Overnight Sensations …

Our overnight crew has worked very, very hard on the following items so you may have something to read while lying awake in the middle of the night wondering if it’s true what they say happens to people when they dream they are falling:

– The Canadian singer/songwriter is keeping busy through the cold winter months.

Metal For The MassesKillswitch Engage, Every Time I Die, Dillinger Escape Plan, and Parkway Drive hit the road together.

Here & There …

Unsolicited advice for EMI (like deep-sixing the cut flowers and fresh fruit) – The Telegraph

Does the RIAA spy on college students? – The Oregonian

Sharing files without P2P – Computerworld

Catching up with Peter Noone and Herman’s HermitsBaltimore Sun

Jethro Tull electrifies by playing acoustic – Richmond Times-Dispatch

Mark Ronson is a man of many talents – NPR

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

We have January dates for Band Of Horses. Cities include NYC, Charleston, Norfolk, Philly, Boston and Memphis and venues include Fillmore New York At Irving Plaza, NorVa , Exit / In and the always popular TBA.

How do you get a schedule like this? Groundation to play California and Hawaii; James Cotton Band add Hawaii dates for January and February; Guitar Shorty adds Baltimore and Saskatchewan and look for James Hand in all cities Texan during January.

Jim Lauderdale adds three Nashville gigs to take place in February, March and April; have a three-fer scheduled for Cambridge, Mass., in February; Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes play Florida and Louisiana in January and February and June roll into Minneapolis during the last week of 2007.

A pretty busy day here at the Pollstar.com Tour Date Laboratories. During the course of the day we updated the schedules for Lord Of The Dance Troupes One and Two, Celtic Woman, Ben Kenney, Asylum Street Spankers, James Hand, Howard Jones, Dale Watson, Celtic Woman, Boys Night Out, Brandi Carlile, Brown Brigade, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Bon Iver, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Victoria Vox, Tom Wilson, The Wilkinsons, Vinyl, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Tiger Army, The Queers and The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, to mention a few names.

And that’s going to wrap up this thing we call Thursday. Happy trails!