Garbage, Less Than Jake

Garbage: The electronic-pop band will be in the U.S. through the end of December in support of its latest release, Version 2.0. Go check them out before they head over to Europe next year.

Garbage Tour Dates:

Dec. 4; Philadelphia, Pa., Y100 FEASTival

Dec. 5; Washington, D.C., WHFS Radio Show

Dec. 6; Pittsburgh, Pa., WXDX Festival

Dec. 8; Portland, Ore., KNRK Radio Show

Dec. 9; Seattle, Wash., KNDD Radio Show

Dec. 10; San Jose, Calif., Event Center Arena

Dec. 12; Los Angeles, Calif., Shrine Auditorium

Dec. 15; Mexico City, Mexico, Teatro Metropolitan

Dec. 18; Rosemont, Ill., Rosemont Horizon

Dec. 19; Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center

Dec. 20; Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena

Less Than Jake: The ska-rockers have a new album, Hello Rockview, and are taking to the road to make sure you hear it.

Less Than Jake Tour Dates:

Dec. 4; Indiana, Pa., Indiana University

Dec. 10; San Francisco, Calif., Warfield

Dec. 13; Sacramento, Calif., ARCO Civic Arena

Dec. 14; Las Vegas, Nev., Joint

Dec. 17; St. Louis, Mo., Mississippi Nights

Dec. 18; Cleveland, Ohio, Agora Theatre

Jan. 23; Honolulu, Hawaii, Kualoa Ranch

Golden Smog: This all-star, alt-country collective, with guitarist/singer Jeff Tweedy from Wilco, drummer Jody Stephens from Big Star and guitarist Dan Murphy from Soul Asylum, is out this winter in support of its second release, Weird Tales.

Golden Smog Tour Dates:

Dec. 4; Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre Of Living Arts

Dec. 5; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Dec. 7; Northampton, Mass., Pearl Street

Dec. 8; Boston, Mass., Paradise Rock Club

Dec. 9; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Dec. 11; Chicago, Ill., Metro/Smart Bar

Dec. 12; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Vanilla Ice: The rapper has a comeback LP and a comeback tour. Go see if it isn't Hard To Swallow.

Vanilla Ice Tour Dates:

Dec. 9; Tucson, Ariz., Outback

Dec. 10; Mesa, Ariz., Nile Theatre

Dec. 14; Las Vegas, Nev., Joint

Dec. 16; Kansas City, Kan., Memorial Hall

Dec. 17; Springfield, Mo., Juke Joint

Dec. 18; Wichita, Kan., Cotillion

Dec. 19; Dallas, Texas, Spy