Brit soulster Adele, who the press often refers to as the "new Amy Winehouse," plays the U.S. and Canada in May and June. Dates include May 25 (Vancouver, BC), May 31 (Chicago), June 6 (Toronto), June 10 (New York) and June 21 (Boulder, CO).
Billy Bragg hits festivals, clubs and theatres in June. West Coast stops include Vancouver on June 5, Los Angeles on June 7 and San Francisco on June 11. In a more easterly direction look for Billy to play Minneapolis on June 13, Chicago on June 14, Toronto on June 17 and Montreal on June 18.
Dilated Peoples hit the U.S. clubs in June. Stops include Anaheim (June 5), Atlanta (June 11), Baltimore (June 18) and Boulder (June 23). Other cities include Philadelphia, Chicago, Aspen, San Francisco and Solana Beach (California - just north of San Diego).
Looks as if Sara Hickman will be one busy lady this year. Her latest update shows her playing Ann Arbor, MI (June 16), Burton, TX (June 23), Austin, TX (June 27), Fayetteville, OK (July 13), Bonham, TX (July 25), Owen Sound, ON (August 15 - 17), Cambridge, MA (August 27), Memphis (September 20) and Idaho Falls, ID (October 24).
During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Taylor Dayne, Silver Jews, Patrice Pike, REO Speedwagon, Patty Griffin, Over The Rhine, The Belleville Outfit, The Four Tops, The Devil Wears Prada, The Lee Boys, The Pharcyde, The Temptations and Tommy Emmanuel.
But that's not the entire picture. Not with more Tuesday data yet to process, wax, buff and shine. Don't miss your last update of the day - The Closing Bell - coming up around 5 pm (PDT), from Pollstar.com!