1. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Dandy Warhols, Juanes

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on White Stripes, Dandy Warhols, Juanes The White Stripes will overtake NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" next month for musical performances on four consecutive nights, according to a spokesperson. Beginning April 22, the Detroit rock duo will play a different…

  2. 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…

  3. Nightclub Fire Death Toll Reaches 99

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST The death toll in last month's deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., rose by one to 99 yesterday (March 6), when Mitchell Shubert, 39, died of his injuries. Shubert was a construction superinte The death toll in last month's deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., rose…

  4. Great White Tour Manager: Pyro Documents Destroyed

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Great White's tour manager told Rhode Island investigators he has paperwork outlining the band's general use of pyrotechnics, but he said all the documents specific to the show that led to a deadly ni Great White's tour manager told Rhode Island investigators he has paperwork…

  5. Wrongful-Death Suit Filed Over Club Fire

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST The first of what will likely be many lawsuits was filed yesterday (March 4) in the wake of the West Warwick, R.I., club fire that killed 98 people and injured about twice as many. The first of what will likely be many lawsuits was filed yesterday (March 4) in the wake of the West Warwick, R…

  6. Reports On R.I. Club Don't Mention Foam

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Town building and fire inspectors who visited the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., over the past three years never reported seeing highly flammable foam that was placed on the walls as soundpr Town building and fire inspectors who visited the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I.,…

  7. Attorney: Great White Singer Wants Immunity

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST A lawyer for Great White frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity from prosecution before agreeing to testify to a grand jury investigating last week's tragic nightclub fire in Rho A lawyer for Great White frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity…

  8. Grand Jury Opens R.I. Club Fire Probe

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will hear how the Feb. 20 tragedy unfolded -- from the pyrotechnic display that ignited the blaze to the crush o A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will…

  9. Great White Subpoenaed In Nightclub Fire Case

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Members of the band Great White have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury that will investigate the West Warwick, R.I., nightclub fire that killed 97 people last week, authorities said. The Members of the band Great White have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury that will…

  10. R.I. Seeks To Quiz Owners In Club Blaze

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., the state attorney general said the nightclub owners have not answered questions from investigator A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West…

  11. Update: R.I. Nightclub Fire Kills At Least 95

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White's pyrotechnics display last night (Feb. 20), killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 180 others as fran A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White…

  12. Siempre Es Hoy

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST The formidable task of leaving a major rock band for a solo career has been undertaken by Gustavo Cerati, formerly of Soda Stereo, with an adventuresome spirit. Siempre Es Hoy (It's Always Today), Cer The formidable task of leaving a major rock band for a solo career has been undertaken…

  13. 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…

  14. Leave It All Behind

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hailing from Providence, R.I., Leah Stargazing (not a girl, but a quintet) got its initial start three years ago when Jordan Fielding (vocals, guitar) and Tom Keohane (keyboards, vocals), along with a Hailing from Providence, R.I., Leah Stargazing (not a girl, but a quintet) got its initial…

  15. Blu Cantrell Is Back With 'Breathe'

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In 2001, Blu Cantrell scored immediate success with the Dallas Austin-written and -produced single "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)." The quirky, jazzy anthem for scorned women spent two weeks at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100 and…

  16. Matthews, Reynolds Set Acoustic Jaunt

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews will hit the road with fellow guitarist Tim Reynolds for a small-venue acoustic tour, starting March 19 at the Careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Conn. Dave Matthews will hit the road with fellow guitarist Tim Reynolds for a small-venue acoustic tour, starting…

  17. Mayer Taps Randolph, Nickel Creek For Fall Tour

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and theaters, beginning Nov. 7 in Pompano Beach, Fla. The first eight dates on the tour will feature support from R Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and…

  18. Gabriel Setting 'Up' North American Tour

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of his latest Geffen album, "Up," due today (Sept. 24) in North America. Gabriel and his band celebrated the tour news to Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of…

  19. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. ""A Tribute To Hank Williams"" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim 1999 - Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever…

  20. Flesh on Flesh

    September 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Al Di Meola returns to the bins after a three-year absence with a jazz project worthy of our undivided attention. Guitarist Al Di Meola returns to the bins after a three-year absence with a jazz project worthy of our undivided attention. Always a fluid technical player, Di Meola&…

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