Overnight Sensation …
Fridays are even better when you read Pollstar.com first thing in the morning. Whether you're power-breakfasting on carbs and caffeine, or just traveling light with fruit and yogurt, the following two items scheduled for posting in the early morning hours will aid digestion, lower your cholesterol and scrub out that ol' colon.
Get Stoopid For Fall - Slightly Stoopid launches a fall trek guaranteed to take the edge off the din generated by this year's Presidential race.
Relient K Headlines Uncle Fest Tour - Fresh off a co-headlining slot on the Vans Warped Tour, the band announces a 25-city trek that will lead into its November dates with tobyMac.
$20,000 bail springs Kanye West and his road manager from L.A.P.D. jail. The star and his road manager were arrested for "vandalism" at LAX this morning after smashing a TMZ's photog's video camera - E! Online
Paul McCartney resists pressure to cancel Israel gig - Reuters
Raspberries' Eric Carmen popped for DUI in Ohio - Los Angeles Times / The Dish Rag (registration may be required)
ABBA museum delayed. Officials reason says building renovation is taking longer than expected, but anonymous sources claim rumors of upcoming polyester and hairspray shortages may be to blame - Associated Press
A few minutes with Travis - The Times Online U.K.
John Hiatt submits to the Q&A - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Robyn Hitchcock adds more dates for November, including stops in California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York. Mr. Hitchcock's tour now includes November 12 in San Francisco at The Fillmore, November 18 in Alexandria, Virginia, at the Birchmere, November 19 in Philly at World Café Live, November 21 in Somerville, Massachusetts, at Somerville Theatre and November 22 in New York at Symphony Space.
Dubconscious plays NYC on October 1 at Sullivan Hall. Other new dates include October 5 in Londonderry, New Hampshire, at Tupelo Music Hall and November 22 in Asheville, North Carolina, at Grey Eagle.
Hoots & Hellmouth roll into Brooklyn on October 30 for a show at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg. The Duo also line up two nights in Philadelphia at Johnny Brenda's for October 3 & November 1, and play Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 22 at Five Points Pub.
And Minus The Bear update with two new ones - November 20 in Palo Alto, California, at Stanford University, and November 21 in Portland, Oregon, at Lewis & Clark College.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Jarvis Cocker, Theory Of A Deadman, A Place To Bury Strangers, "Top 3 Canadian Idol," Rachael Sage, Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine, Ron Sexsmith, McCarthy Trenching, Dave Koz, Glasvegas, Toadies, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, The Devil Wears Prada, Slightly Stoopid, No Use For A Name, Primal Scream, plus 43,209 other bands, artists and mimes.
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