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Overnight Sensation …
Watch for these action-packed items to post during the next 18 hours!
A Kreutzmann New Year – Bill Kreutzmann is heading for the fun and sun this New Year’s Eve, celebrating with two shows in Hawaii Dec. 29 & 31.
Playtime For Passion Pit – Boston electro-pop band Passion Pit have announced a North American tour in support of its Frenchkiss Records debut, Chunk Of Change.
Mary J. Blige and Tyler Perry are among the celebs to be honored at the second annual BET Honors – Associated Press
Blogger who posted pre-release Chinese Democracy tracks pleads guilty. – NBC Los Angeles
In defense of
Kanye West bad singing – Los Angeles Times / Pop & Hiss
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
Los Lobos update today with new dates for Nevada, New York and California. Details include February 28 in Las Vegas at the Silverton Hotel; March 12 in New York at the Fillmore New York and March 26 in San Francisco at Bimbo’s 365 Club.
Pink looks almost a full year ahead and adds October 14 in Dublin at the O2; October 17 in Belfast at the Odyssey Arena; October 23 in Manchester at the Evening News Arena; October 27 in Liverpool at the Liverpool Echo Arena; October 28 in Sheffield at the Sheffield Arena; October 30 in Birmingham at the NIA; November 2 in Newcastle upon Tyne at the Metro Radio Arena; November 3 in Nottingham at Trent FM Arena and December 8 in London at the O2 Arena.
Rodney Carrington finds more places to make people laugh. New bookings for the humor-meister include January 16 in Columbus, Ohio, at Franklin County Veterans Memorial; February 6 in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Meymandi Concert Hall; March 27 in Clearwater, Florida, at Ruth Eckerd Hall and April 23 in Lima, Ohio, at Crouse Performance Hall.
And James Blunt updates today with more Euro engagements. Stops on the calendar now include February 14 in Helsinki, Finland, at Hartwall Arena; February 15 in Tallin, Estonia, at Saku Arena; February 17 in Vilnius, Lithuania, at Siemens Arena and February 23 in Belgrade, Serbia, at Expo.
During the day we also updated the schedules for Jason Isbell, J.J. Grey & Mofro, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Jon McLaughlin, Kenny Neal, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, LL Cool J, Marc Ford, Monte Montgomery, Mötley Crüe, Peter Murphy, Shemekia Copeland, The Dickies, The Twang, Walter Trout & The Radicals, Firesign Theatre, Dave Mason, plus more artists and bands than even Dick Clark knows about.
That’s a wrap for the third Monday in December. Thank you for your support and we hope you can join us again tomorrow for another adventure in the land of concert information. G’night!