1. Fun Fun Fun Fest: Snoop Dogg, Slayer, Television Top Eclectic Austin Lineup

    July 10, 2013 11:40 AM EDT It will be an eclectic, nostalgia-filled weekend at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest, with Snoop Dogg, Slayer, Television and MGMT among the headliners for the three-day event to be held November 8-10 at Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas. Organi ...

  2. Cult Singer Rodriguez Risen in New Film 'Sugar Man'

    July 29, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Searching for Sugar Man" is a documentary about a musician very few people had heard about prior to this year. In the last six months, film festivals from January's Sundance in Utah through the Hamptons in New York on July 21 have pl ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  5. Portishead, Jeff Mangum, Public Enemy Highlight ATP Music Fest

    October 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fourth edition of All Tomorrow's Parties' annual East Coast music festival was one big greeting from Asbury Park. After three years of setting up shop on the charmingly dilapidated grounds of Kutsher's Country Club in New York ...

  6. Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous Dies At 47

    March 08, 2010 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 S parklehorse visionary Mark Linkous, 47, took his life with a gunshot to his heart on Saturday (Mar. 6) in Knoxville, Tenn. Best known for his unique folk-based soundscapes, the singer-songwriter, who recorded under the name Sparklehorse, released ...

  7. Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous Dies

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sparklehorse visionary Mark Linkous, 47, took his life with a gunshot to his heart on Saturday (Mar. 6) in Knoxville, Tenn. Best known for his unique folk-based soundscapes, the singer-songwriter, who recorded under the name Sparklehorse, released ...

  8. Pearl Jam Flows At Intimate "Austin City Limits" TV Taping

    October 04, 2009 6:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 After frontman Eddie Vedder sat in with Kings of Leon at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Friday (Oct. 2), Pearl Jam 's powerful 18-song set at KLRU's "Austin City Limits" PBS concert series taping on Saturday (Oct. 3), f ...

  9. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thiever ...

  10. Eddie Vedder Scales Back At NYC Solo Show

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last night (Aug. 4) during the third show of his summer solo tour at New York's United Palace Theatre, offering a 28-song set f Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied o ...

  11. Daniel Johnston / February 21, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somewhere safe to let go of ego and allow for open weeping. Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somew ...

  12. Spiritualized Dusts Off Oldies At NYC Gig

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stepping away from the grandiose live presentation that has become Spiritualized's hallmark, frontman Jason Pierce offered up acoustic versions of his catalog Friday (Nov. 16) at New York's Apollo The Stepping away from the grandiose live ...

  13. SXSW Finally Confirms First Round Of Artists

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Taylor Hicks, Daniel Johnston (with the Nightmares), Mastodon, Lily Allen, Paolo Nutini, Spoon, Mogwai, the Stooges, the Apples In Stereo and Amy Winehou Bloc Party, the Good, the Bad & the Queen, T ...

  14. BRIGHT EYES, "Noise Floor: Rarities (1998-2005)"

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A few years back, Saddle Creek bundled together Bright Eyes' first five out-of-print LP releases into a boxed set, indicating that there is interest in just about anything that Conor Oberst touches. A few years back, Saddle Creek bundled togeth ...

  15. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

  16. M. Ward Looks Beyond 'War' On New Album

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American music and history on his 2004 album "Transistor Radio," his upcoming set explores the human toll of warfare in the modern While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Green Apple Fest, Daniel Johnston, GWAR

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mickey Hart & Bela Fleck to headline free concerts during New York's Green Apple Music & Arts Festival , London pays tribute to Daniel Johnston and GWAR celebrates its 20th anniversary. Mickey Hart and Béla Fleck will headline a pair of ...

  18. Osaka Popstar Readies Punk-Driven Debut

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Misfts' John Cafiero and Jerry Only, the Ramones' Marky Ramone, Black Flag's Dez Cadena and Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Ivan Julian have completed their long-in-the-works debut as Osaka Popstar The Misfts' John Cafier ...

  19. TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, "My Dark Places"

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible wreck, indicative of the dark places Television Personalities mastermind Dan Treacy has been over the last eight or so years. "My Dark Places" is a paranoid, woozy and tangible w ...

  20. Top Acts Set For Spain's Benicassim Festival

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer. A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer. The event will be held Aug. 4-7 and feature per ...

  21. Beck Album Pushed To 2005

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although it had been penciled in for an Oct. 26 release, Beck's next Geffen album won't see the light of day this year. The as-yet-untitled set, which is being produced by the Dust Brothers and Tony H Although it had been penciled in for a ...

  22. Punk Vets Convene In Osaka Popstar

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan's dream. In recording the debut album for his band Osaka Popstar, the singer/guitarist has recruited former members of the Ramones, the Misfits, Black Flag and t John Cafiero is living a punk rock fan' ...

  23. Beck Gets A Hand From Jack White

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck's next DGC/Geffen album will boast an appearance by White Stripes singer/guitarist Jack White on an as-yet-untitled song. The new album, also without a title, is due in late October, according to Beck's next DGC/Geffen album will boas ...

  24. All Tomorrow's Parties Solidifies L.A. Plans

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival has solidified its lineup. The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, which was postponed until Sept. 26-28 due to "sluggish ticket sales, ...

  25. 'Fear Yourself' Finds Daniel Johnston Feeling Blessed

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On his 20th album, lo-fi veteran Daniel Johnston has teamed with a new collaborator for a new sound: Sparklehorse principal Mark Linkous, who produced the set and brought a new fidelity to Johnston' ...

  26. Update: Bowie Plays Booking Agent For Meltdown

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival, including Coldplay, Gorillaz, Suede, Mercury Rev, Supergrass, Pete Yorn, and Badly Drawn Boy. The event, which runs Jun David Bowie has selected a star-studded lin ...

  27. Noise Pop Adds GBV, Modest Mouse

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Guided By Voices, Modest Mouse, Big Star, Versus, Folk Implosion, and the Donnas have been added to the lineup for the 10th edition San Francisco's Noise Pop music festival, running Feb. 26 through Ma Guided By Voices, Modest Mouse, Big Star, V ...

  28. Rejected Unknown

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Texas pop savant Daniel Johnston has always been indie rock's prime example of outsider art. Texas pop savant Daniel Johnston has always been indie rock's prime example of outsider art. The underground tunesmith has a knack for blending in ...

  29. Johnston's 'Rejected' Album Finally Available

    July 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Rejected Unknown," a long completed but never properly released studio album by beloved singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston, is finally being made widely available. According to a spokesperson for the "Rejected Unknown," a long co ...