Reel Big Fish, Patti Smith...

Reel Big Fish: This fall, why don't you go see this California

ska-rock band and learn Why Do They Rock So Hard?

Reel Big Fish Tour Dates:

Nov. 5; Scranton, Pa., Tink's

Nov. 6; Portland, Maine, Stone Coast Brewing Co.

Nov. 7; Utica, N.Y., Rain Forest Preserve

Nov. 8; Hartford, Conn., Webster Theatre

Nov. 9; Montreal, Que., Le Spectrum

Nov. 11; Toronto, Ont., Opera House

Nov. 12; Kitchner, Ont., Metropolis

Nov. 13; London, Ont., Embassy

Nov. 14; Cortland, N.Y., SUNY/Cortland

Nov. 16; Winnipeg, Man., West End Cultural Centre

Nov. 17; Saskatoon, Sk., University of Saskatewan

Nov. 18; Edmonton, Alb., Rebar

Nov. 19; Calgary, Alb., University of Calgary

Nov. 22; Vancouver, B.C. Starfish Room

Patti Smith: There are seven more chances to see punk-legend Patti

Smith as she tours in support of her latest release, Peace and

Noise. So get out there and see her!

Patti Smith Tour Dates:

Nov. 13; Asbury Park, N.J., Fast Lane

Nov. 14; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

Nov. 15; Hartford, Conn., Webster Theater

Nov. 18; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Nov. 20-21; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Nov. 22; Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theater

Culture Club: You loved them in the '80s, now here's your chance to see this British new-wave pop band in the '90s. Boy George and company are touring the U.S. behind their newest release, VH1 Storytellers Greatest Moments.

Culture Club Tour Dates:

Dec. 31; New York City, N.Y., Radio City Music Hall

Jan. 1; Atlantic City, N.J., Sands Hotel & Casino

Jan. 2; Sunrise, Fla., Sunrise Musical Theatre

Jan. 7; Universal City, Calif., Universal Amphitheatre

Jan. 8; San Francisco, Calif., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The Queers: This hardcore-punk band is coming to a town near you to promote its 10th LP, Punk Rock Confidential.

The Queers Tour Dates:

Nov. 6; Green Bay, Wis., Concert Cafe

Nov. 7; Iowa City, Iowa, Gabe's Oasis

Nov. 8; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Nov. 9; Lincoln, Neb., Knickerbocker's

Nov. 10; Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater

Nov. 11; Salt Lake City, Utah, DV8

Nov. 13; Seattle, Wash., RKCNDY

Nov. 14; Eugene, Ore., W.O.W. Hall

Nov. 15; Portland, Ore., La Luna

Nov. 19; Corona, Calif., Showcase Theater

Nov. 20; West Hollywood, Calif., Troubadour

Nov. 21; Tempe, Ariz., Heat

Nov. 22; Albuquerque, N.M., Launch Pad

Nov. 24; Oklahoma City, Okla., Hole

Nov. 25; Dallas, Texas, Galaxy Club

Nov. 26; Austin, Texas, Emo's

Nov. 27; Houston, Texas, Fitzgerald's

Nov. 28; Pensacola, Fla., Sluggo's

Nov. 29; St. Petersburg, Fla., State Theatre

Nov. 30; Orlando, Fla., Sapphire Supper Club

Dec. 1; Miami Beach, Fla., Salvation

Dec. 2; Gainesville, Fla., Hardback Cafe

Dec. 4; Atlanta, Ga., Masquerade

Dec. 5; Cincinnati, Ohio, Bogart's

Dec. 6; Cleveland, Ohio, Agora Theatre

Dec. 7; Buffalo, N.Y., Showplace

Dec. 8; Pittsburgh, Pa., Club Laga

Dec. 10; Hoboken, N.J., Maxwell's

Dec. 12; Providence, R.I., Met Café

Fugazi: These '80s punk-legends are still going strong. Go give them some

respect as they tour in support of their sixth album, End Hits.

Fugazi Tour Dates:

Nov. 13; Milwaukee, Wis., Rave

Nov. 14; Eau Claire, Wis., University of Wisconsin

Nov. 15; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Nov. 16; Des Moines, Iowa, Safari

Nov. 17; Omaha, Neb., Sokol Auditorium

Nov. 18; Kansas City, Mo., Gee Coffee

Nov. 19; Oklahoma City, Okla., Will Rogers Theatre

Nov. 20; Dallas, Texas, To Be Announced

Nov. 21; Houston, Texas, To Be Announced

Nov. 22; Austin, Texas, Liberty Lunch

Nov. 24; Little Rock, Ark., To Be Announced

Nov. 25; Memphis, Tenn., New Daisy Theatre

Nov. 26; St. Louis, Mo., The Other World

Nov. 27; Louisville, Ky., Highland Hall

Nov. 28; Charleston, W.Va., Common Grounds

Nov. 29; Morgantown, W.Va., 123 Pleasant

Dec. 3; Washington, D.C., To Be Announced

Dec. 4; Fairfax, Va., George Mason University