1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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,…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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:…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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