1. Smokin' Grooves Returns With Outkast, Hill, Roots

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and the Roots lead the lineup for the revitalized Smokin' Grooves festival, which kicks off July 18 outside San Francisco and runs through Aug. 7 in Atlanta. Jurassic 5, DJ Shado Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and the Roots lead the lineup for the revitalized Smokin'…

  2. Marc Anthony Lays Out Summer Trek

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield, Mass. The trek, which comes in support of the Latin superstar's upcoming Columbia album "Mended," is slated to last through Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield,…

  3. Area: Two Festival Kicks Off In Late July

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as previously reported, feature the electronic music maven, along with David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, and newly announced artists Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as…

  4. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, Tupac/Biggie, Satriani

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Jamiroquai's exiting keyboardist/songwriter, Tupac Shakur/Biggie Smalls documentary, and Joe Satriani's forthcoming album. British funk/soul combo Jamiroquai has parted ways with longtime keyboardist and songwriting collaborator Toby Smith. A post on the group's…

  5. Country Artists Flock To Detroit

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT George Jones, Tracy Byrd, and Aaron Tippin will be the nightly headliners for Detroit's 20th annual Budweiser Downtown Hoedown. Bearing the theme "United We Stand," the free country music festival is George Jones, Tracy Byrd, and Aaron Tippin will be the nightly headliners for…

  6. Wyclef Continues The 'Masquerade'

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo album, "Masquerade," due June 18 from Columbia. First single "PJ's" has begun to get early airplay on U.S. radio outlets... Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo…

  7. Injured Jewel Determined To Tour Europe

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel plans to go ahead with her planned European tour. Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel…

  8. Alanis Expands Summer Tour Plans

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off May 1 in San Diego. Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams will support through May Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as…

  9. Scorpions Bring The 'Hurricane' On Best-Of, Tour

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The career of veteran German hard rock act the Scorpions will be celebrated on "Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions," due May 28 on Hip-O. The band will also embark on a summer U.S. package tour The career of veteran German hard rock act the Scorpions will be celebrated on …

  10. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  11. King Of Blues, Queen Of Soul For Indy Jazz Fest

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Indy Jazz Fest may be shorter this year -- only a weekend instead of a week -- but no one can complain when a king and a queen are showing up. Blues guitarist B.B. King and queen of soul Aretha Fr The Indy Jazz Fest may be shorter this year -- only a weekend instead of a week -- but no…

  12. Suit Over Wynette's Death Resolved

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a confidential out-of-court settlement between her daughters and a Pittsburgh doctor. The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a…

  13. Ashanti Continues Quadruple Chart Reign

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For a second straight week, Ashanti holds on to top spot on The Billboard 200 with her self-titled Murder Inc./Def Jam debut, while her single "Foolish" once again leads Billboard's Hot 100. Although For a second straight week, Ashanti holds on to top spot on The Billboard 200…

  14. Onyx 'Bac' Again With Fourth Album

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Manic rap trio Onyx returns after a four-year break with its fourth album, "Bacdafucup: Part 2," due June 26 from Koch/In The Paint. Named after the group's 1993 breakthrough debut, the album will rep Manic rap trio Onyx returns after a four-year break with its fourth album, …

  15. Indigo Girls Nail Down Summer Tour Plans

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Indigo Girls will kick off their summer North American tour May 27 in Portsmouth, Va., and will be on the road through a July 21 date in Winter Park, Colo. The trek comes in support of the duo's l The Indigo Girls will kick off their summer North American tour May 27 in Portsmouth,…

  16. Crow, Train, Marley Step 'Outside'

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first reported yesterday by Billboard Bulletin, Sheryl Crow, Train, Ziggy Marley, and O.A.R. have signed on for the Jeep World Outside Festival tour, kicking off July 10 in Charlotte, N.C., and wra As first reported yesterday by Billboard Bulletin , Sheryl Crow, Train, Ziggy Marley, and O…

  17. All 'Trails' Lead To Rush Tour

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian power trio Rush will kick off its first tour in five years June 28 in Hartford, Conn. The 27 confirmed stops are the first in the band's planned extensive tour in support of its latest Atlant Canadian power trio Rush will kick off its first tour in five years June 28 in Hartford…

  18. 'Pop Idols' Battle On U.K. Charts

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Gareth Gates has now outdone Will Young, the singer that beat him to the "Pop Idol" crown on the U.K. TV series -- at least in terms of weeks at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. Gates' "Unchained Melo Gareth Gates has now outdone Will Young, the singer that beat him to the…

  19. Something More

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ginny Owens' 1999 debut album, Without Condition, established her as one of the most impressive new talents in the Christian pop pantheon, netting her the Gospel Music Assn.'s Dove Award for best new Ginny Owens' 1999 debut album, Without Condition, established her as one of…

  20. Forever Now, Talk Talk, Talk and The Psychedelic Furs

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS The Psychedelic Furs REISSUE PRODUCER : Bruce Dickinson ORIGINAL PRODUCERS:various Columbia/Legacy CK 85918 THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS Talk Talk Talk REISSUE PRODUCER : Bruce Dickinson The Psychedelic Furs' evolution—one common to many acts born in the punk era that later…

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