Overnight Sensation …

Don’t forget to watch for these exciting items we’re posting sometime between now and tomorrow morning. We know we’re looking forward to them, if only to see what we wrote.

A Kindler, Gentler – The group known for its synth-driven dance music takes a walk on the folk side.

Dreams – The talented guitarist and songwriter returns with a new album a tour.

Here & There …

Wanna read U2 manager Paul McGuinness’ complete speech to the MIDEM crowd? You know, the one where he said ISPs should monitor Net traffic for copyright infringing activity? – U2.com

Clay Aiken’s “Spamalot” experience – CNN

Remember that Jack Black movie, “School Of Rock?” Here’s the real deal – Newport News Daily Press

Researchers make a real tiny transistor radio from nanotubes. Recording industry immediately sues for tiny royalties – Reuters

Remember that story making the rounds yesterday about Israel apologizing for banning The Beatles over 40 years ago? As it turns out, Israel didn’t actually apologize – Macon Telegraph / Associated Press

Dylan’s guitar, Jerry Lee Lewis’ jeans, Brian Wilson’s surfboard and Britney’s musings on Vonnegut. All this and more could be yours when you place your bid at the rock & roll auction benefiting the MusiCares Foundation – Bloomberg

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Singer / songwriter Grant Lee Phillips heads to the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe for dates in April and May. New listings include Glasgow on April 25, London two days later and Dublin on April 28, while May shows include Trondheim on the 1st, Bergen on May 2 and Stavanger on May 3.

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings play Australia in March and the United Kingdom and Ireland in April. Aussie shows include Brisbane on March 7 and Adelaide on March 9, 15 & 16. Look for Sharon in Dublin April 10, Birmingham on April 13 and London April 16, 17 & 18.

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials book new U.S. and Canada shows for February, March, April and May. Feb. dates include Sanborn, NY, on Feb. 21 and Youngstown, OH, on 23. March has the band in Winnipeg on 14 & 15, Grand Forks, ND, on 17 and Des Moines on 19. April new dates include stops in Atlanta and Tallahassee, May puts them in Memphis and look for the band in Chicago on June 12.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Kylie Minogue, Paul Simon, The Allman Brothers Band, Bjork, Harry Connick Jr., Ray Davies, Lee Ritenour, Chris Smither, Goldfrapp, Ky-Mani Marley, The Iguanas, Andre Rieu, Jon Anderson, Emerson Drive, Willie Nelson, Steven Curtis Chapman, Youssou N’Dour, Simple Plan, Maroon 5, Carrie Underwood, Ace Frehley, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Westlife, Tom Scott, Vampire Weekend, The Go! Team, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Larry The Cable Guy, Susan Tedeschi, Steve Forbert, , plus more bands and artists than President Bush mentioned in last night’s State Of The Union Address.

As always, thank you for spending your hard-earned Web surfing time with us, and we hope you can spend some time with us tomorrow. Good night and stay classy.