Just when the Canwest-owned web TV3 thought it had the Kiwi youth market to itself with a June 29 launch of its new TV4, Auckland pubcaster TVNZ announced it will devote an entire channel to MTV.
Lollapalooza 1997 ( Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, Fla.; 19,000 seats; $ 34) Presented by Cellar Door. Bands: Tool, Orbital, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Korn, Tricky, James, Marley Brothers, Porno…
Navarre, one of the industry's leading indie music distributors, has undergone a complete restructuring as part of a five-year strategic plan.
At almost any given moment during the so-called "A Twist of Jobim" concert at the Greek Theatre, you might have wondered exactly where you were. Oh, you would have heard some songs by the late…
Plans for the first-ever Midem Miami Latin America & Caribbean music market are being firmed up here this week with a clutch of deals inked with up-and-coming Latino talent. The Sept. 8-11 event will…
Phillip Officer (Cinegrill; 200 seats; $ 15) Presented inhouse. Music director/pianist, John Boswell. Opened and reviewed June 25, 1997; runs until June 28. At Phillip Officer's opening at the…
Contemporary Christian artist Bob Carlisle nabbed his second week at the top of the nation's album sales charts with his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc logging 124,000 copies.
Just don't call him the Fresh Prince. Rapper Will Smith, whose warbling of the title track to the Columbia Pictures film "Men In Black" has reestablished the recording artist-turned-actor as a…
Taking the stage in a sequined, strapless Bob Mackie gown, her impossible pile of golden curls ringing a pale moon face that seems permanently beyond the reach of passing time, Bernadette Peters…
Calling it "the final step in the reorganization of its North American recorded music operation," EMI chief Ken Berry confirmed Friday the closing of both EMI Records and the Enclave, the latter the…
BET on Jazz has landed its highest-visibility event, a three-hour cablecast from the annual "Jazz Open Stuttgart '97" on July 25.