1. Museum Salutes Bowie's 'Sound And Vision'

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie will be the subject of a historical retrospective presented June 7-Sept. 15 by the Museum of Television and Radio (MTR) in New York and Los Angeles. "David Bowie: Sound + Vision" will feat David Bowie will be the subject of a historical retrospective presented June 7…

  2. Weller Feels Need For 'Speed'

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT British rock mainstay Paul Weller will release a live acoustic solo album, "Days of Speed," July 2 via Epic. The 18-track disc comprises performances from Weller's 2001 European tour, with tracks span British rock mainstay Paul Weller will release a live acoustic solo album, …

  3. Todd Snider's 'New Connection'

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Like the singer/songwriters he admires most, Todd Snider manages to effectively translate life experiences into songs that capture the imagination. On the R.S. Field-produced "New Connection," his fif Like the singer/songwriters he admires most, Todd Snider manages to effectively…

  4. Atlanta Prepares For 'On The Bricks'

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's 2002 On the Bricks free weekly concert series. Set for May 24 in the city's Centennial Olympic Park, the bill for the open Rising neo-soul star India.Arie will headline the inaugural show of Atlanta's…

  5. Parents Of Dream Street Members Sue

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band's creators, alleging that their children were exposed to booze, women, and pornography. The lawsuit, filed in New Y The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band&…

  6. Update: Bowie Plays Booking Agent For Meltdown

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival, including Coldplay, Gorillaz, Suede, Mercury Rev, Supergrass, Pete Yorn, and Badly Drawn Boy. The event, which runs Jun David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival ,…

  7. O Brother: Summer 'Mountain' Trek Adds Stops

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The itinerary for this summer's Down From the Mountain tour will be extended to an additional 12 destinations, up from the originally announced 29 stops. Due to kick off June 25 in Louisville, Ky., th The itinerary for this summer's Down From the Mountain tour will be extended to an…

  8. Billboard Bits: Kid Rock, Dashboard, Creamfields

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kid Rock, Dashboard Confessional, Creamfields Microhits Music Corp. has filed a copyright-infringement suit against Kid Rock (real name Robert Ritchie), his songwriting partners, publishers, Lava Records, and Atlantic Records over Rock's 1998 song "Cowboy." The suit --…

  9. White Stripes, Gaye, Trash Brats Win Big In Detroit

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam rockers Trash Brats were the big winners at the 12th annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday (April 19) at Detro Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam…

  10. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  11. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  12. Respect the Dead

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Taylor follows the release of his superb, Handy Award-nominated album White African with an equally compelling record that is, unfailingly, a galvanizing listening experience. Taylor follows the release of his superb, Handy Award-nominated album White African with an equally compelling record…

  13. The Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap into the younger generation's budding enthusiasm for Americana authenticity by presenting its veteran blues artists as folk pi In the midst of the mid-'60s folk-music boom, Chess Records strove to tap…

  14. Co-Balt

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hardcore fans of the ever-quirky, wholly uninhibited Southern singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt definitely seem to be getting more out of Brute—his occasional teaming with Widespread Panic— Hardcore fans of the ever-quirky, wholly uninhibited Southern singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt definitely…

  15. Billboard Bits: 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre "The Osbournes," the reality sitcom about rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, is officially the biggest hit series in MTV's 21-year history. Just under 6.3 million people watched Tuesday's…

  16. Costello Previews 'Cruel' In NYC

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Backed by his band the Imposters, Elvis Costello last night (April 18) gave a live preview of his forthcoming album, "When I Was Cruel," to a New York crowd made up largely of Island/Def Jam staff mem Backed by his band the Imposters, Elvis Costello last night (April 18) gave a live…

  17. Jimi Hendrix's Father Dies

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died yesterday (April 17) after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 82. A former Golden Gloves boxer who James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, died…

  18. New Album Sees The Tragically Hip 'In Violet Light'

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has slated June 11 for the North American release of its ninth studio album, "In Violet Light." Produced by Hugh Padgham (David Bowie, Genesis, the Police) and rec Canadian rock act the Tragically Hip has slated June 11 for the North American…

  19. Tyrese Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer and actor Tyrese (full name: Tyrese Gibson) has been hospitalized for injuries from a motorcycle accident last week, his spokesperson said. The 23-year-old performer sustained cuts and injured Singer and actor Tyrese (full name: Tyrese Gibson) has been hospitalized for injuries from a…

  20. Susana Baca Brings Sept. 11 Into The Studio

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs better in front of a crowd. Knowing this, she, producer Craig Street, and the folks at Luaka Bop Records decided Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs…

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