1. 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 ...

  2. Willie Nelson Teams With Ryan Adams For New CD

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seventy-three-year-old music icon Willie Nelson collaborates with 31-year-old singer/songwriter Ryan Adams on his new album, "Songbird." Due Oct. 31 via Lost Highway, the 11-track set was produced by Seventy-three-year-old music icon Willi ...

  3. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Indie label Tony Nicole Tony Records files suit against Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS for alleged intentional interference with KISS drummer Peter Criss' contract with the label. 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom ...

  4. Red Light Opens Nashville Office

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Firm's roster includes Dave Matthews, Los Lobos. Firm's roster includes Dave Matthews, Los Lobos. News Dave Matthews ...

  5. Petty, Panic, Crowes, Fiona To Rock Vegoose

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, the Black Crowes, the Killers, the Raconteurs, Fiona Apple, the Mars Volta, the Roots and Damian Marley lead the lineup for the second Vegoose festiv Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Widespread Pani ...

  6. Robert Randolph Keeps Rocking On 'Colorblind'

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Valentino co-wrote several tracks, including current single "Wreck," cowritten and produced by Sean Garrett. A video for the official first single, "Turn the Page," produced by Jerkins, will be shot t Robert Randolph & the Fa ...

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty goes solo for the first time in 12 years, Pharrell Williams finally brings forth his oft-delayed solo debut, the New York Dolls recharge after a 30-year hiatus and Tapes 'N Tapes climbs the A new album from hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, ...

  8. Star-Studded Katrina Benefit Heading To DVD

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Performances like Elton John's "Levon," a duet by Dave Matthews and Jimmy Buffett on Neil Young's "Heart of Gold," Lenny Kravitz' "Hercules" and three songs from Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are among Nea ...

  9. Farm Aid Heading East To New Jersey

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 19th annual Farm Aid benefit will be held Sept. 30 at the Tweeter Center in Camden, N.J., just across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia. Farm Aid co-founders Neil Young, Willie Nelson The 19th annual Farm Aid benefit will be held Sep ...

  10. Joe Jackson / June 30, 2006 / New York (Town Hall)

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite not having a new album to plug, Joe Jackson spent three weeks last month touring the U.S., and whipping a handful of new tracks into shape, which should appear on a forthcoming (as-yet-untitle Despite not having a new album to plug, Joe Jack ...

  11. Sufjan Stevens Wins First New Pantheon Award

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sufjan Stevens has taken home the first New Pantheon Award for his 2005 album, "Illinois." Stevens beat out nine other finalists for the $5,000 prize, which aims to continue the mission of the now-def Sufjan Stevens has taken home the firs ...

  12. DMB Spending Summer On The Road

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. Keeping with tradition, the Dave Matthews Band will spend the summer on the road in North America. So far, 49 dates have been announced, beginning May ...

  13. Randolph's Family Rolling With Matthews, Clapton

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There are plenty of people giving steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph ideas for his Family Band's next album, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2003's "Unclassified." There are plenty of people giving steel guitar virtuoso Ro ...

  14. New Pantheon Awards Rescheduled For March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped to an as-yet-undetermined date in March. Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the ina ...

  15. New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen. The list includes albums by Animal Collective, Antony and the Johnsons, Fiona Apple, the Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Death Cab For The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon ...

  16. Lennon Celebrated With Live Tribute, Covers

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Lennon's legacy will be celebrated in the coming days via a live tribute on Sirius Satellite Radio to mark the 25th anniversary of his death and a covers project organized by Amnesty Internationa John Lennon's legacy will be celebrate ...

  17. Singer/Songwriter Chris Whitley Dies

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov. 20) in Houston at the age of 45 after battling lung cancer. The veteran Texas-reared artist recorded for Columbia, ATO and, most recently, Messenger R Singer/songwriter Chris Whitley died Sunday (Nov ...

  18. Disagreement Puts Shortlist Prize On Hold

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor, shining a spotlight on artists who have made exceptional albums that have fallen under the mainstream radar. Bu In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Pr ...

  19. DMB's Red Rocks 'Weekend' Heads To CD/DVD

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 stand at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which included a benefit that raised $1.5 million for hurricane victims, will be available beginning Nov. 29 in a vari Dave Matthews Band's Sept. 9-12 s ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. CSNY, Matthews, Norah Jones Set For Bridge School

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Event founder Neil Young will also perform with his CSNY bandmates David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Dave Matthews, Norah Jones and Bright Eyes lead the lineup for the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts, to be held Oct. 29-30 at ...

  22. Billboard Honors DMB With Humanitarian Award

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In recognition of its numerous charitable works, the Dave Matthews Band will be presented with the Humanitarian Award during Roadwork '05: The Billboard Touring Conference and Awards in New York. In recognition of its numerous charitable works, ...

  23. Farm Aid Turns 20 Outside Chicago

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday (Sept. 19) in the Chicago suburb Tinley Park, with a galaxy of stars pledging help for overlooked rural victims of Hurricane Katrina. Farm Aid staged its 20th annual benefit concert yesterday ...

  24. Radio City Joins MSG For Katrina Benefit

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters have signed on for a Sept. 20 benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Th Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, J ...

