1. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3. The event, dubbed "The Clearwater…

  2. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  3. Legacy

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guy Davis perseveres as one of the few contemporary African-American musicians to embrace the acoustic blues and, in doing so, takes up what he refers to as his legacy. Guy Davis perseveres as one of the few contemporary African-American musicians to embrace the acoustic blues and, in doing…

  4. 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards Nominees

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, to be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards. The honors will be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Blues entertainer of the…

  5. Pearl Jam's Gossard Completes Two Albums

    July 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard's solo debut album, "Bayleaf," is set for a Sept. 11 release by Epic. The first solo effort from a member of the veteran Seattle rock outfit finds Gossard singing lea Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard's solo debut album, "Bayleaf,…

  6. Top Blues Stars Grace Handy Awards Compilation

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, and Eddy Clearwater are among the blues artists featured on the first compilation CD culled from the nominee list for this year's W.C. Handy Awards, which w Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, and Eddy Clearwater are among the blues…