1. 33TunesOnTV

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 11-17, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 11 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Thalía (also scheduled: Erin Brodie, Andy Richter). "VH1 All Access: Hot Mamas," VH1 Featured Artists:…

  2. String Cheese Incident Sues Ticketmaster

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Colorado-based jam band String Cheese Incident filed suit against Ticketmaster yesterday (Aug. 6) in federal court in Denver, charging the No. 1 concert ticket retailer had tried to cut off direct tic Colorado-based jam band String Cheese Incident filed suit against Ticketmaster yesterday …

  3. BRMC 'Takes On' North America

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its... Rock trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has set a month-long North American tour in support of its upcoming Virgin album "Take Them On, On Your Own," due Sept. 2 from Virgin. The trek…

  4. Television Pondering Studio Work

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Seminal New York rock act Television is pondering a return to the recording studio, guitarist Richard Lloyd tells Billboard.com. Seminal New York rock act Television is pondering a return to the recording studio, guitarist Richard Lloyd tells Billboard.com. Although Television has not…

  5. Billboard Bits: SARS Benefit, Bon Jovi, Weller, Edgefest

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on SARS Benefit, Bon Jovi, Weller, Edgefest More last-minute changes have been made to the Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert, set for Wednesday (July 30). Originally slated to begin at 1:30 p.m., the show at Downsview Park will now start at noon to provide more time for artists…

  6. Stinson Sets Solo Dates With The Figgs

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate clubs as the setting for the entire run. As expected , Tommy Stinson will hit road next month for a U.S. club tour with the Figgs. The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate clubs as the setting for the entire run.…

  7. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from 2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its…

  8. Television Plugs Back In

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded this fall with new editions of the albums "Marquee Moon" and "Adventure," plus the first official release of the oft-bootlegged con The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded…

  9. Steve Winwood Takes 'Time' On Tour

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Steve Winwood has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour, kicking off Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Oct. 12 in Philadelphia. Steve Winwood has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour, kicking off Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Oct. 12 in Philadelphia. The outing comes in support…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Jazz singer Marion Montgomery dies at her home in Bray, England, after a long battle with cancer. She is 67. 2002 - Jazz singer Marion Montgomery dies at her home in Bray, England, after a long battle with cancer. She is 67. 1999 - In an unfortunate case of history…

  11. Tunes On TV

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 21-27, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 21 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Toni Braxton (also scheduled: Ethan Zohn, Gabrielle Union). "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (Pt. 1 of 5),"…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is sentenced in a Queens, N.Y., courtroom to two to four years in prison after having pleaded guilty to cocaine possession in April. 2001 - Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is sentenced in a Queens, N.Y., courtroom…

  13. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks Metallica is the first act confirmed for the 2004 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off Jan. 16 in Auckland. Along the way, Metallica will play three separate headlining shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Big Day…

  14. Eclectic Acts Raise Tibet Funds

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Composer Philip Glass, opera vocalist Jessye Norman, experimental jazz act Kronos Quartet and Native American flautist R. Carlos Nakai are among the acts slated to perform at a Sept. 21 charity event Composer Philip Glass, opera vocalist Jessye Norman, experimental jazz act Kronos Quartet and…

  15. Rossdale Gets In The 'Game'

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale is following her lead by inking to star in Crusader Entertainment's "The Game of Their Lives." With Gwen Stefani poised to make her big-screen debut in Martin Scorsese's "Aviator," her husband, Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, is…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses with readers Barry White, Ashanti and No. 1 album debuts, Buddy Jewell, Eurovision, Madonna, Clay Aiken and obsessive fans. WORDS AND MUSIC Hi Fred, With the unfortunate passing of Barry White over the July 4 holiday weekend, I would like to point out that he is one of…

  17. Hootenanny Salutes Strummer

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Late Clash frontman Joe Strummer was honored with a few special tributes at last weekend's ninth annual Hootenany rockabilly festival and car show in Orange County, Calif. Late Clash frontman Joe Strummer was honored with a few special tributes at last weekend's ninth annual…

  18. Sundance Spotlights American Roots Music

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT August will find the Sundance Channel spotlighting the artists and labels leading the new wave of American roots music. The four-part series "Keeping Time: New Music from America's Roots" will premier August will find the Sundance Channel spotlighting the artists and labels…

  19. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of July 7-13, 2003. Following the blast of Independence Day-related programming on television, things settle down a bit this week, but that doesn't mean there aren't fireworks to observe. The main attraction won&…

  20. Tunes On TV

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 7-13, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 7 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd (also scheduled: Sean Connery, Regina King). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist:…

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