Quiet Riot, April March ...

Quiet Riot: The king of the hair bands is back! The '80s metalers released their eighth album, Alive and Well, on March 23. As if that wasn't enough, keep an eye out for Super Hits, due May 4.

Quiet Riot Tour Dates:

April 22; Santa Ana, Calif., Galaxy Theatre

April 23; West Hollywood, Calif., Roxy Theatre

April 24; Sacramento, Calif., Boardwalk

April 28; Murrow, N.Y., MT Muggs

April 29; Riviera Beach, Md., Daytona's

May 1; Springfield, Va., Jaxx

June 25; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Grape Harvest Festival

June 26; Highland, Calif., San Manual Casino

July 1; Boalsburg, Pa., Tussey Mountain Amphitheater

July 2; Fort Erie, Ontario; Fort Erie Race Track

July 3; Cleveland, Ohio; Nautica Stage

July 4; Columbus, Ohio; Al Rosa Villa

July 9; East Troy, Wis.; Alpine Valley Music Theater

July 10; Tinley Park, Ill.; New World Music Theatre

July 11; Minneapolis, Minn.; Target Center

July 13; Rapid City, S.D.; Rushmore Plaza

July 16; Salt Lake City, Utah; F. Covey Baseball Stadium

July 17; Brighton, Colo., Adams County Fairgrounds

July 18; Lewistown, Mont., Classic Rock Round-Up

July 23; Bonner Springs, Kan., Sandstone Amphitheatre

July 24; Tyler, Texas; Oil Palace

July 30; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Coastal Federal Stadium

July 31; Beckley, W. Va., Beckley City Festival

Aug. 6; Tampa, Fla., USF Sun Dome

Aug. 8; Fort Myers, Fla., Lee County Sports Complex

Aug. 11; Bristow, Va., Nissan Pavilion

Aug. 12; Pittsburgh, Pa., Three Rivers Stadium

Aug. 13; Charlotte, N.C., Blockbuster Pavilion

Aug. 14; Raleigh, N.C., Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

Aug. 15; Virginia Beach, Va., Virginia Beach Amphitheater

Aug. 19; Birmingham, Ala., Boutwell Auditorium

Aug. 20; Knoxville, Tenn., World's Fair Park

Aug. 21; Little Rock, Ark., Riverfest Amphitheatre

Aug. 22; Maryland Heights, Mo.; Riverport Amphitheatre

Aug. 27; Pueblo, Colo.; Fairgrounds Arena

Aug. 28; Albuquerque, N.M.; Hollywood Casino

Sept. 3; Kelseyville, Calif., Konocti Amphitheatre

Sept. 4; Visalia, Calif., Visalia Convention Center




April March: The French bubblegum-pop chanteuse is playing a few dates in the States in support of her fourth album, Chrominance Decoder. Joining her on most of those dates is electro-pop singer P.J. Olsson and folky trip-pop duo Snakefarm.

April March Tour Dates:

May 9; New York, N.Y., Tonic

May 17; Los Angeles, Calif., The Mint

May 18; San Francisco, Calif., The Justice League

May 21; Berkeley, Calif., Starry Plough

May 22; San Francisco, Calif., Café du Nord

May 24; West Hollywood, Calif., Luna Park




Modern English: This is one of the bands that helped define the '80s pop-rock sound. Check them out on their extensive current U.S. tour.

Modern English Tour Dates:

April 21; Carrboro, N.C., Cat's Cradle

April 22; Atlantic Beach, N.C., Hurricane's

April 23; Charlotte, N.C., Center Cityfest

April 24; Florence, S.C., Shooter's

April 27; Chattanooga, Tenn., Bay

April 28; Memphis, Tenn., Newby's

April 29; Little Rock, Ark., Juanita's

May 1; Dallas, Texas, Club Clearview

May 3; El Paso, Texas, Club 101

May 5; Flagstaff, Ariz., Old Post Office

May 6; Las Vegas, Nev., Club Ra

May 8; Solana Beach, Calif., Belly Up Tavern

May 11; Scottsdale, Ariz., Cajun House

May 13; West Hollywood, Calif., Key Club

May 15; San Francisco, Calif., Mick's

May 19; Boise, Idaho, Neurolux

May 20; Ketchum, Idaho, Whiskey Jacques

May 21; Pocatello, Idaho, Roche Motel

May 22; Salt Lake City, Utah, Liquid Joe's

May 24; Fort Collins, Colo., Aggie Theatre

May 25; Breckenridge, Colo., Alligator Lounge

May 26; Denver, Colo., Soiled Dove

May 28; Lincoln, Neb., Knickerbocker's




Dave Wakeling: One of the founding members of the influential ska band English Beat, and '80s poppers General Public, this singer/guitarist and his band are playing the greater California area (and Seattle) throughout the summer.

Dave Wakeling Tour Dates:

April 23; Marina Del Rey, Calif., Scruffy O'Shea's

April 24; San Diego, Calif., Catamaran Resort Hotel

April 28; Mission Beach, Calif., Plan B

April 29; San Luis Obispo, Calif., Mother's Tavern

April 30; Arcata, Calif., Café Tomo

May 1; Monterey, Calif., Doc's Nightclub

May 7; Newport Beach, Calif., Hogue Barmichael's

May 9; Redondo Beach, Calif., Chiller's

May 12; Mission Beach, Calif., Plan B

May 14; Ventura, Calif., Nicholby's

May 15; Santa Monica, Calif., 14 Below

May 21; Los Angeles, Calif., Baby Rock

May 23; San Diego, Calif., Street Fest

May 28; San Diego, Calif., Catamaran Resort Hotel

May 29; Santa Barbara, Calif., Rocky's

May 30; Irvine, Calif., Sloppy Joe's

June 4; San Francisco, Calif., Hyatt Regency

June 11; Seattle, Wash., Parker's

June 12; Santa Monica, Calif., 14 Below

June 18; Newport Beach, Calif., Hogue Barmichael's

June 19; Monterey, Calif., Monterey Music Festival

June 20; Redondo Beach, Calif., Chiller's

June 25; Ventura, Calif., Nicholby's

June 26; Solana Beach, Calif., Belly Up Tavern

July 10; Santa Monica, Calif., 14 Below

July 11; Redondo Beach, Calif., Chiller's

July 17; Monterey, Calif., Doc's Nightclub

July 31; Marina Del Rey, Calif., Scruffy O'Shea's