1. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. ""A Tribute To Hank Williams"" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim 1999 - Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever…

  2. 'America' Tribute Honored With Emmys

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night's (Sept. 22) Emmy Awards for mounting a music-driven tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just 1 The four major broadcast television networks received the Governors Award at last night…

  3. Mind Elevation

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Quirky British producer George Evelyn (aka Nightmares on Wax) has been creating groundbreaking downtempo grooves for Warp since 1995. Quirky British producer George Evelyn (aka Nightmares on Wax) has been creating groundbreaking downtempo grooves for Warp since 1995. His albums Smoker's…

  4. Yoakam Box Compiles Faves, Rarities

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career surveyed Nov. 5 on "Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years." Kentucky-born, Southern California-bred honky-tonker Dwight Yoakam will find his impressive 16-year career…

  5. Public Enemy, Minus Flav, Still Pushing Buttons

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a place that's unfortunately too familiar: jail. Flav, whose real name is William Drayton, was arrested in New York Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a…

  6. Chambers, Lloyd, Silverchair Lead ARIA Nominations

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with seven each. New acts George and the Vines received six nominations a Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record…

  7. McCartney To Release Vintage Beatles Song

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the archives for more than 35 years. The Times of London reports McCartney will use a track called "Carnival of Light" as the soundtrac Paul McCartney is ready to release a Beatles song that's been in the…

  8. Americana Awards Honor Music Greats

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural Americana Awards honored the likes of Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and producer/artist T Bone Burnett, while Cash and Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural…

  9. Prince Tour Produces Live Box Set

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Enigmatic R&B artist Prince is preparing to grace fans with a three-disc document of his spring North American One Nite Alone tour. "One Nite Alone... Live" will initially be available to members Enigmatic R&B artist Prince is preparing to grace fans with a three-disc…

  10. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill Hennessy). "Late Night With Conan O&…

  11. Krauss Headlines Clooney Festival

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning bluegrass artist Alison Krauss will headline the Rosemary Clooney Music Festival later this month. Krauss is playing with other artists from the "Down From the Mountain" tour, inspired Grammy-winning bluegrass artist Alison Krauss will headline the Rosemary Clooney…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red Cross. Announcers Chuck Marsh and Roynn Jaymes of WSLC invite listeners to bid on six tickets and a backstage pass 2001 - A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red…

  13. 37ask

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Rod Stewart, Van Halen, and Madonna. STANDARD STEWART Hello Keith, I heard that Rod Stewart's next CD, his first for J Records, is supposed to be a collection of standards from the 1920s '30s, and '40s. Is this true, and…

  14. Music Plays Healing Role In 9/11 Tributes

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT While much of the country will likely remember the events of a year ago through moments of silence, music is playing a central role in today's (Sept. 11) ceremonies to mark the first anniversary of th While much of the country will likely remember the events of a year ago through moments…

  15. Billboard Bits: RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe The 71st edition of RodeoHouston will kick off Feb. 25 in Houston's Reliant Stadium, with a performance by George Strait. Strait, who headlined the finale of last year's RodeoHouston series, will be joined by Tim McGraw (March 3), ZZ…

  16. Copeland, Astbury Join Doors For Long Haul

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing the late Jim Morrison's parts) weren't just temporary additions to the Doors' lineup for last weekend's show in Fontana, Calif. A Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing…

  17. Rock Vets To Celebrate Harrison's 60th

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a posthumous studio album from Beatles guitarist George Harrison, the coming months will bring a Harrison/Beatles tribute album under the moniker "Songs From the Material World." Accord In addition to a posthumous studio album from Beatles guitarist George Harrison,…

  18. Krauss & Union Station Plan Live Album, DVD

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass favorites Alison Krauss & Union Station will release a two-disc live album Nov. 5 via Rounder Records. The as-yet-untitled set was recorded April 29-30 at the Palace Theatre in Louisvill Bluegrass favorites Alison Krauss & Union Station will release a two-disc live album Nov…

  19. Jazz Legend Lionel Hampton Laid To Rest

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse through the streets of New York's Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis blowing a dirge to The remains of jazz great Lionel Hampton were carried in a white horse-drawn hearse…

  20. Final George Harrison Album Due In November

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to his death last November will be released this fall. "Brainwashed," produced by Harrison and his son Dhani in tandem wi The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to…

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