1. Eric Clapton Enlists Jeff Beck, John Mayer, ZZ Top For Crossroads Fest

    February 10, 2010 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band , ZZ Top , Jeff Beck , Steve Winwood , John Mayer , B.B. King and Sheryl Crow will join Eric Clapton at his third Crossroads Guitar Festival, which will take place June 26 at Toyota Park in Chicago -- where Clapton also held ...

  2. Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Topped By Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews

    February 09, 2010 1:26 PM EST 0 0 0 The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival h ...

  3. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Top Bonnaroo Fest Lineup

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival ...

  4. Pearl Jam, MMJ, Aretha Head To 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest

    December 15, 2009 8:32 AM EST 0 0 0 P earl Jam , Aretha Franklin and, making its first appearance since February 2009, My Morning Jacket , are among the acts set for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to take place the weekends of April 23-25 and April 29-30/May 1-2 at Fair G ...

  5. Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck Reveal Tour Plans

    December 01, 2009 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Reprising their live collaboration in Tokyo earlier this year, guitar legends Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck have revealed three additional concert dates for next February in North America. The artists will perform together Feb. 18 at New York's Ma ...

  6. U2, Metallica, Jagger Celebrate Rock Hall Of Fame

    November 02, 2009 11:07 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 brought three generations of chart-toppers - Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and the Black Eyed Peas - with them onstage Friday at another night of mix-and-match magic at Madison Square Garden. Metallica brought the thunder to Lou Reed and Ray Dav ...

  7. Springsteen, Wonder Celebrate Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    October 30, 2009 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors music's most treasured acts, but this time it was the hall's turn to be feted. Bruce Springsteen , Billy Joel , Stevie Wonder and more celebrated the hall's 25th birthday with a concert that inclu ...

  8. Herbie Hancock Enlists Dave Matthews, Jeff Beck For 'Imagine' Project

    September 11, 2009 3:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 After Herbie Hancock won the 2008 album of the year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters," he did what anyone would do after a tremendous professional accomplishment: He sat down to watch TV. As Hancock watched the PBS documentary &qu ...

  9. Placebo Holds Off Black Eyed Peas On Euro Album Chart

    June 25, 2009 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" (Interscope/Universal) moves back to the top of Billboard's European Hot 100 Singles, but the group's "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" is again held off No. 1 on European Top 10 ...

  10. Lauryn Hill, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas Top Montreux Jazz Fest Bill

    April 08, 2009 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Black Eyed Peas and Lauryn Hill are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz festival, one of Europe's most prestigious summer music events, organizers said on Thursday. Founder Claude Nobs announced the eclectic line-u ...

  11. Jeff Beck: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

    Jeff Beck: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

    April 06, 2009 12:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Beck: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions interview , rock , Jeff Beck , HARD ROCK , Conference , Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Jeff Beck , Interview , Rock Videos Jeff Beck Interview Rock ...

  12. Jeff Beck Talks Hall Of Fame, New Album

    April 05, 2009 12:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck is hoping to take his current touring band into the studio this fall to start work on his first album of fresh material since 2003's Grammy Award-winning "Jeff." But he's not sure ...

  13. Jimmy Page Honors Jeff Beck At Rock Hall Of Fame

    April 05, 2009 10:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Page appearances are rare, but the Led Zeppelin guitarist was happy to come to Cleveland on Saturday to induct his longtime friend and former Yardbirds bandmate Jeff Beck into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist. "He's be ...

  14. Metallica, Run-DMC Inducted Into Rock Hall Of Fame

    April 05, 2009 1:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica shoved the mosh pit into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Heavy metal's heaviest hitters, whose menacing, monstrous sound has banged heads around the globe for decades, were inducted into rock's shrine on Saturday night, capping a ...

  15. Cleveland Rocks As Hall Of Fame Festivities Begin

    April 04, 2009 11:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the throes of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame mania, Cleveland was loaded with revelry on the night before Saturday's induction ceremony. About 1,200 people turned out Friday night for an official VIP induction pre-party at the Rock and Roll Hall ...

  16. Aerosmith To Tour With ZZ Top, New Album Delayed

    April 04, 2009 10:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Health issues and touring commitments have combined to postpone Aerosmith's next album, according to guitarist Joe Perry. Perry tells Billboard.com that the record sessions -- for the group's first album since 2004's "Honkin' ...

  17. Metallica, Run-DMC Get Rock Hall of Fame Induction

    April 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, whose monstrous sound continues to assault the senses and push heavy metal to its limits, headlined a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night that felt much more like a concert than an awards show. For the first tim ...

  18. Update: Metallica To Be Two-Bassist Band At Hall Of Fame

    April 01, 2009 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 It seems that Metallica will be a two-bassist band at this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. A day after former bassist Jason Newsted told Billboard.com that his replacement, Robert Trujillo, would not take p ...

  19. Eminem, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood To Present Rock and Roll Hall Fame Inductions

    March 20, 2009 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Eminem, guitar legend Jimmy Page and Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones are among the presenters for this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland. The ceremony will be held April 4 at Public Auditorium. Inductees we ...

  20. Beck Tempts Goldsmith Back To Management

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient Jeff Beck has announced Harvey Goldsmith CBE as his new manager. It is a return to the management field for the renowned promoter, who has worked with everyone from Queen to Madonna as well as both Live Ai ...

