The Closing Bell
Overnight Sensation …
Our overnight crew has prepared the following items so that you may rest comfortably tonight knowing the world is in good hands.
He’s A Traveling Man – Singer/songwriter Steve Poltz hits the road in support of his latest release.
Here & There …
R. Kelly misses court date, judge preps warrant for singer’s arrest – Chicago Sun-Times
Bands sue Rolling Stone, RJ Reynolds over ads in magazine – San Francisco Chronicle / Associated Press
Stereophonics visit the ol’ home town – The Sun
Confessions of an iPod fanboy – Cnet
Not all music download services are created equal – The Seattle Times
Although the focus has been on Internet radio, there is another radio /royalties battle. And it’s getting more intense all the time – Forbes
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Lots of new dates for Casting Crowns for February, March and April with cities like Orlando, Baltimore, Louisville and Nashville; Cobra Starship adds New Jersey gig for January; look for Parker House And Theory in places like New York City, Philadelphia and Albany in February and KT Tunstall plays Joe’s Pub in NYC in January.
New Buckethead dates! Look for Buckethead in cities like San Francisco in February and Boulder and Aspen in March; Broken Social Scene plays Japan in March, Chris Rea goes to Russia in February and Ani DiFranco adds a Nashville date at the Ryman for March.
During the course of our workday we also updated the schedules for Iron Maiden, The Derailers, Hellyeah, Kelly Willis, Pato Banton & The Reggae Revolution, matchbox twenty, House Of Fools, Balkan Beat Box, Citizen Cope, Chris Knight, Chris Brown, Lee Rocker, TobyMac, Michael Glabicki, Paramore, Josh Ritter, Meg & Dia, Clumsy Lovers, Asylum Street Spankers, Chevelle, Dirk Powell, James Gregory, Mike Seeger, Naked Aggression, Pine Leaf Boys, The Accelerators, The Hurt, Victoria Vox, Veruca Salt, plus more artists and bands than the union allows us to list at any one time.
And that’s going to wrap up this Wednesday in the wild and wicked world of tour data research. Thank you for spending your time with us, and we look forward to having another day together. Good night, and watch the skies.