1. Bonnie Raitt Gets Spring Fever: 5 Takeaways From Her Joyous Show at NYC's Beacon Theater

    April 02, 2016 2:30 PM EDT Bonnie Raitt had gone for a walk in the park -- New York’s Central Park -- on this spring day, the singer told her audience at the first of her two sold-out shows Friday (April 1) at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. This Californian marveled at how New Yorkers responded to spring fever.  “We'…

  2. Bonnie Raitt Talks About 'Dig In Deep,' Life on the Road, Hijacked Elections and the 'Wrenching Awareness' of Wisdom With Age

    January 08, 2016 12:27 PM EST “The kind of music I do is not for sissies,” quips Bonnie Raitt , the veteran multi-Grammy-winning singer, whose blues-rock slide guitar is as fiery as her red mane. “I mean, I love singing heartbreak ballads, and really intelligent singer-songwriter songs,” continues Raitt, 66, whose 20…

  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. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the age of 79. His death coincides with the presentation of the 2005 Canadian Cou 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the age of 79. His death coincides with the presentation of the 2005 Canadian Cou 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Country music icon Johnny Cash dies at 1 a.m. ET of heart failure at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, stemming from complications from diabetes. He is 71, and had been in poor health for se 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey…

  7. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous" hits stores with something on it that no other soundtrack has ever had before: the authorized use of a vintage Led Zeppelin song. Zeppel 2004 - Legendary studio drummer Kenneth Aaron (Kenny) Buttrey…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a New York hospital. The 66-year-old artist, perhaps best known for his 1970 hit "Sugar," had suffered a stroke two days earlier while 2000 - Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a New York…

  10. Shout, Sister, Shout: A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singers in the history of the genre. This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singers in the history of the genre. Tharpe's…

  11. A Woman Alone With the Blues

    April 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Celebrated jazz and blues singer Peggy Lee passed away in January 2002. A Woman Alone With the Blues is Maria Muldaur's tribute to Lee. Celebrated jazz and blues singer Peggy Lee passed away in January 2002. A Woman Alone With the Blues is Maria Muldaur's tribute to Lee. Muldaur&…

  12. Hot Product

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- New albums from the all-star rap outfits Hot Boys ("Let 'Em Burn," Cash Money) and the Diplomats ("Diplomatic Immunity," Diplomat/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam). -- The 12th installment in the "NOW…

  13. New Cash, Jennings Tributes Planned

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted with newly announced tribute albums due in the coming months. Dualtone will issue "Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean -- A Tri The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted…

  14. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 13th annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held Oct. 17 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville: Entertainer of the year: the Del McCoury Band Male vocalist of the…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a New York hospital. The 66-year-old artist, perhaps best known for his 1970 hit ""Sugar,"" had suffered a stroke two days earlier whil 2000 - Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a…

  16. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

  17. The Blues White Album

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. The premise is easy enough to comprehend: blues covers of songs from the Beatles' White Album. Some of the tracks were obvious choices, such as Lucky Peterson&…

  18. Richland Woman Blues

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's not such a long way from "Midnight at the Oasis" to Richland Woman Blues, at least not for Maria Muldaur. It's not such a long way from "Midnight at the Oasis" to Richland Woman Blues, at least not for Maria Muldaur. Nowadays, many years after "Midnight…