1. Costello Commentary Spiffs DVD Retrospective

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The DVD "The Right Spectacle: The Very Best of Elvis Costello -- The Videos" will arrive Sept. 6 in the United Kingdom via demonVision. A North American release date has not yet been finalized for the Originally expected earlier this year, the DVD "The Right Spectacle: The Very…

  2. Kweli, Arcade Fire Among Vegoose Additions

    August 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock acts Arcade Fire and Animal Liberation Orchestra (ALO) and progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee have been added to the lineup of the inaugural Vegoose festival. Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, modern rock acts Arcade Fire and Animal Liberation…

  3. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A live album from eclectic guitarist Bill Frisell, "East/West" (Nonesuch). The first solo album in 14 years from Stephen Stills, "Man Alive!" (Titan/Pyramid), featuring guest spots from his Crosby,…

  4. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, the organizers behind Bonnaroo. As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread…

  5. B&E: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah has achieved what every unsigned band dreams…

  6. Tunes on TV

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 1-7, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 1 "Total Request Live (TRL)," MTV Featured artist: Bobby Valentino. "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artists: Switchfoot, Teairra Mari. "Tavis Smiley," PBS…

  7. Foo Fighters Heading To Big Easy, Down Under

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Foo Fighters are the latest addition to the lineup for the Voodoo Music Experience. The Foo Fighters are the latest addition to the lineup for the Voodoo Music Experience, which, as previously reported , will be held Oct. 29-30 over the Halloween weekend at New Orleans' City Park.…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bragg, Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Billy Bragg, Steven Seagal, Elliott Smith, Silkworm A little more than a week after Yep Roc Records confirmed it was prepping deluxe reissues of four Billy Bragg albums and a box set, the artist has postponed the projects until 2006. "As the date of release has approached, I have…

  9. Hot Product

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from teenage rapper Bow Wow, "Wanted" (Columbia). Modern rock act the All-American Rejects' "Move Along" (Interscope). An album of instrumentals from veteran artist/producer Daniel…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1988 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "The Flame," Cheap Trick.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside…

  11. Queen's Ransom: Tribute Album, 2006 U.S. Tour

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next spring to launch a full-scale tour. Queen and Paul Rodgers will play a handful of North American cities later this year before returning next spring to launch a full-scale tour. According…

  12. Flaming Lips Round Up Videos For DVD

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips have gathered 19 music videos for the DVD "VOID (Video Overview in Deceleration)," due Aug. 23 via Warner Bros. The Flaming Lips have gathered 19 music videos for the DVD "VOID (Video Overview in Deceleration)," due Aug. 23 via Warner Bros. While heavy on…

  13. Voodoo Music Experience Unveils Lineup

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to previously announced headliner Nine Inch Nails, the seventh Voodoo Music Experience will feature performances by Queens Of The Stone Age, My Chemical Romance, the Flaming Lips, Billy Id In addition to previously announced headliner Nine Inch Nails, the seventh Voodoo Music…

  14. Nazario Imbues Music With 'Apasionada'

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For the past two years, Ednita Nazario has sported a tattoo of a heart with an overlapping flame on her left shoulder. Looking hip and trim in her Miami hotel room, she explains that it is her symbol, something that will be placed on everything…

  15. Film Rights Secured For Buckley Biography

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A script currently making the rounds in Hollywood could further ignite interest in a pair of musicians, father and son, whose posthumous reputations have remained durable. A script currently making the rounds in Hollywood could further ignite interest in a pair of musicians, father and son,…

  16. Billboard Bits: Toby Keith, F. Lips, Tony Orlando

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Toby Keith, F. Lips, Tony Orlando With one album left on his DreamWorks contract following the recent release of "Honkytonk University," Toby Keith is considering starting his own label. "It's just time," the artist tells Billboard. "We're in…

  17. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  18. Snoop, Stripes, Pixies On 'Street Scene' Bill

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Doog, the White Stripes, 311, the Black Eyed Peas and the Pixies are among the acts confirmed for the 2005 edition of the San Diego Street Scene festival. Snoop Doog, the White Stripes, 311, the Black Eyed Peas and the Pixies are among the acts confirmed for the 2005 edition of the San…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years with a string of acoustic performances opening for the Flaming Lips. 2003 - Singer/songwriter Liz Phair embarks on her first tour in several years with a string of acoustic performances opening…

  20. Billboard Bits: NJMHOF, Sasha, Grand National

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on NJMHOF, Sasha, Grand National The Garden State plans to honor and preserve its rich musical heritage -- which includes the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Bon Jovi, Dionne Warwick, the Fugees, the Rascals, the 1910 Fruitgum Company, Leslie Gore and Whitney…

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