1. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 - British alternative rock trio Muse and…

  2. Streisand, Jones, The Who Nab Kennedy Honors

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT George Jones, Barbra Streisand and the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will receive the Kennedy Center Honors for 2008. Actor Morgan Freeman and choreographer Twyla Tharp will also be honored. George Jones, Barbra Streisand and the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will…

  3. Bob Dylan / Aug. 12, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Prospect Park Bandshell)

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A sold-out crowd gathered at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell to hear the man romp and growl through 17 cuts from his storied catalog, from iconic acoustic staples like "Highway 61 Revisited" to lat While a summer thunderstorm pummeled Bob Dylan's old Greenwich Village…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th birthda 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he…

  5. Common Stars In New 'Terminator' Film

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Common has been tapped to star in the upcoming fourth installment of the 'Terminator' series, "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins." Rapper Common has been tapped to star in the upcoming fourth installment of the 'Terminator' series, "Terminator…

  6. Common Previews 'Invincible' New Album

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A special eight-song preview last night (April 29) reveals that Common's upcoming eighth album, "Invincible Summer," is shaping up to be an electro-tinged departure from the MC's previous lyric-driven A special eight-song preview last night (April 29) reveals that Common&…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago."…

  8. The Royal Albert Hall Project / Jan. 12, 2008 / New York (World Financial Center)

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in with a band called the Hawks (soon to become the Band) and was met with hisses, boos and curses of "Judas." Luckily, the crowd at N In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Alan "Fluff" Freeman, one of the most genuinely and universally admired broadcasters in British radio history, dies at the age of 79. 2006 - Alan "Fluff" Freeman, one of the most genuinely and universally admired broadcasters in British radio history, dies at the…

  10. Ween / Oct. 16, 2007 / Bloomington, Ind. (Bluebird)

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ween, the iconoclastic rock duo from New Hope, Pa., is more than 20 years into its career, yet has surely never sounded as fresh as last night (Oct. 16) in Bloomington, Ind., opening its North America Ween, the iconoclastic rock duo from New Hope, Pa., is more than 20 years into its career,…

  11. Hannah Montana Ticket Uproar Prompts Lawsuits

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Public outcry over the secondary market's impact on Hannah Montana ticket sales has spurred state attorneys general in Missouri, Arkansas and Pennsylvania to take action. Public outcry over the secondary market's impact on Hannah Montana ticket sales has spurred state attorneys…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 - Trey Anastasio begins an 18 consecutive hour DJs stint on Sirius Satellite Radio for "Trey Day, Vol. 2." 2006 - British alternative rock trio Muse and…

  13. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  14. Billboard Bits: Tom Petty, Lil' Ronnie, Operation Ivy

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Peter Bogdanovich's Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers documentary, "Runnin' Down a Dream," will premiere Oct. 14 at the New York Film Festival and Oct. 29 on the Sundance Channel. Peter Bogdanovich's Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers documentary, "Runnin'…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th birthda 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he…

  16. Ween Gets Its Groove On With Crazy Frog Producer

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ween has tried on just about every genre of music in its 20-plus years of existence, but never before has the Pennsylvania duo embraced the dancefloor quite like on "Friends," the title track of a new Ween has tried on just about every genre of music in its 20-plus years of…

  17. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago."…

  19. Ween Re-Teaming With Producer Weiss For New CD

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as previously reported, it plans to record in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. The set is due sometime Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as…

  20. Brewer's 'Moan' Howls North Mississippi Blues

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is telegraphed by some key billing: Mississippi bluesman Son House, who died in 1988, receives a featured screen credit. The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is…

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