We sweated, we toiled and we typed until all the skin fell off of our bony fingers as we jammed all the data we received today into our magnificent tour date database. We have new dates for The Receiving End Of Sirens
, Jefferson Starship
, Suzanne Vega
, Raul Midón
, Electric Eel Shock
and Hardcore Superstar
, and links to items about Stevie Wonder
, Sonny Rollins
and Amy Winehouse
. It’s all in your final update of the day from Pollstar.com
Overnight Sensations …
Our night crew has worked without a break for the past 24 hours in order to prepare the following items for your nighttime pleasure:
Would You Like RRIICCEE With That? – Actor / director Vincent Gallo and former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson embark on a grand musical experiment.
White Moth Migrates To North America – Xavier Rudd announces another round of U.S. and Canadian dates.
Here & There …
DRM dead? Maybe by next summer – The Register
Sonny Rollins and the joy of sax – The Times
Miami’s “Bang! Music Festival” cancelled – BangMusicFestival.com
Police search Amy Winehouse’s home. Can’t imagine what they were looking for – Daily Mail
“Booze, bands and bawdiness.” Miami’s Tobacco Road nightclub embodied rock & roll before rock & roll was even invented – Miami Herald
Stevie Wonder Q&A – “Impossible things can happen” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Suzanne Vega hits the Pacific Rim in January with shows in Singapore and Japan; Sufjan Stevens preps for a January tour of Australia and Split Enz line up three March ’08 shows in New Zealand.
Look for the Stereophonics in Japan in February; Rasputina in PA, DC, NC and VA in December and The Musical Box in WI, PA and NY in December.
Guttermouth adds shows in CO, CA and AZ for December; Hardcore Superstar will be all over Europe during November and December and The Receiving End Of Sirens add December shows in CT, RI, ME and NY.
We also updated the schedules for Jefferson Starship, Electric Eel Shock, The Twang, OTEP, MxPx, Hot Water Music, Hayden, Backstreet Boys, Howard Jones, Ian Moore plus more bands and artists than even that music geek brother-in-law of yours will ever know. And you can tell him we said so.
Well, that’s going to do it for today. So long until tomorrow!