1. Shaker

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Johansen was so at home with the renowned archivist Harry Smith-inspired folk blues of his preceding album, David Johansen & the Harry Smiths, that he's back two years later, mining even dee David Johansen was so at home with the renowned archivist Harry Smith-inspired folk…

  2. Dirt Band Expands Unbroken Circle

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3." The Capitol Nashville album is the latest installment in a guest-laden exploration of folk and country roots m This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be…

  3. Happy 'Days': Dirty Vegas To Open For Moby

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. electronica/rock trio Dirty Vegas has been drafted to open for Moby's North American tour, which will play dates before and after the latter's stint on the Area2 trek. The dates kick off July 14 U.K. electronica/rock trio Dirty Vegas has been drafted to open for Moby's…

  4. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  5. 'O Brother' Phenomenon Continues To Grow

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two years after its release, Lost Highway's "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack continues to cause ripple effects in the music industry. The Grammy-winning album of blues, mountain, and oth Nearly two years after its release, Lost Highway's "O Brother,…

  6. 2002 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards winners

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs of the 2001 R&B/hip-hop, rap, dance and reggae charts, were held June 17 in Beverly The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of…

  7. Eclectic Artists 'Dressed In Black' For Cash Tribute

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed in Black," has been completed, with contributions from the likes of Hank Williams III, Rodney Crowell, the Mavericks' Raul Malo, Rosie Fl The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed…

  8. Audiogalaxy Ordered To Block Copyrighted Songs

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA), and rights management organization Harry Fox Agency have reached an out-of-court settlement on a co The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), National Music Publishers'…

  9. 25TunesOnTV

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 17-23, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 17 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Britney Spears, Lil Bow Wow (also scheduled: Arnold Schwarzenegger). "The Late Show…

  10. Thoroughly Modern Millie

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Finally, a score to remind people why they loved Broadway in the first place. No gimmicks, no pretension—just toe-tapping, brassy, jazz-inflected numbers with gently wry lyrics and an optimisti Finally, a score to remind people why they loved Broadway in the first place. No gimmicks, no…

  11. Audiovent Boosted By Incubus Ties

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the members of Audiovent (originally known as Vent) -- lead singer Jason Boyd, guitarist Benjamin Einziger, bassist Paul Fried, and drummer Jamin Wilcox -- first gathered in the early '90s to explore their mutual interest in music, they…

  12. Hiatt, Henley, Raitt Rock Disney's 'Country Bears'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the forthcoming feature film "The Country Bears" -- and does so with a little help from his friends. Hiatt contributes seven Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the…

  13. Mos Def Steps 'Outside'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble feature "From the Outside Looking In" for writer-director Jerry LaMothe, who will also star in the film. Production is Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble…

  14. Beth Orton Re-Emerges On 'Daybreaker'

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Beth Orton feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Most would probably imagine that as Beth Orton toured Europe and America in support of her sophomore set, the celebrated "Central Reservation," the young British folkie was having the time of her life. After only…

  15. Dirty Vegas

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT If you've been near a TV in the past three months, chances are rather good, without even realizing it, that you're familiar with the music of U.K. trio Dirty Vegas. You see, its haunting dance single If you've been near a TV in the past three months, chances are rather good,…

  16. Dave Matthews Band Revels In 'Busted Stuff'

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) Although Dave Matthews says he "wasn't too rattled" by the mixed fan response to 2001's "Everyday," he's pleased that the latest Dave Matthews B Dave Matthews admits that he's one of those artists…

  17. Billboard Bits: Harry Chapin, Jimmy Buffett, Olsen Twins

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Harry Chapin, Jimmy Buffett, Olsen Twins Late singer/songwriter Harry Chapin will be the subject of an upcoming concert DVD, "Rockpalast Live," due Aug. 20 from Pioneer Entertainment. The show was taped in Germany in April 1977 and features such perennial favorites as "…

  18. McCartney, Ozzy Rock 'Party At The Palace'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.'s biggest rock and pop stars and international guests last night (June 3) at Party at the Palace, held on the gro Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.&…

  19. Billboard Bits: Carousel Of Hope, I-FI Fest, Crowell

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Carousel Of Hope, I-FI Fest, Rodney Crowell Sting, Elton John, and B.B. King will perform at the 15th annual Carousel of Hope fundraiser, set for Oct. 15 at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event, to be hosted by Jay Leno, raises funds for childhood diabetes. To…

  20. Unreleased Live Set Among Cash Reissues

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday, Columbia Legacy has scheduled four more of the country music veteran classic albums for reissue in its "American Milestones" series, Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday,…

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