Overnight Sensation …

Watching grown adults begging isn’t a pretty sight. So if you read the following two items scheduled to post within the next 14 hours, you won’t have to watch us beg tomorrow.

All That Glitters – Eclectic U.K. duo Goldfrapp has announced a series of North American, Australian and U.K. runs in support of its latest, Seventh Tree.

We Come To Dance – Two of the leaders of Australia’s burgeoning electronic music scene, Cut Copy and The Presets, will join forces to take North America by storm this fall.

Link-O-Rama …

Drumming has changed since the days Keith Moon used to bang the skins. For one thing, drummers are more physically fit – The Times Online U.K.

You’ll probably want to read the press release from Peter Gabriel’s TheFilter Web site about the top 10 depressing songs. That is, unless you find it two depressing – The Filter / PR Web / press release

Shhhh… Don’t tell , but Miley Cyrus is growing up – Associated Press

Huh? Bill Murray is going to jump out of a plane at an airshow? Whassup with that? – Associated Press

Getting up-to-speed on Leonard CohenThe Times Online U.K.

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Funny guy Louis C.K. updates today with a very lengthy tour scheduled for September, October and November. Dates include a multi-night stand at San Francisco’s Punch Line (September 3 – 6) and then it’s off to the various clubs and theatres all across this great nation. Stops include September 19 in Atlanta at The Tabernacle, September 28 in Los Angeles at Largo, October 11 in Atlantic City at Borgata Hotel, October 18 in Chicago at Vic Theatre, November 15 in Portland, Oregon at Newmark Theatre and November 22 in Wilmington, Delaware at Grand Opera House.

America also has a longer touring calendar than the band had yesterday. New dates include September 28 in Welch, MN; October 25 in Phoenix, AZ; November 14 in Anaheim, CA and November 15 in Agoura Hills, CA. The band also added several 2009 stops including Brampton, ON (January 28), West Palm Beach, FL (February 3) and three nights in a row in Alexandria, VA (May 1 – 3).

The Seldom Scene manage to make today’s final deadline with new shows for Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York. Dates include September 6 in Alexandria, VA at the Birchmere, September 20 in Asheville, NC a the Orange Peel, December 7 in New York City at BB King’s and December 31 puts the band back in Alexandria, VA at the Birchmere.

Finally, a few new Japan dates for Extreme – December 1, 2 & 4 puts the band in Tokyo at the Shibuya C.C. Lemon Hall. On December 8 the band plays Osaka at Koseinenkin Hall. December 9 finds the boys in Nagoya at Shi Kokaido and on December 10 it’s Hiroshima at Yubinchokin Hall.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Alanis Morissette, Counting Crows, Danzig, Paul Anka, Stanley Clarke, Joe Satriani, Buckethead, James, Goldfrapp, The Rocket Summer, The Presets / Cut Copy, Madonna, Zebrahead, Galactic, Bad Chopper, George Porter Jr., The Luxury plus all the bands and artists you need to know about. And a few you’d probably like to forget.

And that wraps up our Monday excursion into the wild and dangerous world of concert data. For those of you who made it this far, we’d like to offer our undying gratitude and respect. You’re a lot tougher than others give you credit for. G’night!