1. Marshall Crenshaw Wants You to Subscribe to His New Music

    November 19, 2012 4:15 PM EST After recording for seven different labels, Marshall Crenshaw has created a music subscription service that kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with a Record Store Day Back to Black Friday offering. Crenshaw's three-song EP, featuring the new track "I Don't See You Laughing…

  2. Marshall Crenshaw to Release EP Series Via Subscription

    September 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Marshall Crenshaw is preparing for a fall launch for some new music, which he'll release via a special subscription series. The singer, songwriter and guitarist -- who is this year celebrating the 30th anniversary of his debut album -- plans to release a fresh three-song EP every four…

  3. R.E.M. Surprises At Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2009 9:46 AM EDT R.E.M. made a surprise appearance last night (March 11) at Carnegie Hall. The band was being honored with a tribute show that boasted 20 different performers interpreting R.E.M.’s vast catalog. Stipe was humbled by the depth and range of the evening, and proceeded to play “E-Bow The Letter”…

  4. Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Dead At 60

    January 06, 2009 10:32 AM EST Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead this morning (Jan. 6) at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local police. He was 60. Ann Arbor Detective Bill Stanford tells Billboard.com that police were called to Asheton's house early this morning by Dara Hytinen, his personal…

  5. The Royal Albert Hall Project / Jan. 12, 2008 / New York (World Financial Center)

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in with a band called the Hawks (soon to become the Band) and was met with hisses, boos and curses of "Judas." Luckily, the crowd at N In 1966 at London's Royal Albert Hall, Bob Dylan famously plugged in…

  6. Vedder, Shakira Snag Golden Globe Music Nods

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood and are among the nominees in music categories for the 65th annual Golden Globe awards. Vedder is nominated with Michael Brook and Kaki King for best original Eddie Vedder, Shakira and Clint Eastwood are among the nominees in music categories for the…

  7. Film & TV Conference: Reilly Does Cox For 'Walk Hard'

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John C. Reilly gives voice to 50 years worth of popular music in the upcoming film "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox," which was written and produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Jake Kasdan. It opens Dec. John C. Reilly gives voice to 50 years worth of popular music in the upcoming film …

  8. Musicians Step Up Stumping Ahead Of Election

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and P. Diddy to John Kerry's old bandmates are making get out the vote appearances. With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop…

  9. N.J. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Expands

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For its fifth installment, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation's annual concert benefit has expanded to three nights of music. For its fifth installment, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation 's annual concert benefit has expanded to three nights of music. Already on…

  10. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan/Johnny Paycheck This Is Just A Tribute Toots Hibbert, Beres Hammond, Sizzla and Israel Vibration's Apple Gabriel are among the reggae heavyweights contributing to "Is It Rolling, Bob?," a reggae tribute to Bob Dylan. The 15-track set arrives this week via Sanctuary…

  11. Mellencamp Heads Back To College

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST A select group of Indiana University students got an unexpected guest lecturer on Tuesday in the form of Indiana native John Mellencamp. The singer/songwriter appeared at Professor Glenn Gass' long-ru A select group of Indiana University students got an unexpected guest lecturer on…

  12. Stars Salute Motown's Funk Brothers

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST It was like an old-time Motown revue at New York's Apollo Theatre last night (Nov. 7) as Mary Wilson, Ashford & Simpson, Mario, and others sang in tribute to the Funk Brothers, the musicians behin It was like an old-time Motown revue at New York's Apollo Theatre last night (Nov.…

  13. McDowell Ropes In Music Pals For Benefits

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Jack McDowell has recruited R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Cracker, Letters To Cleo singer Kay Hanley, Marshall Crenshaw, and singer/songwriter Steve Poltz to perform Former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Jack McDowell has recruited R.E.M.'s…

  14. Jackson Reforms Band For 'Look Sharp' Anniversary

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would never happen, he is reforming the original Joe Jackson Band to record an album and tour in celebration of next year' Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would…

  15. Labour of Love: The Music of Nick Lowe

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's tough not to skip the first eight cuts on Labour of Love and go straight for Marshall Crenshaw and Christine Ohlman's take on "Cruel to Be Kind." Not only is the song what most of us know the lau It's tough not to skip the first eight cuts on Labour of Love and…

  16. 500 Performers Lined Up For Bumbershoot

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A head-spinning array of performers, including the Black Crowes, Mos Def, Ween, Loretta Lynn, and Taj Mahal, are confirmed to appear Seattle's 31st annual Bumbershoot festival, taking place Aug. 31-Se A head-spinning array of performers, including the Black Crowes, Mos Def, Ween, Loretta…