1. International Artists 'Celebrate Brooklyn'

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 24th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced a full schedule for this year's event, with artists as diverse as Dr. John, Talib Kweli, Lambchop, Femi Kuti, Ely Guerra, and Yo The 24th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced a full schedule…

  2. Group Wants Springsteen For Senate

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sure, Bruce Springsteen was born to run. But was he born to run for office? Political consultant Doug Friedline thinks so. He's leading a campaign to get the Boss elected as New Jersey's next U.S. sen Sure, Bruce Springsteen was born to run. But was he born to run for office?…

  3. Update: Osbournes To Share Their 'Family Album'

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here earlier today, the media onslaught of Ozzy Osbourne's clan will roll on next month with the release of "The Osbournes Family Album," due June 11 via Epic. The set, a Updating a story first posted here earlier today, the media onslaught of Ozzy…

  4. Update: Napster Eyeing Bankruptcy As CEO Resigns

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday, Konrad Hilbers has resigned as the CEO of Napster less than a year after taking the post, and despite a reported buy-out offer on the table from Bertelsma Updating a story first posted here yesterday, Konrad Hilbers has resigned as the CEO of…

  5. 'Sun' Shines On Lips, De La, Modest Mouse, Cake

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Flaming Lips, De La Soul, Modest Mouse, Cake, and Kinky have signed on for the inaugural Unlimited Sunshine tour, which bows July 31 in St. Louis and wraps Aug. 31 in St. Paul, Minn. The idea for the Flaming Lips, De La Soul, Modest Mouse, Cake, and Kinky have signed on for the inaugural…

  6. Ozzy, Ricky Join Queen's Jubilee Concert

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest entertainers to join the lineup for the June 3 concert honoring Queen Elizabeth II's 50 years on the throne. Buckingh Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin and heavy metal veteran Ozzy Osbourne are the latest…

  7. Sweet Smell of Success

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to make a memorable cast album from a show most people would like to forget. It's hard to make a memorable cast album from a show most people would like to forget. Sweet Smell of Success soured critics when it opened on Broadway this spring, and this score makes the main…

  8. Round Midnight, Bird,Straight, No Chaser

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DEXTER GORDON Round Midnight ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Herbie Hancock REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy M. Proper Columbia/Legacy 85811 CHARLIE PARKER Bird ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Lennie Niehaus REISSU With characteristic initiative, Legacy has reissued remastered, expanded editions of three…

  9. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine…

  10. Billboard Bits: Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2 Two days before the new Will Smith single was to have been "officially" released to radio by Columbia, U.S. top 40 stations have begun spinning it. Although the official release date is tomorrow (May 9), a number of stations began playing "…

  11. 'Rhapsody' Named U.K.'s Favorite Single

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock band Queen, is Britain's favorite single of all time, according to a poll published today (May 8). The song beat John Lennon's ballad "Imagine" to "Bohemian Rhapsody," the record-breaking hit by rock…

  12. Grisman, Bush Set For 'JamGrass' Festival Tour

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acoustic and improvisational music will return to the summer festival circuit this summer with the launch of the inaugural JamGrass 2002 tour. The run will feature the David Grisman Quintet, the Sam B Acoustic and improvisational music will return to the summer festival circuit this summer…

  13. Billboard Bits: Area: Two, Ozzy, Williams/Kid Rock

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Area: Two, Ozzy Osbourne, Williams/Kid Rock Performance art troupe Blue Man Group and drum-and-bass titan Dieselboy have been added to the lineup for Moby's Area: Two tour, which, as previously reported , kicks off July 28 in Bristow, Va. A spokesperson says the trek is hoping to…

  14. Country Stars Go 'Inside' NASCAR

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The natural link between country music and NASCAR racing will grow stronger June 11, as Warner Bros. and Curb Records team up to release the "Inside Traxx" compilation, featuring 14 country songs by t The natural link between country music and NASCAR racing will grow stronger June…

  15. Elton's Royal Recording Session

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elton John performed last week at London's Buckingham Palace -- but Queen Elizabeth II was not at home to hear him. The singer recorded a song to be played at a concert in honor of the queen's Golden Elton John performed last week at London's Buckingham Palace -- but Queen…

  16. All I Want

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT All I Want is one deep recording, with Mooney delving musically deeper the closer he inches toward the closing track. All I Want is one deep recording, with Mooney delving musically deeper the closer he inches toward the closing track. An original tune, "I Feel Like Hollerin," which…

  17. That's Why I Sing This Way

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer's singer Daryle Singletary bravely takes on some of country's finest stylists and best-loved songs with this nod to the greats that sidesteps the obvious and goes for the best. Singer's singer Daryle Singletary bravely takes on some of country's finest stylists and…

  18. Frizzle Fry, Suck on This

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San Francisco trio Primus released two highly original albums that combined the energy of punk, the heaviness of metal, a In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San…

  19. New DMB, Crows Tracks Spice Up "Deeds"

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New music from the Dave Matthews Band and Counting Crows plus a bizarre collaboration between David Bowie and Adam Sandler highlight the RCA soundtrack to Sandler's forthcoming film, "Mr. Deeds," due New music from the Dave Matthews Band and Counting Crows plus a bizarre…

  20. TMBG Screen 'Gigantic' Documentary In NYC

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moyers (producer) screened their They Might Be Giants documentary in New York last night (May 2) for an audience of family, friends, fans, and potential di Filmmakers AJ Schnack (director) and Shirley Moyers (producer) screened their They Might Be…

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