1. Stones Make Grand Entrance To Announce Tour

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon (May 7) to announce their 2002/2003 world tour, which, as first reported here this morning, will kick off Sept. 5 at The Rolling Stones arrived by blimp at New York's Van Cortland Park this afternoon …

  2. Billboard Bits: Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Essence Awards, Johnny Cash, The Vines Alicia Keys, India.Arie, and Janet Jackson will be honored at this year's Essence Awards, to be taped May 31 at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and air June 6 on Fox. Jackson will receive the magazine's "entertainer of…

  3. Billboard Bits: Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More A tribute concert in memory of Stuart Adamson, the late singer/guitarist and chief songwriter of '80s rock act Big Country, will take place May 31 at Glasgow's Barrowlands, Billboard Bulletin reports. The concert will benefit two…

  4. You Are Superior

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Cara Dillon joins a growing group of young performers that is updating traditional music with modern flavors, while preserving the integrity of the age-old originals. Cara Dillon joins a growing group of young performers that is updating traditional music with modern flavors, while preserving…

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Jimmy Eat World, the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack, and Jennifer Lopez. LAST SHALL BE FIRST: "The Middle" is exactly where the band Jimmy Eat World isn't on Billboard's two rock charts, Modern Rock Tracks and Mainstream Rock…

  6. Corgan, Earle, Spector 'Waltz' In Chicago

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which organizers said raised $40,000 for Heartland Alliance's Neon Street, a local charit An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for…

  7. Wilco-Related Releases Set To Flood Market

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST After waiting more than a year for the release of Wilco's fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," fans of the Chicago band will soon find a bevy of Wilco-related projects made available. As previ After waiting more than a year for the release of Wilco's fourth studio…

  8. Swarming B2K Fans Shut Down Mall

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 1,000 teenagers waiting for an autograph signing session with the teen R&B band B2K swarmed a Concord, Calif., record store yesterday (March 18), prompting authorities to briefly shut do More than 1,000 teenagers waiting for an autograph signing session with the teen R&B…

  9. The Guest

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phantom Planet's sophomore album neither broaches any pressing world issues nor copes with any particularly heavy emotional experiences, but what it does is present 12 tracks of fun, lighthearted rock Phantom Planet's sophomore album neither broaches any pressing world issues nor…

  10. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  11. Sam Moore Dusts Off 30-Year-Old 'Lovin'

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore has finally launched a solo career, and he's packing potent material on "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album." Released Ja More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam…

  12. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  13. '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…

  14. Cherokee Shows Her 'Soul'

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST It seems fitting that Brooklyn, N.Y.-born, Los Angeles-based Cherokee would find her musical home in Philadelphia. Her debut album, 1999's "I Love You ... Me" on Trip/RCA, was an organically soulful a It seems fitting that Brooklyn, N.Y.-born, Los Angeles-based Cherokee would…

  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. Bob Dylan To Star In 'Masked' Film

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Taking on his first acting role in 15 years, Bob Dylan has signed to star in Intermedia Films' tentatively titled "Masked & Anonymous," the big-screen directorial debut of television writer/direct Taking on his first acting role in 15 years, Bob Dylan has signed to star in…

  17. Elvis Presley

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST This DVD-Video from Eagle Vision's "Classic Albums" documentary series focuses on the making of Elvis Presley's self-titled debut album. This DVD-Video from Eagle Vision's "Classic Albums" documentary series focuses on the making of Elvis Presley's self…

  18. Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. The former Squeeze keyboardist's boogie-woogie piano is very…

  19. Kaukonen Plans Country Classics Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record an album of classic country material. "What we're talking about is an album of me doing period material from the late 1 Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record…

  20. Adamson Autopsy Shows High Alcohol Level

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band Big Country, had a high blood-alcohol level in his system when he committed suicide in a Honolulu hotel last month, according to ci Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band Big Country, had a high…

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