Fantastic Plastic Machine, Crash Test Dummies ...

Fantastic Plastic Machine: The electronic lounge-pop outfit --

the brainchild of DJ/producer Tomoyuki Tanaka -- is playing a few dates

in May to support its second album, Luxury.

Fantastic Plastic Machine Tour Dates:

May 9; San Francisco, Calif., Club Cocodrie

May 10; Seattle, Wash., Aro Space

May 11; Portland, Ore., Ohm

May 12; Los Angeles, Calif., Atlas Supper Club

May 14; Washington, D.C., Capitol Ballroom

May 15; Philadelphia, Pa., Silk City

May 16; Baltimore, Md., Spot

May 17; New York, N.Y., to be announced

May 18; Toronto, Ontario, Lee's Palace




Crash Test Dummies: The Canadian pop jokers are on the road

through May promoting their fourth album, Give Yourself a Hand.

Crash Test Dummies Tour Dates:

May 5; Chicago, Ill., House of Blues

May 6; Madison, Wis., Barrymore Theatre

May 8; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg Arena

May 10; Sudbury, Ontario, Sudbury Arena

May 11; Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre

May 14; Ottawa, Ontario, Corel Centre

May 15; Montreal, Quebec, Molson Centre

May 17; Saint John, Neb., Harbour Station

May 18; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax Metro Centre

May 20; Boston, Mass., Paradise Rock Club

May 21; Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre of Living Arts

May 22; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

May 26; New York, N.Y., Bowery Ballroom

May 29; Bearsville, N.Y., Bearsville Theater

May 30; Winooski, Vt., Higher Ground




Cibo Matto: The fun-and-food-loving trip-pop-rock duo is playing

a few dates through June in support of their forthcoming second album,

Stereotype A. They should add a nice, happy spin to this year's

Lilith Fair.

Cibo Matto Tour Dates:

May 6; Austin, Tex., University of Texas

May 16; Richmond, Va., Mayo Island

June 8-9; New York, N.Y., Bowery Ballroom

June 15; San Diego, Calif., Brick by Brick

June 16; Hollywood, Calif., Palace

June 18-19; San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall

June 21; Portland, Ore., Womb

June 22; Seattle, Wash., Crocodile Café

June 23; Seattle, Wash., RKCNDY

July 14; Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre (Lilith Fair)

July 16; Chula Vista, Calif., Coors Amphitheatre (Lilith Fair)

July 17; Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl (Lilith Fair)

July 18; Phoenix, Ariz., Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion (Lilith Fair)




Wesley Willis: The eccentric singer/songwriter is playing a few

dates in support of his latest release, Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

(April 20), which features such classics as "The Vultures Ate My Dead

Ass Up" and his cover of Duran Duran's "Girls on Film." His last album, 1996's Rock N Roll Will

Never Die, features songs about 20 of his favorite artists, including

Pink Floyd, Morbid Angel, and Hootie and the Blowfish.

Wesley Willis Tour Dates:

May 5; Las Vegas, Nev., TBA

May 6; Long Beach, Calif., Java Lanes

May 8; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

May 9; Phoenix, Ariz., TBA

May 10; Albuquerque, N.M., TBA

May 11; Denver, Colo., Aztlan Theatre