Essence Fest Draws Biggest Crowds Ever

Essence Fest Draws Biggest Crowds Ever

New Orleans' Essence Music Festival posted the highest attendance in its eight-year history with some 223,000 people taking part in the three-day celebration of African culture and music.
'N Sync's Fatone Headed To Broadway

'N Sync's Fatone Headed To Broadway

Joey Fatone, one-fifth of hit-making boy band 'N Sync, will make his Broadway debut in the long-running production of "Rent," the New York Times reports. Fatone is due to take on the role of Mark, a struggling video artist and narrator of the show; his first public performance in the role is scheduled for Aug. 5.
Mike Myers Considers Keith Moon Flick

Mike Myers Considers Keith Moon Flick

"Austin Powers" star Mike Myers is discussing the possibility of starring in a new movie about founding drummer of the Who, Keith Moon. Myers and Who frontman Roger Daltrey have discussed plans for a forthcoming film, and the 39-year-old comic actor said he hoped it would be made.
Westerberg Takes 'Stereo' On The Road

Westerberg Takes 'Stereo' On The Road

Minneapolis-based singer/songwriter Paul Westerberg will kick off his Come Feel Me Tremble tour July 25 at the John Anson Ford Theatre in Los Angeles.
'The Barbershop' Boasts Fresh Cuts

'The Barbershop' Boasts Fresh Cuts

Music by Fabolous, P. Diddy, Jagged Edge, Glenn Lewis, and Amel Larrieux will grace the upcoming Epic soundtrack to "The Barbershop." Due Aug. 27, the set is led by the single "Stingy" by Ginuwine, which is already No. 42 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.
Hazlewood Plans First Ever European Tour

Hazlewood Plans First Ever European Tour

Veteran cult American artist and music industry maverick Lee Hazlewood has finalized plans for the first-ever solo European tour of his five-decade-long career. Commencing on Sept. 7 in Aarhus, Denmark, the 16-date tour will see the 73-year-old Hazlewood backed by an array of contemporary musicians, including members of the High Llamas. Other musicians and special guests are to be announced soon.
Incubus Heading Back On The Road This Fall

Incubus Heading Back On The Road This Fall

Having just wrapped a headlining stint on Honda's Civic Tour, California-based modern rock outfit Incubus has unveiled plans for a fall North American jaunt. The 39-date tour will largely visit secondary markets not hit on the Civic run, beginning Aug. 31 in Reno, Nev., and due to last through November. Shows are currently set through Oct. 31 in Irvine, Calif.
Phil Collins Returns To 'Testify'

Phil Collins Returns To 'Testify'

Adult contemporary titan Phil Collins has wrapped his first all-new solo album in six years, "Testify," due Nov. 12 from Atlantic. "Testify" marks the first release of new Collins music since the 1999 soundtrack to "Tarzan," which won the artist an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and a Grammy on the strength of the single "You'll Be in My Heart."
Timothy White Tribute Concert In The Works

Timothy White Tribute Concert In The Works

A number of top artists -- including James Taylor, Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, and Don Henley -- have committed to playing a tribute concert in memory of late Billboard Editor in Chief Timothy White. White collapsed in an elevator June 27 in Billboard's New York offices and was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of an apparent heart attack. He was 50.
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28TunesOnTV

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Music-related TV listings for July 8-14.

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