Wanna see what kind of debts a record label runs up? Check out TVT Records’ list of unsecured creditors – Scribd
Baltimore considers erecting bust of Frank Zappa – WJZ TV / Associated Press
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
It’s clubs and concert halls for Asylum Street Spankers this summer. Newly added dates include July 3 (Memphis, TN), July 21 (Utica, NY), July 25 (Northampton, MA) and August 27 (Boise, ID). Other towns just added to the schedule include Des mOines, Carbondale, Asheville, Portland, Fall River and San Francisco.
Art Garfunkel heads to Europe this fall. Dates just posted include U.K. stops in Brighton (October 6), London (October 7), Birmingham (October 9) and Glasgow (October 10). Dates across the channel include October 14 (Gent, Belgium), October 18 (Goteborg, Sweden) and October 19 (Odense, Denmark).
Butthole Surfers are also busy this summer. Look for the band in places like Asbury Park (June 24), Philadelphia (June 27) and New York (July 29). The band also adds U.K. dates for Glasgow (July 4), Wolverhampton (July 6) and London (July 26).
Rodney Atkins continues to build his 2008 schedule with new dates for Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Nebraska. Additions include July 18 (Harrington, DE), July 27 (Jacksonville, FL), August 14 (Louisville, KY), September 10 (Allegan, MI), September 11 (York, PA) and September 25 (Omaha, NE).
During the last couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Ryan Bingham, Scarlet Haze, Lisa Loeb, Taj Mahal, Garaj Mahal, Tantric, Todd Lynn, ZZ Top, Westlife, Steven Curtis Chapman, John Gorka, Hamilton Loomis, Jeremy Enigk, Fareed Haque, Dark Star Orchestra, Casting Crowns and California Guitar Trio.
And that’s what’s shakin’ at the halfway mark. Don’t miss Your Latest Update, coming up around 3 pm, from Pollstar.com!
This Day In Music History … (from Associated Press)
In 1968, at a Rome concert by the British group the Move, riot police stormed the stage after the band set off explosives as part of their act. Surprisingly, no one was seriously hurt.
In 1972, The Rolling Stones released Exile on Main Street,’ now considered one of their best albums. In 1991, 54-year-old Rolling Stone Bill Wyman ended his 22-month marriage to 21-year-old Mandy Smith. She received a $6.5 million divorce settlement, even though she spent only eight weeks with Wyman during their marriage. They first met when Smith was only 13.
In 1994, 1,322 guitarists, led by Randy Bachman, gathered in Vancouver to play
In 1998, country-pop singer and songwriter Eddie Rabbitt died in Nashville of lung cancer. He was 56. Rabbitt had 26 Number-One hits on the country chart, and one of his songs, “I Love a Rainy Night,” also topped the pop chart in 1981. He got his first break in 1970 when Elvis Presley had a hit with his composition “Kentucky Rain.”