Lou Reed in the U.S.A.! We just posted 5 new Lou shows for the U.S. Time frame is April and the cities are Northampton, MA, Norfolk, VA, Durham, NC, Asheville, NC, and Knoxville, TN.

Kid Rock updates this afternoon with new May listings. New dates are May 2 (Orange Beach, AL), May 10 (Orlando, FL) and May 11 (Tampa, FL).

Ricky Skaggs keeps on building his 2008 calendar. Today’s additions include shows in Chautauqua, NY (August 8), Westhampton Beach, NY (August 10), Ridgefield, CT (August 13) and Lowell, MA (August 14).

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Bettye LaVette, Bill Frisell, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Carolyn Wonderland, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Coco Montoya, Guy Forsyth, Jake Owen, Ivan Lins, Jason Mraz, Kurt Elling, needtobreathe, Rachelle Ferrell, Stephen Lynch, The Queers, Throw Rag, Yoshida Brothers and When In Rome.

While we’re on the subject, don’t even think of missing your final update of the day – The Closing Bell – scheduled for around 5 pm (PDT) from Pollstar.com!