1. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 1:54 PM EST The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sales," organizers announced. Artists that…

  2. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 11:27 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporation, Slightly Stoopid, Flogging Molly, Chromeo,…

  3. Joss Stone Rocks The Vote With New Song

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov. 4) in the 2008 president election. "I keep having interviews about trying to encourage people to vote, and peop British singer Joss Stone is playing her part to encourage Americans to vote today (Nov…

  4. Switchfoot Eyeing Spring 2009 For New Album

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a spring 2009 release for its next album -- the San Diego rockers first since 2006's "Oh! Gravity" and since leaving Columbia t Amid a flurry of group and individual projects, Switchfoot is eyeballing a…

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus sheds her Hannah Montana alter ego for her new album, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young unleash raw on-stage rock, U2 combs the vaults for three reissues and Black Kids look to transcend th A widespread CD release of Nine Inch Nails' "The Slip," which was given away…

  6. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play…

  7. Buddy Guy Snags Clapton, Randolph For New Album

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guitar legend Buddy Guy has Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in his corner on "Skin Deep," his next Silvertone/Zomba album. Guitar legend Buddy Guy has Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in his corner on "Skin Deep,"…

  8. Robert Randolph Recording With T-Bone Burnett

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Currently on a summer jaunt opening for Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph tells Billboard.com there are plenty of new albums and tours in his mix. Currently on a summer jaunt opening for Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph tells Billboard.com there are plenty of new albums and tours in his mix. First…

  9. Costello, The Roots Set For Whistler Music Festival

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello and the Imposters, the Roots and Broken Social Scene have been tapped for this year's inaugural Whistler Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Tube Park at Base II on the side of Bla Elvis Costello and the Imposters, the Roots and Broken Social Scene have been tapped…

  10. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup…

  11. North Miss. Allstars Make Break With 'Hernando'

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." Due Jan. 22, the 11-song will mark the…

  12. Billboard Bits: Langerado Festival, John Mayer, Howlin' Rain

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311, the National, Phil Lesh, Matisyahu, !!! and the Walkmen are confirmed to perform at the 2008 Langerado Festival, to b R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311,…

  13. DMB's Georgia Peach Heading To CD/DVD

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 8 show at Atlanta's Piedmont Park is headed to CD and DVD Dec. 11 via Bama Rags/RCA. The performance raised more than $1 million to assist the expansion of the park. Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 8 show at Atlanta's Piedmont Park is headed to CD and…

  14. Guitar Heroics Captured On Clapton's 'Crossroads' DVD

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. The double-DVD set features 38 tracks…

  15. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C. Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist…

  16. Collaborations, Virtuosity Highlight Clapton Festival

    July 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos music, some jaw-dropping collaborations and more solos than Chicago has hot dog stands made Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival a Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos music, some jaw-dropping…

  17. New Film Goes Behind The Scenes With Rob Thomas

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When Rob Thomas first agreed to have independent filmmaker Gillian Grisman follow his move from lead singer and primary songwriter of matchbox twenty to a solo artist, it was simply meant to be a keep When Rob Thomas first agreed to have independent filmmaker Gillian Grisman follow his move…

  18. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  19. 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…

  20. Clapton Flanked By Guitar Heroes For Summer Fest

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guests at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival, to be held July 28 at Toyota Park in Chicago. B.B. King, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guests at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival,…

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