1. Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks With Joan Jett After 'Geezer' Premiere at Tribeca Film Fest

    April 24, 2016 1:59 PM EDT In the new film Geezer , which premiered Saturday night (April 23) at the Tribeca Film Festival, Green Day leader Billie Joe Armstrong plays a 40-year-old former punk rocker with a wife, two kids and loads of regrets. It’s a character Armstrong obviously gets, but in real life, he’s anything…

  2. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute to the late Lou Reed has been glaring, and…

  3. Bruce Springsteen Presents 'Big Man' Honors to Steven Van Zandt

    October 17, 2012 8:20 AM EDT The night busted open in New York City as Bruce Springsteen and other Rock and Roll Hall of Famers helped Steven Van Zandt celebrate his Big Man of the Year award. Darlene Love, Elvis Costello and Dion were among the stellar performers Tuesday night at a rollicking benefit for Little Kids…

  4. Yo La Tengo, Big Star, Jesse Malin Honor Alex Chilton at Benefit Tribute

    July 30, 2010 3:50 PM EDT When Alex Chilton died of heart failure on March 17 of this year , his pioneering power pop band Big Star was booked to play a high-profile showcase at SXSW three days later. The news hit on the first night of the festival, which had gathered countless musicians directly or indirectly…

  5. Jesse Malin Sings The Bowery Electric On 'Love It To Life'

    April 09, 2010 5:24 PM EDT Sitting at a table in his newest restaurant, a dimly lit East Village joint called Black Market, Jesse Malin is attempting to outline his musical history and explain his trajectory from teenage hardcore star to singer/songwriter with a new album, "Love It to Life," out April 27 on…

  6. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a…

  7. Springsteen Giants Stadium Gig A Family Affair

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Playing the second in a three-show homestand last night (July 28) at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band delivered a three-plus hour set of almost exclusiv Playing the second in a three-show homestand last night (July 28) at Giants Stadium in East…

  8. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  9. Garage Rock

    March 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT So I'm hearing Paul McCartney will be Howard Shultz's first artist on the new Starbucks label. Mazel tov, baby! We wish them both well. But at the same time, we can't help but feel that if it ain't br So I'm hearing Paul McCartney will be Howard Shultz's first…

  10. 12OnTV

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 19 - Mar. 25, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 19 "TRL" MTV Featured artist(s): Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Joss Stone (also featured: Bernie Mac, Paula Abdul). "Jimmy Kimmel Live…

  11. Garage Rock

    March 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As we welcome in 1962, it looks like another banner year for singles sales so the record business will just keep hummin' along. Of course we can't help but feel a little bit sorry for those companies As we welcome in 1962, it looks like another banner year for singles sales so the…

  12. Ryan Adams Goes 'Easy' On Ninth Album

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ryan Adams will be releasing his next album, "Easy Tiger," on June 5 via Lost Highway. This will be the prolific New York-based singer/songwriter's ninth effort and his first studio set since releasin Ryan Adams will be releasing his next album, "Easy Tiger," on June…

  13. Underground Garage

    December 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST The thing I love about rockabilly is the way it requires no explanation as to how it relates directly to the roots of rock'n'roll. No research, leaps of faith or imagination required. It is the ultimate naked, primitive, savage musical style. The thing I love about rockabilly is the…

  14. Springsteen, Adams, Homme Enrich New Malin CD

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Ryan Adams and Josh Homme are amongst the slew of guests that will appear on rocker Jesse Malin's upcoming record. Bruce Springsteen, Ryan Adams and Josh Homme are amongst the slew of guests that will appear on rocker Jesse Malin's upcoming record. The New York…

  15. Crowes Axe Keyboardist, Push Back Album

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." Hawrysch has been an intergral component of the…

  16. Malin Suits Up With Adeline Records

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST New York singer/songwriter Jesse Malin has inked a deal to release his third solo album via Adeline Records. New York singer/songwriter Jesse Malin has inked a deal to release his third solo album via Adeline Records. There's neither a title nor rough release date for the disc, for which…

  17. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Goes Bi-Costal, Int'l

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with shows in Los Angeles and Rome. Beyond a previously announced three-day New Jersey event, this year's Light of Day fundraising concert series is growing with…

  18. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the…

  19. Inaugural New York Festival Renamed, Expanded

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural New York music festival initially dubbed Across the Pond has been rechristened Across the Narrows. Set for Oct. 1-2 at Brooklyn's Keyspan Park and Staten Island's Richmond County Bank Ba The inaugural New York music festival initially dubbed Across the Pond has been…

  20. NYC Rockers Come Alive On 'Continental' CDs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the Bouncing Souls, the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome and Cro-Mags lead the track list for "Best of NYC -- Live at Continental," to be Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the…

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