Tour De Force: Blur, Luna, Squirrel Nut Zippers...

Blur: Brit-pop sensations take a trip over the pond this fall to support their self-titled fifth album and their hit tune "Song 2."

Blur tour dates:

Sept. 8; Providence, R.I., Strand Theater

Sept. 9; Sea Bright; N.J., Tradewinds

Sept. 11; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Sept. 13; Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theater

Sept. 15; Montreal, Que., Metropolis

Sept. 16; Toronto, Ont., Varsity Arena

Sept. 17; Kitchener, Ont., Lyric Theater

Sept. 19; Cleveland, Ohio., Nautica Stage

Sept. 22; Winston-Salem, N.C., Ziggy's

Sept. 23; Charlotte, N.C., Tremont Music Hall

Sept. 24; Nashville, Tenn., 328 Performance Hall

Sept. 26; Cincinnati, Ohio, Garage

Sept. 29; Houston, Texas, Numbers

Sept. 30; Austin, Texas, Liberty Lunch

Oct. 1; Dallas, Texas, Bronco Bowl

Oct. 3; San Francisco, Calif., Warfield

Oct. 6; Tempe, Ariz., Electric Ballroom

Oct. 7; Hollywood, Calif., Palladium

Oct. 8; Las Vegas, Nev., Joint

Luna: Last seen opening up for the Velvet Underground, Luna are taking to the road in support of their new album, Pup Tent.

Luna tour dates:

Sept. 3; Athens, Ga., 40 Watt Club

Sept. 4; Atlanta, Ga., Cotton Club

Sept. 5; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

Sept. 6; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Sept. 8; Baltimore Md., Bohager's

Sept. 9; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Sept. 11; New York, N.Y., Supper Club

Sept. 12; Providence, R.I., Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Sept. 13; Boston, Mass., Paradise Rock Club

Sept. 15; Montreal, Que., Cabaret Music Hall

Sept. 16; Toronto Ont., Opera House

Sept. 18; Columbus, Ohio, Little Brother's

Sept. 19; Detroit, Mich., Magic Stick

Sept. 20; Chicago, Ill., Metro

Sept. 21; Champaign, Ill., (to be announced)

Sept. 22; Minneapolis, Minn, First Avenue

Sept. 25; Vancouver, B.C., Starfish Room

Sept. 26; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

Sept. 27; Portland, Ore., La Luna

Squirrel Nut Zippers: Fresh from their slot on the H.O.R.D.E. (Horizions Of Rock Developing Everywhere) tour, the band with that Count Basie swing continue touring on their own in support of their first album, Hot.

Squirrel Nut Zippers tour dates:

Sept. 19; Carrboro, N.C., Music After Sunset

Sept. 21; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Sept. 22; Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre

Sept. 25; Villanova, Pa., Villanova University

Sept. 28; Atlanta, Ga., International Horse Park

Sept. 30; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Oct. 1; Cranston, R.I., Rhodes On The Pawtuxet

Oct. 2; Manchester, N.H., St. Anselm College

David Bowie: Rock legend Bowie is touring smaller venues in this venture across

North America, giving audiences the chance to be up close and personal when they greet

him and songs from his latest release, Hello, Earthling.

David Bowie Tour Dates:

Sept. 6; Vancouver, B.C., Plaza Of Nations

Sept. 7; Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre

Sept. 10; Denver, Colo. Mammoth Events Center

Sept. 12; Universal City, Calif., Universal Ampitheatre

Sept. 13; Universal City, Calif., Universal Ampitheatre

Sept. 15; San Francisco, Calif., Warfield

Sept. 21; Detroit, Mich., State Theatre

Sept. 24; Montreal, Que., Metropolis

Sept. 27; Toronto, Ont., Docks

Sept. 29; Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre

Sept. 30; Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre

Oct. 3; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Oct. 7; Miami, Fla., The Edge

Oct. 10; Atlanta, Ga., International Ballroom

Oct. 12; Washington, D.C., Capitol Ballroom

Oct. 15; New York, N.Y., To Be Announced

Oct. 17; Chicago, Ill., Aragon Ballroom

Oct. 18; St. Paul, Minn., Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Aerosmith: Showing no signs of losing one of their Nine Lives, The

Toxic Twins take their bluesy, ballsy rock on the road for a fall amphitheater tour this

month.

Aerosmith Tour Dates:

Sept. 23; Raleigh, N.C., Walnut Creek Amphitheater

Sept. 25; Charlotte, N.C., Blockbuster Pavilion

Sept. 27; Atlanta, Ga., Lakewood Amphitheatre

Sept. 29; Lafayette, La, Cajundome

Oct. 1; Memphis, Tenn., Pyramid

Oct. 3; Orlando, Fla., Orlando Centroplex

Oct. 5; West Palm Beach, Fla., Coral Sky Amphitheater

Oct. 7; Antioch, Tenn., Starwood Amphitheatre

Oct. 9; Dallas, Texas, Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheater

Oct. 11; Houston, Texas, Summit Arena

Oct. 14; Phoenix, Ariz., Desert Sky Amphitheater

Oct. 16; Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheater

Oct. 18; Devore, Calif, Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion

Oct. 20; Concord, Calif., Concord Pavilion

Oct. 22; Seattle, Wash., Key Arena

Oct. 24; Portland, Ore, Rose Garden Arena

Foo Fighters: Over the next few months when they aren't busy opening up for

Rage Against The Machine and the Rolling Stones, the Foo Fighters

will have a headlining tour of their own to tend to in support of their latest LP The

Colour And The Shape.

