1. Bob Seger, Kid Rock, The Killers Top Inaugural Orlando Calling Fest Lineup

    July 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Rockers both modern ( Kid Rock , the Killers , the Raconteurs ) and classic ( Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band , the Doobie Brothers ) along with a smattering of country, blues, folk, R&B and hip-hop artists will be performing at the inaugural Orlando Calling festival Nov. 12-13 at…

  2. Ozomatli Talks Gay Marriage, Electrocution on 'Fire Away'

    April 16, 2010 1:42 PM EDT For a band that's been around 15 years, Ozomatli has proved it's still open to change. The Latin fusion collective signed with a new label -- Mercer Street/Downtown Records -- in March 2009 to release its fifth studio album, "Fire Away," due April 20, after releasing its…

  3. WRXP Holiday Extravaganza w/ Phoenix, Passion Pit / December 2, 2009 / New York City (Hammerstein Ballroom)

    December 04, 2009 8:02 PM EST New York rock radio station 109.1 WRXP gave its listeners a good reason to be jolly on Wednesday night when it brought Phoenix, Passion Pit, Jack's Mannequin and Manchester Orchestra to Manhattan's Hammerstein Ballroom for its second annual Holiday Extravaganza, hosted by DJ and…

  4. Scarlett Johansson, Pete Yorn Get Together For 'Break Up'

    July 28, 2009 10:19 AM EDT An afternoon nap amidst a bout of insomnia about three years ago was the impetus for "Break Up," a new song cycle of duets by Pete Yorn and actress Scarlett Johansson that's due out Sept. 15. Yorn tells Billboard.com that "after I kind of dozed off one afternoon for a few…

  5. Zee Avi

    June 09, 2009 7:37 PM EDT Zee Avi didn’t set out to become an internet sensation, let alone land a record deal, when she first signed up for a YouTube account in 2007. She was just looking show off her jazzy vocals and acoustic guitar licks to a few fellow music geeks. “I went on there without any expectations or…

  6. Scarlett Johansson, Pete Yorn Ready 'Break Up'

    May 26, 2009 10:26 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Pete Yorn's 2009 is shaping up as a very busy year. After his fourth album "Back and Fourth" hits stores on June 23, he's scheduled to release a Serge Gainsbourg/Brigitte Bardot-style duets record with actress/singer Scarlett Johansson this fall. Entitled…

  7. Coldplay Taps Pete Yorn For Tour Opener

    April 03, 2009 11:58 AM EDT Coldplay has chosen Pete Yorn to open for the band on more than a dozen dates of its spring tour. As previously reported , Yorn is returns to active duty on June 23 with the release of his Mike Mogis-produced "Back and Fourth," his first album since 2006's 'Nightcrawler.…

  8. Rock Veterans Guest On New Say Anything Album

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Members of My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Rainer Maria, Saves The Day and the Alkaline Trio can be heard on Say Anything's upcoming album, "In Defense of the Genre," Members of My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday,…

  9. Fire Critically Injures Two At Austin City Limits

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Two people were critically injured and two others hurt after a fire broke out this afternoon (Sept. 14) at the Austin City Limits Festival at Austin's Zilker Park. Thick, black smoke could be seen for Two people were critically injured and two others hurt after a fire broke out this…

  10. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  11. Crowded House Taps Yorn For Summer Tour

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Crowded House will tour North America for the first time in more than 10 years, beginning Aug. 4 at Calvin Theatre in Northampton, Mass. The recently reunited Aussie rock troupe has tappe As expected, Crowded House will tour North America for the first time in more than 10 years,…

  12. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  13. Springsteen Steals The Show At Springsteen Tribute

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's Carnegie Hall last night (April 5), but it was the man himself who stole the show with a surprise performance. The lineup fo Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's…

  14. Dave Matthews Band Confirms Summer Tour

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for its annual summer amphitheater tour, which extends into early October. The 36-date trek starts July 8 at Toyota Pa After a handful of overseas gigs in May, Dave Matthews Band will return Stateside for its…

  15. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  16. Billboard Bits: Springsteen Tribute, Grammys, 'Xanadu'

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen. Jewel, Steve Earle, Babyface and Pete Yorn are among the artists confirmed for an April 5 benefit concert at…

  17. My Chemical Romance, Chingy Set For 'Flash' Concerts

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round of Cingular and Sony Ericsson's free Flash Concerts series this fall. Artists like My Chemical Romance, the Game and Chingy will take part in the next round of Cingular and Sony Ericsson's free…

  18. Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also his hi For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard…

  19. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan looks back on "Modern Times," Jessica Simpson comes clean with her "Public Affair," Sam Moore recaptures his soul with a host of superstars and Tego Calderon drops the bling in this week's H A 40th anniversary edition of the Beach Boys' iconic "Pet…

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