Items about the Great Robbie Williams Con and EMI’s bankcard make up the news while new dates for Jimmy Eat World
, I Am The Avalanche
, Robin Trower
and Elton John
round out your midday update.
Here & There …
EMI hooks up with bank to offer customized bankcards – Brand Republic
Jewish groups protest Nazi-glorifying band – New York Daily News
Robbie Williams conned – The Mirror UK
Now you really can ride The Moody Blues’ see saw – Myrtle Beach Online
Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas lists his favorite cover songs – The Wall Street Journal
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Jimmy Eat World schedules Michigan, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Ohio, Illinois and Florida for November – December; Local H adds three Illinois gigs and The Almost adds shows in California, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Robin Trower schedules two new 2008 gigs for NYC, Poco adds 2008 shows in South Carolina and Missouri and Maritime fills out its November calendar.
I Am The Avalanche adds Fl, GA, NC and VA; Elton John returns to Missoula in ’08 and Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings play all over the U.K. early next year.
We also updated the schedules for Chris Brown, Chimaira, Aztec Two-Step, Jully Black and Sly and The Family Stone, among others. Your next update coming your way around 3 PM (PDT) from Pollstar.com!