The Closing Bell
Overnight Sensations …
Our overnight crew has worked all day so you can read these fine, fine items while staying awake all night:
Here & There …
New EMI chairman says the record label’s former management wasted millions in corporate excesses and extravagant spending – The Times
A 66-year-old man is being held on $20,000 bond after being arrested for using senior center computers to scam music downloads – Hartford Courant
Break out the chianti and fava beans! Hannibal Lecter to tour Australia – Herald Sun
Catching up with the Beat Farmers, er, The Farmers – North County Times
Looking for that perfect gift for the gadget lover in your life? Check out Forbes‘ “Top Treats For Gadget-Lovers” – Forbes
Here’s something you don’t see every day – a once closed record store is reopening – Newsday
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
We wrap up a great day for tour dates with new United Kingdom shows for Jethro Tull. Look for Ian and his flute to play Bournemouth, Cambridge, Manchester and just about every town in the British Empire during April and May.
We also have some new Michael Buble shows for May. It’s an Aussie run of dates with stops in Bruce, Darling Harbour, Boondal, Melbourne, Hindmarsh and Perth.
Speaking of Australia, we also posted dates and performers for
And we have new Tesla dates! Look for the band in places like Seattle, Boise, San Francisco, Denver, Wichita, Tulsa and Cincinnati in February and March of next year.
All in all, a gosh-darn good day in the tour data collection biz. We started with a new Kylie Minogue tour, extra Bon Jovi dates and Japan and Australia shows for Maroon 5.
And the data kept pouring into Pollstar.com HQ via fax, e-mail, train, truck, dog sled, pony express and dog & pony show. Here are just some of the bands and artists whose schedules we updated today:
“A Peter White Christmas,” Adema, All That Remains, All Time Low, Allan Holdsworth, ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra), Andrew W.K., Avril Lavigne, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, The Black Lips, Backstreet Boys, B.B. King, Blackfoot, Eddie Money, James McMurtry, Loretta Lynn, Low, Neil Sedaka, Ozzy Osbourne, Tower Of Power, Ween, Willie Nile and ZZ Top.
And that’s the way it is for Wednesday, November 28, 2007. See ya!