Now on tour with the Fray, Jack's Mannequin grew out of the solo work of Something Corporate vocalist/pianist Andrew McMahon, who used that band's 2004 hiatus to take his music in a different direction.
Get ready to hear a softer side of Avril Lavigne. The Canadian pop singer tells Billboard.com that she's taking a more serious, stripped-down approach to her fourth studio album, tentatively slated for a November release on RCA.
Concert promoter Live Nation and music TV network Fuse have teamed up for a promotional partnership that will give music fans a chance to win tickets to concerts at select Live Nation-operated venues during the 2010 season.
Warped Tour co-founder Kevin Lyman sat down with Billboard.biz during the trek's Pomona stop to discuss the longevity of the festival, how the economy could impact future ticket prices and his plans to launch a country-themed music tour.
MGMT, Girl Talk, The Flaming Lips, Beirut, The Walkmen, Passion Pit, The Streets, Yo La Tengo and Brazilian Girls are just part of the lineup for the third Annual Treasure Island Music Festival, October 17-18 on a man-made island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay.