Bob Dylan

  1. Chili Peppers Frontman To Curate New Fest

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis to curate the first New American Music Union festival, to be held Aug. 8-9 at SouthSide Works in Pittsburgh. Along with 15 college bands from around ...

  2. Dylan, Iggy, Berry Join Virgin Fest

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & The Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots for the 3rd A ...

  3. Bob Dylan Wins Pulitzer

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to Bob Dylan, rock 'n roll has finally broken through the Pulitzer wall. Dylan, the most acclaimed and influential songwriter of the past half century, who more than anyone brought rock from the streets to the lecture hall, received an ...

  4. Dylan Reworks 'Hard Rain's' For Spanish Expo

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan has recorded a new version of his 1963 classic " A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" exclusively for the water-themed Expo Zaragoza 2008 world fair, to be held in the northern Spanish city of Zaragoza between June 14-Sept. 14, 200 ...

  5. Dylan Misses Prince Of Asturias Award Ceremony

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan was absent from Friday evening's Prince of Asturias award ceremony in Spain, when the heir to the Spanish throne, Prince Felipe, presented the coveted International Cooperation award to Al Gore, and the Sports award to former Formul ...

  6. Dylan Wins Prince of Asturias Arts Prize

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan today won the coveted Prince of Asturias prize for the Arts 2007, Spain's equivalent of the Nobel awards. The Prince of Asturias arts jury chairman, former Spanish trade minister José Lladó, said Dylan "is a living legend" ...

  7. Dylan Dials In Summer North American Tour

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will embark on his traditional summer North American tour beginning with a June 22-23 stand at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. Dates are on tap through July 28 in Kelseyville, Calif., and include festival appearances on July 4 in Mont ...

  8. Timberlake, Ludacris, Dylan Win Early Grammys

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake, Ludacris and Bob Dylan were among the Grammy winners announced this afternoon (Feb. 11) before the live CBS telecast got underway. Timberlake won best dance recording for "SexyBack" featuring Timbaland and best rap/sun ...

  9. Ticketmaster, iTunes Offer Free Downloads

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Beginning this summer, Ticketmaster will offer a free song on iTunes with every concert ticket purchased on Ticketmaster.com. Additionally, music fans who pre-order select digital albums on iTunes can participate in a pre-sale whereby they can pur ...

  10. Slate To Host Dylan Video Premiere, Contest

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST This Friday (Dec. 8), Slate Magazine will be premiering the new Bob Dylan video for "Thunder on the Mountain," a song off his latest album "Modern Times" (Columbia). The video features archival footage of Dylan performing over ...

  11. Dylan's 'Modern Times' Rises To Euro Chart Zenith

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan's "Modern Times" (Columbia) ascends 2-1 on European Top 100 Albums, fuelled by a No. 2 debut in Italy and climbs of 3-2 in Holland and 6-5 in Wallony. It also holds at No. 2 in the fellow Be Bob Dylan's "Modern T ...

  12. Dylan's 'Modern Times' Rises To Euro Chart Zenith

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan's "Modern Times" (Columbia) ascends 2-1 on European Top 100 Albums, fuelled by a No. 2 debut in Italy and climbs of 3-2 in Holland and 6-5 in Wallony. It also holds at No. 2 in the fellow Be Bob Dylan's "Modern T ...

  13. Dylan Earns First No. 1 Album Since 1976

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with "Modern Times." Not only is it the legendary songwriter's first album to reach the throne since "Desire" in 1976, it's also his hi For the first ti ...

  14. AOL Picks Up Dylan's XM Show

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Online radio destination AOL Radio will begin simulcasting Bob Dylan's weekly XM Satellite Radio show "Theme Time Radio Hour" on Wednesday (Aug. 30). Online radio destination AOL Radio will begin simulcasting Bob Dylan’s weekly XM S ...

  15. BOB DYLAN

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT You may have seen the recent photos of Bob Dylan looking uncannily like Charlie Chaplin, and his 44th album shares a title with Chaplin's 1936 largely silent classic about automation, big business and You may have seen the recent photos of Bo ...

  16. Dylan Teams With iTunes For Pre-order Deal

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Modern Times' is due Aug. 29 via Columbia. Bob Dylan has teamed with Apple's iTunes Music Store to offer fans that pre-order his new album through the retailer first crack at tickets for shows on his fall tour. Dylan's "M ...

