1. Moby Unveils Plans For Area: One Festival

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide variety of music genres for the inaugural Area: One festival tour, which will hit 16 North American markets As first tipped here earlier this month, Moby has recruited a host of major acts from a wide…

  2. Green Linnet Records—25 Years of Celtic Music

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Twenty-five years ago, Wendy Newton opened the doors of Green Linnet Records, which specializes in Celtic music from both sides of the Atlantic. Twenty-five years ago, Wendy Newton opened the doors of Green Linnet Records, which specializes in Celtic music from both sides of the Atlantic.…

  3. The Anglo Files

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Homelands, Kosheen, Schiller, Mr. Bongo. Homelands To Go Ahead As Planned Reports that U.K. dance music festival Homelands is the latest event to be canceled due to the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease sweeping the U.K. countryside are apparently hearsay. Official sources…

  4. Special Feature: Pearl Jam

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam hasn't played live in nearly five months, and it's been just shy of a year since their sixth Epic album, "Binaural," hit stores. There are no plans to record again until 2002. But this is Pearl Jam hasn't played live in nearly five months, and it's been…

  5. Pearl Jam: Spreading The Jam

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST In an exclusive interview with Billboard, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reflected on the year that was, and looked ahead to what other surprises the band may have in store. Pearl Jam hasn't played live in nearly five months, and it's been just shy of a year since their sixth Epic…

  6. Television Leads Noise Pop Chicago Lineup

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST The nine-year-old San Francisco-based Noise Pop Festival is headed to Chicago for the second time May 9-13. The star-studded lineup is led by the newly reunited New York underground rock legends Telev The nine-year-old San Francisco-based Noise Pop Festival is headed to Chicago for the second…

  7. Warped Tour Bands, Dates Confirmed

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rancid, Weezer, 311, Kool Keith, Pennywise, Rollins Band, and the Misfits are some of the bigger artists confirmed to play the annual Vans Warped Tour, set to kick off June 22 in Phoenix. An official Rancid, Weezer, 311, Kool Keith, Pennywise, Rollins Band, and the Misfits are some of the…

  8. Billboard Bits: Courtney Love, Godsmack, Yazbek

    March 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Not one to let legal wranglings slow her down, Courtney Love plans to head into a studio next week to begin work on a one-off "femme punk supergroup" project dubbed Bastard. Love, former Hole drummer Not one to let legal wranglings slow her down, Courtney Love plans to head into a…

  9. Sheik's Collaboration With Playwright Yields 'Phantom Moon'

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his lyrics, neither expected the result to become a full-fledged recording. When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his…

  10. U.K. Stars On Tap For Steve Marriott Tribute

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST A variety of veteran musicians, including Peter Frampton, the Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock, and progressive rocker Roger Chapman, are set to take to the stage April 20 at London's Astoria Theatre to comm A variety of veteran musicians, including Peter Frampton, the Sex Pistols'…

  11. Sheik's Collaboration With Playwright Yields 'Phantom Moon'

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his lyrics, neither expected the result to become a full-fledged recording. When New York playwright Steven Sater approached Atlantic singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik to write music to his…

  12. Songwriter Files Suit Over Hip-Hop Compositions

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Songwriter/producer Marc D'Andrea, known professionally as Marc n tha Dark, is seeking more than $400 million in a copyright-infringement lawsuit he has filed over 504 Boyz's No. 1 Hot Rap Singles hit Songwriter/producer Marc D'Andrea, known professionally as Marc n tha Dark,…

  13. Billboard Bits: Puffy, Mascis, Joe Henry, and more

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Sean Puffy Combs, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Carl Thomas, Brandy, Brian McKnight, J Mascis, Mike Watt, Ron Asheton, Stooges, Joe Henry, Ornette Coleman, Madonna, Marc Ribot, Brad Mehldau, Jeffe Embattled rapper/producer Sean "Puffy" Combs and minister/artist Hezekiah Walker…

  14. Former Afghan Whigs Leader Buys L.A. Bar

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST Greg Dulli has gone from bandleader to barkeep. The brooding vocalist has begun his post-Afghan Whigs life by purchasing the Short Stop bar near downtown Los Angeles. Dulli is the most publicly recogn Greg Dulli has gone from bandleader to barkeep. The brooding vocalist has begun his post…

  15. Billboard Bits: Ivy, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Ivy, Fountains Of Wayne, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow, Zack De La Rocha, Verve Pipe New York-based pop act Ivy has signed with Nettwerk for North American distribution after failing to renegotiate with Sony/550 Music. Led by French-born Dominque Durand and featuring Adam Schlesinger …

  16. Fans To Get First Crack At Pearl Jam DVD, Bootsp

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam fans won't just be getting a concert video and a second round of North American tour bootlegs: they'll be getting them before anyone else. On April 3, members of the Ten Club -- the group's Pearl Jam fans won't just be getting a concert video and a second round…

  17. Full Noise Pop Fest Lineup Unveiled

    February 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized. The event will kick off Feb. 27 and will feature performances from such indie rock favorites as Superchunk, The full lineup for the ninth annual Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco has been finalized.…

  18. Jesse Powell Returns As 'JP'

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You," began molding his singing style at the tender age of 7. "I had my first band then," recalls the 27-year-old R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You,…

  19. Jesse Powell Returns As 'JP' C

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with "You," began molding his singing style at the tender age of 7. "I had my first band then," recalls the 27-year-old singer.C R&B crooner Jesse Powell, who scored an R&B/pop hit in 1999 with …

  20. Billboard Bits: Blake Babies, 'Millionaire,' and more

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Blake Babies, Juliana Hatfield, John Strohm, Freda Love, Evan Dando, Amy Grant, Chaka Khan, Gene Simmons, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Sisqo, Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks, Sugar Ray singer Ma Newly-reformed rock trio the Blake Babies -- vocalist/bassist Juliana Hatfield,…

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