1. 'Austin City Limits' Gets National Arts Medal

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is to be presented today (Nov. 12) with the National Medal of Arts by President Bush and the National Endowment for the Arts in a ce Twenty-nine-year-old music performance program "Austin City Limits" is…

  2. 45TunesOnTV

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 3-9, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 3 "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Uncle Kracker (also scheduled: Quentin Tarantino, Eric Close). "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists:…

  3. Billboard Bits: Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader Billy Corgan has contributed guitar to a song on Swedish rock band Blindside's forthcoming album. "Billy Corgan heard a song, flipped out, and asked if he could play guitar on the record," the band&…

  4. Rice, Spree Head 'Eclectic' Show

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The concert is aligned with the station's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" morning show, and features a bill similar to the varied, global reach of that show's playlists. Los Angeles-based public radio station KCRW has tapped recent Shortlist Prize winner Damien Rice, the…

  5. Billboard Bits: 'Step Up' Benefits, The Polyphonic Spree, The Strokes

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Step Up,' Polyphonic Spree, Strokes Sheryl Crow, Macy Gray and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath are among those who will perform at a pair of Vanity Fair In Concert events benefiting the Step Up Women's Network. As previously reported , Crow, Mya and Blondie's Debbie…

  6. Bonnaroo Recalled On CD, DVD

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The audio set "Live From Bonnaroo" and the DVD "270 Miles From Graceland - Bonnaroo 2003" will be issued Oct. 21 via Sanctuary. As eclectic as the festival itself, a two-disc CD release and a DVD commemorating this year's second Bonnaroo music festival in Manchester,…

  7. Update: Polyphonic Spree Hits The Road

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member choir's home base of Dallas. The 20-city trek closes with a Nov. 23-24 stand in San Diego. The Polyphonic Spree will begin a North American tour Sept. 19 in the evangelistic 20-plus member…

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

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 11-17, 2003. Although back-to-school is looming on the horizon, there's still some summer sun and fun left. And, musically speaking, things are pretty hot on television, too. Guys have some pretty base needs and…

  9. 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:…

  10. Billboard Bits: Pharrell, Americana, Polyphonic Spree

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pharrell, Americana, Polyphonic Spree The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams will make his movie debut in the direct-to-video feature "Dude, We're Going to Rio," due Oct. 14 from Star Trak/Arista through an undetermined distributor. The film will feature songs from the…

  11. The Beginning Stages Of . . .

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree is two-dozen strong, with each member attired in a flowing white robe. The Polyphonic Spree is two-dozen strong, with each member attired in a flowing white robe. The ringleader is Tim DeLaughter (ex-Tripping Daisy), who formed this choral symphonic pop band three years…

  12. Hot Product

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Hip-hop outfit Black Eyes Peas' "Elephunk" (A&M), featuring guest appearances by Justin Timberlake and Blink-182's Travis Barker. -- Veteran rap duo Gang Starr's first album since 1998, "…

  13. Polyphonic Spree Inks With Hollywood

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records has signed the 24-member Polyphonic Spree for North America in a multifaceted deal that includes a piece of the band's touring proceeds. Hollywood will on June 24 rerelease the group Hollywood Records has signed the 24-member Polyphonic Spree for North America in a…

  14. 'Austin City Limits' Fest Unveils Full Lineup

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Set for Sept. 19-21, the event is expected to draw more than 75,000 to Zilker Park in the More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City…

  15. R.E.M., Radiohead, Moby Top Glastonbury Lineup

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, a three-day concert that kicks off June 27. Around 150,000 people are expected to attend this year's edition, which is R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury…

  16. Austin City Limits Fest Grows

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reunited country act the Mavericks, rising rock group Kings Of Leon, and pseudo-revivalist choir the Polyphonic Spree are among the latest acts confirmed for the second annual Austin City Limits Festi Reunited country act the Mavericks, rising rock group Kings Of Leon, and pseudo-revivalist…

  17. Eclectic Acts Rock Fourth Coachella Fest

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than seventy acts performed across five stages this weekend (April 26-27) at the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Drawing more than 30,000 to the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, Ca More than seventy acts performed across five stages this weekend (April 26-27) at the fourth…

  18. LIVE REVIEW

    April 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Polyphonic Spree, April 10-11 in Chicago /bb/livereviews/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1869475 News …

  19. Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the inaugural Field Day festival, set for June 7-8 at Enterprise Park in Calverton, Long Island, about 70 miles east As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the…

  20. South By Southwest Diary: Day Four

    March 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST South By Southwest Diary: Day Four 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…

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