1. Tom Jones Proves Why He's a Classic at Apogee Studios

    December 03, 2015 6:08 PM EST Is Tom Jones the poster boy for clean living? His just-released autobiography, Over the Top and Back , would suggest otherwise. But the state of his voice right now, at 75, is surely a testament to something, whether that's his healthier regim ...

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  3. Backbeat: Americana Music Award Noms With John C. Reilly, Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynn

    June 01, 2012 12:52 PM EDT (L-R): Amy Reitnouer, Editor in Chief, The Bluegrass Situation; Jed Hilly, AMA Executive Director; and Michelle Aquilato, marketing director, AMA, pose at the Americana Music Association's Awards nomination event. (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) John ...

  4. Ed Helms: Bluegrass Ambassador, Tiger Bed Maker, 'Office' Optimist

    May 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Talks L.A. Bluegrass Situation, John C. Reilly's Great Voice & the 'Work Cut Out for Us' If 'The Office' Gets Another Season The 3rd annual L.A. Bluegrass Situation will be taking place this weekend. Conceived by Largo p ...

  5. Billboard Power 100: Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch

    January 26, 2012 10:56 PM EST No. 46 Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch Owners Q Prime Twitter: @maindepowr (Mensch) Kings Of Rock... Q Prime owners Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch are the powerhouse management team behind the success of many acts through the decades, includi ...

  6. Jason Aldean 'Flying High' After Grammy Nominations

    December 01, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards reflect a mix of cutting-edge sounds and old favorites in the country field. In the Best Country Solo Performance slot,| SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED "I'm flying pretty high right now," Aldean ...

  7. Grammy Nominations: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    December 01, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 On a night when the Recording Academy recognized the genius of The 54th Grammy Awards nominations reveal love for music softer than the dance-party tracks that fill the pop airwaves, a victory of sorts for indie rock. Record and song of the year has ...

  8. Grammy Snubs (Beyonce), Surprises (Bon Iver), More (Skrillex!)

    December 01, 2011 7:21 AM EST On a night when the Recording Academy recognized the genius of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's "The Message," a pendulum coincidentally swung that may have brought a sea change in the Grammys. Rap is home to the old guard; ...

  9. Austin City Limits 2011: 15 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    September 18, 2011 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though Day 2 brought humidity and a veritable downpour to the Austin City Limits festival, a sold-out crowd didn't seem to mind at all, donning ponchos and the sheets they brought as picnic blankets to shield themselves and listen on. Billboard ...

  10. Newport Folk Festival Highlighted by Pete Seeger, Decemberists

    August 01, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Newport Folk Festival careened into Fort Adams State Park this weekend, selling out for the first time in its 52-year run. The festival, one of the oldest in the United States and recently enjoying non-profit status, joined veterans and neophyte ...

  11. Beyonce's '4' Debuts Atop U.K. Album Chart, Has Six Singles in Top 75

    July 04, 2011 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Yesterday's new U.K. sales charts from the Official Charts Company revealed a week of triumph for Beyoncé , in the wake of her headlining appearance at the Glastonbury Festival June 26. "4" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) sold 89, ...

  12. Gillian Welch Returns with 'The Harrow and the Harvest'

    June 27, 2011 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago, Mumford & Sons didn't exist. Neither did the Felice Brothers , or the Civil Wars , or Fleet Foxes . But the foundation of the roots music revival currently flourishing with those bands was laid when the soundtrack to "O ...

  13. The Decemberists' Hiatus Overblown, Says Colin Meloy

    June 13, 2011 4:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Colin Meloy is known for his brainy wordplay but there are two words he'd like to have back: "Long hiatus." Those words, uttered in an interview, rippled across the Twitterverse and left many with the impression that Meloy's band ...

  14. Conor Oberst Switches It Up On Bright Eyes' 'The People's Key'

    February 04, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 C onor Oberst says that when he started work on "The People's Key," the new album by his celebrated folk-rock outfit Bright Eyes , he was guided less by what he wanted the album to sound like than by what he didn't want it to sou ...

  15. The Decemberists Look Back to Roots for 'The King is Dead'

    January 17, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A decade after the band formed -- and five years and two albums after it signed to Capitol -- the Decemberists are returning to their folk-rock roots. At just the right time, perhaps: The team surrounding the Portland, Ore. band says this is the gro ...

  16. The Decemberists Let 'King' Songs Come Naturally, Eye Stage Musical

    December 08, 2010 9:04 AM EST 0 0 0 While The Decemberists have their hands full in the coming months with the Jan. 18 release of their sixth album "The King is Dead," fans could see a Decemberists-penned Broadway musical from the Portland folk-rockers in the future. "P ...

  17. 'Featuring' Norah Jones Track-By-Track

    November 10, 2010 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Over the years, jazzy pop chanteuse and pianist Norah Jones has teamed up with many of her favorite artists, and now she's collected 18 tracks for an entire album of collaborations on her tunes, their tunes, covers and even seasonal favorites l ...

  18. Jerry Lee Lewis Enlists Legendary Friends for New Album

    August 31, 2010 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 J erry Lee Lewis wants to make one thing clear: The title of his new album, "Mean Old Man," isn't a reference to the Killer himself. "No, it has nothing to do with me whatsoever," the 74-year-old rock'n'roll legend ...

  19. Norah Jones To Release Collaborations Albums

    August 19, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Norah Jones will release "…Featuring," an album featuring her musical collaborations of the past decade. The 18-songs set will be released on Nov. 2 on EMI's Blue Note Records. Ray Charle s, Willie Nelson , Dolly Parton , Outkast and ...

