1. Strokes, Beta Band Flesh Out Coachella Lineup

    February 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the…

  2. Sasha & Digweed Get 'Heavy' On Spring Tour

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt across North America, dubbed the Delta Heavy Spring 2002 Tour. The famed mixing duo will be transporting its own DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt…

  3. Dirt Band's 'Circle' Still Unbroken 30 Years On

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" will be reissued March 26 via Capitol Nashville. Originally released in 1972, the double-album set un In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's …

  4. Sheryl Crow Is Vulnerable, Vibrant On 'C'Mon, C'Mon'

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST As Sheryl Crow found out while making her new album "C'mon, C'mon" (out April 9 on A&M), music does not always have charms, in the words of English playwright William Congreve, "to soothe the sava As Sheryl Crow found out while making her new album "C'…

  5. Hundreds Of Acts Flock To 2002 Jazz Fest

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, and India.Arie, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held at t Hundreds of acts, including Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt,…

  6. Phish Fries Up Next Batch Of Live Albums

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hibernating jam band Phish has selected the next six shows for release in its ongoing Live Phish series, due April 16 from Elektra. The performances, each covering three discs, are: 8/26/89 (Townshend Hibernating jam band Phish has selected the next six shows for release in its ongoing Live…

  7. Green Day, Blink Plan 'Pop Disaster'

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST In what promises to be one of the spring's most popular live pairings, Green Day and Blink-182 will co-headline the Pop Disaster tour, kicking off April 17 in Bakersfield, Calif. Although venues have In what promises to be one of the spring's most popular live pairings, Green Day…

  8. Blink-182's DeLonge Suits Up Boxcar Racer

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blink-182 guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge has recorded an album with his side project Boxcar Racer, due to be released May 14 on MCA. Featuring Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and guitarist Dave Kenned Blink-182 guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge has recorded an album with his side project Boxcar…

  9. Staind, Eminem, N.W.A. On 'Farmclub' Compilation

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Interscope has set a Feb. 26 release for "Live and Unreleased from Farmclub.com," featuring performances from the defunct TV show "Jimmy & Doug's Farmclub" by Staind, Eminem, DMX, and Ja Rule, amo Interscope has set a Feb. 26 release for "Live and Unreleased…

  10. 7TunesOnTV

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 11-17 MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2002 "Fresh: New Music," VH1 Featured Artist: The Calling. "The NewMusic," MuchMusic USA Featured Artists: Cypress Hill, Green Day, System Of A Down. "Musicians," Bravo Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow. "…

  11. The Blues White Album

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. The premise is easy enough to comprehend: blues covers of songs from the Beatles' White Album. Some of the tracks were obvious choices, such as Lucky Peterson&…

  12. Gospel Great James Blackwood Dies

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and one of the giants of Southern gospel music, died yesterday (Feb. 3) of complications of a stroke in Memphis. He was 82. James Blackwood, the last founding member of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and one of the…

  13. Kaukonen Plans Country Classics Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record an album of classic country material. "What we're talking about is an album of me doing period material from the late 1 Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record…

  14. Sevendust Works Out 'Animosity' On The Road

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST If you ask Sevendust lead singer Lajon Witherspoon, all the animosity the members of the Atlanta-based hard rock act once possessed is behind them. The group still named its new TVT album "Animosity," If you ask Sevendust lead singer Lajon Witherspoon, all the animosity the members…

  15. Flatlanders Return To Bring Album, Tour

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based independent label New West Records will release a new album by the Flatlanders, the neo-country supergroup featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock, on May 21. The L Los Angeles-based independent label New West Records will release a new album by the…

  16. Tunes On TV

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings - Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 28 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Cracker. "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Dilated Peoples (also scheduled: William Shatner, Martin Lawrence). "The Late Late Show…

  17. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…

  18. Walking With Strangers

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six albums to her credit, Marilyn Scott knows what works for her. With six albums to her credit, Marilyn Scott knows what works for her. For her Prana debut, the singer/songwriter remains true to her smooth blend of jazz, pop, soul, and R&B. To that end, Walking With Strangers deftly…

  19. AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. Effectively covering the vast, ever-vibrant tapestry that is American vernacular music in just four hours is a nearly insurmountable challenge. This…

  20. Statler Brothers To Retire From The Road

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country vocal quartet the Statler Brothers will retire from touring at the end of this year. The group plans to end its concert schedule as of Nov. 1, according to a statement released last week. The Country vocal quartet the Statler Brothers will retire from touring at the end of this year.…

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