It's been a while since we've spotlighted Pat Travers, so the arrival of the guitar slinger's fall European tour was greeted with open arms when a black limosine sped past the Pollstar.com compound and a burly hand attached to an even burlier arm reached out and tossed the guitar slinger's update through the front gate. Countries include Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom and dates include October 3 in Winterbach, Germany, at Café Bar; October 5 in Pratteln, Switzerland, at Konzertfabrik; October 16 in Worgl, Austria, at Komma and Octtober 25 in Newcastle at The Cluny.
A few new dates for Eddie Money arrived in the afternoon diplomatic courier pouch. Eddie will be playing Niagara Falls come August 23, Cincinnati on August 31, Shawnee, OK, on September 6 and Redding, CA, on October 11.
Folks who like their tour itineraries big and long will go ga-ga over the new listings for Martin Sexton. 26 new dates, including August 31 in Amagansett, NY, at The Stephen Talkhouse; October 12 in Raleigh, NC, at Lincoln Theatre; October 22 in West Hollywood, CA, at House Of Blues and November 12 & 13 in Boston at Berklee Performance Center.
And we have a few new dates for The Hives in South America. Brazilian stops include September 5 in Brazilia, September 6 in Sao Paulo and September 7 in Rio. The band also adds a September 10 show for Santiago, Chile.
During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for The Beach Boys, Tarja Turunen, Tantric, Wanda Jackson, The Wailers, The Wilkinsons, The Iguanas, The Airborne Toxic Event, Red Sparowes, Percy Sledge, Patrice Pike, Molly Hatchet, Matthew Clay, Little River Band, Lionel Richie, Joe Firstman, Hamilton Loomis, Dr. Hook Feat. Ray Sawyer, David Cassidy, Delta Highway, Bruce Robison and Blackfoot.
And we still have more data to clean, scale, buff and post before the workday closes. Don't miss your last update of the day - The Closing Bell - coming up around 5 pm (PDT), from Pollstar.com!