1. Ani DiFranco Cancels Songwriting Retreat at Former Plantation

    December 30, 2013 9:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Ani DiFranco has canceled an upcoming artist retreat that was scheduled to be held at a resort in Louisiana. The reason? The resort in question is a former slave plantation. DiFranco's "Righteous Retreat in the Big Easy," a four-day w ...

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  3. Gaby Moreno Makes New Moves

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Singer Gaby Moreno brings her soulful tunes to Latin audiences with her first all-Spanish album. Gaby Moreno presented her new album, "Postales", with a show at Los Angeles' Largo nightclub, turning the stage into a Pan-American hon ...

  4. Twitter 140: Page 4

    July 26, 2012 5:19 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX John Darnielle Lead Singer, Mountain Goats @Mountain_Goats Unlike the deeply personal, often emotionally draining songwriting in his long-running Mountain Goats project, indie rock troubadour John Darnielle uses ...

  5. Mike Doughty Opens 'Book of Drugs,' Says J.Lo & Music Thieves Saved His Life

    December 07, 2011 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 On His Soul Coughing Music: 'I Think It's Really, Really Bad' Mike Doughty's 2011 was not bad, not bad at all. The veteran singer/songwriter saw his latest collection of hypnotic, wistful, sometimes absurd acoustic-based missives ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Stevie Wonder on Drake's Album, 'London Calling' in Olympic Ads

    August 01, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Stevie Wonder On Drake's Upcoming Album Drake revealed that Stevie Wonder will be on his upcoming fall release, "Take Care," scheduled for October 24. &quo ...

  7. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez On 'Every Mother Counts' Documentary Soundtrack

    March 11, 2011 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Starbucks will release a companion CD to Christy Turlington Burns' documentary "No Woman No Cry" that will include music from Rosanne Cash , the Dixie Chicks , Jennifer Lopez , Madonna , Sinead O'Connor , Gwyneth Paltrow and othe ...

  8. Greg Dulli Wraps Work on Twilight Singers Album

    September 23, 2010 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the start of his first-ever solo tour looming on Oct. 8, Greg Dulli has finished work on the fifth Twilight Singers album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "Powder Burns," which is due out in early 2011. Dulli says that Twili ...

  9. Music Fans Brave Storm For Gulf Aid Concert

    May 17, 2010 7:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music fans braved a torrential rainstorm in New Orleans for a benefit concert raising money for fishermen affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Lenny Kravitz , John Legend , Ani DiFranco , Allen Toussaint and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , wi ...

  10. Music Fans Brave Storm For Gulf Aid Concert

    May 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music fans braved a torrential rainstorm in New Orleans for a benefit concert raising money for fishermen affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Ani DiFranco, Allen Toussaint and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band , wit ...

  11. Lenny Kravitz, Ani DiFranco Added to Gulf Aid, Cypress Hill Boycotts Arizona

    May 12, 2010 11:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lenny Kravitz and Ani DiFranco have been added to Gulf Aid, a May 16 concert to help families and the wetlands affected by the BP oil spill. Other scheduled performers include Mo ...

  12. Lenny Kravitz Among Headliners at Gulf Aid Benefit

    May 10, 2010 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 L enny Kravitz , Ani DiFranco and Mos Def are among the headliners for a benefit concert to support relief efforts for those affected by a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Kravitz, who lives part-time in New Orleans, was the first to sign up ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Greg Dulli and More

    February 18, 2010 7:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Lady Gaga wants to put jimmy hats on her fans' little monsters as she joins with fashion designer Jeremy Scott to promote his Proper Attire line of p ...

  14. My Morning Jacket Returning To Road With Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    January 29, 2010 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 M y Morning Jacket , the electrifying rock band that took nearly a year away from touring, is set to hit the road in April for a 9-date outing through several Southeastern states. The tour kicks off April 20 in Birmingham, Ala., winds up in Columbus ...

  15. Billboard 200 Undergoes Makeover

    November 17, 2009 11:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Billboard has announced changes in the methodology of the Billboard 200 and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, while a new sales survey, Folk Albums, will join Billboard's chart menu. Effective with the 2010 chart year, which begins with the charts ...

  16. Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Show Comes To PBS

    July 29, 2009 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Seeger has never paid attention to demographics or audience segments. His message has always been about inconclusiveness as a performer. And he's a performer in many senses of the word. "A musician, singer, songwriter, folklorist, lab ...

  17. Bob Dylan Closes Out Rothbury With Classics-Heavy Set

    July 07, 2009 6:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the first fully sun-soaked day of this year's Rothbury Festival, Bob Dylan sent fans home "Blowin' in the Wind" with a 90-minute, 17-song show to close out the festival's Odeum main stage. For the fourth show of his U.S. ...

  18. David Byrne Curates Bonnaroo Stage

    May 18, 2009 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Byrne is happy to be "the guinea pig" at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Art Festival. Byrne is helming the first artist-curated stage in Bonnaroo's eight-year history, presenting a Friday night (June 12) lineup that will in ...

  19. Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Concert: Watch the All-Star Jam With Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews + More

    Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Concert: Watch the All-Star Jam With Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews + More

    May 04, 2009 7:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Seeger leads an all-star jam with Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Tom Morello, Ben Harper, Ani DiFranco and dozens of others at his 90th Birthday Concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3, 2009. Pete Seeger , Bruce Springstee ...

