammer down on rumors he will join Led Zeppelin for a 2009…

  4. Plant/Krauss, Iron & Wine Star At ACL Festival

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second day of Austin City Limits festival (Sept. 27), with Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Iron & Wine, Shar As temperatures soared well into the 90s, American roots music reigned supreme on the second…

  5. Mars Volta, N.E.R.D. Get Austin City Limits Started

    September 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Skies were blue and the sun often fierce as the seventh Austin City Limits festival got underway yesterday (Sept. 26) before 65,000 fans at Zilker Park. The Mars Volta, N.E.R.D., Vampire Weekend and t Skies were blue and the sun often fierce as the seventh Austin City Limits festival got…

  6. The Who Puts Covers Album On Hold

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A planned covers album by the Who, to be produced by T-Bone Burnett, is on hold but still on the British duo's radar, according to frontman Roger Daltrey. "It still probably will happen, but I think t A planned covers album by the Who, to be produced by T-Bone Burnett, is on hold…

  7. Chesney, Strait, Sugarland Lead CMA Noms

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney leads all finalists with seven nominations for the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards. Kenny Chesney leads all finalists with seven nominations for the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards. George Strait and duo Sugarland each nabbed five nominations, with…

  8. Mixed Bag Of Mercury Prize Nominees Unveiled

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock veteran Robert Plant squares off against teenage singer/songwriter Adele on the 12-album shortlist for the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize, announced in London this morning (July 22). Rock veteran Robert Plant squares off against teenage singer/songwriter Adele on the 12-album shortlist…

  9. Plant, Krauss Extend 'Raising Sand' Tour

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have extended their smash hit "Raising Sand" tour through early October. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have extended their smash hit "Raising Sand" tour through early October. The next round of dates begins Sept. 23 in Kansas City, Mo., and…

  10. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play…

  11. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonnaroo was marred by intense heat and, later,…

  12. Plant, Krauss 'In No Hurry' To End Collaboration

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are hoping to turn their platinum-certified, Grammy Award-winning "Raising Sand" into a going concern. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are hoping to turn their platinum-certified, Grammy Award-winning "Raising Sand" into a going concern. "…

  13. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss / June 10, 2008 / New York (WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If you've never seen someone headbang to a mandolin, go see Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. The pair have successfully married their sounds in a way that not only casts Plant's old work in a new light If you've never seen someone headbang to a mandolin, go see Robert Plant and…

  14. Robert Randolph Recording With T-Bone Burnett

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Currently on a summer jaunt opening for Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph tells Billboard.com there are plenty of new albums and tours in his mix. Currently on a summer jaunt opening for Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph tells Billboard.com there are plenty of new albums and tours in his mix. First…

  15. Pickler, Swift Big Winners At CMT Music Awards

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT She wasn't in the house, but Kellie Pickler went home the night's top winner at the 2008 CMT Music Awards, held Monday (April 14) at Nashville's Curb Event Center at Belmont University. She wasn't in the house, but Kellie Pickler went home the night's top winner at…

  16. Foos, Plant/Krauss, Beck To Rock Austin City Limits

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Fes Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David…

  17. Steve Earle Steering New Joan Baez Album

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Steve Earle says the next Joan Baez album, which he's producing, is "a really, really good record." Check that. "It's a f*ckin' <I>great</I> record, man," he tells Billboard.com. Steve Earle says the next Joan Baez album, which he's…

  18. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup…

  19. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with their self-titled Epic debut, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theos did the same on th Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with…

  20. Page: No Chance Of Zeppelin Tour Until September

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Don't expect to see Led Zeppelin on the road near you this summer. The current incarnation of the veteran rock act, which reunited for a triumphant Dec. 10 concert at London's 02 Arena, has no plans t Don't expect to see Led Zeppelin on the road near you this summer. The…

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