Here and there …

Remembering Porter Wagoner – New York Daily News

Gwen Stefani donates concert proceeds to San Diego fire victims – / PR Newswire

Jennifer Warnes’ Nashville connections – The Tennessean

Stereophonics rate Dublin – The Irish Independent

Joni Mitchell rediscovers her muse – The Providence Journal / Associated Press

Dates, dates and more dates …

March 2008 means United Kingdom shows for Kelly Clarkson; Mudhoney slots East Coast shows for November and Plain White T’s fill in a few open dates.

Look for Yellowcard in Europe in early 2008; VAST has added several new shows for January and February and Tiny Vipers will play Europe in November – December.

Andrew Bird wings to Europe next month; Alejandro Escovedo slots Wakarusa Festival and Bryan Adams plans a couple Vegas shows for February ’08.

And be sure to check out the new dates for Alter Bridge, Amen, From Autumn To Ashes, Five Finger Death Punch, Fuel, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, The Brunettes, The Thermals and Tim O’Brien. All this plus more in your Midday Update from