1. Beatles, Cirque Du Soleil Team For Vegas Show

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrical production that will replace the legendary Siegfried & Roy act at Las Vegas' Mirage hotel-casino. The Beatles are teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to create a theatrical production that will replace the legendary…

  2. Billboard Bits: Holiday Havoc, The Hip/TMBG, LIFEbeat

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Holiday Havoc, The Hip/TMBG, LIFEbeat Snowboarders, skaters and music fans will descend on the parking lot of Anaheim, Calif.'s Angel Stadium Nov. 13-14 for the inaugural Holiday Havoc festival. The first day's lineup will feature the reunited A Tribe Called Quest, Cypress…

  3. Vote For Change Tour Wraps In D.C.

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at Washington, D.C.'s MCI Center. To close the show, more than a dozen major acts teamed for covers of the Nick Lowe-wr The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at…

  4. Uploud.com, Deerhoof, Vote For Change

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Uploud.com, Deerhoof and Vote For Change/Realguide.com. TURN IT UP: While the digital-download marketplace is getting crowded with big-name stores from Apple to Sony Connect to Wal…

  5. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The event will feature Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M.,…

  6. TunesonTV

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 11-17, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 11 "National Anthem: Inside the Vote for Change Concert Tour," Sundance Channel Featured artists: Babyface, Jackson Browne, Dixie Chicks, John Fogerty, Jurassic 5, Dave Matthews…

  7. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran Back In Orbit It may have taken 21 years to get a new album from Duran Duran's original lineup, but it took the five members only 24 hours to decide to get back together. The group's new Epic album, "Astronaut," is the first from the original lineup since 1983&…

  8. McCoury Tops Bluegrass Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of the year award at the 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards last night (Oct. 7) at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of the year award at the 15th Annual…

  9. Taylor Offers Holiday Tunes With Hallmark

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT James Taylor will on Nov. 1 release a new Christmas album that will be available exclusively through Hallmark stores. The project is Taylor's first since 2002's "October Road," his last album for Colu James Taylor will on Nov. 1 release a new Christmas album that will be…

  10. International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Below are the winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR The Del McCoury Band MALE…

  11. CD/DVD Captures Queen 'On Fire'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV. Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at…

  12. Billboard Bits: Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Courtney Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles Despite ongoing legal and financial woes, Courtney Love is finally mounting a short tour with her all-girl backing band, the Chelsea. The five-date California swing begins Oct. 24 in San Diego and will proceed to San Francisco (Oct. 26), Santa Cruz …

  13. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Billy Corgan, Butch Walker

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Corgan, Butch Walker The Roots, the Dead's Mickey Hart, the Coup, Michelle Shocked and Third Eye Blind are the first acts to sign on for the second We the Planet Music and Activism Festival. The event will be held Nov. 13 at the Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland,…

  14. Fogerty Readies Fall Headlining Tour

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following his run on the ongoing Vote for Change tour, John Fogerty will launch his own headlining tour Nov. 8 at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium. At deadline, 11 stops were confirmed. The former C Following his run on the ongoing Vote for Change tour, John Fogerty will launch his own…

  15. Young Jams For Votes, Readies 'Greatest Hits'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although not an announced part of the lineup, Neil Young spent the weekend making appearances at Vote for Change tour stops in Toledo, Ohio, and Detroit. Sources suggest the veteran Canadian singer/so Although not an announced part of the lineup, Neil Young spent the weekend making…

  16. Springsteen Adds NJ 'Vote' Show

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Days after the official all-star finale in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen will steer the Vote for Change tour homeward to host a concert at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Days after the official all-star finale in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen will steer…

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 4-10)

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 4-10, 2004). INSIDE HIP-HOP: It's hip-hop's week in the sun as the genre comes under the television microscope from several different angles. VH1 is at the forefront of the looksee, with "And You Don't Stop: 30…

  18. Falkner Eyes Solo Album, Plays With McCartney

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Versatile pop-rocker Jason Falkner, five years removed from the release of his last full-length solo album, "Can You Still Feel?" (Elektra), is nearing completion of its follow-up while balancing mult Versatile pop-rocker Jason Falkner, five years removed from the release of his…

  19. Love Saddled With Financial, Legal Woes

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love's trial on drug possession charges was postponed yesterday (Sept. 30), but her financial woes mounted as creditors on both coasts pressed court claims that the singer/actress was dodging Courtney Love's trial on drug possession charges was postponed yesterday (Sept. 30…

  20. Billboard Bits: Gwen Stefani, Seal, Johnny Cash

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Gwen Stefani, Seal, Johnny Cash No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani's highly anticipated solo debut finally has a name: "Love, Angel, Music, Baby" will arrive Nov. 23 via Interscope. First single "What You Waiting For?" was commercially released on Tuesday,…

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