Graham Parker starts filling up his dancecard with new dates for Minnesota, New York, Michigan and Delaware. New dates on the calendar include July 13 in Minneapolis at Brit’s Pub; July 18 in Albany at WAMC Performing Arts Studio; September 5 in Auburn Hills, MI, at Callahan’s; October 1 in Bellmore, NY, at The Brokerage; and November 8 in Wilmington, DE, at Grand Opera House.

Neil Diamond keeps adding new dates, thus keeping our researchers employed for another week. Newbies include Chicago, IL (July 27), and New York City (August 15). Neil is also doing a special MySpace gig tonight at NYC’s Bitter End. It’s called a secret show, but after the press release hit the Net this morning, the “secret” became, at best, a concept.

Soul Asylum adds to the summer fun with new dates for Wisconsin, Montana and Illinois. Details are Waukesha, WI (July 18), at Waukesha County Fair; Three Forks, MT (August 8) at Rockin’ The Rivers Festival Grounds; and Chicago (August 22) at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Beck updates today with a couple of west coast gigs – August 24 in Bend, Oregon, at Les Schwab Amphitheater, and September 20 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl.

During the first 90 minutes of biz we also updated the schedules for Cory Morrow, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Eddy Grant, Guy Forsyth, , Bruce Robison, Alpha Rev, 38 Special, A Skylit Drive, Indigenous, Kasim Sulton, Lesley Gore, Meg Hutchinson, Soulive, The Cheeseballs, Terence Blanchard, The Hot Club Of Cowtown and Zappa Plays Zappa.

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