1. More Artists Line Up To Salute The Blues

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Natalie Cole, Levon Helm, and Alison Krauss are among the newly confirmed artists flocking to the Feb. 7 Salute to the Blues concert at New York's Radio City M India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Natalie Cole, Levon Helm, and Alison Krauss…

  2. 4TunesOnTV

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 27 "VH1 All Access: Skin Deep," VH1 Featured Artists: Cher, Michael Jackson. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: DMX. "The…

  3. Equilibrium

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The latest release in Thirsty Ear's Blue Series—a line that seeks to help keep jazz modern by mixing tradition with fresh sensibilities beyond jazz—is the fourth and finest in the series The latest release in Thirsty Ear's Blue Series—a line that seeks to help keep jazz modern by…

  4. The Swift

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST This new foursome, which hails from North Carolina, has delivered an impressive Flicker debut. This new foursome, which hails from North Carolina, has delivered an impressive Flicker debut. Comprising lead vocalist/pianist Britt Edwards, bassist Mike Simons, guitarist Chris Byers, and drummer…

  5. Nate Dogg Gathers Eve, Snoop For New Album

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nate Dogg has finalized details for his forthcoming self-titled Elektra album, due Feb. 25. The 15-song set will feature a number of high-profile guests, including Eve, Redman, Snoop Dogg, DJ Quik, Xz Nate Dogg has finalized details for his forthcoming self-titled Elektra album, due Feb. 25.…

  6. Lava Develops Blue Man Group 'Complex'

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Musical performance art troupe Blue Man Group has signed a multi-album deal with Atlantic-associated label Lava Records. Musical performance art troupe Blue Man Group has signed a multi-album deal with Atlantic-associated label Lava Records. The first fruit of the deal will be the April 22…

  7. 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards Nominees

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, to be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards. The honors will be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Blues entertainer of the…

  8. Dismemberment Plan Announces Split

    January 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Washington, D.C.-based rock quartet the Dismemberment Plan will split up later this year, frontman Travis Morrison tells Billboard.com. The group will honor plans for a handful of previously announced Washington, D.C.-based rock quartet the Dismemberment Plan will split up later this year,…

  9. Living Out Loud

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The latest Canadian export to hit Nashville is Aaron Lines, who showcases decent songwriting skills and radio-friendly everyman country chops in his debut. Despite its reliance on the completely overu The latest Canadian export to hit Nashville is Aaron Lines, who showcases decent songwriting…

  10. Aerosmith, Kiss Set To Rock'N'Roll All Night

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Aerosmith and Kiss will embark on a co-headlining North American tour beginning in August and running through October, sources confirm. The tour of approximately 40 dates will be produced by Clear Cha Aerosmith and Kiss will embark on a co-headlining North American tour beginning in August…

  11. Buju Banton Enlists 'Friends' For New LP

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jamaican dancehall star Buju Banton is set to release "Friends for Life," his first album in almost three years, March 11 on VP/WEA/Atlantic and March 3 in Europe via Anti/Epitaph. Written and co-prod Jamaican dancehall star Buju Banton is set to release "Friends for Life,"…

  12. Rancid, The Used Head Initial Warped Tour Lineup

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rancid, the Distillers, Pennywise, and the Used are among the acts slated to perform at the 2003 edition of the Warped Tour, according to a tour spokesperson. Rancid, the Distillers, Pennywise, and the Used are among the acts slated to perform at the 2003 edition of the Warped Tour, according…

  13. 3ask

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Celine Dion, Pearl Jam, and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack. DRIVING WITH CELINE Hi, I heard a dance re-make of the Roy Orbison/Cyndi Lauper song "I Drove All Night" the other day. It was by Celine Dion. Is…

  14. Rich Robinson Looks Ahead With Hookah Brown

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST With no end in sight to the Black Crowes' now year-long hiatus, guitarist Rich Robinson has spent the past several months working with a new band, Hookah Brown. The group, which is rounded out by form With no end in sight to the Black Crowes' now year-long hiatus , guitarist Rich…

  15. 2003 Dove Awards

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville. Below are the nominees for the Gospel Music Association's 2003 Dove Awards, which will take place April 10 in Nashville: Song of the year: "Above All," Lenny LeBlanc,…

  16. Audioslave Locks Down Debut North American Tour

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock quartet Audioslave has announced its first North American headlining tour, a 20-date trek slated to launch Feb. 21 in Denver. The jaunt, which sees the band playing mostly large-sized club Modern rock quartet Audioslave has announced its first North American headlining tour, a 20…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash the previous August, achieves her first U.K. No. 1 single with the song "More Than A Woman." She becomes the first female artist to m 2002 - U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash the…

  18. MTV Unplugged 2.0

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST In perusing this CD/DVD, one might be forgiven for thinking that Dashboard Confessional has added a large chorus to the group since its 2001 studio set, The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, whic In perusing this CD/DVD, one might be forgiven for thinking that Dashboard Confessional has…

  19. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Faith No More, Ui

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Faith No More, Ui Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band have added a handful of winter U.S. concert dates to precede trips to Australia and Europe. The Boss and his crew now have seven stateside shows planned, including a March 7 show in Atlantic City, N.J.…

  20. 'Punk-O-Rama' Comes Home On DVD

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Epitaph is bringing its popular "Punk-O-Rama" series to DVD. Due Feb. 25, the first home video edition will boast 22 videos, including selections from such luminaries as the Offspring, Rancid, Pennywi Epitaph is bringing its popular "Punk-O-Rama" series to DVD. Due Feb. 25…

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