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  • The Strokes Reveal Tour, Next Album Details

    The Strokes Reveal Tour, Next Album Details | ARTICLE

    June 20, 2011 5:30 PM ET
  • The Sheepdogs Drink, Rock and Rile Up Bonnaroo Crowd

    The Sheepdogs Drink, Rock and Rile Up Bonnaroo Crowd | BLOG ENTRY

    “It’s sweaty, it’s dirty and I love it!” Sheepdogs frontman Ewan Currie told the sweltering Bonnaroo crowd at This Tent Saturday afternoon. The band was loose and assured during their half-hour set, which began...

    June 12, 2011 9:07 PM ET
  • Eminem, Buffalo Springfield Rule Bonnaroo Day Three

    Eminem, Buffalo Springfield Rule Bonnaroo Day Three | BLOG ENTRY

    A little past midnight during his headlining set at Bonnaroo on Saturday, Eminem took a rare breather to address the crowd. “Everybody here tonight,” he said, “I just wanna say thank you for sticking by me...

    June 12, 2011 2:45 PM ET
  • Lelia Broussard Takes On Bonnaroo With Energy and Attitude

    Lelia Broussard Takes On Bonnaroo With Energy and Attitude | BLOG ENTRY

    It was easy to spot Lelia Broussard's fans: many came to her Bonnaroo set yesterday with warpaint on their faces (like the singer) and "Team Lelia" painted across their backs.  Broussard didn't disappoint, bringing...

    June 12, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Lelia Broussard Takes On Bonnaroo With Energy and Attitude

    Lelia Broussard Takes On Bonnaroo With Energy and Attitude | BLOG ENTRY

    It was easy to spot Lelia Broussard's fans: many came to her Bonnaroo set yesterday with warpaint on their faces (like the singer) and "Team Lelia" painted across their backs.  Broussard didn't disappoint, bringing attitude to her...

    June 12, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne Burn Up Bonnaroo Day Two

    Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne Burn Up Bonnaroo Day Two | BLOG ENTRY

    After an epic hour-and-a-half set on the Bonnaroo main stage last night, Arcade Fire returned for an encore. "We wrote this song for 20 people," frontman Win Butler said. "It's amazing to play it for a...

    June 11, 2011 2:25 PM ET
  • Sleigh Bells, Wavves Kick Off Bonnaroo With Hard-Charging Sets

    Sleigh Bells, Wavves Kick Off Bonnaroo With Hard-Charging Sets | BLOG ENTRY

    At 10:30 p.m. last night, Sleigh Bells arrived onstage at Bonnaroo – the epic four-day musical festival in Manchester, Tennessee that kicked off yesterday – to the blaring riff of "Iron Man" in front of a wall...

    June 10, 2011 10:25 AM ET
  • Band to Watch: Foster the People's Pumped-up Psych-Pop

    Band to Watch: Foster the People's Pumped-up Psych-Pop | ARTICLE

    Los Angeles trio Foster the People – led by commercial-jingle writer Mark Foster, 27 – have been together for less than two years, but they've already scored a Top 10 album. Thanks to...

    June 8, 2011 2:50 PM ET
  • Emmylou Harris Pays Tribute to Gram Parsons on New Album

    Emmylou Harris Pays Tribute to Gram Parsons on New Album | ARTICLE

    Emmylou Harris was an unknown singer in her early twenties when Gram Parsons saw her perform at a folk club in Washington, D.C. in 1971. "I was knocked out by her singing," he said later. He recruited...

    June 7, 2011 5:35 PM ET
  • Robbie Robertson Celebrates Creative Rebirth With New Set

    Robbie Robertson Celebrates Creative Rebirth With New Set | ARTICLE

    One afternoon more than a decade ago, Robbie Robertson and Eric Clapton were hanging out at Robertson's Los Angeles studio, when Clapton spotted Robertson's prized 1927 Martin acoustic guitar in a corner. Before long, they were...

    May 31, 2011 3:30 PM ET
  • The Road From Memphis

    The Road From Memphis | ALBUM REVIEW

    Booker T. Jones led one of soul music's greatest bands, splashing Hammond organ over airtight grooves from the MGs. His recent solo work feels less focused. Here, backed by the Roots, he meanders through instrumental versions...

    May 31, 2011 1:42 PM ET
  • Cameron Crowe Tackles Elton, Pearl Jam

    Cameron Crowe Tackles Elton, Pearl Jam | ARTICLE

    Thirty-eight years after he began his career as a teenage journalist for Rolling Stone, filmmaker Cameron Crowe has re-immersed himself in documenting musicians' lives,...

    May 26, 2011 2:40 PM ET
  • Elvis Costello Rocks Amazing Spinning Songbook Set

    Elvis Costello Rocks Amazing Spinning Songbook Set | ARTICLE

    "Look at these hits!" Elvis Costello told the sold-out crowd at New York's Beacon Theatre last night, using a cane to point to the colorful 12-foot wheel featuring 40 song titles – everything from classics like...

    May 24, 2011 1:15 PM ET
  • Behind the Scenes of the Pink Floyd Reunion

    Behind the Scenes of the Pink Floyd Reunion | ARTICLE

    When Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason got to London's O2 arena last week, he had no idea that he'd be walking into David Gilmour and Roger Waters performing "Comfortably Numb" in a soundcheck for Waters' show...

    May 18, 2011 11:40 AM ET
  • Dave Matthews Plays Intimate New York Gig

    Dave Matthews Plays Intimate New York Gig | ARTICLE

    Dave Matthews Band will play some of the biggest shows of their career this summer on their own upcoming Caravan festival run, but last night Matthews performed a rare intimate acoustic set at the 300-capacity Blue...

    April 14, 2011 4:25 PM ET
  • Here We Go Again: Celebrating the Genius of Ray Charles

    Here We Go Again: Celebrating the Genius of Ray Charles | ALBUM REVIEW

    Willie Nelson paying tribute to Ray Charles? Makes sense: Both men are American icons whose songbooks are full of barroom country, blues and classic pop. But Here We Go Again — recorded live in New...

    April 13, 2011 2:13 PM ET
  • James Taylor Returns to Carnegie Hall for Anniversary Show

    James Taylor Returns to Carnegie Hall for Anniversary Show | ARTICLE

    Toward the end of his set at Carnegie Hall last night, James Taylor recalled the first time he played the venue, 40 years ago this June. "I can't recall that night too clearly," he said to...

    April 13, 2011 1:30 PM ET
  • Nikki Sixx Discusses Upcoming Mötley Crüe Film, 'The Dirt'

    Nikki Sixx Discusses Upcoming Mötley Crüe Film, 'The Dirt' | BLOG ENTRY

    April 5, 2011 7:30 PM ET
  • Exclusive Video: Elvis Costello Joins the Strokes Onstage

    Exclusive Video: Elvis Costello Joins the Strokes Onstage | BLOG ENTRY

    By the end of their set at Madison Square Garden Friday night, the Strokes had tackled their biggest crowd-pleasers – from "Is This It" to "Repitilia" to "Juicebox" ­–when Julian Casablancas posed a question to fans. "Wouldn't...

    April 3, 2011 4:51 PM ET
  • Elvis Costello Joins Furthur for Band’s Final New York Blowout

    Elvis Costello Joins Furthur for Band’s Final New York Blowout | ARTICLE

     

    March 28, 2011 6:25 PM ET
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