Overnight Sensations …
Our overnight crew has worked, toiled, labored and pillaged so that we can bring you these fine, fine items guaranteed to keep you awake tonight:
Phil Vassar's Uncommon Tour - The multi-talented country star gears up for the release of a new album with a bunch of new dates.
Fun With Super Furry Animals - The band announces dates for a tour of the U.S. and Canada in conjunction with a deluxe version of its latest release.
Here & There …
"Bonnaroo Music Festival" promoters dismiss Zep rumors - Starpulse
Mozart manuscript page sells for $228,484 - Associated Press
Olivia Newton-John reaches tentative agreement with Universal Music International over Grease soundtrack royalties - E Online
Garth Brooks donates memorabilia to Smithsonian - Scripps Howard News Service
Copyright Board sets rates for satellite radio - Wired News
Julian Lennon invests in YourStore, owner of MyStore - Forbes
And for everyone thinking about another Internet bubble going poof! - CNBC
Dates, Dates & More Dates ...
We wrap up a good day for tour dates with some primo calendar entries. Chris Botti schedules a three-fer for London in March along with a March Spain date and Bangkok in May; Look for multi-night stands for Joshua Redman, including a three-night gig in Los Angeles and four nights in DC; Eddie Money adds New Orleans for December and Raleigh for March and Rob Zombie adds Poughkeepsie, Norfolk, Richmond and Scranton January dates.
Kelly Clarkson slots Germany, Belgium and Netherlands for April; Queens Of The Stone Age are looking at places like Dublin, Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Barcelona for February; Nada Surf tours the U.K. and Europe in February and March and look for Sweet in Germany in March.
At one time or another today we also updated the schedules for Kid Rock, Radiohead, Anti-Flag, Boyzone, Billy Joel, Melissa Manchester, Keith Urban / Carrie Underwood, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Joe Ely, Adema, Mark Knopfler, Ian Hunter, Chris Rea, Korn, Shemekia Copeland, Soul Asylum, Neimo, The Pigeon Detectives, Tuck & Patti, The Robert Cray Band, Rocky Votolato, Papa Mali,The Fiery Furnaces, Topaz and Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band to mention just a few of the names that received that special touch only a Pollstar.com tour-date specialist can deliver.
And with that we bid adieu until tomorrow. Auf wiedersehen!