Ray Charles Postpones Concerts

Ray Charles Postpones Concerts

Ray Charles has postponed a slate of upcoming concert dates due to acute hip discomfort, which he is having treated in Los Angeles, according to a spokesperson.
Sean Paul Busted For Profanity

Sean Paul Busted For Profanity

Rapper Sean Paul has been charged with using profanity during a performance last week at Montego Bay, Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest.
Rock Photog Taps Subjects For Album Help

Rock Photog Taps Subjects For Album Help

Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Jakob Dylan, Willie Nelson and T-Bone Burnett have leant a hand to the debut album from Rusty Truck, the brainchild of former Rolling Stone photographer Mark Seliger. Coda Terra Entertainment will release the 12-song effort on Sept. 24.
Iron Butterfly Guitarist Braunn Dies

Iron Butterfly Guitarist Braunn Dies

Erik Braunn, the Iron Butterfly guitarist who played one of rock's most recognizable riffs in the 17-minute anthem "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," died of cardiac arrest Friday.
Tunes On TV

Tunes On TV

Music-related TV listings for July 28-Aug. 3, 2003.
Britney, Blige To Rock NFL Kick-Off

Britney, Blige To Rock NFL Kick-Off

Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige are on board for a Sept. 4 free concert at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to kick off the 2003 National Football League season, Billboard.com has learned. Organizers are eyeing additional acts for the event, including Kid Rock and Aerosmith. The show will precede the first NFL game of the year later that evening between the Washington Redskins and New York Jets at D.C.'s FedEx Field.
Pearl Jam Eyes More Live Releases

Pearl Jam Eyes More Live Releases

Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months.
Sundance Turns On The 'Hi-Fi'

Sundance Turns On The 'Hi-Fi'

The Sundance Channel will once again turn to music for Friday nights in October, with two back-to-back series, "Docs That Rock" and "Sonic Cinema" branded as "Hi-Fi Fridays." The former is a series of music-focused documentaries, while the latter is an examination of music and film hosted by Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Foul weather forces teen pop icon Britney Spears off the stage in Mexico City after only four songs. Spears later issues an apology.

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