1. Michelle Shocked Releases Silent Album of Songs Named After Digital Music Execs

    July 28, 2014 10:17 PM EDT Taking a page from the Vulfpeck playbook , folk singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked has released an album consisting of silent songs that are named mostly after executives in the digital music world. Rambling Michelle Shocked Tells Piers Morgan 'I'm Not Homophobic' Michelle…

  2. Michelle Shocked Speaks Out as Full Audio of Meltdown Emerges

    March 20, 2013 6:54 PM EDT No rant, just a slow-moving meltdown. The full audio of Michelle Shocked's anti-gay and tour-torpedoing comments at the start of a concert in San Francisco has emerged, right on the heels of her first full statement since the Sunday show. Shocked's comments at the club, called…

  3. Michelle Shocked's Tour Vanishes Following Anti-Gay Comments

    March 19, 2013 7:40 PM EDT UPDATE: Audio of Shocked's entire "rant" has leaked. Listen here . Michelle Shocked has gone silent after a homophobic rant at a San Francisco concert Sunday night that has left her without a U.S. tour. Ten out of eleven of her upcoming concert dates have been…

  4. Guitar Fest To Salute Springsteen's 'Nebraska'

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen's celebrated 1982 album, "Nebraska," will be performed in its entirety by a host of notable artists next month as part of the New York Guitar Festival. Bruce Springsteen's celebrated 1982 album, "Nebraska," will be performed in its entirety by a…

  5. 'Dead Man Walking' Reborn With Live DVD

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 release date for an expanded edition of the 1996 soundtrack to the film "Dead Man Walking." The new edition features a previously unreleased studio version of "Dead Ma Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 release date for an expanded edition of the…

  6. Hot Product

    June 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The self-titled debut from U.K. rock outfit Engineers (Echo). Retrospectives from punk-influenced rock act the Offspring ("Greatest Hits," Columbia) and late rap icon Ol' Dirty Bastard ("The Definitive…

  7. Shocked Completes Diverse Album Trio

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. Singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked will release three albums June 7 on her own Mighty Sound label through RED Distribution. "I'm not gonna try to convince…

  8. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on We The Planet, WFUV, UNKLE Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and singer/songwriter Joan Baez have joined the lineup for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. Flea will speak at the event, will Baez will join previously confirmed performers the Roots, the Dead's…

  9. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Billy Corgan, Butch Walker

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Corgan, Butch Walker The Roots, the Dead's Mickey Hart, the Coup, Michelle Shocked and Third Eye Blind are the first acts to sign on for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. The event will be held Nov. 13 at the Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland,…

  10. Nelson, Reynolds Plan Kucinich Fundraiser

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson's first fundraising concert for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich will come Jan. 3 a the Austin (Texas) Music Hall. Billed as an evening of acoustic music with Nelson and Willie Nelson's first fundraising concert for Democratic presidential candidate…

  11. 'American Fleadh' Marks Irish Invasion

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour dates. Performing under the banner at various dates will be the Saw Doctors, Black 47, Eileen Ivers, Hothouse Fl A group of Irish acts will hit the U.S. next month for a series of American Fleadh tour…

  12. Billboard Bits: WFUV, Dixie Chicks, Adrian Legg

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on WFUV New York's "City Folk Live V" compilation CD, the Dixie Chicks' Emily Robison's baby, and guitarist Adrian Legg's latest album. Noncommercial New York radio station WFUV's fifth "City Folk" compilation CD features live performances…

  13. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the…

  14. Browne, Rucker, Others Tapped For Benefit

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jackson Browne, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, former Police drummer Steward Copeland, and singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked are among the artists participating in the Vinx & Friends Jackson Browne, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, former Police drummer…