The Closing Bell
Overnight Sensations …
Our overnight crew has toiled all day long in order to bring you the following items guaranteed to make you smile while you’re alone in the dark:
Pucker Up! – The Black Lips head out with Pierced Arrows and Quintron & Miss Pussycat.
Here & There …
Pictures of The Spice Girls’ first night on the road – The Sun
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers set to rock Super Bowl XLII – NFL.com / press release
Dolly Parton ignores “old codgers,” but says she’s one herself – The Times
Gibson’s wondrous self-tuning guitar – Associated Press
Scott Weiland popped for DUI – People
Q&A with the Jonas Brothers – The Detroit News
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Slim goes to Japan as we add March five new dates for Boz Scaggs for such cities as Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya; All Time Low add PA, NC, FL and GA; Flogging Molly has a two-night engagement in Cleveland come February and moe. adds Athens, OH.
Lyle Lovett’s latest additions include CT, NH and NY; Job For A Cowboy has a pretty hectic schedule in early ’08 with shows in places like Bend, OR, Omaha, NE, and Dayton, OH; Paramore adds several Euro shows for ’08; Jose Feliciano slots a casino date in southern California in February and Matt Costa adds a Toronto gig for Feburary.
In the course of a very busy day we also updated the schedules for Kylie Minogue, Celine Dion, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Gene Watson, Bon Jovi, Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Girlyman, Jonathan Byrd, Lipbone Redding, Mark Erelli, Phil Vassar, Richard Buckner, Sika, The Doobie Brothers, Horrorpops, The Larkins, David Lindley, Corinne West, Bill Anderson, Helen Cornelius, New Atlantic, Peter Mulvey, Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers, Willy Porter, The Motels Feat. Martha Davis, John Hammond, June, David Dondero, George “Goober” Lindsey plus more artists and bands than even Dick Clark knows about.
And that wraps up the first Monday in December. May all your concert experiences be merry, all your service charges be small and all your backstage passes be all-access. Happy trails!