1. Martin, Medeski Discuss Mago, MMW, Wood Bros.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare occurrence, as keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin perform as Mago for only the second time ever. T Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare…

  2. 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…

  3. Billboard Bits: Blue Note/Bonnaroo, Forecastle Fest, Westerberg

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival, dubbed Somethin' Else. Among the artists confirmed to appear there are Jacky Terrasson, Stefon Harris, Don Byron, Ravi Col Blue Note Records will sponsor a jazz tent at next month's Bonnaroo festival,…

  4. Good Charlotte Begins Recording New Album

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte has begun recording its fourth studio album, according to a post from guitarist Billy Martin on the group's Web site. Good Charlotte has begun recording its fourth studio album, according to a post from guitarist Billy Martin on the group's Web site . "We are all…

  5. The Roots Getting Back In The 'Game'

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic hip-hop outfit the Roots are eyeing a February 2006 release date for their next Geffen studio album, "Game Theory." Eclectic hip-hop outfit the Roots are eyeing a February 2006 release date for their next Geffen studio album, "Game Theory." "We're about…

  6. Good Charlotte Takes On 'Life And Death'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I wear black on the outside because that's how I feel on the inside," Good Charlotte's Joel Madden deadpans when describing his romantic outlook. Though it's surprising to hear the lead singer of a multiplatinum pop/punk…

  7. Medeski, Martin & Wood: An 'Uninvisible' Trio

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the title of the trio's 10th album, "Uninvisible" (due April 9 via Blue Note) is "a bit like a Rorschach test -- it means different thi According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the…

  8. Govt' Mule, Roots Head For The Summit

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky Meters are among the acts set to play at the Summit, a three-day music festival held the weekend of Aug. 17-19 at Mariav Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky…

  9. Whitley, Kweller Sign With ATO LabelC

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT According To Our (ATO) Records will issue new albums this summer from rocker Chris Whitley and teenage songwriter Ben Kweller. The independent label, , which recently saw its debut release, David Gray According To Our (ATO) Records will issue new albums this summer from rocker Chris Whitley…

  10. Medeski Martin & Wood Plan Spring Tour

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood will begin a fresh round of touring March 30 in Harrisonburg, Va. The trek encompasses stops at a number of major jazz festivals and a special May 18 acous Eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood will begin a fresh round of touring March 30 in…

  11. Medeski Martin & Wood Drummer Goes Breakbeat

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Drummer Billy Martin of eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood is primed to further blur genre lines with the April 3 release of "Groove Bang And Jive Around," a vinyl-only collection of homemad Drummer Billy Martin of eclectic jazz trio Medeski Martin & Wood is primed to…