1. 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 ...

  2. Chart Beat: Green Day, Dave Matthews Band, Jennifer Hudson

    April 29, 2009 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Dave Matthews, Beasties, Pearl Jam For Outside Lands Fest

    April 13, 2009 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys will headline San Francisco's second Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 28-30 at Golden Gate Park. M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the Mars Volta, Black Eyed Peas, Ween, Thievery Co ...

  5. Dave Matthews Band's 'Big Whiskey' Is A Toast To LeRoi Moore

    April 10, 2009 12:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 From the bluesy sax solo that opens the album, to the inspired songs and performances throughout, it's clear that this one's for LeRoi. "Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King," the Dave Matthews Band's first album since 2005, is ...

  6. Dave Matthews Band Talks 'Big Whiskey'

    April 10, 2009 12:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 An exclusive video previewing Dave Matthews Band's new album and an in-depth conversation with Matthews himself. From the bluesy sax solo that opens the album, to the inspired songs and performances throughout, it's clear that this one ...

  7. Dave Matthews Band: Groogrux Album Preview

    Dave Matthews Band: Groogrux Album Preview

    April 09, 2009 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 In an exclusive preview, Dave Matthews Band plays and talks about the making of "Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King," the death of LeRoi Moore, and more. Dave Matthews Band , Pop , Dave Matthews , interview , Big Whiskey and the Groogrux Ki ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Woodstock's Michael Lang Seeking Sponsors For 2009 Festival In New York City

    March 21, 2009 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Lang said plans for a 40th anniversary Woodstock concert are "all speculative ideas" for now, but he hopes to bring them to reality this summer. The Woodstock co-founder told Billboard.com that his vision is "a free event...a ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews Set For Pete Seeger's 90th Concert

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, 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 ...

  12. Billboard Extended Q&A: Live Nation CEO of Ticketing Nathan Hubbard

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nathan Hubbard has spent the past year gearing up for perhaps the biggest challenge of his career. Actually, make that two challenges: one, launch what will soon become the world's second-largest ticketing company, and two, begin the process ...

  13. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  14. 'Smooth' Operators

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the late 1990s, Carlos Santana was still drawing big crowds to his live shows, but he hadn't had a top 20 pop hit since 1982. It had also been decades since he'd worked closely with Clive Davis, wh In the late 1990s, Carlos Santana was ...

  15. Crow, Matthews Rock Democratic Convention

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singing at the Democratic convention kickoff last night (Aug. 25) at Red Rocks outside Denver, Sheryl Crow dedicated her song "Strong Enough" to Barack Obama and then added a twist to the lyrics for t Singing at the Democratic convention, ...

  16. Crow, Matthews Rock Democratic Convention

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singing at the Democratic convention, Sheryl Crow dedicated her song "Strong Enough" to Barack Obama and then added a twist to the lyrics for the occasion. "Are you strong enough to be my man, or my president?" Crow sang to her ...

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Slipknot throws its "Maggots" a fresh piece of musical meat, the Game unveils a potential retirement album, the Verve storms back with its first set in 11 years and DragonForce looks to break further Pop/R&B artist Solange's " ...

  18. Neil Young Drafts Wilco, Death Cab For Tour

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has snared two of alternative rock's biggest bands to open for his fall North American tour. Death Cab For Cutie will open the first portion, beginning Oct. 14 in Minneapolis, while Wilco j Neil Young has snared two of alternative ro ...

  19. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead receives a sentence of community service and a f 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, count ...

  20. Farm Aid Heading To Boston In September

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Farm Aid will be held in New England for the first time this year when it lands Sept. 20 at the Comcast Center outside Boston. Farm Aid will be held in New England for the first time this year when it lands Sept. 20 at the Comcast Center outside Bos ...

  21. Jimmy Buffett / June 7, 2008 / Raleigh, N.C. (Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion)

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett has dubbed his 2008 summer tour "The Year Of Still Here," a title that denotes a bemused disbelief about the 61-year-old troubadour's continued success that is, needless to say, profound Jimmy Buffett has dubbed his 2008 ...

  22. Radiohead, Petty, Johnson Set For San Fran Festival

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be The U.S. festival frenzy continues wit ...

