1. Bob Weir and Ratdog Lead All-Star HeadCount Jam in Brooklyn

    June 05, 2014 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Weir and Ratdog hit the lanes of Brooklyn Bowl last night for an intimate club gig in celebration of participatory democracy organization HeadCount's 10th Anniversary Benefit. The two sets were packed with a host of Grateful Dead classics a ...

  2. Morning Fix: Warner Acquires Assets of Major Chinese Biz Gold Typhoon Group; Live Nation, Yahoo to Daily Stream; Unsigned Unknown Wins Over Clear Channel

    April 29, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE WARNER ACQUIRES GOLD TYPHOON GROUP TO GROW CHINA PRESENCE Warner Music Group has signed a deal to acquire the recorded music catalog and artist roster of Gold Typhoon Group, one of the largest indep ...

  3. Rdio Wants to Stream Stronger, Launches 'Artists for Quality' Initiative with Grateful Dead's Bob Weir

    April 28, 2014 11:47 AM EDT Looks like Neil Young isn't the only veteran rocker with quality on his mind ; The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has teamed with Rdio on a program the company is calling "Artists for Quality." In a blog post , the company has dubbed ...

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  5. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  6. Backbeat: Capitol Theatre Debuts With Sold-Out Bob Dylan Concert After Lavish Restoration

    September 05, 2012 3:32 PM EDT The renovated Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on opening night. (Photo: Jem Aswad) One of the more welcome developments in the concert industry over the past several years has been the revival of many classic theaters, ranging from the U ...

  7. Huey Lewis Talks 'Frightening' New Song

    August 07, 2012 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 First New News in Over a Decade Could Be on the Way ... Lewis Says 30th Anniversary of 'Sports' Will Be a 'Big Deal' Huey Lewis & the News are starting to think about new music -- and even have something in their pocket alrea ...

  8. The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs

    The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs

    July 23, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 7/23: Staind, Phil Lesh, Murs bob weir , jonathan brooks , sugarbabes , frank ocean , Billboard , The Bangles , Aaron Lewis , Phil Lesh , The Road , Olsen Videos Phil Lesh Murs Aaron Lewis Billboard Bob Weir Frank Ocean Grateful Dead Jonath ...

  9. Phil Lesh on Recording New Music: 'What's the Point?'

    July 21, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are in their fourth year of touring with their latest post-Grateful Dead aggregate, Furthur. And as far as Lesh is concerned, the road is where Furthur belongs, so don't expect to see the sextet in the recording studio so ...

  10. Gathering of the Vibes: A Grateful Dead Fan's Dream (Almost)

    April 02, 2012 6:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Surviving Members to Perform, Separately... Also on Tap at July Festival: Avett Brothers, Primus, Bruce Hornsby The surviving four members of the Grateful Dead -- with their solo projects -- will join the Avett Brothers, Primus, Zappa Plays Zappa, S ...

  11. Grateful Dead Exhibit Coming To Rock Hall of Fame

    January 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead 's long, strange trip will be the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's next major exhibit. Titled, in fact, "Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip," the display will open April 12 as part of th ...

  12. Decemberists, Thievery Corporation Top 'Last Call's' Greek (Theatre) Week

    September 15, 2011 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NBC's music-oriented talk show "Last Call with Carson Daly" will kick off its 11th season Sept. 20 with performances filmed this summer at the Greek Theatre. Performances from last week's concert headlined by Thievery Corporation ...

  13. Jane's Addiction, Elvis Costello, Furthur to Headline Gathering of the Vibes 2011

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ane's Addiction , Elvis Costello and the Grateful Dead spin-offs Furthur and Rhythm Devils headline the initial announcement of artists for the 16th annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival, which will take place July 21-24 in Bridgeport, Conn. ...

  14. Norah Jones, Scarlett Johannson Sing on Autism Film Soundtrack

    January 11, 2011 8:53 AM EST 0 0 0 What do Norah Jones , Carly Simon, Scarlett Johannson, Ben Harper , Bob Weir , Steven Stills and Vincent Gallo have in common? All have lent their voices to the soundtrack for a documentary about autism, which will be released Tuesday on iTunes. &qu ...

  15. Hot Tours: Michael Bublé, Furthur, Rod Stewart

    December 02, 2010 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Bublé takes the No. 1 ranking on the current Hot Tours tally with box office totals reported from the third North American leg of his Crazy Love Tour that launched in March. The Canadian singer drew over 55,000 fans to five U.S. arenas, gros ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Meets the Dead, Perry's 'Teenage Dream' Leaks

    July 23, 2010 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Meets The Dead Justin Bieber appears to have spent his Friday afternoon hanging out with Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir . A photo posted to Weir ...

  17. Hot Tours: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Il Divo, Andrea Bocelli

    January 05, 2010 5:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Box office totals from 19 venues on the Trans-Siberian Orchestra winter tour place the rock ensemble in the top spot of this week's Hot Tours ranking. Ticket sales topped $9.8 million based on grosses earned from 29 reported shows. Of the 19 ar ...

  18. The Dead, Black Crowes Deliver At Rothbury

    July 05, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Forget Independence Day. Saturday was the day of The Dead at the Rothbury Festival, which came as no surprise to anyone paying attention to the plethora of Grateful Dead-related attire worn around the Double JJ ranch site or to the many Dead flags t ...

  19. Dead Members Looking Beyond Spring Tour

    May 05, 2009 7:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three weeks into its 2009 tour, members of The Dead says they're pleased with the proceedings and only expect things to get better. "It's a work in progress," guitarist Bob Weir tells Billboard.com. "It takes a lot of work t ...

