1. Art Garfunkel Cancels Tour, Citing Lingering Vocal Problems

    October 05, 2012 2:50 PM EDT Art Garfunkel has scrapped remaining tour dates in support of his new album, "The Singer," because of persistent vocal cord problems, a spokesperson confirmed on Friday. Garfunkel had been scheduled to perform six dates in October throughout the Northeast and Midwest, two more shows…

  2. Weekly Chart Notes: tobyMac, Alanis Morissette, Alicia Keys

    September 07, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Twenty-five years into his career, tobyMac adds to his already impressive history with his first Billboard 200 No. 1. "I'm thankful for the fans, because they're loyal," tobyMac says. "I always attribute that to, hopefully, I'm writing songs that are connecting…

  3. Art Garfunkel Regains Voice, Releases 'The Singer'

    August 27, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Just in time for the release of his new compilation, "The Singer," Art Garfunkel is singing again. Garfunkel, who was sidelined with vocal paresis in 2010 -- scratching a planned Simon & Garfunkel North American tour -- recorded a pair of new songs for "The Singer, "…

  4. Rolling Stones Honored at Carnegie Hall

    March 15, 2012 2:05 AM EDT Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, David Johansen and Peaches (Among Others) Spend the Night Together Glen Hansard of The Swell Season was more than halfway through his deconstructed version of the woman-suppressing "Under My Thumb" at the "Music of the Rolling Stones"…

  5. The Rolling Stones That Chased the Beatles Get a Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2012 11:05 PM EDT Steve Earle Talks March 13th Concert, Where He'll Play the First Song He Ever Learned on Guitar The last time Steve Earle performed at a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, he was standing 30 feet away from the man he was honoring. "I opened the show, playing 'Nebraska' with…

  6. Weekly Chart Notes: Kelly Clarkson, Adele, Madonna

    March 02, 2012 2:55 PM EST What goes around comes around when it comes to hit songs' borrowed lyrics. CATCH(Y)PHRASES: Sometimes a song's lyrics lift an unfamiliar expression to pop culture prominence, from R.E.M.'s 1991 hit "Losing My Religion," a Southern saying that translates to losing one&…

  7. Paul Simon Talks 'So Beautiful' Album, 'Graceland' Reunion Tour

    October 28, 2011 4:50 PM EDT "Songwriter" is the title of A wave of promotion will come in December when PBS starts airing Simon's Webster Hall concert. Smith says Hear Music and Concord will work the album for more than a year just as they have with the James Taylor /Carole King album "Live at the…

  8. Is Adele's 'Someone Like You' The First No. 1 Piano-And-Vocal-Only Ballad?

    September 13, 2011 12:05 PM EDT H ello Gary! I was amazed (and very, very happy) that Adele 's wonderful and mesmerizing ballad "Someone Like You" has made it all the way to the top of the Hot 100 , helped by her incredible performance at the MTV Video Music Awards Aug. 28 . I really thought that, being a…

  9. Endless Summer 2011: Hot Tours & Music Festivals

    June 16, 2011 1:07 PM EDT Chart Article Get the skinny on Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Fest, Newport Folk Fest, and 30 more fests you may not even know about. Chart Article Bon Jovi Open Air Tour (also called Circle/Greatest Hits tour) Support: The Breakers Dates: Ongoing until July 31 Price: $120 - $184 ( buy…

  10. Art Garfunkel Predicts Simon & Garfunkel Tour For 'Late 2011'

    March 17, 2011 8:30 AM EDT A rt Garfunkel says his voice is "slowly coming along" and predicts that he'll be able to hit the road again with Paul Simon soon -- possibly even before the end of the year. "Late 2011 -- I feel in my bones, in my cells, that that's the scenario," Garfunkel…

  11. Stone Poneys' Kenny Edwards Dead At 64

    August 20, 2010 8:18 AM EDT Kenny Edwards , an original member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band and longtime collaborator with singer-songwriters Linda Ronstadt and Karla Bonoff , has died in California at age 64. A statement on his website says he died Wednesday (Aug. 19). The Los Angeles Times reports Edwards was…

  12. Simon & Garfunkel Cancel Summer Tour

    June 18, 2010 10:23 AM EDT Simon & Garfunkel have postponed their summer tour indefinitely, the duo announced on its official website. Art Garfunkel continues to recover from vocal paresis, a serious condition that affects vocal chords, and while he is expected to make a full recovery, the dates have not been…

  13. New Orleans Jazz Fest / April 23-25 / Fairgrounds Racetrack

    April 27, 2010 6:00 PM EDT With three days of memorable performances by artists as varied as Simon and Garfunkel , Drake , My Morning Jacket , the Allman Brothers , and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (April 23-25) demonstrated just why the yearly…

  14. Simon & Garfunkel Heading North This Spring

    March 09, 2010 12:26 PM EST Canada, get ready: a few "Old Friends" are heading your way. Legendary folk duo Simon & Garfunkel have announced a string of arena dates that will take them to the northern parts of North America, kicking off in Vancouver on April 29. Dates will mostly take place in Canada, with…

  15. Simon And Garfunkel To Perform At Jazz Fest

    January 13, 2010 7:26 AM EST Simon and Garfunkel have been added to the lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The singing-songwriting duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will join the previously announced Jazz Fest lineup that includes Pearl Jam , Aretha Franklin , Van Morrison , the Neville…

  16. Springsteen, Wonder Celebrate Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    October 30, 2009 10:45 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors music's most treasured acts, but this time it was the hall's turn to be feted. Bruce Springsteen , Billy Joel , Stevie Wonder and more celebrated the hall's 25th birthday with a concert that included all-star collaborations, spellbinding…

  17. Simon & Garfunkel / June 17, 2009 / Brisbane, Australia (Brisbane Entertainment Centre)

    June 17, 2009 7:42 PM EDT Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel rolled back the years Wednesday night on the opening date of their Australian tour, with a set carrying all the old favorites, and a few surprises. As one would expect, there were no fireworks or bombast at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre to herald the arrival…

  18. May 6, 2009

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Grant McLennan of Go-Betweens dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 – Pink Floyd reaches the staggering plane of 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts with its 1973 album “Dark Side of the Moon.” 2005 – Audioslave becomes the first U.S. rock act to perform…

  19. Simon And Garfunkel Confirm Reunion Tour

    April 06, 2009 9:13 AM EDT Simon and Garfunkel have crossed their personal bridge over troubled water and will reunite for a rare concert tour, kicking off in New Zealand and Australia. Veteran Australian promoter Michael Chugg has confirmed the music industry's worst kept secret with the news that Paul Simon and…

  20. Simon And Garfunkel Reunite In New York

    February 14, 2009 11:28 AM EST Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel joined forces for a surprise reunion last night (Feb. 13) at New York's Beacon Theatre, which was hosting its first event after a seven-month renovation by Madison Square Garden Entertainment. The pair performed "The Sound of Silence," "The…

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