Lynyrd Skynyrd

  1. Charlie Brusco, Alliance Artists Join Red Light Family

    December 02, 2011 11:55 AM EST Atlanta-based artist management firm Alliance Artists has joined Red Light Management and is now operating as Red Light Management's Atlanta office, Billboard.biz has learned. Working directly with RLM founder Coran Capshaw, COO Bruce Eskowit ...

  2. Lynyrd Skynyrd-Themed Restaurant to Open in Las Vegas

    June 08, 2011 6:15 AM EDT In the never-ending search for licensing opportunities to exploit, iconic southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd will serve as the theme of a new restaurant set to open in Las Vegas at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino. Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer is du ...

  3. Publishing Briefs: Jamie Foxx, Universal, Imagem, 5 Alarm, Bicycle, EMI

    January 06, 2011 12:00 AM EST -- Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Jamie Foxx to an exclusive worldwide music publishing agreement. Under the terms, UMPG will administer Foxx's platinum-selling "Intuition" LP as well as his new studio album, "Best ...

  4. Web Trends: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bruno Mars, Robert Plant and more

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (As of 4PM): 19. Lynyrd Skynyrd Leonard Skinner, the man rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd named their band after, died in his sleep last night. Digg Music News/Videos 24 Hours: 1. The 15 Best Songs Performed on 'Glee' YouTube: Toda ...

  5. Loud & Proud Readies Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'God & Guns'

    September 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In an industry where most executives are always chasing something new and sexy, Tom Lipsky has carved a successful niche working with veteran acts. Combining his appreciation for seasoned artists with an understanding of what fans want and loads o ...

  6. Front Line's Dale Morris Deal Highlights Draw Of Country Artists

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There was an almost audible gasp on Music Row when Ticketmaster Entertainment revealed that its Front Line management division had acquired Morris Management Group of Nashville. Long known as a fiercely independent industry maverick, Dale Morris h ...

  7. Music Industry Veteran Joe Boyland Dies

    March 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music industry veteran Joe Boyland passed away due to heart failure in his Nashville home on Tuesday (March 17). He was 61. In recent years Boyland, an artist manager and producer, founded Big Street Entertainment, and served as a consultant to Ea ...

  8. Lynyrd Skynyrd Keyboardist Billy Powell Dies

    January 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboardist Billy Powell died this morning (Jan. 28) at his home in Orange Park, Fla. He was 56. According to the Associated Press, Powell called 911 around 12:55 a.m. this morning, saying he was having trouble breathing. Rescue cre ...

  9. Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd Team For Summer Run

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd will team up for a run of co-headlining dates in August, beginning Aug. 8 in Oklahoma City. The shed tour, under the "Rock and Rebels" banner, will feature an opening act to be announced. Additionally, Skynyrd ...

  10. Skynyrd, Williams Plot '08 Run

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams, Jr., will reprise their successful Rowdy Frynds tour this year, beginning April 4 at the Giants Center in Hershey, Pa. Twenty dates are on the books, with Red Mountain Entertainment and Blue Deuce Entertainment on ...

  11. The Outlaws' Thomasson Dies At 55

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Southern rock guitarist/vocalist Hughie Thomasson, 55, died late Sunday of an apparent heart attack at his home in Brooksville, Fla. Thomasson was a founding member of the Outlaws, one of the most popular Southern rock bands of the 1970s, and was ...

  12. Lovett, Harris Man The Decks For Cayamo Cruise

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris will take to the seas together to headline the inaugural Cayamo music cruise, which will set sail Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. With other guests including Shawn Colvin, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin and John Hiatt, the crui ...

  13. McGraw, Skynyrd Saddle Up For Big State Fest

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here earlier this month, Tim McGraw will headline the bill for the first Big State Festival, to be held Oct. 13-14 at the Texas World Speedway in Bryan-College Station. Also confirmed to appear are Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lyle Lovett and his Lar ...