  23. Early Memories: The Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys while staging its usual annual awards telecast, the show's producers created an ingenious plan: They'd lessen the pres Faced with the daunting task of commem ...

  24. Willie Nelson's World

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran producer Buddy Cannon were approached about producing the iconic Willie Nelson, Chesney says he had two goals in mind. "I wanted to keep the element of Willie When superstar Kenny Chesney and veteran pro ...

  25. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: ...

  26. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  27. Monolith Festival / Sept. 14-15, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some brilliant ideas come from flashes of unexpected genius, something that could only be the work of a special mind. It takes another kind of subtle intellectual leap to make a seemingly obvious grea Some brilliant ideas come from flashes of unexpe ...

  28. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit conc ...

  29. Dave Matthews Blu-Ray To Feature Dolby TrueHD

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming "Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds: Live at Radio City" Blu-ray release will be Sony BMG's first offering that features Dolby TrueHD, according to High-Def Digest . The next-generation lossless technology was developed f ...

  30. 'High School Musical 2' Blasts In At No. 1

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the second biggest first-week sales tally of the year, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The set sold 615,000 copies in the United States acco With the second biggest first-wee ...

  31. 'Musical' To The Tune Of 615,000

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to Disney Channel's "High School Musical 2" makes a grand entrance at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with 615,000 units, the year's second-largest sales week. It's also the best debut for a soundtrack since 2002 ...

  32. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead receives a sentence of community service and a f 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, count ...

  33. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Van Dyk has a Talking Head and a Pussycat Doll in his corner on his fifth studio album, while Lori McKenna has Faith Hill and Tim McGraw in hers on her own new release. A long import-only second The self-titled debut from Floratone, comprised o ...

  34. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes an ...

  35. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. " ...

  36. Stone, Maal Stand Out At Live Earth Johannesburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The South African leg of the Live Earth climate change concert series staged at Johannesburg's Coca-Cola Dome today (July 7) featured sets from reggae stalwarts UB40, Soweto Gospel Choir, indie rocker The South African leg of the Live Earth cli ...

  37. The Billboard Q&A: Dave Matthews

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The eponymous front man chats with Billboard exclusively about not playing the hits, the magic of the Tuesday night gig, the art of making the perfect set list and how DMB's best album is yet to come. From humble beginnings in drummer Carter Be ...

  38. Matthews/Reynolds New York Gig Heads To CD/DVD

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will be released on CD and DVD just in time for the end of the summer. Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds' April 22 concert at New York's Radio City ...

  39. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  40. Nelson, Mellencamp Bring Farm Aid To New York

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a host of local farmers today (June 11) amid the Union Square Green Market to announce a Sept. 9 date for the annual Farm Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined New York ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Fooling April

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a focus on acoustic-edged melodic pop tied to classic and modern-rock sensibilities, Fooling April has appeared with artists like John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Dido, The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, Th With a focus on acoustic-edged melodic pop tied ...

  43. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert wo ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Christmas Jam, Lee Hazlewood

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In addition to his own band, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes has drafted Dave Matthews, the John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic, the Taj Mahal Trio and Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives for the In addition to his own band, Gov't Mule ...

  45. Re-Awakening

    November 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his third project, "Awake," Josh Groban at first wasn't sure what he wanted to accomplish. But he knew exactly what he did not want to do. For his third project, "Awake," Josh Groban at first wasn't sure what he wan ...

  46. Young Rocks With Pearl Jam, Wilson, DMB At Bridge School

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educationa Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in r ...

  47. Eyesight For The 'Blind'

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most bands fear the worst when their albums get bumped back from their original release dates. But for Robert Randolph and the Family Band, the two-week delay of its sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Color Most bands fear the worst when their albums ...

  48. Film Roundup: Ludacris Goes Elfin, Matthews Gets Dark

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family drama, respectively. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. Pict Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the si ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Groban Springs To Life With New Album

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists like Dave Matthews, Herbie Hancock and Ladysmith Black Mambazo lend a hand on Josh Groban's upcoming album, "Awake," due Nov. 7 via Reprise. Artists like Dave Matthews, Herbie Hancock and Ladysmith Black Mambazo lend a hand on ...

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