Mark Knopfler is busy building the perfect tour routing. Today’s additions to his schedule include Jacksonville, OR (June 29), Nashville, TN (July 15), Charlotte, NC (July 27) and Atlanta, GA (July 29).

The latest Toots & The Maytals update shows the band in Detroit on July 20. Other dates include July 29 in San Diego and July 31 in Santa Monica.

Pat Benatar and hubby continue to fill up their summer plans with new dates for Chicago (July 17), San Francisco (July 27) and Aspen (August 9). Other new dates include stops in Oakville (California), Beaver Creek (Colorado), Silverton (Oregon), Medicine Hat (Alberta), Regina (Saskatchewan), Thunder Bay (Ontario) and Verona (New York).

During the first 90 minutes of the usual morning mayhem we also updated the schedules for Pine Leaf Boys, Neil Sedaka, Lunasa, Janet Robin, Eric Bibb, Dervish, Boz Scaggs, B.B. King, Alison Brown, Bryan Adams, Campbell Brothers, Les Nubians, Steve Tyrell, The Smothers Brothers, The Klezmatics, UB40 and Thanks For Nothing.

And that’s just the surface of all this data strewn throughout our offices. Don’t miss your Midday Update, scheduled for around 12 noon (PDT), from!