1. International Artists Pay Tribute to Paco de Lucia

    February 27, 2014 8:57 PM EST The flamenco guitar master, who left behind an unreleased album, will be laid to rest this weekend in Southern Spain Paco de Lucia, who revolutionized flamenco guitar and influenced musicians around the world, will be laid to rest this weekend in his native Algeciras, after a public wake…

  2. Spectrum Road Not Just a Tribute Act, Taking It To 'The Next Level'

    May 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT With two original songs on their upcoming debut album, the members of Spectrum Road are confident it will be more than a one-off supergroup according to bassist Jack Bruce. "It started off as kind of a tribute but entered into a band -- John Medeski described it," the Cream veteran…

  3. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awards. This year's ceremony takes place at…

  4. Flaming Lips Stretching Out For 'Mystics' Follow-Up

    May 12, 2009 8:37 AM EDT Admittedly feeling not so much prolific as just more ambitious, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne tells Billboard.com his alternative-psychedelic band is planning a late summer street date for its first double album, which is a follow-up to 2006 effort "At War with the Mystics." …

  5. Guitar Heroics Captured On Clapton's 'Crossroads' DVD

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. The double-DVD set features 38 tracks…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Clapton Flanked By Guitar Heroes For Summer Fest

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guests at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival, to be held July 28 at Toyota Park in Chicago. B.B. King, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guests at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival,…

  9. Billboard Bits: Korn, Thrice, John McLaughlin, Topley-Bird

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Korn, Thrice, John McLaughlin, Topley-Bird Korn frontman Jonathan Davis has been released from a London hospital, where he has been treated over the past four days for the blood ailment immune thrombocytopenic purpura. As reported yesterday (June 12), Korn was forced to scrap its…

  10. Davis' 'Cellar Door' Finally Due Next Month

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27. After several delays, Columbia/Legacy will finally issue the six-CD boxed set "Miles Davis -- The Cellar Door Sessions 1970" on Dec. 27.…

  11. Jarrett Dazzles Carnegie Hall, Will Return In Fall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly two years last night (June 22) as part of the JVC Jazz Festival, backed by trusty bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Ja Pianist Keith Jarrett played New York's Carnegie Hall for the first time in nearly…

  12. Double DVD Commemorates 'Crossroads' Fest

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due Oct. 19 via Duck/Reprise/Warner Strategic Marketing, the release features footage of some of the greatest living guitarists. More than four hours of footage from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival" will make up a two-disc DVD set of highlights from the June benefit…

  13. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Atlantic's "Sessions@AOL" compilation, featuring live tracks from Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys and Jewel, among others. The fourth studio album from Scottish rock act Travis, "12…

  14. '70s Santana Sets Revamped For Reissue

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A quartet of classic Santana albums will be reissued Aug. 12 via Columbia/Legacy. All four titles -- "Caravanserai," "Moonflower," "Love Devotion Surrender" (with Mahavishnu John McLaughlin), and "Wel A quartet of classic Santana albums will be reissued Aug.…

  15. Un Segundo Una Vida

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Drawing from a multitude of musical influences to create a unique flamenco/ world music sound, guitarist and composer Hernan Romero astounds on this collection of instrumental and Spanish-language tra Drawing from a multitude of musical influences to create a unique flamenco/ world music…

  16. Light and Shade: A Portrait

    December 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Filmed in 1994, the hourlong documentary Light and Shade paints a compelling portrait of modern flamenco icon Paco de Lucia. Filmed in 1994, the hourlong documentary Light and Shade paints a compelling portrait of modern flamenco icon Paco de Lucia. Born and bred to the tradition, the Spanish…

  17. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza…

  18. Marlon: Original Jacksons Will Reunite

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Another page has been added to the ongoing saga of the planned Jacksons reunion for "An All Star Tribute to Michael Jackson - The King of Pop" in September at Madison Square Garden. According to a sta Another page has been added to the ongoing saga of the planned Jacksons reunion…

  19. Jacksons Have 'Reservations' Over Tribute Plans

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While stressing that they have every intention to take part in the show, Jermaine and Randy Jackson today (July 20) said they have not yet signed contracts guaranteeing their participation in "An All While stressing that they have every intention to take part in the show, Jermaine and…