Foo Fighters Tour Dates:

Sept. 18; Las Vegas, Nev., Huntridge Theatre

Sept. 19; Irvine, Calif., Irvine Meadows Amphitheater

Sept. 21; Phoenix, Ariz., Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion

Sept. 23; Austin, Texas, Austin Music Hall

Sept. 24; Dallas, Texas; Bronco Bowl

Sept. 26; Huntsville, Ala., Big Spring Jam

Sept. 27; Charlotte, N.C., Carolina Music Festival

Sept. 30; Nashville, Tenn., Memorial Gym

Oct. 1; Raleigh, N.C., Ritz

The Mr. T Experience: Northern California's East Bay-based

power-pop veterans will be touring in support of their latest collection

of songs about girls, Revenge Is Sweet And So Are You.

The Mr. T Experience Tour Dates:

Sept. 11; West Hollywood, Calif., Troubadour

Sept. 12; Corona, Calif., Showcase Theater

Sept. 13; San Diego, Calif., Soma

Sept. 14; Mesa, Ariz., Hollywood Alley

Sept. 16; Austin, Texas, Emo's

Sept. 17; Denton, Texas, The Argo

Sept. 18; Houston, Texas; Fitzgerald's

Sept. 19; New Orleans, La., Jimmy's Club

Sept. 20; Tallahassee, Fla., Florida St. University Club Downunder

Sept. 21; Fort Lauderdale, Fla., House Of Rock

Sept. 22; Melbourne, Fla., Phat Catz

Sept. 23; St. Petersburg, Fla., State Theatre

Sept. 24; Jacksonville, Fla., Moto-Lounge

Sept. 25; Atlanta, Ga., The Point

Sept. 26; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

Sept. 28; New York, N.Y., Coney Island High

Sept. 29; Cleveland, Pa., The Rock

Sept. 30; Philadelphia, Pa., Pontiac Grille

Oct. 1; Cambridge, Mass., Middle East Club

Oct. 2; Providence, R.I., Met Cafe

Oct. 3; Montreal, Que., Underworld

Oct. 4; Ottawa, Ont., Dominion Tavern

Oct. 5; Toronto, Ont., Rivoli Theatre

Oct. 6; London, Ont., Call The Office

Oct. 8; Tunkhannock, Pa., Rainforest Cafe

Oct. 9; Cleveland, Ohio, Euclid Tavern

Oct. 10; Detroit, Mich., The Shelter

Oct. 11; Green Bay, Wis., Concert Cafe

Oct. 12; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Oct. 14; Chicago, Ill., Metro

Oct. 15; St. Louis, Mo., Hi-Pointe

Oct. 16; Lawrence, Kan., (to be announced)

Oct. 17; Denver, Colo., (to be announced)

Oct. 18; Salt Lake City, Utah, (to be announced)

Oct. 19; Boise, Idaho, Neurolux

Oct. 21; Victoria, BC, (to be announced)

Oct. 22; Vancouver, BC, (to be announced)

Oct. 23; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

Oct. 24; Portland, Ore., (to be announced)

Oct. 25; San Francisco, Calif., (to be announced)

Sneaker Pimps: The popular trip-hop trio are touring this fall

with electronica star Aphex Twin in support of their new LP

Becoming X and its hit song "6 Underground."

Sneaker Pimps Tour Dates:

Sept. 3; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Sept. 5; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Sept. 6; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Sept. 7; Boston, Mass., Avalon

Sept 12; Detroit, Mich., St. Andrew's

Sept. 13; Chicago, Ill., Riviera

Sept. 14; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Sept. 17; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

Sept. 19; Las Vegas, Nev., Hard Rock

Sept. 20; Running Spring, Calif., Snow Valley Resort

Sept. 23; Seattle, Wash., DV8

Sept. 24; Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater

Sept. 25; Vancouver, B.C., Rage

Sept. 27; Alameda, Calif., Alameda Naval Base

Paul Weller: Touring for the first time since 1994, the former

front man of pop punkers the Jam and moody new wavers the

Style Council is playing theaters in support of his fourth solo

album, Heavy Soul.

Paul Weller Tour Dates:

Sept. 25; Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre

Sept. 26; Boston, Mass., Avalon

Sept. 27; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Sept. 30; Toronto, Ont., Concert Hall

Oct. 1; Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre

Oct. 3; Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre

Oct. 4; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Oct. 6; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

Oct. 9; San Francisco, Calif., Warfield Theatre

Oct. 10; Los Angeles, Calif., Hollywood Palladium

Pavement : The pioneering lo-fi alt-rockers rockers are leaving

the confines of Stockton, Calif. and heading east in support of their

critically acclaimed album Brighten The Corners.

Pavement Tour Dates

Sept. 23; Tempe, Ariz., Gibson's

Sept. 24; Tucson, Ariz., Club Congress

Sept. 25; Omaha, Neb., Ranch Bowl

Sept. 27; Omaha, Neb., Ranch Bowl

Oct. 4; Buffalo, N.Y., Ogden St. Music Hall

Oct. 6, Burlington, Vt., Club Toast

Oct. 7; Providence, R.I., Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Oct. 8; Princeton, N.J., Campus Club

Oct. 10; Winston-Salem, N.C., Ziggy's

Oct. 11, Athens, Ga., 40 Watt Club

Oct. 12; Birmingham, Ala., Five Points Music Hall