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Cake: The eclectic pop-rock quintet is really going the distance, still touring this summer behind its third album, 1998's Prolonging the Magic.

Cake Tour Dates:

May 28; Chicago, Ill.; Riviera Theatre

May 29; Chicago, Ill.; Skyline Stage

May 30; Somerset, Wis.; Float Rite Park Amphitheatre

May 31; Minneapolis, Minn.; First Avenue

June 2; Kansas City, Mo.; Starlight Theatre

June 3; St. Louis, Mo.; American Theatre

June 5; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bogart's

June 6; Detroit, Mich.; State Theatre

June 7; Toronto, Ontario; Music Hall Theatre

June 10; New York, N.Y.; Roseland Ballroom

June 11-12; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club

June 13; Richmond, Va.; Mayo Island

June 16; Atlanta, Ga.; Tabernacle

June 18; Mountain View, Calif.; Live 105 BFD

June 20; Commerce City, Colo.; KTCL-FM Big Adventure

Tight Bro's From Way Back When: The quirky Washington punk quintet, who

can't decide whether to keep the apostrophe in "bro's," is touring extensively through the summer behind its debut album, Runnin' Thru My Bones (April 26).

Tight Bro's From Way Back When Tour Dates:

May 28; Olympia, Wash.; Capitol Theater

June 5; Olympia, Wash.; Liquid

June 6; Seattle, Wash.; Velvet Elvis (Benefit for Voices in the Wilderness)

June 12; Spokane, Wash.; to be announced

June 13; Boise, Idaho; Boise State University

June 14; Salt Lake City, Utah; Moroccan

June 15; Denver, Colo.; to be announced

June 16; Oklahoma City, Okla.; to be announced

June 17; Austin, Texas; Emo's

June 18; Houston, Texas; Fitzgerald's

June 19; Denton, Texas; Rubber Gloves

June 20; Little Rock, Ark.; to be announced

June 21; Fayetteville, Ark.; Clunk Music

June 22; to be announced

June 23; St Louis, Mo.; to be announced

June 24; Memphis, Tenn.; to be announced

June 25; Knoxville, Tenn.; to be announced

June 26; Atlanta, Ga.; to be announced

June 27; Gainesville, Fla.; Warehouse

June 28; Columbia, S.C.; to be announced

June 29; Chapel Hill, N.C.; to be announced

June 30; Richmond, Va.; to be announced

July 1; Washington D.C.; Black Cat

July 2; Philadelphia, Pa.; Stalag 13 Warehouse

July 3; New York, N.Y.; to be announced

July 4; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Club

July 5; Providence, R.I.; to be announced

July 6; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Millvale Industrial Theater

July 7; Cleveland, Ohio; to be announced

July 8; Columbus, Ohio; to be announced

July 9; Cincinnati, Ohio; Buzz Coffeeshop

July 10; Louisville, Ky.; The 540

July 11; Chicago, Ill.; Fireside Bowl

July 12; to be announced

July 13; Minneapolis, Minn.; Foxfire Lounge

July 15; Missoula, Mont.; to be announced

July 16-18; Olympia, Wash.; Yoyo a Go-Go Festival

July 27; Portland, Ore.; to be announced

July 28; San Francisco, Calif.; Bottom of the Hill

July 29; Wilmington, Calif.; PCH Club

July 30; San Diego, Calif.; Che Cafe

July 31; Los Angeles, Calif.; La Cosita

Aug. 1; San Francisco, Calif.; to be announced

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: The rock vixen and her band are

touring through the fall, promoting their forthcoming album, Fetish

(June 8).

Joan Jett Tour Dates:

May 29; De Pere, Wis.; Voyager Park

May 30; Plainview, N.Y.; Vanderbilt

June 5; Las Vegas, Nev.; Junefest

June 6; Olean, N.Y.; Bradner Stadium

June 13; San Jose, Calif.; Gay Pride Day

June 18; Racine, Wis.; Harborfest

June 20; Billings, Mont.; Oscar's Park

June 25; Norway, Mich.; Marion Park Summerfest

June 26; Clinton, Mont.; Chalet Bear Mouth

June 27; Bottineau, N.D.; Wild Rose Ridge Amphitheatre

June 30; Hobart, Ind.; Festival Mainstage

July 1; Chicago, Ill.; Petrillo Band Shell

July 3; Cincinnati, Ohio; Sawyer Point

July 6; Butler, Pa.; Butler County Fair

July 10; Walker, Minn.; Moondance Ranch

July 11; Westchester, Ill.; Westchester Funfest

July 17; Lewiston, Mont.; Spring Creek Amphitheatre

July 18; Eau Claire, Wis.; Chippewa Music Festival

July 23; Atchison, Kan.; Warnock Lake

July 25; San Diego, Calif.; Gay Pride

July 31; Minnedosa, Manitoba; Classic Rock Weekend

Aug. 7; Sheboygan, Wis.; Kiwanis Park

Aug. 10; Uncasville, Conn.; Mohegan Sun Casino

Aug. 13; Manchester, Tenn.; Itchycoo Park

Aug. 14; Ramsey, Minn.; Diamond's

Aug. 21; Hudson, N.Y.; Hudson Summer Fest

Aug. 29; Essex Junction, Vt.; Champlain Valley Expo

Sept. 11; Allegan, Mich.; Allegan County Fair

Sept. 18; Tomahawk, Wis.; Motor Speedway

Sept. 22; Ashland, Ohio; Ashland County Fair

Oct. 10; Palmdale, Calif.; Marie Kerr Park

Medeski Martin & Wood: The improvisational jazz-rock trio are playing a few dates through the fall behind their latest release, the Combustication Remix EP, the follow-up to last year's Combustication LP. If they get anywhere near you, check them out; their dynamic live shows are what gained them their cult following.

Medeski Martin & Wood Tour Dates:

May 28; Boston, Mass.; Orpheum Theatre

June 7; New York, N.Y.; South Street Seaport

June 19; Timonium, Md.; M.A.M.A. Festival

July 31; Falmouth, Mass.; Cape Cod Music Festival

Sept. 18; Monterey, Calif.; Monterey Jazz Festival

Sept. 19; Saratoga, Calif.; Villa Montalvo Arts Center