1. 'Love for Levon' Helm Benefit: John Mayer, Dierks Bentley + More

    August 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley and several other musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the late Levon Helm . The "Love for Levon" benefit concert will be held Oct. 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. It will ...

  2. One of Levon Helm's Last Waltzes: Amnesty Int'l Song Released Today

    May 03, 2012 6:40 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- One of the last studio recordings by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Levon Helm was also one of the closest to his heart. Helm, his longtime friend and producer Larry Campbell and a crew of musicians and technicians reco ...

  3. Appreciation: The Miracle of Levon Helm

    April 20, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some concerts stick with you when you wonder if it's the last time you'll ever see a particular performer. Levon Helm was a mystery that way. He took his place behind the drums positioned downstage at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on Au ...

  4. Levon Helm of The Band Is Dead at 71

    April 19, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Levon Helm, a passionate musician, actor and the last surviving lead singer of The Band, whose Southern tenor was heard on the group's classic songs "Up on Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," died Thurs ...

  5. Levon Helm Dies at 71

    April 19, 2012 3:24 PM EDT Getty Levon Helm, a drummer, actor and the last surviving voice of The Band, whose Southern tenor was heard on the group's classic songs "Up on Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," died Thursday aftern ...

  6. Backbeat: The Gourds Celebrate Vanguard Records Debut Album At L.A. Release Party

    September 16, 2011 12:53 AM EDT "This is the biggest night of our career," Gourds accordionist/keyboardist Claude Bernard joked early on during the alt-country band's album release party at Los Angeles' Echo on Sept. 13. But the ear-to-ear smiles on concertgo ...

  7. Dave Matthews, Bon Iver Reign Supreme On ACL Day 2

    October 04, 2009 11:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the first day of Austin City Limits was picture perfect weather-wise, day two started off soggy and ended up soaking concert-goers, turning Zilker Park into a vast mud pit. While the wet weather wasn't a constant, there were times when compl ...

  8. Peter Wolf Preps Solo Record, J. Geils Reunion

    April 14, 2009 3:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been seven years since Peter Wolf last released a solo album, but the J. Geils Band frontman is planning to end that drought later this year. Wolf tells Billboard.com that his as-yet-untitled album, his first since "Sleepless" in ...

  9. Levon Helm Going "Electric" This June

    April 14, 2009 12:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 After nabbing a Grammy for his rustic album "Dirt Farmer," Legendary drummer/vocalist Levon Helm will return June 30 with "Electric Dirt." The eleven song set will be released on Helms own Dirt Farmer Music, in conjunction with V ...

  10. Country Stars Hit NYC For Hall Of Fame Benefit

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Times Square isn't exactly the site that comes to mind when considering a classic country "guitar pull," but it was last night (Oct. 15) at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's second annual be Times Square isn't exac ...

  11. Michelle Branch Finishing Third Solo Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com tha ...

  12. Plant/Krauss, Panic Bring Bonnaroo Back To Its Roots

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured some of the heaviest rock bands ever to play the seven-year-old festival, the final day of music was a relatively sedate one focusing on American roots, If the first two days of Bonnaroo 2008 featured ...

  13. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonna ...

  14. Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye Set For Bonnaroo

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has rolled out its most diverse lineup yet for 2008, with Metallica, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson and My Morning Jacket amon The seventh annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Fes ...

  15. Bonnaroo Day Three: Lesh And Friends Bring It Home

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the fifth annual Bonnaroo initially raised eyebrows for booking Tom Petty and Radiohead, two mainstage headliners that have nothing to do with the current jam scene, the festival returned to its ro If the fifth annual Bonnaroo initially raised ey ...

  16. White Lines

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Longtime veteran of the New York music scene Soozie Tyrell, who has accompanied the likes of David Johansen, Carole King, Sheryl Crow, and most recently Bruce Springsteen, dramatically—and fina Longtime veteran of the New York music scene Soozie Tyr ...

  17. Hot Product

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Bob Dylan, Jay-Z, Jamiroquai, Stone Gossard, P.O.D., John Hiatt, and more. 'Love' Everlasting Few '60s icons still inspire the sort of anticipation that is rife for the Columbia follow-up to Bob Dylan's ...

  18. TNT's Lennon Tribute Lineup Confirmed

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, and Seal have been confirmed to perform at TNT's Sept. 20 "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon" concert. The artists join previously Stone Temple Pilots, Alanis Moriss ...

  19. Dylan Rolls Out Six-Week Fall Tour

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan will hit the road for a six-week North American tour in support of his forthcoming Columbia album "Love and Theft," due Sept. 11 in North America. The trek, beginning Oct. 5 in Spokane, Wash Bob Dylan will hit the road for a six- ...

  20. Dylan Returns With 'Love And Theft' In September

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan has completed a new album, "Love and Theft," due for a Sept. 11 release on Columbia. It's Dylan's first album since 1997's Grammy-winning "Time Out of Mind," which debuted at No. 10 on The B Bob Dylan has ...