1. Amos Handpicks 'Tales' For Atlantic Collection

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tori Amos has sifted through her Atlantic back catalog to pick the tracks that will comprise her first best-of compilation. The 20-track "Tales of a Librarian" is set for a Nov. 18 release and will co Tori Amos has sifted through her Atlantic back catalog to pick the tracks that…

  2. Loveless Much At 'Home' With Latest CD

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a pair of acclaimed acoustic-oriented albums -- 2001's "Mountain Soul" and last year's "Bluegrass & White Snow - A Mountain Christmas" -- Patty Loveless' new album can be seen as her return to…

  3. Rush Live CD, DVD Pushed To October

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21. The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21. As previously reported , the sets chronicle a Nov. 23, 2002, show…

  4. Barenaked Ladies, Train To Rock Alcatraz

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Barenaked Ladies and Train are gearing up to perform on the infamous island of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. The Barenaked Ladies and Train are gearing up to perform on the infamous island of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. The Oct. 16 T-Mobile-sponsored concert will be open to…

  5. The Tangled Web

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Weekly column showcasing the Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: moe.down, Neil Young and Seal. FREE DOWN-MOE-DS: Jam band moe., whose fourth annual moe.down festival took place over the U.S. Labor Day holiday weekend (Aug. 29-31) at the Snow Ridge Ski resort in…

  6. Shout, Sister, Shout: A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singers in the history of the genre. This CD is a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921-1973), one of the greatest and most popular gospel singers in the history of the genre. Tharpe's…

  7. Massive Toronto Benefit Gets Underway

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tens of thousands of people settled into Toronto's Downsview Park just a couple of hours after the gates opened for today's (July 30) massive... Tens of thousands of people settled into Toronto's Downsview Park just a couple of hours after the gates opened for today's …

  8. Rush Roars Back To 'Rio'

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Canadian rock trio Rush will release the triple-disc live album and double-disc DVD "Rush in Rio" in September. Anthem/Atlantic is eyeing a Sept. 23 release for the album. A spokesperson for C Veteran Canadian rock trio Rush will release the triple-disc live album and double…

  9. Billboard Bits: Blue Rodeo, TMBG, Jeff Klein

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blue Rodeo joins Rolling Stones & Friends Toronto concert, They Might Be Giants song featured in GapKids commercial, and singer/songwriter Jeff Klein extends his New York residency. Blue Rodeo has been added to the massive Rolling Stones & Friends concert July 30 in Toronto. One day…

  10. Billboard Bits: SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game The July 30 Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto Concert , headlined by the Rolling Stones, will see tickets capped at 500,000. The show, designed to help the city's sagging tourism and hospitality sectors after the stigma from SARS (Severe…

  11. Billboard Bits: Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Lips/Stripes, Roger Daltrey, James Iha The Flaming Lips came to the rescue of the Witnness festival in Kildare, Ireland, replacing the White Stripes on the main stage last night (July 13). The Stripes had to cancel at the last minute after frontman Jack White broke his finger in a…

  12. Natural Wonder

    July 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Phoebe Snow's first original album in 14 years finds the veteran songstress in finest fettle—both as a singer and songwriter. Phoebe Snow's first original album in 14 years finds the veteran songstress in finest fettle—both as a singer and songwriter. Sometimes understated, other…

  13. Guarini Ticketed For Watercraft Violation

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Justin Guarini was ticketed by Grand Prairie, Texas, police after witnesses said he almost ran over a young girl with a personal watercraft at Joe Pool Lake, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Justin Guarini was ticketed by Grand Prairie, Texas, police after witnesses said he almost ran…

  14. So Solid Crew Member Sentenced To Prison

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jason Phillips, a member of the British garage band So Solid Crew, was sentenced yesterday (June 19) to four years in prison for carrying a loaded handgun. A jury at Southwark Crown Court in London co Jason Phillips, a member of the British garage band So Solid Crew, was sentenced yesterday …

  15. 2003 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox. Below are the nominees for the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 6 during a live two-hour ceremony that will be broadcast by Fox.…

  16. Hot Product

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The first new album in seven years from Steve Winwood, "Almost Time" (Wincraft). -- Trip-hop pioneer Tricky's "Vulnerable" (Brown Punk/Sanctuary). -- Southern-leaning rock act Drive-By Truckers&…

  17. Dylan On The Road Again This Summer

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan will kick off a summer U.S. tour July 12 in Winter Park, Colo. The legendary singer/songwriter and his band will play 12 dates in the Northwest and California before hooking up with the Dead Bob Dylan will kick off a summer U.S. tour July 12 in Winter Park, Colo. The legendary…

  18. Billboard Bits: MuchMusic, 'The Hulk,' Ice Cube

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on MuchMusic, 'The Hulk,' Ice Cube Canadian acts Avril Lavigne, Our Lady Peace, Simple Plan, and Sam Roberts are among the performers confirmed for the 2003 MuchMusic Video Awards. The June 22 event at the music network's Toronto headquarters will also feature performances…

  19. Loveless Readies New Album

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Patty Loveless has set a Sept. 30 release for her next Epic album, "On Your Way Home." As has been the case with the most of her albums, her husband, Emory Gordy Jr., produced the set, which was recor Patty Loveless has set a Sept. 30 release for her next Epic album, "On Your…

  20. 'moe.down' Drafts Flaming Lips

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jam band moe. has added the Flaming Lips to the bill for its fourth annual moe.down festival. Slated for Aug. 29-31 at the Snow Ridge Ski area in Turin, N.Y., the event will also feature Rusted Root a Jam band moe. has added the Flaming Lips to the bill for its fourth annual moe.down festival…

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