Tour De Force: The Artist, Jimmy Eat World...

The Artist: Continuing his "Jam of the Year" tour in support of Emancipation, the Artist throws a party that changes every night and finds him popping up in the most unlikely of small clubs for after-hours jams.

The Artist Tour Dates:

Dec. 8; Fargo, N.D., Fargo Dome

Dec. 10; Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center

Dec. 11; Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center

Dec. 13; Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Five Seasons Center

Dec. 14; Omaha, Neb., Civic Auditorium

Dec. 16; Milwaukee, Wis., Mecca Arena

Dec. 17; Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena

Dec. 18; Peoria, Ill., Civic Center

Dec. 28; Baton Rouge, La., Riverside Centroplex

Dec. 30; Dallas, Texas, Reunion Arena

Dec. 31; Houston, Texas, The Summit

Jan. 2; Little Rock, Ark., Barton Coliseum

Jan. 4; Kansas City, Mo., Kemper Arena

Jan. 6; Wichita, Kan., Kansas Coliseum

Jan. 8; Evansville, Ind., Roberts Stadium

Jimmy Eat World: The buzz is thick and deep for this Phoenix, Ariz.-based alt-rock band, currently touring in support of Static Prevails.

Jimmy Eat World Tour Dates:

Nov. 29; St. Louis, Mo., Paradise

Dec. 4; New York, N.Y., Coney Island High

Dec. 6; Worcester, Mass., Space

Dec. 7; Cambridge, Mass., Middle East Club

Dec. 8; Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University

Dec. 9; Cleveland, Ohio, Euclid Tavern

NYC Ska Mob Tour: This traveling buffet of up-and-coming ska acts from the Big Apple features Skinnerbox, the Slackers and the Stubborn All-Stars.

NYC Ska Mob Tour Dates:

Nov. 26; Pittsburgh, Pa., Club Laga

Nov. 28; Philadelphia, Pa., Unitarian Church

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

Nov. 30; Detroit, Mich., Alvin's

Dec. 1; Indianapolis, Ind., Emerson Theatre

Dec. 2; Chicago, Ill., Fireside Bowl

Dec. 3; St. Louis, Mo., Galaxy

Dec. 4; Cape Girardeau, Mo., SE Missouri State University

Dec. 5; Lawrence, Kan., Bottleneck

Dec. 6; Fort Smith, Ark., Rabi's

Dec. 7; Dallas, Texas, Orbit Room

Dec. 8; Austin, Texas, Emo's

Dec. 9; San Antonio, Texas, White Rabbit

Dec. 10; New Orleans, La., Maple Leaf

Dec. 11; Houma, La., Main Street Music Hall

Dec. 12; Jacksonville, Fla., Milk Bar

Dec. 13; Tallahassee, Fla., Cow Haus

Dec. 14; Ybor City, Fla., Ritz Theatre

Dec. 15; Orlando, Fla., Sapphire Supper Club

Dec. 17; Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Squeeze

Dec. 18; Daytona Beach, Fla., Oasis

Dec. 19; Atlanta, Ga., Masquerade

Dec. 20; Spartanburg, S.C., Ground Zero

Dec. 21; Baltimore, Md., Eight By Ten Club

Imani Coppola: The pop sensation is touring small clubs in support of Chupacabra, singing such hook-filled tunes as her first single, "Legend of a Cowgirl."

Imani Coppola Tour Dates:

Dec. 2; San Francisco, Calif., Bottom Of The Hill

Dec. 3; West Hollywood, Calif., Viper Room

Dec. 4; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

Dec. 10; New York, N.Y., Mercury Lounge

Dec. 11; Boston, Mass., Bill's Bar

George Clinton & The P-Funk Allstars: It's time to give up the funk as the mothership continues its never-ending tour of the planet Earth!

George Clinton & The P-Funk Allstars Tour Dates:

Dec. 9; Tucson, Ariz., Gotham

Dec. 10; Hollywood, Calif., Palladium

Dec. 11; San Jose, Calif., Club 47

Dec. 12; San Francisco, Calif., Maritime Hall

Dec. 13; San Francisco, Calif., Maritime Hall

Dec. 16; Portland, Ore., La Luna

Dec. 19; Seattle, Wash., Fenix

Dec. 20; Seattle, Wash., Fenix

Dave Davies Kink Kronikles: Part concert, part history lesson, the former Kinks guitarist plays all their greatest hits and shows the many ways a distorted amp can move the crowd.

Dave Davies Kink Kronikles Tour Dates:

Nov. 26; New York, N.Y., Bottom Line

Nov. 28; Philadelphia, Pa., North Star Bar

Nov. 29; New York, N.Y., Bottom Line

Dec. 1; Providence, R.I., Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Dec. 2; New Haven, Conn., Toad's Place

Dec. 3; Reading, Pa., Toad's Place

Dec. 4; Wantagh, N.Y., Long Island Brewing Company

Dec. 5; Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Chance

Dec. 6; So. Amboy, N.J., Club Bene

KMFDM: The pioneering industrial collective continues its bone rattling tour with fellow Wax Trax! act Pig in support of their unpronounceable release from earlier this year, whose title is made up only of symbols.

KMFDM Tour Dates:

Nov. 26; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Nov. 28; Norfolk, Va., The Boathouse

Nov. 29; Atlanta, Ga., Masquerade

Nov. 30; Orlando, Fla., Embassy Club

Dec. 1; Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Chili Pepper

Dec. 2; Tampa, Fla., Masquerade

Dec. 4; New Orleans, La., Howlin Wolf

Dec. 5; Austin, Texas, Liberty Lunch

Dec. 6; Tulsa, Okla., Cain's Ballroom

Dec. 8; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

Dec. 9; Megna, Utah, SaltAir Pavilion

Dec. 11; Palo Alto, Calif., The Edge

Dec. 12; Santa Ana, Calif., Galaxy

Dec. 13; Las Vegas, Nev., Huntridge Theatre

Dec. 14; Los Angeles, Calif., Palladium

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:

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