1. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Singer R. Kelly is arrested at a Miami hotel on a warrant charging him with 12 counts of possession of child pornography. The Jive artist faces similar charges in Illinois.<br clear="non 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever…

  2. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have…

  3. Tweedy Tackling Loose Fur, Golden Smog CDs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. In between touring and making a new record with Wilco, frontman Jeff Tweedy is returning to two prior side projects. First up is Loose Fur, his trio with producer/artist Jim O&…

  4. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nickel Creek 'Fire' Flies Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its acclaimed live shows on "Why Should the Fire Die?," due this week via Sugar Hill. The 14-track set was produced by Tony Berg and Eric Valentine, the recent co-founders of…

  5. Nickel Creek 'Fires' Up For New Album

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its acclaimed live shows on "Why Should the Fire Die?," due Aug. 9 via Sugar Hill. The 14-track set was produced by Tony Berg an Eclectic bluegrass-influenced outfit Nickel Creek bottles the energy of its…

  6. Exploration

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion's debut album is much more than the sum of its parts, though the parts are pretty great. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion's debut album is much more than the sum of its parts, though the parts are pretty great. Sarah Lee, Arlo's daughter…

  7. New Penn Set Ruminates On Past, Present

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michael Penn utilized the post-World War II state of 1947 Los Angeles as the context for his new studio album, "Mr. Hollywood, Jr. -- 1947." Singer/songwriter Michael Penn utilized the post-World War II state of 1947 Los Angeles as the context for his new studio…

  8. Louris: Jayhawks Closing Up Shop

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Jayhawks have apparently called it a day. Singer Gary Louris has confirmed that the alternative country pioneers are no longer an active band. The Jayhawks have apparently called it a day. Singer Gary Louris has confirmed that the alternative country pioneers are no longer an active band.…

  9. Jayhawks' Olson, Louris Fly Again

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's the classic rock band cashing in on decades-old nostalgia, or indie-rock darlings tromping though the clubs trying to recover a spark of the Rock'n'roll reunion tours come in many shapes, whether it's…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its…

  11. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park…

  12. Rainy Day Music

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Much-loved Minneapolis roots rockers the Jayhawks (see story, page 12) surface for their first album since the 2000 set Smile (and their first on Lost Highway). Much-loved Minneapolis roots rockers the Jayhawks (see story, page 12) surface for their first album since the 2000 set Smile (and…

  13. The Jayhawks Return To Their Roots

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Like so many artists, Jayhawks frontman Gary Louris doesn't spend much time listening to his own albums after they're finished. Yet, as the father of a 3-and-a-half year-old boy -- who, as Louris laughingly puts it, is "totally…

  14. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams/Jayhawks A pair of roots rock veterans, Lucinda Williams and the Jayhawks, release new albums this week for Lost Highway. Williams' "World Without Tears" is the follow-up to 2001's "Essence," which debuted at No. 28 on The Billboard 200. The set…

  15. Jayhawks Cancel Winter Tour

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Minneapolis alt-country mainstays the Jayhawks have canceled a 13-date tour of the U.S. and a pair of shows in the U.K. due to the hospitalization of frontman Gary Louris. Minneapolis alt-country mainstays the Jayhawks have canceled a 13-date tour of the U.S. and a pair of shows in the U.K.…

  16. Jayhawks Wrap New Album, Set Tour Dates

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Americana purveyors the Jayhawks will release a new studio album, "Rainy Day Songs," in April, according to the band's new label, Lost Highway. Americana purveyors the Jayhawks will release a new studio album , "Rainy Day Songs," in April, according to the band's…

  17. The Albatross

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST For his debut, Gary Stier has brought along a few friends, including Jayhawk Gary Louris, Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, and former John Mellencamp drummer Kenny Aronoff. For his debut, Gary Stier has brought along a few friends, including Jayhawk Gary Louris, Heartbreakers guitarist…

  18. Songwriting Reunites Jayhawks Principals

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the one-time co-frontmen for the Jayhawks, recently reunited for a brief songwriting session, the fruits of which will most likely show up on Olson's next solo album. At th Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the one-time co-frontmen for the Jayhawks, recently…

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