* Tickets for the July 31 Green Day show at Sommet Center w/Kaiser Chiefs (remember them?) go on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.
* And if you're in the mood for buying tickets but can't wait until Saturday, Chris Isaak's July 22 show goes on sale this Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m.
* We received a hot tip that the F.Y.E. on West End was, uh, closed yesterday. Looking into it.
* "I bought a hurlabyte of space. external with 20F connections and WizzSpin transfer rates. I want to make my relationships with strangers LOSSLESS." That's just some of what Said the Gramophone said about JEFF the Brotherhood.
* "Parton is a small-time dreamer who became a theme park. There was nothing accidental about her ascent to pop superstardom. Like every other aspect of her career, it was the product of hard work, savvy management, calculation, and voluminous talent. And giant boobs. Can't forget about the giant boobs." That's just some of what Nathan Rabin said about Dolly Parton. (AV Club.)