1. Jason Aldean 'Flying High' After Grammy Nominations

    December 01, 2011 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards reflect a mix of cutting-edge sounds and old favorites in the country field. In the Best Country Solo Performance slot,| SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED "I'm flying pretty high right now," Aldean ...

  2. Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann Announces '7 Walkers' Release

    September 16, 2010 12:00 PM EDT Walkers, the funk-rock collaboration between Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann and Louisiana guitarist Papa Mali, has announced the Nov. 2 release date for their self-titled debut album via Response Records. "7 Walkers," which is des ...

  3. Psychedelic Songwriter John Dawson Dies At 64

    July 24, 2009 9:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 John "Marmaduke" Dawson, a longtime Grateful Dead collaborator who co-wrote " Friend of the Devil " and developed a devoted following with his psychedelic country group New Riders of the Purple Sage, has died. He was 64. Dawson d ...

  4. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. "Levitate," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve and ...

  5. Bruce Hornsby Busy With Music, Film, Broadway Musical

    July 09, 2009 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new album, a new label, a Broadway play and a cameo in a Robin Williams film are keeping multi-Grammy winning artist Bruce Hornsby busy for 2009. " Levitate ," Hornsby's 12-song set, is slated for a September 15 release via Verve an ...

  6. Jam-Heavy Rothbury Fest Gets Underway In Michigan

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a hearty "here we go, Rothbury '08" from String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth, the latest entry in the burgeoning U.S. concert festival scene got underway yesterday (July 3) in w With a hearty "here we go, R ...

  7. Hart: The Dead Happy To Rock Again For Obama

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run might pay dividends for Deadheads this year. Three of the Grateful Dead's surviving members -- Bo ...

  8. Dead Mines Famed '69 Fillmore Stand

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A legendary 1969 four-night Grateful Dead stand at San Francisco's Fillmore West already produced an iconic album in the form of that year's two-LP Warner Bros. set "Live/Dead." A legendary 1969 four-night Grateful Dead stand at ...

  9. Coming Soon: More Live Jerry, New Dead Box

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The bounty of vintage Grateful Dead and posthumous Jerry Garcia releases will continue to overflow this fall. The bounty of vintage Grateful Dead and posthumous Jerry Garcia releases will continue to overflow this fall. In September, Rhino will rele ...

  10. 'Pure Jerry' Series Showcases Live Garcia

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the tradition of the Grateful Dead's "Dick's Picks" and "From the Vault" albums of archival live recordings, a series of concert recordings of the band's late guitarist/singer's solo outings has be In the t ...

  11. Mariah Ditching 'Bells And Whistles' On Tour

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Mariah Carey is downsizing her North American tour plans from arenas to theaters, her agent tells Billboard the move had nothing to do with lower-than-expected ticket sales. Although Mariah Carey is downsizing her North American tour plans ...

  12. Dead, Dylan Go On The Road Again

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the second leg of the former's Summer Getaway Tour, set to kick off July 29 in a yet-to-be-announced location. The two acts last hit the road together in 1987 o The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the ...

  13. Other Ones Tour Revives The Dead

    January 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While the chances of a full-fledged reunion (one that would include a return to the studio) are unclear at the moment for the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, percussionist Mickey Hart is hailing ...

  14. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in Califor ...

  15. A New Double Shot Of Live Dead

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly seven years since death of guitarist Jerry Garcia and the demise of the Grateful Dead, the band's substantial performance legacy continues to be solidified with a seemingly endless array of off Nearly seven years since death of guitarist ...

  16. Former Dead Principals Prep For Reunion

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh tells Billboard.com he's "stoked to the eyeballs" about the nearing Terrapin Station, his first full-fledged reunion with his former bandmates since Dead vocalis Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil ...

  17. Surviving Dead Principals To Reunite

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surviving original members of the Grateful Dead -- guitarist/vocalist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh, and drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann -- will reunite as the Other Ones for an Aug. 3-4 we The surviving original members of the Grateful D ...

  18. Lesh Takes Friends In The Studio & On The Road

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, is gearing up to release his first studio album under the Phil Lesh & Friends banner. Due May 21 via Lesh's own Columbia-affiliated Lapis Music l Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Gratefu ...

  19. Dead Percussionists Come To Life

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Grateful Dead may have folded in the wake of Jerry Garcia's death, but life and music continues on for many of the group's former members, including drummer/percussionists Mickey Hart and Bill Kre The Grateful Dead may have folded in t ...

  20. Jim Lauderdale Delivers 'The Other Sessions'

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The Other Sessions," derives its title from the fact that it was recorded after the completion of his originally intended album last August. Jim Lauderdale's June 12 deb ...

  21. Gov't Mule Album To Salute Woody

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes and Mat Abts are in the studio working on a new, as-yet-untitled album, which will serve as a tribute to the band's late bassist, Allen Woody. To fill the void left by Woody Gov't Mule's Warren Hay ...