Overnight Sensation …

Our overnight crew destroyed several keyboards while working on the following items. We mention that in hopes that someone might have an extra keyboard. Or two. Or three.

Extends The Holidays – The singer doubles the number of dates on his current tour with Bow Wow.

Dreaming Of – The band continues to ride the wave generated by its debut single, “Apologize.”

Relax, North America Back – The singer/songwriter brings his unique sound back across the pond for a another round of shows (coming up mid-morning on Wednesday).

Here & There …

Stephen Stills battling prostate cancer – Reuters

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests 21 people for criminal copyright violations in Puerto Rico – The Student Operated Press

Radiohead’s In Rainbows tops AP’s best albums of 2007 list – Associated Press

Q&A with Mars Volta’s Bixler-Zavala – MSNBC

New Madonna track leaked – Celebrity News Service

Catching up with Evan DandoBoston Herald

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Eddie Money keeps on shakin’ things up. New dates include San Antonio, Santa Cruze and NYC; Young Dubliners schedule Chicago for February, Idaho and Nevada for March and Reno for June; Kathy Mattea adds dates in Ohio and Wyoming; Keb’ Mo’ slots Memphis in the springtime; Richard Bona plays France in late winter; Lee Ritenour goes to Australia in March and Dianne Reeves adds several Euro dates for April.

In the course of today’s data adventure we updated the schedules for Social Distortion, Peter & Gordon, Marty Stuart, Great White, Gordon Lightfoot, Eli Young Band, The Dirtbombs, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The Pogues, The Nields, Eric Sardinas, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Mavis Staples, Micky Dolenz, moe., Lyle Lovett, KEM, Flickerstick, Art Garfunkel, Sara Hickman, David Benoit, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, , Brad Mehldau, Cowboy Mouth, Dianne Reeves, Rod Stewart, PM Dawn, Last Waltz Ensemble, The Marshall Tucker Band plus more artists and bands than even the CIA, FBI, NSA, CIC and RIAA collectively know about.

And that’s the whole enchilada for Tuesday, December 18, 2007. On behalf of the 3,281 tour-date researchers that proudly wear the Pollstar.com beanie and blazer, we thank you for your patronage and we look forward to serving you tomorrow. Good night!