Here & There …

The Police announce a new leg of tour dates tomorrow. And Elvis Costello will be their “special guest.” –

Music publishers sue major league music provider MediaNet – Wired News / Listening Post

You already know Madonna the pop star. Now meet Madonna the film director – USA Today / Associated Press

Sydney Australia officials call it the “Manilow Method” and it involves blasting Barry’s music at teenagers to make them disperse – The Age

Want to download music and burn CDs? You can do all this and more at Borders Books & Music’s new concept store in Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor News /

Looks like someone in Singapore is one, really ticked-off Spice Girls fan – The Electric New Paper

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The Serbian blues guitarist known as Ana Popovic has just slotted several U.S. dates for June. Cities include Memphis, TN, Springfield, MO, St. Louis, MO, and Fort Wayne, IN.

The Clarks update with new shows for March and April. The new March dates include stops in State College, PA, Beaver, PA, Erie, PA, and April cities include Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH,, and Indiana, PA.

Wolf Eyes add June dates for Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco, Lawrence, St. Louis, Salt Lake City and Iowa City.

And 38 Special loads up its summer routing with new listings for Florence, OR, Petoskey, MI, Sikeston, MO, and Sandwich, IL.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Kanye West, Eagles, Ozzy Osbourne, Delbert McClinton, Tegan and Sara, Uli Jon Roth, Dream Theater, Clutch, George Benson, Curtis Stigers, Man Man, Loretta Lynn, Little Feat, Carolyn Wonderland, Ben Folds, Coheed And Cambria, HORSE the band, Tiger Army, The Subdudes, Toubab Krewe, Whitesnake, Paul Weller, Chimaira, Ash, and more bands and artists than those touring on any other planet in the known universe. At least in the Alpha Quadrant.

Well, it’s about that time. Our coworkers are turning off their computers and grabbing their coats and jackets. Meanwhile, our corporate overlords are unlocking the doors and returning to us our children and our pets. In other words, it’s quittin’ time at the ol’ Pollstar corral. Thank you for your patronage and we hope you’ll be back tomorrow. See ya!