Overnight Sensation …

Our overnight crew has risked life, limb and their complimentary concert tickets ferreting out the truth for the following items scheduled to post between now and tomorrow morning:

Delicious Tour – The former Soul Coughing frontman heads out in support of his sophomore release.

Beauty Thy Name Is Margaret – Comedian Margaret Cho hits the States with her new stand-up show to prove that beautiful is indeed in the eye of the beholder.

Link-O-Rama …

Radiohead has a knack for doing things differently – The National Post

Did iPods cause a crime wave? – Associated Press

It’s tough out there for a new band. Or a new artist – Brandon Sun / The Canadian Press

Hip hop makes it to the Smithsonian – Scripps News

Catching up with The HootersNew York Daily News

Donny Osmond knows how to stay in the game – Reuters

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The new dates for KT Tunstall are for May and will take her from the west to the east coast. Playing theatres, look for Ms. Tunstall in San Diego, Santa Barbara, los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Madison, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Louisville, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Boston and New York.

We wish we could post dates for Buckethead every day, for you gotta respect a guy who plays guitar while wearing a KFC bucket on his noggin. We have a small collection of new show listings today, including Milwaukee (May 30), Tulsa (June 7), Dayton (July 25) and Nelson, OH (July 26).

We have new Coheed And Cambria dates for the northern states as well as Canada. The new listings are for mid-to-late May and stops include Portland (Oregon), Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Grand Rapids and Cheswick (Pennsylvania).

And some new April and May dates for Dillinger Escape Plan made it into our system right before quitting time. The new listings include April 13 in Vegas, April 14 in Phoenix, April 18 in Fort Worth, plus shows in Japan towns Osaka (May 8), Nagoya (May 9) and Tokyo (May 11).

During the day we also updated the schedules for Wynonna, Mushroomhead, Heavyweight Dub Champion and Billy Bob Thornton, The Police, Mindi Abair, Kathy Mattea, Dirty Pretty Things, Emerson Drive, Dirt Nasty, Chuck Negron, Chubby Checker & The Wildcats, Bonedrivers, Brad Mehldau, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Los Campesinos, Clint Black, Public Enemy, Lonestar, Sophie Milman, Pat Green, O.A.R., Wade Bowen, Keller Williams, Sugarland, Kylie Minogue, Survivor, VHS or Beta, plus more bands and artists than can legally be mentioned at any one time without paying royalties.

And that’s a wrap! Time to stamp the ol’ Mark VII on this caper and be done with it. Thank you for spending your time with us today, and we hope we can be of service tomorrow. Happy trails!