Disney "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens embarks on her own tour this summer. Catch her in places like Bessemer, Alabama, on August 1 at Alabama Adventure; West Allis, Wisconsin, on August 5; Vancouver, BC, on August 24 at Pacific National Exhibition and Canfield, Ohio, on August 28 at Mahoning County Fairgrounds. Other towns on the itinerary include Lewisburg, West Virginia; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi and Rockford, Illinois.
Billy Idol sneers his way through Europe next month and rocks the USA in August. July dates include Zurich on July 23, Dusseldorf on July 26 and Amsterdam on July 28. August includes two nights in NYC - August 26 & 27, and single stops in Hammond, Indiana (August 16) and Atlantic City (August 23).
Toadies add several new gigs for their home state of Texas come August and September. Tyler gets them on August 21, Houston on August 29, Corpus Christi on August 30, Austin on September 3, Odessa on September 6, Lubbock on September 25 and Amarillo on September 26.
And there were a few new dates for Staind waiting for us on the loading dock as we opened our doors, made the coffee and refilled the Cuervo dispensers - July 29 (Evansville, IN), August 3 (Duluth, MN), August 5 (Casper, WY), August 10 (Lubbock, TX), August 15 (New Orleans, LA), Tupelo, MS (August 16) and Las Vegas, NV (August 29).
During the first 90 minutes of morning biz we also updated the schedules for UFO, Tim Mahoney, The Hang, The Chimeras, Molly Mason, Soulico, Moscow Circus, WAR, Cherish The Ladies, Carrie Newcomer, Buffalo Strange, April Verch Band, Adrian Belew and Audio Pilot.
Yes, it's shaping up to be a fantastic Tuesday here at the Pollstar.com campus. With new dates arriving every minute of every hour via e-mail, fax, snail-mail and carrier pigeon, you can't afford to miss your Midday Update, coming up around 12 noon (PDT), from Pollstar.com!