Overnight Sensation …
You don’t want to miss the following items scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning. Not if you want to remain the coolest person in the room.
Sasquatch Adds Comedy Tent – The burgeoning festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash., grows even larger with some help from the Upright Citizens Brigade, Horatio Sanz, Tim Meadows, Eugene Mirman and many others.
MySpace Music expected to launch “in days” – Reuters
Could there be too many summer music festivals? – The Guardian U.K.
Just who is this guy EMI hired away from Google? – CNET / News.com
Jimmy Webb and Paul Williams talk about songwriting – The Australian
Survey claims U.S. male rock fans more likely to vote for John McCain – Reuters
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Chris Duarte Group starts filling in the ol’ summer calendar. New dates include June 21 (Charlotte, NC), June 26 (Rochester, NY) and July 8 – 10 (Jackson Hole, WY).
We just posted a zillion or so new dates for Lyle Lovett! Playing just about every city, town and village capable of hosting the artist, stops include June 24 (Westbury, NY), June 27 (Cohasset, MA), July 3 (Baltimore, MD), July 5 (North Charleston, SC), July 11(East Lansing, MI), July 20 (Alta, WY), July 27 (Troutdale, OR), July 31 (Livermore, CA), August 1 & 2 (Saratoga, CA), September 27 (Augusta, GA) and October 10 – 11 (Birmingham, AL).
Hoots And Hellmouth continue to build the perfect routing. Today’s additions include June 3 in Cleveland, June 5 in Indianapolis and June 12 in Omaha.
And a John Hiatt update made it in right before the final deadline. Additions include September 27 (Augusta, GA), October 9 (Charlotte, NC) and October 10 – 11 (Birmingham, AL).
During the day we also updated the schedules for Laurie Anderson, Stephen Pearcy, Avril Lavigne, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, Dave Stewart, Philip Glass, Toby Walker, Vance Gilbert, Sea Wolf, The Aquabats, Deadbolt, Eric Idle, Styx, TobyMac, Jason Isbell, Kenny Rogers, TSOL, Yo Yo Ma, Finger Eleven, Eddie Money, Donita Sparks, Alice Cooper, Nelly Furtado, Testament, The Doobie Brothers, Graham Parker, Chris Isaak, Eileen Ivers, Budgie, Stevie Nicks, Richie Havens, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, The Rapture plus more bands and artists than even Live Nation knows about.
And that’s a wrap! Please join us again tomorrow for another adventure in tour data research. G’night!