  20. Dead Tour May Lead To New Music, Recordings

    April 12, 2009 8:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The spring U.S. tour by The Dead may well be the first step towards turning the band into a recording entity again -- or at least that's what the surviving members of the Grateful Dead hope. "I would think that if we stay on this path that ...

  21. The Dead Trip Up Scalpers, Prep 150 Songs For Tour

    March 27, 2009 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead are hoping that in addition to raising money for its Rex Foundation and other respective charities, an auction of prime seats for its upcoming tour will also put those tickets in the hands of fans, not scalpers. "We want to keep away f ...

  22. The Dead Returning To The Road In '09

    January 01, 2009 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Spurred on by two reunions at benefits for President-elect Barack Obama, the surviving members of the Grateful Dead will embark on their first tour in five years this spring. The Dead will hit the road beginning April 12 in Greensboro, N.C., and wil ...

  23. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  24. Hart: The Dead Happy To Rock Again For Obama

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Three of the Grateful Dead's surviving members -- Bo ...

  25. With Election Looming, The Dead May Rise Again

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Barack Obama presidential candidacy may give Grateful Dead fans reason to rejoice this year. The Dead's surviving members got together in February to perform at a Deadheads for Obama rally in San Fr A Barack Obama presidential candidacy may g ...

  26. With Allman Ailing, ABB Postpones Beacon Run

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band has postponed its annual run of 15 shows at New York's Beacon Theatre while frontman Gregg Allman recovers from treatment for Hepatitis C. The run was scheduled for May 5-24. The Allman Brothers Band has postponed its a ...

  27. Musicians Rock For Barack On Super Tuesday

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With primary voters going to the polls in 22 states on this Super Tuesday, a wave of artists as disparate as the Grateful Dead, Will.I.Am, OK Go and members of Pearl Jam are rallying support for Democ With primary voters going to the polls in 22 sta ...

  28. Green Apple Festival Expands Concert Locations

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In an ongoing effort to raise the profile of Earth Day (April 22), the third Green Apple Festival will expand this year with eight simultaneous concerts in city parks across the United States on April In an ongoing effort to raise the profile of Ear ...

  29. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  30. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  31. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance ...

  32. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tav ...

  33. Billboard Bits: SummerStage, Grateful Dead, Music Nation

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwright and the Black Crowes have been added to the schedule for New York's Central Park SummerStage, joining a previously announced slate that includes Joss St Ticketed benefit concerts from Rufus Wainwr ...

  34. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  35. Green Apple Fest Hitting NYC, Chicago, San Fran

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second Green Apple Music & Arts Festival will descend on New York, Chicago and San Francisco on Earth Day (April 22) with a lineup that includes Bob Weir & Ratdog, the Decemberists, Taylor The second Green Apple Music & Arts Festival ...

  36. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  37. Rock Legends Sue Over Graham-Sourced Recordings

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Some of rock'n'roll's biggest names have teamed up to sue the owner of a Web site that specializes in streaming rare concert recordings. Wolfgang's Vault offers thousands of recordings of rare audio a Some of rock'n'rol ...

  38. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  39. Billboard Bits: 'Midterms Matter,' Van Morrison, Nina Nastasia

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R. and former Phish members Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon are among the artists set to perform at the Midterms Matter tour. The multi-city outing, which encourages Americans t Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R. and former Phish memb ...

  40. 1970s Dead Studio Sets Refurbished

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The mid-1970s represented a particularly busy studio period for the Grateful Dead, and on March 7, Rhino will continue its Dead reissue program ... The mid-1970s represented a particularly busy studio period for the Grateful Dead, and on March 7, Rh ...

  41. Matthews Sets Sail For Caribbean Concert

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews will anchor a concert in the Bahamas in February which will highlight the Dave Matthews & Friends Caribbean Cruise Getaway. Fans will overtake the Royal Caribbean cruise ships the Ma Dave Matthews will anchor a concert in the Baham ...

  42. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  43. Merlefest Unveils 2006 Lineup

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Nickel Creek, Gillian Welch, Emmylou Harris and Pete Seeger are among the dozens of acts confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Americana-dominated Merlefest, which will Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Nickel Creek, Gill ...

  44. 'Family Music' Keeps Zanes Busier Than Ever

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite having new children's book and DVD projects in stores this month, Dan Zanes has no plans of slowing down. On horizons near and not so far for the popular "family music" maker is a U.S. tour, a Despite having new children' ...

  45. Columbia Inks Anastasio, CD Due In November

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. Columbia has signed former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who has spent his entire career on Elektra. The artist's label debut, "Shine, ...

  46. Rhino Readies Ramones, Dead Sets

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Ramones and the Grateful Dead will both be feted with multi-disc summer releases from Rhino. The Ramones and the Grateful Dead will both be feted with multi-disc summer releases from Rhino. Due Aug. 16, the box set "Weird Tales of the Ramon ...

  47. Dead DVDs Celebrate Band's 40th Birthday

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Grateful Dead's founding in San Francisco, as well as the 10th anniversary of the death of the band's reluctant leader, Jerry Garcia. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Grateful Dead ...

  48. Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza Bolster Lineups

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Two of this summer's major festivals have bolstered their lineups. Playing their first show in several years, the all-star collective the Word (John Medeski, Robert Randolp ...

  49. Recovered Weir Reschedules Ratdog Run

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" according to the Dead's official Web site, and the guitarist/vocalist has slated a 2005 tour with his side project Ratdog. Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" a ...

  50. Recovered Weir Reschedules Ratdog Run

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" according to the Dead's <A HREF="http://www.thedead.net" TARGET="new">official Web site</A>, and the guitarist/vocalist has slated a 2005 tour with hi ...

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