Tour De Force: Mekons, Modern English...

Modern English: The '80s revival continues as this pop-rock

band tours the intimate venues you always wanted to see them in.

Modern English Tour Dates:

June 22; Hampton, Va., Mill Point Park

June 23; Charlotte, N.C., Baha

June 24; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

June 26; Murrells Inlet, S.C., Sandpiper's

June 27; Charleston, S.C., Cumberland's

June 29; Cleveland, Ohio, Grog Stop

June 30; Liverpool, N.Y., Hooligan's

June 31; Nantucket, Mass., Muse

Aug. 3; Woodstock, N.Y., Joyus Lake

Mekons: You never know what you're going to get with these

eccentric rockers, but they always put out. This time around, in support

of Me.

Mekons Tour Dates:

June 25; Cambridge, Mass., Middle East Club

June 25; New York, N.Y., Bowery Ballroom

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

June 29; Atlanta, Ga., Point

July 1; Pittsburgh, Pa., Rosebud

July 2; Columbus, Ohio, Little Brother's

July 3; Cincinnati, Ohio, Top Cat

July 4; Chicago, Ill., Metro

July 8; Madison, Wis., O'Cayz Corral

July 9; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

July 10; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Cafe

July 11; Portland, Ore., Satyricon

July 13; San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall

July 14; Silver Lake, Calif., Spaceland