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Jamie Lidell Introduces North America To Jim - The British soul singer with the mad beatbox skills hits the road with a new album.
Return To Forever Announces Summer Tour - Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Al Di Meola and Lenny White reunite for their biggest tour in 30 years.
Also coming up Friday morning we'll have the skinny on the Pemberton Music Festival, scheduled for July in Pemberton, British Columbia. Three days, big names and lots and lots of fun!
Aretha Franklin may lose home over back taxes - Associated Press
Make way for the alpha male rockers! - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
Miley Cyrus says she doesn't want to be the new Britney - Daily Mail U.K.
Change is good for matchbox twenty - TV3
Roisin Murphy takes matters into her own hands - The Times Online U.K.
Davey Johnstone has been playing guitar for Elton John for, like, ... forever! Well, almost forever - Tallahassee Democrat
Dates, Dates & More Dates
The Brits know him for his mixing of pop and opera and often refer to him as the "people's tenor," while here in The States he's often identified as "that guy who sang the theme song for "Star Trek: Enterprise." He's Russell Watson and he has new show dates for June and July in the U.K. Playing arenas look for Russell in towns like London, Glasgow, Machester, Sheffield, Portsmouth, Oxford, Bournemouth, Plymouth and Brighton.
k.d. lang updates today with new dates for her native Canada as well as the United Kingdom. In Canada, the new listings include May stops in Ottawa, Hamilton, London, Montreal and Toronto, and the June calendar shows her playing Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Then it's off to the U.K. in July for gigs in Oxford, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham and Brighton.
Colbie Caillat slots university shows in April, playing schools of higher knowledge like Clemson University, Campbell University and Clarion University.
And Minus The Bear scoots in under the wire with new April and May listings for the west coast. Cities include Fresno, Santa Cruz and Davis in California, Eugene in Oregon and Seattle in Washington.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Kylie Minogue, Locash Cowboys, Chris Botti, Drive-By Truckers, Lee Greenwood, The Breakfast, Mary J. Blige, Pop Rocks, The Audition, The Wonder Bread 5, Bernadette Peters, Jason Aldean, Jerry Lee Lewis, Y & T, Atlanta Rhythm Section, M.I.A., Mark Chesnutt, Earl Thomas Conley, Donna Summer, Phil Vassar, plus thousands upon thousands of artists and bands whose every date was lovingly entered into our database system by skilled operators while children watched with amazement and wonder in their eyes.
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