Mike Ness, Jonny Lang ...

Mike Ness: The Social Distortion leader is touring in support of his forthcoming

solo album, Cheating at Solitaire (April 13), which features collaborations with

Bruce Springsteen and Brian Setzer.

Mike Ness Tour Dates:

April 24; Bakersfield, Calif., Juarez Hall

April 25; Ventura, Calif., Ventura Theater

April 26-27; San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Coach House

April 29; San Diego, Calif., 4th & B

April 30; Scottsdale, Ariz., Cajun House

May 1; Las Vegas, Nev., House of Blues

May 3-5; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

May 7; San Francisco, Calif., 7th Note

May 8; Vancouver, B.C., Vogue Theater

May 9; Seattle, Wash., King Cat Theater

May 10; Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater




Jonny Lang: The 18-year-old blues-guitar virtuoso is touring through the

summer in support of his latest album, Wander This World, which was released in

October.

Jonny Lang Tour Dates:

April 9; Shreveport, La., Strand Theatre

April 10; Oklahoma City, Okla., Myriad Arena

April 12; Chicago, Ill., United Center

April 13; Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theatre

May 1; Nashville, Tenn., River Festival

May 2; Knoxville, Tenn., Tennessee Theatre

May 4; Cincinnati, Ohio, Aronoff Center

May 7; Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Bowl

May 8; Memphis, Tenn., Beale St. Music Festival

May 16; Annapolis, Md., Sandy Point Park

June 6; Rapid City, S.D., Rushmore Plaza

June 19; Aspen, Colo., Jazz Aspen

August 7; Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre




The Slackers: The soulful ska-jazz band is touring the States for the next two

months in support of its third album, The Question.

The Slackers Tour Dates:

April 9; Boulder, Colo., Round Midnight

April 10; Provo, Utah, Wrapsody and ABG's

April 11; Salt Lake City, Utah, Zephyr Club

April 12; San Francisco, Calif., Café du Nord

April 13; San Francisco, Calif., Club Cocodrie

April 15; San Luis Obispo, Calif., S.L.O. Brewing Co.

April 16; Long Beach, Calif., Rough & Tough

April 17; West Hollywood, Calif., Whisky A Go Go

April 18; San Diego, Calif., Cane's

April 19; Tempe, Ariz., The Green Room

April 20; Flagstaff, Ariz., Monte Vista

April 21; Albuquerque, N.M., Launch Pad

April 22; Austin, Texas, Flamingo's

April 23; College Station, Texas, Crooked Path

April 24; San Antonio, Texas, Wacky's

April 25; New Orleans, La., Maple Leaf

April 28; Montavallo, Ala., Monk's Music

April 29; Little Rock, Ark., Jimmy's Billiards

April 30; St. Louis, Mo., The Firehouse

May 1; Chicago, Ill., Subterranean

May 2; Cleveland, Ohio, Grog Shop

May 14; New London, Conn., El-N-Gee

May 23; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Fu Bar

May 24; Orlando, Fla., Sapphire Club




Pan Sonic: The unorthodox Finnish electronic duo are playing dates around the

States and Canada to promote their third album, A, released Feb. 23. Joining

them on the road is electro-rock trio Trans Am, whose Futureworld was released

March 23.

Pan Sonic Tour Dates:

April 20; Cambridge, Mass., Middle East Club

April 21; Montreal, Quebec, Cabaret Music Hall

April 22; Toronto, Ontario, Lee's Palace

April 23; Detroit, Mich., Magic Stick

April 24; Chicago, Ill., Metro/Smart Bar

April 25; Minneapolis, Minn., 400 Bar

April 28; Seattle, Wash., Breakroom

April 29; Portland, Ore., Berbati's Pan

May 1; San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall

May 2; Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre

May 3; Pomona, Calif., Glass House

May 4; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

May 5; Tempe, Ariz., Boston's Night Club

May 7; Austin, Texas, Emo's

May 8; Dallas, Texas, Trees

May 10; New Orleans, La., Mermaid

May 11; Atlanta, Ga., Echo Lounge

May 12; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

May 13; Washington, D.C., Black Cat

May 14; Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre of Living Arts

May 15; New York, N.Y., Tramps