1. DMB, Ticketmaster Pact For Free Digital Album

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band and Ticketmaster have teamed up to offer concertgoers an exclusive digital album comprising material from the rock troupe's upcoming 40-city North American summer tour. The Dave Matthews Band and Ticketmaster have teamed ...

  2. DMB, Petty Set For First Mile High Festival

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreak ...

  3. DMB Debuting New Songs On Summer Tour

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews Band already has its eyes set on summer. The rock troupe's three-month summer tour will begin May 30-31 outside Pittsburgh, and will feature material from i Spring may be on its way, but Dave Matthews ...

  4. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, M ...

  5. Springsteen, Lennon Join Vedder On 'War' CD

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music from John Lennon, Kimya Dawson, Bruce Springsteen and Tori Amos will join Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Neil Young and Bright Eyes on the 30-song, two-disc album "Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Music from John Lennon, Kimya Dawson, ...

  6. Radiohead, Johnson Headlining All Points West

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As expected, Radiohead and Jack Johnson will headline the first All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 8-10 at Liberty State Park, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan As expected , Radiohead and Jack Johnson will he ...

  7. DMB, Panic, Mayer, Snoop Set For New Festival

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among the top acts set for Rothbury, a new festival being launched by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, John Mayer and Snoop Dogg are among ...

  8. Vedder, Young Grace 'Body Of War' Soundtrack

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tracks from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Neil Young, Bright Eyes, Serj Tankian and Tom Morello will be found on the two-disc collection "Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Iraq War Veteran." Tracks from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ne ...

  9. Franti Balancing Reggae, Rock On Next Album

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer, rapper and activist Michael Franti is wrapping up work in support of his Iraq-themed 2006 album "Yell Fire!" and its companion film and book "I Know I'm Not Alone" with an online-only live alb Singer, rapper and acti ...

  10. Rage, Daft Punk, QOTSA, Shins Set For Vegoose Fest

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, Rage Against The Machine will co-headline this fall's Vegoose Festival at Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium, alongside French electronica duo Daft Punk. The event is set for Oct. As tipped here last month, Rage Against ...

  11. Beasties, Bjork Head West For Sasquatch!

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys, Bjork, the Arcade Fire, Spoon and Interpol lead the lineup for the sixth Sasquatch! Festival, to be held May 26-27 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Manu Chao, the Hold Stea The Beastie Boys, Bjork, the Arcade Fire, Spoon ...

  12. Gov't Mule, Randolph Hunker Down For Mountain Jam

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Umphrey's McGee and Michael Franti and Spearhead lead the lineup for the third Mountain Jam, which will expand to three days for its June 1-3 run at Ne Gov't Mule, Robert Randolph and t ...

  13. Tool, Stripes, Panic Joining The Police At Bonnaroo

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic will join the reunited Police at the 2007 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn. Other acts on the bill include Wilco, the Flaming L Tool, the White Stripes and Widespread Panic wil ...

  14. Apostle Of Hustle Readies Its Own 'Anthem'

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Broken Social Scene side project Apostle Of Hustle will release its second album, "National Anthem of Nowhere," March 6 via Arts and Crafts. Broken Social Scene side project Apostle Of Hustle will release its second album, "National A ...

  15. Panic, moe., Trey To Headline Langerado Festival

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamband titans Widespread Panic, moe., Trey Anastasio and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will headline the fifth annual Langerado Festival, to be held March 9-11 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Fla. Jamband titans Widespread Panic, moe., Trey Anastasio a ...

  16. String Cheese Incident Disbanding Next Summer

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Colorado jam-band kingpins the String Cheese Incident have announced plans to disband at the end of next summer. The move was apparently made after guitarist Bill Nershi decided to leave the band to p Colorado jam-band kingpins the String Cheese Inc ...

  17. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ...

  18. LeToya Powers Right To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last week due to s Six years after a messy depa ...

  19. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

  20. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured ...

  21. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty goes solo for the first time in 12 years, Pharrell Williams finally brings forth his oft-delayed solo debut, the New York Dolls recharge after a 30-year hiatus and Tapes 'N Tapes climbs the A new album from hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5, ...

  22. Matisyahu Hits The Road With Gomez, Polyphonic Spree

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the road this fall for U.S. dates with the Polyphonic Spree and Gomez. The trek begins Sept. 3 in Denver and runs through a Sept. 20 appearance at Nashville's Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu will hit the ...

  23. Billboard Bits: 'Snakes On A Plane,' John Fahey, Prince

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cee-Lo, Panic! At The Disco, All-American Rejects, Fall Out Boy, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Coheed & Cambria have offered up new or remixed tracks for the soundtrack to the upcoming film " Cee-Lo, Panic! At The Disco, All-American R ...

  24. Bits: Michael Franti, Polyphonic Spree, Echo & The Bunnymen

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Franti preps new album and DVD, the Polyphonic Spree works on a new album and Echo & The Bunnymen plan a brief U.S. tour. Michael Franti will release a new album and documentary DVD July 25 via Epitaph's Anti- label. The latter is a ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Wetlands, Billy Talent, Angie Aparo

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Wetlands, Billy Talent, Angie Aparo "Wetlands Preserved," a documentary chronicling celebrated downtown New York rock club the Wetlands Preserve, will make its official debut Sunday (April 23) at a screening at New York's Zieg ...