  21. Metallica, Run-D.M.C. Lead Rock Hall Inductees

    January 14, 2009 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Metallica, Run-D.M.C., Jeff Beck, Little Anthony and the Imperials and Bobby Womack will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an April 4 ceremony at Cleveland's Public Hall. Run-D.M.C. becomes just the second rap act named to ...

  22. Metallica, Run-D.M.C. Lead Rock Hall Inductees

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Metallica, Run-D.M.C., Jeff Beck, Little Anthony and the Imperials and Bobby Womack will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an April 4 ceremony at Cleveland's Public Hall. Run-D.M.C. becomes just the second rap act named t ...

  23. Morrissey Inks U.S. Deal, Plots Spring Tour

    December 17, 2008 6:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey has inked a U.S. deal with Lost Highway for the release of his new album, "Years of Refusal," Billboard can reveal. Due Feb. 17, the project will be issued in conjunction with the former Smiths frontman's own Attack imprint. ...

  24. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland, Ore., hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. ...

  26. Metallica, Run-D.M.C. Up For Rock Hall Induction

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica, Run-D.M.C. and the Stooges lead the list of nine acts up for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Five will be chosen in January for enshrinement during an April 4 cerem Metallica, Run-D.M.C. and the Stooges lead the l ...

  27. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  28. MARC RIBOT'S CERAMIC DOG, "Party Intellectuals"

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marc Ribot has been an active member of the NYC experimental music scene for years, lending his oddly shaped and often delirious guitar work to everyone from Tom Waits and Elvis Costello to the Lounge Marc Ribot has been an active member of the NYC ...

  29. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las ...

  30. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame durin 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic ...

  31. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. 2006 - Sandy West, drummer for influential '70s band the Runaways, dies after a long battle with lung cancer. He is 47. ...

  32. Guitar Heroics Captured On Clapton's 'Crossroads' DVD

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has learned. Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival will be immortalized on DVD Nov. 20 via Rhino, Billboard.com has le ...

  33. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  34. Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival / July 28, 2007 / Bridgeview, Ill. (Toyota Park)

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a higher purpose to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, raising money for the legendary axeman's Crossroads Centre rehabilitation center in Antigua. But when the show actually hits the There's a higher purpose to E ...

  35. Collaborations, Virtuosity Highlight Clapton Festival

    July 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos music, some jaw-dropping collaborations and more solos than Chicago has hot dog stands made Eric Clapton's second Crossroads Guitar Festival a Generous doses of Blind Faith and Derek &am ...

  36. Manager: Beck Not Touring With Page In Yardbirds

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Contradicting a published report, Jeff Beck's manager tells Billboard.com the guitarist has no plans to tour with Jimmy Page, Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty as the Yardbirds this fall. Contradicting a published report, Jeff Beck's manager tel ...

  37. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las ...

  38. Chart Beat

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, Neil Sedaka and more! THE 'WONDER' YEAR: Maroon 5 will never forget 2007, the year the group achieved its first No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100. Nor will the members of the band ever forget how they achieved ...

  39. Maroon 5 Makes 'Wondrous' Jump To Lead Hot 100

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the largest jump to No. 1 in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, Maroon 5 scores its first chart-topper as "Makes Me Wonder" soars 64-1. The move was fueled by digital sales of 243,500 download With the largest jump to No. 1 in the ...

  40. Clapton Flanked By Guitar Heroes For Summer Fest

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guests at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival, to be held July 28 at Toyota Park in Chicago. B.B. King, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson Eric Clapton will be surrounded by esteemed guest ...

  41. This Day in Music

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic, ZZ Top, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, the Dells and Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner are welcomed into the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame durin 2004 - Prince, the late George Harrison, Traffic ...

  42. Underground Garage

    February 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Brian Wilson co-hosted my radio show, we celebrated his "Smile" project, which he amazingly completed 40 years after starting and shelving it. At the end of the show, I jokingly said, "OK, now qu When Brian Wilson co-hosted my ra ...

  43. Album A No, But Plant's Honeydrippers To Play Show

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The death of Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun in December put the kabosh on a new Honeydrippers album Robert Plant planned to record this year. Plant tells Billboard.com that he and Ertegun b The death of Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet E ...

  44. This Day in Music

    October 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>George Martin, who produced most of the Beatles albums, lends his reputation and four decades of music business experience to a start-up Internet company catering to unsigned bands. Mart 2004 - In the midst of the Halloween ...

  45. Jeff Beck Ready To Rock On New Album

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 So how's Jeff Beck doing on his next album? "I wish you hadn't asked that," the British guitar legend tells Billboard.com with a laugh, before revealing that he plans to be quite productive during his So how's Jeff Beck doin ...

  46. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in bed at his New Orleans home. Sheehan, who had recently begun work on a solo project, is 31.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Th ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Jeff Beck, Ween, KeKe Wyatt

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitar god Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour Sept. 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Tampa, Fla., wrapping Oct. 1 at the Ikeda Theatre in Mesa, Ariz. Guitar god Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour Sept. 6 at Ruth Ecker ...

  48. Jeff Beck To Hit The Road

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dates roll out from Sept. 6. Guitar legend Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour on Sept. 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Tampa, Fla., wrapping Oct. 1 at the Ikeda Theatre in Mesa, Ariz. Beck, who just concluded a European tour, will pla ...

  49. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Johnny Cash returns to a Nashville stage and performs for the first time since has was stricken with Shy-Drager Syndrome the preceding October. Cash joins a surprised Kris Kristofferson, 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her f ...

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