Lunchtime on the Fresno Coast! That' means it's time to grab a bite and eyeball the new listings for New York Dolls, Art Garfunkel, Barenaked Ladies and The Giraffes, and the links to items about Eels frontman's brilliant physicist father, the Labelle reunion, how Shirley Manson became a Terminator, diving with your iPod, the economy & the concert biz and waiting for a verdict in Britney's driving-without-a-license trial. Bon appétit!
The Eels' "E" comes to grips with his physicist father in new documentary - USA Today
Could the reconstituted Labelle end up as the reunion tour of the year? - Huffington Post
Still no verdict in Britney driving-without-license trial - Associated Press
How did Shirley Manson, formerly of Garbage, snag that role on "Terminator - The Sarah Connor Chronicles?" Would you believe it's because someone saw her throw a tantrum? - Conventry Telegraph U.K.
Things are tough all over as the Australian touring biz readjusts to the current global economic crisis - The Brisbane Times
Wanna use your iPod underwater? You can with the iDive 300 - Digital CAD
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Art Garfunkel heads out for a tour of concert theatres and casino rooms early next year. New dates include Torrance, California, on January 9 at Armstrong Theatre, Providence, Rhode Island, on January 17 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Progress Energy Ctr. For The Perf. Arts and Verona, New York, on March 12 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino. Stops also include Lakeland, Florida, Peekskill New York, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Indianapolis, Indiana.
New York Dolls plot a December run in Spain. New dates include the 3rd in Madrid at Joy Eslava, the 4th in Santiago at Santiago, the 5th in Barakaldo at Rockstar and the 6th in Zaragoza at Oasis. The band also adds a December 27 date for Fillmore New York At Irving Plaza in NYC.
Barenaked Ladies update today with December Canada shows. Newly posted dates include December 6 & 7 in Toronto at Massey Hall and December 13 in Ottawa at National Arts Centre Southam Hall.
And we have a club tour for The Giraffes. Details include November 10 in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Czar Bar, November 11 in St. Paul, Minnesota, at Big V's and November 13 in Columbus, Ohio, at Summit Station.
During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for The Loom, Susan Aglukark, The Arrogant Worms, Octopus Project, Ozric Tentacles, P.O.D., O.A.R., Jeffree Star, Camper Van Beethoven and Filter.
And that's our story at the halfway mark. Don't forget to check back for more new concert data in Your Latest Update, posting sometime around 3 pm (PDT) on Pollstar.com!