  20. Tom Jones Goes Gospel For New Album

    July 09, 2010 12:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 A French expression best describes the latest news from a Welsh phenomenon- Tom Jones has gone au naturel, and not just by finally letting his grey hair show. Just weeks after his 70th birthday, the legendary singer adds another page to his résumé w ...

  21. Dave Rawlings Tops Americana Awards Nominations

    May 12, 2010 2:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 D ave Rawlings is the top nominee for this year's Americana Music Association Awards. Rawlings, long happy to stand in the shadows as a producer and longtime collaborator with Gillian Welch , received four nominations, including album of the ye ...

  22. Dave Rawlings Steps Into Spotlight With 'A Friend Of A Friend'

    September 29, 2009 1:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Rawlings Machine started "accidentally," according to Gillian Welch 's longtime musical partner, as a vehicle to semi-anonymously road test some new material. But with the Nov. 17 release of "A Friend of a Friend," ...

  23. Indie Stars Unite For AIDS Benefit Album

    December 15, 2008 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in independent music have banded together to record exclusive songs for "Dark Was the Night," a double-disc album whose proceeds will benefit the Red Hot organization's work with AIDS research. In the works s ...

  24. Foo Fighters, Raconteurs Rock Austin City Limits

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the close of Austin City Limits on Sunday (Sept. 28), as Foo Fighters, the Raconteurs, Against Me! and Band Of Horses delivered powerful sets. Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the ...

  25. Paul Simon and Friends / April 24, 2008 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 You know something special is happening when Josh Groban shows up in jeans. The vocalist was one character amongst many to interpret the songs of Paul Simon -- and also to sing with the folk great -- You know something special is happening when Josh ...

  26. Simon's 'American Tunes' On Display In Brooklyn

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... Songs from every era of Paul Simon's long career were highlighted last night (April 24) at the Brooklyn Academy of ...

  27. Buffett, Crowes Sign On For Newport Folk Fest

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival, to be held Aug. 1-3 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob ...

  28. Buffett, Black Crowes, Power Set For Newport Folk Fest

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival, to be held Aug. 1-3 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. Other artists include the Avett Brothers, Levon He ...

  29. Foos, Plant/Krauss, Beck To Rock Austin City Limits

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Fes Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Kra ...

  30. Foos, Plant, Beck Lead Austin City Limits Fest

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park ...

  31. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  32. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  33. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival / April 27-29, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds Race Course)

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was aptly dubbed a miracle, because divine intervention -- manifested via major sponsorship from Shell Oil Co. and the sheer determina Last year's edition of the New Orleans ...

  34. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Da ...

  35. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Dav ...

  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. Bright Eyes Goes Orchestral On New Album

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 13-track set begins with "Clairaudients (Kill or Be Killed)," where an orchestral swell a la the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" gives way to lonely acoustic guitar picking and lyrics like "I thought An orchestra is an ...

  38. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  39. Miranda Lambert Not Withholding On Second CD

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breakthrough country artist Miranda Lambert will return May 1 with her sophomore album, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." Lambert had a hand in writing eight of the 11 songs; other artists contributing to the wr Breakthrough country artist Miranda La ...

  40. Calexico

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 My nephews, Jack and Chase are there to help blow out the candles on the cake. My Mom and Dad sing me a song in honor of the birthday. They are sweet. My face goes red and I sink into my sweater as my Los Angeles, CA Dec 5, 2006 Hotel Cafe We start ...

  41. New Bright Eyes Album Due In April

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Cassadaga" will be previewed with the March 6 release of the six-track EP "Four Winds," the title cut of which is the new album's first single. Conor Oberst's Bright Eyes will release its next album, "Cassadaga,&q ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 'Honey' Bunch

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stars vocalist Amy Millan will release her first solo album, "Honey From the Tombs," this week via Toronto-based label Arts & Crafts. Stars vocalist Amy Millan will release her first solo album, "Honey From the Tombs," this w ...

  44. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). & ...

  45. Bonnaroo Day One: Petty, Oysterhead, My Morning Jacket

    June 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The annual, sun-drenched music-marathon that is the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival kicked off its fifth year yesterday (June 16) with more than 14 hours of music. First-day highlights included Stevi The annual, sun-drenched music-marathon that is ...

  46. Stars' Amy Millan Dips Into 'Honey'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stars vocalist Amy Millan will release her first solo album, "Honey From the Tombs," May 30 in Canada and Aug. 22 in the United States via Toronto-based label Arts & Crafts. Stars vocalist Amy Millan will release her first solo album, ...

  47. Burke In A Country Mood On New Album

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Gillian Welch, Patty Loveless and Patti Griffin have contributed to Solomon Burke's upcoming album, his first full-length country effort. Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Gillian Welch, Patty Loveless and Patti Griffi ...

  48. Bright Eyes Gets Busy On New Album

    April 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bright Eyes is eyeing a spring 2007 release for its next Saddle Creek studio album. The three-person crew, whose current incarnation includes leader Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott, has tapp Bright Eyes is eyeing a spring 2007 release for ...

  49. Gillian Welch Gets Busy On New Album

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alt-country singer/songwriter Gillian Welch is currently in the studio hashing out her fourth solo set. The effort, which is as-yet-untitled, will likely be released by the end of the year, according Alt-country singer/songwriter Gillian Welch is cu ...

  50. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured arti ...

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