K's Choice, Sammy Hagar And The Waboritas ...

K's Choice: The Belgian pop-rock quintet, led by founding siblings Gert and Sarah Bettens, will play a few North American dates this month. Originally dubbed "The Choice" before the rights to that name were claimed by another U.S. band, K's Choice added the "K" after Josef K., the protagonist in Franz Kafka's novel "The Trial."

K's Choice Tour Dates:

Aug. 21; Toronto, Ontario; Molson Amphitheater

Aug. 22; London, Ontario; Embassy

Aug. 24; Milwaukee, Wis.; Marcus Amphitheater

Aug. 25; Shakopee, Minn.; Canterbury Park

Aug. 26; Bonner Springs, Kan.; Sandstone Amphitheater

Aug. 28-29; Englewood, Colo.; Fiddler's Green Amphitheater

Sammy Hagar and the Waboritas: The Red Rocker will visit the Midwest with his new backing band in support of his second post-Van Halen release, Red Voodoo, as well as his Cabo Wabo brand tequila.

Sammy Hagar and The Waboritas Tour Dates:

Aug. 21; Appleton, Wis.; TCF Center

Aug. 22; Merrill, Wis.; Smith Center

Aug. 25; Columbus, Ohio; Polaris Amphitheater

Aug. 27; Gilford, N.H.; Meadowbrook Farm

Aug. 28; Wallingford, Conn.; SNET Oakdale Theater

Aug. 29; Farmingville, N.Y.; Brookhaven Amphitheater

Aug. 31; Pittsburgh, Pa.; I.C. Light Amphitheater

Sep. 2; Rockford, Ill.; On The Waterfront

Sep. 4; Cleveland, Ohio; Nautica Stage

Sep. 5; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Wings Stadium

Sep. 9; Indianapolis, Ind.; Murat Center

Sep. 10; Evansville, Ind.; Mesker Amphitheater

Verbena: The grunge-punk trio will spread their doom and gloom to rooms along the western portion of North America. Produced by Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), these Alabama slammers aim to prove that rock isn't dead, because it's not a carbon-based life form and wasn't alive in the first place.

Verbena Tour Dates:

Aug. 20; Madison, Wis.; O'Cayz Corral

Aug. 21; Minneapolis, Minn.; 400 Bar

Aug. 24; Bozeman, Mont.; Filling Station

Aug. 25; Missoula, Mont.; Jay's Bar

Aug. 27; Vancouver, British Columbia; Starfish Room

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

Aug. 30; San Francisco, Calif.; Bottom of the Hill

Sept. 1; West Hollywood, Calif.; Troubadour

Sept. 3; San Diego, Calif.; Casbah

Sept. 4; Phoenix, Ariz.; Modified

Sept. 5; Tucson, Ariz.; Club Congress

Sept. 7; Albuquerque, N.M.; Launch Pad

Sept. 10; Denver, Colo.; Lion's Lair

Sept. 13; St. Louis, Mo.; Side Door

Cher: The durable pop diva will resume her tour of arenas and amphitheaters after canceling a few dates due to an illness. Cher's show features multiple costume changes and a six-member dance troupe performing elaborately choreographed maneuvers.

Cher Tour Dates:

Aug. 20-21; Anaheim, Calif.; Arrowhead Pond

Aug. 24; San Diego, Calif.; Cox Arena

Aug. 27-28; Las Vegas, Nev.; MGM Grand Garden

Sept. 1; Tinley Park, Ill.; New World Music Theater

Sept. 2; St. Louis, Mo.; Kiel Center

Sept. 4; Buffalo, N.Y.; Marine Midland Arena

Sept. 5; Cincinnati, Ohio; Firstar Center

Sept. 7; State College, Pa.; Bryce Jordan Center

Sept. 8; Virginia Beach, Va.; Virginia Beach Amphitheater

Sept. 10; Noblesville, Ind.; Deer Creek Music Center

Sept. 11-12; Auburn Hills, Mich.; Palace of Auburn Hills

Sept. 14; Madison, Wis.; Kohl Center

Sept. 15; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Van Andel Arena

Sept. 17; Columbus, Ohio; Polaris Amphitheater

Sept. 18; Rosemont, Ill.; Allstate Arena

Sept. 20; Moline, Ill.; Mark of the Quad Cities

Sept. 23; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; National Car Rental Center

Sept. 25; Orlando, Fla.; Orlando Centroplex

Sept. 26; Atlanta, Ga.; Philips Arena

Sept. 28; Charlotte, N.C.; Charlotte Coliseum