Overnight Sensation …

The true meaning of life may be found by reading the following items scheduled to post during the next 16 hours. It all depends on how you read between the lines.

Plays Well With Others – Michigan rockers Chiodos will follow a co-headlining run with Motion City Soundtrack by sharing the bill with Canada’s Silverstein for a month-long trek.

Secondhand Serenade Extends Headlining Run – John Vesely, aka Secondhand Serenade, has added another round of dates to the summer tour in support of his sophomore release, A Twist In My Story.

Link-O-Rama …

Lawyers in the U.K. prepare to sue thousands for illegally copying and distributing music, games and films – Reuters

Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steve Adler pleads not guilty to drug charges – Associated Press

Amy Winehouse to enter rehab facility near prison where her husband currently resides – Telegraph U.K.

If you judge political parties by the kind of music they have at the conventions, you should check out this article on which bands are playing the upcoming political shindigs – Associated Press

Ricky Martin fathers twins through surrogate mom – Reuters

Glasgow honored as UNESCO City Of Music – AFP

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Gavin DeGraw provides a mammoth update today, listing theatres and clubs in the U.S. and Europe for September through December. New U.S. listings include Denver on September 20 at Ogden Theatre, Seattle on October 1 at Showbox @ The Market, October 6 in Portland, Oregon at Roseland Theater and Hartford, Connecticut on December 15 at Webster Theatre. Euro dates include Aarhus, Denmark on November 5 at KB Hallen, Gent, Belgium at Handelsbeurs Concertzaal and Amsterdam, Netherlands at HMV.

Genghis Tron fills up its dance card for mid-October with several new listings. Catch ’em in San Diego on October 10 at Che Café, Phoenix on October 12 at Phix Gallery, Denver on October 15 at Marquis Theater and Detroit on October 19 at Small’s. Other new stops include Anaheim, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Iowa City and Chicago.

Babyshambles plays Germany during the first few days of December. Stops include Leipzig at Leipzig Arena on December 4, Munich on December 5 at Zenith, Dusseldorf on December 7 at Philipshalle and Hamburg on December 8 at Sporthalle.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Mannheim Steamroller, Sara Evans, Slipknot, Laura Marling, Madeleine Peyroux, Louis C.K., Taylor Swift, Sonya Kitchell, A Cursive Memory, Zebrahead, Reel Big Fish, Sarah Silverman, Goldfinger, Eddie Money, Mickey Avalon, 36 Crazyfists, Taj Mahal, MxPx, Deadmau5, plus all the artists you love and none of the ones that you hate. That’s the Pollstar.com guarantee!

That wraps up Hump Day in concert data land. Thank you for visiting us today and we hope we can return the favor sometime soon. Like maybe dropping in for the Labor Day weekend, perhaps? No need to give us an answer right now. Tomorrow will be good enough. G’night!