  25. Billboard Bits: DMB, Northern State, Nickelback

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, Northern State, Nickelback Dave Matthews Band's latest studio album, "Stand Up," is only four months old, but the group is already itching to make its sequel. Indeed, according to RCA senior VP of marketing ...

  26. Vegoose Adds Beck, High-Profile Evening Shows

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the bill for the Oct. 29-30 event at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium. The talent pool for the first Vegoose festival continues to grow. Beck, Sleater-Kinney and Devendra Banhart have joined the ...

  27. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Indie label Tony Nicole Tony Records files suit against Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS for alleged intentional interference with KISS drummer Peter Criss' contract with the label. 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom ...

  28. Kweli, Arcade Fire Among Vegoose Additions

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock acts Arcade Fire and Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO) and progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee have been added to the lineup of the inaugural Vegoose festival. Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock act ...

  29. Billboard Bits: DMB, 311, Filmmusicradio.com

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, 311, Filmmusicradio.com Dave Matthews Band has snagged one of Hollywood's top actresses for “Dreamgirl,” the latest video from its new RCA album, “Stand Up.” Appearing in her first film role since the birth of her tw ...

  30. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, the organizers behind Bonnaroo. As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews a ...

  31. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson set to perform. Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson set to perform. News Jack Johnson , Dave Matthews ...

  32. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthe ...

  33. 'Wind' Blowing In New, Rare Young Albums

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has christened his new studio album "Prairie Wind," which will be released as a CD/DVD package Sept. 20 via Reprise. "The DVD shows us recording the whole record," the artist writes on his Neil Young has christened his ...

  34. Bonnaroo Organizers Head West With Vegoose

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After months of speculation, the producers of the Bonnaroo festival have confirmed they will stage a mega-event in Las Vegas around Halloween. Produced by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, Veg After months of speculation, the producers of th ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Rusty Anderson, ZZ Top

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories about Wilco, Rusty Anderson and ZZ Top's Billy F Gibbons. Wilco will be among the artists appearing at the 20th anniversary edition of Farm Aid. As previously reported , the Sept. 18 show in Tinley Park, Ill., will feature the organizat ...

  36. Farm Aid Sets 20th Anniversary Concert

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For its 20th anniversary concert, Farm Aid will return to Illinois, the state where Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young staged the first event in 1985. The 2005 show, set for Sept. 18 at the For its 20th anniversary concert, Farm Aid will ...

  37. Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can Dozens of artists are poised to perform ...

  38. B&E: Mike Doughty

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Mike Doughty. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. The third time is definitely a charm fo ...

  39. Uni Classics Names A&R Veteran Novik To Senior Post

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prior work includes Dave Matthews, 'N Sync. David Novik has been appointed senior VP of A&R for Universal Classics Group (UCG). Novik, who is based in New York, will be responsible for discovering new artists and projects in the classical ...

  40. Hot Product

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band 'Up' With People Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emphasis on rhythm and groove on its new album, "Stand Up," due this week via RCA. Producer Mark Batson worked with members individually to build tracks from e ...

  41. Hot Product

    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The third album from Danish rock outfit the Raveonettes, "Pretty in Black" (Columbia), with guest appearances by Ronnie Spector and the Velvet Underground's Maureen ...

  42. Black Eyed Peas To 'Phunk' It Up On Tour

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas have finalized their summer tour plans, which in addition to headlining dates also include a handful of radio station-sponsored festivals plus three shows opening for Dave Matthews The Black Eyed Peas have finalized their summer ...

  43. Billboard Bits: DMB, SummerStage, Brian Setzer

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dave Matthews Band, Central Park SummerStage, Brian Setzer Dave Matthews Band will make a rare return to a small venue setting for a May 9 show at New York's Roseland Ballroom, the evening before the group's new RCA album, "St ...

  44. Anastasio, Harper To Headline Zooma Tour

    April 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals will headline this summer's inaugural Zooma tour, which is being assembled by Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainm Former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and B ...

  45. Dylan, Dave, Dead Crowd Bonnaroo Live Set

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews and the Dead lead the track list for "Bonnaroo 2004," an audio chronicle of the third edition of the Manchester, Tenn.-based music festival. The double-disc s Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matth ...

  46. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jack Johnson 'Dream' A Little Dream Dave Matthews may be the world's most unassuming rock star, but he's positively Axl Rose compared to Jack Johnson. With his T-shirt-and-sandals fashion sense and chilled-to-the-point-of-absurdi ...

  47. Johnson's On A Roll With Third Album

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews may be the world's most unassuming rock star, but he's positively Axl Rose compared to Jack Johnson. Dave Matthews may be the world's most unassuming rock star, but he's positively Axl Rose compared to Jack Johnson. ...

  48. Burning in the Sun

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave When we first heard Coldplay& ...

  49. Bonnaroo Sets Initial 2005 Lineup

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the Maytals are among the first acts confirmed for Tennessee's fourth annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Joss Stone and Toots and the May ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo, Ozomatli, Nadine Renee

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Bonnaroo, Ozomatli and Nadine Renee. The fourth annual Bonnaroo Music Festival is set for June 10-12. The hugely successful jam band fest will return to the same 700-acre site in rural Manchester, Tenn., about 60 miles South of Nashville. ...

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