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. Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli Walk Up for ‘Boardwalk Empire Volume 2’

    August 08, 2013 6:21 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli and Rufus Wainwright are among the big names who’ve recorded cover songs for “Boardwalk Empire Volume 2.” The album arrives next month ahead of season four of HBO’s hit series. New York Dolls’ David Johan ...

  3. Loudon Wainwright III

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  4. 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 ...

  5. Van Dyke Parks, 'SMiLE' Collaborator, Aims to 'Agitate' With Solo Music

    May 08, 2012 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Van Dyke Parks' mantra these days is "My greatest victories are ahead of me, not behind." And that's saying something considering the musical track record the composer, arranger, producer and lyricist has amassed to this point. R ...

  6. Bonnie Raitt To Release 'Slipstream' Album in April

    January 03, 2012 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Bonnie Raitt is releasing a new album in 2012, her first in seven years. "Slipstream," out April 10, follows a long break from studio work for the Grammy-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member. She lost her parents, her brother and her ...

  7. St. Vincent Records Track for 'Boardwalk Empire': Exclusive

    September 12, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 St. Vincent and Justin Townes Earle last week joined the growing gang of pop and rock singers recording songs of the 1910s and 1920s for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," which begins its second season Sept. 25. The second season opener begin ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) 2006 - The Ar ...

  10. The Billboard Q&A: Loudon Wainwright III

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes as a sharp and promising young songwriter, Loudon Wainwright III hasn't paused for a second. Since the late 1960s when he emerged on the New York and Boston folk scenes ...

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Staind expands its horizons both musically and promotionally, David Byrne and Brian Eno team up for their first album in 27 years, Shwayze enjoys an MTV-fueled buzz and Amy Macondald aims for Statesid Rapper Ice Cube's "Raw Footage" ( ...

  12. Wainwright Revisits Early Songs With Henry

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knocked Up" film and "Strange Weirdos" album has given birth to another joint project. Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knock ...

  13. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Arctic Monkeys win the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) 2006 - The Ar ...

  14. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured ...

  15. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Sir Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor who led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international fame as its music director for more than 20 years dies at the age of 84.<br clear="n 2002 - Country icon Willie N ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Sir Georg Solti, the Hungarian-born conductor who led the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to international fame as its music director for more than 20 years dies at the age of 84.<br clear="n 2002 - Country icon Willie N ...

  18. My Morning Jacket Channels Skynyrd In Crowe Film

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 My Morning Jacket has often drawn comparisons to such southern rock forebears as Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers Band, even if they're rooted more in its members' long-haired, bearded appearanc My Morning Jacket has often drawn comp ...

  19. Hot Product

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Pianist Jim Brickman's "Grace" (RCA Victor), featuring a guest appearance by vocalist Michael Bolton. Experimental electronic music duo Autechre's "Untilt ...

  20. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's Tavern in Brownville, Neb., when his nose begins bleeding uncontrollably. Nelson is forced to cancel several shows over the fo 2002 - Country icon Willie Nels ...

  21. Elder Wainwright 'Happy' On Sanctuary Debut

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran songsmith Loudon Wainwright III will on Aug. 19 release "So Damn Happy," a live album recorded in January 2002 at Los Angeles' Largo club and the Mystic Theater in Petaluma, Calif. The disc is Veteran songsmith Loudon Wainwrig ...

  22. This Day in Music

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Eager journalists and hardcore fans alike mingle at the Sony IMAX Theater in New York's Lincoln Square for the North American unveiling of Radiohead's long-awaited fourth album ""Kid A." 2000 - Eage ...

  23. Village Voice Compiles 'Love Songs For NYC'

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A diverse collection of artists such as Moby, Afrikaa Bambaataa, Loudon Wainwright III, and Baaba Maal have donated tracks to "Love Songs for NYC," a compilation assembled by Village Voice Media. A diverse collection of artists such as Mob ...

  24. Robbie Williams Guilty In Plagiarism Case

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publisher must pay royalties to the owners of a song whose lyrics he plagiarized, a judge ruled today (Feb. 14) in London. Judge Nicholas Pumfrey rejected Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publ ...

  25. Philadelphia Folk Festival40th Anniversary

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. Moss in the 58-page ...