1. Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Fests: Avett Brothers, Grace Potter + More

    August 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Reflecting the diversity of music enjoyed by country music fans and the band's own popularity, Zac Brown Band has unveiled lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals, set for Nashville's Riverfront Park this Sept. 21-22, and returning to Charleston, S.C.'s…

  2. Jerry Douglas Picks Up Mumford & Sons, Eric Clapton for 'Traveler'

    July 17, 2012 12:20 PM EDT If you pick up a copy of "Traveler," the new album from veteran instrumentalist Jerry Douglas, you might be surprised to hear the legendary dobro player sing lead, as he does on the opening track, "On A Monday." It's a never before heard side of Douglas's talent.…

  3. Keb' Mo' Already Plotting Next Album

    January 13, 2012 6:15 PM EST After a five-year gap between his last studio albums, Keb' Mo' plans to follow up last year's Grammy Award-nominated "The Reflection" in comparatively short order. "I want to get right on it," Mo' (real name: Kevin Moore) tells Billboard.com. "I…

  4. Americana Music Awards: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons Honored

    October 14, 2011 10:10 AM EDT While historically Robert Plant and Nashville might not go hand in hand with each other, the legendary Led Zeppelin front man and Music City were pretty good for each other Thursday night (Oct. 13), as he picked up a top album nod at the 10th Annual Americana Music Honors and Awards. The…

  5. Alison Krauss Talks New Album 'Paper Airplane,' Reunion With Union Station

    March 25, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Best-known for 2007's "Raising Sand," the multiplatinum collaboration with Robert Plant that won six Grammy Awards, including album of the year, Alison Krauss is now preparing to release her 14th album, "Paper Airplane," on April 12 on Rounder Records. It's not…

  6. Hall & Oates Revisit Their Past On New Box Set

    October 08, 2009 4:38 PM EDT Daryl Hall and John Oates aren't making any new music together in the foreseeable future, but they're about to lay a load of their past material on fans. "Do What You Want, Be What You Are: The Music of Daryl Hall and John Oates" comes out Oct. 13 on Legacy/RCA with 16…

  7. Elvis Costello Launching 'The Costello Show Series'

    September 11, 2009 1:30 PM EDT There's just no slowing down Elvis Costello . After launching his "Spectacle" TV series last December and releasing his latest studio effort, "Secret, Profane & Sugarcane," this past June, the punk icon is set to debut "The Costello Show Series," a…

  8. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 8:58 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant . "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  9. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 4:02 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant. "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  10. Elvis Costello Reveals 'Secret' New Album

    May 15, 2009 7:56 AM EDT Being able to revisit pieces from his unfinished opera about the life of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen was a welcome "surprise" for Elvis Costello on his new album, "Secret, Profane & Sugarcane." The set, due out June 2 on Hear Music and produced by T-Bone…

  11. Country Stars Hit NYC For Hall Of Fame Benefit

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Times Square isn't exactly the site that comes to mind when considering a classic country "guitar pull," but it was last night (Oct. 15) at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's second annual be Times Square isn't exactly the site that comes to mind when…

  12. Chart Beat: Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Glen Campbell, Metallica

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson, Pink and more! URBAN RENEWAL: Like the Beatles owning the top five songs on The Billboard Hot 100, this is a record that will be difficult, if not impossible, to ever break. The latest hit by Keith Urban has taken the longest time…

  13. Celebrate Brooklyn! Turns 30 With Hayes, Orton

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Celebrate Brooklyn! concert series in Prospect Park will mark its 30th birthday this summer via a typically eclectic slate of performances. The Celebrate Brooklyn! concert series in Prospect Park will mark its 30th birthday this summer via a typically eclectic slate of performances. Isaac…

  14. 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…

  15. Stagecoach Snags Judds, Coachella Sets Date

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back onto the stage at his Coachella festival each spring, and he's worked that magic yet again for the second Stagecoac Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back…

  16. Chesney, Underwood, Paisley Lead Winners At CMAs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year honors while Arista Nashville labelmates Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley each won two crystal trophies at the 41st annual Country Music Association Aw Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year honors while Arista Nashville labelmates…

  17. Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival / July 28, 2007 / Bridgeview, Ill. (Toyota Park)

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's a higher purpose to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, raising money for the legendary axeman's Crossroads Centre rehabilitation center in Antigua. But when the show actually hits the There's a higher purpose to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar…

  18. Collaborations, Virtuosity Highlight Clapton Festival

    July 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos music, some jaw-dropping collaborations and more solos than Chicago has hot dog stands made Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival a Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos music, some jaw-dropping…

  19. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Morrissey,…

  20. Krauss, Douglas To Cover 'Hundreds Of Miles' On Summer Tour

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass/country veteran Alison Krauss is taking to the road with Union Station and Jerry Douglas this summer in support of her upcoming compilation "A Hundred Miles or More." The trek begins June 14 Bluegrass/country veteran Alison Krauss is taking to the road with Union Station…

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