1. Musicians Giving Back At New Orleans Benefits

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jon Langford, My Morning Jacket's Patrick Hallahan and Kimya Dawson are uniting in New Orleans next week for Musicians Bringing Musicians Home III, a concert "retreat" t Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jo ...

  2. A Deep Southern Journey

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do you call Southern music that's not soul our gospel, not country or blues or even crunk? Wayne Robins ponders that question while enjoying a steady dose of the Handsome Family, Johnny Dowd and I've been listening to a lot of souther ...

  3. Bloodshot Bundles Live Clips For DVD

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled retrospective DVD, which was produced by label co-owner Rob Miller. Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled r ...

  4. Billboard Bits: The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park The Sadies will on Aug. 8 release a double-disc live album recorded earlier this year at Toronto's Lee's Palace. "The Sadies: Volume 1" (Yep Roc) will feature 41 tracks engineered by St ...

  5. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. ...

  6. Bloodshot Celebrates 10 Years Of 'Sin'

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Acts slated to partic ...

  7. Hot Product

    July 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alejandro Escovedo A Star-Studded Tribute A top-shelf roster of artists has pitched in for "Por Vida," a tribute album for singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo due this week via Or Music. The set also boasts a previously unreleased track b ...

  8. The Executioner's Last Songs: Volumes 2 and 3

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It may seem ironic to choose murder, torture and lawlessness as themes for a compilation to benefit the National Coalition Against the Death Penalty, but Jon Langford & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts It may seem ironic to choose murder, torture and ...

  9. Corgan, Earle, Spector 'Waltz' In Chicago

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which organizers said raised $40,000 for Heartland Alliance's Neon Street, a local charit An eclectic array of artists shared th ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Billy Corgan, Doves, Robert Pollard Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been added to the lineup for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which, as previously reported , will be held Saturday (March 23) at Chicago's Metro. St ...

  11. Earle, Chicago Vets 'Waltz' Again

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt, and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin will join Nicholas Tremulis' house band for the fourth annual Waltz benefit. The event, set for March 23 at C Steve Earle, Wilco's John Stirratt ...