They Might Be Giants, Low ...

They Might Be Giants: Quirky geek-rock geniuses John and John continue their incessant touring, showing everyone how S-E-X-X-Y they can be. Their latest release is the MP3-only album Long Tall Weekend.

They Might Be Giants Tour Dates:

Sept. 15; Birmingham, Ala.; Five Points Music Hall

Sept. 16; New Orleans, La.; Tipitina's Uptown

Sept. 17; Austin, Texas; La Zona Rosa

Sept. 18; San Antonio, Texas; Laurie Auditorium

Sept. 19; Dallas, Texas; Gypsy Tea Room

Sept. 21; Santa Fe, N.M.; Paramount

Sept. 22; Albuquerque, N.M.; Sunshine Theatre

Sept. 23; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Cajun House

Sept. 24; San Diego, Calif.; 4th & B

Sept. 25; Las Vegas, Nev.; Hard Rock Hotel

Sept. 27–28; West Hollywood, Calif.; House of Blues

Sept. 29; San Francisco, Calif.; Warfield

Sept. 30; Portland, Ore.; Aladdin Theatre

Oct. 1; Seattle, Wash.; Show Box

Oct. 2; Spokane, Wash.; Met

Oct. 3; Missoula, Mt.; University Theatre

Oct. 5; Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Theater

Oct. 6; Denver, Colo.; Bluebird Theater

Oct. 8; Minneapolis, Minn.; Great Hall

Oct. 11; St. Louis, Mo.; Mississippi Nights

Oct. 12; Cincinnati, Ohio; Electra

Oct. 15–16; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club

Oct. 20–23; New York, N.Y.; Bowery Ballroom




Low: The melodramatic, Minnesota glum-rock trio continues to tour

the U.S. behind its fifth album, Secret Name, released March 29.

On most of these dates, they are joined by former Crowsdell singer Shannon

Wright.

Low Tour Dates:

Sept. 15; Rehoboth Beach, Del.; Dogfish Head Brewing Company

Sept. 16; Baltimore, Md.; Charles Theatre

Sept. 23; Denver, Colo.; Bluebird Theater

Sept. 24; Salt Lake City, Utah; Moroccan

Sept. 25; Provo, Utah; Wrapsody

Sept. 27; Olympia, Wash.; Midnite Sun

Sept. 28; Seattle, Wash.; Tractor Tavern

Sept. 29; Portland, Ore.; Berbati's Pan (w/ Super Furry Animals, Shannon Wright)

Sept. 30; Chico, Calif.; Blue Room

Oct. 1; San Francisco, Calif.; Great American Music Hall

Oct. 2; West Hollywood, Calif.; Troubadour (w/ Christian Death, Mortiis, Shannon Wright, Godhead)

Oct. 4; La Jolla, Calif.; Che Cafe

Oct. 5; Phoenix, Ariz.; Modified

Oct. 6; Albuqueruqe, N.M.; Launch Pad

Oct. 8; Denton, Texas; Rubber Gloves

Oct. 9; Austin, Texas; Stubb's Barbeque

Oct. 11; Houston, Texas; Rudyard's (w/ Isotope 217)

Oct. 12; Baton Rouge, La.; Spanish Moon

Oct. 13; New Orleans, La.; Mermaid

Oct. 14–15; Memphis, Tenn.; Map Room




Wayne Kramer: The former MC5 guitarist and punk icon is touring

the States this month with L.A. punk quartet Streetwalkin' Cheetahs. His

latest album is the aptly named LLMF (Live Like a Mother F***er)

(1998).

Wayne Kramer Tour Dates:

Sept. 15; New York, N.Y.; Life

Sept. 16; Youngstown, Ohio; Cedar's

Sept. 17; Cleveland, Ohio; Euclid Tavern

Sept. 18; Cincinnati, Ohio; Sudsy Malone's

Sept. 20; Kansas City, Mo.; Grand Emporium

Sept. 21; Lincoln, Neb.; Knickerbocker's

Sept. 23; Fort Collins, Colo.; Starlight

Sept. 24; Denver, Colo.; Bluebird Theater




Superchunk: Singing about pink clouds, honey bees and good dreams

seems to have relaxed the Chapel Hill, N.C., indie-rock quartet, but it

continues to tour relentlessly behind its latest album, Come Pick Me

Up, released Aug. 10.

Superchunk Tour Dates:

Sept. 16; Portland, Ore.; Crystal Ballroom (w/ Mogwai, Ganger)

Sept. 17; Vancouver, British Columbia; Starfish Room

Sept. 18; Seattle, Wash.; Crocodile Cafe

Sept. 21; Minneapolis, Minn.; First Avenue

Sept. 22; Iowa City, Iowa; Gabe's Oasis

Sept. 23; Champaign, Ill.; High Dive

Sept. 24; Chicago, Ill.; Metro/Smart Bar

Sept. 25; Detroit, Mich.; Magic Stick

Oct. 27; Columbus, Ohio; Little Brother's

Oct. 28; Cleveland, Ohio; Grog Shop

Oct. 30; Toronto, Ontario; Lee's Palace

Oct. 31; Montreal, Quebec; Cabaret Music Hall

Nov. 1; London, Ontario; The Embassy

Nov. 4; St. Louis, Mo.; Mississippi Nights (w/ Guided by Voices)

Nov. 5; Columbia, Mo.; Blue Note (w/ Guided by Voices)

Nov. 6; Memphis, Tenn.; TBA

Nov. 7; Nashville, Tenn.; TBA

Nov. 9; Birmingham, Ala.; TBA

Nov. 10; New Orleans, La.; Howlin' Wolf

Nov. 11; Houston, Texas; Fitzgerald's

Nov. 12; Dallas, Texas; Trees

Nov. 13; Austin, Texas; La Zona Rosa

Nov. 15; Pensacola, Fla.; Sluggo's

Nov. 16; Tallahassee, Fla.; Florida State University

Nov. 17; St. Petersburg, Fla.; State Theatre

Nov. 18; Orlando, Fla.; Sapphire Supper Club

Nov. 19; Gainesville, Fla.; Covered Dish

Nov. 20; Atlanta, Ga.; Echo Lounge