1. Foo Fighters Play 3.5 Hours at 'Rock the Vote' Concert

    September 06, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Last Song: "Everlong" "It's gonna be a long night!" warned Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl at a Rock the Vote concert at the Fillmore in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday. For the 1,000 lucky people in the audience, he was right. Channeling their inner Bruce Springsteen,…

  2. Chart Beat Thursday: Justin Bieber, Train, Scorpions

    April 01, 2010 4:55 PM EDT '2.0' BECOMES 1: As previously reported , Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" arrives atop the Billboard 200 , making the 16-year-old the youngest solo male to top the tally since then-13-year-old Stevie Wonder led the Aug. 24, 1963, chart with "Little Stevie Wonder…

  3. Jazz Producer Joel Dorn Dies At 65

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Max Roach and the Neville Brothers, died of a heart attack yesterday (Dec. 17) in New York. He was 65. Veteran record producer Joel Dorn, who worked with such artists as Roberta Flack, Max Roach and the Neville…

  4. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival / April 27-29, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds Race Course)

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was aptly dubbed a miracle, because divine intervention -- manifested via major sponsorship from Shell Oil Co. and the sheer determina Last year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was aptly dubbed…

  5. Van Morrison Signs With Blue Note

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blue Note Records will announce today (Aug. 7) that it has signed Van Morrison to a multi-album global deal. Blue Note Records will announce today (Aug. 7) that it has signed Van Morrison to a multi-album global deal, Billboard Bulletin reports. His self-produced album "What's Wrong…

  6. The Mose Chronicles—Live in London, Volume 1

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. His unique mix of blues and stride-influenced hard-bop piano with witty lyrics and droll delivery have made him…

  7. Waters, Hooker, Lewis Among Mississippi Hall Honorees

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, and gospel singer James Blackwood are among the 17 new inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Other indu Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee…