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The Closing Bell

05:01 PM Wednesday 12/17/08 |   |

Closing out the Hump Day festivities we have new dates for Adele, Jonathan Richman, Ryan Adams and Afro-Cuban AllStars, and links to items about Coldplay, Whitney Houston, Soulja Boy and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”

Overnight Sensation …

It ain’t over ‘til it’s over and we have plenty more news to post during the next 16 hours. Be on the look out for:

Flowers In Winter – After spending most of ’08 on the road, Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards gets back on the bus this January in support of her latest Rounder release, Asking For Flowers.

  • Kathleen Edwards

    Alt-country darling Kathleen Edwards feels the power while performing a fund-raiser at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis.
    July 12, 2003

    (AP Photo)

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Fantasy Camp ’09 – Duff McKagen, Mark Farner and Alan White are just a few of the high-profile musicians scheduled for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Hollywood in Spring ’09.

Link-O-Rama …

There are three versions of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” on the British charts, with two different versions occupying the #1 and #3 positions. Meanwhile, Leonard’s original recording of the song languishes at #34 – BBC News

Chris Martin says Coldplay has broken up six times. They say the seventh’s the charm – The Mirror U.K.

Who’s suing Whitney Houston? Her stepmother – Associated Press

Soulja Boy apologizes for cussin’ – Associated Press

  • Soulja Boy

    The Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan.
    January 26, 2008

    (Chris Schwegler / schwegweb.com)

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Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Brit sensation Adele lines up several new U.S.A. dates for March. Stops include the 9th in San Diego at House Of Blues; the 12th in Austin at La Zona Rosa; the 17th in Atlanta at Variety Playhouse and the 20th in Detroit at St. Andrews Hall.

If he can tour with Oasis then Ryan Adams can handle anything. Mr. Adams updates today with several new dates for February and March. Details include February 21 in Boston at the Orpheum Theatre; February 27 in Kansas City at the Uptown Theater; March 4 in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre and March 16 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace.

  • Ryan Adams

    Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams plays a set at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
    August 4, 2006

    (John Davisson)

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Jonathan Richman adds a few California dates for January. Shows include the 21st in Winters at The Palms, the 22nd in Chico at Duffy’s and the 23 & 24 in Berkeley at the Starry Plough.

And we finish up with new dates for Afro-Cuban AllStars. Houston is the place for a March 8 show at Warehouse Live. Madison, Wisconsin, gets ‘em on March 13 for a gig at Overture Hall. On March 22 the city is Cincinnati and the venue is Procter & Gamble Hall, and March 27 puts the band in Greenvale, New York, at the Tilles Center For The Perf. Arts.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Arturo Sandoval, Dale Watson, Hugh Cornwell, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Joan Baez, John Anderson, Locash Cowboys, Michael Martin Murphey, Morrissey, Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Derailers, The Ettes, The Hot Club Of Cowtown, Vic Chesnutt, plus all the artists and bands that should have won Grammys but didn’t. And yes, there are a lot of them.

That finishes off our Hump Day adventure in concert data. Thank you for visiting our little back alley of the World Wide Web and we hope we can be of service tomorrow. G’night!


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