1. Hill, Arie, Marsalis Hit Caribbean Jazz Fest

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St. Lucia Jazz Festival in the Caribbean. The event, now in its 11th year, will also feature performances by India. Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St.…

  2. Hot Product

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from N*E*R*D, Destiny's Child, Bob Mould, B2K, and more. 'Search' And Ye Shall Find Production duo the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have spent the past few years churning out hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and &…

  3. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  4. Anastasio Expands Band For Summer U.S. Tour

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his self-titled solo debut album, due April 30 from Elektra. The trek, the artist's fourth solo venture since Phish wen Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has lined up a month-long U.S. tour in support of his…

  5. Billboard Bits: Faith Hill, Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Faith Hill, Pete Yorn/Elbow, Windham Hill Faith Hill is confirmed to perform at this year's Academy Awards, where she'll sing "There You'll Be" from the "Pearl Harbor" soundtrack. The Diane Warren-penned track is nominated in the best original song…

  6. Weezer's Self Promotion Irks Label

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S. modern rock radio stations this week have originated from an unlikely source: the band itself. "Dope Nose," "Keep Fishin'," "Take Control," an The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S.…

  7. Zeppelin's John Paul Jones Brings The 'Thunder'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST As a principal member of what was arguably the greatest rock'n'roll band of all time, John Paul Jones was in need for a change by the time Led Zeppelin dissolved in 1980. Putting his own music on the As a principal member of what was arguably the greatest rock'n'roll band…

  8. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Rocking 'Fang'

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing at the Matador Records offices in lower Manhattan. "We just wanted to make a more traditional record. And, personally, I was looking f "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing…

  9. Tenacious D Plans Headlining U.S. Tour

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Comedy/rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- will hit the road for a month-long headlining tour beginning March 25 in Pompano Beach, Fla. The first few dates will be intertwined with the Comedy/rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- will hit the road for a month…

  10. Marsalis Leads Playboy Jazz Lineup

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held June 15-16 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. On the first day of the event, Marsalis will perfor Wynton Marsalis leads the star-studded lineup for the 24th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to…

  11. 'O Brother' Comes 'Down From The Mountain' Again

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST On the heels of a half-dozen associated Grammy Awards recognizing the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack phenomenon, the Down From the Mountain tour it inspired will hit the road again this summe On the heels of a half-dozen associated Grammy Awards recognizing the "O…

  12. Adams, Gaithers Among Gospel Hall Inductees

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bill and Gloria Gaither, Inez Andrews, Yolanda Adams, and Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's are among 10 new inductees into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame & Museum for 2002. "This year's induct Bill and Gloria Gaither, Inez Andrews, Yolanda Adams, and Lee Williams &…

  13. Billboard Bits: 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on 'United,' Lo Fi Allstars, Baez, Liars India.Arie, Hootie & the Blowfish's Darius Rucker, Mya, Master P, Lil' Romeo, Keb' Mo', and Bob Marley's wife Rita, as well as actors Christina Applegate and Carmen Electra, will hit a Los Angeles recording…

  14. Korn Returns In May With 'Untouchables'

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfit Korn will release its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "Untouchables," on May 14, with first single "Here to Stay" due to hit radio in the coming weeks. Produced by Michael Beinhorn (Aerosm Hard rock outfit Korn will release its fifth Immortal/Epic album, "…

  15. Collaborations, Guests Highlight RAC Benefits

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Intriguing collaborations and surprise guest appearances highlighted the Recording Artist Coalition (RAC) benefit concerts last night (Feb. 26) in and around Los Angeles. The four Grammy-week shows ra Intriguing collaborations and surprise guest appearances highlighted the Recording Artist…

  16. Plant Plans Summer Sojourn With The Who

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant will perform as a special guest on at least a handful of shows on the Who's upcoming U.S. tour. Plant is confirmed to appear July 29 in Hershey, Pa., July Former Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant will perform as a special guest on at least…

  17. Krall Tops Canada's National Jazz Awards

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National Jazz Awards Sunday night in Toronto. The Nanaimo, British Columbia-native was named musician of the year and best inter Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National…

  18. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  19. 26 Days on the Road

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging HighTone artists Dallas Wayne, Bill Kirchen, Redd Volkaert, and Joe Goldmark, who joined forces last summer (with Goldmark's rhythm section Johnny and Jack) for The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging HighTone artists Dallas Wayne, Bill Kirchen,…

  20. Unreleased Tracks Bolster Noise Pop Compilation

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a two-disc, 43-track compilation due March 11 from Amazing Grease Records. The set, titled "Ten Years Of Noise Pop," will in San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary…

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