1. Concert To Benefit Chicago Club Tragedy Victims

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Carl Thomas, Mike Dunn, Felony Davis, Twista, Malik Yusef, Strong, and 3 Pc are among the artists who will perform at Triumph Over Tragedy, a benefit concert for the victims of the Feb. 17 tragedy at Carl Thomas, Mike Dunn, Felony Davis, Twista, Malik Yusef, Strong, and 3 Pc are among the…

  2. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman…

  3. Flaming Lips Go Cover Crazy On New EP

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Flaming Lips will on April 22 release a new EP led by the single "Fight Test," drawn from their latest Warner Bros. album "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots." The disc will be rounded out by covers The Flaming Lips will on April 22 release a new EP led by the single …

  4. Poll: Reaction To Nightclub Tragedies Spilt

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Of 2,636 voters in a recent Billboard.com poll, 56% admit that the fire that burned the Station in West Warwick, R.I., killing 99, and the mass exodus from E2 in Chicago that left 21 dead have changed Of 2,636 voters in a recent Billboard.com poll, 56% admit that the fire that burned the…

  5. Sea & Cake Plans Tour, New Mini-Album

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," Chicago-based rock quartet the Sea & Cake has another mini-album ready to go. Due May 8 from Thrill Jockey, the seve Barely a month after it released its latest Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom…

  6. Week Of March 17-23, 2003

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music related TV highlights for March 17-23, 2003. The big name musical highlight of this week won't come until Sunday (March 23), when U2 and Paul Simon perform during the 75th annual Academy Awards ceremony on ABC. Both are up for best song Oscars, U2 for "The Hands That Built…

  7. U2 Plans Oscar Performance

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST U2 will perform its nominated song "The Hands That Built America" at the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards ceremony. Set for Sunday (March 23) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the event will be host U2 will perform its nominated song "The Hands That Built America" at the…

  8. 50 Cent Overtakes Norah Jones At No. 1

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Two weeks after five Grammy wins catapulted Norah Jones' Blue Note/Capitol debut "Come Away With Me" to the top of The Billboard 200, the album suffers a 45% dip in U.S. sales to 337,000 copies, accor Two weeks after five Grammy wins catapulted Norah Jones' Blue Note…

  9. Rock Hall Welcomes Police, Clash, Costello

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the Police, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, AC/DC, and the Righteous Brothers into the fold last night (March 10) at New York's Waldorf-Astoria H The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed the Police, the Clash, Elvis Costello and the…

  10. 50 Cent Unleashes 'The New Breed'

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper-of-the-moment 50 Cent is preparing to release a DVD April 15 via Shady/Aftermath Records, with live concert footage, video clips, interviews, and new music. Titled "The New Breed," it will incl Rapper-of-the-moment 50 Cent is preparing to release a DVD April 15 via Shady…

  11. 'Chicago' Takes Trio Of SAG Awards

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen version of "Chicago" took another set of honors last night (March 9) at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in Los Angeles. The film picked up three honors, including one for best ense The big screen version of "Chicago" took another set of honors last…

  12. Backstreet Boys Eyeing Fall For New Album

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Look for the Backstreet Boys to soon regroup in the studio to begin work on their next Jive album. "I've done a lot of writing in the past year," group member Howie Dorough tells Billboard. Look for the Backstreet Boys to soon regroup in the studio to begin work on their next…

  13. Phish's Anastasio Donates 'Plasma'

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Elektra Records has set an April 29 release date for "Plasma," a double live album featuring performances by Phish's Trey Anastasio and his band recorded on their summer and fall 2002 tours. The album Elektra Records has set an April 29 release date for "Plasma," a…

  14. Fleetwood Mac Rolls Out Tour Itinerary

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fleetwood Mac has confirmed 31 dates for its first tour since 1997. Fleetwood Mac has confirmed 31 dates for its first tour since 1997, beginning May 7 in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets begin going on sale next weekend to the general public, but members of the band's fan club will be able to…

  15. Knopfler Plans Tour, Duets Album

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler has lined up a 30-date North American tour in support of his third Warner Bros. solo set, "The Ragpicker's Dream." The outing launches June 26 in Portsmouth, Former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler has lined up a 30-date North…

  16. GBV Causes An 'Earthquake'

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Indie-rock juggernaut Guided By Voices is toiling away on its 14th studio album, "Earthquake Glue," for which Matador Records'... Indie-rock juggernaut Guided By Voices is toiling away on its 14th studio album, "Earthquake Glue," for which Matador Records'…

  17. Trail Of Dead Reveals 'Secrets' On New EP

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release a four-song EP of new material April 1 via Interscope. The set, "The Secret Of Elena's Tomb," features the newly recorded Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release…

  18. Lennox Confirms North American, European Shows

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Annie Lennox's touring commitments in support of her forthcoming album, "Bare," will commence March 26 in Miami. The 2002 Billboard Century Award honoree will play 18 dates in North America, and has c Annie Lennox's touring commitments in support of her forthcoming album, …

  19. Matchbox Twenty, Sugar Ray Team For Tour

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for a North American tour, set to begin April 25 in New Orleans and last through a July 6 finale in Raleigh, N. Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for…

  20. Hot Product

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Lil' Kim, Fabolous, King Crimson, and more. Mob Rule Missy Elliott, Mr. Cheeks, Styles P, and Mashonda Tifere are among the guests lending a hand on Lil' Kim's new album "La Bella Mafia," due this week from Queen Bee/Atlantic. Mr. Cheeks…

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