Overnight Sensations …

Our overnight crew has put together the following news items. Subject to your approval, of course.

Fair To Midland Fly Solo – The Texas quintet announces its first headlining tour.

Rhonda Vincent’s Got A Good Thing Going – The bluegrass singer/songwriter gears up for the release of her new album and a whole year of live dates.

Here & There …

Last night wasn’t a good night for Meat LoafThe Times Online

A review of the book Re-make/Re-model: Art, Pop, Fashion and The Making of Roxy MusicTelegraph UK

Michelle Shocked talks about living in Los Angeles – Los Angeles Times / Calendar Live (registration may be required)

Marc Cohn two years after “rude awakening” – Chicago Sun-Times / Associated Press (registration may be required)

Bluesman Harper and his didgeridoo – The Australian

David Gray wants to play the T In The Park festival. That is, he really, really wants to play T In The Park – The Daily Record

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The featuring Skillet, MercyMe, BarlowGirl, Mandisa and NewSong has 32 dates so far; Bon Jovi adds a New Zealand date and Disciple pencils in CA, PA, VA, MO and TX.

Linkin Park adds German and France dates; The Decemberists slot OH, CA, OR and WA and The Derailers add a couple of Lone Star State dates.

The Waybacks look forward to 2008 with shows scheduled for Colorado and New Hampshire; Todd Rundgren rolls into Pittsburgh on December 12 and Y & T play Santa Clara on New Years Eve.

Earlier today we updated the schedules for Popa Chubby, The Police, Chris Rock, Bill Bailey, Chris Rea, Anti-Flag, Creature Feature, Fishbone, From Autumn To Ashes, Fergie, Hanson, Seether, Smashing Pumpkins and Toby Walker plus more bands and artists than we can count without taking off our shoes.

And that wraps up your final update for the day. So long until tomorrow!