1. This Day in Music

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. Winners are chosen from a pool of E-mail entries submitted to the group's official W 2001 - The Foo Fighters treat 300 lucky fans to a rare club show at the…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's…

  3. Red Clay

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT By far the best item in Legacy's reissue series devoted to the late-'60s/ early-'70s fusion label CTI is the 1970 Freddie Hubbard disc Red Clay—which is, by the way, also the virtuosic trumpete By far the best item in Legacy's reissue series devoted to the late-'60s/…

  4. Ricky Martin Honored With Hispanic Heritage Award

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Latin pop superstar Ricky Martin is among the five winners of the 16th annual Hispanic Heritage Awards, to be presented Sept. 20 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On Oct. 12, many Latin pop superstar Ricky Martin is among the five winners of the 16th annual Hispanic…

  5. Billboard Bits: Chicago, Alice Cooper, Pressplay

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Chicago, Alice Cooper, Pressplay "Chicago V" and "Chicago VI" are the next albums in line for reissue in Rhino's ongoing Chicago catalog restoration program. Due Aug. 20, the 1972 and 1973 albums have been remastered, expanded, and repackaged with new liner…

  6. This Day in Music

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>MTV throws itself one hell of a 20th birthday party. The celebration, which takes place at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom _ is part concert, part reunion, and part pop-culture spectacle 2001 - MTV throws itself one hell of a 20th birthday party. The celebration…

  7. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

  8. McCartney, Levine Among Kennedy Center Honorees

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor James Levine are among those who will receive this year's honors from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Honors will also be bestowed upon a Former Beatle Paul McCartney and conductor James Levine are among those who will…

  9. Stewart Rifles Through Standards For J Debut

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran crooner Rod Stewart, who signed to J Records in February after 25 years with Warner-affiliated labels, is eyeing an Oct. 15 release for his label debut. Veteran crooner Rod Stewart, who signed to J Records in February after 25 years with Warner-affiliated labels, is eyeing an Oct. 15…

  10. Start With a Strong and Persistent Desire

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This U.K.-based quintet has recorded one of the most promising debut rock albums in recent memory. This U.K.-based quintet has recorded one of the most promising debut rock albums in recent memory. Taking inspiration from such acts as Tool and the Smashing Pumpkins, this 11-track project is a…

  11. 'Caution': Hot Water Music Heats Up

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph album on Oct. 22. Titled "Caution," the Gainesville, Fla.-based quartet's 12-song disc was produced by Brian McTernan (Promis Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph…

  12. Clark, Brandt Among Top CCMA Contenders

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the nominations for this year's Canadian Country Music Awards, with five each. The awards will be presented Sept. 9 at Calgary's Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the…

  13. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the 2002 Canadian County Music Awards nominees, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta: Fan's choice award: Paul Brandt Terri Clark Adam Gregory Carolyn Dawn Johnson Jason McCoy Single of the year: "Cowboy Hats," Chris…

  14. Limp Bizkit Presses On With New Album

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After a nationwide, publicity-driven hunt for a guitarist, Limp Bizkit has yet to announce a new group member, but it doesn't appear to have slowed the recording progress for its upcoming album. After a nationwide, publicity-driven hunt for a guitarist, Limp Bizkit has yet to announce a…

  15. English Producer Gus Dudgeon Killed

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran English record producer Gus Dudgeon was killed when his Jaguar veered off a motorway and down an embankment in Berkshire, England, last night (July 22). A female passenger in the car, believed Veteran English record producer Gus Dudgeon was killed when his Jaguar veered off a motorway…

  16. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me," "Got To Get You off My Mind,…

  17. Sept. 11 Concerts Will Be Scarce

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon looming, most artists touring the U.S. are planning a solemn day off for Sept. 11, Billboard reports in its July With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon…

  18. Sigur Ros Cancels Euro Festival Dates

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album. Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album …

  19. Widespread Panic Guitarist Fights Cancer

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned jam band Widespread Panic, has been diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer. "I want to assure all of you that all that can be done has been done," Houser write Michael Houser, guitarist for renowned jam band Widespread Panic, has been…

  20. Billboard Bits: The Beatles, Priest/Maiden, Suge Knight

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on The Beatles, Judas Priest/Iron Maiden, Suge Knight In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' first single, "Love Me Do," Miramax Home Entertainment will on Sept. 24 issue a two-disc DVD version of the band's 1964 film "A Hard Day&…

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