Working For The Weekend …
During the next 72 hours you'll be able to read the following items for free. How's that for a deal?
Scissor Sisters Help Bring Barbary Lane To Broadway - Armistead Maupin's beloved "Tales of the City" finds its way to the Great White Way with a little assistance from the glamorous rockers.
Lenny Kravitz, Beck, Justice At St. Gallen OpenAir - The lineup for the oldest music festival in the German-speaking part of Switzerland takes shape.
VHS or Beta Springs Into Clubs - The indie popsters announce a new trek in support of Bring on the Comets.
Still Weird, Still Al - "Weird Al" Yankovic hits the road this summer with a trunk full of classic parodies.
Next week's HotStar is The Kooks
Eric Idle hopes to do to The Rutles what he did to King Arthur - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Peer-to-Peer file sharing - it's not just for pirates anymore - Associated Press
Ex-Spitzer call girl and wannabe music star, Ashley Dupre, rakes in cash as more than 300,000 people download her songs for 98 cents a pop - New York Daily News
It was all about the underwear at The Pussycat Dolls' first fashion show - Associated Press
Josh Ritter - "…a walking advertisement for the school of creative hard knocks" - The Times Online U.K.
Tampa Bay Music Awards get a second chance - Tampa Bay Business Journal
Dates, Dates & More Dates ...
Steve Earle drops a major update on our loading dock today detailing plans for a May / June run through Europe. Dates include Rome (May 15), Bern (May 20), Copenhagen (May 24), Oslo (May 31, Stockholm (June 3) and Liverpool (June 15).
Little Feat squeezed some new dates under the wire today with listings for New Orleans (April 28), Atlanta (May 4) and Boulder (May 11). Other new dates include shows in St. Petersburg, Jacksonville, Kansas City and Alexandria, VA.
The Skatalites have a very extensive tour planned for Europe and South America. Look for the band in South American locales like Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo in early April. Then it's off to Europe for shows in places like Paris, St. Malo, London and Lyon.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Dillinger Escape Plan, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Bob Dylan, Erykah Badu, Rod Stewart, Roger Waters, X, The Iguanas, Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra / Wynton Marsalis, Loreena McKennitt, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Mem Shannon & The Membership, Kelly Richey, Supersuckers, Bullet For My Valentine, The Adicts, Vonda Shepard, James Blunt, ZZ Top, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Katt Williams, Kurt Elling, Barry Manilow, VHS or Beta, plus all the artists and bands yearning to be free. They are the true heroes.
And that's the way it was for Friday, March 14, 2008. Have a great weekend. Adios!