The Benjy Davis Project gears up for summer with several new club dates. New dates on the calendar include July 17 (Nashville), July 19 (Memphis), July 29 (Atlanta) and August 30 (Columbia, SC).

We just added a few new dates for one of the best soul singers … ever! Of course, we’re talking about Al Green, whose listing now includes stops in St. Louis (July 13), Atlantic City (July 20), Denver (August 31) and Tucson (September 14).

Kentucky HeadHunters add to their June through October listings. New dates include June 30 in Fort Qu’Appelle (Saskatchewan), July 17 in Sloan (Iowa), August 3 & 4 in Sturgis (South Dakota), September 13 in Rector (Arkansas) and October 4 in Louisa (Kentucky).

We also received an update from Richie Havens this morning. New stops include May 28 in Bethel, NY; September 13 in Londonderry, NH; and November 28 in Brownfield, ME. New 2009 dates include January 23 in San Diego, CA; February 20 in Kirkland, WA; and April 25 in Chicago, IL.

We also updated the schedules for Ronnie McDowell, Janis Ian, Sister Hazel, Sammy Kershaw, The Smothers Brothers, Todd Wolfe, Toumani Diabate, T-Pain, Neil Sedaka, Josh Ritter, John Doe, Gilberto Gil, Don Rickles, John Anderson and Donna Summer.

And that’s just a taste of what’s in store for this fine, fine Friday. Don’t miss your Midday Update, coming up around 12 noon (PDT), from!