1. Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos to Release Solo Album in June

    April 08, 2016 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos -- whose band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night (April 8) by Kid Rock -- will be releasing a solo album, Greetings From Bunezuela! , on June 24. The 13-song album, arriving on eOne ...

  2. Veteran Texas Musician Mike Flanigin Teams Up With ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons on 'The Drifter': Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 17, 2015 1:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran Texas sideman Mike Flanigin made his first-ever solo album, The Drifter , with a little help from his friends. And after 25 years of playing, including a residency with Austin's famed Antone's house band, that list is impressive. T ...

  3. Ian McLagan Remembered at Austin Music Awards

    March 19, 2015 4:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 There were lots of winners at the 33rd annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday night. But it was a loss that resonated most deeply during the ceremony. Ian McLagan , the former Small Faces and Faces keyboardist and an adopted Texan who died on Dec. ...

  4. Future Islands, Pusha T Added to Toronto's NXNE Lineup

    April 30, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Future Islands, Pusha T and AraabMUZIK top the bill for Toronto’s North By Northeast (NXNE), the fully-integrated music, film and interactive conference that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Related Articles NXNE's Michael Hollett o ...

  5. Lou Reed Tribute: An Epic, Weird Night at SXSW for 'One Motherf---er of a Songwriter'

    March 15, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Alejandro Escovedo, Lucinda Williams, Spandau Ballet, Chuck Prophet, the Black Lips, Suzanne Vega and Sean Lennon were among the artists at the first full-scale tribute to Lou Reed since his death The absence of a full-scale, high-profile tribute ...

  6. SXSW Interactive: Daniel Glass, Britt Daniel, More on Why It's a Must for Music Biz

    March 08, 2013 2:17 PM EST Today marks the kickoff of Austin, Texas’ South By Southwest’s Interactive Festival -- now in its 18th year as its own distinct entity within the entire SXSW conference. But while SXSW Interactive started primarily as a hothouse for emerging t ...

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  8. Los Lobos Celebrate 'Kiko' 20th Anniversary in L.A.

    August 22, 2012 9:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The band revisited the album at the Grammy Museum on Tuesday "Kiko," the album that elevated Los Lobos from rootsy party band to ambitious musical trailblazers in 1992, had its 20th birthday celebrated in front of 200 fans and guests at th ...

  9. Bobby Bare Has Deja Vu at Historic Studio

    June 06, 2012 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a scene that made country legend Bobby Bare have a little bit of déjà vu. After all, he had been here before -- many times. "Shame On Me," "Detroit City," "500 Miles Away From Home," and so many others from his R ...

  10. Bruce Springsteen Plays Incendiary SXSW Show With Tom Morello, Jimmy Cliff, Arcade Fire

    March 16, 2012 11:01 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen played an epic 2-hour and 50-minutee set at Austin's ACL Live at Moody Theater (Photo: Getty Images) Bruce Springsteen came to South By Southwest to make a speech. He wound up making history - at least by the standards of hi ...

  11. Bruce Springsteen Captures SXSW With Epic, Raucous Revue

    March 16, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 In Nearly 3-Hour Set, The Boss and His Army (Including Tom Morello, Eric Burdon, Arcade Fire) Deliver Night of Live Magic B ruce Springsteen came to South By Southwest to make a speech . He wound up making history -- at least by the standards of his ...

  12. SXSW 2012: 8 Things Seen & Heard Wednesday

    March 15, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Which R&B hitmaker is looking to collaborate with Shakira this month? How did The Staves deal with a chatty crowd at their show? Here's 8 things from Day 1 of South By Southwest 2012 that you may have missed -- even if you were there. Billb ...

  13. Bruce Springsteen Surprises Austin Music Awards: Video

    March 15, 2012 12:49 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen didn't wait until his scheduled events to get into the swing of things at South By Southwest this week. The New Jersey rocker, who's delivering South By Southwest's keynote speech on Thursday, with an "intimat ...

  14. Bruce Springsteen Surprises Austin Music Awards: Video

    March 15, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen didn't wait until his scheduled events to get into the swing of things at South By Southwest this week. The New Jersey rocker, who's delivering South By Southwest's keynote speech on Thursday, with an "intimate& ...

