1. Wixen Widens Its Scope

    October 15, 2012 6:15 AM EDT Family-run forensic publishing rights specialist is offering new services for its wide array of clients Wixen Music Publishing, known for its forensic ability to find monies due, now wants to be known for generating incremental income too. The c ...

  2. Robert Johnson Feted at All-Star Apollo Blues Hall of Fame Benefit

    March 08, 2012 7:02 PM EST 0 0 0 The Roots, Elvis Costello, Taj Mahal, Chuck D and Macy Gray Among The Stellar Line Up A low-key Tuesday night in New York City set the scene for a casually brilliant night of Blues-with-a-capital-B at the Apollo on March 6 as The Roots , Elvis Coste ...

  3. Robin Thicke Joins Sharon Jones, Bill Cosby, Keb Mo' at Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 17, 2012 2:00 PM EST Robin Thicke, newly named Grammy Award winners Christian McBride and Terri Lyne Carrington and Sheila E. are among the artists comprising the lineup for the 34th annual Playboy Jazz Festival. This year, the festival will take place June 16-17 at t ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album, Nick Lachey Debuts Basketball Song

    March 11, 2011 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album for Record Store Day Four days after releasing their seventh album "Wasting Light," Foo Fighters are releasing a covers alb ...

  5. Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban Help Tenn. Flood Relief

    May 17, 2010 8:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music singers Brad Paisley , Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum joined other entertainment stars Sunday (May 16) in performing and answering phones to help raise more than $1.5 million for flood relief for Tennessee. "If there is a silver ...

  6. Eagles' Timothy B. Schmit Sets Solo Album Release Date

    September 15, 2009 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit is planning an Oct. 20 release date for "Expando," his first solo album in eight years, on Lost Highway. The 11-track set includes a variety of guests, including Kid Rock , Dwight Yoakam , Graham Nash , Keb ...

  7. Hancock, Hiromi Deliver At 30th Playboy Jazz Fest

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Riveting performances by 2008 Grammy album of the year honoree Herbie Hancock, contemporary jazz pianist Hiromi and singers Ryan Shaw, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Keb' Mo' kept things jumping at the Playboy Jazz Festival (June 14-15). Now in ...

  8. Famous Pals Lift New Solomon Burke Album

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul legend Solomon Burke says there's no great secret for getting major artists to write songs for his albums. Soul legend Solomon Burke says there's no great secret for getting major artists to write songs for his albums. "You call ...

  9. Sayles Salutes The Blues With 'Honeydripper'

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Director John Sayles has the blues on his mind with his new film, "Honeydripper," which premieres Dec. 28 in U.S. theaters. Director John Sayles has the blues on his mind with his new film, "Honeydripper," which premieres Dec. 28 ...

  10. 'Long' Is The New Short

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks re-emerge this week with the most personal album of their career. The Open Wide/Columbia set "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," which addresses the controversy The Dixie Chicks re-emerge t ...

  11. Dixie Chicks Get Personal On 'Long Way'

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks will re-emerge late this spring with the most personal album of their career. Due May 23 via Open Wide/Columbia, "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," which addre The Dixie Chicks will re-eme ...

  12. OnTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 12-18, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 12 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artists: Fiona Apple (also scheduled: Jack Black, Dermot Mulroney). "The Tyra Banks Show,& ...

  13. Dixie Chicks Eye Summer Tour

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks will return to the road in North America in late June for an all-arena trek, sources tell Billboard.com. The Dixie Chicks will return to the road in North America in late June for an all-arena trek, sources tell Billboard.com. The C ...

  14. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (als ...

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The eve ...

  16. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chick ...

  17. Jazz Fest Blooms With Dylan, CSN, LL Cool J

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed hundreds of artists for this year's 34th annual outing, which will be expanded to an 11-day festival for the first time, starting Thursday, A The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festiva ...

  18. Tunes On TV

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 11-17, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 11 "TLC: Life in 3D," MTV Featured Artist: TLC. "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute To Johnny Cash," CMT Fe ...

  19. Marty Stuart Cleared On DUI Charges

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drunken driving charges against country performer Marty Stuart were dismissed yesterday (Aug. 27), but he will lose his driver's license for a year for refusing to take a blood-alcohol test. Drunken driving charges against country performer Mar ...

  20. Cash 'Comes Around' On New 'American' Album

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Along with being treated to a slew of vault material and a pair of tribute records this year, Johnny Cash fans will be given yet another reason to smile Nov. 5, when the Man In Black's fourth collabor Along with being treated to a slew of vault ...

  21. 13TunesOnTV

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music related TV listings for March 25-31, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002 "Profiles at Wolftrap," BET On Jazz Featured Artists: Robert Cray, B.B. King, Jonny Lang, Keb' Mo'. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists ...

  22. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup fo ...

  23. Billboard Bits: 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars India.Arie, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, Mya, Master P, Lil' Romeo, Keb' Mo', and Bob Marley's wife Rita, as well as actors Christina Applegate and Carmen ...

  24. I'm Every Woman

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country blues singer/guitarist Rory Block takes a scenic side trip into soul music on this, her 14th Rounder set. Country blues singer/guitarist Rory Block takes a scenic side trip into soul music on this, her 14th Rounder set. The Ashford & Sim ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Keb' Mo', Big Pun, Suge Knight

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Keb' Mo', Big Pun, and Suge Knight. Contemporary blues artist Keb' Mo' has been personally invited to appear as a special guest at Garth Brooks' Nov. 14 concert special, which will be broadcast live on CBS. The on ...

  26. Browne, Helm, Others To Play Rainforest Benefit

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jackson Browne, the Band's Levon Helm, and Dr. John lead the list of musicians who will take part in the Rainforest Alliance's "Smart Sounds: Music for the Planet IV" benefit concert, set for March 6 Jackson Browne, the Band' ...

  27. Simon, DMB, McKnight Among N.O. Jazz Fest Actst

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.d Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on t ...