1. Tori Amos Sued Over Michigan Concert

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Interlochen (Mich.) Center for the Arts has filed a lawsuit against Tori Amos and her California-based manager, seeking to recoup a $40,000 deposit for a concert that never took place. The Interlochen (Mich.) Center for the Arts has filed a lawsuit against Tori Amos and her California…

  2. Performance Spectacles Reign Over MTV's 20th VMAs

    August 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With 14 of 21 awards given out during the three-hour broadcast from New York's Radio City Music Hall, performances ranging from pop to hip-hop to modern rock filled much of the show. The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards began with a big surprise, with Britney Spears and Christina…

  3. Update: Polyphonic Spree Hits The Road

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member choir's home base of Dallas. The 20-city trek closes with a Nov. 23-24 stand in San Diego. The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member…

  4. Relieved Ben Lee Releases 'Hey You' In U.S.

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Lee was championed by America's underground before he was old enough to buy cigarettes. The Australian-born artist found a cheerleader in Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, transforming the then unknow Ben Lee was championed by America's underground before he was old enough to…

  5. Ben & Jerry's Fest Melts Away

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The festival at the site of the original Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y., was scheduled for Saturday (Aug. 23) and Sunday. Blaming "an economic downturn coupled with an unexpected slump in the music industry," the Ben & Jerry's One World One Heart Festival has been…

  6. The Tangled Web

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Ben Folds and Phish. 'SPEED' SELLS: Singer/songwriter Ben Folds is taking advantage of the current state of the recording industry to step outside of its normal parameters and release a series of EPs this year…

  7. THE TANGLED WEB

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ben Folds and Phish offer some of the Web's most intriguing music-related destinations this week. /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News …

  8. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph Tracy Chapman, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano and Ben Taylor are among those who will take part in the upcoming We the Planet outing. Billed as "a nationwide tour of activism, discussion and music," the CLIF Bar-sponsored U.S…

  9. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young 'Green' On Red The story of a fictional family living in a fictional town, Neil Young's new Reprise album "Greendale" touches on drugs, murder, media intrusion and corporate corruption. It is classic Young, and it's certainly more enjoyable and easier…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Madonna, trivia and "American Idol" with readers. 'HOLLYWOOD'S' RECORD Fred, I hear "Hollywood" is Madonna's 30th No. 1 dance/club hit. How does this total stack up against other dance music artists, and who has the most number…

  11. Exclusive: Cash's 'American' Outtakes 'Unearthed'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A new Johnny Cash box set collecting more than 100 outtakes from his work over the past decade with Rick Rubin is being prepared for a possible Christmas release through American/Lost Highway. Tentati A new Johnny Cash box set collecting more than 100 outtakes from the country legend's…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea Mary J. Blige is the latest addition to the performance lineup for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. As previously reported , the Aug. 28 event at New York's Radio City Music Hall will also feature 50 Cent, Good Charlotte, Coldplay and…

  13. Maroon5 Breaks Out Slowly But Surely

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After a year of promoting its J debut album, "Songs About Jane," Maroon5's lead single, "Harder to Breathe," is becoming a hit on mainstream top 40 radio. After a year of promoting its J debut album, "Songs About Jane," Maroon5's lead single, "…

  14. 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…

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

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 11-17, 2003. Although back-to-school is looming on the horizon, there's still some summer sun and fun left. And, musically speaking, things are pretty hot on television, too. Guys have some pretty base needs and…

  16. 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:…

  17. Across the Sky

    August 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Across the Sky bows with this lively set of pop/rock tunes marked by engaging vocals and infectious melodies. Across the Sky bows with this lively set of pop/rock tunes marked by engaging vocals and infectious melodies. The duo, Ben Kolarcik and Justin Unger, met in the Word Records office…

  18. Tunes On TV

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 4-10, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 4 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Junior Senior (also scheduled: Seann William Scott, Roseanne). "106 & Park," BET Featured Artists:…

  19. Rimes, 3EB To Delight Ben & Jerry's Fest

    August 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will perform during the two-day Ben & Jerry's and Rock the Vote One World One Heart Festival. This year's event is set for LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's third marriage and Mutter's second. 2002 - Conductor-composer Andre Previn, 72, and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, 39, are married. It is Previn's…

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