  15. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  16. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  17. John Lennon Tribute Concert CD Out in November

    October 07, 2011 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Smith , Jackson Browne , Meshell Ndegeocello, Bettye LaVette and Aimee Mann are among the artists featured on "The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live From the Beacon Theatre NYC," which is due out Nov. 15. Proceeds from the 15-tra ...

  18. Patti Smith, Jackson Browne, Cyndi Lauper Toast Lennon's Legacy at Concert

    November 15, 2010 5:05 PM EST 0 0 0 "I looked to Yoko [Ono] for how to carry oneself as a widow," Patti Smith told concertgoers Friday (Nov. 12) at the 30th annual John Lennon Tribute Concert at New York City's Beacon Theater, just before ripping into "Oh Yoko!&quo ...

  19. Hear Los Lonely Boys Rock The Rolling Stones On New Live Album

    September 27, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Los Lonely Boys ' new concert album, "Keep On Giving: Acoustic Live!," isn't due out until tomorrow (Sept 28), but exclusively on Billboard.com we've got a special stream of their cover of the Rolling Stones classic, "B ...

  20. Melissa Etheridge Joins Hard Rock Calling Line-Up

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Rumer and Diane Birch have been confirmed for the Pepsi Max Stage at Hard Rock Calling in London's Hyde Park on June 26. As previously reported, Stevie Wonder will headline the 50 ...

  21. Los Lonely Boys To Release '1969' Tribute EP

    August 25, 2009 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was well before any of the three Garza brothers was born, but the magical music year of 1969 still contained "a lot of music we learned over the years and really influenced us," according to Los Lonely Boys bassist JoJo Garza. So the Te ...

  22. Eminem, Kiss, Flaming Lips To Headline Voodoo Experience

    June 25, 2009 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem -- in his first full-scale concert performance in four years -- Kiss, Jane's Addiction and the Flaming Lips are among the headliners at the 11th annual Voodoo Experience music festival, taking place Halloween weekend in New Orleans. Wide ...

  23. Stephen Bruton, Renowned Texas Musician, Dies At 60

    May 11, 2009 1:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stephen Bruton, the Texas-based guitarist and vocalist renowned for his work with Kris Kristofferson, Alejandro Escovedo and many others, died Saturday (May 9) at age 60 due to complications from throat cancer. Bruton was working in Los Angeles with ...

  24. Doug Sahm Remembered At SXSW

    March 20, 2009 9:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a tribute album coming Tuesday (March 24), the late Doug Sahm was the subject of two live homage's this week at South By Southwest. A Texas Tornados set highlighted a two-hour show on Thursday night at Antone's, which featured several ...

  25. Pete Seeger Turning 90 With Concert Celebrations

    March 18, 2009 12:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 American music legend Pete Seeger turns 90 on May 3, but the celebrations honoring his musical legacy and social activism will go on throughout the year. Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the environmental group founded by Seeger in the 1960s, is marki ...

  26. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will b ...

  27. Bruce Springsteen / Aug. 30, 2008 / Milwaukee (Veteran's Park)

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The hardcore sniffed that since this wasn't an "official" show and that anyone making the trek to the open-air, open-seating Veteran's Park concert grounds was bound for a let down. "This is the last official night of our &# ...

  28. Willie Nelson Anchors South Padre Music Fest

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson, Foghat, Los Lonely Boys, Blue Oyster Cult, Ghostland Observatory, Grupo Fantasma, Fastball and Alejandro Escovedo will lead the lineup for the second annual South Padre International Mu Willie Nelson, Foghat, Los Lonely Boys, Blue Oys ...

  29. South Padre Fest Gears Up For Second Event

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Foghat, Los Lonely Boys, Blue Oyster Cult, Ghostland Observatory, Grupo Fantasma, Fastball and Alejandro Escovedo, among others, will lead the lineup for the second annual South Padre International Music Festival, to be held Oct. 31 ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Kidz Bop & More

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen will on July 15 release "Magic Tour Highlights," a digital-only EP of tracks culled from Springsteen's current "Magic" swing. No physical release is planned. Bruce Springsteen will on July 15 release " ...

