1. March 25, 2009

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Elton John sets the record for the most performances at New York’s Madison Square Garden when he performs there for the 60th time – on his 60th birthday. 2006 – Singer and guitarist Buck Owens of the Buckaroos dies in his sleep of an apparent heart attack in Bakersfield, Calif. He is…

  2. Elvis Costello Teams With T Bone Burnett For New Acoustic Record

    March 23, 2009 11:15 AM EDT Elvis Costello's newest album, "Secret, Profane & Sugarcane," sees the prolific singer-songwriter-composer returning to acoustic American roots music for the first time since his 1986 album "King of America." "Sugarcane" will be released June 2 on Hear…

  3. Simon And Garfunkel Reunite In New York

    February 14, 2009 11:28 AM EST Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel joined forces for a surprise reunion last night (Feb. 13) at New York's Beacon Theatre, which was hosting its first event after a seven-month renovation by Madison Square Garden Entertainment. The pair performed "The Sound of Silence," "The…

  4. Bob Dylan Unveils Triple-Disc Rarities Set

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan fans are in for a treat this fall, in the form of "Tell Tale Signs," a triple-disc rarities collection that will be the eighth volume in the artist's "Bootleg Series." The project arrives Oc Bob Dylan fans are in for a treat this fall, in the form of "…

  5. Jam-Heavy Rothbury Fest Gets Underway In Michigan

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, the latest entry in the burgeoning U.S. concert festival scene got underway yesterday (July 3) in w With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese…

  6. Michelle Branch Finishing Third Solo Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com that she's "in that last stage of…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  8. Paul Simon and Friends / April 24, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was one character amongst many to interpret the songs of Paul Simon -- and also to sing with the folk great -- You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was…

  9. Simon's 'American Tunes' On Display In Brooklyn

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, as the artist's month-long…

  10. Kravitz Kick-Starting 'Revolution' With MySpace

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST After having spent the better part of two years working to re-energize their relationship, Lenny Kravitz and Virgin Records are now focused on rebuilding the Kravitz brand in the run-up to the Feb. 5 After having spent the better part of two years working to re-energize their relationship,…

  11. Chart Beat

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Kanye West, Pink, Dolly Parton, Alicia Keys And More! KANYE, 50 CENT AND KENNY: The big news this week is the number of albums sold by the top three debuts on The Billboard 200. But since those sales figures are covered in other Billboard columns, let's focus here on the…

  12. Stipe, Lanois On Board For New 1 Giant Leap Projects

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactivating their 1 Giant Leap brand in 2008 with a movie, TV show, three-hour DVD and a 16-track album under the "What About Me" name via 19 Entertainment. Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactivating their 1 Giant Leap brand in 2008 with…

  13. Chart Beat

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses "High School Musical 2," "Hannah Montana," the Eagles and more! BACK TO 'SCHOOL': This week's album chart is all about "HSM2" and "HM2." "HSM2" is, of course, the soundtrack to the Disney Channel TV movie "…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at…

  15. Chart Beat

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, Neil Sedaka and more! THE 'WONDER' YEAR: Maroon 5 will never forget 2007, the year the group achieved its first No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Nor will the members of the band ever forget how they achieved their first chart-topper: by breaking the…

  16. Sheik Juggling Broadway, Film Scores, Covers CD

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Having conquered the Great White Way with "Spring Awakening," singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik's dance card is suddenly filled with more theater projects -- plus film prospects and a covers album. Having conquered the Great White Way with "Spring Awakening," singer…

  17. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  18. Paul Simon / Nov. 8, 2006 / Dublin (The Point)

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most people think about retiring when they reach 65, but Paul Simon seems like he's just getting into his stride. Wearing a green shirt and a baseball cap, the singer jigged around the stage of Dublin Most people think about retiring when they reach 65, but Paul Simon seems like he'…

  19. Connick Doubles The Pleasure With New Albums

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My Nola," will be issued via Columbia, while the all-instrumental "Chanson du Vieux Carre" will hit shelves via Marsalis Music. Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My…

  20. 40OnTV

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Judith Owen (also scheduled: Mary McDonnell). "Live with Regis and Kelly," ABC Featured artist(s): Monica (also scheduled: Emily Proctor, Prince Lorenzo). "House of Carters,…

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