They Might Be Giants, Hootie & The Blowfish...

They Might Be Giants: And They Probably Still Put On A Pretty Witty,

Fun Show. They're playing a few shows later this summer to warn you about

Severe Tire Damage, their latest.

They Might Be Giants Tour Dates:

Aug. 25; Morgantown, W.Va., Mountain Lair Plaza

Aug. 28; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Sept. 6; Seattle, Wash., Bumbershoot Festival

Sept. 11; West Hollywood, Calif., House of Blues

Hootie & the Blowfish: Like this pop-rock band or not,

you've still gotta give 'em props for doing a club tour to drum up interest

in Musical Chairs.

Hootie & the Blowfish Tour Dates:

Sept. 16; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Sept. 18; West Hollywood, Calif., House of Blues

Sept. 19; San Diego, Calif., Spreckels Theatre

Sept. 21; San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

Oct. 9; Atlanta, Ga., Roxy Theatre

Cracker: Gentleman's Blues is due in stores on Aug. 25 and

this country-flavored alt-rock quartet will be hitting some key markets to

drum up interest in it.

Cracker Tour Dates:

Aug. 19; Boulder, Colo., Fox Theatre

Aug. 25; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Aug. 26; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Aug. 27; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Sept. 7; Seattle, Wash., Bumbershoot Festival

Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters: The jazz-fusion giants are touring in

support of their reunion album, Return of the Headhunters, and are opening up

some dates for the Dave Matthews Band

Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters Tour Dates:

Aug. 8; Noblesville, Ind., Deer Creek Music Center

Aug. 9; Noblesville, Ind., Deer Creek Music Center

Aug. 11; Memphis, Tenn., Pyramid

Aug. 18; Pelham, Ala., Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Aug. 20; Atlanta, Ga., Lakewood Amphitheatre

Aug. 21; Charlotte, N.C., Blockbuster Pavilion

Aug. 22; Bristow, Va., Nissan Pavilion

Aug. 23; Bristow, Va., Nissan Pavilion

Aug. 25; Tampa, Fla., Ice Palace

Aug. 26; West Palm Beach, Fla., Coral Sky Amphitheatre

Sept. 11; San Diego, Calif., San Diego Street Scene

Sept. 12; Santa Ana, Calif., Galaxy Theatre

Sept. 13; Ventura, Calif., Ventura Theatre

Sept. 16; Saratoga, Calif., Villa Montalvo Arts Center

Sept. 19; Seattle, Wash., University of Washington

Sept. 20; Portland, Ore., Crystal Ballroom

Sept. 23; Boulder, Colo., Boulder Theater

Sept. 24; Boulder, Colo., Boulder Theater