The Avett Brothers

  1. Avett Brothers, Paul McCartney Heading for Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 18, 2013 8:38 PM EDT On next week's Billboard 200 chart, Pearl Jam should secure its fifth No. 1 album, while rock legend Paul McCartney is heading for the top five with his latest effort, "New." Also aiming for the top five are the Avett Brothers, wi ...

  2. Catt Gravitt, Jon Stone Win Big at SESAC Nashville Music Awards

    October 29, 2012 7:56 PM EDT Women were the center of attention when SESAC kicked off Country Music Week with its annual Nashville Music Awards on Sunday night. The performing-rights organization gave its songwriter of the year trophy to Catt Gravitt, a woman who had at least ...

  3. 600,000: Mumford & Sons

    October 08, 2012 1:31 PM EDT Sound the banjos! A look at how Mumford & Sons' unique touring strategy and three years of hard road work paid off. "That was quite a sunset!" Marcus Mumford, clutching an acoustic guitar against his white button-up and olive- ...

  4. From This Week's Billboard: How Mumford And Sons Scored Highest First Week Sales This Year (So Far)

    October 05, 2012 4:02 PM EDT Below are excerpts from the cover story "600,000" -- an in-depth look at Mumford & Sons' album Babel which scored the highest debut week of 2012 -- from this week's edition of Billboard Magazine, which also features a featu ...

  5. Killers, Carly Rae Jepsen Aiming for Top 10 on Next Week's Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    September 21, 2012 9:58 PM EDT As previously reported , pop superstar P!nk is likely on course for her first No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The artist's new album, "The Truth About Love," is set for a chart-topping debut next week. Industry sources suggest that the ...

  6. Dave Matthews Band Scores Record Sixth Straight No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 19, 2012 11:00 AM EDT For only the second time in history, all of the top six albums on the Billboard 200 are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band's Away From the World at No. 1, the top six are new arrivals for the first time since the Oct. 11, 2003, chart. That wee ...

  7. Little Big Town, Avett Brothers Albums Aiming High on Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    September 14, 2012 9:08 PM EDT Next week's Billboard 200 albums chart is going to be a busy one, thanks to a bunch of hot new releases that dropped on Sept. 11. The likely leader on the chart will be Dave Matthews Band's "Away From the World" with more than ...

  8. Album Reviews: The xx, Deadmau5, Melissa Etheridge & more

    September 13, 2012 12:35 PM EDT DEADMAU5 >Album Title Goes Here< Producer: Deadmau5 Ultra Music Release Date: Sept. 25 He recently wrote on Tumblr that he plans to "unplug for a wee bit" as a result of being "pretty miserable right now." But bef ...

  9. Dave Matthews Band Heading for Record Sixth Straight No. 1 Album on the Billboard 200

    September 12, 2012 8:26 PM EDT Dave Matthews Band should become the first group to score six consecutive No. 1-debuting studio albums on the Billboard 200 next week. The band's newest release, "Away From the World," should open atop the tally next with more than ...

  10. Avetts' Americana

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT North Carolina folk-rock group maintains its humility, even while hanging with Dylan and Rick Rubin. Seth Avett says he doesn't know a lot about love, but he's learning fast. "Every time I think I know a lot about it, I'm broug ...

  11. MLB Fan Cave Offers Unique Concert Opportunities

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT There hasn't been a Tower Records on the corner of Manhattan's East Fourth Street and Lafayette for nearly six years, but now a whole new kind of musical experience has taken its place. The MLB Fan Cave, a TV studio/performance space ope ...

  12. Dave Matthews Band Asks Fans To Contribute Photos, Video For New 'Mercy' Video

    July 31, 2012 1:14 PM EDT Dave Matthews Band is inviting fans to take part in the creation of a video for its latest single, "Mercy." Individuals who complete one (or more) easy-to-follow photo and/or video tasks may find their images featured within the video. D ...

  13. Foo Fighters, T.I. to Headline Atlanta's Music Midtown

    April 24, 2012 10:37 PM EDT Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, T.I. and Ludacris will headline two days of concerts in September at Atlanta's Music Midtown. Organizers of the music festival announced on Tuesday that the event will take place at Piedmont Park. The musicians are sl ...

