Link-O-Rama …

EMI in talks to join up with Nokia’s “Comes With Music” offering – Reuters

On trying to become a music success when “free” is the coin of the realm – Telegraph U.K.

Keith Urban strikes a balance – Melbourne Herald Sun

Traditional record shops rely on customer service to survive in the age of downloading – The Flint Journal

“Rock Band” video game sells over 6 million song downloads – Gaming Today

DMX blows off ringtones – CNET /

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

“Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp On Tour,” featuring Gilby Clarke, Earl Slick, Kip Winger, Glenn Hughes, Elliot Easton, Chris Slade and Mark Hudson as “camp counselors” blazes across North America in July and August. Markets include New York, Boston, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Atlanta, Houston, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Donna Summer gets busy in July and August as the disco diva adds new shows for places like Atlanta, GA (July 1), Gilford, NH (July 8), Bethel, NY (July 11) , Atlantic City, NJ (July 25 & 26), Oakland, CA (August 16) and Windsor, ON (August 27).

The Donnas do Australia in May. Stops include Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Richmond, Frankston and Adelaide. The band also plays West Hollywood, CA on May 9.

And Gladys Knight updates today with new listings for Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, New Mexico and California. Dates include May 3 (New Orleans), August 5 (Nashville) and September 4 & 5 (Santa Fe).

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Hamell On Trial, Joe Bonamassa, Funky Meters, Family Force 5, Etta James & The Roots Band, Don Rickles, Cheryl Wheeler, Chuck Berry, Bruce Cockburn, Average White Band, Peter Frampton and Tower Of Power.

And here we are at the halfway point with more dates yet to post! Stay on top of it all with Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm today (PDT), from!