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Forro In The Dark Announce Summer Show Dates; Release EP

May 19th, 2008 6:30pm EDT
Forro In The Dark
Forro In The Dark, New York's favorite Brazilian party band steps out this summer with a schedule of festival and club dates. The five-piece outfit favored by Steve Earle and David Byrne for their modern interpretation of the traditional Brazilian dance style known as forró also has a new EP titled Dia de Roda, released digitally on Nublu Records May 13.

Dia de Roda is a five-song collection that kicks off with a reggae inspired jam, whips through some sweat-inducing Brazilian backcountry grooves, and ends up with rockabilly-inflected forró finale, the perfect soundtrack for warm weath...
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Supersuckers Announce New Album Details And Confirm Jan./Feb. Tour Dates

January 20th, 2008 9:00am EST
Supersuckers
Supersuckers kick off 2008 with announcing details of their new full-length album and adding more live dates. Singer, Eddie Spaghetti, will perform a special solo set backed by Jordan Shapiro on these dates and the full Supersuckers band will join them starting on January 24, 2008 in Hillside, IL.

The band is currently finishing their new album (to be released later in Spring 2008 on their label, Mid-Fi Recordings) and will be previewing new songs as well as performing their classics.

Currently untitled, the new album will, be the band's first full length recording since 2003's "...
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Emmylou Harris Rarities Take Flight On 'Songbird'; Win The Set

September 19th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
Emmylou Harris
LOS ANGELES -- 12-time Grammy Award-winner Emmylou Harris retraces the back roads of her remarkable musical journey that spans more than three decades with a highly personalized, far-reaching boxed set spotlighting her favorite tracks and difficult-to-find or previously unreleased gems.

Rhino lets one of the most instantly recognizable voices of any genre call the tunes for this four-CD and one-DVD collection of career favorites, difficult-to-find material and live performances from her days with Gram Parsons and, later, the Hot Band to her bluegrass material and her fascinating concep...
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Babyface And Trisha Yearwood Team Up For 'CMT Crossroads' Sept. 21

September 5th, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Babyface
NASHVILLE – Sept. 5, 2007 – The series that proves great music knows no boundaries returns, bringing together multiple Grammy winners, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Trisha Yearwood. Known for his smooth voice and prolific songwriting, Edmonds joins country superstar Yearwood for a magical evening that was taped before an invitation only audience in Nashville. The two soulful voices will join as one on the latest episode of CMT Crossroads: Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds And Trisha Yearwood premiering Friday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

CMT Crossroads: Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds And Trisha ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

January 17th, 2007 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Singer-Songwriter Ted Russell Kamp Features Shooter Jennings And Jessi Colter On His Latest CD

January 8th, 2007 1:11pm EST
Ted Russell Kamp
When singer, songwriter and bona fide multi-instrumentalist Ted Russell Kamp isn't in the studio crafting his own brand of classic, country-rock tunes, he works his bass alongside the man who put the "O" back in country as part of Southern-rock rebel Shooter Jennings' much-heralded musical crew The .357's.

Kamp's new solo CD, Divisadero, showcases his fascination with and study of American roots music, his observational approach to songwriting, and his skills on no less than a dozen different instruments including lap steel, bouzouki, accordion, trumpet, Hammond B3, percussion, vocals...
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Lucinda Williams' Classic "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road" Remastered And Expanded

November 22nd, 2006 12:36pm EST
Lucinda Williams
With a new Lucinda Williams album this fall, her most rapturously acclaimed and best-selling album to date receives the expanded Deluxe Edition treatment. The two-CD Car Wheels On A Gravel Road - Deluxe Edition (Mercury/Lost Highway/UMe), released October 24, 2006, adds a pair of previously unreleased studio tracks plus an alternate version of "Still I Long For Your Kiss" heard in The Horse Whisperer and an entire previously unreleased 1998 live performance to a newly remastered edition of the singer-songwriter's most celebrated and beloved album.

Six years since her previous album, 1...
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Initial 2006 Bonnaroo Music Festival Line-Up Includes Radiohead, Beck, Phil Lesh & More

February 1st, 2006 10:59am EST
Beck
Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce the initial lineup for the 2006 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The fifth annual three-day camping and music festival will be held on June 16-18, 2006, on the same 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. Major acts this year include Radiohead, Beck, Tom Petty and Phil Lesh. A list of confirmed acts follows, with more to be announced in the weeks ahead to round out the festival's 80-plus acts.

Radiohead

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Phil Lesh & Friends

Beck

Elvis Costello & the Impo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

January 17th, 2006 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack Hits Shelves

November 1st, 2005 1:56am EST
Brokeback Mountain
On Tuesday, November 1st, 2005, Verve Forecast will release the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Focus Features' award-winning film, Brokeback Mountain. The beautifully assembled soundtrack album features music from the film's original score by Grammy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla, as well as a number of songs both new and old from a stellar lineup of artists including Willie Nelson, Rufus Wainwright, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, and Linda Ronstadt.

The atmosphere of the soundtrack is marked by a down-home blend of folk, bluegrass, and country sounds. Steve Earle contributes ...
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