1. South By Southwest Diary: Day Two

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Two Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the course of four days (March 12-16). Billboard.com…

  2. Lineup Set For 10th Music Midtown

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th anniversary edition. The 120 acts will include such luminaries as Aimee Mann, Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Buddy Guy, Crosby, Stil Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th…

  3. MerleFest CD, DVD In The Works

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Annual North Carolina Americana festival MerleFest will be documented on CD, DVD, and VHS with the June 17 national bow of the self-released "MerleFest Live! The 15th Anniversary Jam." The releases, w Annual North Carolina Americana festival MerleFest will be documented on CD, DVD,…

  4. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 10) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. The Police, the Clash, Elvis C Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  5. Bonnaroo Adds Young, Lips, Emmylou

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the Flaming Lips, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, t The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young …

  6. 'Chicago' Takes Trio Of SAG Awards

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen version of "Chicago" took another set of honors last night (March 9) at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in Los Angeles. The film picked up three honors, including one for best ense The big screen version of "Chicago" took another set of honors last…

  7. 11TunesOnTV

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 10 "Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish (also scheduled: John Ritter). "VH1 News Special: Girls Gone Wild,…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists, respectively, at the year's Echo Awards, the German equivalent of the Grammys. 2000 - Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists,…

  9. You Are Free

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cat Power (Atlanta's Chan Marshall) returns with her sixth album, none Cat Power (Atlanta's Chan Marshall) returns with her sixth album, none too soon for her die-hard fans. The set also serves as a mature introduction for newcomers to her singular concoction of young, idiosyncratic…

  10. At Long Last, Cat Power Returns With Originals

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It has been three years since Chan Marshall, the one-woman mastermind behind Cat Power, released "The Covers Record," and closer to five since her last studio album of original material, "Moon Pix." Although the beguiling…

  11. 10TunesOnTV

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 3-8, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 3 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: O-Town (also scheduled: George Hamilton, Jane Krakowski). "Total Request Live," MTV…

  12. Dub Side of the Moon

    March 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The object of this musical exercise is a reggae interpretation of Pink Floyd's near-mythic 1973 album Dark Side of the Moon. The object of this musical exercise is a reggae interpretation of Pink Floyd's near-mythic 1973 album Dark Side of the Moon. It would be so easy to botch a…

  13. Billboard Bits: 'American Idol,' Eavis, Otha Turner

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on 'American Idol,' Eavis, Otha Turner "American Idol" voting moves to a new niche as fans are being asked to select their choice for the poster to promote "From Justin to Kelly," an upcoming film featuring Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, winner and…

  14. Depeche Mode's Gahan Plans Solo Debut, Tour

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST As tipped here earlier this month, Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan will release his debut solo album, "Paper Monsters," June 3 via Reprise and a day earlier internationally via Mute. The 10-track As tipped here earlier this month, Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan will release…

  15. Jackson Wins First Legal Skirmish Over TV Footage

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop superstar Michael Jackson won an early legal skirmish today (Feb. 28) in his fight to ban a British television company from screening unseen footage from a controversial behind-the-scenes document Pop superstar Michael Jackson won an early legal skirmish today (Feb. 28) in his fight to…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses with readers Elton John and Blue, the state of the music industry, pop artists mining classical music, R&B hits, Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and The Billboard Hot 100, one-hi I GUESS THAT'S WHY HE CALLS THEM THE BLUES Hi Fred, I got the import CD…

  17. Sanz Set For Billboard Latin Music Conference Q&A

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Latin star Alejandro Sanz will sit down for a one-on-one interview at the 14th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, set for May 5-8 in Miami Beach. The May 7 interview will be conducted by Billboa Latin star Alejandro Sanz will sit down for a one-on-one interview at the 14th annual…

  18. Jackson Seeks TV Interview Injunction

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's lawyers requested a court injunction yesterday (Feb. 24) to block a television company from releasing unused footage filmed during the making of a documentary about his life. The sin Michael Jackson's lawyers requested a court injunction yesterday (Feb. 24) to…

  19. 09TunesOnTV

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 24-March 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 24 "Direct Effect," MTV Featured Artists: TLC, 50 Cent. "VH1 All Access: Real-Life Groupies," VH1 Featured Artists: Unwritten Law. "…

  20. Bono Eyes New African Aid Initiative

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST U2 frontman Bono has joined with musician Bob Geldof to form DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade in Africa), the latest in a series of initiatives aimed at assisting African countries in need. "They are three of U2 frontman Bono has joined with musician Bob Geldof to form DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade in…

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