Overnight Sensation …
The weekend doesn’t start until you read the following items scheduled to post between now and tomorrow morning:
John Butler says illegal downloading reduced his sales by 40 percent – The West Australian
Artists have yet to see any money from those deals record labels made with YouTube – CNET / News.com
Traffic is already backed up for this weekend’s
Steve Lukather talks about Toto’s upcoming break – The Star Online
Norman “Hurricane” Smith dies at 81 – Enfield Independent
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Smooth-as-silk-degrees Boz Scaggs updates this afternoon with new gigs for April, May, June, July and August. Oh, yeah, and an October stop thrown in just for fun. Cities include North Myrtle Beach (SC) and Tucson (AZ) in April, Laughlin (NV) in May, Cohasset (MA), Vienna (VA), and Rochester (NY) in June, Atlanta (GA) and Hyannis (MA) in July, Saratoga (CA), Richmond (BC) and Portland (OR) in August and Cerritos (CA) in October.
Brad Paisley made it in under the wire this afternoon with a load of new summer dates. Cities include Fresno, Cincinnati, Hartford, Kansas City, Dallas, Providence, Biloxi and Gainesville.
The new postings for UB40 are for August. Stops include Oakville (CA) on August 2, Las Vegas (NV) on August 9 and Albuquerque (NM) on August 13.
Finally, a very hefty update from Pat Benatar closes out the date-city-state-venue action for today. New dates include June 28 in Joliet, IL, July 11 in Norman, OK, and August 3 in San Diego, CA.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Dave Matthews Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Yonder Mountain String Band, Al Green, Average White Band, Antigone Rising, Blue Oyster Cult, Keb’ Mo’, The Derailers, Taj Mahal, Tab The Band, Rare Earth, Jonathan Davis, Judy Collins, Pete Best, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Knight, Bruce Springsteen, Edwin McCain, Seven Mary Three, WAR, plus all the bands and artists those other Web sites refuse to acknowledge unless they appear on “American Idol.”
And that is where it stands on this weekend eve. Thank you for your support, and we hope we may be of service tomorrow. Goodnight, good luck and good hunting.