1. Nick Drake Doc Takes Shape

    July 06, 2010 2:15 PM EDT After a pair of well-received documentary projects-"The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights" and "180° South"-Emmett Malloy's next target is paying tribute to the late British folk-rocker Nick Drake. The Brushfire Records co-founder has already started…

  2. Jack Johnson Includes Eddie Vedder, Ben Harper Collaborations On 'En Concert'

    October 20, 2009 11:00 AM EDT With his "En Concert" film and live album coming Oct. 27, Jack Johnson sees his fifth studio album on the horizon as well. "I think we're starting to get together a new album right now," Johnson tells Billboard.com. "Whenever it seems like there's an album&…

  3. Lineup Unveiled For Superfly During Jazzfest

    February 19, 2009 1:07 PM EST Death Cab For Cutie, Black Keys, Michael Franti and Galactic are among the artists confirmed to perform at the 2009 Superfly during Jazzfest Concert Series, which runs April 24-May 2 in New Orleans. The nightly events run in tandem with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival's…

  4. Death Cab For Cutie Readies Spring Tour

    January 26, 2009 11:56 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie will begin a spring tour April 7 at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pa. Cold War Kids will support in April, with Matt Costa taking over for dates in May. Ra Ra Riot will open all shows. Exclusive fan club pre-sales begin Wednesday (Jan. 28), with all other shows going…

  5. Johnson Shines Through Rain At All Points West

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The phenomenal weather seen Saturday at the inaugural All Points West Festival didn't carry over to the third and final day of the fest, as dark storm clouds rolled in and cast a dreary shadow over Ne The phenomenal weather seen Saturday at the inaugural All Points West Festival didn&…

  6. The Mars Volta Anchors L.A.'s Detour Festival

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, the Presets, Cut Copy, Matt Costa and the Black Lips will lead this year's third annual LA Weekly Detour Music Festival, to be held Oct. 4 on Main and 1 The Mars Volta, Gogol Bordello, Shiny Toy Guns, the Presets, Cut Copy, Matt Costa and…

  7. 'Juno' Unseats Keys From Atop Album Chart

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, moving up 2-1 with a 13% increase to 65,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first…

  8. Brushfire Acts Featured On 'Roo/Vegoose CD

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live performances from Brushfire Records acts at the Bonnaroo and Vegoose festivals are collected on "Thank You. Goodnight," due Nov. 6. The album will be sold through leading indie retailers and the Live performances from Brushfire Records acts at the Bonnaroo and Vegoose festivals…

  9. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet," FOX Featured artist(s): Daughtry. "…

  10. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  11. 'Melody' Spawns New Jack Johnson, Vedder Tracks

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously unreleased tracks from Jack Johnson and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will see the light of day on the soundtrack to the Johnson-spearheaded surfing documentary "A Brokedown Melody." The Previously unreleased tracks from Jack Johnson and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder…

  12. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Harry…

  13. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  14. Matt Costa

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A reissue and wider distribution puts singer/songwriter's debut in front of a whole new audience. On his full-length debut, modestly titled "Songs We Sing," singer/songwriter Matt Costa channels the spirit of the 1960s. It's an era that has influenced Costa's music…

  15. Johnson & Friends Bow At No. 1, Grammys Spur Sales

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and Friends' companion album to the film "Curious George," released via Johnson's own Brushfire label, bows at the top of The Billboard 200 this week. "Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Jack Johnson and Friends' companion album to the film "…

  16. Johnson Drafts Harper, Nelson For Hawaii Benefits

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson will be joined by Ben Harper and Willie Nelson and the Planetary Bandits at his third annual Kokua Festival. Jack Johnson will be joined by Ben Harper and Willie Nelson and the Planetary Bandits at his third annual Kokua Festival. The event will be held April 19 at Maui's…

  17. Jack Johnson Bundles Live DVDs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. "Live in Japan" was shot in August 2004, while "A Weekend at the Greek Theatre…

  18. No Doubt Plots Best-Of, DVD, Boxed Set

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt last week hit the studio with producer Nellee Hooper to record a cover of Talk Talk's "It's My Life" for inclusion on a forthcom Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt…