Overnight Sensation …

Our overnight crew has worked very, very hard on the following stories and would really appreciate it if you would take the time to read their stuff sometime tonight or tomorrow morning. Otherwise, they might come out to your house and make you read them.

Pirates On The 50 Yard LineKenny Chesney rolls his Poets & Pirates tour into football stadiums with a little help from some friends.

Marks 31 Years – The original lineup of the seminal punk band heads out to celebrate the band’s anniversary.

Here & There …

Will The Rolling Stones be the next band to exit EMI? – The Times Online

Lost! 4 million TV viewers. If found, please contact Simon at “American Idol” – Associated Press

Medical examiner says cocaine was the culprit in Ike Turner’s death – ABC News

Answers and questions with Shawn ColvinCleveland Plain Dealer

Faith Hill recovering from knee surgery – People

Catching up with Emo PhilipsAM New York

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

REO Speedwagon updates with new listings for Indiana, Nebraska, Virginia and Nebraska, Rick Springfield books a two-fer for Williamsburg, VA, The Matches play Australia in February, United Kingdom in March, Phil Vassar plays two nights in Astoria, OR, in May, one night in Milwaukee in June and a gig in Mount Morris, Mich., in August and George Thorogood & The Destroyers rock the folks in Flagstaff, AZ, on February 29.

During the last 8 hours of data mayhem we also updated the schedules for X, Bad Religion, The A.K.A.s, Dickey Betts & Great Southern, Def Leppard, Don McLean, Rascal Flatts, Sam Bush, Travis Tritt, Whitesnake, Three Dog Night, TobyMac, The Cult, Level 42, Kinky, LeAnn Rimes, Gibson Brothers, Fixer, Corey Smith, Chad & Jeremy, Antigone Rising, Angels And Airwaves, Yellowcard, David Gogo, Ill Nino, Bret Michaels, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Asleep At The Wheel, Steve Poltz, plus more bands and artists than Einstein’s special theory of relativity can account for. Even when you include the numbers about antimatter and booking agents.

And that wraps up Wednesday. Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to serving your concert needs tomorrow. Good night, and keep on keepin’ the faith.