1. The Rides: Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd 'Can't Get Enough' of the Blues

    August 05, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Exclusive lyric video premiere: Cover of "Search and Destroy" by The Stooges The first album and tour by the new "supergroup" The Rides -- Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg -- are ...

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  3. Howlin' Wolf Guitarist Hubert Sumlin Dead at 80

    December 05, 2011 12:00 PM EST Revered blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin, who spent 23-plus years adding gritty leads to Howlin' Wolf's legendary voice and who inspired generations of axemen from Jimi Hendrix to Kenny Wayne Shepherd, died Sunday at a New Jersey hospital o ...

  4. Lenny Kravitz Returns With 'Black and White America,' Countless Partnerships

    August 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, Lenny Kravitz gave fans a taste of new music by tweeting a short clip of he and trumpeter Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews in the studio performing "Life Ain't Ever Been Better Than It Is Now." Video: Sneak peek of ...

  5. Grammys 2011: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 14, 2011 1:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Not all of the excitement at the 2011 Grammy Awards happened on the stage. Here's 15 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV. 1. Arcade Fire was in quite the celebratory mood over its Album of the Year win for "The Suburbs." ...

  6. Jimi Hendrix's Family Talks 'Anthology,' 'Day in the Life' Documentary

    November 17, 2010 3:17 PM EST 0 0 0 After a prolific 2010 that continues with the "West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology" box set out this week, the family-run Experience Hendrix label has a more modest, but no less impactful blueprint for the next couple of yea ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Eagles' Timothy Schmit Taps Kid Rock, Dwight Yoakam For Solo Set

    April 21, 2009 1:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Amidst touring with the Eagles and this weekend's Poco reunion at the Stagecoach festival in Indio, Calif., Timothy B. Schmit is putting the finishing touches on "Expando," his first solo album in eight years. The singer and bassist t ...

  9. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C. Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny ...

  10. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CB ...

  11. Review: Kenny Wayne Shepherd's '10 Days Out'

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kenny Wayne Shepherd: "10 Days out (Blues From the Backroads)" Producer: Jerry Harrison Reprise Release Date: Jan. 23 Kenny Wayne Shepherd passed for an old blues soul when he was just 18 and released his first album, "Ledbetter Hei ...

  12. Shepherd Jams With Blues Legends On New CD/DVD

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nearly three years ago, Kenny Wayne Shepherd departed on a 10-day tour to collaborate with some of the most notable blues veterans available. Nearly three years ago, Kenny Wayne Shepherd departed on a 10-day tour to collaborate with some of the most ...

  13. Influential Guitarist Etta Baker Dies

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Etta Baker, an influential blues guitarist who recorded with Taj Mahal and was awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, has died at the age of 93. Etta Baker, an influential blues guitarist who recorded with Taj Mahal and was awarded by the N ...

  14. BB King At 80

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The following stems from a 20-page "Billboard Stars: B.B. King" special feature that appears in the Oct. 1, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond the extensive Q&A excerpted below, the ...

  15. Underwood Wins 4th 'Idol' Crown

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The "country girl" prevailed tonight (May 25) as Carrie Underwood was named the "American Idol" at the conclusion of the Fox show's two-hour fourth season finale at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The The "country girl& ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Les Paul, 'Los Kidz Bop,' CMT With his 90th birthday around the corner, guitar legend Les Paul is working on a new album that will find him collaborating with Eric Clapton, Sting, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, Joss Stone, the Goo ...

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even a ...

  18. Modern Rockers Crowd 'Summerland' CD

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among the acts featured on the soundtrack to the WB drama "Summerland," Billboard.com has learned. New Found Glory, Bowling For Soup and the All-American Rejects are among ...

  19. Shepherd Readies For Road Work

    January 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kenny Wayne Shepherd is planning to spend some time on the road early in the 2005. He'll be out in support of his latest album, "The Place You're In" (Warner/Reprise), beginning with a free Jan. 8 con Kenny Wayne Shepherd is plan ...

  20. The Place You're In

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scenic rock'n'roll route through "The Place You're In," his first studio album in five years. Kenny Wayne Shepherd takes a detour from the blues to follow a scen ...

  21. The Beat

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Wayne Shepherd steps up as the frontman on "The Place You're In." Read Melinda Newman's column. Kenny Wayne Shepherd steps up as the frontman on "The Place You're In." Read Melinda Newman's column. New ...

  22. Shepherd Finds A Better 'Place'

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Kenny Wayne Shepherd always planned on singing his own songs, it's just that his voice had to grow into the blues-influenced material he plays. And that has happened with "The Place You'r ...

  23. The Beat

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Wayne Shepherd steps up as the frontman on "The Place You're In." Read Melinda Newman's column. Kenny Wayne Shepherd steps up as the frontman on "The Place You're In." Read Melinda Newman's column. New ...

  24. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kid Rock I Kid, I Kid Kid Rock produced his new, self-titled Lava/Atlantic album, which is the follow-up to 2001's "Cocky." That set has been certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipm ...

  25. Shepherd Connects With Mind, Heart, Soul

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd started playing his instrument when he was 7 years old, signed his first record deal at 16 and had a hit album with "Ledbetter Heights" at 19. Hailed as one of the Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd s ...

  26. Rock Photog Taps Subjects For Album Help

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand to the debut album from Rusty Truck, the brainchild of former Rolling Stone photographer Mark Seliger. Coda Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie N ...

  27. ZZ Top Jumps On Board For Summer Stones Show

    April 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Texas-based rock band ZZ Top has been tapped to open the Rolling Stones' July 16 concert at Helsinki's Olympic Stadium. The show will be a reunion of sorts, as ZZ Top previously opened three Stones sh Texas-based rock band ZZ Top has been ...

  28. ZZ Top, Nugent Crack Open A Cold One

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 ZZ Top will join forces with Ted Nugent and Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble for the Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers tour, set to begin April 25 at the CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, La. Th ZZ Top will join forces with Ted Nugent and Kenn ...

  29. Rock, Welch Among Farm Aid Additions

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this weekend's Farm Aid be Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gil ...

  30. Shepherd Backs Hometown MuseumC

    January 25, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has given his support to a $350 million plan for a music museum and other downtown renovations in his hometown of Shreveport, La. The Foundation for Arts, Music an Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd has given h ...