1. New Neko Case Album Due In March

    December 02, 2008 11:04 AM EST Neko Case will follow up 2006's "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood," the best-selling album of her career, with "Middle Cyclone," due March 3 via Anti-. The 15-track collection boasts guest appearances from the Band's Garth Hudson, fellow Canadian singer/songwriter…

  2. Crooked Fingers Take New Disc Direct To Retail

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Eric Bachmann wrapped recording on the latest Crooked Fingers album, he sat down with manager Ben Dickey to plot out his next move. They considered re-signing with Merge, which had released sever When Eric Bachmann wrapped recording on the latest Crooked Fingers album, he sat down with…

  3. Monolith Festival Reveals Lineup

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Justice, Devotchka, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Vampire Weekend, among others, are scheduled to appear at the second annual Monolith Festiv Justice, Devotchka, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Sharon Jones &…

  4. Foos, Plant/Krauss, Beck To Rock Austin City Limits

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Fes Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David…

  5. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts…

  6. Country Legend Porter Wagoner Dies At 80

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country legend Porter Wagoner died yesterday (Oct. 28) in Nashville, just a few weeks after being hospitalized with lung cancer. Wagoner was known for a string of country hits in the '60s, perennial a Country legend Porter Wagoner died yesterday (Oct. 28) in Nashville, just a few weeks…

  7. (What Does It Matter If) She's A Lady

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT I originally set out to write this column "celebrating" some incredible female artists. Then I thought of touting artists who just happened to be female. Then I wasn't going to highlight gender at all I originally set out to write this column "celebrating" some…

  8. Ready For The Challenge

    August 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT For today's rockers, staying ahead of the digital curve is hard enough, let alone when your album leaks online three months before its street date. For today's rockers, staying ahead of the digital curve is hard enough, let alone when your album leaks online three months before its…

  9. New Pornographers / July 4 / New York (Hudson River Park)

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nothing says "Happy Birthday, America" like celebrating with some of indie rock's most beloved free-health-care-toting neighbors from up North. Yes, this year's River to River July 4 performance at Ne Nothing says "Happy Birthday, America" like celebrating with…

  10. Matt Pond PA Looks Into The 'Light'

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Despite setbacks in 2006, indie rock act Matt Pond PA will release its seventh disc, "Last Light," Sept. 25 via Altitude Records. Despite setbacks in 2006, indie rock act Matt Pond PA will release its seventh disc, "Last Light," Sept. 25 via Altitude Records. The 13-song…

  11. The Cure, Kings Of Leon Join Download Fest Bill

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Cure, Kings Of Leon, A.F.I. and Neko Case are among the acts that have joined the lineup for the Download 2007 Festival. The Cure, Kings Of Leon, A.F.I. and Neko Case are among the acts that have joined the lineup for the Download 2007 Festival, which, as previously reported , will be…

  12. 22OnTV

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 28-June 3, 2007. MONDAY, May 28 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Avril Lavigne. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Nelly Furtado. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC…

  13. Billboard Bits: SummerStage, Grateful Dead, Music Nation

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwright and the Black Crowes have been added to the schedule for New York's Central Park SummerStage, joining a previously announced slate that includes Joss St Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwright and the Black Crowes have been added to…

  14. Strait, Jackson Kick Off Inaugural Stagecoach Fest

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural Stagecoach festival in Indio, Calif. at the Empire Polo Field began without a hitch on Saturday (May 5). George Strait and Alan Jackson topped the bill at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, The inaugural Stagecoach festival in Indio, Calif. at the Empire Polo Field began without a…

  15. Common, Decemberists Set For Summerstage Shows

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the headliners for the 2007 season of New York's Central Park Summerstage. The series will open June 15 with jazz vocalis Common, the Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson are among the…

  16. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  17. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  18. New Pornographers In An 'Epic' Mood On New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canadian indie rock outfit the New Pornographers are in the thick of recording the follow-up to 2005's "Twin Cinema," with an eye on a late August release via Matador. Canadian indie rock outfit the New Pornographers are in the thick of recording the follow-up to 2005's …

  19. Country Vet Wagoner Preps New Release

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country legend Porter Wagoner will be releasing his next album on June 5 via Anti-. "Wagonmaster" was helmed by famed producer and musician Marty Stuart. One feature of the 17-track set is a cover of Country legend Porter Wagoner will be releasing his next album on June 5 via Anti-.…

  20. Billboard Bits: Neko Case, Clash Compilation, mtvU

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Neko Case is gearing up to hit the road later in March for a headlining solo tour. The singer/songwriter will kick off with a trio of dates at Park West in Chicago beginning March 28 and will tour thr Neko Case is gearing up to hit the road later in March for a headlining solo tour. The…

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