Britney and K-Fed reach custody settlement. He gets sole custody. She retains visiting rights - Los Angeles Times / The Dish Rag (registration may be required)
Paul McCartney tells Quebec separatists complaining about his upcoming concert in Quebec City to "smoke the pipes of peace" - AFP
Plan to redevelop Dublin hotel partly owned by U2's Bono and The Edge wins approval - Irish Times
Pennsylvania woman posts clip on YouTube of her toddler dancing to Prince's "Lets Go Crazy" playing in the background. Citing copyright infringement, Universal Music Group orders the clip to be removed. Woman sues. Judge says the legal "principles involved are very important" as issue moves to the courtroom - San Jose Mercury News (registration may be required)
DJ Bounty Killa arrested in Jamaica for cussin' on stage - Reuters
A few minutes with Andrew Bird - The Aspen Times
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Styx books a three-nighter on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls for October 2 through 4 at the Fallsview Casino Resort. Other new entries include August 22 in Washington, Pennsylvania at CONSOL Energy Park, August 28 in Rockford, Illinois at On The Waterfront Festival Grounds, October 9 in Honolulu at Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall and October 11 in Waikoloa at Hilton Waikoloa.
Chris Duarte & Bluestone updates today with new dates for August and September. New listings include August 18 in Cleveland at Brothers Lounge, August 24 in Sherburn, Minnesota at I-90 Expo Center and September 17 in Abilene, Texas at Midnight Rodeo 3.
Brit singer / songwriter Seth Lakeman has a very extensive tour of his homeland planned for October and November. Playing just about every club, hall and pub that has room for a stage, look for Mr. Lakeman in places like Carling Academy Liverpool on October 23, Engine Shed in Lincoln on October 24, Waterfront in Norwich on November 2, Leadmill in Sheffield on November 5 and Shepherds Bush Empire in London on November 6.
And we have a couple of new ones for Death Cab For Cutie - August 12 in Singapore at Esplanade Concert Hall and August 15 in Seoul at Jamsil Sports Complex.
During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for
Alan Partridge Steve Coogan, Rodney Parker, Simple Plan, Seven Mary Three, The Drams, The Nadas, Will Young, Peter Cincotti, Maren Morris, Micky Dolenz, Oneside, Jorge Drexler and The Grass Roots Starring Rob Grill.
And that is where it stands at the halfway mark. Don't miss Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm (PDT), from Pollstar.com!