1. Billboard Bits: Diana Krall, Ani DiFranco

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Grammy award-winning jazz artist Diana Krall has set a Sept. 18 release date for her first career retrospective, "The Very Best of Diana Krall," which will be issued by Verve Records. Grammy award-winning jazz artist Diana Krall has set a Sept. 18 release date for her first career…

  2. DiFranco Reinvents Oldies On New Retrospective

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has re-recorded five old songs for inclusion on an upcoming retrospective, "Canon." Due Sept. 11 via Righteous Babe, the 35-song set sports new renditions of "Napoleon," Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has re-recorded five old songs for…

  3. Hold Steady, Neville Bros. Set For Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among the artists confirmed to perform as part of the 29th Celebrate Brooklyn free concert series, to be held thro The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper, Patti Smith, and Company Flow are among the entertainers on hand at New York's Madison Square Garden, adding some musical muscle to a 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied…

  8. All About Ani

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The title of veteran singer/songwriter's new album, "Reprieve," is both apt and ironic. The 35-year-old was forced off the road last year while recovering from extreme tendonitis in her wrists and han The title of veteran singer/songwriter's new album, "Reprieve,"…

  9. 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…

  10. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Three Days Grace…

  11. DiFranco Roars Back On 'Reprieve'

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The title of veteran singer/songwriter's new album, "Reprieve," is both apt and ironic. The 35-year-old was forced off the road last year while recovering from extreme tendonitis in her wrists and han The title of veteran singer/songwriter's new album, "Reprieve,"…

  12. 'Man' Of The Hour

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Columbia/Legacy this week revitalizes the 1996 soundtrack to the film "Dead Man Walking," the CD portion of which features a previously unreleased studio version of "Dead Man" recorded in 2004 by Pear Columbia/Legacy this week revitalizes the 1996 soundtrack to the film …

  13. Billboard Bits: Keane, 'Dead Man Walking,' West Memphis Three

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Keane, 'Dead Man Walking,' West Memphis Three Keane will celebrate the June 20 release of its sophomore album , "Under the Iron Sea," with five U.S. club shows. The U.K. trio will play on release day at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall, June 21 at Los…

  14. Eclectic Artists To Rock SummerStage

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A typically eclectic crew of artists will perform in the coming months as part of the SummerStage series in New York's Central Park. A typically eclectic crew of artists will perform in the coming months as part of the SummerStage series in New York's Central Park. Among the acts…

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jack White and Brendan Benson had back to the garage for their debut album as the Raconteurs, Hoobastank laughs off the critics and T Bone Burnett breaks an extended hiatus from the studio in this wee Rapper Cam'ron's "Killa Season" (Atlantic/WEA). The third album from pop…

  16. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Singer Bobby Brown, 31, is arrested at Newark Airport in Newark, N.J., on an outstanding warrant for probation violation in a prior drunken-driving case.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single …

  17. Dulli Salutes New Orleans On 'Powder Burns'

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Returning to his home in a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, Greg Dulli soldiered on last fall to finish recording a new Twilight Singers album, "Powder Burns." Returning to his home in a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, Greg Dulli soldiered on last fall to finish recording a…

  18. Billboard Bits: Wetlands, Billy Talent, Angie Aparo

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Wetlands, Billy Talent, Angie Aparo "Wetlands Preserved," a documentary chronicling celebrated downtown New York rock club the Wetlands Preserve, will make its official debut Sunday (April 23) at a screening at New York's Ziegfeld Theater. The screening will serve as…

  19. Springsteen's New Band Added To Jazz Fest

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been added to the lineup for the 2006.. Bruce Springsteen and his new Seeger Sessions Band, Herbie Hancock, Etta James and Warren Haynes have been added to the lineup for the 2006 New Orleans…

  20. Dulli's Twilight Singers 'Burn' For New CD

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST After numerous delays, former Afghan Whigs leader Greg Dulli has finished his fourth album under the Twilight Singers moniker. The 12-track "Powder Burns" will be released May 16 via One Little Indian After numerous delays, former Afghan Whigs leader Greg Dulli has finished his…

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