1. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 6-12, 2003. By now you should have had your fill of "The Blues" (if not, order the seven-DVD series via PBS.org ). Although it'll be hard to top last week's rich musical programming, the vast…

  2. Tunes On TV

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related listings for Oct. 6-12 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Joss Stone (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Jacques Lowe). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: Steadman, Justin…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray, Santana, Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Lorrie Morgan, Hank Williams, Jr., Meat Loaf and more. THE BIG 'DRIFT' : Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray continue to fend off all challengers, retaining pole position…

  4. Jack Black's 'School of Rock' In Session

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In the new film "School of Rock," Jack Black portrays Dewey Finn, an unemployed musician whose dreams of making it big have overshadowed his every other ambition in life. In the new film "School of Rock," Jack Black portrays Dewey Finn, an unemployed musician whose dreams…

  5. Bon Jovi Members Take Stake In AFL Team

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jon Bon Jovi is bringing arena rock to arena football. Just don't expect him to perform during games. Bon Jovi will be co-owner of the Philadelphia Soul, an expansion Arena Football League team that w Jon Bon Jovi is bringing arena rock to arena football. Just don't expect him to…

  6. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  7. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on R.E.M., Sting, Samsung/Napster, Cash The video for R.E.M.'s new song "Bad Day" will premiere tomorrow (Sept. 19) at 7 p.m. ET on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" show. In the Tim Hope-directed clip, group members Michael Stipe, Peter Buck and Mike Mills appear…

  8. Liz Phair Sets Fall Tour

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fresh from a six-week summer tour, modern-rock songstress Liz Phair has set a 15-date November outing. The tour will kick off Nov. 1 in San Diego and hit a number of North American markets before wrap Fresh from a six-week summer tour, modern-rock songstress Liz Phair has set a 15-date…

  9. Billboard Bits: CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo'

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on CMJ, Crosby/Nash, 'Road To Voodoo' My Morning Jacket, Black Box Recorder, Killing Joke, the New Deal, the Fever and VHS Or Beta will perform at the kick-off concert for the 2003 CMJ Music Marathon. The show will be held Oct. 22 on multiple floors at New York's Webster…

  10. Pajo, Lenchantin Set Papa M Tour Plans

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. portion of the trek begins Sept. 20 in Baltimore and wraps Oct. 27 in Champaign, Ill. Nine European dates will follow, beginning Nov. 4 in Copenhagen. As first tipped here last month, former A Perfect Circle/Zwan member Paz Lenchantin will join her former Zwan bandmate David Pajo&…

  11. Patty Griffin Stays Busy With Tours, New Album

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams on this fall's Songwriter tour, Patty Griffin tells Billboard.com there was very little hesita When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn…

  12. Ask Billboard

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' queries about Tamia, Coldplay, Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac. YOU SAY TAMIA... Hi, I'm a big fan of R&B artist Tamia. After hearing her latest stuff, like "Officially Missing You" and "Into You" with Fabolous, I was…

  13. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov&…

  14. Kelis Cooks Up 'Tasty' New Album

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pop-soul vocalist Kelis is readying "Tasty," her third album and first for new label Arista, for a Nov. 11 release. Pop-soul vocalist Kelis is readying "Tasty," her third album and first for new label Arista, for a Nov. 11 release. The 24-year-old New York native's…

  15. Gov't Mule Names New Bassist

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the death of founding member Allen Woody, Andy Hess has been named permanent bass player for Gov't Mule. The new lineup begins a fall tour Oct. 3 in Austin, Texas. Hess, who has reco Three years after the death of founding member Allen Woody, Andy Hess has been named…

  16. The Mavericks Enter New Territory

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The Mavericks may still be based in Nashville, but they have long since outgrown the musical constraints of the country format. The group will release its sixth studio album and its first for Sanctuary Records Sept. 23 in the U.S. and Sept. 22 in…

  17. No Doubt Plots Best-Of, DVD, Boxed Set

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt last week hit the studio with producer Nellee Hooper to record a cover of Talk Talk's "It's My Life" for inclusion on a forthcom Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt…

  18. Spiritualized Enters 'Amazing' New Phase

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As Spiritualized frontman Jason Pierce admits, calling a recording that features 22 musicians "stripped down" seems a bit disingenuous. But "Amazing Grace" -- the group's first release under its new d As Spiritualized frontman Jason Pierce admits, calling a recording…

  19. Tilbrook Plans Second Solo Set

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Glenn Tilbrook has begun recording songs for his second solo album, which he hopes to release in the spring. Glenn Tilbrook has begun recording songs for his second solo album, which he hopes to release in the spring. The former Squeeze singer/guitarist recently recorded several songs in a…

  20. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 8-14, 2003. It's back to school and back to work -- the summer is over. Well, it's not technically over until the 23rd of the month, but unofficially, life gets back to normal this week and that means new…

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