Working For The Weekend …

Please take the time this weekend to read the following items scheduled to post on the days noted below. Otherwise, someone on our weekend crew is going to be asking people if “they want fries with that” come Monday.

Saturday, Squirrel Killer? – The frontman for The Fall runs afoul of animal rights activists.

SA Promoter Arrested – A canceled Josh Groban show results in a lot of questions about fraud.

Sunday Euro Festival Fever – Rumors of imminent demise are greatly exaggerated, according to the festival’s Michael Eavis.

Monday Take On Scalpers – The colorful quartet fights back against inflated ticket prices.

We are proud (yet humble) to announce that Duffy is next week’s most excellent HotStar.

Link-O-Rama …

Don’t forget! Tomorrow is Record Store Day – The Dallas Morning News

Tori Amos’ music to be reinterpreted in graphic novel form – The Guardian U.K.

Pete Doherty “segregated” in jail after newspaper publishes photos allegedly depicting him doing drugs while behind bars – The Press Association

Going back to the future – 3 “futuristic” guitars from 50 years ago – IO9

Remembering “Phantom” Dan Federici – The Star-Ledger

The view from the Coral Reefer BandSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

One of the hardest working rockers in show biz has to be Reverend Horton Heat. The Rev. updates today with a couple of Euro listings plus a few USofA shows. Like July 27 in Antwerp, Belgium, July 31 in Lindau, Germany, October 28 in Jacksonville, FL; and November 14 in Asbury Park, NJ.

Alkaline Trio goes club hopping in June. New dates include June 2 in Eugene, OR; June 15 in Birmingham, AL; June 21 in New Haven, CT; and June 27 in Grand Rapids, MI.

Joe Satriani takes his amazing guitar south of the border this summer for shows in Mexico and South America. Stops include July 23 in Santiago, Chile, July 25 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 31 & August 1 in Rio and August 12 & 13 in Mexico City.

And we top off today with a few new dates for The Wailers – May 31 (Raleigh, NC), June 4 (Glen Allen, VA), June 7 (Ortley Beach, NJ), June 8 (Ashburn, VA), June 25 (Apple Valley, MN), June 26 (Highland Park, IL) and July 26 (Norwalk, CA).

During the day we also updated the schedules for Boy George, Juliette & The Licks, Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan, The Go! Team, Supergrass, The Sadies, Less Than Jake, , Glasvegas, Lyle Lovett, Clay Walker, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Taj Mahal, Tantric, The Black Crowes, OneRepublic, Martin Sexton, Sister Hazel, Huey Lewis And The News, Judas Priest, Peter Murphy, Megadeth, Natasha Bedingfield, plus thousands of bands and artists we’d love to tell you about but it’s quittin’ time AND the weekend AND … well, you know how it goes.

That’s a wrap! Thank you for being our friend this week, and we hope you’ll be able to spend some of your quality Web time with us again next week. Adios!