Overnight Sensation …
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Salutes Paul Simon - The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter settles in for a month-long exploration of his work with some help from a bunch of special guests.
Exploring Another Country With Tift Merritt - The singer/songwriter returns with a new album, written during a much-needed vacation in Paris, and a tour.
Here & There …
On behalf of MusiCan, Sarah McLachlan gives big bucks to cash-strapped school music programs - The Vancouver Province
Vince Gill on competing against Foo Fighters and Kanye West for Grammy's Album Of The Year - "Then they said, 'Kanye West.' And I went: 'HUH?'" - The Washington Post / Post Rock
For Dallas concert fans, it ain't the Smirnoff Music Centre anymore. Say hello to the SuperPages.com Center - The Dallas Morning News
Q&A with Hannah Montana … er … Miley Cyrus - Associated Press
Blue Cheer - still rockin' after all these years - Phoenix New Times
Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh receives honorary degree from Kent State University - Beacon Journal
Music is essential for human evolution - ABC News Australia
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
If we ruled the world the major news channels would break in every time Emmylou Harris even sneezed. But we don't rule the world. At least, not yet. But we do have two new dates for Ms. Harris. June 6 at Denver's Red Rocks and July 19 in Alta, Wyoming, at the Grand Targhee Festival.
Four new ones for Yellowcard make today's cutoff. New stops include March 30 in Dallas and April 14 in Tempe, AZ.
Joan Baez also makes the deadline today with four new dates, such as April 3 in Wilmington, DE, April 6 in Charleston, SC, and April 9 in Tampa, FL.
And what can we say about the Jonas Brothers than they keep getting bigger every day? Well, how about March 8 in Tampa and March 9 in Orlando?
During the day we also updated the schedules for The Donnas, Siouxsie, Keller Williams, Leon Redbone, Eels, Eli Young Band, Grand Funk Railroad, Sheryl Crow, T-Pain, The Barra MacNeils, Travis Tritt, Three Dog Night, OneRepublic, Sugarland, Marty Stuart, Chris Stills, Johnny Winter, Blue Mountain, matchbox twenty, Aiden, Allen Toussaint, Bonerama, Dropkick Murphys, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Hush Sound, Over The Rhine, Ricky Lynn Gregg, Reverend Horton Heat, plus more bands and artists than Ryan Seacrest will ever "get."
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