1. Decemberists Get Orchestra Treatment On Tour

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This July, the Decemberists will perform alongside local orchestras at select dates in amphitheaters in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago and Columbia, Md. The Portland, Ore.-based act is cu This July, the Decemberists will perform alongside local orchestras at select dates in…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly,…

  3. Drake Rarities Blossom On 'Family Tree'

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For decades, fans have made a pilgrimage to Nick Drake's hometown in tiny Tanworth-In-Arden, England. For decades, fans have made a pilgrimage to Nick Drake's hometown in tiny Tanworth-In-Arden, England. His parents would invite these visitors into their house, playing early reel-to…

  4. 15onTV

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 9 - April 15, 2007. MONDAY, April 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae, Leah Rimini. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kevin Eubanks. "Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

  5. Snow Patrol, Flaming Lips Ensnared For 'Spider-Man 3'

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snow Patrol, the Flaming Lips, the Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Jet are among the acts contributing tracks to the "Spider-Man 3" soundtrack, due May 1 via Record Collection. Snow Patrol's "Signal Snow Patrol, the Flaming Lips, the Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Jet…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet, dies at the age of 80. Lewis, who also worked as a solo performer and recording artist, led the quartet from 2001 - Pianist John Lewis, leader of the elegant jazz institution the Modern Jazz Quartet,…

  7. Timberlake Extends 'FutureSex' Tour Into September

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Just as he prepares to finish the first leg of his North American tour, Justin Timberlake has announced a new slew of dates in support of his latest Jive album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds." Just as he prepares to finish the first leg of his North American tour, Justin Timberlake has…

  8. Nas, Roots, Mos Def Bolster Rock The Bells Lineup

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nas has jumped on the board the traveling Rock the Bells festival this summer, where he will share the stage with the Wu-Tang Clan, Rage Against The Machine and others. Nas has jumped on the board the traveling Rock the Bells festival this summer, where he will share the stage with the Wu…

  9. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  10. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center to take in a free performance by the Colombian artist. The audience of more than 6,000 spills into 2003 - A massive crowd of Juanes fans overflows the Grand Foyer of Washington, D.C.'…

  12. Billboard Bits: Teddy Pendergrass, TV On The Radio, John Mellencamp

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non-profit organization started by legendary singer Teddy Pendergrass, will host a June 10 benefit at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center to benefit spinal cord injury The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non-profit organization started by legendary…

  13. Billboard Bits: Dinosaur Jr., Mixtape Inc.

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The original lineup of alternative rock troupe Dinosaur Jr. are taking to the road this spring/summer in support of their forthcoming effort "Beyond." Lou Barlow, J Mascis and Murph will be playing mu The original lineup of alternative rock troupe Dinosaur Jr. are taking to the road…

  14. Mayer Schedules Summer 'Continuum' Tour With Folds

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer has tapped Ben Folds as the primary opener for his Continuum summer tour, which kicks off June 1 in Ridgefield, Wash. Additionally, blues-rocker Rocco DeLuca, Dueltone artist Brett Dennen a John Mayer has tapped Ben Folds as the primary opener for his Continuum summer tour, which…

  15. Jesu

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With droning guitars and jagged lyrics and melodies, Jesu's music is aggressive without being overbearing, metallic and heavy without being metal. The songs sigh and swell in movements, some changes o With droning guitars and jagged lyrics and melodies, Jesu's music is aggressive…

  16. Erasure, Lauper, Harry Anchor True Colors Tour

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here last month, Erasure, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and the Gossip will anchor the first True Colors tour this summer. Dresden Dolls, Misshapes and host Margaret Cho are also on boa As first reported here last month, Erasure, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry and the Gossip will…

  17. This Day in Music

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "World Wide Suicide," becomes available for free download without digital rights management restrictions from the band's Web site. 2006 - In the wake of its prerelease leak, the new Pearl Jam single, "…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music awards ceremony Les Victoires de la Musique in a show that heralds the rise of the new French scene. The artist wins all th 2006 - With three awards, singer/songwriter Raphael dominates France's music…

  19. More Details Emerge On New Björk Album

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to her Web site, The Atlantic effort will drop May 7 and with feature guest appearances from LFO's Mark Bell, drummer Chris Cors Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to…

  20. Rage, Wu-Tang Team For Three Summer Shows

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reprising their aborted, controversial 1997 tour pairing, Rage Against The Machine and the Wu-Tang Clan will play three shows together this summer. Reprising their aborted, controversial 1997 tour pairing, Rage Against The Machine and the Wu-Tang Clan will play three shows together this…

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