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  1. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  2. Single Reviews: Maroon 5, Jessie Ware, Future & Brandi Carlisle

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT FLYING LOTUS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU See Thru to U (2:24) Producer: Steven Ellison Writers: S. Ellison, E. Badu Publishers: Divine Pimp Publishing/Universal Music Warp Experimental electronic auteur Steve Ellison, better-known as Flying Lotus, has r ...

  3. Backbeat: Afropunk Festival Roars Back With Erykah Badu, Mos Def, TV On The Radio

    August 27, 2012 2:03 PM EDT TV On the Radio closes out the eighth Afro-punk Festival. (Photo: Harley Oliver Brown) Around this time last year, Matthew Morgan , managing director of Afropunk LLC , thought the Afropunk Festival he dreamed up eight years ago was over for good. ...

  4. Ed Kowalczyk, Ex-Live Singer, Sued By Original Members For Using Band Name

    July 18, 2012 12:27 PM EDT When a popular band breaks up, it's often similar to what happens when two celebrities get divorced -- a lot of quarreling over assets. Sometimes it's worse, as often a band dissolution doesn't have the benefit of any pre-nup provid ...

  5. Urban Power List: Cara Lewis

    January 14, 2012 4:27 PM EST Cara Lewis Agent Creative Artists Agency Website: caa.com Tour Maven Named Billboard's 14th most powerful woman in the music industry in 2011, Cara Lewis made even bigger headlines earlier this year when she jumped ship from William Morris En ...

  6. Backbeat: Lalah Hathaway Celebrates 'Where It All Begins' @ L.A. Live's Conga Room

    October 14, 2011 3:00 AM EDT Before hitting the stage, Lalah Hathaway (center) made the red carpet rounds with Concord Music Group/Fantasy/Stax project management executive Michele Smith (left) and manager Marcus King (right). (Photo: Ashley Stagg) "It's cool to wav ...

  7. Lost Ray Charles 1961 Concerts Coming To DVD

    September 12, 2011 6:32 PM EDT Fans will soon be able to watch the legendary Ray Charles in his prime, thanks to the Oct. 25 worldwide DVD release: "Ray Charles Live in France 1961." The Eagle Rock Entertainment and Reelin' In The Years Productions project was cu ...

  8. Dan Peek, Co-Founder of America, Dead at 60

    July 26, 2011 12:59 PM EDT Little is known at this point about the death on Sunday (July 24) of Dan Peek, co-founder of the band America , who left the group in 1977 and then continued on as a somewhat reclusive Christian pop artist. The home page of Peek's official we ...

  9. Updated: Lilith Fair To Return In 2010

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lilith Fair will re-launch with a tour in 2010, according to an announcement from the Nettwerk Music Group. The festival will visit cities including New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto and Chicago, among others. Dates for the shows have not ...

  10. Kanye West Hits SXSW

    March 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT For a night, it was South By Kanye West. The rapper performed twice Saturday at the annual South By Southwest music conference and festival, dominating the final night of the live music event mostly populated by lesser known acts. In an expected b ...

  11. Jazz Briefs: Return To Forever, Spyro Gyra

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Legendary jazz-rock fusion band Return to Forever is the focus of two upcoming Eagle Rock Entertainment releases. The two-CD live recording, “Return to Forever Returns,” drops March 17. Coming May 12 is “Live at Montreux” in both DVD and Blu-Ray ...

  12. Metallica Tour To Begin In October

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night (May 14) during an intimate Los Angeles benefit concert that the band will follow the September release of its new, as-yet-untitled album with a tour in October. "That was the first show of th ...

  13. Return To Forever Reunite For Tour

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Legendary jazz/rock fusion group Return to Forever will begin its approximately 50-date North American and European reunion tour May 29 with a two-night stand at Austin, Texas' Paramount Theatre. The quartet, which hasn't performed toget ...

  14. Simon Webbe Teams With VH1 For India Shows

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop vocalist Simon Webbe, formerly of multi-platinum boy band Blue, is the latest western name to announce live shows in India. Webbe is undertaking a three-date swing through the subcontinent, promoted by VH1 India. His shows mark the unfurl ...

  15. Scissor Sisters Still Dancin' Away With Euro Charts

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's pan-European charts welcome another double-winner, as Scissor Sisters move 2-1 with "Ta-Dah" (Polydor) on European Top 100 Albums and with "I Dont' Feel Like Dancin'" on Eurochart Hot 100 Billboard� ...

  16. Korn Coming To A Theater Near You

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Korn is gearing up its marketing efforts in support of an upcoming DVD release, "Korn: Live On The Other Side." The release will premiere at 100 cinemas nationwide June 19, through National CineMedia' Korn is gearing up its marketin ...

  17. System Of A Down, Mars Volta Plan Summer Tour

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT System Of A Down and the Mars Volta will team for a two-month North American tour later this year. Dates and venues have yet to be announced for the outing, which will begin in early August and featur System Of A Down and the Mars Volta will team ...

  18. Crowes To Get Back On Stage

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following months of speculation, the Black Crowes will return to the concert stage for five New York performances, billed by brothers and founding members Chris and Rich Robinson as "All Join Hands." Following months of speculation, the ...

  19. Country Writer Mack Vickery Dies

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mack Vickery, who wrote hits for George Strait, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ricky Van Shelton, died Dec. 21 of an apparent heart attack, according to The Tennessean. He was 66. Mack Vickery, who wrote hits for George Strait, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ricky Van ...

  20. Cracker Barrel To Sponsor Krauss Tour

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal with Lebanon, Tenn.-based restaurant chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Billboard.biz has learned. Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal ...

  21. Who's 'Wight' DVD To Get Theater Premiere

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Rock release to debut Aug. 9. Eagle Rock Entertainment is promoting its upcoming concert DVD from the Who, "Live at the Isle of Wight," in theaters and on high-definition television through deals with Regal Entertainment Group, AEG ...

  22. Burning Spear Inks Ryko Deal

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT pix/a/Apple_LR.gif Grammy-winning reggae artist Burning Spear has inked a North American distribution deal for his Burning Spear Records label with MRI/Ryko Distribution. First releases under the deal, due Tuesday (June 8) are the double CD " ...

  23. Wilson Nearly Crashes Usher's 'Party'

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Withstanding a strong charge from country newcomer Gretchen Wilson, Usher holds onto his place atop The Billboard 200 for a seventh week. His LaFace/Zomba set "Confessions" stays at No. 1 despite a 15 Withstanding a strong charge from co ...

  24. Wilson Nearly Crashes Usher's 'Party'

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Withstanding a strong charge from country newcomer Gretchen Wilson, Usher holds onto his place atop The Billboard 200 for a seventh week. His LaFace/Zomba set "Confessions" stays at No. 1 despite a 15 Withstanding a strong charge from co ...