1. Mexico City’s Vive Latino 2015 Lineup: Robert Plant, Caifanes & Dave Matthews Band Among Headliners

    November 28, 2014 2:00 PM EST Robert Plant, Caifanes, Dave Matthews Band, Molotov, Brandon Flowers to headline massive festival Robert Plant , Caifanes , Dave Matthews Band , Molotov and Brandon Flowers will headline Vive Latino in Mexico City, set for March 13-15, 2015, at the Foro Sol. Tickets for the massive annual…

  2. Yusuf/Cat Stevens Announces First New Music in 5 Years, Tour

    September 15, 2014 11:58 AM EDT Yusuf , the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer formerly known as Cat Stevens , will release his first music in five years and perform six shows in North America in early winter. Sony's Legacy Recordings will release "Tell ‘Em I’m Gone" on Oct. 27 as part of a deal that will see future…

  3. Fun Fun Fun Fest: Judas Priest, Nas, Death Cab for Cutie Headlining

    May 20, 2014 9:28 AM EDT This year's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin looks hell bent on being a good time. The lineup for the 9th annual festival was announced Tuesday, with heavy metal legends Judas Priest tee'd up as one of the headliners. FFF Fest takes over Auditorium Shores and Butler Park from Nov. 7-9. …

  4. Herbie Hancock, "The Imagine Project"

    June 11, 2010 1:20 PM EDT Whether Herbie Hancock 's newest release, "The Imagine Project," wins the album of the year Grammy Award in 2011 (he received the honor in 2008 for "River: The Joni Letters"), it's certainly eligible for some sort of frequent-flier miles prize. Traveling to…

  5. Kickoff Concert Opens 2010 FIFA World Cup

    June 10, 2010 6:26 PM EDT "South Africa, South Africa, are you ready?" Black Eyed Peas will.i.am shouted to the 30-000 strong crowd 12 minutes into the live broadcast - and from that moment, the first-ever FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert hit its stride and the pace never let up. Dressed in glitzy military…

  6. Black Eyed Peas, Juanes Set For World Cup Concert

    June 09, 2010 1:06 PM EDT B lack Eyes Peas , John Legend and Juanes attended a South African media launch today (June 9) for the June 10 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert. Fergie from B.E.P. even managed to kick one of the official match balls despite wearing heels. Mali desert blues outfit Tinariwen , South…

  7. Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas To Kick Off World Cup

    March 17, 2010 8:12 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas , John Legend and Alicia Keys will be joined by a host of South American and African music stars for the FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert. Other acts include Colombian superstars Juanes and Shakira , Mali's acclaimed duo Amadou & Mariam , desert blue's…

  8. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 7:17 AM EST Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. McCartney will…

  9. Billboard Bits: True Experience, VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, National Geographic

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Doors Down, Cowboy Mouth, Michael Tolcher, Dishwalla's JR Richards, Dan Dyer, Peter Searcy and Bain Mattox are among the acts confirmed for True Experience: The Keys. 3 Doors Down, Cowboy Mouth, Michael Tolcher, Dishwalla's JR Richards, Dan Dyer, Peter Searcy and Bain Mattox are…

  10. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  11. Live 8 Expands With Africa Calling

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour are the driving forces behind a Live 8 concert focusing on African musicians. Peter Gabriel and Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour are the driving forces behind a Live 8 concert focusing on African musicians. Under the banner Africa…

  12. Festival in the Desert

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Certainly the most exotic music festival in the world, Festival in the Desert takes place every January in the Sahara Desert in northeastern Mali, beyond Timbuktu. Certainly the most exotic music festival in the world, Festival in the Desert takes place every January in the Sahara Desert in…

  13. The Radio Tisdas Sessions

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tinariwen is a band comprised of Kel Tamashek people (they prefer this name to Tuareg), nomads from the remote Saharan region of Mali, beyond Timbuktu. Tinariwen is a band comprised of Kel Tamashek people (they prefer this name to Tuareg), nomads from the remote Saharan region of Mali, beyond…

  14. Au Cabaret Sauvage

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Au Cabaret Sauvage—in the wild cabaret, indeed. Au Cabaret Sauvage—in the wild cabaret, indeed. This hardy troupe, founded by Denis Péan, has the verve of Gypsy buskers and a collective musical appetite that feasts on everything the world has to offer. Au Cabaret Sauvage takes the listener to…