Harry Connick Jr. loads up on November and December dates this afternoon. New to Harry's schedule is Louisville on November 18 at Louisville Palace, Cleveland on November 22 at the State Theatre, New York City at City Center on November 28 & 29 and Atlantic City on December 5 at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Center. Other stops include Cincinnati, Columbus, Charleston, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Newark, Nashville and Milwaukee.
Van Morrison will touch down at the Hollywood Bowl on November 7 & 8 and rumor has it that that the Ireland's famed minstrel will perform his Astral Weeks album in its entirety.
It's been 30 years since Jeff Wayne unleashed is all-star musical adaptation of H.G. Well's "War Of The Worlds," an effort that is still being hailed as one of the greatest concept albums of all time. New in the database is a list of June 2009 U.K. performances, including stops in Glasgow at the S.E.C.C. on the 12th, Manchester at the Manchester Arena, Nottingham at the Trent FM Arena on the 17th, Birmingham at the NIA on the 19th and London at the O2 Arena on the 20th.
Finally, The Aquabats add to their November plans. New ones include St. Pete, Florida, on the 13th at State Theatre, Ft. Lauderdale on the 14th at Culture Room, DC on the 17th at Black Cat and Cleveland on the 21st at Agora Ballroom. The band also adds a December 5 date in Vegas at Jillian's Las Vegas.
During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for The Airborne Toxic Event, The Funeral Pyre, Steele Daniels Louis Hall, Roomful Of Blues, Schiller, Riders In The Sky, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Melissa Ferrick, Enter the Haggis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Audrye Sessions and Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band.
We're entering the last leg of the afternoon and we have plenty of dates, cities, venues and bands to research, prod, poke, and stroke. Please join us as we connect all the dots in The Closing Bell, posting around 5 pm (PDT) on Pollstar.com!