1. Griffin In A Rockin' Mood On New Album

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST At 42 years old, Patty Griffin believes it's time she start "rockin' more." On Feb. 6, the singer/songwriter will release her latest album, "Children Running Through," via ATO. The diverse set touches At 42 years old, Patty Griffin believes it's time she…

  2. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Not only has the 50-year-old artist…

  3. Tribeca Film Festival Embraces Music

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York's Tribeca Film Festival is greatly expanding its musical offerings this year as part of a Music Lounge sponsored by performing rights society ASCAP. Among this year's performers are Elvis Cos New York's Tribeca Film Festival is greatly expanding its musical offerings…

  4. Branch Takes A 'Stand' With Wreckers

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Wreckers, a country-leaning duo that features singer/songwriter Michelle Branch, will release its debut, "Stand Still, Look Pretty," May 23 via Maverick/Warner Bros. Nashville. The Wreckers, a country-leaning duo that features singer/songwriter Michelle Branch, will release its…

  5. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: The Coby Brown Group (also…

  6. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  7. Crowe Finalizes 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. Due Sept. 13 via…

  8. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The group will anchor the Aug. 6 bill for the…

  9. More Stars Join Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise funds for victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise…

  10. Artists Aid Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are staging their own benefit shows for or donating to funds for the victims of the recent tsunami in Southern Asia. Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are…

  11. Nelson To Headline Texas Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson will headline a Texas benefit concert to help the relief effort for victims of the tsunamis in southern Asia and eastern Africa. "I started at the top," says musician Michael Hall of his Willie Nelson will headline a Texas benefit concert to help the relief effort for…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The event will feature Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M.,…

  13. Lone Star Acts Benefit Iraq War Victims

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Patty Griffin, Butch Hancock and Alejandro Escovedo are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a compilation that will raise funds for victims of the U.S.-led war in Iraq. Patty Griffin, Butch Hancock and Alejandro Escovedo are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a…

  14. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

  15. Billboard Bits: ACL Fest, Mehldau, Emmitt

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on ACL Fest, Brad Mehldau, Drew Emmitt Elvis Costello & the Imposters, the Neville Brothers, Henry Butler and Chris Robinson & New Earth Mud are the latest additions to the Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup. Set for Sept. 17-19 in the Texas capital's Zilker Park, the…

  16. Top of the World Tour Live

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST The truest test of an act is its ability to deliver live, and the Dixie Chicks do this in spades, as heard on this double CD from their recent tour. The truest test of an act is its ability to deliver live, and the Dixie Chicks do this in spades, as heard on this double CD from their recent…

  17. Remembering Patsy Cline

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Anyone daring to challenge Patsy Cline has their work cut out for them, as this well-intentioned but uneven tribute set proves. Natalie Cole, for instance, takes the…

  18. Patty Griffin Stays Busy With Tours, New Album

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams on this fall's Songwriter tour, Patty Griffin tells Billboard.com there was very little hesita When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn…

  19. Emmylou Harris Says 'Grace'

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "Stumble From Grace," Sept. 23 via Nonesuch. The set is the follow-up to her acclaimed 2000 set "Red Dirt Girl," which debuted at No. 5 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "…

  20. NYC's Central Park To Host BMG's 'Weekend'

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two-day concert series next month in New York. "A Weekend in Central Park" will feature concerts Sept. 13-14, including an Direct-to-customer distributor BMG Music Service has unveiled plans to host a two…

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