1. New Signings: Kobalt Signs Pitbull, Orchard Adds Donna Summer, Blue Note Nabs Jamie Cullum

    October 10, 2014 12:25 PM EDT Here's a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more.   RECORD LABELS  -- Olivia Holt , the star of Disney Channel's I Didn't Do It , joins the roster of…

  2. 'Pancake Mountain,' Kid-Friendly and Music-Centric Series, Returns with New Season of (Weird) Programming

    September 02, 2014 10:18 AM EDT The series, co-conceptualized by punk demigod Ian Mackaye and ressurected thanks to the patronage of 'Star Wars' director J.J. Abrams, returns today. Katy Perry 's slightly scantily-clad performance on Sesame Street may not have flown with Big Bird -- or parents -- but the…

  3. SummerStage 2014: Ty Dolla $ign, Passenger, Andrew Bird, Dr. John Among Performers

    April 21, 2014 3:01 PM EDT The 2014 series begins June 3 with rapper Ty Dolla $ign and closes on Aug. 24 with the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. Ty Dolla $ign, Andrew Bird & the Hands of Glory, Passenger, Dr. John & the Night Trippers and Blood Orange are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of…

  4. SXSW 2012: 10 Things Seen and Heard Friday

    March 17, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Who forgot their lyrics? Who had synchronized dance moves? And who had Bill Murray rocking out in the crowd? Here are 10 things from Friday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. As he promised, Tom Morello turned his Friday night showcase…

  5. Anti-Flag's 'The General Strike' Inspired By Occupy Movement

    March 06, 2012 11:20 AM EST You didn't think last year's Arab Spring and Occupy movements would get by Anti-Flag , did you? Not surprisingly, those events form the basis of the politically conscious Pittsburgh punk rock group's first album in three years, "The General Strike." "Everything…

  6. Conor Oberst Pens Open Letter To Arizona Promoter Charlie Levy

    July 02, 2010 12:53 PM EDT Bright Eyes' mainman Conor Oberst has been an outspoken advocate for Zack de la Rocha's Sound Strike effort , joining fellow musicians and artists in a campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. Ry Cooder, Nine Inch Nails, and comedian Chris…

  7. Zack de la Rocha Ups the Rage Against Arizona Immigration Law

    June 28, 2010 2:30 PM EDT R age Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha is stepping up his campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law. In addition to adding Ry Cooder , Nine Inch Nails , and comedian Chris Rock to the growing list of artists who are refusing to perform…

  8. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and just about any open space in the Texas…

  9. Warped Tour 2009 Schedule, Lineup Confirmed

    March 25, 2009 3:24 PM EDT The 2009 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Bad Religion, NOFX, Underoath, Thrice, 3OH!3, Black Tide, Flogging Molly, Bayside, Less Than Jake, Flipper, Shooter Jennings and the Gallows, among others. The 15th edition of the 46-date traveling punk rock festival begins June 26 at the…

  10. Day-By-Day: The Obama Inauguration Music Guide

    January 15, 2009 5:17 PM EST The official Presidential Inauguration kick-off event featuring Bono and Bruce Springsteen on Jan. 18 is one of dozens of Washington D.C. bashes celebrating President-elect Barack Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in. Aretha Franklin, the Dead, Beyonce, Death Cab For Cute and the Beastie Boys are…

  11. Bands, Dates Confirmed For '09 Warped Tour

    December 22, 2008 12:31 PM EST Underoath, Thrice, Bad Religion, Less Than Jake, NOFX and Anti-Flag are among the dozens of bands confirmed for the 2009 Vans Warped Tour, which begins June 26 in Pomona, Calif., and will wrap Aug. 23 in Los Angeles. Also on the bill for the 15th edition of the tour are Bayside, Bouncing…

  12. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery Set For Take Action! Tour

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during this year's Take Action! Tour. The trek kicks off Feb. 1 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., and runs through l The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during…

  13. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Harry…

  14. Jett, Eagles Of Death Metal Make Touring Team

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After completing a stint on the Vans Warped Tour just this past weekend, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have announced a fall tour in support of their new record, "Sinner." After completing a stint on the Vans Warped Tour just this past weekend, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have…

  15. Panic Channel Tops 'Madden 2007' Track List

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date for the video game "Madden NFL 2007," which the company is hoping will once again raise the profile for the artists on its in-game soundtrack. Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date for the video game "Madden NFL 2007,…

  16. Compilation Previews Summer Warped Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In keeping with tradition, SideOneDummy Records will be releasing a two-disc 2006 Warped Tour compilation just over a week before the annual traveling punk/hard rock fest kicks off. In keeping with tradition, SideOneDummy Records will be releasing a two-disc 2006 Warped Tour compilation just…

  17. Lineup, Dates Unveiled For 12th Warped Tour

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The 2006 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by AFI, Saves The Day, Against Me, Helmet, Less Than Jake, Say Anything, Senses Fail, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, the Academy Is, Underoath, the The 2006 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by AFI, Saves The Day, Against Me, Helmet…

  18. Rock Acts Plug In For Katrina Benefits

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard-hitting punk and rock acts confirmed for "Unite the United," an all-star concert event to benefit victims of Hurricane Ka The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard…

  19. Franti Preaching Peace, Charity At San Fran Fest

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Like countless other musicians and organizations across the country, Michael Franti's annual Power to the Peaceful festival has a crucial new task this year: offering aid to victims of Hurricane Katri Like countless other musicians and organizations across the country, Michael Franti&…

  20. Metal-Leaning Hellfest Canceled In Insurance Flap

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT At the eleventh hour, this weekend's massive Hellfest in Trenton, N.J., has been canceled due to concerns over whether organizers' insurance policy was adequate to cover the event. At the eleventh hour, this weekend's massive Hellfest in Trenton, N.J., has been canceled due to…

Pages