Average Ticket Prices
The Devil Makes Three $20.34      Excision $30.74      Yonder Mountain String Band $31.02      Luke Bryan $43.43      "Honda Civic Tour" $49.52      Galactic $30.42      Avenged Sevenfold $40.94      Chvrches $21.97      Lorde $42.00      Zedd $27.09      Papadosio $16.77      Skillet $27.91      Willie Nelson $58.88      Pretty Lights $37.83      Odesza $12.00      The Polish Ambassador $16.79      Tedeschi Trucks Band $53.42      Indigo Girls $40.11      Jack Johnson $51.35      Bassnectar $38.30      Umphrey's McGee $31.92      Steve Earle $44.57      Drake $78.84      Casting Crowns $30.91      Cher $90.43      Green River Ordinance $12.42      Blue Man Group $55.36      Sevendust $25.38      Vince Gill $61.69      Blitzen Trapper $19.29      Kanye West $85.60      Get The Led Out - The American Led Zeppelin $28.18      Tim McGraw $40.86      Neutral Milk Hotel $35.62      Straight No Chaser $42.36      Jim Gaffigan $46.24      Keb' Mo' $44.69      Steep Canyon Rangers $47.88      Marc Anthony $85.89      Celtic Woman $57.81      Goo Goo Dolls $35.22      Kari Jobe $26.19      Shakey Graves $13.82      ZZ Top $54.36      The Band Perry $42.55      Neko Case $34.66      Tommy Emmanuel $37.51      Randy Rogers Band $23.22      Hunter Hayes $33.11      Theresa Caputo $67.22      
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The Closing Bell

05:01 PM Tuesday 5/6/08 |   |

New listings for Alkaline Trio, Cavalera Conspiracy, Pat Metheny and Testament, plus links to items about Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, Madonna and the latest upgrade for Zune will fill your mind with wonder and amazement!

Overnight Sensation …

You can prevent acne, lower your cholesterol and rid yourself of unsightly wrinkles by reading the following articles scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning.

Burning Up The Road With Sharon Jones - The red-hot soul/funk revue adds a ton of new dates in the U.S. and abroad to its tour itinerary

Candlebox Steps Back "Into The Sun" - The reunited band returns to the spotlight with a new album and tour.

Link-O-Rama …

Microsoft ups the ante on song sharing with Zune software upgrade - InformationWeek

Members of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors (California) decide Snoop Dogg poses no threat, say rapper can appear at Monterey Music Summit - The Salinas Californian

A relatively quiet child custody hearing results in Britney getting extended visits with her kids - Los Angeles Times / Associated Press (registration may be required)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu helps launch free music record label. Yes, you read that right. THE Archbishop Tutu - Wired News

Madonna does the Q&A with Associated Press

You may already know Mick Jagger was once considered for the starring roll in "A Clockwork Orange." But did you know The Beatles were interested in providing the music? - The Guardian U.K.

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Cavalera Conspiracy consists of musicians who have already proved their mettle in metal. Like Max Cavalera and Marc Rizzo from Soulfly, former Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera and Joe Duplantier from Gojira on bass. New July dates for Cavalera Conspiracy include a two-nighter in NYC (July 19 & 20), one night in Baltimore (July 21), a night in Chicago (July 23) and an evening in San Francisco (July 31). Other towns on the schedule include Philadelphia, Worcester, Grand Rapids, Toronto, Calgary, Denver, Anaheim and W. Hollywood.

Alkaline Trio load up on the summer dates with a club tour across America planned for June through August. Lots of cities on the itinerary like Eatontown, NJ (June 22), Pontiac, MI (July 8), Austin, TX (July 21) and Lawrence, KS (August 3).

Pat Metheny slots a few new Italy dates today. New to the schedule is July 17 (Perugia), July 18 (Pescara), July 20 (Benevento), July 22 (Follonica) and July 23 (Genova). Mr. Metheny also adds a London date - July 27 at the Barbican Centre.

And Testament squeezes a few new ones in before the final deadline. Stops include Lindau (Germany) on June 11; London on June 16), Milwaukee on August 1 and an August 4 show in Quebec City.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Jakob Dylan, Bill Charlap, Gogol Bordello, REO Speedwagon, The Insomniacs, Scum Of The Earth, Johnny Winter, Eek-A-Mouse, Keb' Mo,' Mary J. Blige, Kenny Loggins, 3 Doors Down, Widespread Panic, Gilby Clarke, The Helio Sequence, Lenny Kravitz, Chick Corea, Seth Walker, Steve E Nix & The Cute Lepers, plus thousands and thousands of bands and artists. In fact, we updated every band and artist in our database today. Whether they needed updating or not.

That's going to do it for Tuesday, May 6, 2008. Thanks for keeping us honest and we hope you can join us tomorrow for another thrilling ride through the land of concert data. Happy trails!

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