1. Beck / Oct. 10, 2008 / New York (United Palace Theater)

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT By the time Beck brought things to a climax with a funky encore that included anthems like "Mixed Bizness" a full-on party had erupted in the audience. It was just unfortunate that the crowd was havin Beck is tired. That's neither a critique of his recent musical output, nor of…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2003 - Irish…

  3. Beijing Ceremony Introduces Olympic Theme Song

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. soprano vocalist Sarah Brightman and Chinese singer Liu Huan unveiled the official 2008 Beijing Olympics theme song “You And Me” at the National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest) during the openi U.K. soprano vocalist Sarah Brightman and Chinese singer Liu Huan unveiled the official…

  4. Brightman, Huan To Duet On Olympic Theme

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. soprano vocalist Sarah Brightman is to partner with Chinese singer Liu Huan for the official Olympic Theme at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. U.K. soprano vocalist Sarah Brightman is to partner with Chinese singer Liu Huan for the official Olympic Theme at the opening…

  5. Willie Nelson Anchors South Padre Music Fest

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Foghat, Los Lonely Boys, Blue Oyster Cult, Ghostland Observatory, Grupo Fantasma, Fastball and Alejandro Escovedo will lead the lineup for the second annual South Padre International Mu Willie Nelson, Foghat, Los Lonely Boys, Blue Oyster Cult, Ghostland Observatory, Grupo…

  6. Spiritualized / July 21, 2008 / Indianapolis (The Vogue)

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The music world needs a Spiritualized. Jason "J. Spaceman" Pierce's nearly 20-year old group is simply the best band in the world at doing what it does, which in this case is an often dreamy, sometime The music world needs a Spiritualized. Jason "J. Spaceman" Pierce&…

  7. Peter Moren

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A great addition to the tour company I would say! She's a Tetris master and knows how to pack a van properly. 008-04-26: Schubas (Peter Morén "The Last Tycoon" Solo Album Tour), Chicago I'd never been to Schubas Tavern before. Really nice venue. And the restaurant has…

  8. 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Here are the winners for the 2008 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which were handed out April 10 in Miami. Hot Latin Song Of The Year: "Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura (Premium Latin) Hot…

  9. k.d. lang / February 27, 2008 / New York (The Allen Room at Lincoln Center)

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST While countless New Yorkers were at home watching the latest round of fledgelings on "American Idol," veteran Canadian singer-songwriter kd lang treated a rapt Lincoln Center audience to an intimate e While countless New Yorkers were at home watching the latest round of fledgelings…

  10. Bob Marley Birthday Tribute / Feb. 9, 2008 / New York (B.B. Kings)

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST B.B. King's was transformed in celebration of reggae icon Bob Marley's birthday as a dense, diverse crowd bounced to the familiar beats. B.B. King's was transformed in celebration of reggae icon Bob Marley's birthday as a dense, diverse crowd bounced to the familiar beats.…

  11. Guerra Leads List Of Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Vying for seven honors, Dominican singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra tops the list of finalists for the 19th Billboard Latin Music Awards. Guerra and his group 440, whose album “La Llave de Mi Croaz Vying for seven honors, Dominican singer/songwriter Juan Luis Guerra tops the list of…

  12. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup…

  13. Super Furry Animals / Jan. 25, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Music Hall of Brooklyn)

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Having traded in their shiny space suits and Yeti costumes for matching SFA logo jackets, the Super Furry Animals delivered in style for nearly two hours. Having traded in their shiny space suits and Yeti costumes for matching SFA logo jackets, the Super Furry Animals delivered in style for…

  14. 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,…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2003 - Irish…

  16. Celine Ready To Take 'Chances' On New Album

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches its climax, Celine Dion is already calling the upcoming "Taking Chances" her favorite English-language album. Due Nov. As the process of recording her first major studio release in four years reaches…

  17. T.I. Is Top Dog Again On The Billboard 200

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A release during the usually quiet 4th of July week didn't deter sales of T.I.'s "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," which shifted 468,000 units in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and debuts at No. A release during the usually quiet 4th of July week didn't deter…

  18. 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Winners

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami Here are the winners for the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards, handed out April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. Hot Latin Song of the Year: "Aliado Del Tiempo,…

  19. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  20. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Junos

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Sas With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A…

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