1. The Rides: Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd 'Can't Get Enough' of the Blues

    August 05, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Exclusive lyric video premiere: Cover of "Search and Destroy" by The Stooges The first album and tour by the new "supergroup" The Rides -- Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg -- are still a few weeks away, but the trio is…

  2. Lenny Kravitz Returns With 'Black and White America,' Countless Partnerships

    August 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Last year, Lenny Kravitz gave fans a taste of new music by tweeting a short clip of he and trumpeter Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews in the studio performing "Life Ain't Ever Been Better Than It Is Now." Video: Sneak peek of Lenny Kravitz's song "Life Ain&…

  3. Grammys 2011: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 14, 2011 1:50 AM EST Not all of the excitement at the 2011 Grammy Awards happened on the stage. Here's 15 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV. 1. Arcade Fire was in quite the celebratory mood over its Album of the Year win for "The Suburbs." The group entered the press room singing the…

  4. Jimi Hendrix's Family Talks 'Anthology,' 'Day in the Life' Documentary

    November 17, 2010 3:17 PM EST After a prolific 2010 that continues with the "West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology" box set out this week, the family-run Experience Hendrix label has a more modest, but no less impactful blueprint for the next couple of years. "This year has been very special…

  5. Eagles' Timothy B. Schmit Sets Solo Album Release Date

    September 15, 2009 9:00 AM EDT Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit is planning an Oct. 20 release date for "Expando," his first solo album in eight years, on Lost Highway. The 11-track set includes a variety of guests, including Kid Rock , Dwight Yoakam , Graham Nash , Keb' Mo' , Kenny Wayne Shepherd , the…

  6. Eagles' Timothy Schmit Taps Kid Rock, Dwight Yoakam For Solo Set

    April 21, 2009 1:22 PM EDT Amidst touring with the Eagles and this weekend's Poco reunion at the Stagecoach festival in Indio, Calif., Timothy B. Schmit is putting the finishing touches on "Expando," his first solo album in eight years. The singer and bassist tells Billboard.com that the album, which he…

  7. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C. Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist…

  8. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Rickie Lee Jones. …

  9. Shepherd Jams With Blues Legends On New CD/DVD

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nearly three years ago, Kenny Wayne Shepherd departed on a 10-day tour to collaborate with some of the most notable blues veterans available. Nearly three years ago, Kenny Wayne Shepherd departed on a 10-day tour to collaborate with some of the most notable blues veterans available. On Jan.…

  10. Influential Guitarist Etta Baker Dies

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Etta Baker, an influential blues guitarist who recorded with Taj Mahal and was awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, has died at the age of 93. Etta Baker, an influential blues guitarist who recorded with Taj Mahal and was awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, has died,…

  11. BB King At 80

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The following stems from a 20-page "Billboard Stars: B.B. King" special feature that appears in the Oct. 1, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond the extensive Q&A excerpted below, the section boasts several articles examining…

  12. Underwood Wins 4th 'Idol' Crown

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The "country girl" prevailed tonight (May 25) as Carrie Underwood was named the "American Idol" at the conclusion of the Fox show's two-hour fourth season finale at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The The "country girl" prevailed tonight (May 25) as Carrie…

  13. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT With his 90th birthday around the corner, guitar legend Les Paul is working on a new album that will find him collaborating with Eric Clapton, Sting, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, Joss Stone, the Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik, Peter…

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even after her audition ultimately left her…

  15. Modern Rockers Crowd 'Summerland' CD

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among the acts featured on the soundtrack to the WB drama "Summerland," Billboard.com has learned. New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among the acts featured on the soundtrack to the…

  16. Shepherd Readies For Road Work

    January 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in the 2005. He'll be out in support of his latest album, "The Place You're In" (Warner/Reprise), beginning with a free Jan. 8 con Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in…

  17. The Place You're In

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scenic rock'n'roll route through "The Place You're In," his first studio album in five years. Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scenic rock'n'roll route through "…

  18. Shepherd Finds A Better 'Place'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Kenny Wayne Shepherd always planned on singing his own songs, it's just that his voice had to grow into the blues-influenced material he plays. And that has happened with "The Place You're In," which came out Oct. 5 on Reprise…

  19. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock I Kid, I Kid Kid Rock produced his new, self-titled Lava/Atlantic album, which is the follow-up to 2001's "Cocky." That set has been certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of 4 million copies and featured the No…

  20. Shepherd Connects With Mind, Heart, Soul

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd started playing his instrument when he was 7 years old, signed his first record deal at 16 and had a hit album with "Ledbetter Heights" at 19. Hailed as one of the Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd started playing his instrument when he was 7…

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