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Robert Plant brings "Band of Joy" back to North America

Robert Plant's first U.S. concert since the release of "Band of Joy" will take place Jan. 18 in Asheville, NC, the start of a 15-show run. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Robert Plant's first U.S. concert since the release of "Band of Joy" will take place Jan. 18 in Asheville, NC, the start of a 15-show run.

North Mississippi Allstars map winter run

Blues-infused jam rockers North Mississippi Allstars have unveiled a winter itinerary of US concerts that runs through February.

North Mississippi Allstars tour like they used to

Blues-infused jam-rockers North Mississippi Allstars have added another leg of US dates to their "Do It Like We Used To Do" trek.

Featured Photos: North Mississippi Allstars at The Independent, SF, CA - Jan. 14, 2006

As the sons of legendary music producer Jim Dickinson, Luther and Cody Dickinson were almost preordained to be musicians. Growing up exposed to the sounds of Mississippi Fred McDowell and R.L. Burnside, the brothers--along with Chris Chew--were inspired to form a band in 1996. Named for the region they call home, North Mississippi Allstars were born.

North Mississippi Allstars 'Do It' on the road

Tireless road warriors the North Mississippi Allstars will spend the holidays in the South before kicking off their 2009 "Do It Like We Used To" tour next month.

Featured Photos: The Black Crowes at the Vegoose Festival, Las Vegas NV - Oct. 28, 2006

With about half of their 90-city "Euphoria or Bust Tour" under their belt, The Black Crowes continue to plug away in support of "Warpaint," an album that landed at No. 5 on The Billboard 200 album chart after hitting stores in March.

Briefly: Bob Dylan, 'Spider-Man 3' soundtrack, North Mississippi Allstars, Ponderosa Stomp

"Hucks Tune," a new song from folk legend Bob Dylan, will turn up on the "Lucky You" soundtrack, which hits stores next week.

John Hiatt maps another round of dates

Veteran singer/songwriter John Hiatt has added another round of dates to his itinerary in support of his most recent studio set, last year's "Master of Disaster."