Bis, Kristin Hersh ...

Bis: Scotland's cheekiest popsters are touring the States this fall in support of their latest album, Social Dancing. Be sure to catch them Oct. 9 at the Coachella music festival with Beck, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pavement, Gus Gus, Underworld and more.

Bis Tour Dates:

Sept. 5; Vancouver, British Columbia; Starfish Room

Sept. 6; Seattle, Wash.; Bumbershoot Festival

Sept. 8; San Francisco, Calif.; Great American Music Hall

Sept. 9; West Hollywood, Calif.; Roxy Theatre

Sept. 10; Pomona, Calif.; Glass House (w/ Superchunk and Jimmy Eat World)

Sept. 11; San Diego, Calif.; Casbah

Sept. 14; Denver, Colo.; Bluebird Theater

Sept. 16; Minneapolis, Minn.; 7th Street Entry

Sept. 17; Chicago, Ill.; Metro/Smart Bar

Sept. 18; New York, N.Y.; Bowery Ballroom

Sept. 20; Toronto, Ontario; Lee's Palace

Sept. 21; Detroit, Mich.; Magic Stick

Sept. 23; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Club

Sept. 24; Washington, D.C.; Black Cat

Sept. 25; Washington, D.C.; WHFS Festival

Sept. 26; Philadelphia, Pa.; Unitarian Church

Sept. 27; New York, N.Y.; Bowery Ballroom

Sept. 28; Baltimore, Md.; TBA

Sept. 30; Carrboro, N.C.; Cat's Cradle (w/ Cibo Matto)

Oct. 1; Atlanta, Ga.; TBA

Oct. 2; Salt Lake City, Utah; TBA

Oct. 4; Houston, Texas; TBA

Oct. 5; Austin, Texas; TBA

Oct. 6; Dallas, Texas; TBA

Oct. 9; Indio, Calif.; Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival





Kristin Hersh: The former Throwing Muses singer is playing a few dates around the States behind her latest album, Sky Motel, released July 6.

Kristin Hersh Tour Dates:

Aug. 27-28; New York, N.Y.; Knitting Factory

Aug. 30; Toronto, Ontario; Horseshoe Tavern

Aug. 31; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Blind Pig

Sept. 2; Chicago, Ill.; Double Door

Sept. 3; Minneapolis, Minn.; First Avenue

Sept. 4; Madison, Wis.; University of Wisconsin

Sept. 10; Seattle, Wash.; Crocodile Cafe

Sept. 11; Eugene, Ore.; WOW Hall

Sept. 12; Portland, Ore.; Aladdin Theatre

Sept. 15; Santa Cruz, Calif.; Palookaville

Sept. 16-17; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's

Sept. 18; Los Angeles, Calif.; El Rey Theatre





Lenny Kravitz: Retro-rocker Lenny Kravitz launches his North

American tour Wednesday (Aug. 25) in support of his fifth album, 5.

The tour will feature pop-rockers Smash Mouth and hard-rockers Buckcherry.

Lenny Kravitz Tour Dates:

Aug. 27; Tinley Park, Ill.; New World Music Theater

Aug. 28; Milwaukee, Wis.; Marcus Amphitheater

Aug. 30; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Allen Co. Memorial Coliseum

Aug. 31; Clarkston, Mich.; Pine Knob Music Theater

Sept. 3; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Van Andel Arena

Sept. 5; Toronto, Ontario; Molson Amphitheater

Sept. 6; Hartford, Conn.; Meadows Music Theater

Sept. 8; New York, N.Y.; Madison Square Garden

Sept. 11; Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Performing Arts Center

Sept. 12; Worcester, Mass.; Centrum

Sept. 14; Buffalo, N.Y.; Marine Midland Arena

Sept. 15; State College, Pa.; Bryce Jordan Center

Sept. 17; Columbia, Md.; Merriweather Post

Sept. 18; Virginia Beach, Va.; Virginia Beach Amphitheater

Sept. 21; Atlanta, Ga.; Lakewood Amphitheater

Sept. 22; Gainesville, Fla.; Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Sept. 24; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Coral Sky Amphitheater

Sept. 25; Tampa, Fla.; Ice Palace

Sept. 27; Pensacola, Fla.; Pensacola Civic Center

Sept. 28; New Orleans, La.; UNO Lakefront Arena

Sept. 30; Dallas, Texas; Starplex Amphitheater

Oct. 2; The Woodlands, Texas; C.W. Mitchell Pavilion

Oct. 3; Austin, Texas; South Park Meadows

Oct. 5; Las Cruces, N.M.; Pan American Center

Oct. 6; Albuquerque, N.M.; Albuquerque Convention Center

Oct. 8; Inglewood, Calif.; Great Western Forum

Oct. 9; Las Vegas, Nev.; Hard Rock Hotel - The Joint

Oct. 11; Concord, Calif.; Concord Pavilion

Oct. 13; Portland, Ore.; Rose Garden Arena

Oct. 15; Seattle, Wash.; KeyArena at Seattle Center

Oct. 16; Vancouver, British Columbia; General Motors Place





Los Lobos: The Latino rock veterans are finishing up a North

American tour promoting their latest release, This Time. The

group recently made that album's title track available for free download

through online retailer Amazon.com.

Los Lobos Tour Dates:

Aug. 27; Seattle, Wash.; Crocodile Cafe

Aug. 28; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's