Overnight Sensation …

It goes without saying that you need to read the following items scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning. But we’ll say it anyway.

Goes Digital Again – The Wu-Tang Clan leader celebrates the 10th anniversary of his alter ego.

Announces Summer Tour – The band hits the road with Dokken and Sebastian Bach in tow.

Link-O-Rama …

Bob Dylan awared special Pulitzer citation; joins exclusive club that counts Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Ray Bradbury as members – AFP

Bill before California legislature would tax music downloads – San Jose Mercury News (registration may be required)

Meet Roger Daltrey’s charitable side – The Telegraph U.K.

How do you sell “free” music? – The Times Online U.K.

Madonna’s birth town wants another chance to honor her – Bay City Times / MiLive.com

A few minutes with Laurie Anderson – The Guardian U.K.

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

New Dave Mason dates! The “Mystic Traveler” updates today with new shows for May, July, August, September and October. Gigs include May 24 in Saugatuck (Michigan), July 25 in Wheeling (West Virginia), August 29 & 30 in San Diego (California), September 13 in Keosauqua (Iowa) and October 18 in New Orleans (Louisiana).

Lightspeed Champion does the U.K. in May. Dates include May 2 in Glasgow, May 3 in Sheffield, May 5 in Manchester and Belfast on May 10.

Railroad Earth airdropped a few new dates for us this afternoon. Catch the band in St. Louis on June 10, Eugene, Oregon, on June 19, Portland, Oregon, on June 20 and Seattle, Washington, on June 21.

And we have a few new U.K. dates James. A December outing, gigs include December 11 (Leeds), December 12 (Glasgow), December 15 & 16 (London) and December 19 (Manchester).

During the day we also updated the schedules for Eric Clapton, “Kidz Bop World Tour,” Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Dead Or Alive, Greg Brown, Firehouse, Skid Row, Slaughter, Feist, Judy Collins, Poison, Radiohead, REO Speedwagon, Mike Ness, The Nadas, Tift Merritt, Bo Bice, Matisyahu, Matthew Good, The Mars Volta, R.E.M., Blue Oyster Cult, Buddy Guy, The Benjy Davis Project, Porter – Batiste – Stoltz, Nonpoint, Patty Larkin, Blue October, plus all the bands and artists whose music makes life worth living.

And that’s a Monday night wrap! Good night and may be the best seats always be yours.