1. The Vaselines Reunite For Festival Dates

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish indie rock act the Vaselines -- whose music was covered in the 1990s by Nirvana -- has reunited for two upcoming festival performances. Scottish indie rock act the Vaselines -- whose music was covered in the 1990s by Nirvana -- has reunited for two upcoming festival performances.…

  2. Sub Pop Celebrates 20th With Seattle Bash

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthday with a July 12-13 party at Seattle's Marymoor Park, featuring performances by bands from throughout the indie label's storied past and present. Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthday with a July 12-13 party at Seattle's…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. phenom Leona Lewis scores big in the States ahead of the release of her debut album, Ray J precedes his next set with a "sexy" single and P.O.D. reunites to rock with an old chum in this week's H A new album from Kim Deal's on-again, off-again band the Breeders, "…

  4. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the…

  5. Seattle's Fleet Foxes Sign With Sub Pop

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hotly tipped Seattle band Fleet Foxes have signed with hometown label Sub Pop, Billboard.com can reveal. The group's Sub Pop debut, produced by Phil Ek, will be out this summer. Hotly tipped Seattle band Fleet Foxes have signed with hometown label Sub Pop, Billboard.com can reveal. The…

  6. Crowes, Black Keys, Bun B Set For SXSW

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly confirmed to appear at the 2008 South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. They join previously announced per The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly…

  7. Billboard Bits: Morrissey, Seal, Noise Pop Festival

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Morrissey has signed a new record deal with Polydor/Decca in the U.K., according to a post from manager Merck Mercuriadis on Truetoyou.net. The deal does not cover the U.S., where Morrissey most recen Morrissey has signed a new record deal with Polydor/Decca in the U.K., according to a post…

  8. Wu-Tang Clan Lights Up Seattle To Close Bumbershoot

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Wu-Tang Clan provided a memorable send-off to the 2007 Bumbershoot festival last night (Sept. 3) at Seattle's Memorial Stadium, rolling out classics like "Protect Ya Neck," "C.R.E.A.M." and "Trium The Wu-Tang Clan provided a memorable send-off to the 2007…

  9. Fergie, John Legend, BRMC Complete Bumbershoot Bill

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among the final acts confirmed for the 2007 Bumbershoot festival, to be held Sept. 1-3 throughout the Seattle Cente Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, (+)44 and the Apples In Stereo are among…

  10. R.E.M. Hitting Theaters, Arenas This Fall

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M.'s fall North American tour will find the veteran rock act playing some of the most intimate venues it has visited in years. The 29-date trek kicks off Oct. 13 at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre and R.E.M.'s fall North American tour will find the veteran rock act playing some…

  11. Oak Ridge Boys Still Going Strong

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a day and age when music business success is often fleeting, the Oak Ridge Boys continue to enjoy an enviable and grounded career. In a day and age when music business success is often fleeting, the Oak Ridge Boys continue to enjoy an enviable and grounded career. The group has a new…

  12. Branch Checks In To 'Hotel Paper'

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch, whose sophomore album "Hotel Paper," is due June 24 on Maverick Records, will take to the road for a brief tour prior to the set's release, sponsored by hair products manufacturer The Michelle Branch, whose sophomore album "Hotel Paper," is due June…

  13. Earth, Wind & Fire 'Promise' New Album, Tour

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B/soul veterans Earth, Wind & Fire are returning with a new album, "The Promise," due May 20 on Kalimba Records. It's the first album of new studio material in six years for the band, which R&B/soul veterans Earth, Wind & Fire are returning with a new album, …

  14. Norah Jones Heads 'Away' On Summer Tour

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America throughout the summer. The dates kick off June 6 in Fort Myers, Fla., and run through an Aug. 16 appearance Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America…

  15. Oasis Unveils North American Tour Plans

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming fifth studio album, "Heathen Chemistry," due July 2 via Epic. Dates begin Aug. 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and are cur Oasis has announced details of a North American tour in support of its forthcoming…

  16. B2K To 'Scream' Along With Bow Wow

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping Epic quartet B2K and newcomer Jhene will join Bow Wow (who at 15 is trying to shed the "Lil'" from his moniker) on his summer's Scream 2 tour, which kicks off July 25 in Memphis. B2K is Chart-topping Epic quartet B2K and newcomer Jhene will join Bow Wow (who…

  17. Creed Confirms North American Tour Dates

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rock act Creed has confirmed its initial slate of 2002 North American tour dates. Currently confirmed tour dates begin with a Jan. 16 show at Atlanta's Phillips Arena, and stretch through to a Feb. 17 Rock act Creed has confirmed its initial slate of 2002 North American tour dates. As…

  18. Britney Spears Restructures Fall Tour Plans

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears has restructured her fall North American tour after a case of the flu delayed rehearsals. The trek will now begin Oct. 31 in Washington, D.C., with the originally scheduled kick-off dat Britney Spears has restructured her fall North American tour after a case of the flu delayed…

  19. R. Kelly To Tour With Sunshine, Syleena

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising female acts Sunshine Anderson and Syleena Johnson. The trek, which comes in support of Kelly's latest Jive set "TP-2.Com," wil R&B mainstay R. Kelly will tour North America this summer with rising…

  20. Busy B.B. Is King Of The Road, Studio

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival will hit the road again in 2001, only this time under a new name. The 10th annual tour -- which will feature Buddy Guy A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival…

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