Average Ticket Prices
Alan Jackson $51.01      Leon Russell $42.36      Charlie Wilson $72.15      Twiddle $17.06      Michael McDonald $67.65      "So You Think You Can Dance" $53.85      Widespread Panic $47.12      "Weird Al" Yankovic $47.05      Circa Survive $21.21      Kongos $21.71      The Avett Brothers $50.03      Todd Rundgren $43.07      New Kids On The Block $59.09      ZZ Top $62.53      Let It Be - Beatles Tribute $46.27      They Might Be Giants $24.13      Primus $44.35      Walk The Moon $30.83      Langhorne Slim $17.38      The Beach Boys $51.52      Johnnyswim $24.25      Motion City Soundtrack $22.98      Sarah McLachlan $73.64      J. Cole $34.87      Hozier $37.05      Juan Gabriel $99.98      Clutch $32.35      Halestorm $30.12      Kathleen Madigan $34.05      Napalm Death $20.36      Gaither Vocal Band $28.93      Lyle Lovett $58.26      Alabama Shakes $40.46      "Mythbusters" $54.68      Merle Haggard $82.87      Diana Krall $75.69      Jim Gaffigan $51.86      Little Big Town $38.94      Chris Tomlin $30.78      Mannheim Steamroller $56.79      Ed Sheeran $57.73      Martin Sexton $31.10      Floetry $38.23      Less Than Jake $21.85      Luke Bryan $56.82      The Chris Robinson Brotherhood $24.94      Needtobreathe $33.08      Earth, Wind & Fire $48.52      The Tenderloins $52.67      Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club $47.67      
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News & Views

08:01 AM Tuesday 12/23/08 | |

Record labels & YouTube, Corinne Bailey Rae & deceased husband, DJ and drug arrest and violinists and robbery in News. Matisyahu, Status Quo, Lil' Wayne and The Oak Ridge Boys in Views.

News …

Record labels look to the Internet to make up for income lost to … the Internet - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

What does "death by misadventure" mean? For Corinne Bailey Rae's late husband it means an accidental overdose of methadone and alcohol - Yorkshire Post U.K.

Two violinists for Russia's famed Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra assaulted and robbed of their valuable instruments. Moscow police are not ruling out that crimes were a result of rivalry with other ensembles - Sky News

DJ Erick Morillo arrested at Glasgow Airport on cocaine smuggling charges - Glasgow Daily Record

Views …

Matisyahu in NYC - "Along with basic roots reggae he now uses faster, tongue-twisting dancehall toasting and the electronic beats and brooding chords of hip-hop." - The New York Times (registration may be required)

Status Quo in Birmingham U.K. - "These days the crowds may be a little more polite - and inclined to sit rather than stand - but the band themselves show little sign of slowing down or lowering their volume." - The Shropshire Star U.K.

Lil' Wayne in Los Angeles - "This is arena rap and a toned-down Wayne, who even apologized for cursing because he knew that children were in the audience." - Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Jason Donovan in London - "This final show of Donovan's current tour found the singer a remarkably well-preserved replica of his younger self." - The Times Online U.K.

The Oak Ridge Boys in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - " … really know how to do a Christmas show." - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader

They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press

Jorma Kaukonen is 68

Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly) is 67
Harry Shearer (Derek Smalls - Spinal Tap) is 65
Adrian Belew is 59
Dave Murray (Iron Maiden) is 52
Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) is 44

Irvin Mayfield is 31