  31. Dave Matthews Band / June 9, 2008 / Independence Township, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North American summer tour, Mother Nature added even more drama to the mix. The Dave Matthews Band, by nature, does a big show. But for the seventh show of its North ...

  32. Escovedo Ready To Rock On 'Real Animal'

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo got to do something he hasn't done since his days in Rank & File and the True Believers. On his upcoming album, "Real Animal," veteran si ...

  33. Stagecoach Festival / May 5-6, 2007 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6) in Indio, Calif. For the audience, the calculated formulas that rule country airwaves won hands down, thou It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stageco ...

  34. Chesney, Brooks & Dunn Wrap Up Stagecoach Fest

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapped yesterday (May 6) in Indio, Calif., with back-to-back headlining sets at the Empire Polo Field from tour mates Kenny Chesney and Brooks & Dunn. The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapp ...

  35. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach f ...

  36. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

  37. Bloodshot Bundles Live Clips For DVD

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled retrospective DVD, which was produced by label co-owner Rob Miller. Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled r ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Bumbershoot, LeAnn Rimes, The Orb

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blondie, Spoon, New Pornographers, Steve Miller Band, the Thermals, the Bellrays, As I Lay Dying and Copeland are among the final additions to the lineup for the 2006 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Fest Blondie, Spoon, New Pornographers, Steve Miller ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Bumbershoot, Shakira, Reggae Sumfest

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sovereign, Alejandro Escovedo, Jose Gonzalez, the Veronicas, Particle, Great Big Sea, Sonya Kitchell and Rogue Wave are among the acts that have joined the Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sover ...

  40. Alejandro Escovedo Climbs Back In The Ring

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The road to has been a long one for Alejandro Escovedo on the way to releasing "The Boxing Mirror," his first new studio work since winning a fierce battle with hepatitis C. The road to "The Boxing Mirror" has been a long one for ...

  41. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam recharges on its eighth album, Tool stretches out on its fourth, Jewel ditches dance music in favor of more familiar fare and Wolfmother crashes onto U.S. shores in this week's Hot Product A new album from rock act Thursday, "A C ...

  42. Escovedo's 'Hand' Resonates With Immigration Debate

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alejandro Escovedo recently discovered that the music he wrote for the play "By the Hand of the Father" has continuing resonance... Alejandro Escovedo recently discovered that the music he wrote for the play "By the Hand of the Father ...

  43. Calexico Emerges From New 'Garden'

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico has put the finishing touches on its next studio set. While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour wit ...

  44. Escovedo Recording New Album With Cale

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alejandro Escovedo is working on a new album that is being produced by Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale. Alejandro Escovedo is working on a new album that is being produced by Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale. Due early next year, the ...

  45. Calexico Cooking Up New Album

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arizona-based rock act Calexico is at work on its next studio album, which should be out in the spring of 2006 via Touch & Go. Arizona-based rock act Calexico is at work on its next studio album, which should be out in the spring of 2006 via Tou ...

  46. Bloodshot Celebrates 10 Years Of 'Sin'

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Acts slated to partic ...

  47. Willie's Got Dylan For July 4 Picnic

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic will return to the Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas, this summer, with Bob Dylan and Los Lonely Boys on the bill. This will be the 32nd Independence day bash for Nels Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic wil ...

  48. Artists Aid Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Along with several large concerts in the planning stages, artists around the world are staging their own benefit shows for or donating to funds for the victims of the recent tsunami in Southern Asia. Along with several large concerts in the planning ...

  49. Nelson To Headline Texas Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Willie Nelson will headline a Texas benefit concert to help the relief effort for victims of the tsunamis in southern Asia and eastern Africa. "I started at the top," says musician Michael Hall of his Willie Nelson will headline a Texas be ...

  50. Lone Star Acts Benefit Iraq War Victims

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patty Griffin, Butch Hancock and Alejandro Escovedo are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a compilation that will raise funds for victims of the U.S.-led war in Iraq. Patty Griffin, Butch Hancock and Alejandro Escovedo are among the a ...

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