We haven't seen any press or an official announcement on this, but our local Starbucks is selling its CD inventory at $7.95 a pop. We don't know if that's a national promotion, but you might want to check out your local SB for a similar deal.
Prosecutors won't charge Andy Dick with sexual battery. However, the comedian still faces misdemeanor battery and drug possession charges - Associated Press
"American Idol" adding a fourth judge. But isn't that like adding another face to Mount Rushmore? - The Washington Post / The TV Column
Looks as if everything is close to being finalized for Paul McCartney to play Israel. There's a date, a city and a venue. - The New York Times(registration may be required)
One of the biggest artists on the Latin music scene, Daddy Yankee, endorses John McCain - Miami Herald
So many iPod rumors, so little time - TG Daily
As of today, Britney Spears will not perform at VMAs - Access Hollywood
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
DJ Sasha lines up U.S. gigs for October and November. Stops include Denver on October 23 at Beta, Los Angeles on October 25 at Vanguard Theatre, November 1 in Dallas at Lizard Lounge, November 7 in New York at Webster Hall and November 9 in Miami Beach at SET. Other cities on the schedules include San Francisco, Charlotte, Atlanta, Denver, Montreal and Toronto.
HorrorPops stock up on those ever-popular Canadian dates for October. New ones include Victoria, British Columbia on October 4, Vancouver on october 5, Regina, Saskatchewan on October 8 and London, Ontario on October 16.
Tim Reynolds And TR3 update today with a couple of October shows for New York and Pennsylvania and one November date New Orleans. The Pennsylvania show is in Plains at River Street Jazz Café and the New York gig is in Troy, NY at Revolution Hall. The group also play the Big Easy on November 17 at Howlin' Wolf.
And we have a few new ones for Melissa Ferrick - October 28 in Cleveland at the Grog Shop, November 13 in Phoenix at Modified and November 14 in San Diego at House Of Blues.
During the last couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Po' Girl, Kelly Joe Phelps, Lucy Kaplansky, Glen Phillips, Enter the Haggis, Animal Collective, Alanis Morissette, Teenage Bottlerocket and Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band.
We're moving into Monday afternoon with more dates to process than the number of countries that won't give Gary Glitter an entry visa. Stay on top of all your concert needs with Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm (PDT), from Pollstar.com!