Well, it’s time to put the toys, the tools and the jackhammers away for another day. Tonight we leave you with new dates for Amy Ray, Britney Spears and Tokyo Police Club, plus links to items about Aimee Mann, Dr. Dre’s earbuds, Bryan Ferry’s son and Walter Cronkite’s Vienna Philharmonic replacement.
Overnight Sensation …
Like Santa’s little helpers, our writers have been working diligently to provide you with treats that will magically appear on this Web site sometime during the next 18 hours. Of course, Santa’s helpers aren’t known to carry hip flasks in their pockets and Zig Zags in their wallets.
Music Saves – The face of Jesus on a guitar? No, we’re not “stringing” you along.
Mugging For The Camera – Florida photog sues Chris Brown and Rihanna for allegedly having their body guards manhandle him and smash his camera.
Julie Andrews to succeed Walter Cronkite as host of Vienna Philharmonic’s annual New Year’s Day concert on PBS. Well, who did you expect to succeed Uncle Walt? Dan Rather?? – Associated Press
It turns out Aimee Mann really, really likes Christmas – Hartford Courant
Hard Rock Café, La Jolla, Calif.
June 1, 2008
Want better sounding earbuds? Are you willing to pay $150 for them? Then Dr. Dre has what you’re looking for – Dvice.com
Bryan Ferry’s son denies “perverting the course of justice.” Pass it on – Birmingham Post U.K.
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Indigo Girl Amy Ray continues to add to her solo outing. Today Ms. Ray updates with new dates for Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Orgon, California, Utah and Colorado. Details include January 15 in Tallahassee at Club Downunder; January 20 & 21 in Austin at Stubb's Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph; January 24 in Tucson at Plush and January 31 in San Francisco at Slim’s.
Amy Ray shows off for the Indigo Girls' hometown crowd at Atlanta's Chastain Park Amphitheatre.
June 15, 2002
Tokyo Police Club lines up new February and March dates in the U.S. Look for the band in Providence, Rhode Island, at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel on February 24. Washington, DC, gets ‘em on February 26 for a show at the Black Cat. On March 1 it’s Cleveland at the Grog Shop, and on March 18 it’s Chicago at the Metro / Smart Bar.
And Britney Spears ups the show count at London’s O2 Arena, adding June 6 – 7 and 10 – 11.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Cliff Richard, Bonedrivers, Aviv Geffen, Coldplay, Cursive, Disco Biscuits, Eric Johnson, Fleetwood Mac, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Ky-Mani Marley, Luke Doucet, Nickelback, Ronan Tynan, SOJA, Starsailor, Supersuckers, The Irish Tenors, plus all the bands and artists that make life a little easier.
That’s a wrap for today’s Hump Day adventure in concert data. Thank you for spending time with us today and we hope we can treat you to more fresh concert info tomorrow. G’night!