  14. Skynyrd, Barenaked Ladies Keep On Cruisin'

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Atlanta-based cruise company Sixthman has announced the return of three popular music cruises from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Barenaked Ladies and Sister Hazel, which will set sail early next year. Sixthman will launch Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man, the R ...

  15. Hank Williams, Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd To Hit The Road

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hank Williams, Jr., and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd will co-headline the Rowdy Frynds arena tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The initial run of shows includes 20 dates, beginning April 11 at the VBCC Arena in Huntsville, Ala. Other ...

  16. Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame March 12 during a ceremony at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. To be eligible for induction, this ye ...

  17. Lynyrd Skynyrd, 3 Doors Down Ready Tour

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will co-headline this summer for 15 dates. Lynyrd Skynyrd and 3 Doors Down will co-headline this summer for 15 dates on the Double Trouble tour, which begins June 25 at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. “These two bands have enjoyed a friendsh ...

  18. Sabbath, Blondie Lead Rock Hall's 2006 Class

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event will be broadcast March 21 on VH1. Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wave pop crossover combo Blondie, late jazz legend Miles Davis, southern rock mainstays Lynyrd Skynyrd, notorious punk outfit the Sex Pistols and A&M Record ...

  19. Rock Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sabbath, Miles Davis, Sex Pistols to be honored. Black Sabbath, Miles Davis and the Sex Pistols are among five musical legends to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation will hold its induction ce ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Vector Grabs Hank Williams Jr.

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country vet moves on after death of longtime manager. Country artist Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Vector Management in Nashville. His longtime manager, Merle Kilgore, passed away Feb. 6 from congestive heart failure. Vector's other clien ...

  22. Vector Grabs Hank Williams Jr.

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country vet moves on after death of longtime manager. Country artist Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Vector Management in Nashville. His longtime manager, Merle Kilgore, passed away Feb. 6 from congestive heart failure. Vector's other clien ...

  23. Lopez, Anthony To Duet At Grammys

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show to include tsunami fundraiser. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony will give their debut performance together during the 47th annual Grammy Awards. The Feb. 13 show will air live on CBS from Los Angeles. The couple joins previously announced perf ...

  24. 3 Doors In, Lonely Boys Out For CMT Special

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Doors Down replaces Los Lonely Boys for Country Music Television's <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000751123">live music special</A> also f 3 Doors Down replac ...

  25. Van Zant Finds Country Home

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Columbia Records Nashville has signed Van Zant, a duo made up of brothers Johnny (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Donnie (38 Special) Van Zant. Columbia Records Nashville has signed Van Zant, a duo made up of brothers Johnny (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Donnie (38 Sp ...

  26. Skynyrd Set For CMT Super Bowl Special

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST CMT will air a live music special featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd, Los Lonely Boys and Jo Dee Messina from the Jacksonville (Fla.) Veterans Memorial Arena, sources say. The show will be held Feb. 5, the nigh CMT will air a live music special featuring Ly ...

  27. Skynyrd Set For CMT Super Bowl Special

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST CMT will air a live music special featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd, Los Lonely Boys and Jo Dee Messina from the Jacksonville (Fla.) Veterans Memorial Arena, sources say. The show will be held Feb. 5, the nigh CMT will air a live music special featuring Ly ...

  28. Lacy Van Zant Dead At 89

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Southern rock figure Lacy Van Zant died last night (Aug. 3) at his home in Jacksonville, Fla., due to chronic pulmonary illness. He was 89. Legendary Southern rock figure Lacy Van Zant died last night (Aug. 3) at his home in Jacksonville ...

  29. On The Road

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Michael Cartellone's Road Series paintings capture a color-themed snapshot of touring life. Read Ray Waddell's column. Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Michael Cartellone's Road Series paintings capture a color-themed s ...

  30. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to &#x00A3;17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...

  31. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to &#x00A3;17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...