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  1. Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch Brings His Film, 'God Help the Girl,' to Park City (Q&A)

    January 21, 2014 12:32 PM EST If Stuart Murdoch had his way, at the very least, Katharine Ross's bicycle-riding scene from "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" would have been beamed behind Belle and Sebastian when they performed "Raindrops Keep Falling on ...

  2. Sean Lennon, Nels Cline Compose Music For 'Watchers of the Sky' Documentary (Exclusive)

    January 19, 2014 6:46 PM EST Sundance: 10 Must-See, Music-Related Movies Screening in Park City Sundance Kicks Off With 'Finding Fela' and the Fela! Band Cibo Matto, Nels Cline Join Joseph Gordon-Levitt for 'Move On The Sun' Sean Lennon and Wilco guitaris ...

  3. Fela! Band Will Bring Afrobeat to Sundance (Exclusive)

    January 13, 2014 2:28 PM EST The Fela! Band will give three performances at the Sundance Film festival to celebrate Alex Gibney’s documentary “Finding Fela.”   The band, featuring lead singer Sahr Ngaujah and musicians associated with the musical “Fela!,” will performance at ...

  4. BMI Announces Panelists for Annual Sundance Composer/Director Roundtable

    January 07, 2014 9:57 AM EST BMI has set the lineup for its 16th annual Composer/Director Roundtable for Jan. 22 at the Sundance House, presented by HP, in Park City, Utah. “Music & Film: The Creative Process” will feature include composer Craig Wedren and director David ...

  5. Nick Cave Doc to Premiere at Sundance, Among 118 Film Selections for 2014

    December 04, 2013 5:24 PM EST Documentaries on Nick Cave and of transgender singer Rae Spoon and a musical from Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian are among the 118 full-length films selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documen ...

  6. Backbeat: Dave Mason, Bleu, Paul Kelly at ASCAP's Sundance Lounge

    January 24, 2013 6:27 PM EST Dave Mason, Bleu and Paul Kelly were among the established singer-songwriters who took the stage at the Sundance Film Festival's consistently packed ASCAP Music Lounge. Each of the artists showed up with a bit of a different agenda: Kelly per ...

  7. Backbeat: Director Morgan Neville Gets Emotional at 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sundance Concert

    January 22, 2013 9:10 AM EST "Twenty Feet From Stardom" director Morgan Neville admitted he was nearly in tears seeing the subjects of his documentary on back-up singers gathered at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. Seeing the singers  -- Merry Clayton, Da ...

  8. Exclusive Q&A: Don Henley and Glenn Frey on 'History of the Eagles, Part One'

    January 21, 2013 5:59 PM EST Glenn Frey offered a novel idea during a Q&A after the premiere of "History of the Eagles, Part One" that would combine live performance and the new film. "We're looking to go back on the rood and do some shows soon, maybe ...

  9. Backbeat: Director Morgan Neville Gets Emotional at 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sundance Concert

    January 21, 2013 12:46 PM EST "Twenty Feet From Stardom" director Morgan Neville admitted he was nearly in tears seeing the subjects of his documentary on back-up singers gathered at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night. Seeing the singers  -- Merry Clayton, Da ...

  10. 'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sell At Sundance

    January 21, 2013 10:27 AM EST Add "Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer" to the growing music-centric documentaries sold at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO Documentary Films acquired U.S. TV rights to the political documentary that received its world premiere Jan. 18. The film ...

  11. Publishing Briefs: Reach, Downtown, House of Hassle, BMG Chrysalis, Patrick Joseph, Windish, More

    December 21, 2012 9:33 AM EST Reach Music Links With Zac Brown, Band, Southern Ground Reach Music Publishing has signed a worldwide publishing-administration agreement with Zac Brown, founder of the Zac Brown Band. In addition, Reach Music will administer publishing for artist ...

  12. Road Work: Future Island, Nicki Bluhm and the Gamblers, The Milk Carton Kids, Old Crow Medicine Show

    July 26, 2012 2:05 PM EDT To infinity and beyond: Baltimore synth-pop trio Future Islands continues to tour behind last year's "On the Water" (Thrill Jockey), playing hometown venue Current Gallery on July 27 before hitting Catalyst Nightclub in Santa Cruz, ...

  13. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Premieres 'I Love Jenni' Season Two At Party With Gerardo Ortiz, mun2 Execs

    March 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST Regional Mexican singers Jenni Rivera and Gerardo Ortiz at the launch party for Rivera's "I Love Jenni" reality program at My House in Hollywood. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera capped off the premiere pa ...

