1. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee…

  2. Stones Offer A Career Taste On 'Licks'

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Rolling Stones have recorded four new tracks for an upcoming retrospective double-disc, set for an Oct. 1 release via Virgin (Sept. 30 outside North America; Sept. 23 in Japan). The 4 As expected , the Rolling Stones have recorded four new tracks for an upcoming retrospective…

  3. 33TunesOnTV

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 12-18, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 12 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: David Bowie, Moby (also scheduled: Seann William Scott). "Last Call With Carson…

  4. Learning From Falling

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT J Records founder Clive Davis and his key A&R man, Peter Edge, have a knack for discovering tomorrow's superstar divas today. J Records founder Clive Davis and his key A&R man, Peter Edge, have a knack for discovering tomorrow's superstar divas today. Lamya is the duo's…

  5. Montgomery Gentry Rolls Into 'Town'

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having successfully carved a niche as purveyors of hard-charging country rock, working-class party songs, and male-perspective ballads, Columbia duo Montgomery Gentry has set out to broaden its musical horizons while staying true to the MG vibe…

  6. Box Car Racer, The Used Hit The Road

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock outfit the Used for a fall North American tour, due to kick off Oct. 25 in Dallas and run through Nov. 26 in Las Vegas. Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock outfit the Used for a fall North American…

  7. Kid Rock Rides Into 'Biker Boyz' Flick

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After playing a Trans Am-driving rival of David Spade in "Joe Dirt," Kid Rock is ready to gun it on the big screen again -- this time on two wheels in DreamWorks Pictures' urban motorcycle film "Biker After playing a Trans Am-driving rival of David Spade in "Joe Dirt,…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000. 1998 - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd…

  9. Plant, Dylan, Stones Bask In 'Moonlight Mile'

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Tim Buckley cover from Robert Plant's latest solo album and classics by the likes of the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, and David Bowie will set the mood for upcoming Touchstone film "Moon A Tim Buckley cover from Robert Plant's latest solo album and classics by the…

  10. Bowie's 'Best' Offers Something For Everyone

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie's life as a pop star has passed through so many phases, it's only natural that his music has affected fans in different ways. So for the Oct. 22 EMI release of "Best of Bowie," 16 differen David Bowie's life as a pop star has passed through so many phases,…

  11. Wilco's 'Heart' Heads To DVD; New Album In Works

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sam Jones' illuminating Wilco documentary "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart" is gradually making its way across the country, but even after a year-and-a-half following and filming the band, director/ph Sam Jones' illuminating Wilco documentary "I Am Trying To Break…

  12. Jurassic 5 Fights The 'Power'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California-based hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5 has set an Oct. 8 release date for its sophomore Interscope set, "Power in Numbers." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Quality Control," which debuted at N California-based hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5 has set an Oct. 8…

  13. The Dead Successfully Brought To Life

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legac The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead --…

  14. 32Tunes

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 5-11, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 5 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Primal Scream, Shakira, Natalie Imbruglia, Ja Rule, Doves, Vanessa Carlton. "The Tonight Show With…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's…

  16. 'Elvis And Priscilla' Make Theater Plans

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co-produce a musical theater production, "Elvis and Priscilla," based on her romance with the King. A nationwide contest wil Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co…

  17. New Orleans Kids To Be Weaned On Jazz

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Students in five New Orleans public schools will be treated to live jazz on a regular basis starting in the fall of 2003. The University of New Orleans (UNO) and the New York-based Louis Armstrong Edu Students in five New Orleans public schools will be treated to live jazz on a regular basis…

  18. Poll: Bring Courtney Love's Reality To TV

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Outspoken and outlandish rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love is the music star fans would like most to follow through a reality television series similar to "The Osbournes," according to a Billboard.c Outspoken and outlandish rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love is the music star…

  19. Def Jam Launches 'Free Slick Rick' Petition

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U.S. "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U…

  20. Doves, Bowie Among Mercury Prize Nominees

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's Panasonic Mercury Music Prize, announced this morning (July 30) in London. U.K. television host and former Squeeze keyb David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's…

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