1. This Day in Music

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The European festival season kicks off with the start of a two-day event at the former Spanish Formula 1 racing circuit in the southern sherry-producing city of Jerez de la Frontera. Mor 1999 - The European festival season kicks off with the start of a two-day event…

  2. Roy Hargrove Busts Out The 'Groove'

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Trumpeter Roy Hargrove and his well-known friends are in a funky mood on his new disc "Roy Hargrove Presents the RH Factor: Hard Groove," due May 20 from Verve Records. The jazz star has enlisted such Trumpeter Roy Hargrove and his well-known friends are in a funky mood on his new…

  3. Tunes On TV

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 31-April 6, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday> / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 31 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Deana Carter (also scheduled: Richard Chamberlain; Queen Noor). "7 Days Left: Queen Latifah Goes To…

  4. Great White To Play California Benefit

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST The surviving members of Great White plan to perform together for the first time since the band's Feb. 20 concert in Rhode Island resulted in a nightclub fire that killed 99 people, including guitaris The surviving members of Great White plan to perform together for the first time since…

  5. Stars To Salute Willie Nelson In New York

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Norah Jones, and Sheryl Crow are among the stars who will pay a 70th birthday tribute to Willie Nelson April 9 in New York. Also on board are Ray Charles, Kenny Chesney, Eric Clapton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Norah Jones, and Sheryl Crow are among the stars who will pay…

  6. 2003 Tejano Music Awards Nominees

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tejano Music Awards Nominees SONG OF THE YEAR "El Dolor de tu Presencia," Jennifer Pena "Quiero Ser Viejo," Jay Perez "Suena," Intocable "Vanidosa," Bobby Pulido "Yo Te Voy a Amar," Jimmy Gonzalez y Grupo Mazz MOST PROMISING BAND OF THE…

  7. Atlanta Hip-Hop Concert Still In Flux

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Although the Russell Simmons-led Hip-Hop Summit Action Network has postponed plans to organize a hip-hop summit next month in Atlanta, a local entertainment/sports attorney is attempting to move forwa Although the Russell Simmons-led Hip-Hop Summit Action Network has postponed plans to…

  8. Atlanta Hip-Hop Festival Changes Venues

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST After being rejected twice by the city of Atlanta, promoters of a hip-hop festival planned for April hope to hold it at the Georgia International Horse Park in nearby Conyers, Ga., 27 miles east of do After being rejected twice by the city of Atlanta, promoters of a hip-hop festival planned…

  9. Infinito

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's popularity is a dearth of dynamic releases that appeal to the core fan base of the genre, which is more interested in swing than There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's…

  10. Organizers Try For Hip Hop Summit OK

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another effort to get a permit for a three-day event in April at the Turner Field parking lots. The city turned down Hip-hop festival organizers met yesterday (March 6) with Atlanta city officials in another…

  11. Phish's Anastasio Donates 'Plasma'

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Elektra Records has set an April 29 release date for "Plasma," a double live album featuring performances by Phish's Trey Anastasio and his band recorded on their summer and fall 2002 tours. The album Elektra Records has set an April 29 release date for "Plasma," a…

  12. Rock, Pop, Jazz Artists Set For 'SunFest'

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow, Shaggy, and Fourplay are among the artists who have signed on to perform at the 2003 edition of SunFest. The West Palm Beach, Fla., multi-stage event will present a host of wel Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow, Shaggy, and Fourplay are among the artists who have signed on to…

  13. Attorney: Great White Singer Wants Immunity

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST A lawyer for Great White frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity from prosecution before agreeing to testify to a grand jury investigating last week's tragic nightclub fire in Rho A lawyer for Great White frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity…

  14. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against…

  15. Grand Jury Opens R.I. Club Fire Probe

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will hear how the Feb. 20 tragedy unfolded -- from the pyrotechnic display that ignited the blaze to the crush o A few miles from the blackened ruins of the Station nightclub, about two dozen citizens will…

  16. Skynyrd's Rossington Recovers From Heart Surgery

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Founding Lynyrd Skynyrd member Gary Rossington is recovering from open heart surgery. The guitarist underwent a successful bypass operation Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital after a routine screening fou Founding Lynyrd Skynyrd member Gary Rossington is recovering from open heart surgery. The…

  17. Foundation Established To Assist R.I. Fire Victims

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST A charity fund has been founded in memory of Great White guitarist Ty Longley, who died in last week's West Warwick, R.I., nightclub fire that claimed the lives of 96 others and hospitalized more than A charity fund has been founded in memory of Great White guitarist Ty Longley, who died…

  18. R.I. Seeks To Quiz Owners In Club Blaze

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., the state attorney general said the nightclub owners have not answered questions from investigator A day after family members visited the charred site of a deadly nightclub fire in West…

  19. Emotions

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Alaska!, which actually makes its home in sunny Los Angeles, offers gently drifting guitars and honest, understated vocals in a familiar and comforting fashion. Alaska!, which actually makes its home in sunny Los Angeles, offers gently drifting guitars and honest, understated vocals in a…

  20. Update: R.I. Nightclub Fire Kills At Least 95

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White's pyrotechnics display last night (Feb. 20), killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 180 others as fran A West Warwick, R.I., nightclub erupted in a raging fire during a rock band Great White…

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