1. Dead, Dylan Go On The Road Again

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the second leg of the former's Summer Getaway Tour, set to kick off July 29 in a yet-to-be-announced location. The two acts last hit the road together in 1987 o The Dead and Bob Dylan will co-headline the second leg of the former's Summer…

  2. Nelson Drafts Famous Pals For July 4th Picnic

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Country music icon Willie Nelson will reprise his annual Fourth of July Picnic this year at the Two River Canyon Amphitheatre in Spicewood, Texas. Country music icon Willie Nelson will reprise his annual Fourth of July Picnic this year at the Two River Canyon Amphitheatre in Spicewood, Texas.…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies makes an appearance on the UPN series "Gary & Mike." The episode features the voices of various bandmembers offering commentary on t 2001 - A claymation version of Canada's Barenaked Ladies…

  4. 'American Dreams' Spawns Soundtrack Album

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version of the classic music show "American Bandstand," has spawned a soundtrack. As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version…

  5. Steely Dan Confirms First Tour In Three Years

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Steely Dan has unveiled details for its first tour since the summer of 2000, kicking off July 23 in Costa Mesa, Calif., and wrapping Aug. 31 in Syracuse, N.Y. Steely Dan has unveiled details for its first tour since the summer of 2000, kicking off July 23 in Costa Mesa, Calif., and wrapping…

  6. Grohl Gets Behind Killing Joke's 'Axis'

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters frontman/rock drummer extraordinaire Dave Grohl is showing up everywhere -- his latest gig is as the drummer on the new Killing Joke album, Billboard reports in the April 12 issue. The pr Foo Fighters frontman/rock drummer extraordinaire Dave Grohl is showing up everywhere -- his…

  7. Seed

    April 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Afro Celt Sound System returns after its hit album Volume 3: Further in Time with a new, simplified band name—Afro Celts—and a superb follow-up record. The Afro Celt Sound System returns after its hit album Volume 3: Further in Time with a new, simplified band name—Afro Celts—and a superb…

  8. Mayer Flies With Crows For Summer Tour

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, recent Grammy winner John Mayer and the Counting Crows will link up to hit the road on a co-headlining U.S. tour this summer. As tipped here last month , recent Grammy winner John Mayer and the Counting Crows will link up to hit the road on a co-headlining U.S. tour…

  9. Blink, Simpson/Lachey, Abdul Eye MTV Shows

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey are among the artists who will star in upcoming MTV reality programs. Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey are among the artists who will star…

  10. Tunes On TV

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 31-April 6, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday> / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 31 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Deana Carter (also scheduled: Richard Chamberlain; Queen Noor). "7 Days Left: Queen Latifah Goes To…

  11. Diamonds on the Inside

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ben Harper's newest disc, Diamonds on the Inside, begins with the distant voices of musicians and producers bantering before the control room announces the recording process has begun. Ben Harper's newest disc, Diamonds on the Inside, begins with the distant voices of musicians and…

  12. Billboard Bits: Rascal Flatts, Ozomatli, Steve Wynn

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Rascal Flatts, Ozomatli, Steve Wynn Country act Rascal Flatts will be the featured entertainment for CMT's spring break concert in Daytona Beach, Fla. The group will perform a free show April 12 on the beach that will be filmed by the cable channel for an hour-long broadcast…

  13. Marley Bassist Proceeds With Royalties Lawsuit

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Aston "Family Man" Barrett, the longtime bassist with Bob Marley & the Wailers, today (March 28) received the green light from London's High Court to mount a claim over the band's royalties, poten Aston "Family Man" Barrett, the longtime bassist with Bob…

  14. Kravitz, Armstrong Join Anti-War Chorus

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Lenny Kravitz have joined the ranks of musicians airing their anti-war sentiments in song. Each has made available a track for free download; an MP3 of Armstrong's Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Lenny Kravitz have joined the ranks of…

  15. Orrico Set For 'American Dreams'

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop artist Stacie Orrico has landed a part on an upcoming episode of the nostalgic NBC series "American Dreams." She'll have an acting role and sing the Angels' 1963 No. 1 Billboard single "My Boyfrie Pop artist Stacie Orrico has landed a part on an upcoming episode…

  16. Good Charlotte Prepares For Honda Civic Tour

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST After having performed on the last two Vans Warped Tour outings, Good Charlotte guitarist Billy tells Billboard.com the upcoming Honda Civic Tour, which also features co-headliners New Found Glory as After having performed on the last two Vans Warped Tour outings, Good Charlotte guitarist…

  17. Billboard Bits: Tenacious D, Anastacia/Elton, Indigo

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Tenacious D, Anastacia/Elton, Indigo Girls Comedy rock duo Tenacious D has cut short its European tour in light of the war that has broken out in Iraq. The group canceled planned appearances this week in Sweden, including an appearance on the "Later with Luuk Show." In a…

  18. AFIM's 2003 Indie Awards

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon during its convention at the Orlando (Fla.) World Center Marriott. The AFIM confab was held in conjunction with The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon…

  19. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Chesney, 'Dreams' & More

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Chesney, 'American Dreams' Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi will join a cast of New Jersey-based rockers at the Hope Concert, set for April 29 at the intimate Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, N.J. The event will also feature performances by Southside…

  20. Foo Fighters Mapping Out U.S. Tour

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield, Calif. Dates are set through April 30 in Washington, D.C., with many more expected to be added. The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield,…

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