1. DMB's Tinsley Begins Solo Journey

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After years of toying with the idea, Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard.com the decision to record his Bama Rags/RCA solo debut. After years of toying with the idea, Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley tells Billboard.com the decision to record his Bama Rags/RCA…

  2. DMB Violinist Stays 'True' On Solo Debut

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley will release his solo debut, "True Reflections," June 17 via RCA/Bama Rags. The set shares its name with an unrecorded Dave Matthews Band song that Tinsley ha Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley will release his solo debut, "True…

  3. Lullaby for Liquid Pig

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/musician Lisa Germano is one of the most gifted, distinctive, and underrated artists of our time. Singer/songwriter/musician Lisa Germano is one of the most gifted, distinctive, and underrated artists of our time. After releasing a handful of stark full-lengths on U.K. indie…

  4. Johnny Marr Steps Out Front With 'Boomslang'

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Expanded from the magazine piece for Billboard.com. After leaving the Smiths in 1987, guitarist Johnny Marr spent the next decade-plus drifting from a host of intriguing, but largely under-the-radar projects. He provided a jolt of fresh creative energy to the The and Pet Shop Boys. He wrote…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single ""The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss),"" 2001 - Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her…

  6. Neil Finn Plans Brief North American Tour

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour this July in support of the May 21 release of his Nettwerk album "One All," his first stateside studio set in four ye Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour…

  7. 7 Worlds Collide—Live at the St. James

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star band—brother Tim Finn, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star…

  8. Neil Finn Returns With Two Albums, DVD

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide - Live at the St. James" (released Feb. 26 via Nettwerk America), was both an experiment w Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new…

  9. Finn's Star-Studded Concert Due In 2002

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for a slate concerts in his New Zealand homeland earlier this year, he aimed high. The result was a backing band When former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn decided to put a group together for…

  10. Alanis, Popper For D.C. Pro-Choice Benefit

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette, Blues Traveler's John Popper and Chan Kinchla, Michael Franti and Spearhead, and Joe Henry will perform at a Sept. 25 benefit concert at Washington, D.C.'s D.A.R. Constitution Hall. Alanis Morissette, Blues Traveler's John Popper and Chan Kinchla, Michael…

  11. Hiatt Declares 'The Tiki Bar Is Open'

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Hiatt will on Sept. 11 proclaim "The Tiki Bar is Open." His second album for Vanguard Records, the set is the follow-up to last year's Grammy-nominated "Crossing Muddy Waters," Hiatt's first acou John Hiatt will on Sept. 11 proclaim "The Tiki Bar is…

  12. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn's star-studded concert tomorrow…

  13. Finn Confirms All-Star Band For NZ Shows

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST As tipped here Friday, former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn is teaming up with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and members of Radiohead for a five-date run in Auckland, New Zealand, next month. As tipped here Friday, former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn is teaming up…

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