Average Ticket Prices
Brad Paisley $36.60      Maroon 5 $84.22      Father John Misty $25.13      "Dancing With The Stars" $58.44      SuicideGirls $26.62      Sublime With Rome $29.58      Ariana Grande $49.51      RL Grime $23.16      Alabama Shakes $40.46      Cody Johnson $15.29      The Beach Boys $51.52      New Kids On The Block $59.09      Widespread Panic $47.12      Cold War Kids $23.47      The Devil Wears Prada $20.24      Martin Sexton $31.10      Katt Williams $63.13      Milky Chance $23.70      Leon Bridges $19.44      Shakey Graves $20.20      The Tenderloins $52.67      Primus $44.35      Railroad Earth $31.43      The Time Jumpers $25.30      G. Love & Special Sauce $30.43      Miranda Lambert $56.66      Jason Isbell $37.20      Slightly Stoopid $31.38      The Mavericks $44.64      Needtobreathe $33.08      Gregory Alan Isakov $21.01      Lotus $25.76      Jackson Browne $63.90      Lord Huron $23.71      Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue $35.19      "Weird Al" Yankovic $47.05      Gordon Lightfoot $53.18      Shinedown $41.44      Death Cab For Cutie $42.03      The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus $14.88      Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club $47.67      Volbeat $40.03      Leon Russell $42.36      Imagine Dragons $52.97      Kongos $21.71      Zac Brown Band $53.50      Reel Big Fish $21.78      Robert Earl Keen $33.85      The Lone Bellow $21.18      Garrison Keillor $50.20      
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News & Views

09:01 AM Thursday 9/11/08 | |

Metallica's album drops early in Britain, Coney Island gears up for Minitek, Rob Thomas primps, Wayne Newton answers questions, hidden rock photos go on sale and it's a good year to be Sugarland in News. Deep Purple, Kenny Chesney, John Pizzarelli, Chris Isaak, Ximena and Journey in Views.

News …

Metallica's album drops earlier than expected in Britain. Death Magnetic was due out Friday, but label tells retailers to sell it now after some stores broke the Friday embargo date - BBC News

Shy photographer's work turns out to be a treasure trove of rock n' roll photographs - ITN UK

It's good to be Sugarland - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Technoheads converge on New York City for this weekend's Minitek festival - The New York Times (registration may be required)

matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas says he is a slooooooooow dresser - Associated Press

Wayne Newton does the ol' Q&A - Baltimore Sun

Views …

Deep Purple in Israel - " … was terrific at the Caesarea Amphitheater on Monday night, encouraged by a sell-out crowd of 4,000 - ranging from grandparents to the very young - to rock this most venerable of venues in ways its ancient builders could never have conceived." - The Jerusalem Post

Kenny Chesney in Tulsa - " … gave fans a true arena show, a visual and aural assault of high-powered sounds, bright down-home images and innumerable lighting effects." - Tulsa World

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in NYC - "The wittiest, most musically savvy husband-and-wife team in pop-jazz, they transformed the club into a silk-covered magic carpet that floated up and away to screwball heaven." - The New York Times (registration may be required)

Chris Isaak in Fort Myers, Florida - " … made every effort to make the crowd feel like they were getting a one-of-a-kind experience." - Naples Daily News

Ximena in Los Angeles - "Backed by her accomplished four-piece band, Ximena, as she is known, lived up to her buzz as one of Mexico's most compelling young artists." - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Journey in Detroit - "If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Steve Perry must be really, really, really flattered by Journey's new lead singer, Arnel Pineda." - The Detroit News

They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Mickey Hart is 65

Leo Kottke is 63

Tommy Shaw (Styx) is 55

Diane Warren is 52

Jon Moss (Culture Club) is 51

Moby is 43

Harry Connick Jr. is 41

Jeremy Popoff (Lit) is 37

Brad Fischetti (LFO) is 33

Mr. Black is 31

Jon Buckland (Coldplay) is 31

Ludacris is 31

Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum) is 27