1. Get Up Kids Get A Lift From Superchunk

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Underground rock outfit Get Up Kids will hit the road for an extensive summer tour, beginning May 24 in Houston, and winding down July 16 in the group's Kansas City, Mo., hometown. The trek comes on t Underground rock outfit Get Up Kids will hit the road for an extensive summer tour,…

  2. Cher Says 'Farewell' With 50-City Tour

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Everlasting diva Cher will cap her nearly 40-year performing career with a massive, three-month North American tour which she says will be her last. Living Proof -- The Farewell Tour will kick off wit Everlasting diva Cher will cap her nearly 40-year performing career with a massive, three…

  3. Reggae Stars Bring The 'Love' On Tour

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran reggae artist and ska pioneer Toots & the Maytals, whose "Pressure Drop" has been covered by the likes of the Clash and the Specials, will headline the One Love Festival, a U.S. reggae tou Veteran reggae artist and ska pioneer Toots & the Maytals, whose "…

  4. Marc Anthony Lays Out Summer Trek

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield, Mass. The trek, which comes in support of the Latin superstar's upcoming Columbia album "Mended," is slated to last through Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield,…

  5. Train Tops California Music Awards

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT San Francisco-based rock act Train took home several top honors at Saturday's 25th annual California Music Awards, including best album for the Columbia release "Drops of Jupiter." The band's lead sin San Francisco-based rock act Train took home several top honors at…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Phish, the Temptations, Paulina Rubio, and Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. TOO MANY PHISH IN THE SEA: Besting its previous record by one, jam-band Phish has six live albums that debut on The Billboard 200 this week. In October 2001, five live CDs all debuted the same…

  7. Alanis Expands Summer Tour Plans

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off May 1 in San Diego. Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams will support through May Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as…

  8. Goo Goo Dolls' 'Flowers' Bloom On The Road

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Goo Goo Dolls have tacked on a host of dates to their summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, is set to kick off May 23 in Houston. Goo Goo Dolls have tacked on a host of dates to their summer North American tour, which, as previously reported , is set to kick off May 23 in…

  9. Galaxy Of Stars Heads To 'Zootopia'

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 2002 edition of New York radio station WHTZ/Z100's annual "Zootopia" summer concert will feature performances by some of the biggest stars in music, including Celine Dion, P. Diddy, Bon Jovi, Mary The 2002 edition of New York radio station WHTZ/Z100's annual "…

  10. Onyx 'Bac' Again With Fourth Album

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Manic rap trio Onyx returns after a four-year break with its fourth album, "Bacdafucup: Part 2," due June 26 from Koch/In The Paint. Named after the group's 1993 breakthrough debut, the album will rep Manic rap trio Onyx returns after a four-year break with its fourth album, …

  11. Not Quite Van Halen: Roth, Hagar Team For Tour

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In perhaps one of the strangest pairings in recent memory, former Van Halen frontmen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar will hit the road together on this summer's co-headlining Song For Song, The Heavywe In perhaps one of the strangest pairings in recent memory, former Van Halen frontmen…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Ashanti, debut chart-topping singles, LeAnn Rimes, and Gordon Lightfoot. TWO FOR TWO: After a six-week reign, "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule falls out of pole position on Billboard's Hot 100, making way for Ashanti to have her…

  13. Moby Opts For More Warmth, Less Attitude

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the kind that listeners can "take home and embrace." Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the…

  14. Biggie Relatives Sue Los Angeles

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The family of the Notorious B.I.G. has sued the city of Los Angeles, alleging that the Police Department could have done more to prevent the chart-topping rapper's 1997 murder. The civil rights and wr The family of the Notorious B.I.G. has sued the city of Los Angeles, alleging that the…

  15. Top Rock Acts Sign On For 'Town Fair'

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Godsmack, Outkast, Nickelback, P.O.D., and Alien Ant Farm are confirmed for the third edition of the Rolling Rock Town Fair, set for July 27 at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds near Latrobe, Pa. Th Godsmack, Outkast, Nickelback, P.O.D., and Alien Ant Farm are confirmed for the third…

  16. Jackson Browne Plans Acoustic Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo acoustic tour, set to begin May 5 in Concord, N.H. The trek will visit a variety of intimate theaters and halls Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo…

  17. High Times Rolls Out Hip-Hop Tour

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated a brief North American tour for a group of artists that appear on its first release, "THC (The Hip-Hop Collectio High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated…

  18. Spears Dubs NYC Restaurant 'Nyla'

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST The New York restaurant Britney Spears is opening will be called Nyla -- for New York, her new home, and Louisiana, her home state. Previous reports suggested that the eatery would be called "Pinky's, The New York restaurant Britney Spears is opening will be called Nyla -- for New…

  19. 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…

  20. Billboard Bits: Dudley Moore, Zappa, Early Day Miners

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Dudley Moore, Frank Zappa, Early Day Miners British actor and accomplished pianist Dudley Moore, who became an unlikely Hollywood heart-throb portraying a cuddly pipsqueak whose charm melted hearts in "10" and "Arthur," died today (March 27) at his home in New…

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