1. Watch Evan Dando & Courtney Barnett Duet on 'Being Around'

    December 12, 2014 4:25 AM EST They’re at different stages of their career, and arguably worlds apart. Though Courtney Barnett and Evan Dando proved at a recent show in Melbourne that they get on famously when there’s a mic and acoustic guitar between them.  Barnett, the fast-rising Aussie singer, dueted with the…

  2. Yo La Tengo, Big Star, Jesse Malin Honor Alex Chilton at Benefit Tribute

    July 30, 2010 3:50 PM EDT When Alex Chilton died of heart failure on March 17 of this year , his pioneering power pop band Big Star was booked to play a high-profile showcase at SXSW three days later. The news hit on the first night of the festival, which had gathered countless musicians directly or indirectly…

  3. Alex Chilton's Life, Music Honored At SXSW

    March 21, 2010 10:00 AM EDT The late Alex Chilton was memorialized by colleagues, friends and admirers on Saturday at South By Southewest -- with words and, most importantly, with music. Following a warmly reverent and nostalgic afternoon panel at the Austin Convention Center -- with Big Star co-founders Jody Stephens…

  4. March 4, 2009

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST – Mark Vann, banjoist with Leftover Salmon, dies of cancer at his home near Longmont, Colo. He is 39. 2001 – Glenn Hughes, the biker in the Village People, dies of lung cancer at his apartment in New York City. He is 50. 1999 – Actor and country singer Eddie Dean dies in Los Angeles of…

  5. The Lemonheads' 'Ray' Lives Again

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST The double-disc set includes a bonus DVD, "Two Weeks In Australia," containing live performances and music videos from the '90s alt-rock band. The film compilation was formerly released in 1993 on VHS As expected , Rhino is releasing a remastered and expanded version of the…

  6. Dando Readies New Lemonheads Album, 'Ray' Reissue

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST A year after he resurrected his beloved '90s rock outfit the Lemonheads, singer/songwriter Evan Dando tells Billboard.com he's planning on recording and releasing another band effort in April 2008. A year after he resurrected his beloved '90s rock outfit the Lemonheads, singer…

  7. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris shows off multiple sides of his musical personality, Alan Jackson flips the script with Alison Krauss, Janet Jackson looks to the past for new inspiration and the Scissor Sisters keep the par A double-disc live album from rock act My Morning Jacket, "Okonokos" (ATO/RCA). A…

  8. Lemonheads Revived For Album, Fall Tour

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant.. Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant, which, as previously reported , is due Sept. 26. The 11-track disc is…

  9. Lemonheads Inks With Vagrant, New Album In Works

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Evan Dando and his band the Lemonheads have signed with Vagrant Records. The act's first new album in a decade is nearly complete and is being penciled in for a late September release. Evan Dando and his band the Lemonheads have signed with Vagrant Records. The act's first new album…

  10. Tunes On TV

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 28-Aug. 3, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 28 "VH1 All Access: Oh Winona!" VH1 Featured Artists: Beck, Foo Fighters, Rhett Miller, Ryan Adams, Pete Yorn, Dave Pirner, Jimmy Fallon, Evan Dando. "Making the Video,…

  11. Whoa, 'Baby': Evan Dando Returns

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than a decade after delivering the Lemonheads' acclaimed "It's a Shame About Ray," Evan Dando has returned with "Baby I'm Bored." He burned out, dropped out and all but disappeared. Now, more than…

  12. Hot Product

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- A new EP from the Flaming Lips, "Fight Test," featuring the title cut, two new songs, and covers of Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out of My Head," Radiohead's "Knives Out,"…

  13. Garbage, Weller & More Set For 'One Big No'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch are confirmed to perform at the One Big No anti-war concert. Garbage, Travis frontman Fran Healy, Paul Weller, Evan Dando, Beth Orton, and Echo & the Bunnymen…

  14. Total Lee! The Songs of Lee Hazlewood

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. It started in 1999, when Sonic Youth's…

  15. Hazlewood Plans First Ever European Tour

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran cult American artist and music industry maverick Lee Hazlewood has finalized plans for the first-ever solo European tour of his five-decade-long career. Commencing on Sept. 7 in Aarhus, Denmar Veteran cult American artist and music industry maverick Lee Hazlewood has finalized plans…

  16. Billboard Bits: Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch Astralwerks has set an Aug. 6 North American release date for "Total Lee," a 16-track tribute album to veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood. As previously reported , the set is due Monday (June 3)…

  17. The Palace at 4am (Part I), Chelsea Walls

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT SOUNDTRACK Chelsesa Walls PRODUCER: not listed Rykodisc RCD 10624 JAY BENNETT & EDWARD BURCH The Palace at 4am (Part I) PRODUCERS: J. Bennett, E.Burch, K,Keller Undertow 0009 Though not far from the truth, Chelsea Walls' billing as a Jeff Tweedy experience is a bit misleading.…

  18. Harding Readies 'Shadowy' New Album

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again sharpened his engaging storytelling skills to create his ninth studio album, "The Man With No Shadow." Due June 25 via Ma Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again…

  19. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two…

  20. Guests Abound On Composer Armstrong's Second Solo Set

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Film composer Craig Armstrong will release his second solo album, "As If To Nothing," April 16 via the Astralwerks-distributed Melankolic label. The set features an impressive group of collaborators, Film composer Craig Armstrong will release his second solo album, "As If To…

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