A Sept. 1, 2001, concert at Ireland's Slane Castle is the basis for the upcoming DVD release "U2 Go Home." Due Nov. 18 via Interscope, the title finds the band performing 19 songs in front of more than 160,000 people in its homeland.
Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD set documents a May 3 performance at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans, a nearly six-hour show featuring the band -- founded as a side project by then-Allman Brothers Band members Woody and Warren Haynes with drummer Matt Abts -- and 25 guest musicians, 13 of them bass players.
With her multi-platinum Columbia solo debut, "Dangerously in Love," entrenched in the top-10 of The Billboard 200 and the single "Baby Boy" climbing the Hot 100, Beyoncé Knowles is already planning her next set. The artist says she will release a new album in February, featuring tracks that didn't make the cut for "Dangerously in Love."
When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams on this fall's Songwriter tour, Patty Griffin tells Billboard.com there was very little hesitation.
2000 - Trisha Yearwood joins the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. A native of Monticello, Ga., Yearwood is inducted by Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes.
Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who also recorded the pop novelty song "The Purple People Eater," died yesterday (Sept. 16) in Nashville. He was 82. Wooley had suffered from leukemia since 1996 and was hospitalized Monday at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.