1. Jurassic 5 Fights The 'Power'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California-based hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5 has set an Oct. 8 release date for its sophomore Interscope set, "Power in Numbers." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Quality Control," which debuted at N California-based hip-hop outfit Jurassic 5 has set an Oct. 8…

  2. The Dead Successfully Brought To Life

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead -- conquered the crowds in East Troy, Wis., over the weekend, and look likely to start a new chapter in the Dead's legac The Other Ones -- a group formed around the surviving core of the Grateful Dead --…

  3. 32Tunes

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 5-11, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 5 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Primal Scream, Shakira, Natalie Imbruglia, Ja Rule, Doves, Vanessa Carlton. "The Tonight Show With…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central Park in 1998, the Montreux Jazz Festival launches its first U.S. tour at the Chicago Theatre, featuring Al Jarreau, Ro 2000 - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's…

  5. 'Elvis And Priscilla' Make Theater Plans

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co-produce a musical theater production, "Elvis and Priscilla," based on her romance with the King. A nationwide contest wil Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Immortal Entertainment are set to create and co…

  6. New Orleans Kids To Be Weaned On Jazz

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Students in five New Orleans public schools will be treated to live jazz on a regular basis starting in the fall of 2003. The University of New Orleans (UNO) and the New York-based Louis Armstrong Edu Students in five New Orleans public schools will be treated to live jazz on a regular basis…

  7. Poll: Bring Courtney Love's Reality To TV

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Outspoken and outlandish rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love is the music star fans would like most to follow through a reality television series similar to "The Osbournes," according to a Billboard.c Outspoken and outlandish rocker-turned-actress Courtney Love is the music star…

  8. Def Jam Launches 'Free Slick Rick' Petition

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U.S. "Slick Rick" Walters' label, Def Jam, is hoping that the rapper's fans will help in his fight against deportation from the U…

  9. Doves, Bowie Among Mercury Prize Nominees

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's Panasonic Mercury Music Prize, announced this morning (July 30) in London. U.K. television host and former Squeeze keyb David Bowie is one of the few veteran artists among the nominees for this year's…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series of charges relating to an alleged "air rage" incident during a transatlantic flight in April. Buck, appearing at Isleworth 2001 - Peter Buck, guitarist for R.E.M., pleads not guilty to a series…

  11. After 10 Years, Gabriel Looks 'Up'

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It has been 10 years since Peter Gabriel's last studio set, "Us," but the artist has finally wrapped work on its follow-up, "Up," due Sept. 24 via Geffen. The 11-song set is led by first single "The B It has been 10 years since Peter Gabriel's last studio…

  12. Hot Product

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Linkin Park, Linda Thompson, Beth Orton, and more. The 'Rising' Tide Rock troubadour Bruce Springsteen returns this week with "The Rising" (Columbia) -- his first album of new material since 1995's "The Ghost of Tom…

  13. Will Smith Defends Imprisoned Slick Rick

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Will Smith has come to the defense of fellow rapper "Slick Rick" Walters, who could face deportation from the U.S. because he was convicted of attempted murder 11 years ago. Will Smith has come to the defense of fellow rapper "Slick Rick" Walters, who could face…

  14. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  15. This Day in Music

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children celebrity basketball game, held at St. John's University in New York, raises $550,000 for a group of charities. The event sees musicians Queen 2000 - 'N Sync's annual Challenge For The Children…

  16. Agustín Barrios Mangoré: Confesión

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Dubbed "the Paganini of the guitar," the Paraguayan composer/guitarist Agustín Barrios MangorÉ (1885-1944) composed more than 300 pieces for his instrument, many of which haven't survive Dubbed "the Paganini of the guitar," the Paraguayan composer/guitarist Agustín…

  17. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, The Muppets Although specific details aren't yet confirmed, a live album and DVD chronicling Paul McCartney's recent Driving USA tour are in the works for a November release. David Kahne, who produced McCartney's latest Capitol studio set,…

  18. Liza Reality Show Leads New VH1 Slate

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Liza Minnelli and new husband, David Gest, will be staging a "Cabaret" at their house -- and you're invited. Trying to imitate the ratings magic of sister channel MTV's "The Osbournes," VH1 is offerin Liza Minnelli and new husband, David Gest, will be staging a …

  19. This Day in Music

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net," a charity doubles tennis match that kicks off the eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Cup. The even benefits MusiCares, the charity f 1999 - Clint Black provides entertainment for "A Night at the Net…

  20. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Springsteen, KCRW, Joe Jackson Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are confirmed to appear on two separate broadcasts of CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman." As previously reported , the act had been set to perform on the Aug. 1 episode of the show,…

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