1. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead receives a sentence of community service 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids…

  2. Spiritualized Sets Live Dates

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album... U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album " Amazing Grace " is due Sept. 9 from Spaceman/Sanctuary Records, have set a host of North American tour dates in October and November, following a…

  3. Distillers Bare 'Fangs' On The Road

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock quartet the Distillers will launch a headlining U.S. tour Sept. 5 in San Diego. The Brody Armstrong-led group is fresh off the Lollapalooza tour and has recently wrapped work on its Sire debut, " Rock quartet the Distillers will launch a headlining U.S. tour Sept. 5 in San Diego.…

  4. Austin Music Fest Gets Five Year Extension

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although its second edition is still a little more than a month away, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will be around for at least another five years. Although its second edition is still a little more than a month away, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will be around for at least…

  5. Billboard Bits: Suede, Diane Schuur, Alejandro Escovedo

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Suede, Diane Schuur, Alejandro Escovedo Suede, gearing up for the October U.K. release of the greatest-hits set "Singles" (Epic), is planning a series of shows in London at which it will perform its entire catalog. The group will start a week-long residency Sept. 22 at the…

  6. 33TunesOnTV

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 11-17, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 11 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Thalía (also scheduled: Erin Brodie, Andy Richter). "VH1 All Access: Hot Mamas," VH1 Featured Artists:…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses "American Juniors," "American Idols," fading singles and more with readers. JUNIORS' SENIORS Fred, I was watching "American Juniors" on Aug. 5 where it was announced that all the songs from that night's show would be from the…

  8. The Shins Slide Down The 'Chute'

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Albuquerque, N.M.-based rock outfit the Shins will release their sophomore studio album, "Chutes Too Narrow," Oct. 21 via Sub Pop. A commercial single for "So Says I" will be released Sept. 23, backed Albuquerque, N.M.-based rock outfit the Shins will release their…

  9. Dead's 'Very Best' Due Next Month

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rhino is prepping a set of career-spanning highlights of the Grateful Dead's three decades. Due Sept. 16, "The Very Best of the Grateful Dead" will feature songs the band recorded for Warner Bros., Ar Rhino is prepping a set of career-spanning highlights of the Grateful Dead&…

  10. BRMC 'Takes On' North America

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its... Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its upcoming Virgin album "Take Them On, On Your Own," due Sept. 2 from Virgin. The trek…

  11. Keen Peels Back The 'Onion'

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album, "Farm Fresh Onions." The set is his first for Audium/Koch and features 11 new tracks, as well as guest appearances f Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen will on Oct. 7 release a new studio album…

  12. The Trouble With Being Myself

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The trouble with Gray's third album is that it has arrived without much fanfare. The trouble with Gray's third album is that it has arrived without much fanfare. This is unfortunate, particularly because it is a much better album than its predecessor, "The Id," which had a…

  13. Streets of Sin

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Austin-based singer/songwriter Joe Ely has built a devoted following through haunting, powerful albums and fierce live shows. Austin-based singer/songwriter Joe Ely has built a devoted following through haunting, powerful albums and fierce live shows. After a stint with the Flatlanders and a…

  14. Lovett Preps New 'Baby' For New Label

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lyle Lovett will release "My Baby Don't Tolerate," Sept. 30 as his first album for Lost Highway Records. The singer/songwriter co-produced the set with frequent collaborator Billy Williams and recorde Lyle Lovett will release "My Baby Don't Tolerate," Sept. 30 as…

  15. Tunes On TV

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 28-Aug. 3, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 28 "VH1 All Access: Oh Winona!" VH1 Featured Artists: Beck, Foo Fighters, Rhett Miller, Ryan Adams, Pete Yorn, Dave Pirner, Jimmy Fallon, Evan Dando. "Making the Video,…

  16. 2003 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, to be presented Aug. 28 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best Video Of The Year 50 Cent, "In Da Club" Johnny Cash, "Hurt" Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, "Work…

  17. Earle's 'American' Heading To CD, DVD

    July 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. Details have emerged on Steve Earle's upcoming live album, a companion piece to an Earle documentary being released this fall. As previously reported ,…

  18. Steve Winwood Takes 'Time' On Tour

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Steve Winwood has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour, kicking off Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Oct. 12 in Philadelphia. Steve Winwood has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour, kicking off Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Oct. 12 in Philadelphia. The outing comes in support…

  19. Super Furries, Grandaddy Team For Tour

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Welsh rock act Super Furry Animals, whose sixth album "Phantom Power" is due July 29 from XL/Beggars Group, will link with Modesto, Calif.-based rock outfit Grandaddy for a fall U.S. tour, due to kick Welsh rock act Super Furry Animals, whose sixth album "Phantom Power" is…

  20. 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…

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