1. Lollapalooza Mothballed Until 2003

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year. Although organizers were hoping for a summer 2002 return for the grandfather of the modern traveling music Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year.…

  2. Billboard Bits: Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More A tribute concert in memory of Stuart Adamson, the late singer/guitarist and chief songwriter of '80s rock act Big Country, will take place May 31 at Glasgow's Barrowlands, Billboard Bulletin reports. The concert will benefit two…

  3. Fan Fair Lineup Expands

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nashville's Fan Fair 2002 has added a host of artists to its immense roster of previously announced talent. Alabama, Bill Anderson, David Ball, Tracy Byrd, Mark Chesnutt, Charlie Daniels, Montgomery G Nashville's Fan Fair 2002 has added a host of artists to its immense roster of…

  4. Jackson, Bennett Spearhead Voter Registration Effort

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson and Tony Bennett will headline a New York concert spearheading the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) "Every Vote Counts" national voter registration drive. The April 24 event at th Michael Jackson and Tony Bennett will headline a New York concert…

  5. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  6. This is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies & the Kinks

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset," while the non-Kinks participants deliver imaginative choices—which, for better or worse, tend to be in sync wi On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset,…

  7. Labelmates Nickelback, Cantrell Team For Tour

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The group, which is headlining MTV's Campus Invasion Tour through early May, has confirmed an…

  8. Judd, LaBelle, King Join Rainforest Benefit

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST A host of entertainers have been added to the lineup of next week's Rainforest Foundation benefit concert in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at New York's Carnegie Hall. Set for April 13, the bill for the A host of entertainers have been added to the lineup of next week's Rainforest…

  9. Guitarist Exits American Head Charge

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "Our split with Wayne is completely amicable and we wish him luck in his future endeavors," the band says in a statement. "Over t Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "…

  10. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  11. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Springsteen, Tantric

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Tantric Prior to commencing work on the band's next album, Radiohead drummer Phil Selway says he "will foolishly be running in the London Marathon 2002." The musician has issued a plea to the band's fans to sponsor his entry in the…

  12. Weezer Surveys The 'Dusty West'

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Weezer has confirmed nine dates for its Dusty West '02 tour, with dates currently set to kick off April 23 in Edmonton, Alberta, and run through May 5 in Lincoln, Neb. Modern rock outfit Weezer has confirmed nine dates for its Dusty West '02 tour, with dates…

  13. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, Roots, Bob The Builder

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, the Roots, Bob The Builder The International Society of Krishna Consciousness is planning a garden in eastern India in the memory of former Beatle George Harrison, a longtime devotee of Hinduism who died last year . "We are going to set up the George Harrison…

  14. Black Ivory Soul

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. Lovingly produced by Bill Laswell, the soulful set finds Kidjo merging the traditional music of her Benin…

  15. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Ja Rule, Nickelback, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," and "Unchained Melody." THE RULE OF JA: "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule remains No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 for the fourth week in a row. As the previous…

  16. Crow Stumps For New Album In London

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow played her first U.K. show in more than three years last night (March 20) at the 800-capacity Scala club in London's King's Cross. The 100-minute set came as part of a week-long promotiona Sheryl Crow played her first U.K. show in more than three years last night (March…

  17. Rhino Refurbishes INXS' Back Catalog

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST While veteran Australian rock act INXS gears up for its first North American tour since the 1997 death of original lead singer Michael Hutchence, Rhino Records is excavating portions of the group's ca While veteran Australian rock act INXS gears up for its first North American tour since…

  18. Jay-Z Slates New Single, Video

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Even with a new collaborative album with R. Kelly just released, Jay-Z is still mining his 2001 solo album for singles. "Song Cry" is the latest track extracted from the hip-hop star's Roc-A-fella/Def Even with a new collaborative album with R. Kelly just released, Jay-Z is…

  19. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Britney Spears, STP/Cake, V2002 Festival After establishing herself as an international pop star, Britney Spears turned to acting. Now, Spears is said to be making a move into the restaurant biz. Crain's New York Business reports that Spears is partnering with noted New York…

  20. Billboard Bits: Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson The European touring division of Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bringing the Ozzfest tour to the territory for the first time, Billboard Bulletin reports. The 17-date trek will take in 10 countries in May and June, including Germany, Sweden, and…

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