1. Beasties, Green Day Lead Voodoo Fest Lineup

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60 acts that will play the sixth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Following last year's expansion to a three-day format The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60…

  2. Everclear Singer Headed To DNC

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has political aspirations. As an elected delegate, the singer will represent Oregon's 3rd congressional district (Portlan His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has…

  3. Fatboy Slim Makes A 'Connection'

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim will drop in for a DJ set at the July 28 performance of "De La Guarda" at New York's Daryl Roth Theatre. His appearance comes as part of the production's "DJ Connection" series, in which D Fatboy Slim will drop in for a DJ set at the July 28…

  4. PJ Harvey Heads West

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock act PJ Harvey won't embark on a North American headlining tour until the fall, but the Polly Jean Harvey-led act has confirmed six summer California shows. Rock act PJ Harvey won't embark on a North American headlining tour until the fall, but the Polly Jean Harvey-led act has…

  5. Ronstadt Booted From Vegas Casino

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Linda Ronstadt not only got booed, she got the boot after lauding filmmaker Michael Moore and his new movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11." Linda Ronstadt not only got booed, she got the boot after lauding filmmaker Michael Moore and his new movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11," during a…

  6. The Tangled Web

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: NuFace, WebCDs.com and Globaldust. THE NU FACE OF WEB RADIO: Technology company NuFace Entertainment, through a link-up with Clear Channel Chicago, is offering Web surfers yet another twist on the online radio…

  7. TunesOnTV

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 19-25, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 19 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Ashlee Simpson. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Julianne Marguiles). …

  8. Modern Vibe

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Arthur Lipner wields his mallets as if they were extra limbs on "Modern Vibe," the jazz vibist and marimba man's fifth CD as a bandleader. Arthur Lipner wields his mallets as if they were extra limbs on "Modern Vibe," the jazz vibist and marimba man's fifth CD as…

  9. Player!

    July 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist/vocalist Nick Curran nabbed the W.C. Handy Award for best new artist in 2004. Guitarist/vocalist Nick Curran nabbed the W.C. Handy Award for best new artist in 2004. A veteran of the Texas blues/rockabilly circuit—he has toured with Ronny Dawkins, Kim Lenz and Wayne Hancock—Curran…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Rick Springfield, George Michael, Usher, Jimmy Buffett, Restless Heart and Lenny Kravitz. GOOD NEWS FOR RICK AND GEORGE: Two artists long absent from two different Billboard charts make their respective returns this week. On the Adult…

  11. Billboard Bits: ACL Fest, Mehldau, Emmitt

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on ACL Fest, Brad Mehldau, Drew Emmitt Elvis Costello & the Imposters, the Neville Brothers, Henry Butler and Chris Robinson & New Earth Mud are the latest additions to the Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup. Set for Sept. 17-19 in the Texas capital's Zilker Park, the…

  12. Wu-Tang Reunion Heading To CD/DVD

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A spokesperson for Sanctuary Records confirms the label will issue the CD on Sept. 28, with the DVD to follow on Oct. 12. The Wu-Tang Clan's performance at this weekend's Rock the Bells Festival , tipped to feature all of its principal members together for the first time in years,…

  13. Banks Secures Another Week At No. 1

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lloyd Banks' "The Hunger for More" is enjoying a second week atop The Billboard 200. Despite a 62% decrease to sales of 164,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the solo de Lloyd Banks' "The Hunger for More" is enjoying a second week…

  14. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett 'Chill' Out Jimmy Buffett is no stranger to the country charts. But he's going after mainstream country acceptance in a big way with the release this week of his RCA debut album, "License To Chill." Nine of the album's 16 tracks feature Buffett in…

  15. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Dr. John, "N'Awlinz: Dis, Dat or D'udda" (Blue Note), featuring Willie Nelson, B.B. King, and Mavis Staples. Norah Jones collaborator Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos' "While…

  16. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (July 12-18)

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (July 12-18, 2004). COUNTRY'S BASH: It goes on for days every as it takes over Nashville and CBS has managed to squeeze highlights of it into a two-hour special. "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's…

  17. Post '60s Stones Hits 'Jump Back'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin/EMI Catalog Marketing will on Aug. 24 offer the first North American release of the Rolling Stones collection "Jump Back." Virgin/EMI Catalog Marketing will on Aug. 24 offer the first North American release of the Rolling Stones collection "Jump Back." The set was…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses premiums, the birth of rock'n'roll, Elvis Presley, Syreeta, Barbra Streisand, the Coors and more with readers. IT'S A GUIDE THING Hi Fred, I just bought the newest TV Guide. It features Elvis Presley on the cover along with a "never before released…

  19. Billboard Bits: RFTC/Hot Snakes, Alan Jackson, Danzig

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on RFTC/Hot Snakes, Alan Jackson, Danzig Rocket From The Crypt will play its only scheduled date of the year July 23 at New York's Irving Plaza as part of the Underground Garage Battle of the Bands. Eleven bands from across the country will compete that night for the chance to…

  20. Keys, Arie, Cash Tribute Set For Jamaica Fest

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to perform at the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival. Set for Jan. 22-25 at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course Alicia Keys, India.Arie, Kenny Rogers and Michael McDonald are among the artists confirmed to…

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