1. Carl Perkins Remembered

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The late rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins was remembered for his love of music yesterday (April 9) in his hometown of Jackson, Tenn., on what would have been his 70th birthday. The late rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins was remembered for his love of music yesterday (April 9) in his hometown of…

  2. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  3. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

  4. Hundreds Of Acts Flock To 2002 Jazz Fest

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, and India.Arie, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held at t Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt,…

  5. Billboard Bits: West Memphis Three, Frampton, Sweet

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Henry Rollins-organized West Memphis Three benefit, Peter Frampton's new record deal, and former Sweet drummer Mick Tucker's death. Alt rock stalwart Henry Rollins has organized a March 8 benefit concert to raise awareness of the case of the West Memphis Three, who many…

  6. Doughty Coughs Up Solo Tour

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in Northampton, Mass., winding down Feb. 28 in Madison, Wis. As with past solo tours in the wake of Soul Coughing's 20 Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in…

  7. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, NIN, Wynonna

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, Nine Inch Nails, Wynonna George Harrison's widow has accused her former brother-in-law of stealing Harrison memorabilia, then trying to sell it the day after the former Beatle died. California Superior Court Judge Dzintra I. Janavs on Friday granted a temporary…

  8. Rough Trade Celebrates Electronica

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation celebrating electronic artists past and present, with the track list selected by staff members at the Rough Tra Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation…

  9. Winston Looking Forward, Back With New Releases

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become synonymous with the new-age genre thanks to his seasonal-themed recordings for the Windham Hill label over the pa Although he has long since tired of the description, pianist George Winston has become…

  10. Artists To Honor Roe V. Wade At Benefit

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ani DiFranco, Bruce Hornsby, Joe Henry, and Blues Traveler's John Popper will perform at a Jan. 19 benefit concert at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C Ani DiFranco, Bruce Hornsby, Joe Henry, and Blues Traveler's John Popper will…

  11. Simple Things

    November 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fans of Air, Portishead, Dido, Kruder & Dorfmeister, and Massive Attack take note: British duo Zero 7 (aka remixer/ producers Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns) has concocted the year's most tantalizin Fans of Air, Portishead, Dido, Kruder & Dorfmeister, and Massive Attack take note:…

  12. Jam Bands Unite For Vann Benefit

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist John Medeski, and avant-garde turntablist DJ Logic were among the musicians that gathered Sunday night at New Phish bassist Mike Gordon, former God Street Wine guitarist/vocalist Lo Faber, keyboardist…

  13. My Story

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Listening to Townsend on these tracks, it's easy to hear that he's a veteran blues artist, but it's difficult to believe that he cut these tunes when he was 90 years old. Listening to Townsend on these tracks, it's easy to hear that he's a veteran blues artist, but it…

  14. Billboard Bits: Oysterhead, Rollins, Madonna

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Oysterhead, Rollins, Madonna Rock supergroup Oysterhead will donate net proceeds from its shows tonight (Nov. 13) and tomorrow at New York's Roseland Ballroom to the New York Police and Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund and the New York State Coalition Against…

  15. Update: 'Prankster' Ken Kesey Dies

    November 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Ken Kesey, a central figure of the psychedelic '60s who railed against authority in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and orchestrated an LSD-fueled bus ride that helped immortalize the era, died Satu Ken Kesey, a central figure of the psychedelic '60s who railed…

  16. Saxophonist Spike Robinson Dies

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a U.K.-based American saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, died Oct. 29 at the age of 71. Robinson died at his home in Writtle in southern Englan Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a U.K.-based American saxophonist…

  17. HOLLAND AND ELVIN JONES

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with this trio that includes two jazz heavyweights: bassist Dave Holland (former Miles Davis band member and current Ever-prolific avant-Americana guitarist Bill Frisell continues his Nonesuch odyssey with…

  18. R.E.M., Pearl Jam Battle World Hunger

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of concerts striving to raise awareness of solutions to world hunger and money to help small farmers in developing countr Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of…

  19. Folkways Revives Dylan, Monroe Tracks

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find cuts from the likes of Bob Dylan, bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, and ragtime guitarist Reverend Gary Davis to a The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find…

  20. Jarre Looks To Wind Energy For Live Show

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Keyboardist Jean Michel Jarre is making plans to hold a concert in a Danish wind turbine park with all of the electricity produced by wind energy, his management Cream Creative Management tells Billbo Keyboardist Jean Michel Jarre is making plans to hold a concert in a Danish wind turbine…

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