That ultra-smooth soul singer known as Lionel Richie lines up a very extensive United Kingdom tour for March and April. Playing mostly arenas, details include March 30 in Manchester at Manchester Evening News Arena, March 22 in Sheffield at Sheffield Arena, March 25 in Aberdeen, Scotland, at Aberdeen Exhibition & Conf. Centre, February 4 in London at O2 Arena and April 16 in Belfast at Odyssey Arena. Mr. Richie also slots a new date for Dublin – April 13 at The 02.

Just a few new Katy Perry dates this morning – February 23 in Copenhagen at Lille Vega, February 25 in Manchester at Academy 2 and February 26 in London at Koko.

Likewise for Adrian Legg, who updates with one new December listing and a few for January 2009. The December date is set for the 20th in Columbus, Ohio, at The Thirsty Ear. New January dates are the 22nd in Austin, Texas, at Cactus CafĂ©, and the 23rd in Dallas at Uncle Calvin’s.

And we have new January listings for The Wailers. The 6th has the band in Boise, Idaho, at Knitting Factory Concert House. On the 7th it’s Park City, Utah, at Harry O’s. Come the 23rd the band will play Chicago’s House Of Blues. On the 25th the city is Morgantown, West Virginia, and the venue is Mountainlair Ballroom, and on the 29th look for the group in Atlanta, Georgia, playing at The Masquerade.

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Trevor Hall, Tuck & Patti, Soul Asylum, Sister Hazel, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Feufollet, Cedric Watson, Andy Narell and Peppino D’Agostino.

Hear that? That’s the mighty research team cranking up for another journey into the nether regions of the concert industry. Don’t miss the latest additions and changes coming right up in your Midday Update. Expect it to post sometime around 12 noon (PDT). Don’t miss out!