Remy Zero, Cheap Trick...

Remy Zero: The rock quintet from Birmingham, Ala., continues to tour North America behind its second album, Villa Elaine (1998). Joining them on the road are British rockers Manic Street Preachers.

Remy Zero Tour Dates:

July 15; Atlanta, Ga.; Cotton Club

July 17; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club

July 19; Philadelphia, Pa.; Theatre of Living Arts

July 20; New York, N.Y.; Bowery Ballroom

July 21; Boston, Mass.; Paradise Rock Club

July 23; Toronto, Ontario; Guvernment

July 24; Detroit, Mich.; St. Andrew's Hall

July 25; Chicago, Ill.; Metro/ Smart Bar

July 28; Vancouver, British Columbia; Richard's on Richards

July 29; Seattle, Wash.; Aro Space

July 31; San Francisco, Calif.; Bimbo's 365 Club

Aug. 2; San Diego, Calif.; Cane's

Aug. 3; Pomona, Calif.; Glass House

Aug. 4; West Hollywood, Calif.; Troubadour





Cheap Trick: The Chicago quartet, who perfected the art of power guitar-pop, is touring briefly this summer to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Music for Hangovers (June 15), their latest live album, features guest appearances by Smashing Pumpkins D'Arcy and Billy Corgan.

Cheap Trick Tour Dates:

June 18; St. John's, Newfoundland; George Street Square

July 2; Akron, Ohio; Rib & Music Festival

July 4; Chicago, Ill.; Petrillo Bandshell (Taste of Chicago)

July 9; Tomah, Wis.; Tomah Fest

July 10; Walker, Minn.; Leech Lake

July 16; Tulsa, OK; Brady Village Amphitheatre

July 23; Clarkston, Mich.; Pine Knob Music Theatre

Aug. 25-27; Merrillville, Ind.; Star Plaza Theatre (TrickFest3)

Aug. 28; Rockford, Ill.; Davis Park (25th Anniversary)





Chris Isaak: Just like Orbison with a rockabilly twist. The San Francisco crooner is touring the States through the summer to promote his sixth album, 1998's Speak of the Devil.

Chris Isaak Tour Dates:

June 17; Indianapolis, Ind.; Indy Jazz Fest

June 18; Knoxville, Tenn.; Tennessee Theatre

June 19; Birmingham, Ala.; City Stages

June 20; Atlanta, Ga.; Tabernacle

June 22; Highland Park, Ill.; Ravinia Festival

June 23; Interlochen, Mich.; Kresge Auditorium

June 25; Milwaukee, Wis.; Summerfest

June 26; Detroit, Mich.; Chene Park

June 27; Merrillville, Ind.; Star Plaza Theatre

July 3; Santa Barbara, Calif.; Santa Barbara Bowl

July 5-6; San Diego, Calif.; Humphrey's

July 8-10; Saratoga, Calif.; Villa Montalvo Arts Center

July 11; Temecula, Calif.; Pechanga Entertainment Center

July 22; Willamina, Ore.; Spirit Mountain Casino

July 23-24; Seattle, Wash.; Pier 62/63

July 26; Park City, Utah; Deer Valley Resort

July 27; Vail, Colo.; Gerald Ford Amphitheatre

Aug. 20-21; Stateline, Nev.; Caesar's Tahoe

Aug. 27; Kelseyville, Calif.; Konocti Amphitheatre





Source Direct: Jim Baker and Phil Aslett, the British DJ duo behind Source Direct, bring their somewhat frightening brand of drum & bass to the States this month. Their first full-length album, Exorcise the Demons, was released March 9.

Source Direct Tour Dates:

June 17; Minneapolis, Minn.; Ground Zero

June 18; Dallas, Texas; Shaolin

June 19; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Downlow

June 20; Chicago, Ill.; 950 Club

June 22: Los Angeles, Calif.; Viper Room

June 23: Seattle, Wash.; Mercury

June 24: Vancouver, British Columbia; The Wet Bar

June 25; Portland, Ore.; Ohm

June 26: Edmonton, Alberta; Mayfield Trade Center

June 27: Calgary, Alberta; Embassy

June 28; San Francisco, Calif.; Justice League