  17. Dylan Debuts On XM

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Show broadcasts Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Once known as one of the most reclusive music icons, Bob Dylan made his radio debut Wednesday (May 3) with the first broadcast of his new weekly show on XM Satellite Radio, “Theme Time Radio Hour With Bob Dyla ...

  18. Dylan To Host Weekly Music Show On XM

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slated to begin March 2006. Bob Dylan has agreed to host a weekly, one-hour music show for XM Satellite Radio's Deep Tracks channel, beginning in March 2006. It marks the first time the music legend will have hosted a radio show. Featuring an ...

  19. Making The Brand

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST First, Bob Dylan signed on to have his music used in an ad campaign for health care and insurance company Kaiser Permanente. Read Michael Paoletta's column. First, Bob Dylan signed on to have his music used in an ad campaign for health care a ...

  20. Folk Music Promoter Harold Leventhal Dies

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Introduced Bob Dylan in his first major show. Harold Leventhal, a renowned folk music promoter who worked with Woody Guthrie and introduced Bob Dylan in his first major concert hall show, has died. He was 86. Leventhal died Tuesday at New York Uni ...

  21. HMV Canada Pulls Dylan Records

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Removal is response to Starbucks deal. HMV Canada has removed all Bob Dylan products from its shelves in retaliation of a North American retail exclusivity deal given to Starbucks coffee chain for Dylan's Sony album "Live at the Gaslight ...

  22. West Registers No. 1 Album Debut

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Late Registration," Kanye West rules the school as his sophomore Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam album makes a chart-topping bow on The Billboard 200 this week. After a few weeks of relatively low-key activ With "Late Registration," ...

  23. Al Aronowitz Dead At 77

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering rock journalist had cancer. Alfred G. Aronowitz, a pioneering rock journalist, died Monday (Aug. 1) of cancer in Elizabeth, N.J. He was 77. Aronowitz, who went by Al, was a brash, high-living character who paved the way for writers cove ...

  24. Dylan, Peel Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel will be inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, organizers said today (July 25). Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel wil ...

  25. Dylan, Peel Inducted Into U.K. Hall Of Fame

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel will be inducted this year into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, organizers said today (July 25). Veteran singer songwriter Bob Dylan and late British broadcaster John Peel wil ...

  26. 6 Questions With Al Kooper

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only 21 when he became famous for playing the signature organ riffs on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," Al Kooper has a list of credits that could fill this magazine. He started Blood, Sweat & Only 21 when he became famou ...

  27. Starbucks Nabs Dylan Exclusive

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks' next exclusive will be "Bob Dylan: Live at the Gaslight 1962," an album of newly restored, live recordings culled from Dylan's performances at the New York cafe. Starbucks' next exclusive will be "Bob Dylan ...

  28. Dylan, Nelson Re-Visit Minor Leagues

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT -date tour kicks off May 25. Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson are coming together for their second co-headlining tour of minor league baseball parks. The 27-date tour, which will also feature opening act the Greencards, kicks off May 25 at the Willia ...

  29. Dylan, Lonely Boys Join Willie's Picnic

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson will take his 4th of July Picnic to the Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas, this summer, with Bob Dylan and Los Lonely Boys joining the bill. Willie Nelson will take his 4th of July Picnic to the Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas, this su ...

  30. Muscle Shoals Studios Closes

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Historic facility has hosted Stones, Aretha, Dylan. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Sheffield, Ala. -- where the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seger and others recorded classic songs -- has closed. T ...

  31. Dylan Officially Lauded For Literary Greatness

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Chronicles" tapped for National Book Critics award. Eight-time Grammy winner Bob Dylan, long considered rock-'n'-roll's poet laureate, can now add literary laurels to his list of honors. The National Book Critics Circle h ...

  32. Dylan To Headline London's Fleadh Festival

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000475105">As tipped here last week</A>, Bob Dylan has been confirmed to headline this year's Flead As tipped here last ...

  33. Dylan To Headline London's Fleadh Festival

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000475105">As tipped here last week</A>, Bob Dylan has been confirmed to headline this year's Flead As tipped here last ...

  34. On The Road

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews &amp; Friends, David Byrne and Willie Nelson are among the highlights of the lineup of the third annual Bonnaroo jam fest. Bob Dylan, the Dead, Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews & Friends, Dav ...

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