Here & There …

Beijing court rules Yahoo China infringes on copyrights by allowing pirated music downloads – Cnet

The best and worse “music business survival tactics” for 2007 – Orlando Sentinel

Mixing songs with politicians is never pretty – The Chicago Tribune

“Put your hands on the iPod!” – The healing power of music – Tampa Tribune

Australia’s drummer boom – Courier Mail

Catching up with James TaylorThe Guardian UK

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Tour is called “From The Jam – Bruce Foxton & Rick Buckler” and the schedule has new shows for San Diego, Portland, OR, Seattle, Vancouver, Chicago, Pontiac, MI, Toronto, New York, Atlanta and Dallas.

We also have new shows for Forever The Sickest Kids with stops in Little Rock, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita Falls and San Antonio; Fu Manchu adds a March Seattle date; Throw Rag adds Vegas and Long Beach in January; Toto does Auckland, NZ, in March and Seth Walker adds Caspar, CA, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, and Lafayette, LA.

UFO books a May Seattle gig; Mae plays Baltimore in January; Lyfe Jennings adds Atlanta in January; Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz does a special one-off in Baltimore in February; Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express plays Wichita, KS, Allston, MA and Columbus, OH, in March, Chicago in April and Queensryche goes to Poughkeepsie in February.

During the past couple of horus we also updated the schedules for Sean Costello, Michelle Malone, Modern Skirts, Patrick Davis, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Todd Snider, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Dead Confederate and Adrian Legg.

But there’s more data yet to post! More shows, more tour dates coming your way in Your Latest Update, scheduled for around 3 PM (PST) from!