The Closing Bell
Overnight Sensation …
Simply put, read the following two items after they post sometime within the next 16 hours, and our writers will eat for another day.
When Justin Met Gabe – Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Justin Nozuka will hit the road this week for his first headlining U.S. tour with some help from Nashville rock trio The Gabe Dixon Band.
Tom Gabel Launches Solo Trek – The Against Me! frontman is gearing up to hit the road in support of his debut solo EP, the politically inspired Heart Burns.
Jack White is more than just a little ticked to discover the music he wrote for the upcoming James Bond flick is being used to sell Coca Cola – The Guardian U.K.
But what will we watch when we’re home
partying sick? MTV announces “Total Request Live” will soon leave the airwaves. – Associated Press
Not all apps make it to Apple’s App Store. Just ask the creators of “Pull My Finger” – PC Magazine
Kylie Minogue reportedly will earn up to $4 million for private gig in Dubai – The Canadian Press
A few moment with The Ting Tings’ Katie White – The Mirror U.K.
Remembering Pink Floyd’s Richard Wright – Entertainment Weekly / PopWatch
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Cute Is What We Aim For dropped off so many dates that our VP in charge of the loading dock will have to wear a truss for the next few months. In October the band will headline a series of dates in the eastern and southern states including stops in Northampton, Massachusetts, on October 3, Greensboro, North Carolina, on October 8, Rochester, New York, on October 12 and Boston on October 13. Come November the band hooks up with Secondhand Serenade for a co-headline romp. Stops include Boston (again) on November 1 at The Roxy, Philly on November 3 at Theatre Of The Living Arts, NYC on November 4 & 5 at Fillmore New York At Irving Plaza and Atlanta on November 13 at The Masquerade.
Ani DiFranco updates today with new November listings for New York, Massachusetts, Quebec and Ontario. Dates include November 14 in Syracuse at Landmark Theatre, November 16 in Boston at Symphony Hall, November 25 in Montreal at Theatre Maisonneuve and November 26 in Toronto at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Metallica adds second shows in some markets – December 18 in the Los Angeles community known as Inglewood, California, at The Forum, January 27 in the Chicago locale called Rosemont at the Allstate Arena and February 1 in Newark, New Jersey, at the Prudential Center.
And we have some new listings for Mudvayne. Catch ’em in El Paso, Texas, on October 28 at the County Coliseum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 5 at Cain’s Ballroom and Vegas on November 12 at The Joint. Other stops include Corpus Christi, Houston, Albuquerque, Tempe and San Francisco.
During the day we also updated the schedules for The Hoosiers, Taio Cruz, Kanye West, Todd Rundgren, Jay Reatard, Tony Bennett, Vampire Weekend, The Faint, The Barra MacNeils, The Automatic, Stars, Ambrosia, Every Time I Die, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, plus many many more artists and bands we’d love to mention right now if only we knew how to spell their names.
And that wraps up Monday’s fun with tour dates. Thank you for your support and we hope you can join us again tomorrow. G’night.