  14. MTV Announces 8 New Unplugged Performances With Florence + The Machine, The Civil Wars

    March 29, 2012 11:10 AM EDT MTV is bringing back its storied and award-winning "Unplugged" franchise for 2012, kicking things off with a performance by Florence + the Machine April 8. MTV Announces 'Hip-Hop POV,' New Late-Night Music Talk & Performanc ...

  15. Americana Music Awards: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons Honored

    October 14, 2011 12:16 PM EDT While historically Robert Plant and Nashville might not go hand in hand with each other, the legendary Led Zeppelin front man and Music City were pretty good for each other Thursday night (Oct. 13), as he picked up a top album nod at the 10th Annu ...

  16. Life Is Good Festival -- with Ray Lamontagne, Raphael Saadiq and more -- Hopes to Raise $1 Million for Kids This Weekend

    September 23, 2011 9:45 AM EDT Combining great music with an excellent cause, the Life is Good Music Festival is set to take place this weekend, September 24-25 at Prowse Farms in Canton, Mass. Headliners include The Avett Brothers, Ray Lamontagne, Brandi Carlile, Raphael Saadi ...

  17. Hangout Festival With Foo Fighters, Paul Simon, Black Keys Helps Gulf Coast Tourism Recover

    May 20, 2011 7:32 AM EDT GULF SHORES, Ala. - A year ago bad vibes from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and fear over the future of Gulf Coast tourism hung like rain clouds over the inaugural Hangout Music Festival this resort destination. Flash forward 12 months and the f ...

  18. Mumford & Sons, Justin Bieber Get Big Chart Bump From Grammy Appearances

    February 16, 2011 5:44 PM EST CBS' broadcast of the 53rd Grammy Awards shines bright on the Billboard sales charts this week, as a bevy of acts earn gains thanks to the show. Impressive, considering Nielsen SoundScan's tracking week ended at the close of business on ...

  19. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder Run The Farm At Bonnaroo 2010

    June 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z ran the farm in Manchester, Tenn. last night running through a blazing 90-minute set on the main stage of Bonnaroo, redeeming Kanye West's 2008 sunrise special and hip-hop's checkered festival past. Jay's set, though devoid of ...

  20. DMB Tour Launching In Tandem With New Album

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band will launch its spring tour April 14 at New York's Madison Square Garden, the same day its new studio album arrives from RCA. The as-yet-untitled set is being produced by Rob Cavallo. A number of songs have been played live ...

  21. Avett Brothers Join Rick Rubin At Columbia

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Avett Brothers have signed with Rick Rubin's American Recordings label via Columbia, and will release their label debut next year. The eclectic North Carolina group has recorded its entire career for tiny Ramseur Records, selling more tha ...

  22. Live Nation Secures Asbury Park Deal

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped in Billboard this week, Live Nation has reached a long term agreement to exclusively book Asbury Park's three best known music venues: the 1,600 capacity Paramount Theater, the 3,600 capacity Convention Hall and the legendary ...

  23. New Frontier Touring Recruits Kennedy

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jake Kennedy, sole agent and owner of Wanderlust Touring, has joined Nashville-based booking agency New Frontier Touring. Kennedy will oversee bookings in clubs and theaters, and for all fairs and festivals in the Eastern half of the United States ...

  24. Griffin, Avett Brothers Tops At Americana Awards

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Patty Griffin and the Avett Brothers were the top winners at the Americana Music Association's sixth annual Honors and Awards, held Nov. 1 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Griffin took home honors in artist of the year and the a ...

  25. Williams, Griffin, Avett Brothers Lead AMA Noms

    June 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin and the Avett Brothers lead the way with three nominations each for the Americana Music Association's 2007 Honors and Awards, which will be held November 1 in Nashville. The nominations were announced June 17 b ...

  26. Lohr Starts New Frontier Touring

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran agent Paul Lohr, former head of The Agency Group's recently closed Nashville office, has opened New Frontier Touring, and will continue to represent his core roster of acts. Veteran agent Paul Lohr, former head of The Agency Group ...