Make Up, Man Or Astro-Man?, Mr. T Experience, Stan Ridgway ...

Washington, D.C.'s Make Up are taking their R&B-flavored punk ditties back on the road this month. The gospedelic Save Yourself was released in October.

Make Up tour dates:

Feb. 24; Charlottesville, Va.; Tokyo Rose

Feb. 25; Washington, D.C.; Black Cat

Feb. 26; Philadelphia, Pa.; Upstage

March 2; Princeton, N.J.; Terrace Club

March 3; Baltimore, Md.; TBA

March 4; Raleigh, N.C.; King's

March 5; Atlanta, Ga.; Echo Lounge

March 6; Savannah, Ga.; TBA

March 7; Jacksonville, Fla.; Jack Rabbit's

March 8; Tampa, Fla.; TBA

March 9; Orlando, Fla.; Sapphire Supper Club

March 10; Tallahassee, Fla.; Cow Haus

March 11; Athens, Ga.; 40 Watt Club

March 12; Charlotte, N.C.; Visualaite Theatre




Kitschy surf-rockers Man or Astro-Man? will assault you with their vast repertoire of twangy, sci-fi-inspired instrumentals during their cruise around the States. Their 10th album, Eeviac: Operational Index and Reference Guide, Including Other Modern Computational Devices, was released in April.

Man or Astro-Man? tour dates:

Feb. 29; San Francisco, Calif.; Great American Music Hall

March 2; Fairbanks, Alaska; Blue Loon

March 3; Fairbanks, Alaska; Hess Recreation Center

March 4; Anchorage, Alaska; University of Alaska

March 14; Baton Rouge, La.; Bayou

March 15; New Orleans, La.; Howlin' Wolf

March 16; Austin, Texas; Emo's

March 17; Dallas, Texas; Trees

March 18; Houston, Texas; Fitzgerald's




The Mr. T Experience, a punk-pop trio from Northern California,

are taking their sound to the Southwest for 10 shows. Alcatraz,

released in September, is the most ambitious album in their 15-year

career, adding organs to their power-pop mix. All dates are with the

Groovie Ghoulies unless otherwise noted.

Mr. T Experience tour dates:

March 10; Pomona, Calif.; Glass House

March 11; La Jolla, Calif.; Che Cafe

March 12; Tucson, Ariz.; Skrapy's

March 15; Dallas, Texas; Galaxy Club

March 16; Austin, Texas; Emo's Jr. SXSW (with the Crumbs, One Man Army, American Steel, Ann Beretta and Groovie Ghoulies)

March 17; New Orleans, La.; Dixie Tavern

March 19; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Music Dimensions

March 21; Tempe, Ariz.; Green Room

March 23; Bakersfield, Calif.; Jerry's Pizza




Former Wall of Voodoo singer Stan Ridgway blends his

deep voice with spare, downbeat compositions. His moody pieces on last

year's Anatomy continue to reflect his beginnings as a movie

score composer.

Stan Ridgway tour dates:

Feb. 25; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's

March 23; New York, N.Y.; Makor

March 24; Philadelphia, Pa.; North Star Bar

March 25; Hoboken, N.J.; Maxwell's

April 13; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Club Laga

April 14; Ferndale, Mich.; Magic Bag

April 16; Chicago, Ill.; Schuba's

May 20; Pensacola, Fla.; Spring Fest