Overnight Sensation …

The following two items scheduled to post between now and sometime tomorrow morning are for real music fans only. For the rest of you there’s Rolling Stone.

Jason Aldean Meets Lady A – The country singer/songwriter is teaming up with rising trio Lady Antebellum for a fall trek that includes a number of stops in college towns.

Sonya Kitchell Storms The States – Singer/songwriter Kitchell will follow this summer’s turn as featured vocalist in Herbie Hancock’s band with a fall tour celebrating her latest release, This Storm.

Link-O-Rama …

Shares of Warner Music Group drop 9.3 percent after investors learn the label’s top exec sold 800,000 shares – Forbes / Associated Press

Digital Containers wants to change the way the world shares files – The Washington Post / Post I.T.

Building the perfect guitar riff – Guardian U.K. / theblog

The Big Apple goes crazy over the Jonas BrothersAssociated Press

North Carolina record company owner pleads guilty to drug trafficking charges. Heck, a real record company exec would have blamed everything on P2P piracy – Wxii12.com

Lil Jon looks beyond crunk – Associated Press

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Confederate Railroad slots new ones for September, October and November as well as a show for June 2009. Recently posted gigs include September 18 in Byram, Mississippi at Jackson Dragway, October 4 in Middlesboro, Kentucky at the Fall Festival, Indianapolis on November 28 at 8 Seconds Saloon and Bird Island, Minnesota at Birdstock on June 27.

The Devil Wears Prada adds a slew of dates for October and November. Look for the band at places like Amos’ Southend in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 18, Webster Theatre in Hartford Connecticut on October 23, Bogart’s in Cincinnati on October 30 and Beaumont Club in Kansas City, Missouri on November 6.

The Derek Trucks Band also delivers a hefty update. New gigs include Missoula, Montana on September 17 at Wilma Theatre, Boise on September 18 at Knitting Factory, North Bethesda, Maryland on October 23 at Music Center At Strathmore and Sayreville, New Jersey on Halloween at Starland Ballroom.

Finally, we have a couple of new listings for Kings Of Leon – December 19 in Dublin, Ireland at The Point, and December 20 in Belfast, Northern Ireland at Odyssey Arena.

During the day we also updated the schedules for The Cheetah Girls, Steve Forbert, Melvins, Chicago, The Cult, Radiohead, Eddie Money, Cheech & Chong, Aaron Neville, Adrian Belew, Maroon 5, Madonna, Dionne Warwick, Uli Jon Roth, Tracy Chapman, RX Bandits, Anberlin, and many more bands and artists we would love to mention in this space if it wasn’t for the ever-rising price of bytes.

That’s going to do it for today. Thank you for allowing us to squat on your desktop for a while, and we hope you’ll allow us to squat some more tomorrow. G’night.