1. Yaz / July 17, 2008 / New York (Terminal 5)

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The oomph behind Yaz's music was always Alison Moyet's voice. Her bluesy alto and torch-singer flair is what distinguished the band from the pack back in the day. It's also the reason why the room was In some ways, walking into the Terminal 5 club during Yaz's second of…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside Church. The artist died July 1 at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., two years after suffering a serious strok 2005 - Funeral services for Luther Vandross are held at New York's Riverside…

  3. Chart Beat: 'Mamma Mia!', Kimberley Locke, Willie Nelson

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from "Mamma Mia!", Kimberley Locke and Willie Nelson. HERE WE GO AGAIN: If the reaction of the audience at last night's American premiere of "Mamma Mia!" the movie is any indication, the soundtrack is going to sell a lot of copies once…

  4. Nas Unveils North American Tour Plans

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In between performance dates on this summer's Rock the Bells tour, rapper Nas will embark on a 21-date North American tour in support of his new untitled album, due July 15 via Def Jam. In between performance dates on this summer's Rock the Bells tour, rapper Nas will embark on a 21…

  5. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved b Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary…

  6. Dave Matthews Band Leads Epic Saturday At Rothbury

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band offered up an epic headlining set last night (July 5) at the inaugural Rothbury Festival in Rothbury, Mich., utilizing an expanded eight-piece lineup for favorites like "Rhyme & The Dave Matthews Band offered up an epic headlining set last night (July 5) at the…

  7. Widespread Panic, Snoop, Of Montreal Star At Rothbury

    July 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "The early bird gets the worm, huh?," Jakob Dylan said as he got the second day of the inaugural Rothbury Festival started yesterday (July 4). And there was certainly plenty to be hooked on the event' "The early bird gets the worm, huh?," Jakob Dylan said as he got…

  8. Sheryl Crow In A Holiday Mood On Upcoming Album

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The lights and candles and wreaths were out in Sheryl Crow's Los Angeles living room -- in mid-June. Christmas came early in Crow's world this year because of an as-yet-untitled holiday album she's re The lights and candles and wreaths were out in Sheryl Crow's Los Angeles…

  9. Labelle Sets Date For Reunion Album

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B trio Labelle is hitting the studio for a reunion album to be produced by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff and Lenny Kravitz. The as-yet-untitled set, the group first since 1976's "Chameleon," is d R&B trio Labelle is hitting the studio for a reunion album to be produced…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100…

  11. Sixpence None The Richer Readies Xmas Album

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Reunited pop/rock outfit Sixpence None The Richer has put the finishing touches on its first Christmas album. Reunited pop/rock outfit Sixpence None The Richer has put the finishing touches on its first Christmas album. "The Dawn of Grace" is due Oct. 14; album opener "Angels…

  12. Metallica Warms Up For Bonnaroo With Tiny Gig

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica rarely turns down the chance to pack its stadium-sized sound into a tiny venue, and Thursday was no different, as the group warmed up for its Bonnaroo peformance tonight with a nine-song set Metallica rarely turns down the chance to pack its stadium-sized sound into a tiny venue,…

  13. Chart Beat: 'In The Heights,' Carrie Underwood, Regina Belle

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses "In the Heights," Carrie Underwood, Regina Belle and more! 'HEIGHTS' HITS THE HEIGHTS: Whenever I'm in New York, I do my best to see as many Broadway shows as possible. Last week I was there for a very short time, on assignment for Sirius Satellite…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Madonna visits ABC's "The View" and reveals she hopes to release her then as-yet-untitled 10th studio album in late October or early November via Warner Bros. She adds that the album ("Confessi 2005 - Madonna visits ABC's "The View" and reveals she…

  15. Kidz In The Hall Hope To Move The 'Crowd'

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip-hop duo notes, is nothing new. Kidz in the Hall set out to make its new album, "The In Crowd," an EP -- which, the Ivy League hip-hop duo notes, is nothing new. "It just…

  16. My Morning Jacket

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The guiding principle that "music is everything" has helped My Morning Jacket grow from humble roots in Louisville into the American rock band many feel is most likely to take it to the proverbial nex It's 4 a.m. on the last night of South by Southwest, and Jim James is belting…

  17. Madonna Tickets Still Moving Quickly

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On-sales for Madonna's upcoming Sticky & Sweet tour continue to sizzle in many markets. On-sales for Madonna's upcoming Sticky & Sweet tour continue to sizzle in many markets. In Europe, high demand for tickets in Paris for Madonna's scheduled Sept. 20 performance led…

  18. 2008 Summer Music Guide

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bonnaroo. Lollapalooza. Kanye West's "Glow In The Dark" Tour. Rock The Bells. Find out about some of the hottest festivals and tours for this summer right here! Bonnaroo. Lollapalooza. Kanye West's "Glow In The Dark" Tour. Rock The Bells. Find out about some of…

  19. 'Down' Is The New Up

    May 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The friendly collision of new and old sensibilities on "Lay It Down" (Blue Note) is as vintage-sounding as anything Al Green released during his Hi Records heyday of the '70s. The friendly collision of new and old sensibilities on "Lay It Down" (Blue Note) is as…

  20. This Day in Music

    May 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma. He is 57. 2006 - One of the most colorful careers in music comes to a close when pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies in Los Angeles of melanoma.…

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