Lo Fidelity Allstars, R.L. Burnside ...

Lo-Fidelity Allstars: The critically acclaimed British big-beat sextet is touring the States through June promoting its debut, How to Operate with a Blown Mind. The Allstars are joined on most of these dates by the Q-Burns Abstract Message Live Experiment.

May 14; Birmingham, Ala., Five Points Music Hall

May 15; New Orleans, La., House of Blues

May 17; Orlando, Fla., Icon

May 18; West Palm Beach, Fla., Respectable Street Cafe

May 19; Tampa, Fla., The Rubb

May 20; Jacksonville, Fla., Milk Bar

May 21; Tallahassee, Fla., Floyd's Music Store

May 22; Columbia, S.C., Elbow Room

May 24; Atlanta, Ga., Cotton Club

May 26; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

May 27; Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero

May 28; Washington D.C., 9:30 Club

May 30; Baltimore, Md., Fletcher's

June 1; Syracuse, N.Y., Styleen's Rhythm Palace

June 3; Cleveland, Ohio, Odeon

June 4; Pittsburgh, Pa., Club Laga

June 5; Detroit, Mich., Shelter at St. Andrews Hall

June 7; Cincinnati, Ohio, Bogart's

June 9; Minneapolis, Minn., Quest Club

June 18; San Francisco, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre

June 19; Irvine, Calif., Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

R.L. Burnside: The Mississippi bluesman is touring through the fall in support of his own special blend of hip-hop and drum & bass-infused blues, showcased nicely on his sixth album, Come on In.

R.L. Burnside Tour Dates:

May 14; New York, N.Y., Cooler

May 15; Annapolis, Md., Blues Festival

May 18; Atlanta, Ga., Smith Olde Bar

May 19; Athens, Ga., Georgia Theatre

May 20; Birmingham, Ala., Nick

May 21; Jackson, Miss., George Street Grocery

May 22; New Orleans, La., Tipitina's Uptown

May 30; McCook Lake, S.D., Cornstalk Festival

June 12; Anchorage, Alaska, Anchorage Blues Festival

June 18-19; Phoenix, Ariz., Rhythm Room

June 24; Nashville, Tenn., Dancing in the District

June 28; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

July 1; Vancouver, British Columbia, Yale Hotel Pub

July 2; Portland, Ore., Waterfront Festival

July 3; Seattle, Wash., Road Rash '99

July 16; Denver, Colo., LoDo Festival

July 17; Pittsburgh, Pa., I.C. Light Amphitheatre

Aug. 13; Chattanooga, Tenn., Miller Plaza

Oct. 14; Cincinnati, Ohio, Tall Stacks

Oct. 16; Columbia, S.C., Blues Festival

Nov, 20; Lebanon, N.H., Lebanon Opera House

Dec. 31-Jan. 1; Phoenix, Ariz., Rhythm Room

Jonathan Richman: The quirky singer/songwriter, who gained exposure as the wandering minstrel in "There's Something About Mary," is touring through May in support of his tenth album, I'm So Confused.

Jonathan Richman Tour Dates:

May 14; Austin, Texas, Liberty Lunch

May 15; Austin, Texas, Stubb's Barbecue

May 18; Tucson, Ariz., Club Congress

May 19; San Diego, Calif., Casbah

May 20-21; Santa Monica, Calif., 14 Below

May 22-23; Anaheim, Calif., Linda's Doll Hut

May 25-26; Berkeley, Calif., Starry Plough

May 28; Portland, Ore., Berbati's Pan

May 29; Seattle, Wash., King Cat Theatre

Shania Twain: The country-pop diva continues to tour behind her second album, Come on Over, featuring the Grammy-winning single, "You're Still the One."

Shania Twain Tour Dates:

May 14; Bonner Springs, Kan., Sandstone Amphitheatre

May 15; Maryland Heights, Mo., Riverport Amphitheatre

May 17; Noblesville, Ind., Deer Creek Music Center

May 18; Burgettstown, Pa., Star Lake Amphitheatre

May 20; Chicago, Ill., United Center

May 21; Columbus, Ohio, Polaris Amphitheater

May 22; Auburn Hills, Mich., Palace of Auburn Hills

May 24; Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center

May 26; Milwaukee, Wis., Marcus Amphitheatre

May 28; Bristow, Va., Nissan Pavilion

May 29; Philadelphia, Pa., First Union Center

May 30; Hershey, Pa., Hersheypark Stadium

June 1; Memphis, Tenn., Pyramid

June 2; Antioch, Tenn., First American Music Center

June 4; Jacksonville, Fla., Alltel Stadium

June 9; Charlotte, N.C., Blockbuster Pavilion

June 11; Virginia Beach, Va., Virginia Beach Amphitheater

June 12; Raleigh, N.C., Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

June 14; Boston, Mass., Fleet Center

June 15; New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden

June 17; Cleveland, Ohio, Gund Arena

June 18; Syracuse, N.Y., New York Fair Grandstand

June 19; Albany, N.Y., Pepsi Arena

June 24; Portland, Ore., Rose Garden Arena

June 26; George, Wash., The Gorge