1. Songs For Slim Project Benefits Former Replacements Guitarist

    March 10, 2013 11:00 AM EDT "We will always play together in some fashion," Tommy Stinson says of the Replacements' future Last December, Peter Jesperson, the music executive who signed and managed the Replacements, paid a visit to the band's former guitarist Slim Dunlap, who's been…

  2. Caitlin Rose, 'Only a Clown': Video Premiere

    February 26, 2013 9:55 AM EST Billboard is excited to bring you an exclusive first look at Caitlin Rose's new music video for "Only A Clown," off her upcoming second studio album. "I don't know how to explain it, as it gets me in a pickle," she says of the song, written with Gary Louris from…

  3. Dave Grohl to Host Sirius XM Radio Show

    November 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ET on Classic Vinyl, channel 26, in advance of…

  4. Cult Singer Rodriguez Risen in New Film 'Sugar Man'

    July 29, 2012 9:00 AM EDT "Searching for Sugar Man" is a documentary about a musician very few people had heard about prior to this year. In the last six months, film festivals from January's Sundance in Utah through the Hamptons in New York on July 21 have played a central role in introducing a…

  5. Dick Clark, American Music Icon, Dead at 82

    April 18, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on …

  6. The Fray Feel the Pain Over National Anthem Experiment

    April 03, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 'My Fingers Froze Last Night,' Admits Guitarist Y ahoo! and the Houston Chronicle called it "dreadful." The Washington Post dubbed it "a version that made you want to curl up in the corner and drunk text an ex." But however you choose to describe The Fray's…

  7. Dave Matthews Band Sets Chicago 'Caravan' Dates, Lineup

    April 07, 2011 11:00 AM EDT The second Dave Matthews Band Caravan fest has just been announced for July 8-10 at Chicago's Lakeside on the south shore of Lake Michigan. In addition to DMB's only Midwest concert performances of the year, the lineup includes David Gray , Ray LaMontagne , O.A.R. , Kid Cudi , the…

  8. Mark Olson, "Many Colored Kite"

    August 20, 2010 2:52 PM EDT Mark Olson asks at the beginning of his second solo album: "What would you do . . . if you lost everything good?" This braces us for another heart-rending rumination along the lines of 2007's transformative "The Salvation Blues." But that's not the story on "…

  9. The Jayhawks, "Music From The North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology"

    August 11, 2009 12:34 PM EDT Underappreciated modern Americana band the Jayhawks gets its due on new anthology "Music from the North Country," which summarizes a long and winding career to impressive effect. Centered on the harmonies of Minneapolis-based songwriters Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the alternative…

  10. Jayhawks Reuniting For Summer Shows

    April 02, 2009 2:41 PM EDT The Jayhawks, the lauded Americana band originally from Minneapolis, are reuniting their mid-90s line-up for a pair of summer shows, with plans to play together more next year. The band is set to headline the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis on July 10, marking the first time the Jayhawks…

  11. Susan Tedeschi Ready To Rock On New Album

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being produced by George Drakoulias (Black Crowes, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers). Singer/songwriter Susan Tedeschi is planning a fall release for her fifth studio album, which is being…

  12. Golden Smog Best-Of Boasts Unreleased Cover

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's "Love and Mercy" and an early version of "Until You Came Along" will be found on Rhino's upcoming Golden Smog collection "Stay Golden," due Sept. 23. A previously unreleased cover of Brian Wilson's …

  13. Jayhawks Principals Ready New Album

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson have finished a new album together. While the Jayhawks may me be no more, the lauded Americana band's formerly estranged principals Gary Louris and Mark Olson…

  14. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

  15. Semisonic's Wilson Rocks With Crow On Solo Debut

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to his own music this fall with the release of his solo debut. Semisonic principal Dan Wilson, who has become an in-demand songwriter and producer in recent years, will return to…

  16. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc, Taps Slim Moon

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move…

  17. Rick Rubin Finalizes Columbia Position

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The label released a statement this afternoon (May 14) confirming the Rubin hire and stating that he would "form a dynamic and creative executive partnership" with Columbia chairman Steve Barnett, und Rick Rubin's move to Columbia Records, which was tipped here in February, is…

  18. 'Salvation' And Sorrow On New Olson Album

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "The Salvation Blues," due June 15 via Hacktone. Written in the wake of his divorce from his wife, the loss of his home and Jayhawks co-founder Mark Olson puts his blues on display on his next album, "…

  19. How The 'West' Was Won

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. Loss and loneliness are at the core of Lucinda Williams' eighth album, "West," due this week via Lost Highway. The disc finds the critically acclaimed…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich Village location. Opened nearly 30 years previously by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowski, the club is forced 2004 - Famed New York nightclub the Bottom Line closes the doors forever at its Greenwich…

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