1. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

  2. Jack Johnson Plans Hawaiian Benefit

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu, Hawaii. The event will also feature performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, DJ Logic, Makana and Amy Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson will headline a benefit concert on Jan. 3 in Oahu,…

  3. 'Austin City Limits' Gets National Arts Medal

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is to be presented today (Nov. 12) with the National Medal of Arts by President Bush and the National Endowment for the Arts in a ce Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is…

  4. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  5. Amazon Offering Exclusive Content Through Holidays

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a move to drive traffic to its site this holiday season, Amazon.com is offering free music, movie and book exclusives, Billboard Bulletin reports. Bruce Springsteen, the Counting Crows, R.E.M. and In a move to drive traffic to its site this holiday season, Amazon.com is offering free music…

  6. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  7. Tenacious D Going Hungry

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the members of Tenacious D announced today (Nov. 3) that they would begin a 45-day hunger strike at 5 p.m. In a…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 3-9, 2003. It's a big week for country music with Wednesday night's 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards as the centerpiece. As you would expect, it's a pretty massive affair, held at…

  9. Famous Friends Give Pearl Jam A Lift

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) at a benefit show in Santa Barbara, Calif. The group was joined by its former drummer Jack Irons, singer/songwriter Ja Pearl Jam welcomed a host of famous musical friends on stage last night (Oct. 28) in Santa…

  10. Cash Tribute Added To CMA Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take part in a tribute to Johnny Cash during the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Set for Nov Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis Tritt and Hank Williams Jr. will take…

  11. MIT Students Develop File-Swapping Alternative

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Winstein and Josh Mandel may soon be the most popular guys their Cambridge, Mass., campus. They say they've discovered a way to give their fellow students at MIT and elsewhere dorm room access t Keith Winstein and Josh Mandel may soon be the most popular guys their Cambridge, Mass.…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2003. What to watch, what to watch? Read on McDuff and I'll tell you. Monday night, you've got your football. It's right in the title of ABC's "Monday Night Football," which…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal…

  14. Dear Catastrophe Waitress

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jack Black's character in the movie "High Fidelity" famously complained that he didn't want to listen to Belle & Sebastian because it was "sad-bastard music." After four proper studio albums, appa Jack Black's character in the movie "High Fidelity…

  15. Dixie Chicks Hatch Live DVD/CD

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks' 2003 Top of the World tour will be captured in an upcoming collection of live recordings, due Nov. 25 from Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records. The release will come in double-CD and The Dixie Chicks' 2003 Top of the World tour will be captured in an upcoming…

  16. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  17. Billboard Bits: Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky Although Jack Black is riding high on the success of his new film " School of Rock ," which was No. 1 in its first week in U.S. theaters, he says there are two roles he's really coveting. Black tells Billboard he'd love to play the…

  18. Virgin Preps Boatload Of Bowie Reissues

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Records will this winter reissue a number of David Bowie releases, including "Black Tie White Noise," the 1989 box set "Sound + Vision" and remastered versions of "Scary Monsters," "Ziggy Stard Virgin Records will this winter reissue a number of David…

  19. Billboard Bits: Cash, Voodoo, Minor Threat

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Cash Tribute, Voodoo, Minor Threat The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute concert set for Nov. 10 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium will be aired five days later on country-music cable station CMT. The two-hour edited broadcast will begin at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Meanwhile, Rodney Crowell, Marty…

  20. Bruce Recovering From Liver Transplant

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant surgery. Following the successful Sept. 19 procedure, the musician's body rejected the new organ, and infection an Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant…

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