Overnight Sensation …

The following items scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning are great to read while listening to those things that go “bump” in the night.

Unleashes The Monsters Of Rock – The Prince of Darkness reveals the lineup for a new rock festival in Canada.

Old 97’s Kick Off Headlining Run – The indie rockers hit the road in support of their first new release in four years.

Link-O-Rama …

Reggaeton star Elvis Manuel feared dead one week after he and 16 others escaped Cuba on a raft – MSNBC

Oasis’ Noel Gallagher disses over Jay-Z appearance – The Guardian U.K.

Blockbuster attempts hostile takeover of Circuit City – Associated Press

Peter Gabriel wants to help you get organized – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Life is good when you’re name is T-PainMontreal Gazette / Canada.com

No one knows like to rock like senior citizens – Reuters

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

We only have one date for Madonna, but it’s a doozy. The star is doing a special gig at New York’s Roseland Ballroom on April 30th. Check out our stand-a-lone Madonna / Roseland posting scheduled to appear on our home page any doggone moment!

Kenny Loggins will be very, very busy come July. New shows include July 10 (Santa Ynez, CA), July 19 (Truckee, CA), July 20 (Palo Alto, CA), July 22 & 23 (Alexandria, VA), July 25 (Chautauqua, NY), July 26 (Lancaster, OH), July 30 (Jim Thorpe, PA), August 1 (W. Wendover, NV) and August 2 (Visalia, CA).

Santana will be working hard in September. We just posted 13 new September listings for Carlos & Company, including September 6 (Auburn, WA), September 10 (Calgary, AB), September 13 (Englewood, CO), September 17 (Dallas, TX) and September 27 (Phoenix, AZ).

Finally, Alanis Morissette plots her June touring strategy with new dates for France and the U.K. Additions include June 6 in Paris and United Kingdom shows for Middlefart (June 14), Birmingham (June 18) and London (June 19). Ms. Morissette also plays Rome on June 24.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Sheryl Crow, Steely Dan, The Casualties, Bob Weir & Ratdog, God Forbid, Hank III, John Prine, Teddy Thompson, Sister Hazel, Bonnie Raitt, Bret Michaels, Marty Willson-Piper, L.A. Guns, BulletBoys, Clay Walker, Clint Black, Drowning Pool, Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Travis, The Dickies, Dierks Bentley, My Morning Jacket, Maria Taylor, Maria Taylor, Megadeth, Eagles, Blue Man Group, plus all the bands and artists your mother warned you about.

And that wraps up Monday here at the ol’ Pollstar.com corral. Thank you for letting us serve you today and we hope our servers will be up to the task of serving you tomorrow. Happy trails!