Overnight Sensations …

Our overnight crew has prepared the following items for when you’re lying awake in the dead of night pondering the meaning of life and wondering if it’s all worth while:

Wish You Were HereThe Australian Pink Floyd Show announce a U.K. run and set the stage for tours of Europe and India.

Miraculous Tour – The Canadian country rockers launch a full-scale tour of their native land in support of their latest release.

Here & There …

London file-swappers are creating a P2P for city’s Underground subway system – PC World

Mute Math’s formula for success – Dallas Observer

Canada’s recording and music publishing industries turn a profit – Globe and Mail / The Canadian Press

NPR’s music web – The Cincinnati Post

Bettye LaVette’s long hard road to fame – San Jose Mercury News (registration may be required)

Guitar Hero III grosses $115 million in first week of sales. Does that mean there’s an Accordion Hero I in our future? – Cnet.com

Ani DiFranco and the F word – The Independent Weekly

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

We have new dates for the Chicago Afrobeat Project, including stops in IN, CO, MO, IA, MI, MO and WI; two additional listings for From Autumn To Ashes and Heroine Sheiks will play the Twin Cities in December.

Look for John Cowan Band in Nashville in December, Juice Newton in Texas during the last week of this year and Leon Russell plays Nashville three days before Christmas.

We have Texas dates for Eddy Raven; a 2008 South Carolina date for Delbert McClinton and Flogging Molly will be whipping the fine folks of Bend, OR, into a frenzy come December 2.

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Eli Young Band, Dub Trio, Dilated Peoples, Fred Shafer, Jason Isbell and Monte Montgomery.

Of course, the big tour news of the day was Celine Dion’s 2008 tour. However, we did update other artist and band schedules throughout the day, including the itineraries for Alix Olson, B.J. Thomas, Band Of Horses, Bob Mould, Cory Morrow, Dark Star Orchestra, Elton John, Jerry Seinfeld (he shreds a mean guitar), Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, John Anderson, Kansas, Kanye West, Karla Bonoff, Leon Redbone, Sugababes, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, The Bellamy Brothers, The Dresden Dolls, The Machine, Survivor, The Milwaukees, and Travis Tritt.

And that will do it for today. Thank you for checking out our humble, yet proud Web site and we’ll look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Same bat time, same bat