Here & There …

Kylie Minogue denies 2008 tour rumors – Brisbane Times

Aretha takes control – The New York Times

World Music Awards honor Celine Dion and Patti LabelleUSA Today / Associated Press

50 Cent says “no” to retirement – Chicago Tribune

Sami Yusuf, Superstar – The Guardian Unlimited

Why Garth is a big deal – Kansas City Star

Ted Nugent – “BloodBrothers of the Great SpiritWild” – Waco Tribune-Herald

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

is set for December 15 in Asheville, NC, and features Gov’t Mule, Bruce Hornsby, G. Love, Jackson Browne, Peter Frampton, Stockholm Syndrome and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.

During the last two hours we added several new 2008 dates for Ani DiFranco; David Lindley has new California dates for January 2008 and it looks like a mighty hefty Euro tour in store for Dropkick Murphys.

Ellis Paul adds shows for KY, MO, TX, IL and MA; Connie Kaldor fattens her 2008 calendar; Brian Vander Ark adds Cleveland, Philly and Decatur (GA) to his next road trip; Bill Maher signs up for a few Vegas gigs and Liza Minnelli has dates on both sides of the pond this year and next.

During the past 2 hours we also updated the schedules for BulletBoys, Dougie MacLean, BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet, Cheryl Wheeler, Charlie Musselwhite, Enter the Haggis, Fat City Reprise, Glen Phillips, Hamell On Trial, John Hammond, Loudon Wainwright III, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, The Dresden Dolls and The Subdudes.

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