1. 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…

  2. Full Kid Rock Tour Details Revealed

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dates and venues for rock-rapper Kid Rock's North American tour have finally been released. The trek will kick off Feb. 22 in Saginaw, Mich. Dates stretch into the spring, ending with a pair of festiv Dates and venues for rock-rapper Kid Rock's North American tour have finally been…

  3. Van Halen Splits With Warner Bros.

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Van Halen has left Warner Bros. after spending more than 23 years on the label, according to a label spokesperson, who describes the split as amicable. The news was also confirmed by Brad Starks, webm Van Halen has left Warner Bros. after spending more than 23 years on the label, according to…

  4. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…

  5. Alan Jackson Shifts Tour Into High Gear

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alan Jackson will kick off a U.S. tour next Friday (Feb. 1) in Champaign, Ill. The country artist is riding high after his new Arista album, "Drive," debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboar Alan Jackson will kick off a U.S. tour next Friday (Feb. 1) in Champaign, Ill. The…

  6. TunesOnTV

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 21-27, 2002. MONDAY, JAN. 21 "FanClub," VH1 Featured Artist: Michael Jackson. "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Enrique Iglesias, Britney Spears, Pink, Nelly Furtado. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists:…

  7. Kid Rock To Get 'Cocky' On The Road

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock/rap bad boy Kid Rock will launch a U.S. tour next month in support of his latest Lava/Atlantic album, "Cocky." While the only confirmed dates so far are the Feb. 22 opener in Saginaw, Mich., and Rock/rap bad boy Kid Rock will launch a U.S. tour next month in support of his…

  8. Universal Compiles 'Global Hits'

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST International smashes from Daft Punk ("One More Time"), Modjo ("Lady"), ATC ("Around the World (La La La La La)"), and Artful Dodger featuring Craig David ("Re-Rewind") are among the 19 tracks that wi International smashes from Daft Punk ("One More…

  9. Nappy Roots Pay Homage To Southern Heritage

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nearly four years after signing with Atlantic Records, Bowling Green, Ky.-based hip-hop collective Nappy Roots is seeing the light of day. The sextet's long-awaited debut, "Watermelon, Chicken, and Gr Nearly four years after signing with Atlantic Records, Bowling Green, Ky.-based…

  10. Stone Pony In A Fight To Stay Put

    January 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST The owner of the Stone Pony is among a group of individuals determined to keep the famed Asbury Park, N.J., rock club in its original location, on the corner of Second and Ocean avenues, where it has The owner of the Stone Pony is among a group of individuals determined to keep the famed…

  11. Bedingfield Back At No. 1 On U.K. Singles Chart

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The traditionally soft new year sales period was good news for a number of artists when the first weekly charts of 2002 were published yesterday (Jan. 6), including the Backstreet Boys, Jools Holland, The traditionally soft new year sales period was good news for a number of artists when the…

  12. Carter, Pagano Team For Tour

    January 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15-year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as the opening acts for his upcoming 22-date tour, due to launch Jan. 25 in Jacksonville, Fla. The cross-count Teen superstar Aaron Carter has tapped 15-year-old singer Lindsay Pagano and Dream Street as…

  13. New Year's Eve Live Music Highlights

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations, there's still plenty of top-notch live music being presented in the U.S. on New Year's Eve. If you're planning to get off t While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations,…

  14. Billboard Bits: Steely Dan, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Steely Dan, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis Presley Steely Dan principals Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have recently spent time recording material which may comprise the follow-up to 2000's Grammy album of the year, "Two Against Nature." A posting on the group's official…

  15. Walls & Windows

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle) have focused their considerable artistry on a dozen songs, creating one of the best vocal albums of 2001. Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve…

  16. Final Harrison Cut Due For North American Release

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues," will see release in the North America on Jan. 8 via Rhino. The album, which contains the last song George Har Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland&…

  17. Tunes On TV

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 17-23, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2001 "'Twas the Night," HBO Featured Artists: Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Los Lobos, Bette Midler, Frank Sinatra, Macy Gray. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Britney Spears …

  18. Robbie Williams Reigns Over U.K. Charts

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week. Yesterday (Dec. 16), his Chrysalis "Swing When You're Winning" album started a fourth week at the top of the U.K. album chart, and yield Robbie Williams is Britain's undisputed chart king of the week.…

  19. Tantric To Open Creed Tour

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's upcoming North American tour, the first leg of which kicks off Jan. 16 in Atlanta and wraps Feb. 17 in Kansas City, Mo. Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's…

  20. Colvin, Vega On New Folkways Set

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky will be featured on the two-disc, 34-track Smithsonian Folkways release "Fast Folk: A Communi Recordings from Shawn Colvin, Suzanne Vega, Steve Forbert, Christine Lavin, John Gorka,…

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