1. Bon Iver

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his hometown of Wisconsin with a goal of starting fresh. The result is the stunning "For Emma, Forever Ago." Read more here Following breakups with his band and his girlfriend, Justin Vernon headed to his…

  2. Bon Iver

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. When Justin Vernon describes the summer of 2006 as a “dim time,” he’s not overstating his case. Vernon was living in North Carolina, struggling to recover from breakups with his band and his…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2003 - Superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold…

  4. Great White Tour Manager Faces Families

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Watching her severely burned daughter go through 35 operations over two months before doctors took the young woman off life support was "a journey of hell," Ann Gruttadauria told a Providence, R.I., c Watching her severely burned daughter go through 35 operations over two months…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Country group Diamond Rio are inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The band opens their performance with their first number one hit "Meet in the Middle.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens…

  6. Ex-Simon, Joel Tour Manager Killed In NYC

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his girlfriend in his Manhattan apartment, police said. A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his…

  7. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif. 2003 - Superstar…

  9. Tunes On TV

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 4-10, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 4 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Junior Senior (also scheduled: Seann William Scott, Roseanne). "106 & Park," BET Featured Artists:…

  10. 'American Fleadh' Marks Irish Invasion

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour dates. Performing under the banner at various dates will be the Saw Doctors, Black 47, Eileen Ivers, Hothouse Fl A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted into the Hall of Honor at his old high school. Bryan is a 1980 graduate of John P. Stevens High School in Edison 2002 - Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted…

  12. Seed

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Afro Celt Sound System returns after its hit album Volume 3: Further in Time with a new, simplified band name—Afro Celts—and a superb follow-up record. The Afro Celt Sound System returns after its hit album Volume 3: Further in Time with a new, simplified band name—Afro Celts—and a superb…

  13. Afro-Celts Plant A New 'Seed'

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Afro-Celt Sound System has finalized the details of its fourth Real World Records Album. "Seed," due March 25, is the group's first effort to be put out under the streamlined name the Afro Celts, The Afro-Celt Sound System has finalized the details of its fourth Real World…

  14. FC Kahuna Brings 'Soul Through Machinery'

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "We wanted this record to be defiantly electronic," Daniel Ormondroyd of U.K.-based duo FC Kahuna reveals, referring to its debut album, "Machine Says Yes," due Nov. 19 via Nettwerk America. "Jon [Nowell, his musical…

  15. Broadway Lyricist Adolph Green Dies

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator Betty Comden, wrote such valentines to New York as "On the Town" and "Wonderful Town," as well as the screenplay for the classic mov Adolph Green, the Broadway lyricist who, with longtime collaborator…

  16. Top Acts Record Covers For NME 'War Child' Set

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis, Prodigy, Sugababes, Starsailor, and a host of mostly U.K. acts are banding together for weekly rock magazine New Musical Express' (NME) new album project to benefit the War Child charity. The " Oasis, Prodigy, Sugababes, Starsailor, and a host of mostly U.K. acts are banding…

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson's chart-based stories on Aimee Mann, Brandy, Heather Headley, NElly, Chritina Aguilera, Enya, the Rolling Stones, the Dixie Chicks, and Sheryl Crow. MANN ACT: Her fourth solo album to chart on The Billboard 200 is the highest-charting set yet…

  18. Strike Scotches New York Mozart Festival

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Most of the scheduled performances at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' acclaimed Mostly Mozart summer festival have been canceled in response to the orchestra's decision to go on str Most of the scheduled performances at New York's Lincoln Center for the…

  19. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, Tupac/Biggie, Satriani

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Jamiroquai's exiting keyboardist/songwriter, Tupac Shakur/Biggie Smalls documentary, and Joe Satriani's forthcoming album. British funk/soul combo Jamiroquai has parted ways with longtime keyboardist and songwriting collaborator Toby Smith. A post on the group's…

  20. Long Shot Novena

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On her sophomore set, Boston's Eileen Rose does not reinvent the singer/ songwriter genre. On her sophomore set, Boston's Eileen Rose does not reinvent the singer/ songwriter genre. Instead, she mixes it up a bit, blending witchy, undulating vocals reminiscent of Kate Bush with the…

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