Tour De Force: Puff Daddy & The Family, Spacehog...

Puff Daddy & The Family: This edition of the traveling wake for the

Notorious B.I.G. features Puffy, Mase, Lil' Kim, Busta Rhymes and Dru Hill.

Puff Daddy & the Family Tour Dates:

Mar. 8; Miami, Fla., Miami Arena

Mar. 9; Orlando, Fla., Orlando Arena

Mar. 12; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

Mar. 13; Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena

Mar. 15; Philadelphia, Pa., Core States Center

Mar. 16; New Haven, Conn., New Haven Coliseum

Mar. 18; Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena

Mar. 19; Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center

Mar. 20; Chicago, Ill., Rosemont Horizon

Mar. 22; Toronto, Ont., Toronto Skydome

Mar. 24; Boston, Mass., Fleet Center

Spacehog: The alt-rockers are touring the U.S. to build a buzz for

The Chinese Album, which is due in stores on March 10.

Spacehog Tour Dates:

Feb. 17; Philadelphia, Pa., Nick's

Feb. 18; Washington, D.C., Black Cat

Feb. 20; New York, N.Y., Westbeth Theatre

Feb. 21; Boston, Mass., Bill's Bar

Feb. 23; Toronto, Ont., Shanghai

Feb. 26; Pontiac, Mich., 7th House

Feb. 27; Chicago, Ill., Double Door

Feb. 28; Milwaukee, Wis., Shank Hall

Mar. 1; Minneapolis, Minn., 7th Street Entry

Mar. 3; Boulder, Colo., Fox Theatre

Mar. 6; Vancouver, B.C., Starfish Room

Mar. 7; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

Mar. 8; Portland, Ore., Berbati's Pan

Mary Lou Lord: Check out the former street musician as she finally gets her chance to play folk music for someone besides subway commuters.

Mary Lou Lord Tour Dates:

Feb. 14; Vancouver, B.C., Starfish Room

Feb. 18; Providence, R.I., Met Cafe

Feb. 19; New York, N.Y., Westbeth Theatre

Feb. 21; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Feb. 22; Baltimore, Md., Fletcher's

Feb. 23; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

Feb. 26; Columbia, S.C., Library

Feb. 27; Athens, Ga., 40 Watt Club

Feb. 28; Atlanta, Ga., Point

Mar. 1; Birmingham, Ala., Nick

Mar. 3; West Palm Beach, Fla., Spanky's Backstage

Mar. 5; Orlando, Fla., Sapphire Supper Club

Mar. 6; St. Petersburg, Fla., State Theatre

Mar. 7; Philadelphia, Pa., Pontiac Grille

Mar. 9; New Orleans, La., Jimmy's Club

Mar. 10; Houston, Texas, Instant Karma

Mar. 11; Dallas, Texas, Galaxy Club

Mar. 12; Austin, Texas, Liberty Lunch

Mar. 14; Albuquerque, N.M., Launch Pad

Mar. 15; Tempe, Ariz., Nita's Hideaway

Mar. 16; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

Mar. 18; West Hollywood, Calif., Troubadour

Mar. 20; Austin, Texas, Maggie May's

Mar. 21; Santa Barbara, Calif., Coach House

Mar. 23; San Francisco, Calif., Bottom of the Hill

Mar. 24; San Jose, Calif., Agenda

Mar. 26; Portland, Ore., Berbati's Pan

Mar. 27; Bellingham, Wash., Cosmos

Mar. 28; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

Mar. 29; Seattle, Wash., Velvet Elvis

Mar. 31; Missoula, Mont., Copper Commons

Apr. 1; Boise, Idaho, Neurolux

Apr. 3; Salt Lake City, Utah, Holy Cow

Apr. 6; Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater

Let's Go Bowling: If you're looking for true ska -- not

that ska-punk stuff -- you can do no wrong by checking out Let's Go Bowling.

Let's Go Bowling Tour Dates:

Feb. 14; St. Louis, Mo., Galaxy

Feb. 15; Iowa City, Iowa, Gunnerz

Feb. 16; Ames, Iowa, Maintenance Shop

Feb. 19; Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater

Feb. 20; Fort Collins, Colo., Starlight

Feb. 21; Park City, Utah, Cozie's

Mar. 1; Ventura, Calif., Ventura Theatre

Mar. 2; West Hollywood, Calif., House of Blues

Mar. 4; San Francisco, Calif., Slim's

Mar. 5; Santa Cruz, Calif., Palookaville

Mar. 10; Eugene, Ore., W.O.W. Hall

Mar. 11; Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater

Mar. 12; Seattle, Wash., Fenix

Mar. 14; Helena, Mont., Myrna Loy Center

Mar. 17; Teton Village, Wyo., Mangy Moose

Mar. 18; Fort Collins, Colo., Starlight

Mar. 19; Crested Butte, Colo., Face Plant Saloon

Mar. 21; Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater

Mar. 22; Lincoln, Neb., Knickerbocker's

Mar. 26; Madison, Wis., Inferno

Mar. 27; Chicago, Ill., Metro

Mar. 28; Detroit, Mich., Majestic Theatre

Apr. 2; Cambridge, Mass., Middle East Club

Apr. 4; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza