1. Arlo Guthrie Remembers Pete Seeger: 'He Brought Humanity Together With His Actions'

    January 31, 2014 11:50 AM EST The first time I ever got involved in anything that could be called controversial was when my class in the fifth or sixth grade took a trip to hear a Pete Seeger concert. I was going to school in Brooklyn, and the class went to the venue in a litt ...

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  3. Jay Farrar Tackles Woody Guthrie in 'New Multitudes'

    March 09, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Collaboration With Members of MMJ, Varnaline & Centro-matic Tops Billboard's Heatseekers Chart The day after Jay Farrar (Son Volt), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Anders Parker (Varnaline) and Will Johnson (Centro-matic) hit No. 1 on the Bi ...

  4. How Woody Guthrie's Lyrics With Jay Farrar, Jim James, Anders Parker and Will Johnson Topped Billboard's Heatseekers Chart

    March 09, 2012 11:00 AM EST The day after Jay Farrar (Son Volt), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Anders Parker (Varnaline) and Will Johnson (Centro-matic) hit No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers' chart, they hit Santa Monica radio station KCRW for a performance and interv ...

  5. Occupy Wall Street: When Music Stars Invade

    October 24, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye showed up and said not a single word (after all, his sheer presence speaks for itself). Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Tom Morello sang protest anthems with the people. Just this weekend, Katy Perry and husband Russell Brand swung by on their b ...

  6. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Stars Kanye West, Kung Fu Panda

    November 25, 2010 11:03 AM EST 0 0 0 A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid joined the giant balloon lineup as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade unfolded Thursday, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the annual extravaganza on a chilly, overcast morning. ...

  7. Kanye West, Jessica Simpson Performing at Macy's Parade

    November 02, 2010 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will have some big names to go along with the big balloons. Macy's on Tuesday announced the list of celebrity performers for the event later this month. It includes Kanye West , Jessica Simps ...

  8. Woodstock At 40: The Bands Reflect

    July 31, 2009 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard.com spoke to many of the artists who performed at the historic Woodstock festival about their thoughts and memories of the event that helped define their lives and careers. Joan Baez It was a once in a lifetime thing for me. (Playing on th ...

  9. Woodstock At 40: Billboard On The Scene

    July 31, 2009 2:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 In August of 1969, Billboard sent a young reporter, Daniel Goldberg, to upstate New York to cover the Woodstock festival. His report of the historic event appeared ont he cover of the August 30, 1969 issue of the magazine. Goldberg would go on to a ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Woodstock Box Set Unearths Famous Festival's Rarities

    June 05, 2009 8:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thirty-eight previously unreleased recordings -- from groups such as the Who, the Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jefferson Airplane -- will dot Rhino's "Woodstock -- 40 Years On: Back to Yasgur's Farm" box set, w ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Newport Jazz, Folk Fests Returning To Roots

    April 21, 2009 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lineups for the Newport folk and jazz festivals indicate both are returning to their roots. Joan Baez and Pete Seeger, who played the first Newport festival in 1959 and remain vital figures in the folk genre, are scheduled to perform again this year ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kick ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kick ...

  20. R.E.M., Bowie Set For Cobain Film Soundtrack

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains and Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard will be found on the soundtrack to "Kurt Cobain -- About a Son," due Sept. 11 via Barsuk. Tracks by R.E.M., David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bad Brains an ...

  21. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  22. Young, Nelson, Mellencamp Help Farm Aid Turn 21

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young were joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the organization's 21st an Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, Jo ...

  23. Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule Round Out Farm Aid Bill

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Los Lonely Boys are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for the 20th annual Farm Aid benefit. Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph & the Famil ...

  24. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Sheena Easton files for divorce from her husband of 11 months, documentary director Timothy Delarm, citing irreconcilable differences.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Veteran count ...

  25. Guthrie Steps Out

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Arlo Guthrie performs at hurricane relief fundraiser. Arlo Guthrie talks to the crowd Dec. 5 at Chicago's Vic Theater during his fundraising Ridin' on the City of New Orleans tour. Guthrie and friends are travelling via Amtrak's City ...

  26. Prine, Miller Top Americana Awards

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the Americana Music Association's fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, held Sept. 9 at Nashville's Ryman Auditori Veteran roots music artists Buddy Mill ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Sheena Easton files for divorce from her husband of 11 months, documentary director Timothy Delarm, citing irreconcilable differences.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Veteran count ...

  28. Pixies Unplug For Newport Folk Festival

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The Pixies will unplug for the first time in their career later this summer at Rhode Island's Newport Folk Festival. The g ...

  29. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a d ...

  30. Columbia/Legacy Readies 'Freedom' Box Set

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Columbia/Legacy will release the box set, "Freedom: Songs From the Heart of America," on Nov. 19. Featuring timeless recordings from Bruce Springsteen ("Chimes of Freedom"), Bob Dylan ("The Times They Columbia/Legacy will re ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Farm Aid, Who/Vedder, Motortrax, T. Hip The 15th Farm Aid benefit concert is set for Sept. 21 at the Post-Gazette Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., just outside of Pittsburgh. The lineup will include Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson, John Mellen ...

  32. ABC Celebrates America's Musical Independence

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For ABC television's special "In Search of America: A July 4th Musical Celebration," host Peter Jennings says he wanted to connect aspects of American life through its music. For ABC television's special "In Search of Americ ...

  33. Grammy Hall Of Fame Adds 55 Albums, Songs

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Willie Nelson's classic 1975 album "Red Headed Stranger" and Bob Dylan's 1965 breakthrough rock set "Highway 61 Revisited" are among 55 titles newly added to the Recording Academy's Grammy Hall of Fam Willie Nelson ...

  34. Philadelphia Folk Festival40th Anniversary

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. Moss in the 58-page ...

  35. Coldplay, Ash To Play U.K. Farm Aid

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian entertainer Rolf Harris are the first acts confirmed for the inaugural U.K. Farm Aid benefit, set for Oct. 27 at the 50,000-capacity Millennium Stadium i Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian e ...