As Hump Day slowly draws to a close we leave you with new dates for Keller Williams, The B-52's, Hoots & Hellmouth and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and links to items about the Ticketmaster / Live Nation possible merger, Lady GaGa’ s protection against nipple slip, “Geezer Rock” and Led Zeppelin.
Madison Square Garden, NYC.
August 7, 2008
What are the antitrust issues involving a Ticketmaster / Live Nation merger? – CNNMoney.com
Is “geezer rock” driving the festivals this year? – New York Daily News
Lady GaGa says her dancers are ready to assist in the event of a wardrobe malfunction – The Sun U.K.
Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles
November 26, 2008
In case you were still hoping, Robert Plant says no Zep reunion in the foreseeable future – The Press Association
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Philadelphia’s Hoots & Hellmouth add new listings for March and April. Look for the band in Richmond, Virginia, on March 6 when they play a gig at the Canal Club. April 14 puts them in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a show at the Evening Muse. And if you’re in Greenville, South Carolina, on April 15, the place to be is The Handlebar.
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts play the Moore Park Square in Raleigh, North Carolina, on July 11. Other new listings include Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on August 5 at ArtsQuest; Mitchell, South Dakota, on August 28 at Corn Palace and San Marcos, Texas, on September 26 at Hays Co. Civic Ctr.
Keller Williams fills up his March calendar with new dates ifor the East Coast as well as one for the deep south. New ones include March 19 in Philadelphia at Theatre Of The Living Arts; March 22 in Portland, Maine, at Port City Music Hall; March 27 in Boston at Paradise Rock Club and March 28 in NYC at Nokia Theatre Times Square. Mr. Williams also adds a date in Orange Beach, Alabama, at the Amphitheater At The Wharf.
And we have a bunch of new dates for The B-52’s. Stops now include April 2 in Friant, California, at Table Mountain Casino; May 5 in Peekskill, New York, at the Paramount Center For The Arts; May 9 in Atlantic City at House Of Blues and May 16 in Boston at House Of Blues.
During the day we also updated the schedules for The Bad Things, Suzy Bogguss, Steve Tyrell, Stephen Pearcy, Saliva, Raphael Saadiq, Psyopus, My Dear Disco, Montgomery Gentry, Maura O'Connell, Lynda Carter, Larry The Cable Guy, KISS, Jane Monheit, Gretchen Phillips, Franz Ferdinand, Eli Young Band, Eddi Reader, Clem Snide, Charlie Robison, B.B. King, The Temptations, Tracy Byrd, Wade Bowen, plus thousands and thousands of bands and artists we’d love to mention in this space if only we could remember all their names.
Olympiysky Stadium, Moscow.
May 24, 2008
And that caps a perfectly splendid Hump Day at the ol’ Pollstar.com corral. Thank you for visiting our Web site today and we hope you can join us tomorrow for more fresh concert data. G’night!