Sometimes a canceled show is more than just a canceled show. Just ask the Prince fans in Ireland - Irish Independent
Local police gear up for Bonnaroo - Knoxville News Sentinel / Associated Press
Life in the Parrothead lane - Checking out the parking lot at a Jimmy Buffett show - Detroit Free Press
With only a couple of weeks before the big weekend, Glastonbury promoters turn to brick & mortar HMV music stores to sell thousands of tickets - The Times Online U.K.
Bullies may have pushed 13-year-old Emo fan to suicide - The Sun U.K.
Getting up-to-speed with Eddy Grant - Manchester Evening News
Tom Jones in Winnipeg - "Not as many panties flying, but Jones still thrills" - Winnipeg Free Press
The Kooks in Boston - "Smiling is a rarity at rock shows, and the hundreds of shiny happy faces packed into the Paradise says a lot about what sets this band apart." - The Boston Globe
James Taylor in Kansas City - "How sweet it is" - The Kansas City Star
Boyzone in Birmingham U.K. - " … seemed as good as ever and didn't fail to deliver, their harmonies were perfect." - Express and Star U.K.
Shinedown at Burlington, Iowa's Steamboat Days - " … smoked the main stage and kept the larger-than-average Tuesday night crowd happy." - The Hawk Eye
James McMurtry in Newport, KY - "The Newport club was packed to hear McMurtry's straightforward take on the state of the union, the world and humanity in general." - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Natasha Bedingfield in Dallas - " … brings a surprisingly wholesome sensibility to pop" - The Dallas Morning News
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Joey Dee is 68
Frank Beard (ZZ Top) is 59
Donnie Van Zant (38 Special, Van Zant) is 56
Gioia Bruno (Expose') is 45
Bruce Robison is 42
Smilin' Jay McDowell (BR549) is 39
Dan Lavery (Tonic) is 39
Tai Anderson (Third Day) is 32