Kylie Minogue stirs up excitement Down Under by announcing new dates for Australia and New Zealand. Stops include December 8 in Auckland at Vector Arena, December 14 in Syndey at Acer Arena and December 18 in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena.

Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys keep building that 2009 routing sheet. New dates include June 18 in Cherokee, North Carolina at the Happy Holiday Campground, August 15 in Amelia, Virginia at the Amelia Family Campground and September 19 in Morehead, Kentucky at Poppy Mountain Park.

Shelby Lynne updates today with November dates for Connecticut, Delaware and Massachusetts. New on the schedule is November 13 in Fall River, MA at Narrows Center For The Arts, November 14 in Ridgefield, CT at Ridgefield Playhouse, November 15 in Stamford, CT at Landmark Square and November 17 in Wilmington, DE at Grand Opera House.

And we have a few new ones for Boz Scaggs – October 28 in Napa, November 5 & 7 in Minneapolis, November 7 in Edmond, Oklahoma, November 19 in DC and November 23 in Boston.

During the first two hours of our working day we also updated the schedules for David Bromberg, Alexa Wilkinson, Backyard Tire Fire, Eagles, Guy Clark, Hermano, Jordin Sparks, Jesse Winchester, Peter Rowan and Testament.

And we have plenty more to sift, sort, analyze, x-ray, fold, bend and post before the morning is over. Don’t miss your Midday Update, coming up around 12 noon (PDT), from!