1. Double-Disc Bonnaroo Set Due Next Month

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's inaugural Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's…

  2. Alabama Farewell Tour Starts To Take Shape

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year with a farewell tour that will kick off on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. The full schedule has not yet been unveiled The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001 Hall of Fame Award. The honor is given to individuals for distinguished service to the nation. 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal confirm that they are going their separate ways. Group members Easther and Vernie Bennett announce that they will 2000 - The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single ""The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss),"" 2001 - Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her…

  6. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

  7. Evolver Unearths Unreleased Buckley Tracks

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records has unearthed 11 previously unreleased tracks featuring the late Jeff Buckley in collaboration with noted guitarist/Gods & Monsters principal Gary Lu Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records has unearthed 11 previously unreleased tracks…

  8. Try Again

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mike Ireland opts to Try Again on his first country album since his great 1998 effort, and the results are similarly top-notch. Mike Ireland opts to Try Again on his first country album since his great 1998 effort, and the results are similarly top-notch. Ireland, who wrote all 12 cuts, has a…

  9. Freedom

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Andy Griggs' latest on RCA is a diverse and engaging effort. Swirling guitars and a confident vocal set the tone early on the title cut, and "The Road to Lasting Love" is a sultry midtempo. Andy Griggs' latest on RCA is a diverse and engaging effort. Swirling guitars and a…

  10. Andy Griggs Enjoys His 'Freedom'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) It's the rare young country artist who can sound equally comfortable working with Martina McBride and Cinderella's Tom Keifer, but Andy Griggs d It's the rare young country artist who can sound equally comfortable working…

  11. Bush Pressing Forward Without Founding Guitarist

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bush guitarist Nigel Pulsford, who had been on leave from the U.K. rock outfit he co-founded with frontman Gavin Rossdale in 1992, appears to be leaving the band for good. Former Helmet guitarist Chri Bush guitarist Nigel Pulsford, who had been on leave from the U.K. rock outfit he co-founded…

  12. 'Like, Omigod!' Rhino Box Celebrates The '80s

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The music that defined the 1980s has been assembled into Rhino's forthcoming compilation "Like, Omigod! The '80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)." Due July 2, the seven-disc set boasts 142 tracks in chronol The music that defined the 1980s has been assembled into Rhino's…

  13. Jewel Gears Up For Euro Tour

    May 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jewel says it will be "a little weird" to be without her guitar when she starts her European tour next week. She will not be able to play her guitar onstage because of a horse riding accident last mon Jewel says it will be "a little weird" to be without her guitar when she…

  14. Injured Jewel Determined To Tour Europe

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel plans to go ahead with her planned European tour. Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel…

  15. Jewel Thrown From Horse, Euro Tour In Doubt

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jewel (full name: Jewel Kilcher) was injured yesterday (April 24) when she was thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray. Due to her injuries and Singer/songwriter Jewel (full name: Jewel Kilcher) was injured yesterday (April 24) when she…

  16. Hot Product

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Sheryl Crow, Phish, Michelle Williams, the Band, and more. Still 'Crow'ing After walking away from the record for a spell, and at times contemplating bringing in an outside producer or even setting it aside to make a record of covers instead, Crow finally…

  17. After The Storm

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST As one of the few Nashville acts wearing a cowboy hat who has actually been on a horse, Chris LeDoux has steadily galloped along 20-plus years into his second career. As one of the few Nashville acts wearing a cowboy hat who has actually been on a horse, Chris LeDoux has steadily galloped…

  18. Haggard Taking 'Roots' On The Road

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country veteran Merle Haggard has scheduled a spring tour in support of his second Anti Records album, "Roots, Vol. 1." The trek will get underway April 11 at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Ariz Country veteran Merle Haggard has scheduled a spring tour in support of his second…

  19. He Might Sing About Them, But Ben Kweller Is Hardly A Slacker

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It's a slacker's lifestyle that we do so well," folk-popster Ben Kweller muses on "Commerce, TX," a song from his new album and solo debut, "Sha Sha," due March 26 via ATO). "It's a slacker's lifestyle that we do so well," folk…

  20. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

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