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'A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!' Debuts Nov. 23; DVD Out Nov. 25

November 19th, 2008 5:00pm EST
Stephen Colbert
This year, a great American holiday tradition is born – watching "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!," Stephen Colbert's one-hour original musical holiday special premiering Sunday, November 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

In the special, Colbert is on his way to perform with Elvis Costello in New York City but is trapped by snow in his cabin in upstate New York (bear country). Luckily, his friends Feist, Toby Keith, John Legend, Willie Nelson and Jon Stewart stop by to help him celebrate the season. "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" features orig...
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Sheryl Crow's Concert Recorded For PBS To Premiere On DVD July 8

May 28th, 2008 6:30pm EDT
Sheryl Crow
With state-of-the-art digital video and sound, the live music program "Soundstage" has long been the premiere television venue for the most significant musical artists, yet the critically-acclaimed PBS series has never been available on home video.

Now, KOCH Vision announces their launch release of Soundstage on high definition DVD for the very first time, featuring an unforgettable live concert by one of the hottest female rockers of her generation with Sheryl Crow: Live, arriving on July 8 as a single DVD, featuring the complete hour-long "Soundstage" episode which first aired in J...
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Concert Review: Spoon at Center Stage - Atlanta, GA

April 21st, 2008 10:36am EDT
Spoon
There are many categories of success in the music industry. Some bands have the backing of a record label and are heavily marketed. Other bands garner a huge following of fans and ride that wave via word-of-mouth exposure to success. Spoon falls in the latter category. Formed in 1994 in Austin, Texas, vocalist/guitarist Britt Daniel along with drummer Jim Eno embarked on what would become a very long journey.

Spoon is touring in support of their 2007 release "Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga." The band kicked off the show with "The Beast And Dragon, Adored," from their previous album, 2005's "Gimme...
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What's So Funny 'Bout 'Aliens In America?'

October 2nd, 2007 1:27pm EDT
Aliens In America
Two musicians from very different backgrounds -- PJ Olsson, CBS Records artist, and Salman Ahmad, musician, poet and founder of Pakistan's most popular band, Junoon, united to record a new version of the Nick Lowe song "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding." The song will be featured as the main theme title song and as part of a promotional campaign for The CW's new critically acclaimed comedy series Aliens In America. The series, which premiered Monday, October 1 (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET), is the story of the Tolchuck family, whose lives are turned upside down by the arrival o...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 24

March 24th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Alyson Hannigan
Happy Birthday to "Whale Rider" actress Keisha Castle-Hughes (1990), Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (1976), "American Pie" actress Alyson Hannigan (1974), The Corrs' violinist Sharon Corr (1970), rapper Mase (1970), 99 Luftballoons singer Nena (1960), "Jungle Fever" actress Annabella Sciorra (1964), "Lizzie McGuire's" 'dad' Robert Carradine (1954), comedian Louie Anderson (1953), fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger (1951), British singer/musician Nick Lowe (1949), "LA Confidential" director Curtis Hanson (1945), actor/drill instructor R. Lee Ermey (1944), acting legend Steve McQu...
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Head Automatica Announce US Tour Dates

July 19th, 2006 12:58pm EDT
Head Automatica
New York-based quintet Head Automatica announce their first headlining tour in support of their Warner Bros./Reprise Records release, "Popaganda." Popaganda Tour 2006 will kick off on August 16th in Norfolk, Virginia with special guests Rock Kills Kid and Men, Women & Children.

The album follows up the band's 2004 beat-laden debut "Decadence," is big sing-along pop, with several tracks -- including "Graduation Day" -- that instantly recall the crisp, punchy brightness of early Elvis Costello and the Attractions records. Heavily influenced by Squeeze, Nick Lowe, and Beatles-era backbeat...
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k.d. lang Returns To Her Country Roots on "Reintarnation"

April 27th, 2006 5:11pm EDT
k.d. lang
In 23 years as a celebrated singer and songwriter, k.d. lang has navigated a diversity of material to consistent acclaim. Audiences, critics and the Recording Academy have warmly embraced her through collaborations with Tony Bennett, self-penned albums such as Ingenue and All You Can Eat, and, most recently, her creation of a Canadian songbook with the critically lauded Hymns of the 49th Parallel.

Produced by lang and her longtime collaborator Ben Mink, the forthcoming collection, Reintarnation--named after a neologism defined by The Washington Post as "coming back to life as a hillbi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 24

March 24th, 2006 3:07am EST
Alyson Hannigan
Happy Birthday to "Whale Rider" actress Keisha Castle-Hughes (1990), Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (1976), "American Pie" actress Alyson Hannigan (1974), The Corrs' violinist Sharon Corr (1970), rapper Mase (1970), 99 Luftballoons singer Nena (1960), "Jungle Fever" actress Annabella Sciorra (1964), "Lizzie McGuire's" 'dad' Robert Carradine (1954), comedian Louie Anderson (1953), fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger (1951), British singer/musician Nick Lowe (1949), "LA Confidential" director Curtis Hanson (1945), actor/drill instructor R. Lee Ermey (1944), acting legend Steve McQu...
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