1. Ben Harper, Jessica Simpson, Diddy

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ben Harper reveals tips on writing new songs, plus music meets fashion meets "American Idol" and Diddy gets staff via YouTube. All this week in sixty. Tell us what you think! Email us at InSixty@Bi Ben Harper reveals tips on writing new songs, plus music meets fashion meets "…

  2. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their…

  3. Rage, Pumpkins Anchor Voodoo Music Experience

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine and Smashing Pumpkins anchor a lineup of rock heavy-hitters and acclaimed New Orleans musicians for the 2007 Voodoo Music Experience, which is expanding to three days and will Rage Against The Machine and Smashing Pumpkins anchor a lineup of rock heavy-hitters and…

  4. Bonnaroo Box Office Numbers Go Through The Roof

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700-plus acre site 60 miles south of Nashville, producers Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are basking As the dust settles on Bonnaroo 2007, which wrapped its June 14-17 run last night at its 700…

  5. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances…

  6. Tool, All-Star Zeppelin Jam Highlight Bonnaroo Day One

    June 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A headlining performance from quirky hard rock act Tool and a once-in-a-lifetime jam session between Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, guitarist Ben Harper and drummer ?uestlove highlighted the fi A headlining performance from quirky hard rock act Tool and a once-in-a-lifetime jam session…

  7. Sun, Jams Shine Brightly As Bonnaroo Gets Going

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The sun shined brightly and the first wave of artists brought the jams to match as the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival got moving today (June 15) on a sprawling farm in Manchester, Tenn. A handful of act The sun shined brightly and the first wave of artists brought the jams to match as the 2007…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo SuperJam, AnywhereCD, Telluride Blues & Brews

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The one-off pairing of Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Ben Harper and Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson will team for the annual SuperJam at next week's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, T The one-off pairing of Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Ben Harper and…

  9. Ben Harper Sends Out 'Lifeline' In August

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ben Harper hunkered down in a Paris recording studio with his band the Innocent Criminals to track his new album, "Lifeline," due Aug. 28 via Virgin. The 11-song set was completed in just seven days u Ben Harper hunkered down in a Paris recording studio with his band the Innocent…

  10. Modest Mouse, Wu-Tang Beef Up Virgin Festival Bill

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile in Baltimore, Md., has added Modest Mouse, Velvet Revolver, Wu-Tang Clan, Cheap Trick, the Fratellis, Amy Winehouse, Paolo Nutini, the Crystal Method, 311, Incubus The Virgin Festival by Virgin Mobile in Baltimore, Md., has added Modest Mouse, Velvet…

  11. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mozambique-born bassist Gito Baloi is killed in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. Police say Baloi, 39, is shot in the neck as he makes his way home from performing at the Lucit Candle Garde 2004 - Mozambique-born bassist Gito Baloi is killed in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa.…

  13. All-Star Lineup Rocks Tibet House Benefit

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Davies were among the featured performers at the 17th annual Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall last night (Feb. 26) in New York. Debbie Harry, Ben Harpe Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Davies were among the featured performers at…

  14. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007…

  15. DMB, Mayer, Harper Set For Australian Festival

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Ben Harper are among the artists that will perform at both editions of Australia's East and West Coast Blues & Roots Music festival. Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Ben Harper are among the artists that will perform at both editions of Australia&…

  16. 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…

  17. New Photo Book Captures Pearl Jam's Formative Years

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The volume, which focuses on the first half of the band's career, is available beginning today (Oct. 11) via Pearl Jam's Web site. As tipped here in January, never-before-seen images from photographer Lance Mercer form the basis of the new book "5X1: Pearl Jam Through the Eye…

  18. Marley Under 'Control' With Mos Def, Ben Harper

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Mind Control," the long-awaited solo debut from reggae royalty Stephen Marley, will be released on Feb. 6 via Tuff Gong/Ghetto Youths/Universal Republic. The set will feature cameos from friends and "Mind Control," the long-awaited solo debut from reggae royalty Stephen…

  19. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. …

  20. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

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