Overnight Sensation …

The path to eternal happiness can be found by reading the following items scheduled to post between now and tomorrow morning.

Flies Solo – The Pearl Jam frontman hits the West Coast with tunes from “Into The Wild.”

Takes Elephant On Tour – The Canadian quartet embarks on a spring and early summer trek in support of its debut release.

Here & There …

The Spice Girls may sing one more time – for Nelson Mandela – The Age

Apple partners with “American Idol,” will offer performance songs and videos the day after broadcast – Apple / Press Release

Singer who wrote a song about “miseries of work” might lose his day job for spending so much time on his song – Metro U.K.

Song recorded at frequencies only dogs can hear wants to do to the world what it did to New Zealand last Christmas – Reuters

104-year-old singer who once performed for Hitler faces anti-Nazi protests – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Getting up-to-speed on Jason IsbellBoston Herald

Dates, Dates & More Dates

Dutch sax lady Candy Dulfer updates tonight with April dates for both coasts. April 3 has her in Alexandria, VA, April 6 it’s Allston, MD and on April 7 it’s NYC. West coast dates include April 10 in Sacramento and 11 in San Diego.

Lots of new dates for The Marshall Tucker Band for months March, April,, May, August, September and October. In no particular order the city list includes Anchorage, North Myrtle Beach, Dallas, Palmetto and Johnstown.

And we have several new April U.S. dates for Black Diamond Heavies. Cities include Minneapolis, Louisville, Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Albuquerque and Denver.

During the day we also updated the schedules for KISS, Mark Erelli, The Jimmie Van Zant Band, Tracy Grammer, My Chemical Romance, Kanye West, Clutch, Black Cobra, The Kills, Levon Helm Band, John Hiatt, Richard Marx, Alex Skolnick Trio, Sara Bareilles, Supersuckers, The Hot Club Of Cowtown, Garrison Starr, Duffy, Candye Kane, Ben Folds, plus more artists and bands than lived during the time of Abraham Lincoln. And that’s a fact.

And that’s the final curtain on Presidents’ Day, 2008. Thank you for your participation in this little social experiment we like to call Pollstar.com and we hope you can join us again tomorrow. Good night and stay classy.