1. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the influence of drugs and with a suspended license. 2006 - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the…

  2. New York Venue City Winery Preps For Opening

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a concert by Joan Osborne. City Winery, a new New York venue being launched by Knitting Factory founder Michael Dorf, will open on New Year's Eve with a…

  3. Wainwright Family Teams For Xmas Show

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annual holiday show on Dec. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall. A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annual holiday show on Dec. 10 at New York'…

  4. Wainwright To Keep It Simple On Next Album

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rufus Wainwright is planning to scale back the sonics for his next album. "I'm planning at the moment -- and I really want to stick to this -- that the album will just be a solo piano/voice, just sitt Rufus Wainwright is planning to scale back the sonics for his next album. "I&…

  5. War Child Benefit Album Postponed Until Feb.

    October 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The War Child charity and Parlophone Records have postponed the U.K. release of the multi-artist fund-raising album "Heroes" to early 2009 from its scheduled date of Nov. 24. The set will be issued in The War Child charity and Parlophone Records have postponed the U.K. release of…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) 2006 - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury…

  7. The Billboard Q&A: Loudon Wainwright III

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes as a sharp and promising young songwriter, Loudon Wainwright III hasn't paused for a second. Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes as a sharp and promising young songwriter,…

  8. Ask Billboard: Tina Turner, Top-Selling Rap, Lauper

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith and his readers discuss Tina Turner, top-selling rappers and Cyndi Lauper. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside…

  9. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Staind expands its horizons both musically and promotionally, David Byrne and Brian Eno team up for their first album in 27 years, Shwayze enjoys an MTV-fueled buzz and Amy Macondald aims for Statesid Rapper Ice Cube's "Raw Footage" (Lench Mob). New albums from veteran…

  10. Martha Wainwright, July 23, New York

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. News Martha Wainwright …

  11. Martha Wainwright / July 23, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. With only her acoustic guitar, Wainwright began her set at New York's Highline Ballroom on Wednesday (July 23) with “I Wish I Were,” a simple waltz from her new album, “I Know You’re…

  12. Fatboy Slim Pulls Into Brighton Port Authority

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut album from his new project, the Brighton Port Authority. Fatboy Slim gets a lift from Iggy Pop, David Byrne, Dizzee Rascal, Martha Wainwright and Ashley Beedle on the debut…

  13. Peter Moren

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If it all becomes one long hangover, you will end up seeing touring as an angst-ridden thing and try to get away from it to fight the touring demon. April 21, New York We (that means me, our tour manager Peter Hamilton and Tobias Fröberg, supporting act and backing musician) came in from…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jakob Dylan, Love, DirecTV/SXSW

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Columbia Records and Starbucks Entertainment will co-release the solo debut from Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan. Columbia Records and Starbucks Entertainment will co-release the solo debut from Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan. Due May 13, the largely acoustic "Seeing Things" was…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the influence of drugs and with a suspended license. 2006 - Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is arrested early in the morning in upstate New York for driving while under the…

  16. Chart Beat

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses the Chipmunks, The Bee Gees, Taylor Swift and more! NOTABLE RETURN: Al Bennett was at Dot Records before he was named president of the Liberty label. From there, he went on to found the Cream imprint. But he's probably best known for lending his (full) name, along with…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    December 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wyclef Jean assembles a diverse cast for his new album, Ghostface Killah unveils his third release in a year's time, Daft Punk brings its acclaimed live show to disc and "American Idol" runner-up Blak The Columbia soundtrack to the John C. Reilly-starring film "Walk Hard:…

  18. Wainwright Revisits Early Songs With Henry

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knocked Up" film and "Strange Weirdos" album has given birth to another joint project. Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knocked Up" film and "Strange Weirdos…

  19. Wainwright's Garland Gigs Head To CD/DVD

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans who missed Rufus Wainwright's live, song-for-song interpretation of Judy Garland's 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall can experience them thanks to an upcoming CD and DVD. Fans who missed Rufus Wainwright's live, song-for-song interpretation of Judy Garland's 1961 concert…

  20. Chart Beat

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Britney Spears, Tiffany, Chaka Khan and more! A HIT, ONE MORE TIME: Maybe any publicity is good publicity, but in spite of all the tabloid space she has earned over the years, Britney Spears' return to the top three on this week's The Billboard Hot 100. The entry…

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