Working For The Weekend …

Our weekend crew has worked hard all week prepping the following articles so that you may be better informed come Monday.


The Station At Five Years

Labels Look For Brit Sales Boost


Ticket Flap Doesn’t Stand

Organizers Announce Dates, Throw Party


Joins Forces With Ani DiFranco

Initial Lineup Confirmed

Are Coming!

Link-O-Rama …

Linkin Park cyber-stalker sentenced to two years in the big house – The Register U.K.

News flash! Maxim reviews Black Crowes’ album without even listening to it. But then, does anyone really read Maxim for the reviews? –

$12 cocktails, A-list celebs and Hepatitis A – close to 1,000 people may need vaccination shots after nightclub’s bartender is diagnosed with disease – ABC News

Canadian copyright minister accused of infringing copyright – The Canadian Press

Philip Glass does the ol’ Q&A – The Santa Barbara Independent

On file sharing, copyright infringement and theft – Los Angeles Times

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Not an entire tour, but three dates are better than one, and even one date is a story when that date is for Jimmy Buffett. The son of a son of a sailor plays Frisco (Texas) on April 26, East Troy (Wisconsin) on July 19 and Bridgeview (Illinois) on July 24 & 26.

Juanes tour Europe in June. Cities include Berlin, Cologne, Bilbao, Barcelona and Lyon. The band also plays Monte Carlo on July 26.

Michael Buble updates this afternoon with one date for Fresno (May 6), two dates for Santa Barbara (May 8 & 9) and a new date for Anaheim (May 10).

Among the artist and band schedules updated today were Celtic Thunder, Braille, Thurston Moore, Foo Fighters, The Von Bondies, The Whigs, The Black Keys, Ocean Colour Scene, 10cc, MGMT, Noisettes, Serj Tankian, Hanson, White Lion, My Chemical Romance, Feeder, Jonny Lang, Kinky, Family Force 5, Phantom Planet, KT Tunstall, Kaiser Chiefs and The Mars Volta.

Hear that? That’s the unmistakable sound of the weekend getting underway. But it’s never a real weekend without some live music. Whether it’s a big time arena act, a club-level artist or that garage band just down the street, get out of the house this weekend and enjoy some live music. Happy trails!