Overnight Sensation …
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Melissa Etheridge: No Marriage? No Taxes! - Singer Melissa Etheridge, who married partner Tammy Lynn Michaels in September, is exercising a little civil disobedience to express her anger over the passage of California's Proposition 8.
Robin Williams Keeps Searching For WSDs - The manic comedian, who hit the road earlier this year for the first time in six years, has added another round of shows to his highly successful Weapons of Self-Destruction Tour.
Are young blond women taking over country music? Boston Herald / The Edge / McClatchy Newspapers
Concert goers praise L.A.'s latest venue, call Club Nokia "awesome" - Los Angeles Times / The Guide (registration may be required)
Dude! You're so not getting a Dell music player! - Reuters
Beyonce as Wonder Woman? - BBC News
Busking or begging? Wilmington, North Carolina, rewrites law prohibiting public begging after street saxophonist successfully challenges local ordinance - Star News Online
Alanis Morissette handles a Q&A with absolutely no irony. Well … maybe just a little - The Arizona Republic
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Buddy Guy updates today with new dates for February and April. New on the ol' touring calendar is February 10 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, at Shoreline Ballroom; February 12 in Nashville at Ryman Auditorium; February 15 in Louisville at Louisville Palace Theatre and April 15 in Peeksville, New York, at Paramount Center For The Arts.
Jimmy Eat World goes nightclubbing during February and March. New dates for the band include February 23 in NYC at Terminal 5; February 25 in Philadelphia at Trocadero Theatre; February 26 in Boston at House Of Blues; March 5 in Los Angeles at Club Nokia and March 6 in San Diego at House Of Blues.
And the acoustic band known as City and Colour makes the final update deadline with an impressive string of January dates. New listings include the 10th in Buffalo, New York, at Town Ballroom; the 14th in DC at Black Cat; the 24th in Omaha at The Waiting Room and the 29th in Los Angeles at El Rey Theatre.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Robin Williams, Tab Benoit, Zelazowa, Pinetop Perkins, Ani DiFranco, Don Felder, Tracy Chapman, Tom Rush, The Nadas, The Mahoney Brothers, B.B. King, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Rachael Yamagata, Celine Dion, Randy Newman, Pink Martini, Terence Blanchard, plus thousands and thousands of artists and bands, each one receiving that special Pollstar.com touch that ensures success in the years to come.
That wraps up today's adventure into the unknown regions of the concert industry in our never-ending quest for new concert data. Thank you for your support and we hope we can be of service tomorrow. G'night!