1. Smokin' Grooves Returns With Outkast, Hill, Roots

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and the Roots lead the lineup for the revitalized Smokin' Grooves festival, which kicks off July 18 outside San Francisco and runs through Aug. 7 in Atlanta. Jurassic 5, DJ Shado Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and the Roots lead the lineup for the revitalized Smokin'…

  2. Billboard Bits: Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton Hard Rock Cafe International (HRCI) plans to establish a music memorabilia museum in Orlando, Fla. The Hard Rock Vault, scheduled to open its doors in November, will offer an "educational look at the evolution of music," according to…

  3. Bosstones Go Indie, Pull 'Jackknife'

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty Bosstones are heading back to their independent label roots. Come July 9, the Boston-based band will release "A Jack Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty…

  4. Marc Anthony Lays Out Summer Trek

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield, Mass. The trek, which comes in support of the Latin superstar's upcoming Columbia album "Mended," is slated to last through Marc Anthony will kick off a North American summer tour July 6 in Mansfield,…

  5. Area: Two Festival Kicks Off In Late July

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as previously reported, feature the electronic music maven, along with David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, and newly announced artists Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as…

  6. Will Downing Takes Listeners On A 'Sensual Journey'

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Sensual Journey," Will Downing's ninth album and first for GRP Records, validates the Brooklyn, N.Y.-born singer's assertion that he is a flag-bearer for the jazz-tinged adult R&B . "I feel like He rightfully considers himself a flag-bearer for the jazz-tinged…

  7. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, Tupac/Biggie, Satriani

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Jamiroquai's exiting keyboardist/songwriter, Tupac Shakur/Biggie Smalls documentary, and Joe Satriani's forthcoming album. British funk/soul combo Jamiroquai has parted ways with longtime keyboardist and songwriting collaborator Toby Smith. A post on the group's…

  8. Rush Extends North American Tour

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock trio Rush has confirmed 10 West Coast dates for the second leg of its North American tour. The additional stateside run in support of the forthcoming Anthem/Atlantic album "Vapor Trails, Canadian rock trio Rush has confirmed 10 West Coast dates for the second leg of its…

  9. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  10. Country Artists Flock To Detroit

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT George Jones, Tracy Byrd, and Aaron Tippin will be the nightly headliners for Detroit's 20th annual Budweiser Downtown Hoedown. Bearing the theme "United We Stand," the free country music festival is George Jones, Tracy Byrd, and Aaron Tippin will be the nightly headliners for…

  11. Wyclef Continues The 'Masquerade'

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo album, "Masquerade," due June 18 from Columbia. First single "PJ's" has begun to get early airplay on U.S. radio outlets... Former Fugees principal Wyclef Jean has wrapped work on his third solo…

  12. Injured Jewel Determined To Tour Europe

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel plans to go ahead with her planned European tour. Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel…

  13. Hill, Roots, Marsalis Set For JVC Jazz Festival

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots will join jazz stars Cassandra Wilson and Wynton Marsalis as part of the lineup for New York's JVC Jazz Festival. The annual concert series, which runs June 1 Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots will join jazz stars Cassandra Wilson and…

  14. Alanis Expands Summer Tour Plans

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will kick off May 1 in San Diego. Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams will support through May Alanis Morissette has expanded the itinerary for her summer North American tour, which, as…

  15. White Stripes, Gaye, Trash Brats Win Big In Detroit

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam rockers Trash Brats were the big winners at the 12th annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday (April 19) at Detro Garage rock duo the White Stripes, late visionary soulster Marvin Gaye, and punky glam…

  16. Scorpions Bring The 'Hurricane' On Best-Of, Tour

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The career of veteran German hard rock act the Scorpions will be celebrated on "Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions," due May 28 on Hip-O. The band will also embark on a summer U.S. package tour The career of veteran German hard rock act the Scorpions will be celebrated on …

  17. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  18. Billboard Bits: 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Osbournes,' 'Episode II,' Autechre "The Osbournes," the reality sitcom about rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, is officially the biggest hit series in MTV's 21-year history. Just under 6.3 million people watched Tuesday's…

  19. King Of Blues, Queen Of Soul For Indy Jazz Fest

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Indy Jazz Fest may be shorter this year -- only a weekend instead of a week -- but no one can complain when a king and a queen are showing up. Blues guitarist B.B. King and queen of soul Aretha Fr The Indy Jazz Fest may be shorter this year -- only a weekend instead of a week -- but no…

  20. Suit Over Wynette's Death Resolved

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a confidential out-of-court settlement between her daughters and a Pittsburgh doctor. The remaining legal challenge over the death of country music star Tammy Wynette has been resolved in a…

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