Here & There …

MTV Euro Music Awards winners list – MTV UK

EMI says it will drop artists who aren’t pulling their weight – Houston Chronicle / Associated Press

Concert to take place at former concentration camp causes outrage – CTV / Associated Press

Babies and dogs need MP3 players too – Wired News

Q&A with Policeman Andy SummersInside NoVa / Potomac News

$737,000 per month doesn’t go as far as it used to. Just ask Britney – Washington Post / Associated Press

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Nevertheless we have new dates for Nevertheless, including shows in NC, TX, CA, SC and GA; Henry Butler slots VA, OR,and CO for 2008 and famous co-headline tour, Mickey Rooney / Jan Rooney, plays Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Arizona and North Carolina in ’08.

Michael Buble adds Florida 2008 dates; there are more Canadian shows for Datarock and As Blood Runs Black will flow through California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Alabama, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma before the year is over.

Over the past two hours we also updated the schedules for All Shall Perish, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Deerhunter, Fisk Jubilee Singers, LoveHateHero, Papa Mali and The Breakfast. But we’re just getting started! Watch for your next update around 3 PM (PDT) from!

On This Day … (from Associated Press)

In 1987, The Guess Who were inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame. But the ceremony on the televised awards show was soured when the group was shunted off stage before the members had a chance to thank their fans. The CBC said the snub was unintended and resulted from a technical gaffe. The network apologized by later airing a documentary to honour the Guess Who.

In 1920, one of the first commercial radio stations in North America, KDKA in Pittsburgh, began broadcasting from a make-shift shack atop one of Westinghouse Electric’s manufacturing buildings.

In 1963, singer Dion walked out on a live taping of the British television show, “Ready, Steady Go,” claiming the go-go dancers were distracting him.

In 1966, country bluesman Mississippi John Hurt died in Grenada, Mississippi at 73.

In 1974, former Beatle George Harrison began his first full-fledged solo tour, not including the 1971 Bangladesh benefit concerts, with a performance in Vancouver, Washington. He was promoting his album Dark Horse.

In 1986, The Monkees, Herman’s Hermits, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap and the Grass Roots played before 15-thousand teenagers at a rock ‘n’ religion revival in Rosemont, Illinois. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin of Chicago led the audience in prayer before the concert.

Also on this date in 1991, an unauthorized version of Jermaine Jackson’s “Word to the Badd!!” was leaked to radio stations. The lyrics criticized brother Michael for losing his identity, altering his appearance and failing to maintain family ties. A watered down version of the song was included on Jermaine’s album You Said and the unauthorized version was eventually released as a single.

In 1993, The Band ended an 18-year recording hiatus with the release of Jericho. Founding members Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Garth Hudson returned but Robbie Robertson declined to take part.

In 1994, Sex Pistols’ manager Malcolm McLaren told a London newspaper that Sid Vicious was such a bad guitarist that he never played a note with the punk band. McLaren said Vicious’s amplifier was turned off and a roadie would play his bass parts offstage. McLaren said Vicious, who died of a heroin overdose in 1979, was never told about the situation because of his reputation for violence and drug-taking.