Kinda feel remiss in not really mentioning these, so we'll do it all in a catch-all little post right here.
BREAKING: Greg, my dickhead roommate from college is, evidently, in charge of the MasterCard Center now because he's booked his entire WinAmp playlist from 1996 into Beijing in the next few months: Maroon 5, Linkin Park, Muse, and Robbie Williams are all playing Beijing.
Here are the dates:
July 26, MasterCard Center: Lincoln Park
September 10, MasterCard Center: Maroon 5
September 17, MasterCard Center: Robbie Williams
September 19, MasterCard Center: Muse
As of this writing, we're still waiting on confirmation of Fastball, Three Doors Down, Alien Ant Farm, Jars of Clay, 4 Non Blonds, Crash Test Dummies, Candlebox, Ini Kamoze, Silverchair, Deep Blue Something, Pappa Roach, Drowning Pool, White Town, Sublime, Savage Garden...
...The Presidents of the United States, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Tonic, Marcy's Playground, Chumbawumba, Jimmy Ray, Semisonic, Eve 6, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Kid Rock, Goo Goo Dolls, Lit, Third Eye Blind, Garbage, Bush, The Verve, Counting Crows, The Wallflowers...
...Tal Bachman, Cake, Seven Mary Three, Blind Melon, Collective Soul, Spacehog, New Radicals, Our Lady Peace, Vertical Horizon, Catharine Wheel, Gin Blossoms, 311, Sugar Ray, Live, Harvey Danger, and Smash Mouth.
Watch this space for updates for when these shows are confirmed.