1. Update: R.E.M. Sets First Major Tour In Four Years

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. has confirmed a 26-date fall North American tour, its first such undertaking since 1999. The trek begins Sept. 1 at Seattle's annual Bumbershoot festival and will wrap Oct. 11 in Atlanta, about R.E.M. has confirmed a 26-date fall North American tour, its first such undertaking…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original song at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles,…

  3. War Brings Postponements, Cancellations To Music Biz

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST The international music industry has already begun to feel the effect of the war in Iraq. Bands such as matchbox twenty, Tenacious D, and Blindside have postponed European tours, while U.S. tour on-sa The international music industry has already begun to feel the effect of the war in Iraq.…

  4. Puddle Of Mudd Bumps Album To August

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd has delayed the release of its hotly anticipated second Interscope album. Tentatively titled "Life of Display," the set is now expected in August. Modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd has delayed the release of its hotly anticipated second Interscope album .…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Authorities briefly shut down a suburban shopping mall after more than 1,000 teen-agers show up to meet boy-band B2K for an in-store autograph session at the Sam Goody music store there. 2002 - Authorities briefly shut down a suburban shopping mall after more than 1…

  7. Smile

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST During the course of a career that long ago transcended the country format, Lyle Lovett has built quite a canon of material within the film industry. During the course of a career that long ago transcended the country format, Lyle Lovett has built quite a canon of material within the film…

  8. Let Your Glory Fall

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST During the past few years a plethora of contemporary Christian artists have released praise and worship records. During the past few years a plethora of contemporary Christian artists have released praise and worship records. Among the most successful was Phillips, Craig & Dean's…

  9. Atlanta Hip-Hop Festival Changes Venues

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST After being rejected twice by the city of Atlanta, promoters of a hip-hop festival planned for April hope to hold it at the Georgia International Horse Park in nearby Conyers, Ga., 27 miles east of do After being rejected twice by the city of Atlanta, promoters of a hip-hop festival planned…

  10. 'Idol' Contestants Honor Lamont Dozier

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Legendary Motown composer Lamont Dozier, responsible for writing 14 No. 1 songs on The Billboard Hot 100, will be a special celebrity judge on tomorrow's (March 11) installment of "American Idol" on F Legendary Motown composer Lamont Dozier, responsible for writing 14 No. 1…

  11. 11TunesOnTV

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 10 "Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish (also scheduled: John Ritter). "VH1 News Special: Girls Gone Wild,…

  12. Stars To Celebrate Steinway Anniversary

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST New York's Carnegie Hall will host a three-day concert series celebrating the 150th anniversary of legendary piano maker Steinway & Sons. Under the title "A Celebration of Music," the June 5-7 eve New York's Carnegie Hall will host a three-day concert series…

  13. 38th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM Awards show, set for May 21 in Las Vegas. The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced its award nominees March 4 in Los Angeles. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM…

  14. Matchbox Twenty, Sugar Ray Team For Tour

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for a North American tour, set to begin April 25 in New Orleans and last through a July 6 finale in Raleigh, N. Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for…

  15. Gods and Generals

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. The main draw for this Civil War epic's soundtrack is a new track by Bob Dylan. But while "Cross the Green Mountain" is a restrained and moving number by itself, its arrangement sounds a shade…

  16. The American Song-Poem Anthology

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket tabloids? Ever wonder about the quality of material submitted, and for a fee, then recorded? If so, look no further than this col Recall seeing those "songs-poems" ads in the back pages of supermarket…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and undergoing surgery for tendon damage. Adkins ignores doctors' warnings to remain seated and walks around the stage so fa 1999 - Trace Adkins plays his first concert since breaking his ankle and…

  20. '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…

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