Who doesn’t love Joan Jett? One of the first lady rockers to make the music industry meet her on her terms, Joan is an icon, the epitome of one who marches to her own drummer. Today we have four new shows for Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; May 2 in Memphis, TN, July 2 in San Rafael, CA, July 25 in Oswego, NY, and Sept. 22 in Bakersfield, CA.

We have a short April update for Freedy Johnston. The singer / songwriter plays Brooklyn, NY, on April 10, Hoboken, NJ, on April 11 and Philadelphia, PA, on April 12.

And a couple of new United Kingdom dates for KT Tunstall were waiting on our loading dock when we arrived this morning. June 6 puts her in Suffolk and on June 15 she plays Cheshire.

During the first 90 minutes of horsing around we also updated the schedules for Laurie Lewis, James McMurtry, Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise, Shawn Mullins, Pendulum, The Barrigar Brothers, The Waco Brothers, The Von Bondies, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly., Chris Brown, A Day To Remember and “Walking With Dinosaurs.”

Meanwhile our 5,319 tour date researchers are busy pounding their keyboards as they slam new data into our ever-growing concert database. Find out what it all means in your Midday Update, scheduled for around 12 noon (PST), from Pollstar.com!