Frank Black And The Catholics, Coal Chamber, Elliott Smith, Lit ...

Onetime Pixie and solo artist Frank Black is heading back out with his disciples, the Catholics, for another round of U.S. dates. Their second album, Pistolero, hit stores last March.

Frank Black and the Catholics tour dates:

Feb. 19–20; Madison, Wis.; The Annex

Feb. 21; Milwaukee, Wis.; Shank Hall

Feb. 22; Minneapolis, Minn.; Quest Club

Feb. 23; Sioux Falls, S.D.; KC Hall

Feb. 24; Moorhead, Minn.; Kirby's

Feb. 26; Bozeman, Mont.; SUB Ballroom

Feb. 27; Boise, Idaho; Neurolux

Feb. 29; Victoria, British Columbia; Legends

March 1; Vancouver, British Columbia; Richards on Richards Cabaret

March 3; Seattle, Wash.; Fenix/Fenix Underground

March 4; Portland, Ore.; Berbati's Pan

March 5; Eugene, Ore.; WOW Hall

March 7; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's

March 8–10; Los Angeles, Calif.; The Mint

March 12; Santa Monica, Calif.; McCabe's Guitar Shop

March 16; San Diego, Calif.; Casbah




It's a spooky-core extravaganza — L.A. goth-metal foursome Coal Chamber are on the road with fellow dark rockers Type O Negative, Full Devil Jacket and the Deadlights. Coal Chamber's latest album, Chamber Music, was released in September.

Coal Chamber tour dates:

Feb. 18; Kansas City, Kan.; Memorial Hall

Feb. 19; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bogart's

Feb. 20; Indianapolis, Ind.; Egyptian Room

Feb. 22; St. Paul, Minn.; Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Feb. 24; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Kalamazoo State Theatre

Feb. 25; St. Louis, Mo.; American Theatre

Feb. 26; Milwaukee, Wis.; Eagles Ballroom

Feb. 27; Chicago, Ill.; Aragon Ballroom

Feb. 29; Toledo, Ohio; Exhibition Hall

March 1; Detroit, Mich.; State Theatre

March 3; Toronto, Ontario; Warehouse

March 4; Cleveland, Ohio; Agora Theatre

March 5; Rochester, N.Y.; Harro East

March 7; Lewiston, Maine; Central Maine Civic Center

March 9; Boston, Mass.; Avalon

March 10; Providence, R.I.; Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

March 14; New York, N.Y.; Roseland

March 17; Scranton, Pa.; Scranton Cultural Center

March 18; Philadelphia, Pa.; Electric Factory

March 19; Washington, D.C.; Nation

March 21; Norfolk, Va.; Boathouse

March 25; Orlando, Fla.; Hard Rock Live

March 26; Sunrise, Fla.; Sunrise Medical Theatre

March 31; Houston, Texas; Aerial Theatre

April 1; Live Oak, Texas; Live Oak Civic Center

April 2; Austin, Texas; Austin Music Hall

April 4; Dallas, Texas; Bronco Bowl

April 12; Seattle, Wash.; Moore Theatre




Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has added more dates to his trip around the States. His forthcoming album, Division Day/No Name #6, is due in the spring.

Elliott Smith tour dates:

Feb. 20; Washington, D.C.; Black Cat

Feb. 21; Philadelphia, Pa.; North Star Bar

Feb. 22; New York, N.Y.; Town Hall

Feb. 24; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Downstairs

Feb. 25; Minneapolis, Minn.; 400 Bar

Feb. 26; Chicago, Ill.; Empty Bottle

Feb. 28; Seattle, Wash.; Breakroom

Feb. 29; Portland, Ore.; EJ's

March 1; San Francisco, Calif.; Bottom of the Hill

Orange County, Calif., rockers Lit are touring through March with pop-punkers 22 Jacks (Feb. 26–March 15). Lit's most recent album is 1999's Place in the Sun. The Feb. 22 show in Atlanta will be webcast on www.liverock.com, according to the band's official Web site (www.litlounge.com).

Lit tour dates:

Feb. 20; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Chili Pepper

Feb. 21; Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; House of Blues

Feb. 22; Atlanta, Ga.; Cotton Club

Feb. 24; Winston-Salem, N.C.; Ziggy's

Feb. 25; Carroll Valley, Pa.; Ski Liberty

Feb. 26; Plainview, N.Y.; Vanderbilt

Feb. 28; Boston, Mass.; Axis

Feb. 29; Philadelphia, Pa.; Theatre of Living Arts

March 1; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Chance (without 22 Jacks)

March 2; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club

March 4; New York, N.Y.; Irving Plaza

March 5; New Haven, Conn.; Toad's Place

March 6; Providence, R.I.; Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

March 8; Old Bridge, N.J.; Birch Hill Nite Club

March 9; Scranton, Pa.; Tink's

March 10; Cleveland, Ohio; Odeon Concert Club

March 11; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Metropol

March 12; Lewisberry, Pa.; Ski Roundup (no 22 Jacks)

March 14; Columbus, Ohio; Newport Music Hall

March 15; Detroit, Mich.; St. Andrews Hall

March 17; Milwaukee, Wis.; Rave

March 18; Minneapolis, Minn.; Quest Club

March 19; Chicago, Ill.; House of Blues