Overnight Sensation …

We can’t say reading the following items scheduled to post sometime between now and early tomorrow morning will make you the envy of all your friends. But we will say that anyone who reads the items will have our undying loyalty for ever and ever. Or until tomorrow at this time. Whichever comes first.

Promotes Music Therapy – The singer/songwriter auctions off special tour packages in the name of musical healing.

Set To Charm North America – Step aside Il Divo; it’s the ladies’ turn.

Sasquatch Lineup UnveiledR.E.M., The Cure, The Flaming Lips and Death Cab for Cutie are just a few of the more than 50 acts set to party at The Gorge Memorial Day weekend.

Link-O-Rama …

It’s not easy being Alicia KeysThe Times Online U.K.

Can Willie Nelson’s BioWillie help sell America on biodiesel? – Green Tech Media

Can there ever be a news day so slow that an item about Jill Scott talking about her bra problems warrants a link and a headline? You bet!! – Associated Press

Hawaiian music star Aunty Genoa dies at 89 – KPAU / Associated Press

“American Idol” reject Josiah Leming is doing quite well, thank you – Scripps News

If they gave out Oscars for the best Oscar party hosts, this year’s winner would be Elton John by a landslide – Associated Press

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The Holmes Brothers are looking at touring Europe in November. So far, shows in Austria and Hungary have been added to the calendar. Austrian cities include Salzburg, Rankweil, Imst, Ried and Vienna, while Budapest is the only Hungarian stop (so far).

Just a quick update for The Nadas today. Quick as in only three new dates – May 9 (Iowa City, IA), July 5 (Arnolds Park, IA) and July 12 (Omaha Nebraska).

Bret Michaels keeps adding on to his touring calendar. Today’s new dates include April 11 (Salinas, CA), April 12 (Henderson, NV), April 23 (Charlotte, NC) and May 2 (Hampton Beach, NH).

Finally, Emerson Drive updates with new two new dates for April, one for August and two for September. New April gigs are Newton, IA (April 19), and Clovis, CA (April 25). The new August date is for Palmer, AK (August 25), and September gives us Rutland, VT (September 5), and Lawrenceburg, TN (September 25).

During the day we also updated the schedules for R.E.M., Lenny Kravitz, James Taylor, Joey Belladonna, Chic Feat. Nile Rodgers, KISS, Little River Band, The Stray Cats, Serj Tankian, Sugarland, The Avett Brothers, Wanda Sykes, The Benjy Davis Project, Rock Kandy, The Breakfast, Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffett, Coco Montoya, Billy Ray Cyrus, John Hammond, Bettye LaVette, Alan Jackson, My Chemical Romance, plus more bands and artists than Maxim has every pretended to review.

And that’s the story for Monday, February 25, 2008. As Mondays go it had its good moments, its bad moments and its downright embarrassing moments. Suffice to say, any Monday you can walk away from is a good Monday, and now it’s time for us to put on our travelin’ shoes. Good night, good luck, and may the front row seats be yours.