Overnight Sensation …

The secrets of the universe are to be found within the following two items scheduled to post within the next 16 hours.

The Cardinals Prepare For FlightRyan Adams & The Cardinals are readying a fall tour in anticipation of upcoming new release The Cardinals III / IV.

Gettin’ Tricky With It – Trip-hop pioneer Tricky has announced dates for his first U.S. tour in five years in celebration of his latest release Knowle West Boy.

Link-O-Rama …

Second Annual Rick Ross Be Out Day interrupted by gunfire – AllHipHop.com

Artists find artistic freedom in Yahoo music series – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Who will lead MySpace Music? There’s several possible candidates – The Washington Post / TechCrunch.com

New Elvis album will feature The King dueting with people who are still alive, or in some cases hadn’t yet been born by the time he died – Associated Press

What’s up with Primal Scream’s softer sound? – Telegraph U.K.

Woman keeps Keith Whitley’s memory alive through her efforts to have the country legend enshrined amongst his peers in the Country Music Hall of Fame – Newsday / Associated Press

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

We just posted about a ton of new dates for Kings Of Leon. Well, maybe not a ton, but at least 2,000 pounds of dates, cities and venues. Hitting clubs and theatres the new routing includes two nights in San Francisco, October 17 & 18 at Warfield Theatre, a stop in Denver on October 23 at Fillmore Auditorium, Detroit on November 8 at The Fillmore Detroit and Nashville on November 19 at Nashville Municipal Auditorium. The list of cities in the new routing also includes San Diego, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, Portland, Dallas, Minneapolis, Boston, St. Louis, Toronto, DC, Philly and Milwaukee.

Minus The Bear also updated with a hefty boatload of new dates. Stops include October 8 in Spokane at the Service Station, October 15 in Minneapolis at Varsity Theatre, October 20 in Cleveland at Grog Shop, November 1 in Atlanta at Variety Playhouse, November 13 in Tempe at The Marquee and November 16 in Los Angeles at Music Box @ Fonda.

The Charlie Daniels Band adds a few new fall dates. Newly posted shows include October 16 in Fort Pierce, Florida at Sunrise Theatre, November 21 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at Black River Coliseum and June 19, 2009 in Winfield, Kansas at Winfield Fairgrounds.

Finally, a few new Euro dates for Katy Perry closes out data operations today. New ones include September 16 in Cologne, September 17 in Berlin, September 24 in London and September 30 in Paris.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Family Force 5, Jeff Dunham, Brightblack Morning Light, All Time Low, David ‘Honeyboy’ Edwards, Patty Larkin, Reverend Horton Heat, Greensky Bluegrass, 3 Doors Down, Billy Bragg, Kenny Rogers, Tricky, Pat Green, The Outlaws, Seamus Kennedy, Glen Campbell, Extreme, Chick Corea, plus all the bands and artists who are definitely worth your while. And a few that aren’t.

And that concludes our Wednesday travels in the land of concert data. Thank you for accompanying us today, and we hope you’ll join us again tomorrow for another rootin’ tootin’ hee-hawin’ romp through the world of tour dates. G’night.