Overnight Sensation …

Our overnight crew has been up all day pounding the keyboards so you can read the following item while you’re up all night.

Things Are Looking Brighter For – The Texas-based singer/songwriter hits the bricks in anticipation of his sophomore release.

Here & There …

Will Yahoo be the next major Internet company to offer major label music? And will they do it for free? – Associated Press

Are iPod sales leveling off? Evidently selling 22 million players during the last three months of 2007 doesn’t satisfy the market experts – Financial Times

CBS-owned last.fm announces free, on-demand streaming – The Times Online

As if we didn’t already know. iTunes isn’t for making Apple any money. It’s for selling iPods and Macs – PC World

Warner Music Group sues MP3 searcher Seeqpod for copyright infringement – Silicon Alley Insider

Catching up with Boyz II Men – Newsday

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Somewhere out there is a music booking agent working his or her butt off for Dierks Bentley. We posted 30 new dates today, ranging from March 13 in North Myrtle Beach to September 20 in Frederick, MD. Cities in between include Tampa, Cedar Rapids, Atlanta and Baltimore.

And you won’t find any slouches in the Gypsy Kings’ organization. 15 new dates for August, including stops in Atlanta, Santa Barbara, Santa Fe and Kansas City.

Say Anything is another band with more new dates than a record label has lawyers. 37 new ones for February, March and April with cities like Grand Rapids, Montreal, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Finally, Van Morrison plays the come March and adds Milan for April 10 and 11.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Jackson Browne, Art Brut, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Yazoo, “The AP Tour,” Buzzcocks, Katie Melua, Neil Diamond, No Use For A Name, Gavin DeGraw, A Wilhelm Scream, Stars, The Mad Caddies, The Neville Brothers, My Chemical Romance, The Hives, The Moody Blues, Tea Leaf Green, The Lonely H, Deep Purple, Baby Loves Disco, Keb’ Mo’, Edwin McCain, Converge, Pillar, Charlie Hunter, The A.K.A.s, George Jones, Portugal The Man, Gladys Knight, The Smothers Brothers, The Wailers plus more bands and artists than are legally allowed to exist in some countries. Freedonia, for example.

Well here we are again, at the end of our daily journey stalking the ever-elusive concert date. Thank you for joining us today, and we hope you can spend some time with us tomorrow. Happy trails!