1. Yahoo! Lunches On Launch

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! Inc. today (June 28) announced plans to acquire struggling online music company Launch Media. The acquisition would bring Launch's news, artist features, Webcasting, and streaming video content Yahoo! Inc. today (June 28) announced plans to acquire struggling online music company…

  2. Erykah Badu Returns To The Road

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Soul diva Erykah Badu has announced a new round of North American tour dates, on which she will be supported by rap acts Common and Dilated Peoples. The trek begins Aug. 1 in Portsmouth, Va., and will Soul diva Erykah Badu has announced a new round of North American tour dates, on which she…

  3. Love's Suit Vs. UMG Hits Snags

    June 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has denied 11 of 15 causes of action listed in Courtney Love's lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG), including a challenge to California's "seven-year statute A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has denied 11 of 15 causes of action…

  4. John Tesh To Tour This Summer

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Tesh is planning to take his new age act on the road for a series of concerts this summer. Prior to a string of West Coast dates in July, the former "Entertainment Tonight" host will perform June John Tesh is planning to take his new age act on the road for a series of concerts…

  5. Fonovisa To Produce Multi-Act Mexican Concert

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Leading Latin independent label Fonovisa is producing a July 1 mega-concert at Texas Stadium in Dallas, Billboard Bulletin reports. On the bill are top regional Mexican acts Los Tigres Del Norte, Band Leading Latin independent label Fonovisa is producing a July 1 mega-concert at Texas Stadium…

  6. The Prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor

    June 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT You can find South American pan-pipe bands in the parks and subways of any major North American city. You can find South American pan-pipe bands in the parks and subways of any major North American city. Rumor has it that the disc these bands offer for sale is simply the same disc, repackaged…

  7. Radiohead Adjusts North American Itinerary

    June 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has tinkered with the itinerary for the second leg of its North American tour, which will now kick off with a newly announced July 30 show in Atlanta. Shows in Toronto (Aug. 3), Philadelphia Radiohead has tinkered with the itinerary for the second leg of its North American tour,…

  8. Solis Reveals More Of His 'Soul'

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT During his 25 years as a member of Los Bukis -- perhaps Mexico's best-known romantic <I>grupo</I> -- Marco Antonio Solis earned a reputation as a songwriter with a troubadour's knack for the vernacula During his 25 years as a member of Los Bukis -- perhaps Mexico's…

  9. Guitar Gods Satriani, Vai Team For Tour

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Electric guitar stars Joe Satriani and Steve Vai are presenting a new incarnation of Satriani's G3 tour this summer, also featuring John Petrucci (Dream Theater). The tour kicks off June 23 in Reno, N Electric guitar stars Joe Satriani and Steve Vai are presenting a new incarnation of…

  10. Busy B.B. Is King Of The Road, Studio

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival will hit the road again in 2001, only this time under a new name. The 10th annual tour -- which will feature Buddy Guy A staple of the summer concert circuit, B.B. King's annual touring blues festival…

  11. Diversity Is Key At N.Y. SummerStage Series

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Performances by Lyle Lovett, El Gran Combo, Basement Jaxx, Craig David, Living Colour, and Bebel Gilberto highlight the 16th season of New York's Central Park SummerStage concert series. This year's p Performances by Lyle Lovett, El Gran Combo, Basement Jaxx, Craig David, Living…

  12. Los Straitjackets Draft Guests For New Set

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's Exene Cervenka are those who will be dueting with quirky rock act Los Straitjackets on the group's next album. Sixpence None The Richer frontwoman Leigh Nash, Mavericks singer Raul Malo, and X's…

  13. Billboard Bits: Les Claypool, Ron Sexsmith, Starsailor

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Ron Sexsmith, and Starsailor. Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool is taking his new band, the Frog Brigade, out on the road this summer for a series of dates with ex-Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh. The trek comes in support of the Frog Brigade&…

  14. Radiohead Confirms More North American Dates

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has tacked on 11 more dates to its North American tour schedule in support of "Amnesiac," due June 5 from Capitol and a day earlier internationally. As previously reported, the first leg of Radiohead has tacked on 11 more dates to its North American tour schedule in…

  15. Tom Petty Adds 35 U.S. Tour Dates

    May 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have added some 35 dates across the U.S. to what was originally a 14-city West Coast tour, Billboard Bulletin reports. The tour begins May 9, 2001 at Gill Coliseum in Corva Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have added some 35 dates across the U.S. to what was…

  16. Henry Hitches Tour Rides With Byrne, Harris

    May 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Joe Henry has secured a support slot on two upcoming tours. First he'll open for David Byrne's entire North American trek in support of his new Virgin album "Look Into the Eyeball" ( Singer/songwriter Joe Henry has secured a support slot on two upcoming…

  17. May Brings New Album, Tour For Cray

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Robert Cray Band will release a new album "Shoulda Been Home," on May 15 through Rykodisc. It's the contemporary blues group's 12th studio album and second for the label. A U.S. tour behind the St The Robert Cray Band will release a new album "Shoulda Been Home,…

  18. Update: Radiohead Tour Date Correction

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead's publicity representatives have retracted the additional North American tour dates released to the media yesterday (May 2). 11 dates were announced, including a two-night stand in August at Radiohead's publicity representatives have retracted the additional North American…

  19. Billboard Bits: Rory Gallagher, Sopranos, Vision Fest

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Rory Gallagher, Sopranos, Vision Fest Members of U2, Oasis, the Corrs, and many others are expected to be part of a stellar turnout in Northwest London this evening for the screening of "Rory Gallagher: Irish Tour 74." The remastered film of the late and much-loved Irish…

  20. Radiohead Tour Crosses The Pond In June

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has lined up its first round of North American tour dates in support of its upcoming Capitol album "Amnesiac," due June 5. Following a handful of European shows, the revered U.K. rock act wi Radiohead has lined up its first round of North American tour dates in support of…

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