1. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, the Dead Weather…

  2. Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry Set For Bumbershoot

    April 01, 2009 9:00 PM EDT Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry, Michael Franti & Spearhead, De La Soul, and Raphael Saadiq are among the first acts confirmed for the 2009 Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-7, at Seattle's City Center. Also set…

  3. Tool, Widespread Panic Top Denver's Mile High Fest Lineup

    March 26, 2009 1:24 PM EDT Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray have been tapped to headline the second annual Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 18-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include Incubus, Ben Harper and Relentless7, G.Love & Special…

  4. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3. The event, dubbed "The Clearwater…

  5. 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…

  6. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 1:54 PM EST The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sales," organizers announced. Artists that…

  7. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 7:17 AM EST Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. McCartney will…

  8. Maroon 5, John Legend Highlight D.C. Green Ball

    January 15, 2009 2:17 PM EST The Green Ball, one of many high-profile gatherings as part of the inauguration of Barack Obama next week in Washington, is a hot ticket, with Maroon 5, will.i.am, Melissa Etheridge, John Legend and Michael Franti on the bill. Live Earth founder Kevin Wall was selected by former Vice…

  9. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 11:27 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporation, Slightly Stoopid, Flogging Molly, Chromeo,…

  10. Warren Haynes Still Jamming For Charity

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warren Haynes is pleased to report that in 20 years of annual Christmas Jams in his hometown of Asheville, N.C., he's never once had to don a Santa cap. "I did that when I was a teenager once, and it Warren Haynes is pleased to report that in 20 years of annual Christmas Jams in his…

  11. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copie In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic…

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica roars back on its first album in five years, Jessica Simpson makes a play for country stardom, LL Cool J says adios to Def Jam and Gym Class Heroes bare their souls in this week's Hot Produc The first album in five years from trip-hop innovator Tricky, "Knowle West Boy…

  13. Radiohead Dazzles At All Points West Opener

    August 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead played a dazzling headlining set Friday (Aug. 8) to crown the first day of the inaugural All Points West festival, set just across the Hudson River from Manhattan at New Jersey's Liberty Sta Radiohead played a dazzling headlining set Friday (Aug. 8) to crown the first day of…

  14. Franti Revels In Dub Groove On 'Rebel Rockers'

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the past four years, Michael Franti traveled into the hearts of Baghdad, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to shoot his documentary "I Know I'm Not Alone" and its audio companion "Yell Fire!," and h In the past four years, Michael Franti traveled into the hearts of…

  15. Dave Matthews Band Leads Epic Saturday At Rothbury

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band offered up an epic headlining set last night (July 5) at the inaugural Rothbury Festival in Rothbury, Mich., utilizing an expanded eight-piece lineup for favorites like "Rhyme & The Dave Matthews Band offered up an epic headlining set last night (July 5) at the…

  16. Beck, Black Crowes To Headline San Diego Festival

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck and the Black Crowes will headline the annual San Diego Street Scene festival, to be held Sept. 19-20. Also near the top of the bill are Justice, Spoon, TV On The Radio, Cat Power, Hot Chip, Soun Beck and the Black Crowes will headline the annual San Diego Street Scene festival, to be…

  17. The Billboard Q&A: Tomas Young

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed in Iraq, has drawn the attention of such superstar acts as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Tom Morello, as well as the filmmakers of "Body of War." No The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed during combat in Iraq, has…

  18. DMB, Ticketmaster Pact For Free Digital Album

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band and Ticketmaster have teamed up to offer concertgoers an exclusive digital album comprising material from the rock troupe's upcoming 40-city North American summer tour. The Dave Matthews Band and Ticketmaster have teamed up to offer concertgoers an exclusive…

  19. DMB, Petty Set For First Mile High Festival

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music…

  20. DMB Debuting New Songs On Summer Tour

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews Band already has its eyes set on summer. The rock troupe's three-month summer tour will begin May 30-31 outside Pittsburgh, and will feature material from i Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews Band already has its eyes set on summer.…

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