Overnight Sensation …

Our incredible writers are overflowing with pride regarding the following two items scheduled to post within the next 16 hours. Which is a pretty good thing if only because last week they were overflowing with something else and it wasn’t pretty.

This Block Party Rocks! Vampire Weekend, Les Savy Fav, The Hold Steady, Girl Talk, Chromeo and Kimya Dawson are just a few of the acts on the roster for this year’s .

The Return Of The Allman Brothers – The rock icons return to the concert stage this summer, with a two-month trek that focuses mainly on the East Coast and the South.

Link-O-Rama …

There appears to be more to that weekend dustup between Sex Pistols’ John Lydon and Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke. Now it looks as if three members of Brit band the Foals suffered injuries from the ordeal – The Times Online U.K.

Mindy McCready supposedly suffered from a nervous breakdown last week, and might be in rehab as you read this. The troubled country artist had been making plans to appear on “Dr. Phil” – New York Daily News

Want a date with Miley Cyrus? You can bid on a night on the town with the star on eBay – People

Six ISPs in the U.K. are about to send warnings to users suspected of pirating music via P2P networks – The Register U.K.

Amy Winehouse is now immortalized in wax at London’s famed Madame Tussauds. You know, in case we forget what she looks like – Associated Press

Russians consider legislation that would ban seriously discourage goth and emo music – The Moscow Times

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs left a pretty hefty routing on our loading dock this afternoon. We’re talking club shows and lots of ’em with dates ranging from mid-October and running through the last week of November. Details include NYC on October 16 at Mercury Lounge, Pittsburgh on October 24 at Garfield Artworks, Milwaukee on November 1 at Mad Planet, Seattle on November 8 at The Triple Door and Atlanta on November 26 at The EARL.

Singer / songwriter Tift Merritt updates with a handful of new September listings. Among the new dates you’ll find September 4 in Charlotte at Visulite Theatre, September 6 in Atlanta at Variety Playhouse, September 11 in St. Louis at Blueberry Hill and Louisville on September 13 at Highlands Neighborhood Street Fair.

Just a couple of new ones for Michael Buble tonight. Actually, one venue, two nights – December 2 & 3 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.

And The Klezmatics cruise through Germany in October and November. Dates include October 27 in Hamburg, October 30 in Karlsruhe, November 2 in Nuremburg, November 3 in Munich and November 9 in Berlin. The band also adds a couple of Austrian dates – November 10 in Vienna and November 12 in Salzburg.

During the day we also updated the schedules for The Roots, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, CSS, The Hold Steady, Toadies, The Bad Plus, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Earl Klugh, Less Than Jake, Joshua Redman, Devo, Jonathan Richman, Opeth, Hayes Carll, Canadian Brass, Compadres, Disturbed, Eagles, O.A.R. and more bands and artists than we have the space to mention. That’s right. We don’t own the space, we just rent it.

That’s a wrap for this beautiful Hump Day in July. Thank you for including Pollstar.com among your concert bookmarks and we hope you’ll mark us up some more tomorrow. G’night!