1. Farm Aid 30th Anniversary TV Special Boasts Archive Sets From Allman Brothers, B.B. King & More

    January 06, 2016 3:17 PM EST Farm Aid, the music industry’s longest-running concert for a cause, will premiere an AXS TV special Jan. 10 filmed during its 30th anniversary in Chicago this past September, with performances by Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp , Dave Matthews , Jack Johnson , Kacey Musgraves and…

  2. Imagine Dragons to Join Willie Nelson & Friends for 30th Farm Aid Concert in Chicago

    July 28, 2015 1:00 AM EDT The guiding foursome of Farm Aid -- Willie Nelson , Neil Young , John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews -- will celebrate a milestone for the organization that supports America's family farmers with a 30th-anniversary concert in Chicago on Sept 19, featuring  Imagine Dragons , whose album…

  3. Norah Jones Pays Tribute to Blue Note's Bruce Lundvall at Farm Aid Benefit

    May 20, 2015 4:17 PM EDT In a rare solo piano performance Tuesday night at New York’s City Winery , Norah Jones played a benefit to raise funds for Farm Aid, the music-industry-backed group that supports American farmers and the Good Food movement. “This is the longest solo piano gig I’ve played since college,”…

  4. Bonnaroo: 10 Most Legendary Moments

    June 11, 2014 12:01 PM EDT From Beck's puppetry to D'Angelo's comeback to Macca's epic set, these are the 10 most unforgettable moments from the Tennessee fest. The 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival , another weekend of heat, porta-potties and hopefully great rock moments out in a field in…

  5. Big Albums, But No Big Hot 100 Hits

    March 14, 2014 8:11 PM EDT New Billboard 200 leader Rick Ross is among artists who repeatedly dominate the chart despite having not landed a top 10 Hot 100 hit With the arrival of "Mastermind" atop the Billboard 200 chart , Rick Ross continues his streak of earning No. 1 albums without ever having tallied a…

  6. Farm Aid 2013: Pete Seeger Sings Out, Neil Young Speaks Up and Jack Johnson Cows Around

    September 23, 2013 11:16 PM EDT "Oh, but ain't that America, for you and me!" sang John Mellencamp on "Pink Houses" at Farm Aid 2013, the annual benefit for America's family farmers, staged Sept. 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Saratoga Springs, New York. "That song,"…

  7. Stranded Cyclist Dave Matthews Thumbs Ride to Own Concert

    July 15, 2013 4:30 PM EDT A fan on her way to a Dave Matthews concert in Pennsylvania pulled over to help a stranded bicyclist who turned out to be none other than the singer himself. Emily Kraus and her boyfriend pulled over Saturday to give a ride to a man whose bike had apparently broken down, she told WHP-TV in…

  8. Gov't Mule 'Shout' Out to All-Stars On New Album

    July 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Jim James, Dave Matthews and Steve Winwood all guest on second half of new double album Gov't Mule tried something different for their upcoming 10th studio album. The blue-rock veterans' first release for Blue Note Records  "Shout!" will be a double…

  9. Willie Nelson’s On the Road Again, Taking Farm Aid to Upstate NY

    June 14, 2013 4:00 AM EDT Singer Willie Nelson is taking his annual Farm Aid benefit concert to upstate New York with an all-day festival of music and locally grown food in September. The event in Saratoga Springs, 28 miles north of Albany, will feature Nelson and other Farm Aid board members John Mellencamp, Neil…

  10. '12-12-12' Album Sales at 40,000 in Pre-Orders

    December 13, 2012 7:10 PM EST The "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief" benefit album is already off to a fast start -- even though it hasn't been released yet. Industry sources say that through Wednesday night (Dec. 12), pre-orders for iTunes' exclusive digital release of the album number at 40,000…

  11. Hurricane Sandy Concert: Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Performing

    November 15, 2012 10:45 AM EST Star-packed lineup taking over Madison Square Garden on Dec. 12. Kanye West , Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band , The Who and Billy Joel are among the artists set to perform at the "12.12.12." Concert for Sandy Relief, scheduled for Dec. 12. Paul McCartney , Roger Waters ,…

  12. Obama Rallies With Katy Perry, Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp

    November 04, 2012 9:25 PM EST Dave Matthews and Bill Clinton boosted a rally for President Obama in Virginia Saturday, which attracted an estimated 24,000 people. Clinton, who was losing his voice from campaigning, said he had given "my voice in the service of my president," the AP reported. The former commander…

  13. Neil Diamond to Receive 'Legend of Live' Award at Billboard Touring Awards

    October 16, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Billboard announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond will receive its prestigious Legend of Live Award at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Additionally, Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater will be the recipient of the…

  14. Mumford & Sons, Green Day, No Doubt Debut at Nos. 1-3 on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 03, 2012 11:00 AM EDT The top three slots on the Billboard 200 chart get rocked this week as the rock bands Mumford & Sons , Green Day and No Doubt see their latest efforts start at Nos. 1-3, respectively. Mumford & Sons' sophomore album, "Babel," opens atop the list with 600,000 sold…

  15. Pink Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT GOOD Music, The Killers, Carly Rae Jepsen and Ben Folds Five all score Top 10 debuts. After debuting more than 12 years ago on the Billboard 200 chart, pop superstar P!nk gets her first No. 1 album this week as "The Truth About Love" debuts with 280,000 sold, according to Nielsen…

  16. Dave Matthews Band Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 'Away From the World' is DMB's sixth straight No. 1; Top six on this week's chart are all debuts For only the second time in history, the entire top six albums on the Billboard 200 chart are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band 's "Away From the World" at No. 1…

  17. Little Big Town & Avett Brothers Albums Aiming High on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 15, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Next week's Billboard 200 albums chart is going to be a busy one, thanks to a bunch of hot new releases that dropped this past Tuesday (Sept. 11). The likely leader on the chart will be Dave Matthews Band 's "Away From the World" with over 250,000 copies sold (so say…

  18. Aguilera, Buble Among 'A Very Special Christmas' Anniversary Artists

    August 06, 2012 8:11 PM EDT Christina Aguilera , Michael Buble , Dave Matthews and Train are among the acts helping Special Olympics celebrate the 25th anniversary of its "A Very Special Christmas" album series. Two albums will be released Oct. 16 to celebrate the partnership, which has raised more than $100…

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Havana Brown, LMFAO, Dave Matthews Band

    July 13, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Australian singer/DJ Brown continues her U.S. breakthrough with 'We Run the Night,' while DMB returns with new single 'Mercy.' Havana Brown continues her marathon rise up Billboard'sQ&A column, LMFAO 's "Party Rock Anthem," featuring Lauren Bennett…

  20. Farm Aid Concert Heading to Hershey, Pa.

    July 09, 2012 10:30 AM EDT The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa. in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty. Matthews, who will perform at the Hersheypark show on…

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