  20. Springsteen Honors Pete Seeger At Madison Square Garden

    May 04, 2009 8:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 A star-studded medley of musical guests played tribute to Pete Seeger at a benefit concert for the legendary folk singer's 90th birthday. Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Ani DiFranco and John Mellencamp were among the 40 music ...

  21. Ani DiFranco Readies New Songs For Tour, Album

    April 09, 2009 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a new day in Ani DiFranco's world as the singer-songwriter looks ahead to following up her 2008 effort "Red Letter Year." "I have a bunch of new songs that I've been playing and kind of workshopping on stage becaus ...

  22. Tool, Widespread Panic Top Denver's Mile High Fest Lineup

    March 26, 2009 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray have been tapped to headline the second annual Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 18-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include Incubus, Ben Har ...

  23. Tool, Widespread Panic, Fray Onboard For Mile High Fest

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray will headline the second annual Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 18-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include Incubus, Ben Harper and Relen ...

  24. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3 ...

  25. Nelly Furtado Launches Indie Label

    March 16, 2009 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop star Nelly Furtado is not the first major-label musician to start her own label, but she is one of the few to do it with an indie. Furtado is launching Nelstar in cooperation with the Canadian independent label group Last Gang Labels. The Toront ...

  26. Bob Dylan, The Dead Lead Rothbury Lineup

    March 16, 2009 1:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead, Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes are among the top acts set for the second annual Rothbury, a weekend-long festival produced by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be h ...

  27. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U. ...

  28. Ani DiFranco - Present/Infant (Live)

    Ani DiFranco - Present/Infant (Live)

    October 01, 2008 2:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 In an exclusive Billboard performance, Ani DiFranco plays a live, acoustic version of "Present/Infant," a song from her new album "Red Letter Year." Ani DiFranco , Present / Infant , folk , performance , Live , exclusive , acoust ...

  29. Billboard Presents Ani DiFranco

    Billboard Presents Ani DiFranco

    September 29, 2008 3:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Folk/rock stalwart Ani DiFranco talks about what went into making her new album, "Red Letter Year," and gives Billboard an exclusive acoustic performance of the new material. Way Tight , Billboard Presents , folk , exclusive , vuclip , Red ...

  30. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T.I. transcends his legal woes on his new album, Jennifer Hudson makes her long-awaited debut, Robin Thicke tries to build on his sophomore success and Faith Hill gets serious about a Christmas album Holiday albums from Bela Fleck and Flecktones (&q ...

  31. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies follo ...

  32. Ani DiFranco Looks Toward 'Red Letter Year'

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ani DiFranco is notorious for releasing an album a year and 2008 will be no exception. Ani DiFranco is notorious for releasing an album a year and 2008 will be no exception. "Red Letter Year," the artist's 20th release since 1990, wil ...

  33. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single " ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Telluride Bluegrass, Steve Reich, The Notwist

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the Frames, Arlo Guthrie, the Swell Season, Bela Fleck, the Del McCoury Band and Solomon Burke lead the lineup for the 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festi Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Ani DiFranco, the ...

  35. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barre ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Langerado Festival, John Mayer, Howlin' Rain

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311, the National, Phil Lesh, Matisyahu, !!! and the Walkmen are confirmed to perform at the 2008 Langerado Festival, to b R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Be ...

  37. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U. ...

  38. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry ...

  39. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy illness. He is 74. Atlanta-born Drusky studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music career. He placed 42 s 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies follo ...

  40. Ani Looks Back

    September 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "No hit singles. No platinum albums. No compromises." That's as good a summation of Ani DiFranco's career as any well-heeled Madison Avenue copywriter could conjure, but like all things DiFranco, this "No hit singles. No pla ...

  41. Redefining The 'Canon': Ani DiFranco

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "No hit singles. No platinum albums. No compromises." That's as good a summation of Ani DiFranco's career as any well-heeled Madison Avenue copywriter could conjure, but like all things DiFranco, this "No hit singles. No pla ...

  42. Springsteen, Seeger Team Up For New Recordings

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New recordings featuring both Bruce Springsteen and folk legend Pete Seeger will appear on two separate albums this fall. New recordings featuring both Bruce Springsteen and folk legend Pete Seeger will appear on two separate albums this fall. First ...

  43. DiFranco Reinvents Oldies On New Retrospective

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco has re-recorded five old songs for inclusion on an upcoming retrospective, "Canon." Due Sept. 11 via Righteous Babe, the 35-song set sports new renditions of "Napoleon," Singer/songwriter Ani DiFran ...

  44. Hold Steady, Neville Bros. Set For Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, Richard Thompson and Joan Osborne are among the artists confirmed to perform as part of the 29th Celebrate Brooklyn free concert series, to be held thro The Hold Steady, the Neville Brothers, KRS-One, ...

  45. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single " ...

  46. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barre ...

  47. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper, Patti Smith, and Company Flow are among the entertainers on hand at New York's Madison Square Garden, adding some musical muscle to a 2002 - Spanish sisterly tri ...

  48. This Day in Music

    September 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Nearly 36 million viewers tune in for the 32nd Annual CMA Awards live on CBS television.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky dies following a lengthy ill ...

  49. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cassie leads a revitalization at Bad Boy with her self-titled debut, Rick Ross uplifts Miami hip-hop with "Hustlin'," Ani DiFranco roars back after taking a hiatus and Masta Killa salutes "Brooklyn" w A live DVD from U.K. si ...

  50. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

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