1. Mould Joins United Musicians For Albums, Tour

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded by musicians Aimee Mann and Michael Penn. The company, in conjunction with RED Distribution and Mould's own Gran Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded…

  2. Little Steven Goes 'Underground' With Radio Show

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musician/actor Little Steven Van Zandt will launch a weekly syndicated radio show with an April 7 gala taping in New York. "Hard Rock Cafe Presents Little Steven's Underground Garage" will showcase mu Musician/actor Little Steven Van Zandt will launch a weekly syndicated radio…

  3. Fast Folk: A Community of Singers & Songwriters

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST This two-CD release exhaustively documents the 1980s-'90s Greenwich Village folk music scene via recordings for the Fast Folk record label and Fast Folk magazine, which helped jump start the careers o This two-CD release exhaustively documents the 1980s-'90s Greenwich Village folk…

  4. Silverchair Peers Through 'Diorama'

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Australian rock trio Silverchair has set a July 9 North American release date for its Atlantic debut, "Diorama," which will arrive in Australia in April via new independent label Eleven. "This is our Australian rock trio Silverchair has set a July 9 North American release date…

  5. Tunes On TV

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 25-March 3, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2002 "MTV Cribs Presents: How To Live Like a Pop Star," MTV Featured Artists: Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, N Sync, O-Town, Lil Bow Wow, Willa Ford …

  6. Strokes, Beta Band Flesh Out Coachella Lineup

    February 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the…

  7. Olga Kern, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Maxim Philippov, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano; Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra/James Conlon

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording artists. There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording…

  8. Sasha & Digweed Get 'Heavy' On Spring Tour

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt across North America, dubbed the Delta Heavy Spring 2002 Tour. The famed mixing duo will be transporting its own DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt…

  9. Billboard Bits: Waylon Jennings, Napster, The Living End

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Waylon Jennings, Napster, The Living End A special event honoring the late country icon Waylon Jennings will be held March 23 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Limited public seating will be available in the venue's balcony. No other details have yet been confirmed for the…

  10. Incubus Plans North American Tour

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Incubus will kick off a North American tour April 11 in Portland, Ore., in support of its latest Immortal/Epic set "Morning View." The 50-date tour will be sponsored by Honda Civic, wh Modern rock act Incubus will kick off a North American tour April 11 in Portland,…

  11. Robbie Williams Guilty In Plagiarism Case

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publisher must pay royalties to the owners of a song whose lyrics he plagiarized, a judge ruled today (Feb. 14) in London. Judge Nicholas Pumfrey rejected Chart-topping singer Robbie Williams and his publisher must pay royalties to the owners of a…

  12. Billboard Bits: Country Benefit, Charlatans, Barrett

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Country Benefit, Charlatans, Barrett A recent intimate concert featuring performances by country stars Garth Brooks, Chely Wright, and Keith Urban will be broadcast March 16 exclusively on the Turner South cable channel. The event, taped Jan. 6 at Green's Grocery in Leiper's…

  13. Folk Artist Dave Van Ronk Dies

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Folk singer Dave Van Ronk, who had been undergoing treatment for colon cancer, died yesterday (Feb. 10) at New York University Medical Center. He was 65. Van Ronk, who was a friend and influence on a Folk singer Dave Van Ronk, who had been undergoing treatment for colon cancer, died yesterday…

  14. The Who's Summer U.S. Tour Bows In June

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, the Who will kick off a summer U.S. tour June 28 at the 1,400-capacity Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The trek spans 16 other arena and amphitheater dates and wi As tipped here last month , the Who will kick off a summer U.S. tour June 28 at the 1,400…

  15. Springsteen Working On New Album?

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are keeping tight-lipped, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren confirmed reports that have been circulating on t Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are…

  16. Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. From the very first notes, Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues is simply a rollicking good time. The former Squeeze keyboardist's boogie-woogie piano is very…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mary J. Blige, Ramsey Lewis, Carson Daly Mary J. Blige became engaged to her boyfriend, whom she prefers to keep out of the spotlight, over the holidays. She hasn't set a wedding date, but says that when she does, it will be "no big wedding. It will be a small wedding with…

  18. Van Halen 'Weighing Options' After Label Split

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Following Van Halen's surprise departure from Warner Bros. -- the band's base for more than 23 years -- the group's attorney, Alan Mintz, tells Billboard the band is "currently weighing all the option Following Van Halen's surprise departure from Warner Bros. -- the…

  19. Bad Religion, Bosstones, NOFX To Get Warped

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran punk act Bad Religion, Boston ska band Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and snotty pop-punkers NOFX will headline this year's edition of the Vans Warped Tour, tentatively scheduled to begin in mid-Jun Veteran punk act Bad Religion, Boston ska band Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and snotty pop…

  20. Oakenfold, Deep Dish Sign On For Ultra Festival

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and Roni Size are confirmed to appear March 23 at the fourth Ultra festival, which will kick off the annual Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach. The event, which will be Paul Oakenfold, Deep Dish, and Roni Size are confirmed to appear March 23 at the fourth Ultra…

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