1. Backbeat: City Of Hope Honors CAA’s Rob Light

    September 20, 2013 11:24 AM EDT “A giant cocktail party.” That’s how some folks described the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Gala honoring Creative Artists Agency’s head of music and managing partner Rob Light. (L-R) TV personality Randy Jackson, attorney Lee Phillips, and musi ...

  2. Backbeat: Heart Lights Up Rock Photo Exhibit With CAA's Rob Light, Glen Matlock, Linda Ramone, More

    June 26, 2012 11:51 AM EDT Nancy Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart perform at the Annenberg Space for Photography at Thursday's opening of "Who Shot Rock & Roll?" (Photo: Lester Cohen/Annenberg Foundation) Photo exhibits do not engender the sort of be ...

  3. Pink Joins Cast Of Sex Addiction Film 'Thanks For Sharing'

    October 03, 2011 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a few forays in the acting world, P!nk is ready to jump back in with the 2012 dramedy "Thanks For Sharing," directed by the writer of the Academy Award-nominated film "The Kids Are All Right". According to Vulture , P!nk wi ...

  4. Tim Robbins Talks Debut Album, 'Real Experience' of Live Shows

    July 12, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first album from actor-director Tim Robbins grew out of an emotionally rough patch he was going through. Attempting to clear his head, Robbins retreated to his studio and penned 15 songs, which might have never seen the light of day had he not t ...

  5. Tim Robbins to Release First Album in July

    June 01, 2011 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Actor Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band will release their first album July 19 on 429 Records and tour North America beginning July 8. Robbins, who won a supporting actor Oscar for "Mystic River," has been active musician for decades ...

  6. Gil Robbins, Highwaymen Member & Folk Singer, Dies at 80

    April 10, 2011 5:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gil Robbins, a folk singer, guitarist and member of the early 1960s group the Highwaymen , has died. He was 80. Robbins died Tuesday at his home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico, Tracey Jacobs said Saturday night in an email to The Associated Press. Jacobs ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Show Comes To PBS

    July 29, 2009 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Seeger has never paid attention to demographics or audience segments. His message has always been about inconclusiveness as a performer. And he's a performer in many senses of the word. "A musician, singer, songwriter, folklorist, lab ...

  9. Kiss, Ramones Members Guest With Pearl Jam In NYC

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influences last night (June 25) in New York, drafting Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley and Ramones bassist C.J. Ramone for guest appearances during the second of a t Pearl Jam gave a nod to its classic rock influen ...

  10. Brad Regroups For NYC Benefit, New Album, Reissues

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle band Brad hasn't played live in three years, but its Oct. 17 concert in New York is about much more than shaking off the cobwebs. Seattle band Brad hasn't played live in three years, but its Oct. 17 concert in New York is about muc ...

  11. Radio 4 Tunes In For D'Ambrosio Documentary

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York rock act Radio 4 is penning the score for the Antonino D'Ambrosio documentary "Let Fury Have the Hour," which examines the political impact of artists like the Clash and Manu Chao over the pa New York rock act Radio 4 is penn ...

  12. 'Destiny' Fulfilled

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four years on from the release of its cult classic 2002 debut, rock duo Tenacious D is back in full force with "The Pick of Destiny," the Epic soundtrack to its feature film of the same name. Four years on from the release of its cult clas ...

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    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

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    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

  15. New Photo Book Captures Pearl Jam's Formative Years

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The volume, which focuses on the first half of the band's career, is available beginning today (Oct. 11) via Pearl Jam's Web site. As tipped here in January, never-before-seen images from photographer Lance Mercer form the basis of the new ...

  16. Tenacious D's 'Destiny' To Be Revealed This Fall

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The long-awaited Tenacious D feature film, "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny," will be released Nov. 17, with an Epic soundtrack album due three days earlier. Although the full track list has yet to The long-awaited Tenacious D feature f ...

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    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey ...

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    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics ...

  19. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last nigh ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Johnny Cash, 'Today,' Alien Ant Farm, AMAs Kid Rock and Brooks & Dunn are the latest acts to join the lineup of the Johnny Cash tribute concert, set for Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. As previously reported , the ...

  21. Cash Tribute Added To CMA Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take part in a tribute to Johnny Cash during the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Set for Nov Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, ...

  22. Simmons Discusses Drug Laws With N.Y. Governor

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons met with New York's Gov. George Pataki to discuss revising the state's drug laws. Monday's two-hour meeting took place as indications point toward a relaxing of the laws, Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons met ...

  23. Seeger Re-Records Anti-War Track

    May 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger has recorded a new version of his Vietnam War-era protest song, "Bring Them Home." With new verses written by Seeger and Appleseed Recordings founder Jim Musselman, t Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger has ...

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    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Ton ...

  25. 'Essential' Set, Reissues Celebrate Cash's 70th

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To commemorate the upcoming 70th birthday of country music legend Johnny Cash (Feb. 26), Columbia Legacy will release a new compilation, "The Essential Johnny Cash," and reissue five of his vintage al To commemorate the upcoming 70th birth ...

  26. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a cel ...

  27. Fans To Get First Crack At Pearl Jam DVD, Bootsp

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam fans won't just be getting a concert video and a second round of North American tour bootlegs: they'll be getting them before anyone else. On April 3, members of the Ten Club -- the group's Pearl Jam fans won't just be ...