1. Hazlewood Plans First Ever European Tour

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran cult American artist and music industry maverick Lee Hazlewood has finalized plans for the first-ever solo European tour of his five-decade-long career. Commencing on Sept. 7 in Aarhus, Denmar Veteran cult American artist and music industry maverick Lee Hazlewood has finalized plans…

  2. Coldplay Taking 'Blood' To Clubs, Arenas

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit Coldplay has unveiled details for a U.S. club tour in August and a U.K. arena tour in October. The U.S. dates begin Aug. 6 in Boston and wrap Aug. 20 in Los Angeles, while the U.K. da U.K. rock outfit Coldplay has unveiled details for a U.S. club tour in August and a U.K.…

  3. Li'l Abner, My Fair Lady, Barnum

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Broadway producer Herman Levin and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner were working on a musical called Li'l Abner before they abandoned it for another project: My Fair Lady, with music by Frederick Loewe. ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING Li'L Abner REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy…

  4. New Coldplay Single Debuts Monday

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "In My Place," the first single from Coldplay's sophomore Capitol album "A Rush of Blood to the Head,' will debut Monday (June 17) on AOL Music's "First Listen" program and Netscape Music. The video f "In My Place," the first single from…

  5. Stars Set For Roving Verizon Festival

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, India, and Al Jarreau are among the headliners for the 2002 Verizon Music Festival, which is set to hit four cities this fall. The festival kicks off Sept. 17-22 in New York Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, India, and Al Jarreau are among the headliners for the 2002…

  6. Audiovent Boosted By Incubus Ties

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the members of Audiovent (originally known as Vent) -- lead singer Jason Boyd, guitarist Benjamin Einziger, bassist Paul Fried, and drummer Jamin Wilcox -- first gathered in the early '90s to explore their mutual interest in music, they…

  7. Dirty Sexy Knights in Paris

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Though this quartet has a strong familial relationship with the multi-platinum act Incubus, it stands strong on its own with a driving and emotionally deep debut album. Though this quartet has a strong familial relationship with the multi-platinum act Incubus, it stands strong on its own with…

  8. 23TunesOnTV

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 3-9, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 3 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Jimmy Kimmel, Tom Dreesen). "The Tonight Show With Jay…

  9. Billboard Bits: Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch Astralwerks has set an Aug. 6 North American release date for "Total Lee," a 16-track tribute album to veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood. As previously reported , the set is due Monday (June 3)…

  10. Crowes' Chris Robinson Heads Out Solo

    May 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has lined up five dates for his maiden North American solo tour, beginning June 19 in New York. The artist wraps a brief European trek tonight (May 29) in Paris. R Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has lined up five dates for his maiden North American…

  11. Hot Product

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Eminem, the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" soundtrack, and more. 'Show' Time If pervasive pre-release piracy is any indication, Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album "The Eminem Show" is destined to be one of the…

  12. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Bennett/Lang, Nelson

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Springsteen, Bennett/Lang, Willie Nelson A new Bruce Springsteen album is tentatively scheduled for a July 30 release via Columbia, Billboard Bulletin reports. That date could change though, as Springsteen is said to be still recording. The as-yet-untitled set, recorded with…

  13. Moby Plans Two-Month European Tour

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby has lined up a two-month European tour in support of his brand new V2/Mute album, "18," which is No. 1 in 12 European countries and debuts this week at No. 4 on The Billboard 200. The trek begins Moby has lined up a two-month European tour in support of his brand new V2/Mute…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee In what is shaping up to be one of the more intriguing treks of the summer, Jay-Z is set to headline the Sprite-Liquid Mix tour, which will hit 15 North American markets from Aug. 20 to Sept. 8. 311 is the only other confirmed act for the bill,…

  15. The Palace at 4am (Part I), Chelsea Walls

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT SOUNDTRACK Chelsesa Walls PRODUCER: not listed Rykodisc RCD 10624 JAY BENNETT & EDWARD BURCH The Palace at 4am (Part I) PRODUCERS: J. Bennett, E.Burch, K,Keller Undertow 0009 Though not far from the truth, Chelsea Walls' billing as a Jeff Tweedy experience is a bit misleading.…

  16. Coldplay Sets Release Date, U.K. Tour

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore Parlophone/Capitol set, "A Rush of Blood to the Head." The set, due a day later in North America, is led by first sin Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore…

  17. Round Midnight, Bird,Straight, No Chaser

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DEXTER GORDON Round Midnight ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Herbie Hancock REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy M. Proper Columbia/Legacy 85811 CHARLIE PARKER Bird ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Lennie Niehaus REISSU With characteristic initiative, Legacy has reissued remastered, expanded editions of three…

  18. Tool To Follow Ozzfest With U.S. Tour

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tool has begun lining up a summer U.S. tour to follow European headlining dates and a stint with the first Ozzfest tour of that region. Overseas dates begin today (May 10) in Paris and wrap June 15 in Tool has begun lining up a summer U.S. tour to follow European headlining dates and a stint…

  19. DJ Shadow Meets The 'Press' On Tour

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live dates to coincide with the June 4 release of his sophomore album, "The Private Press" (MCA). Critically acclaimed musical pastiche artist DJ Shadow has announced six U.S. headlining live…

  20. Dylan, Hill, Gray, Krauss Get Their 'Ya-Yas' Out

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." New songs by Bob Dylan and Lauryn Hill will be featured on the forthcoming T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack to "Divine…

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