1. Sara Watkins

    Sara Watkins

    4 Albums, 1 Songs

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    • Sara Watkins
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  2. Backbeat: Americana Music Award Noms With John C. Reilly, Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynn

    June 01, 2012 12:52 PM EDT (L-R): Amy Reitnouer, Editor in Chief, The Bluegrass Situation; Jed Hilly, AMA Executive Director; and Michelle Aquilato, marketing director, AMA, pose at the Americana Music Association's Awards nomination event. (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) John ...

  3. Lyle Lovett: New Album is a Personal 'Punctuation Mark'

    February 28, 2012 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Lyle Lovett 's new "Release Me" is his last album for Curb Records after 26 years and 11 albums. But he wants to make clear that it's a fond farewell. "I'm only grateful for my relationship with my record company," ...

  4. How Eric Church Battled Scalpers Head-On

    February 06, 2012 8:38 AM EST Eric Church, at the 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards, has found both success and ticket resellers. (photo: ericchurch.com) Eric Church has a song called "Springsteen" on his current album Chief , but the country rocker discovered he ...

  5. Richard Marx: 'The Playboy Club' Felt 'Doomed From the Start'

    October 21, 2011 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Richard Marx lost a high-profile gig when NBC canceled "The Playboy Club," for which he was serving as a music producer. But the singer, songwriter and performer -- who racked up eight Top 10 singles between 1987-94 and worldwide sales of ...

  6. Blind Boys of Alabama's First Country Album Draws Willie Nelson, Vince Gill

    May 07, 2011 9:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the course of their seven-decade career, the Blind Boys of Alabama have logged several noteworthy achievements: induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, five Grammy Awards and performances before three U.S. presidents. However, one longt ...

  7. The Decemberists Folk Around on Eve of No. 1 Album Debut

    January 26, 2011 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of their first No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 with "The King is Dead," Colin Meloy and the rest of the Decemberists seemed unaffected. It was business as usual for the Portland folk-rockers on the second of three nights at New ...

  8. Steve Earle Explores Mortality on New Album and Novel, Talks 'Treme'

    January 24, 2011 11:42 AM EST 0 0 0 S teve Earle didn't intend for his new album and upcoming novel -- both titled "I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive" -- to connect, but in hindsight he's not surprised they did. "This is the longest I've ever ta ...

  9. Chart Beat Thursday: Eminem, Jason Derulo, Cyndi Lauper

    July 01, 2010 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 SIX-SHOOTER: As previously reported , Eminem roars onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Recovery." The set becomes the rap superstar's sixth consecutive leader on the list. He first appeared with the No. 2-peaking "The Slim Shad ...

  10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Them Crooked Vultures, Phoenix Kick Off ACL

    October 03, 2009 11:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Festival-goers got an immaculate first day for the eighth annual Austin City Limits festival, which kicked off yesterday (Friday, Oct. 2) - and the day's spectacular weather seemed to have rubbed off on many artists, who frequently commented on ...

  11. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thiever ...

  12. Heartbreakers, Imposters, Nickel Creekers Make The Scrolls

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They don't have a record deal or release date for their album yet, and their name still isn't even a 100% firm, but a new "supergroup" featuring members of the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello's Imposter They don't have a ...

  13. Mariah, Paula, 'Idols' Join Jackson's 'Club'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician/producer be returning to the stage this week as a judge on "American Idol," but come March 11, the musician/producer wil Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ...

  14. New Ben Lee Album 'Ripens' In September

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be ...

  15. Mandy Moore, Benji Madden Join Ben Lee Album

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee is at work on his next album, "Ripe," due in September via New West. Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee is at work on his next album, "Ripe," due in September via New West. Mandy Moore guest ...

  16. Nickel Creek Going On Hiatus, Just Not Yet

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in late 2007, Billboard.com has learned. The bluegrass-leaning trio will remain active on the road up until that point, but will amicably part ways afterwa Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in ...

  17. Nickel Creek / Nov. 19, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The trio of SoCal twentysomethings, who have played together since they were preteens in San Diego, long ago apparently decided not to decide. In terms of art Is Nickel Creek a bluegrass band, or not? The tr ...

  18. Nickel Creek Lays Out Lengthy Tour

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the end of the year. Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. B&E: Ray LaMontagne & George Huff

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Ray LaMontagne and George Huff. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. A LONG TIME COMING: F ...

  21. This Side

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acoustic trio Nickel Creek injects its bluegrass with an exhilarating blend of musical versatility, ambitious melodies, and virtuosity that is at times jaw-dropping. Acoustic trio Nickel Creek injects its bluegrass with an exhilarating blend of musi ...