Vanilla Ice, Peter Searcy, Heather Duby, Wheat ...

While working on the follow-up to 1998's Hard to Swallow, hip-hop's original great white hope, Vanilla Ice, continues touring.

Vanilla Ice tour dates:

Feb. 12; Kingwood, Texas; Attitudes

Feb. 13; Victoria, Texas; Cactus Canyon

March 13; Padre Island, Texas; Charlie's

March 17; Metairie, La.; Kenny's Key West

March 24; Reading, Pa.; Top of the Rock

March 29; Bradenton, Fla.; Outer Limits




Singer/songwriter Peter Searcy, former leader of defunct thrash-poppers Squirrel Bait and the more melodic Big Wheel, is spending the next few months on the road behind his forthcoming solo debut, Could You Please and Thank You, due Feb. 22. Beginning March 2, he will appear on the Jolly Rancher Rocks tour with Frankie Machine and Neve.

Peter Searcy tour dates:

Feb. 12; Atlantic City, N.J.; Trump Marina

Feb. 13; Syracuse, N.Y.; Styleen's

Feb. 14; Killington, Vt.; Toadstool Harry's

Feb. 16; Cleveland, Ohio; Grog Shop

Feb. 18; Chicago, Ill.; Double Door

Feb. 19; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Intersection

Feb. 24; Birmingham, Ala.; Nick

Feb. 25; Jacksonville, Fla.; Jack Rabbit's

Feb. 26; Charleston, S.C.; Music Farm

Feb. 29; Columbia, S.C.; Elbow Room

March 2; Orlando, Fla.; Hard Rock Live

March 3; Atlanta, Ga.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 4; Charlotte, N.C.; Tremont Music Hall

March 5; Nashville, Tenn.; 3rd & Lindsley (not Jolly Rancher tour)

March 10; New York, N.Y.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 11; Boston, Mass.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 16; Baltimore, Md.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 17; Cleveland, Ohio; Hard Rock Cafe

March 18; Detroit, Mich.; TBA

March 23; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bogart's

March 24; Chicago, Ill.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 25; Minneapolis, Minn.; Quest

March 30; St. Louis, Mo.; Hard Rock Cafe

March 31; Kansas City, Mo.; Granada Theatre

April 1; Denver, Colo.; Hard Rock Cafe

April 6; Houston, Texas; Hard Rock Cafe

April 7; Dallas, Texas; Hard Rock Cafe

April 15; The Woodlands, Texas; C.W. Mitchell Pavilion (not Jolly Rancher tour)

April 27; Los Angeles, Calif.; Hard Rock Cafe

April 28; San Francisco, Calif.; Hard Rock Cafe

May 4; Seattle, Wash.; Showbox




Singer/songwriter Heather Duby is taking her angelic vocals and trip-hoppy beats on the road for a monthlong trek across the Northwest. Her debut, Post to Wire, was released in October on Sub Pop.

Feb. 19; San Francisco, Calif.; Justice League

Feb. 24; Seattle, Wash.; Showbox

March 2; Vancouver, British Columbia; The Brickyard

March 3; Bellingham, Wash.; TBA

March 4; Portland, Ore.; Ohm

March 6; San Francisco, Calif.; Justice League

March 9; Los Angeles, Calif.; Viper Room

March 24; Seattle, Wash.; I-Spy




When enigmatic indie-rockers Wheat play their brooding tunes on a few East Coast dates in the coming weeks, you might even get to see what the band looks like. Their second album, Hope and Adams, was released in October. Atlanta dream-pop group Seely will join the fun Feb. 24–26.

Wheat tour dates:

Feb. 12; New York, N.Y.; Knitting Factory

Feb. 24; Princeton, N.J.; Terrace Club

Feb. 25; Philadelphia, Pa.; Khyber

Feb. 26; Charlottesville, Va.; Tokyo Rose

March 10; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Club