Overnight Sensation …
Mahalia Jackson Theater Reopens – Closed since Hurrican Katrina, New Orleans’ Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts prepares for a stellar reopening.
Legendary bassist Jack Bruce talks about drug addiction, cheating death and writing music while in a coma – The Times Online U.K.
RIAA president Cary Sherman expertly handles a tough Q&A – Ars Technica
Related: Is the RIAA’s new legal strategy … legal? – Wired / Threat Level
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis to receive Green World Award at MIDEM – International Business Times / press release
What do you give to that person who has everything? Especially when you’re a lousy gift-giver but a great procrastinator? Here are 50 gifts of music for the last-minute shopper – Edmonton Sun
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Status Quo keeps on rocking on, today updating with new October dates for Germany. Stops include October 20 in Munster at Munsterlandhalle; October 23 in Bremerhaven at Stadthalle Bremerhaven; October 24 in Dusseldorf at Philipshalle and October 26 in Berlin at Max-Schmeling-Halle.
Alan Parsons Live Project scatters a few new dates across the 2009 calendar year. New ones include January 15 in Anaheim at Grove Of Anaheim; August 14 & 15 in Sparks, Nevada, at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel/Casino; September 9 in Milwaukee at Potawatomi Bingo Casino and September 11 in Kansas City at Ameristar Hotel & Casino.
Mr. Lif adds new show listings for May and June 2009. Look for him playing Baltimore on May 20 at Ottobar; May 22 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, at Village Tavern; June 6 in Minneapolis at Triple Rock Social Club and June 10 in Detroit at Magic Stick.
The Album Leaf updates today with new listings for the west coast. Dates include January 17 in San Diego at The Casbah; January 28 in San Francisco at Bottom Of The Hill; January 30 in Portland at Rotture; January 31 in Vancouver at Biltmore Cabaret and February 1 in Seattle at Neumo's.
During the day we also updated the schedules for The Bittersweets, The Death Set, The Mason Dixons, The Nadas, These Arms Are Snakes, Tim Barry, Tim Reynolds And TR3, Valencia, VAST, Young Dubliners, William Elliott Whitmore, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, plus all the bands and artists deserving your attention.
That closes Monday’s journey through the dark corners of the concert industry in search of tour dates. Thank you for your support and we hope you can join us for another adventure tomorrow. G’night!