1. Martha Wainwright Working On Memoir

    March 24, 2014 12:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 A member of folk music royalty, singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright, is working on a memoir. Wainwright has a deal with Flatiron Books for "Stories I Might Regret Telling You," set to come out in early 2016. Wainwright is the daughter of m ...

  2. Austin City Limits 2012: Neil Young vs. Jack White, Dev & Gotye Ring in Saturday

    October 14, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White and Neil Young and Crazy Horse rocked old hits and tried out new material, while Bassnectar got the dance party going on day 2 of Austin City Limits 2012. Photos: Austin City Limits Friday Recap: Weezer, Black Keys Keep the Hits Coming In ...

  3. Backbeat: Rufus Wainwright Plays BAM, Why New Mark Ronson-Produced Album is Getting Big Airplay

    May 11, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Rufus Wainwright performs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday night. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Rufus Wainwright kicked off his U.S. tour Wednesday at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music , celebrating the release of his seventh studio album ...

  4. Jimmy Page Honored At Mojo Awards

    June 11, 2010 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin 's Jimmy Page was inducted into the Mojo hall of fame at a ceremony in London. The honor, supported by Universal Catalog Marketing, was presented at the Mojo Honours List ceremony at the Brewery venue in London last night (June 10) ...

  5. Rufus Wainwright Has Future In Shakespeare

    April 05, 2010 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Those three Shakespearian sonnets featured on Rufus Wainwright 's new album, "All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu," will not be the end of his interest in the bard's musical poems. Wainwright tells Billboard.com that he's wr ...

  6. Canadian Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

    January 19, 2010 11:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle , best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63. McGarrigle's brother-in-law, Dane Lanken, said the singer died at her Montreal home Monday night surrounded by ...

  7. Canadian Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle Dies At 63

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian folk singer and songwriter Kate McGarrigle, best known for performing with her sister Anna, has died of cancer. She was 63. McGarrigle's brother-in-law, Dane Lanken, said the singer died at her Montreal home Monday night surrounded b ...

  8. Wainwright Family Teams For Xmas Show

    October 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annual holiday show on Dec. 10 at New York's Carnegie Hall. A host of notable guests will join the Wainwright and McGarrigle families for their third annu ...

  9. Martha Wainwright / July 23, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martha Wainwright's voice and an unexpected Wainwright family singalong drove this NYC performance. With only her acoustic guitar, Wainwright began her set at New York's Highline Ballroom on Wednesday (July 23) with “I Wish I Were,” a simp ...

  10. Wainwright's Garland Gigs Head To CD/DVD

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans who missed Rufus Wainwright's live, song-for-song interpretation of Judy Garland's 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall can experience them thanks to an upcoming CD and DVD. Fans who missed Rufus Wainwright's live, song-for-song interpr ...

  11. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  12. Emmylou Harris Prepping Boxed Set, New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming months with two new releases, Billboard.com can reveal. It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but pat ...

  13. Top Acts Salute Harry Smith On Four-Disc Set

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and work of musicologist Harry Smith will be saluted by acts such as Elvis Costello, Beck, Wilco and Lou Reed on the four-disc boxed set "The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk M The life and work of musicologist Harry Smi ...

  14. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed Fill 'Rogue's Gallery'

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a handful of the artists who have lent their voices to "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys," due Aug. 22 via Anti-. Bono, Sting, Lou Reed and Nick Cave are just a han ...

  15. U2, Wainwright Rock Cohen Film Soundtrack

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker and Antony are among the artists paying tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen on the soundtrack to the new Cohen documentary " U2, Rufus Wainwright, Nick Cave, Beth Orton ...

  16. Martha Wainwright

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. On her self-titled, full-length debut, Martha Wainwright succeeds where so many baby-voiced female singers have failed. Though ac ...

  17. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (3 of 4)

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Phoenix, Little Birdy, Wolfmother and Martha Wai Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that w ...

  18. Dido, Robbie, Sting Sing For 'Bridget'

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New recordings from Sting with Annie Lennox, Rufus Wainwright with Dido, Jamie Cullum, Robbie Williams and Will Young will be found on the soundtrack to "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," due Nov. 1 New recordings from Sting with Annie L ...

  19. Emmylou Harris Says 'Grace'

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "Stumble From Grace," Sept. 23 via Nonesuch. The set is the follow-up to her acclaimed 2000 set "Red Dirt Girl," which debuted at No. 5 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Har ...

  20. Reed's 'Raven' Reinterprets Poe

    January 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 By his own admission, "The Raven" is the most ambitious project undertaken by Lou Reed in a recording career that now spans four decades. The new Sire/Reprise album by the former lynchpin of the Velve By his own admission, "The Raven& ...

  21. Cave Reschedules North American Tour

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will kick off a North American tour April 16-17 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. The trek replaces a fall 2001 tour that was canceled in the wake of the Sept. 11 terr Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will kick off a Nort ...

  22. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A more mature, confident Nick Cave is revealed on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 11th studio set, "No More Shall We Part." Reprise will issue the album April 10 in the U.S., while Mute released it Apr It has been four years since Nick ...

  23. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album of new material. In that time, the multifaceted Cave has curated a major London music festival, finished a screenplay It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad S ...