  14. Business Matters: Vevo Opens Up on Super Bowl Piracy Blunder, RIAA Chief Slams Google

    February 10, 2012 5:07 PM EST Vevo In Hot Water Over Super Bowl Gaffe On Friday the International Intellectual Property Alliance released a report - its annual "Special 301" review -- that documents global copyright piracy. The IIPA calls for "swift action" ...

  15. Drake to Perform at NHL All-Star Game

    January 24, 2012 11:47 AM EST Drake, the hip-hop pride of Toronto, will toast the Canadian pastime of choice when he performs at the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game, which will be held in Ottawa, Ontario on Sunday (Jan. 29). The rapper will be joined by New York singer-rapp ...

  16. Sundance 2012 Backbeat: 'Filly Brown' Sdtk Features Jenni Rivera, Edward James Olmos Duet

    January 24, 2012 7:15 AM EST Regional Mexican star Jenni Rivera and actor Edward James Olmos may not sound like an obvious singing duo, but that's exactly what they're doing on the soundtrack of the new film, "Filly Brown." Olmos and Rivera are currently p ...

  17. Neil Young's 'Journeys' Plays Slamdance Film Fest

    January 23, 2012 7:00 AM EST PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Neil Young recalls how his first concert film with director Jonathan Demme was a lush, stately tribute to country music. He says their latest, "Neil Young Journeys," is more like an electric bolt, with a "grin ...

  18. Morning Heds: RIM CEOs Out, HMV's New Banking Terms, Does Facebook Make People Sad?

    January 23, 2012 6:45 AM EST If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA? Ars Technica For more than a year, the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America have argued that existing laws were insufficient to deal with ...

  19. Ice-T to Perform With Chuck D., Grandmaster Caz at Sundance

    January 13, 2012 5:26 PM EST Ice-T, Chuck D and Grandmaster Caz are scheduled to perform at the Sundance Institute's annual Celebration of Music in Film on Jan. 21 in Park City, Utah. Their performances are to celebrate Ice-T's documentary "Something From Nothi ...

  20. All-American Rejects, David Gray, Ingrid Michaelson To Perform at ASCAP's Sundance Music Cafe

    January 11, 2012 7:45 AM EST ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) today announced the lineup for its upcoming event at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Sundance ASCAP Music Café will return for the 14th year and feature performan ...

  21. K'Naan, the Low Anthem, Josh Ritter, St. Vincent, Guster Announced For 2011's Sundance ASCAP Music Cafe

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) today announced its lineup of events for this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City Utah. The eclectic slate of musicians performing at the publishing society's Sunda ...

  22. Sundance 2010 Music Events Announced

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Sundance Film Festival starts on Jan. 21, bringing 10 days of indie film and swag-heavy spectacle to Park City, Utah. And continuing the trend of recent years, music plays a substantial part of the entertainment offerings along Main Street. Be ...

  23. ASCAP Unveils Sundance Showcase Lineup

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers will hold a daily showcase, renamed ASCAP Music Café, at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The event will feature Wynonna, John Rzeznik (of the Goo Goo Dolls), Damien Rice ...

  24. Redford Takes Spotlight At GSMA Congress

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Oscar winner and independent film stalwart Robert Redford will headline Mobile Backstage, a special one-day mobile entertainment conference produced by the GSM Association and The Nielsen Company, owner of Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter. Red ...

  25. ASCAP Readies Sundance 'Music Cafe'

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is celebrating its 10th year of producing the "Music Café" at the Sundance Film Festival. This year's lineup includes such artists as Patti Smith, Ingrid Michaelson, ...

  26. M. Ward To Discover New Audience Through Jones

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Opening for such acts as the White Stripes, Cat Power, Bright Eyes and My Morning Jacket is nothing new for indie rock singer/songwriter M. Ward. But being handpicked to warm the stage for Grammy-winner Norah Jones is something different. This spr ...

  27. Music To Get Star Treatment At Sundance

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase in Park City, Utah, will feature a slate of eclectic live performances and ot Music seems to take a bigger role each year at ...

  28. Indie Film Company Using Flexplay For Promo Discs

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs of its documentary "I Don't Know Jack" at the Sundance International Film Festival this weekend in Park City, Utah. Had to Be Made Films (HTBMF) will hand out Flexplay discs ...