1. Raitt, Lovett Slate Summer U.S. Swing

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kindred spirits Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett have plans to hit the road together this summer. The duo will kick off a U.S. tour, their second together, July 26 in Birmingham, Ala., and remain out thro Kindred spirits Bonnie Raitt and Lyle Lovett have plans to hit the road together this summer…

  2. Hagar/Roth Outing Grows Second Leg

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth's Song for Song: The Heavyweight Champs of Rock'N'Roll tour will play a second leg of North American amphitheatre and arena dates, beginning July 23 in Bossier City, La. Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth's Song for Song: The Heavyweight Champs…

  3. Panic Plans 'Seven Fiddler's' Fest

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic will end its summer tour by headlining both days of its own Seven Fiddler's Music Festival. Set for Aug. 17-18 at the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre near Denver, Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic will end its summer tour by headlining both…

  4. Itinerary Set For Sprite Liquid Mix Trek

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Jay-Z and the Roc-A-Fella family, 311, Hoobastank, Nappy Roots, N*E*R*D, and Talib Kweli will hit the road as part of inaugural Sprite Liquid Mix tour. The 15-city tre As first tipped here last month, Jay-Z and the Roc-A-Fella family, 311, Hoobastank, Nappy…

  5. Aerosmith To Tour Through November

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith has tacked on more than 30 additional dates to its North American tour, which, as previously reported, kicks off Aug. 13 in Holmdel, N.J. Kid Rock and Run-DMC will also be on the bill for th Aerosmith has tacked on more than 30 additional dates to its North American tour, which, as…

  6. Wyclef To Perform Free NYC Concert

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Wyclef Jean is scheduled to perform a free concert tomorrow (June 14) aboard the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier/museum in New York. "Wyclef Jean Live ... A Freedom Concert" was originally planned to ta Wyclef Jean is scheduled to perform a free concert tomorrow (June 14) aboard the…

  7. Aerosmith Hits Set Pushed Back, Tour Grows

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith's double-disc career retrospective finally has a name -- "O, Yeah! -- Ultimate Aerosmith Hits" -- but the album's release date has been pushed back a week to July 2. Meanwhile, the group has Aerosmith's double-disc career retrospective finally has a name -- …

  8. Weezer Straps On Side Stages

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Weezer has added yet another twist to its summer Enlightenment tour, expanding the line-up to include three additional bands playing on a side stage. Weezer has added yet another twist to its summer Enlightenment tour, expanding the line-up to include three additional bands playing on a side…

  9. Third Eye Blind Links With Goos For Summer Tour

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the band's North American summer tour, beginning July 29 in Phoenix. The group will be on board through a Sept. 13 clos Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the…

  10. Creed To Get Back On Road

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Creed is set to resume its North American tour Thursday July 11 with a show in Virginia Beach, Va. The group had canceled 20 of the tour's dates after frontman Scott Stapp reportedly sustained injurie Creed is set to resume its North American tour Thursday July 11 with a show in Virginia…

  11. Aaron Carter Ready To 'Rock' This Summer

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard-touring 14-year-old pop singer Aaron Carter has announced a run of North American dates for this summer, with pop newcomers Jump 5, No Secrets, and Triple Image set for opening slots. The tour, d Hard-touring 14-year-old pop singer Aaron Carter has announced a run of North American dates…

  12. O'Neill, Bono Wrapping Up African Tour

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and U2 frontman Bono today (May 30) visited an Ethiopian hospice and orphanage run by missionaries, one of the last stops of their African tour. Dozens of patients U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and U2 frontman Bono today (May 30) visited…

  13. Weezer Gets 'Enlightened' With Dashboard, Strokes

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Weezer has drafted Dashboard Confessional and Sparta for its summer Enlightenment Tour, tentatively due to kick off July 6 in Salt Lake City. The Strokes are confirmed to jump aboard for "a still to b Weezer has drafted Dashboard Confessional and Sparta for its summer Enlightenment Tour,…

  14. Hagar, Roth Ready To Spar 'Song For Song'

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For more than 15 years, the prevailing sentiment was that the only way former Van Halen singers David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar would share a stage would be at a ceremony when receiving a major industr For more than 15 years, the prevailing sentiment was that the only way former Van Halen…

  15. Billboard Bits: Faithfull/Zwan, Wu-Tang, NBN

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Marianne Faithfull/Zwan, Wu-Tang Clan, Naughty By Nature Marianne Faithfull joined Billy Corgan's new outfit Zwan onstage Saturday (May 18) as a surprise guest during the band's set at Jamboree 2002, sponsored by radio station WKQX Chicago (Q101). She led the band through a…

  16. John Mellencamp Exits Columbia Records

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has amicably parted company with Columbia Records, with whom he issued his past two studio albums. "It was a good arrangement at a good time," Mellencamp says in a statement, "because John Mellencamp has amicably parted company with Columbia Records, with whom…

  17. Petty Sets Summer U.S. Tour, Plans Album

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have set a summer tour of U.S. venues, kicking off June 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and running through a Sept. 1 finale in Concord, Calif. A new studio Warner Bros. stu Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have set a summer tour of U.S. venues, kicking off June 27…

  18. Anger Management Tour Rolls Out 30+ Dates

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris, and the X-Ecutioners have signed on for the second Anger Management tour, kicking off July 18 in Buffalo, N.Y. Bionic Jive, Obie As first tipped here last month, Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris, and the X-Ecutioners…

  19. Live Aid's Geldof Lobbies For Africa's Poor

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Musician Bob Geldof, who organized the 1985 Live Aid benefit concert, has called for more help for the poor of Africa. "While some aid has still got through to the Third World, Western governments hav Musician Bob Geldof, who organized the 1985 Live Aid benefit concert, has called for…

  20. Bono To Tour Africa With Treasury Secretary

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Talk about odd couples -- Paul O'Neill, the ramrod straight, silver-haired Republican treasury secretary, and Bono, the U2 frontman with the wraparound sunglasses. They are pairing up, not for the sum Talk about odd couples -- Paul O'Neill, the ramrod straight, silver-haired…

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