Field Day Fest In Doubt

Field Day Fest In Doubt

The Field Day festival, scheduled for June 7-8 in Calverton, N.Y., appears to be in doubt. According to published reports, officials in Suffolk County have denied the festival a permit to operate, fearing local police would not be able to handle the anticipated crowd of 50,000. Radiohead, the Beastie Boys, Beck, Underworld, Sigur Ros, the Roots, and Liz Phair are among the acts scheduled to appear at the two-day affair.
Jewel Pleasing Fans Online, On Tour

Jewel Pleasing Fans Online, On Tour

Atlantic Records is offering something extra to Jewel fans who buy her forthcoming album "0304," due June 3, during its first week of release. Each copy in the first run of "0304" will include a download card with a unique PIN number allowing access to a secure site from which users can download solo live MP3 versions of "The New Wild West" and "Life Uncommon." The promotion runs through June 9.
Britney Copyright Infringement Suit Dismissed

Britney Copyright Infringement Suit Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Britney Spears, saying two Philadelphia songwriters failed to prove the pop singer copied the melody of one of their songs.
Eve 6 Readies 'Heady' Album, Plans Tour

Eve 6 Readies 'Heady' Album, Plans Tour

Modern rock act Eve 6 will hit the road next month in advance of the July 22 release of "It's All in Your Head" (RCA). Produced by Gregg Wattenberg (Five For Fighting) and mixed by Tom Lord-Alge (Rolling Stones), the band's third album will be preceded by the radio single "Think Twice."
Neville Gets Back To 'Nature'

Neville Gets Back To 'Nature'

Veteran New Orleans-based vocalist Aaron Neville plans to release an album of his interpretations of American standards. Due Aug. 26, "Nature Boy" is his first album under a new deal with Verve. The collection features Neville working through songs by the likes of Nat "King" Cole, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin, among others.
'Now' Is The Time For O.A.R.'s Label Jump

'Now' Is The Time For O.A.R.'s Label Jump

As an independent band that manages to sell more than 300,000 copies of your self-released albums, signing with a major label might seem like the most logical move to the next level. But O.A.R. bassist Benj Gersham tells Billboard.com the Maryland-bred, Ohio State University-brewed group's decision to ink with Lava/Atlantic was anything but simple.
Trachtenburg Clan Takes Slideshow On The Road

Trachtenburg Clan Takes Slideshow On The Road

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players will kick off its Summer Slideshow Bizarre Tour '03 tour with a June 22 performance during Los Angeles' Matt Groening-curated All Tomorrow's Parties festival.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Tracy Byrd takes part in a tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Byrd sings while the jumbotron video screens show highlights of Earnhardt's many exploits at the track.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Indie-rock community/retailer Insound, Radiohead, and Jewel.
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Indie-rock community/retailer Insound, Radiohead, and Jewel.

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