  26. Franti Preps Album, Film, Book Releases

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years in the life of lauded singer/songwriter Michael Franti will culminate in June with the simultaneous release of a new studio disc with Spearhead and a doc Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years i ...

  27. Crowes, Wilco, Lips Sign On For Langerado Fest

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals are among the acts confirmed to perform at the fourth Langerado Music Festival. The Black Crowes, Wilco, the Flaming Lips and Ben Harper & the Innocent Crimina ...

  28. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are ...

  29. Franti Preaching Peace, Charity At San Fran Fest

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like countless other musicians and organizations across the country, Michael Franti's annual Power to the Peaceful festival has a crucial new task this year: offering aid to victims of Hurricane Katri Like countless other musicians and organiza ...

  30. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, the organizers behind Bonnaroo. As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews a ...

  31. Soulive Finds New Groove On Concord

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jazz/rock trio Soulive has inked with Concord Records for the Sept. 13 release of its next album, "Break Out." Jazz/rock trio Soulive has inked with Concord Records for the Sept. 13 release of its next album, "Break Out." The gro ...

  32. String Cheese Drafts Pals For Summer Jaunt

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The String Cheese Incident will headline the BIG Summer Classic 2005, a jam-band festival tour that will launch with a July 2-3 stand at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Col. The three-week tour wi The String Cheese Incident will headline the BIG ...

  33. 10,000 Lakes, All Good Fests Set Initial Bills

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia's All Good Music Festival have each confirmed eclectic performance lineups for their third and ninth annual events, respectively. Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia& ...

  34. No Doubt, Johnson, Watt Pay Tribute To Sublime

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though its existence was brief, Sublime's cheerful music struck a chord amid the mid-1990s modern rock explosion. Though its existence was brief, Sublime's cheerful music struck a chord amid the mid-1990s modern rock explosion. Now, nine y ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Michael Franti, B.G., Lizz Wright

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Michael Franti, B.G., Lizz Wright Outspoken musician/poet/activist Michael Franti will record his next album in Kingston, Jamaica, with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell executive producing. Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare and Mario C ...

  36. Nelly, DMB, Juanes Among N.O. Jazz Fest Acts

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and eclectic lineup befitting its storied history. For its 36th annual edition, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed a rich and ecle ...

  37. Franti, Doughty To Rock Slamdance

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Somewhat edgier than its better-known Sundance cousin, this year's Slamdance Film Festival will offer its share of musical treats to entertain moviegoers. Somewhat edgier than its better-known Sundance cousin, this year's Slamdance Film Fe ...

  38. Music In The Sundance Spotlight

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music seems to take a bigger role each year at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Jan. 20-30 independent film showcase will see a slate of eclectic live performances to entertai Music seems to take a bigger role each year at t ...

  39. Galactic Goes 'Freezestyle'

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jazz funk jam band Galactic will launch its third annual Freezestyle tour Jan. 15 in Ft. Lauderdale. The trek will include two hometown shows at New Orleans' Tipitina's during Mardi Gras, as well as t Jazz funk jam band Galactic will launc ...

  40. Jack Johnson Plans Hawaiian Benefit

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu, Hawaii. The event will also feature performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, DJ Logic, Makana and Amy Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will head ...

  41. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blind Boys Of Alabama 'Tell' Me About It The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due this week via Real World Records. The disc will be the ...

  42. BREAKING & ENTERING

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti & Spearhead and Kings Of Leon. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Michael Franti ...

  43. Breaking & Entering

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti and Kings Of Leon. FOR THE PEOPLE: When the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy emerged on the hip-hop scene in the early 1990s, there was talk that lea ...

  44. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: • The third album from pop vocalist Jessica Simpson, "In This Skin" (Columbia), featuring the single "Sweetest Sin." • Albums from rock acts ...

  45. Blind Boys Round Up All Stars To 'Tell It'

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due Sept. 16 via Real World Records. The disc will be the legendary vo The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruit ...

  46. Jam Bands To Cruise Again

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The initial cruise sold out of its 800 tickets within an hour of their on-sale date, so Cloud 9 Adventures has announced a sequel, with tickets on sale Monday (July 21). Jam band fans who missed out on the chance to sail on the inaugural Jam Cruise ...

  47. Bonnaroo Part Two Goes Off Without A Hitch

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Quickly becoming the biggest rock festival in the U.S., Bonnaroo wrapped early this morning (June 16) after a marathon set by the Dead. The performance, the last of those on the festival's main stage, Quickly becoming the biggest rock festival ...

  48. DiFranco, Franti Proclaim 'Not In Our Name'

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ozomatli, Chuck D & the Fine Arts Militia, and spoken word artist Saul Williams have signed for the Not In Our Name benefit concert, to be held Jan. 31 at Ani DiFranco, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Oz ...

  49. Eclectic Artists Line Up For Voodoo Experience

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the fourth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Set for Nov. 2 in New Orleans City Park, the event will feature more th Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are am ...

  50. Widespread Panic Sticks With Festival Plan

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned jam band Widespread Panic will go on with its Seven Fiddlers Music Festival this weekend as planned. The finale of th In the wake of last weekend's death of ...

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