1. Third Day Has Timely 'Cry Out'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Without trying, Third Day's new album, "Wherever You Are," is startlingly poignant as the country recovers from devastating hurricanes. "There's this message of hope through adversity," singer/songwri Some songs, even though they may not be written specifically…

  2. Chrysler Financial Backs Free Winans Tour

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Financial services company Chrysler Financial is backing an 11-date tour starring gospel artist Vickie Winans. Financial services company Chrysler Financial is backing an 11-date tour starring gospel artist Vickie Winans. Tickets to each of the shows on the outing, opening July 28 in Detroit,…

  3. Allmans Tour With Skynyrd, .moe, DeGraw

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. The Allman Brothers Band has confirmed spring and summer tour dates that will find the group sharing stages with a variety of acts. Seven of the planned shows…

  4. Springsteen Shows To Fight Hunger

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Last night (April 21) in Asbury Park, N.J., Bruce Springsteen took a stand against hunger by donating all of the proceeds from a tour rehearsal show to World Hunger Year (WHY). Springsteen has long be Last night (April 21) in Asbury Park, N.J., Bruce Springsteen took a stand against hunger by…

  5. Alanis Going Acoustic On Summer Tour

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first acoustic tour this summer in support of a newly recorded acoustic edition of her landmark 1995 debut album, "Jagged As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first…

  6. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Beauty From Pain," Superchic[k] 2. "Mis Corridos Consentidos," Vicente Fernandez 3. "Celtic Woman," Celtic Woman 4. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 5. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project Issue date: April 16, 2005 News…

  7. One Church

    April 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their near-platinum, 2000 breakthrough "Awesome Wonder." The classically trained but ever streetwise Carr, who wrote 11 of th Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their…

  8. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Room To Breath," ZOEgirl 2. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project 3. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 4. "In Motion," Copeland 5. "Picaresque," Decemberists Issue date: April 9, 2005 News …

  9. Amos Embarking On Solo Piano Tour

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long Original Sinsuality theater outing has 14 confirmed dates, closing April 25 in Los Angeles. Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long…

  10. The Good Thief

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's not easy in today's fragmented market to find a place for a record as versatile and rewarding as "The Good Thief." Brannen produced this fourth album (and first for the Sly Dog imprint of Detroit It's not easy in today's fragmented market to find a place for…

  11. LL Cool J, Big Boi Lead Atlanta SoulFest

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LL Cool J and Big Boi, of Atlanta-based hip-hop act OutKast, will headline the inaugural SoulFest event in the Georgia capitol. LL Cool J and Big Boi, of Atlanta-based hip-hop act OutKast, will headline the inaugural SoulFest event in the Georgia capitol. Set for Sept. 4-5, the festival will…

  12. Nelly Invests In New NBA Team

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nelly has become a part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, a National Basketball Association expansion team. Nelly has become a part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, a National Basketball Association expansion team. "This is a great opportunity for both the Bobcats and Nelly," Robert L.…

  13. Mississippi to Mali

    December 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Inspired by his participation in Inspired by his participation in Martin Scorsese's PBS series, "The Blues," Corey Harris—no stranger to musical eclecticism—cut part of the tracks for this album in Mississippi and the rest in the West African nation of Mali. Harris is, of…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an airliner crash in Switzerland. She is 34. 2001 - Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with…

  15. Trans-Siberian Orchestra Slates Holiday Tour

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST With its fifth seasonal tour looming, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's annual year-end trek has become an established tradition. As it has for the past three years, the symphonic rock group founded by P With its fifth seasonal tour looming, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's annual year…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce/Fox, Taking Back Sunday, Fire Relief Bruce Springsteen and actor Michael J. Fox were among those who performed Saturday (Nov. 1) at the first of the two-night Light of Day concert in Asbury Park, N.J. Springsteen played with longtime friend Joe Grushecky and his band the…

  17. UPDATE: Harris Travels 'Mississippi To Mali'

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bluesman Corey Harris will release his fifth studio album, "Mississippi to Mali," on Nov. 18 via Rounder Records. Bluesman Corey Harris will release his fifth studio album, "Mississippi to Mali," on Nov. 18 via Rounder Records. His second set for the label, the album will…

  18. Exclusive: Frehley's Fine Without Kiss

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Kiss nearing the launch of its co-headlining trek with Aerosmith, the band's former guitarist, Ace Frehley, wants to make certain that fans know he won't be a part of the tour, and that he's hard With Kiss nearing the launch of its co-headlining trek with Aerosmith , the…

  19. Billboard Bits: Family Reunion, Pearl Jam, Freedom Concert

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Family Reunion, Pearl Jam, Freedom Concert Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, LL Cool J, Lil' Romeo and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will all perform as part of the Tom Joyner Family Reunion, to be held Aug. 28-Sept. 1 at Walt…

  20. Tunes On TV

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 23-29, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 23 CMT News Special: "Natalie vs. Toby: Both Sides of the War," CMT Featured Artists: Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith. "An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre," ABC…

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