1. Bruce Robison Debuts the Story-Telling New Single 'Sweet Dreams': Exclusive

    April 07, 2017 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though he has released two well-received duet albums with his wife, Kelly Willis -- 2013’s Cheater’s Game and 2014’s Our Year -- it’s been nine years since Bruce Robison has released a solo studio album. On April 28, the singer-songwriter will recti ...

  2. Amanda Palmer Changes the Way Albums are Funded Through Kickstarter

    June 13, 2012 7:20 PM EDT You may have missed it, but music business history was made May 30 when singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer raised $1 million in less than a month for an album no one has heard. She did this on Kickstarter, an online platform that has helped thousands ...

  3. Business Matters: Kickstarter Pledges Grow 259% To $99 Million In 2011

    January 10, 2012 8:27 PM EST Kickstarter Pledges Grow 259% To $99 Million In 2011 -- Of all the numbers shared Monday by fan-centric fundraising site Kickstarter, one stands out: $99,344,382. That's the dollar amount pledged to projects through the Kickstarter platform i ...

  4. Guests Sweeten Shaver's 'Real Deal'

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver tapped friends and compatriots to help out on "The Real Deal," his first new studio set since 2002. Veteran singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver tapped friends and compatriots to help out on "T ...

  5. Coldplay, Wilco, Crowes Lead ACL Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie, Doves, Buddy Guy, the Allman Brothers Band and Franz Ferdinand lead the lineup for the fourth Austin City Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Bla ...

  6. More Stars Join Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise funds for victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-p ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Shaver Birthday Bash Hits Austin

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billy Joe Shaver will celebrate his 65th birthday Aug. 16 with a show at the Paramount Theater in Austin. Signed on to appear are Guy Clark, Todd Snider, Bruce Robison, Jessi Colter, Jimmie Dale Gilmo Billy Joe Shaver will celebrate his 65th birth ...

  9. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn M ...

  10. Strait Heads Home On 'Honkytonkville'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait will on June 10 deliver "Honkytonkville," his 31st release for MCA Records. Bumped up from an originally planned June 24 release, the album marks the first time the country artist has re George Strait will on June 10 deliver ...

  11. South By Southwest Diary: Day Two

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 South By Southwest Diary: Day Two Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the cours ...

  12. 10TunesOnTV

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 3-8, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 3 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: O-Town (also scheduled: George Hamilton, Jane Krak ...

  13. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BO ...

  14. Home

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks managed to concoct an album of stunning simplicity. At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks m ...

  15. Hot Product

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Lee Ann Womack, Pulp, Mana, and more. 'Worth' Winning Most artists go into the studio hoping to record hit songs that will strike a chord with their audience, but country songstress Lee Ann Womack aims for more t ...

  16. Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony Nashville's star-studded tribute to Cash (Kindred Spirits, featuring Dylan and Springsteen), Dressed in Black seems certain to be overlooked, as it sports Arriving just weeks prior to Lucky Dog/ Sony ...

  17. Cash 'Comes Around' On New 'American' Album

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this year, Johnny Cash fans will be given yet another reason to smile Nov. 5, when the Man In Black's fourth collabor Along with being treated to a slew of vault ...

  18. Things Are Much 'Easier' For Kelly Willis

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For singer/songwriter Kelly Willis, motherhood has been the catalyst for many positive changes, among them a more confident, free attitude that blossoms on her second Rykodisc set, "Easy," due ...

  19. Eclectic Artists 'Dressed In Black' For Cash Tribute

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed in Black," has been completed, with contributions from the likes of Hank Williams III, Rodney Crowell, the Mavericks' Raul Malo, Rosie Fl The Dualtone Music Group ...

  20. Unreleased Live Set Among Cash Reissues

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday, Columbia Legacy has scheduled four more of the country music veteran classic albums for reissue in its "American Milestones" series, Continuing its yearlong celebrati ...

  21. Cow Hear This

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Compendia releases this Texas-centric compilation under the "Cowpendia" banner, and quite honestly, it aptly represents the thriving Lone Star singer/ songwriter scene via rough-and-rowdy cuts custom- Compendia releases this Texas-centric ...

  22. Alright Guy

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gary Allan has flirted with a major breakthrough on three previous releases, and with any luck, Alright Guy's edgier, superbly chosen fare will take him over the top. It's his best album yet, from the Gary Allan has flirted with a major br ...

  23. Country Sunshine

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Texas scene favorite, Bruce Robison steps out in a big way with this effort on his own Boars Nest imprint. A Texas scene favorite, Bruce Robison steps out in a big way with this effort on his own Boars Nest imprint. It's an impressive, if som ...

  24. Tim McGraw Joins The 'Circus'

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood," never mind gold or platinum, Tim McGraw rebounded with a vengeance.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> For an artist who laughingly confesses that his f ...

  25. Tim McGraw Joins The 'Circus'

    April 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go "wood," never mind gold or platinum, Tim McGraw rebounded with a vengeance. For an artist who laughingly confesses that his first album didn't even go &qu ...