Kelis acquitted on all charges resulting from Miami incident where the r&b singer was accused of disrupting a police operation – Associated Press
One day after he was arrested at LAX for smashing a photog’s $10,000 video camera Kanye West says he’s “cool with the paparazzi” – People
Omaha police arrest four in connection with 10,000 bootleg DVDs – Omaha World-Herald
Xavier Rudd talks about writing music for “Surfer Dude” – NPR
When it comes to classical music, why aren’t there more women conductors? – BBC News / Magazine
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Lots of new October and November USA dates for needtobreathe landed on our loading dock this morning. Dates include October 18 in Fayetteville at George’s Majestic Lounge, October 21 in Dallas at House Of Blues, November 5 in Ann Arbor at Blind Pig and November 8 in Cincinnati at Landmark Baptist Church.
Keane does Europe in the fall, playing Rotterdam on October 28, Copenhagen on Haloween, Stockholm on November 1 and Berline on November 6. Other cities on the tour include London, Oslo, Munich, Barcelona and Paris.
Eric Jerardi Band continues to build that perfect routing. Today’s update includes Goodland, Florida, on October 11 at Little Bar Restaurant, Chicago on November 14 & 15 at House Of Blues and Syracuse, Indiana, on November 26 at Huntington Street Bar.
Finally, Williams & Ree update today with November 14 in Lincoln, City, Oregon, at Chinook Winds Casino, November 15 in Morton, Minnesota, at Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel, December 14 in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin, at St. Croix Casino & Hotel, March 21, 2009 in St. Michael, North Dakota, at Spirit Lake Casino & Resort, April 15 & 16 in Phoenix at Phoenix Convention Center, April 18 in Flandreau, South Dakota, at Royal River Casino Bingo & Hotel and April 25 in Buellton, California, at Buell Arena.
So far today we’ve also updated the schedules for Todd Wolfe, The Steps, The Frantic, Telluride, Sun Domingo, Simon Lynge, Punchline, Garaj Mahal, Earshot, DJ Logic, Chris Knight, Anthony Gomes, Ballyhoo! and Brooks & Dunn.
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