Cardigans, Soul Coughing...

Cardigans: The Swedish pop band is making a second, more extensive tour of the States in support of their latest album, Gran Turismo. Fellow Swedes Kent will join them on the North American dates.

Cardigans Tour Dates:

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

Feb. 5; Providence, R.I., Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Feb. 6; Boston, Mass., Roxy

Feb. 8; Montreal, Quebec, Le Spectrum

Feb. 9; Toronto, Ontario, Guvernment

Feb. 10; London, Ontario, Embassy

Feb. 12; Detroit, Mich., St. Andrew's Hall

Feb. 13; Chicago, Ill., Metro/Smart Bar

Feb. 14; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Feb. 17; Seattle, Wash., King Kat Theatre

Feb. 18; Portland, Ore., La Luna

Feb. 20; San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

Feb. 21; Pomona, Calif., Glass House

Feb. 22; Hollywood, Calif., Palace

Feb. 23; San Diego, Calif., Soma

Soul Coughing: The quirky pop quartet is hitting the road in support of their third album, El Oso.

Soul Coughing Tour Dates:

Feb. 4; Las Vegas, Nev., Hard Rock Hotel - The Joint

Feb. 5; San Diego, Calif., Cox Arena

Feb. 6; West Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium

Feb. 8; Visalia, Calif., Visalia Convention Center

Feb. 9; Sacramento, Calif., Memorial Auditorium

Feb. 12; Pullman, Wash., Beasley Coliseum

Feb. 13; Seattle, Wash., Seattle Center Mercer Arena

Feb. 14; Salem, Ore., Salem Armory

Feb. 16; Boise, Idaho, BSU Pavilion

Feb. 17; Bozeman, Mont., Brick Breeden Fieldhouse

Feb. 19; West Valley, Utah, E Center

Feb. 20; Denver, Colo., Mammoth Events Center

Feb. 22; Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Auditorium

Feb. 23; Fargo, N.D., Civic Memorial Auditorium

Feb. 25; St. Paul, Minn., Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Feb. 26; Milwaukee, Wis., Milwaukee Auditorium

Feb. 27; Chicago, Ill., Aragon Theatre

Mar. 1; Terre Haute, Ind., ISU Hulman Center

Mar. 2; Kalamazoo, Mich., Wings Stadium

Mar. 3; Detroit, Mich., State Theater

Mar. 5; Pittsburgh, Pa., Crane

Mar. 6; Washington, D.C., Bender Arena

Mar. 7; Geneseo, N.Y., SUNY/ Geneseo

Mar. 9; Lewiston, Maine, Central Maine Civic Center

Mar. 10; Lowell, Mass., Tsongas Arena

Mar. 11; Burlington, Vt., Burlington Memorial Auditorium

Mar. 13; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Mar. 14; New York, N.Y., Roseland

Vanilla Ice: The rapper has a comeback LP and a comeback tour. It's on its last leg, so hurry up and go see if it isn't Hard To Swallow.

Vanilla Ice Tour Dates:

Feb. 3, Fargo, N.D.; Playmaker's Pavillion

Feb. 4, Des Moines, Iowa; The Safari

Feb. 5, St. Louis, Mo., The Galaxy

Feb. 6, Lincoln, Neb.; Royal Grove

Feb. 9, San Francisco, Calif., Maritime Hall

Feb. 10, Los Angeles, Calif., House Of Blues

Feb. 11, Santa Ana, Calif.; Galaxy Theatre

Feb. 13, Reno, Nev., Delmar Station

Elliott Smith: Singer/songwriter Smith continues to tour behind his major label release, XO. That soft, ethereal voice of his sounds even better in person!

Elliott Smith Tour Dates:

Feb. 23, Seattle, Wash., Show Box

Feb. 25, Portland, Ore.; La Luna

Feb. 27, Vancouver, B.C.; Starfish Room

March 1-2, San Francisco, Calif., Fillmore

March 3-4, Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

March 5, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Yucatan

March 6, Dallas, Tex., Trees

March 10, Austin, Texas; Liberty Lunch

March 12, Baton Rouge, La.; Varsity Theatre

March 13, New Orleans, La., Dream Palace

March 17, Atlanta, Ga., Variety Playhouse