1. DMB Spending Summer On The Road

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. So far, 49 dates have been announced, beginning May 30 in Maryland Heights, Mo., and running…

  2. Randolph's Family Rolling With Matthews, Clapton

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST There are plenty of people giving steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph ideas for his Family Band's next album, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2003's "Unclassified." There are plenty of people giving steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph ideas for his Family Band'…

  3. New Pantheon Awards Rescheduled For March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped to an as-yet-undetermined date in March. Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped…

  4. New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen. The list includes albums by Animal Collective, Antony and the Johnsons, Fiona Apple, the Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Death Cab For The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen, Billboard.com can…

  5. Lennon Celebrated With Live Tribute, Covers

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Lennon's legacy will be celebrated in the coming days via a live tribute on Sirius Satellite Radio to mark the 25th anniversary of his death and a covers project organized by Amnesty Internationa John Lennon's legacy will be celebrated in the coming days via a live tribute on…

  6. Singer/Songwriter Chris Whitley Dies

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov. 20) in Houston at the age of 45 after battling lung cancer. The veteran Texas-reared artist recorded for Columbia, ATO and, most recently, Messenger R Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov. 20) in Houston at the age of 45 after…

  7. Disagreement Puts Shortlist Prize On Hold

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor, shining a spotlight on artists who have made exceptional albums that have fallen under the mainstream radar. Bu In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor,…

  8. DMB's Red Rocks 'Weekend' Heads To CD/DVD

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 stand at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which included a benefit that raised $1.5 million for hurricane victims, will be available beginning Nov. 29 in a vari Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 stand at Colorado's famed Red Rocks…

  9. Matthews Sets Sail For Caribbean Concert

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews will anchor a concert in the Bahamas in February which will highlight the Dave Matthews & Friends Caribbean Cruise Getaway. Fans will overtake the Royal Caribbean cruise ships the Ma Dave Matthews will anchor a concert in the Bahamas in February which will highlight the Dave…

  10. CSNY, Matthews, Norah Jones Set For Bridge School

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event founder Neil Young will also perform with his CSNY bandmates David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Dave Matthews, Norah Jones and Bright Eyes lead the lineup for the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts, to be held Oct. 29-30 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco…

  11. Billboard Honors DMB With Humanitarian Award

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In recognition of its numerous charitable works, the Dave Matthews Band will be presented with the Humanitarian Award during Roadwork '05: The Billboard Touring Conference and Awards in New York. In recognition of its numerous charitable works, the Dave Matthews Band will be presented…

  12. Farm Aid Turns 20 Outside Chicago

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday (Sept. 19) in the Chicago suburb Tinley Park, with a galaxy of stars pledging help for overlooked rural victims of Hurricane Katrina. Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday (Sept. 19) in the Chicago suburb Tinley…

  13. Radio City Joins MSG For Katrina Benefit

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters have signed on for a Sept. 20 benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Th Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters…

  14. Billboard Bits: DMB, Northern State, Nickelback

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Northern State, Nickelback Dave Matthews Band's latest studio album, "Stand Up," is only four months old, but the group is already itching to make its sequel. Indeed, according to RCA senior VP of marketing Hugh Surratt, a new DMB album could be out…

  15. Vegoose Adds Beck, High-Profile Evening Shows

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium. The talent pool for the first Vegoose festival continues to grow. Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas&…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Indie label Tony Nicole Tony Records files suit against Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS for alleged intentional interference with KISS drummer Peter Criss' contract with the label. 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail…

  17. Kweli, Arcade Fire Among Vegoose Additions

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock acts Arcade Fire and Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO) and progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee have been added to the lineup of the inaugural Vegoose festival. Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock acts Arcade Fire and Animal Liberation…

  18. Billboard Bits: DMB, 311, Filmmusicradio.com

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, 311, Filmmusicradio.com Dave Matthews Band has snagged one of Hollywood's top actresses for “Dreamgirl,” the latest video from its new RCA album, “Stand Up.” Appearing in her first film role since the birth of her twins last year, Julia Roberts stars in the…

  19. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, the organizers behind Bonnaroo. As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread…

  20. 'Wind' Blowing In New, Rare Young Albums

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young has christened his new studio album "Prairie Wind," which will be released as a CD/DVD package Sept. 20 via Reprise. "The DVD shows us recording the whole record," the artist writes on his Neil Young has christened his new studio album "Prairie Wind,"…

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