Tour De Force: Bob Dylan, Amazing Royal Crowns...

Bob Dylan: Continuing this year's trend of big acts in small venues, the '60s folk-rock legend will be up close and personal with old favorites and tunes from his critically acclaimed Time Out Of Mind.

Bob Dylan Tour Dates:

Dec. 1; Atlanta, Ga., Roxy Theatre

Dec. 2; Atlanta, Ga., Roxy Theatre

Dec. 4; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

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

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

Dec. 9; Boston, Mass., Avalon

Dec. 10; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Dec. 11; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Dec. 13; Chicago, Ill., Metro

Dec. 14; Chicago, Ill., Metro

Dec. 16; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Dec. 17; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Dec. 18; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Dec. 19; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Dec. 20; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

Jan. 16; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

Jan. 17; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

Jan. 18; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

Jan. 20; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

Jan. 21; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

The Amazing Royal Crowns: The rockabilly band with the punk-rock attitude is touring the eastern U.S. in support of its self-titled debut.

The Amazing Royal Crowns Tour Dates:

Nov. 20; Cambridge, Mass., Greek American Theatre

Nov. 21; Providence, R.I., Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Nov. 22; New York, N.Y., Roxy

Dec. 4; Athens, Ga., 40 Watt Club

Dec. 5; Gainesville, Fla., Brick City Music Hall

Dec. 6; Jacksonville, Fla., Milk Bar

Dec. 7; Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chili Pepper

Dec. 8; Orlando, Fla., Embassy

Dec. 10; St. Petersburg, Fla., State Theatre

Dec. 11; Tallahassee, Fla., Floyd's Music Store

Dec. 12; New Orleans, La., Jimmy's Club

Dec. 13; Houston, Texas, Fitzgerald's

Dec. 14; Austin, Texas, Emo's

Dec. 16; Dallas, Texas, Galaxy Club

Dec. 17; Memphis, Tenn., Barrister's

Dec. 18; Nashville, Tenn., 328 Performance Hall

Dec. 19; Cincinnati, Ohio, Bogart's

Dec. 31; Worcester, Mass., Centrum

The Sundays: Recently reunited with their original drummer, the sweet-natured brit-poppers will offer you an evening completely devoid of Static & Silence.

The Sundays Tour Dates:

Nov. 19; Los Angeles, Calif., Mayan Theatre

Nov. 20; San Diego, Calif., Cane's

Nov. 22; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

Nov. 24; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Nov. 25; Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre

Nov. 26; Detroit, Mich., Clutch Cargo

Nov. 28; Toronto, Ont., Guvernment

Nov. 29; Boston, Mass., Avalon

Dec. 1; New York, N.Y., Supper Club

Dec. 2; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Dec. 3; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Dec. 5; Atlanta, Ga., Variety Playhouse

Andy Summers: The former Police guitarist is embarking on a tour of U.S. clubs in support of his latest offering, The Last Dance Of Mr. X.

Andy Summers Tour Dates:

Nov. 19; Somerville, Mass., Johnny D's

Nov. 20; Burlington, Vt., Club Toast

Nov. 21; Schenectady, N.Y., Van Dyck Restaurant

Nov. 23; Piermont, N.Y., Turning Point

Nov. 24; Washington, D.C., Metro Cafe'

Nov. 25; Northampton, Mass., Iron Horse Music

Nov. 28; Pittsburgh, Pa., Graffiti Showcase

Nov. 29; Cleveland, Ohio., Peabody's Down Under

Nov. 30; Chicago, Ill., Martyrs'

Dec. 1; Nashville, Tenn., Caffee Milano

Dec. 9; Vancouver, B.C., Richard's On Richards

Dec. 10; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

Dec. 11; Eugene, Ore., W.O.W. Hall

Dec. 15; San Francisco, Calif., Justice League

Dec. 16; San Jose, Calif., Agenda

Portishead: The trip-hop innovators will be touring big cities in the U.S.

in support of this year's self-titled collection of odd samples and heartfelt

crooning.

Portishead Tour Dates:

Dec. 3; Atlanta, Ga., Roxy Theatre

Dec. 5; New York, N.Y., Hammerstein Ballroom

Dec. 7; Toronto, Ont., Warehouse

Dec. 9; Detroit, Mich., State Theatre

Dec. 10; Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theatre

Dec. 13; Vancouver, B.C., Rage

Dec. 14; Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre

Dec. 16; San Francisco, Calif., Warfield

Dec. 18; Hollywood, Calif., Palladium