Andre Young Jr., Dr. Dre's 20-year-old son, found dead in his home over the weekend - People
Fans disappointed after learning the posters they created for a Jonas Brothers "green" concert ended up in the trash - The Chicago Tribune
Remember yesterday's news item that said Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi will appear at the Democratic Convention? Now it looks as if Bruce ain't going - New York Daily News
For music video maker Mathieu Saura, less is more and simple is better - Associated Press
Building amps the old-fashioned way - one tube at a time - San Jose Mercury News (registration may be required)
Guess which musical instrument is making a comeback - The Press, New Zealand
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Junior Brown, he of the baritone folksy voice and unusual guitar, adds shows to his October calendar. New dates include October 1 in Somerville, Massachusetts at Johnny D's, October 3 in Amagansett, New York at Stephen Talkhouse, October 17 in Nashville at Station Inn and October 19 in Little Rock at Revolution.
Slipknot fleshes out its United Kingdom plans. New on the calendar is December 1 & 2 in London at Apollo Hammersmith, December 5 in Cardiff at the International Arena, December 7 in Birmingham at the NIA, December 8 in Glasgow at S.E.C.C., December 11 in Newcastle at Metro Arena and December 12 in Sheffield at Sheffield Arena.
Old Crow Medicine Show loads up on October and November dates. Newly posted shows include October 17 in Milwaukee at Pabst Theater, October 23 in Memphis at Rhodes College, November 15 in Missoula at Wilma Theatre and November 19 in Denver at Ogden Theatre.
And we have a couple of new dates for Tokyo Police Club - October 29 in Philly at First Unitarian Church and October 30 in Boston at Boston University.
During the last couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Tommy Emmanuel, Western Underground, The Biscuit Burners, Zucchero, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, Paul Reddick, Patty Loveless, Michel LeGrand, Kevin Fowler, Jason Collett, Jack Ingram, Gin Blossoms, Grand Funk Railroad, Dark Meat, Blue Man Group - Rock Tour and My Baby Wants To Eat Your Pussy.
And that's where we are at the halfway mark today. Catch all the latest concert info with Your Latest Update, coming up around 12 noon (PDT), from Pollstar.com!