1. Steve Martin Picks And Grins On Banjo Album

    January 23, 2009 12:58 PM EST Steve Martin puts his new album, "The Crow: New Songs For the Five-String Banjo," "under the heading of I'm not getting any younger..." That led the actor/comedian/author/musician to work in earnest on "The Crow," which comes out Jan. 27 as a three-month…

  2. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys, Steve Martin, Ludacris

    January 09, 2009 5:20 PM EST The Beastie Boys, Sheryl Crow, Citizen Cope and Justin Jones will play an inaugural concert dubbed "Hey, America Feels Kinda Cool Again" on Jan. 19 at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 10); net proceeds will benefit Rock the Vote. The Beasties and…

  3. Ron Sexsmith Rocks Out On 'Blue Boy'

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron Sexsmith knew that his new album, "Blue Boy" (released June 5 by Cooking Vinyl/spinART), was going to be a significant depa As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron…

  4. BBC Folk Awards Unveiled In London!

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records for When!/Sanctuary, was tonight (Feb. 5) presented with the lifetime achievement title at the second annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which were held British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records for When!/Sanctuary, was tonight (Feb. 5)…

  5. BBC Folk Awards Set For Next Month

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST The guitar hero from the Smiths and a government minister will be among the celebrities presenting trophies at the annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, set for Feb. 5 at London's Cumberland Hotel. The even The guitar hero from the Smiths and a government minister will be among the celebrities…