1. Radiohead, Petty, Johnson Set For San Fran Festival

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that…

  2. Early Memories: The Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys while staging its usual annual awards telecast, the show's producers created an ingenious plan: They'd lessen the pres Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys…

  3. Willie Nelson's World

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about producing the iconic Willie Nelson, Chesney says he had two goals in mind. "I wanted to keep the element of Willie When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about…

  4. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis"…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are…

  6. Monolith Festival / Sept. 14-15, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some brilliant ideas come from flashes of unexpected genius, something that could only be the work of a special mind. It takes another kind of subtle intellectual leap to make a seemingly obvious grea Some brilliant ideas come from flashes of unexpected genius, something that could only be…

  7. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York…

  8. 'High School Musical 2' Blasts In At No. 1

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The set sold 615,000 copies in the United States acco With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to…

  9. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead receives a sentence of community service and a f 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Van Dyk has a Talking Head and a Pussycat Doll in his corner on his fifth studio album, while Lori McKenna has Faith Hill and Tim McGraw in hers on her own new release. A long import-only second The self-titled debut from Floratone, comprised of jazz veteran Bill Frisell and session…

  11. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup…

  12. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  13. Stone, Maal Stand Out At Live Earth Johannesburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The South African leg of the Live Earth climate change concert series staged at Johannesburg's Coca-Cola Dome today (July 7) featured sets from reggae stalwarts UB40, Soweto Gospel Choir, indie rocker The South African leg of the Live Earth climate change concert series staged at…

  14. The Billboard Q&A: Dave Matthews

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The eponymous front man chats with Billboard exclusively about not playing the hits, the magic of the Tuesday night gig, the art of making the perfect set list and how DMB's best album is yet to come. From humble beginnings in drummer Carter Beauford's mother's basement and a…

  15. Matthews/Reynolds New York Gig Heads To CD/DVD

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD just in time for the end of the summer. Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD…

  16. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Morrissey,…

  17. Nelson, Mellencamp Bring Farm Aid To New York

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a host of local farmers today (June 11) amid the Union Square Green Market to announce a Sept. 9 date for the annual Farm Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a host of local…

  18. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Kirsten Dunst, Rob Magnotti, Dinosaur Jr.…

  19. Fooling April

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With a focus on acoustic-edged melodic pop tied to classic and modern-rock sensibilities, Fooling April has appeared with artists like John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Dido, The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, Th With a focus on acoustic-edged melodic pop tied to classic and modern-rock sensibilities,…

  20. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi…

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