Overnight Sensation …

To find true wisdom, one must often look between the cracks of life. But if that’s too taxing, just read the following items scheduled to post between now and tomorrow morning. Plenty of wisdom, very little exertion required.

Unveil More U.S. Dates – The band begins lining up a summer trek by announcing some July shows.

A Winning Combination – Family quintet Eisley gears up for a 40-city North American tour.

Link-O-Rama …

Bjork, Tibet and China make for a volatile mix – The Times Online U.K.

Nine Inch Nails sells out of $300 ultra deluxe Ghosts I – IV album – InformationWeek

IRS investigates Yolanda AdamsHouston Chronicle

Syndicated radio show combines two great American traditions – baseball and country music – MLB.com

Southern California organization uses music to combat drunk driving – North County Times / The Californian

Music Choice sues Viacom and MTV Networks for patent infringement – Multichannel News

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

The new listings for BoDeans include Cleveland on April 12, Grand Rapids on April 15, Maryland Heights just outside St. Louis on August 7, Kansas City on August 8 and Virginia Beach on August 29.

Buddy Jewell gives us a very serious update today, listing dates for April, May, June, July, August and September. Look for Buddy in Vegas during the last week of April, Parker, AZ, and Sault Ste. Marie, MI, in June, Norman, OK, Elk City, NV, Jim Thorpe, PA, E. Falmouth, MA, Webster, MA and Hanford, CA, in July, Yorkville, IL, Hutchinson, KS, Lovington, NM in August and Wooster, OH, in September.

And Blue Oyster Cult adds a couple of gigs to the band’s ever-growing schedule. Today’s additions include July 11 in Kalispell, MT, and August 23 in Frisco, CO.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Zakir Hussain, Bettye LaVette, Joe Diffie, Billy Joel, David Lindley, Cut Chemist, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Sam Bush, “True Colors,” Bad Religion, Eddie Izzard, Bobby Vinton, , Kid Rock, Lou Reed, Loudon Wainwright III, Mark Chesnutt, Simple Minds, Lorrie Morgan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Boxing Lesson, The B-52’s, The Cure, Ween, Elbow, Benny Mardones, Spyro Gyra, plus more bands and artists than MTV will ever know about, let alone play.

That’s the story for today. We posted a lot of dates. We laughed, we cried, and in the end we turned the lights off and went home for a well-earned 90 minutes of sleep before we get up and do it all over again tomorrow. Thank you for your patience, your patronage, and your small change, and we hope you’ll continue to rely on us like our unemployed relatives, our bankrupt friends and our out-for-blood ex-spouses. Yes, collecting and analyzing tour dates is a tough job, but … well, you know. Goodnight!