1. Stars Party Hard For MTV's 20th

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When it comes to throwing parties for itself, no TV network does it quite like MTV. The network's 20th anniversary celebration -- which took place last Night (Aug. 1) at New York's Hammerstein Ballroo When it comes to throwing parties for itself, no TV network does it quite like MTV…

  2. Govt' Mule, Roots Head For The Summit

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky Meters are among the acts set to play at the Summit, a three-day music festival held the weekend of Aug. 17-19 at Mariav Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky…

  3. Skynyrd Tour Continues As Memorial To Wilkeson

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist Leon Wilkeson, the surviving members of Lynyrd Skynrd decided to resume their summer tour as a traveling memorial to their fallen bandmate. The trek will resume Following Tuesday's funeral of bassist Leon Wilkeson, the surviving members of…

  4. Fatherhood Influences Janovitz' Solo Set

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bill Janovitz says that early in his career, he vowed never to become the sappy sort of singer/songwriter who writes cutesy songs about the birth of a child. Well, he can't keep from chuckling as he a Bill Janovitz says that early in his career, he vowed never to become the sappy sort of…

  5. Jagger Inks With Virgin For November Solo Set

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mick Jagger's first solo record in eight years has found a home at Virgin Records, the label confirms. Although a title has yet to be announced for the follow-up to 1993's "Wandering Spirit," a Novemb Mick Jagger's first solo record in eight years has found a home at…

  6. Lil' Bow Wow, O-Town To Play U.S. Open Kids' Day

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pop group O-Town and teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow will co-headline the sixth annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. The Aug. 25 event, which kicks off the U.S. Tennis Association's (USTA) U.S. Open tournament, Pop group O-Town and teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow will co-headline the…

  7. MTV Anniversary Bash Swells

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As expected, MTV's star-studded 20th anniversary celebration is growing by leaps and bound. The latest artists confirmed to perform during the Aug. 1 "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal" show at New York's As expected, MTV's star-studded 20th anniversary celebration is…

  8. Jackson Tribute Adds Destiny, Liza, Monica

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza Minnelli, have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concerts at New York's Madison Square Gard R&B acts Destiny's Child and Monica, along with legendary performer Liza…

  9. Congress Rips Into Eminem

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT He wasn't even there, but Grammy-winning rapper Eminem was the star of a congressional hearing on Friday examining the marketing practices of the entertainment industry. While Eminem may have basked i He wasn't even there, but Grammy-winning rapper Eminem was the star of a…

  10. The Very Best of Miki Howard

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Miki Howard returned to the contemporary scene earlier this year with her first new studio album in seven years, the Peak/Concord release Three Wishes. Miki Howard returned to the contemporary scene earlier this year with her first new studio album in seven years, the Peak/Concord release…

  11. Pricey Tix For Jackson's Star-Studded Tribute

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tickets for Michael Jackson's two tribute shows at New York's Madison Square Garden will be priced far above the range most fans are accustomed to, with the best seats in the house carrying a $2,500 p Tickets for Michael Jackson's two tribute shows at New York's Madison…

  12. New Order Dusts Off Live Show

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering Manchester electronic act New Order last night (July 18) played its first live show in more than two-and-a-half-years to 2000 fans at the Liverpool (England) Olympia. The performance, a war Pioneering Manchester electronic act New Order last night (July 18) played its first live…

  13. Etta James' 'Blue Gardenia' Blooms In August

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT More than 37 years after making her first recording with her vocal trio the Peaches, legendary vocalist Etta James will on Aug. 21 release her latest album, "Blue Gardenia." The Private Music collecti More than 37 years after making her first recording with her vocal trio the…

  14. Joy Division's 'Soul' Celebrated With Box Set

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The legacy of seminal U.K. post-punk outfit Joy Division will be celebrated with the upcoming four-disc box set "Heartandsoul," due Aug. 7 in the U.S. on Rhino, but out since 1998 in the U.K. The coll The legacy of seminal U.K. post-punk outfit Joy Division will be celebrated with…

  15. Mariah, Jane's, TLC, Busta For MTV's 20th

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey is confirmed to headline MTV's 20th anniversary concert, dubbed "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," which will air live Aug. 1 on the music network from New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Other Mariah Carey is confirmed to headline MTV's 20th anniversary…

  16. Ringo Lines Up All Starr Band Itinerary

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario, and play nearly 30 dates before closing Sept. 2 in San Diego. As previously reported, the seventh edition of Starr's band Ringo Starr's 2001 All Starr Band tour will kick off July 26 in Rama, Ontario…

  17. Lina Hopes She'll Be More Than A 'Stranger'

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New York's Irving Plaza, Atlantic Records artist Lina possessed a timeless combination of laid-back Southern warmth, introspection, spirituality, and a penchant f Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New York's Irving Plaza, Atlantic Records…

  18. Smashing Pumpkins Archival Projects In The Works

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A host of Smashing Pumpkins archival projects are in the works, including an as-yet-untitled greatest hits set due for a Nov. 6 release on Virgin. According to fan reports, the group's former frontman A host of Smashing Pumpkins archival projects are in the works, including an as-yet…

  19. Biohazard Takes On 'Civilization'

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Brooklyn, N.Y.-based hardcore band Biohazard, recently signed to Sanctuary Records, will on Sept. 11 release "Uncivilization," its sixth full-length album. The set features guest appearances from memb Brooklyn, N.Y.-based hardcore band Biohazard, recently signed to Sanctuary Records…

  20. Sunday Morning Prayer Meeting With Mahalia Jackson

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gospel music begat soul music, and soul singing (albeit a debased form of it) informs many of the R&B-laced pop hits of today. Gospel music begat soul music, and soul singing (albeit a debased form of it) informs many of the R&B-laced pop hits of today. The patron saint of real deep…

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