The Closing Bell
Overnight Sensation …
If you had a choice between watching all the TV coverage of the Pennsylvania Primary, or reading the following items scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning, which would you choose?
Live Nation bans tailgating at 5 events scheduled for the PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel, NJ) in hopes of reducing alcohol consumption – The Star-Ledger
The top-ten bands and artists going green – Reuters
Chris De Burgh to visit Iran next month before deciding holding concerts in the country – Reuters
About that AT&T ad using Meat Loaf’s “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” … Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)
“I Go Crazy” songwriter Paul Davis dies at 60 – Associated Press / AccessAtlanta
Original Trammp John “Jack” Hart Jr. dies at 67 – Philadelphia Enquirer
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Jimmy Buffett updates this afternoon with three new dates. New on the calendar is August 27 in Wantagh, NY, and two Vegas shows set a week apart – October 18 and October 25.
Sammy Hagar hits the road this Spring and Summer. New dates include May 21 in Rama, Ontario, July 8 in Lansing, Michigan, July 11 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and July 22 in Los Angeles, California.
Lots of new Euro and South America dates for Scorpions. On the European side of the Atlantic, catch the band in Spanish locales like Madrid (May 7), Benidorm (May 9) and Almeria (May 10). South American dates include stops in Brazil like August 30 (Rio de Janeiro), September 6 (Sao Paul) and September 10 (Belo Horizonte). The band also plays Kelseyville, CA, on August 1 and Costa Mesa, CA, on August 3.
And Modest Mouse slipped a couple of new listings under our door just as we were locking up for the night – May 25 in Bend, OR, and June 16 in Rochester, NY.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Night Ranger, Stevie Nicks, Teddy Geiger, Roger McGuinn, Lez Zeppelin, Dread Zeppelin, The Black Ghosts, Testament, Rick Derringer, Lenny Kravitz, The Music, 38 Special, Kid Rock, Amy Grant,
And that’s a wrap for Tuesday, April 22, 2008. We’d like to thank you for companionship. Heck, if it was up to us instead of our corporate masters, we’d pay you to use this Web site. But don’t hold your breath waiting for that to happen. So we’ll just say thank you and good night. Oh, and stay green.