1. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, the Dead Weather…

  2. Pink Races To Top Of U.K. Singles Chart

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pink raced 37 places up the new U.K. singles chart to hit the top yesterday with "So What" (LaFace/Sony BMG). That ended Kings Of Leon's three-week tenure at No. 1 with "Sex on Fire" (Hand Me Down/Son Pink raced 37 places up the new U.K. singles chart to hit the top…

  3. Eddie Vedder Scales Back At NYC Solo Show

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last night (Aug. 4) during the third show of his summer solo tour at New York's United Palace Theatre, offering a 28-song set f Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last…

  4. Accidental Harmonies

    May 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After battling pneumonia for nearly six months, Spiritualized mainman Jason Pierce felt lost. After battling pneumonia for nearly six months, Spiritualized mainman Jason Pierce felt lost. Before he went into the hospital, he'd laid down a good chunk of what would eventually become his…

  5. MTV Back In Business With Lachey, Jackson

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV is giving young people the chance to follow their dreams through several new music- and dance-themed projects, including an unscripted musical drama from Nick Lachey that's described as a reality MTV is giving young people the chance to follow their dreams through several new music-…

  6. Daniel Johnston / February 21, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somewhere safe to let go of ego and allow for open weeping. Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somewhere safe to let go of ego and allow for…

  7. Spiritualized Dusts Off Oldies At NYC Gig

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Stepping away from the grandiose live presentation that has become Spiritualized's hallmark, frontman Jason Pierce offered up acoustic versions of his catalog Friday (Nov. 16) at New York's Apollo The Stepping away from the grandiose live presentation that has become Spiritualized&…

  8. SXSW Finally Confirms First Round Of Artists

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Taylor Hicks, Daniel Johnston (with the Nightmares), Mastodon, Lily Allen, Paolo Nutini, Spoon, Mogwai, the Stooges, the Apples In Stereo and Amy Winehou Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Taylor Hicks, Daniel Johnston (with the…

  9. Garbage, Raitt Lead Benefit For Veteran Drummer

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Garbage, Bonnie Raitt, the Martinis (Joey Santiago and David Lovering of the Pixies), Keb' Mo', Victoria Williams and Tom Freund, Freedy Johnston and the Section Quartet have signed on for a benefit c Garbage, Bonnie Raitt, the Martinis (Joey Santiago and David Lovering of the…

  10. BRIGHT EYES, "Noise Floor: Rarities (1998-2005)"

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST A few years back, Saddle Creek bundled together Bright Eyes' first five out-of-print LP releases into a boxed set, indicating that there is interest in just about anything that Conor Oberst touches. A few years back, Saddle Creek bundled together Bright Eyes' first five out-of-print…

  11. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Amy Walter). "The…

  12. Surviving Beach Boys Regroup In L.A.

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade yesterday (June 13) to toast their musical legacy and hinted at the possibility of a reunion performance. Three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public for the first time in a decade…

  13. M. Ward Looks Beyond 'War' On New Album

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American music and history on his 2004 album "Transistor Radio," his upcoming set explores the human toll of warfare in the modern While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American…

  14. Billboard Bits: Green Apple Fest, Daniel Johnston, GWAR

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mickey Hart & Bela Fleck to headline free concerts during New York's Green Apple Music & Arts Festival , London pays tribute to Daniel Johnston and GWAR celebrates its 20th anniversary. Mickey Hart and Béla Fleck will headline a pair of free concerts next weekend as part of the…

  15. Upcoming book releases

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Upcoming book releases April The Mayor Of MacDougal Street Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald (Da Capo) Metallica Ross Halfin (Omnibus) May The Tao Of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart Willin Nelson with Turk Pipkin (Gotham/Penguin) He's A Rebel - Phil Spector: Rock and Roll&…

  16. Osaka Popstar Readies Punk-Driven Debut

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Misfts' John Cafiero and Jerry Only, the Ramones' Marky Ramone, Black Flag's Dez Cadena and Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Ivan Julian have completed their long-in-the-works debut as Osaka Popstar The Misfts' John Cafiero and Jerry Only, the Ramones' Marky…

  17. TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, "My Dark Places"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places Television Personalities mastermind Dan Treacy has been over the last eight or so years. "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places…

  18. Wilco Gives Chicago A 'Kick' On Live CD

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Frontman Jeff Tweedy says the group's current six-piece incarnation is making him happier than he's ever been. Wilco's lineup has rarely stayed the same for very long over the past decade, but frontman Jeff Tweedy says the group's current six-piece incarnation is making…

  19. Smooth Jazz Drives E Street's Federici

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With Bruce Springsteen devoting his energies to a solo album and tour, his E Street Band keyboardist is striking out on his own. With Bruce Springsteen devoting his energies to a solo album and tour, his E Street Band keyboardist is striking out on his own. A sideman for the Boss for more…

  20. Elton Extends Vegas Run Through 2008

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Originally scheduled for a 75-show, three-year run, the show will now run on an accelerated pace that will complete the initial schedule in 18 months. The new deal also adds 150 new shows. Elton John's " The Red Piano " will play Las Vegas through 2008. Originally scheduled for…

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