Sonic Youth, George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars...

Sonic Youth: Are you ready to rock? Are you ready for feedback? If

you plan on checking out SY's tour in support of A Thousand Leaves,

you'd better be.

Sonic Youth Tour Dates:

Apr. 18; Providence, R.I., Brown University

May 7; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

May 9; Rochester, N.Y., Institute of Technology

May 10; Montreal, Que., Metropolis

May 11; Toronto, Ont., Warehouse

May 12; Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall

May 13; Cincinnati, Ohio, Bogart's

May 14; Detroit, Mich., State Theatre

May 16; Highland Park, Ill., Ravinia Festival

May 17; St. Paul, Minn., O'Shaughnessy Auditorium

May 19; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

May 21; Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater

May 22; Seattle, Wash., Moore Theater

May 23; Seattle, Wash., Moore Theater

May 25; San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

May 26; San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

May 27; San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

May 28; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

May 29; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

May 30; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Jun. 3; Atlanta, Ga., Roxy Theatre

Jun. 4; Raleigh, N.C., Ritz

Jun. 6; Boston, Mass., To Be Announced

Jun. 8; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Jun. 9; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Jun. 10; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars: If you're a music fan, you

owe it to yourself to see the master of the funk at least once, if not

multiple times.

George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars Tour Dates:

Apr. 10; Dallas, Texas, Bronco Bowl

Apr. 11; Austin, Texas, Stubb's

Apr. 14; Tampa, Fla., Frankie's Patio

Apr. 15; Orlando, Fla., Club at Firestone

Apr. 17; Asheville, N.C., Asheville Civic Center

Apr. 18; Wilmington, N.C., Univ. of North Carolina

Apr. 19; Raleigh, N.C., Trinity Farms

Apr. 20; State College, Pa., Penn. State University

Apr. 23; Bristol, R.I., Roger Williams College

Apr. 25; Easton, Mass., Stonehill College

Apr. 27; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Apr. 30; Hempstead, N.Y., Hofstra University

May 1; New Haven, Conn., So. Connecticut Univ.

May 2; Buffalo, N.Y., SUNY/Buffalo

May 3; Boston, Mass., Roxy

Ben Folds Five: The piano-rock trio continues its tour in support

of Whatever and Ever Amen, spending its spring playing festival

shows.

Ben Folds Five Tour Dates:

Apr. 26; Charlotte, N.C., Central Cityfest

Apr. 29; Durham, N.C., Duke University

May 1; Knoxville, Tenn., World's Fair Park

May 2; Nashville, Tenn., River Festival

May 3; Memphis, Tenn., Beale St. Music Festival

May 4; Auburn, Ala., Bibb-Graves Hall

May 5; New Orleans, La., House of Blues

May 8; Las Vegas, Nev., Joint

May 9; Hollywood, Calif., Palladium

May 10; San Jose, Calif., San Jose St. University

May 11; San Diego, Calif., 4th & B

Jun. 5; Foxboro, Mass., Foxboro Stadium

Jun. 7; East Rutherford, N.J., Giants Stadium

God Lives Underwater: Hailed by many as the next wave of

psychedelia, this electronic pop outfit will spend most of its spring

tour playing radio festival shows.

God Lives Underwater Tour Dates:

Apr. 9; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Apr. 10; Norwalk, Conn., Globe Theatre

Apr. 11; Old Bridge, N.J., Birch Hill

Apr. 21; Santa Ana, Calif., Galaxy Theatre

Apr. 22; San Jose, Calif., Cactus Club

Apr. 24; Seattle, Wash., RKCNDY

Apr. 25; Mt. Hood, Ore., Mt. Hood Meadows

Apr. 28; San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall

Apr. 29; West Hollywood, Calif., Roxy

May 2; Atlanta, Ga., Music Midtown Festival

May 3; Nashville, Tenn., To Be Announced

May 8; Wichita, Kan., Kansas Colliseum

May 9; Tulsa, Okla., Edge of Summer Bush

May 10; Oklahoma City, Okla., Frontier City

May 16; Washington, D.C., RFK Stadium

May 17; Arlington, Texas, Arlington Ballpark

May 19; New Orleans, La., House of Blues

May 22; Milwaukee, Wis., To Be Announced

May 24; St. Louis, Mo., Point Fest

May 25; Pittsburgh, Pa., To Be Announced

May 26; Cleveland, Ohio., Agora Theatre

May 29; Philadelphia, Pa., To Be Announced

May 31; Boston, Mass., River Rave