1. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He is 61. Fahey formulated an idiosyncratic blues-based fingerpicking 2001 - John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two…

  2. Update: R.I. Nightclub Fire Kills At Least 95

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White's pyrotechnics display last night (Feb. 20), killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 180 others as fran A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White…

  3. Award Fuels Simon & Garfunkel Reunion Speculation

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News that Simon & Garfunkel will be honored Sunday (Feb. 23) with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Grammy Awards has sparked rumors of a reunion of the famed duo. Unfortunately for fans, re News that Simon & Garfunkel will be honored Sunday (Feb. 23) with a Lifetime Achievement…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2001 - English vocalist Ronnie Hilton, who scored 18 U…

  5. Dixie Chicks Slate North American Tour

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio will start the Top of the World tour in Greenville, S.C., and not let up through to an Aug. 4 finale in Nash The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio…

  6. Edwyn Collins Polishes 'Syntax'

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Scottish singer/songwriter Edwyn Collins will release a new studio album, "Doctor Syntax," April 15 through Instinct Records. Consisting of 14 tracks, including three bonus songs not found on the U.K. Scottish singer/songwriter Edwyn Collins will release a new studio album, "…

  7. James Taylor Sets North American Outing

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has set an itinerary for an extensive North American tour that encompasses a whopping 55 dates over the course of five months. The jaunt will kick off May 1 Veteran folk singer/songwriter James Taylor has set an itinerary for an extensive North…

  8. Timberlake/Aguilera Tour Dates Unveiled

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera's Justified and Stripped tour will kick off June 4 at Phoenix's America West Arena. As previously reported …

  9. Historic Beach Boys Concert Comes Home

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle Records, with a DVD/VHS release to follow later in the month. "Good Timin' -- Live at Knebworth, England 1980" documents the A 1980 concert by the Beach Boys will be released on CD March 4 from Eagle…

  10. 'Last Of The Mississippi Jukes' Soundtrack, DVD Due

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's documentary tribute to the Magnolia State's blues and juke joints, will be released on DVD next month via Sanctuary. Concurrent with the March "Last of the Mississippi Jukes," filmmaker Robert Mugge's…

  11. 50 Cent Is 'Rich' Again At No. 1

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" easily remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 following its first full week of retail availability. The Shady/Interscope set, which was rush released on Feb. 6 to Rapper 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" easily…

  12. New Cash, Jennings Tributes Planned

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted with newly announced tribute albums due in the coming months. Dualtone will issue "Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean -- A Tri The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted…

  13. Leaks Force White Stripes Release Date Change

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The White Stripes have pushed forward the release date of their highly anticipated Third Man/V2 album "Elephant" from April 15 to April 1 (March 31 internationally) after songs from the disc were leak The White Stripes have pushed forward the release date of their highly anticipated…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  15. Ozzfest Gears Up For Another Summer Run

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here last week, Korn, Disturbed, and Marilyn Manson will headline Ozzfest 2003, which kicks off its eighth edition June 28 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio, Texas. F As first tipped here last week, Korn, Disturbed, and Marilyn Manson will headline Ozzfest…

  16. Beatles 'Anthology' Headed To DVD

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beatles fans will get yet another crack at the band's "Anthology" television retrospective March 31, when it is released on DVD for the first time. Beatles fans will get yet another crack at the band's "Anthology" television retrospective March 31, when it is…

  17. Billboard Bits: Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy Lifehouse will hit the road March 15 on its first U.S. tour since the September release of its sophomore album, "Stanley Climbfall" (DreamWorks). The trek will also be the band's first with guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme, a former…

  18. Chili Peppers Fill In Spring Tour Schedule

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported, begins May 1 in St. Paul, Minn., and is scheduled to run through June 21 in Salt Lake City The Red Hot Chili Peppers have sealed up their spring tour itinerary, which, as previously reported ,…

  19. Big Apple Personalities To 'Host' Grammys

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature a traditional celebrity host as in past years. Instead, the event will feature a gaggle of Gotham-associated personal Sunday's (Feb. 23) 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York will not feature…

  20. Hot Product

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from R. Kelly, Cat Power, AC/DC, Ministry, and more. 'Factory' Showroom In the wake of several release date changes and amid the ongoing controversy over child pornography allegations, R&B superstar R. Kelly returns this week with his latest Jive album, …

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