Working For The Weekend …
The following items are guaranteed to make you the envy of all your coworkers come Monday when you're dazzling them with your newfound musical knowledge.
Wings of Planes - Scorpions go to Russia.
Jazz In The Great Outdoors - Medeski Martin & Wood invite musicans of all stripes to come spend a week at Camp MMW.
Building A City On Rock And Roll - Looking ahead to June and Rock In Rio Madrid.
Mick Jones And Tony James Take Carbon/Silicon On The Road - The veteran rockers head out to spread the word about the band's first physical full-length, The Last Post.
Because They're Awesome - The Dollyrots add a bunch of new dates to the tour behind their latest.
A Mad And Faithful Tour - DeVotchKa heads out for its biggest trek yet in support of a new release.
Where does all the money the RIAA collects from people it threatens with infringement lawsuits go? Apparently none of it has yet to find its way to the recording artists - Wired News / Listening Post
Has Michael Jackson passed the point where anyone can generate sympathy for him? - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Remy Ma's assault trial begins next week - Associated Press
Wanna watch "world famous" psychics try to channel John Lennon on TV? You do? Then you'll have to pay for the privilege - CW 47 News
Music producer sues Chris Brown's mother, says she owes him 25 percent of the artist's earnings - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Frank Sinatra Jr. joins his famous Dad and Sis on the Palm Springs Walk Of Stars - Associated Press
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Looks like Howard Jones will be using his frequent flier miles come July. On July 11 he plays Copiague, NY, and then hustles to the east coast for a San Diego gig scheduled for July 12. Howard also plays Woodland Hills, CA, on July 13.
Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers schedule new shows for April and August. April additions include April 2 in New Haven, CT, and April 3 in Providence, RI. Look for Stephen and the band in Lyons, CO, on August 16.
And Peter Mulvey made it in just under the wire with an update showing the artist playing Kansas City, MO, on April 14, Newport, KY, on May 10, Decatur, GA, on May 14 and Wausau, WI, on June 21.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Eisley, T.G. Sheppard, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, The Cliks, Simple Plan, Dash Rip Rock, The Wedding Present, DeVotchKa, The A.K.A.s, Albino! Heavy Heavy Afrobeat, The Raveonettes, theSTART, Will Bernard, Def Leppard, Jesse Colin Young, Nina Storey, KT Tunstall, "Weird Al" Yankovic, David Gogo, The Chemical Brothers, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Seether, plus billions and billions of concert stars - more than Carl Sagan could ever imagine.
Well, it's about that time. Time to put our data collecting toys away. Thank you for your support and we'll look for you bright and early come Monday. Have a great weekend!