Tour De Force: Ben Harper, Voodoo Glow Skulls...

Ben Harper: The protest-rocker will be touring North America this

winter, showing audiences that he still has The Will To Live.

Ben Harper Tour Dates:

Feb. 23; Birmingham, Ala., Five Points Music Hall

Feb. 24; Knoxville, Tenn., Bijou Theatre

Feb. 25; Athens, Ga., University of Georgia

Mar. 2; Winston-Salem, N.C., Ziggy's

Mar. 3; Harrisonburg, Va., James Madison University

Mar. 7; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Mar. 8; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Mar. 9; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Mar. 13; Montreal, Que., Metropolis

Mar. 14; Toronto, Ont., Massey Hall

Mar. 15; Detroit, Mich., State Theatre

Mar. 17; Grand Rapids, Mich., Calvin College

Mar. 19; Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue

Mar. 21; Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theatre

Apr. 1; Tempe, Ariz., Gibson's

Apr. 2; La Jolla, Calif., RIMAC Arena

Apr. 7; Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre

Apr. 8; Portland, Ore., Arlene Schnitzer Hall

Voodoo Glow Skulls: It'll be a skanking good time as the ska-punkers spend the holiday season playing their version of "Feliz Navidad" and other tunes off of their latest, Baile De Los Locos.

Voodoo Glow Skulls Tour Dates:

Dec. 12; Ventura, Calif., Ventura Theatre

Dec. 16; West Hollywood, Calif., House Of Blues

Dec. 17; Chico, Calif., Brick Works

Dec. 18; Angels Camp, Calif., Calavaras County Fairgrounds

Dec. 19; Reno, Nev., Del Mar Station

Dec. 20; Las Vegas, Nev., The Joint

Dec. 21; Tuscon, Ariz., The Cage

Dec. 22; Tempe, Ariz., Gibson's

Dec. 31; San Diego, Calif., San Diego Sports Arena

NOFX: If you crave ska-punk rock, then NOFX will satisfy your needs as they tour in support of So Long and Thanks For All The Shoes.

NOFX Tour Dates:

Jan. 19; Oklahoma City, Okla., Will Rogers Theater

Jan. 20; Lawrence, Kan., Granada

Jan. 21; Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre

Jan. 23; Salt Lake City, Utah, Bricks

Jan. 25; Reno, Nev., Del Mar Station

Jan. 26; Sacramento, Calif., El Dorado

Jan. 27; Petaluma, Calif., Phoenix Theater

Jan. 29; San Francisco, Calif., Trocadero Transfer

Jan. 30; Eureka, Calif., Hefe's Nightclub

Feb. 1; Hollywood, Calif., The Palace

Feb. 2; Hollywood, Calif., The Palace

Feb. 3; San Diego, Calif., The Soma

Chumbawamba: You'll probably get knocked down when the eight-piece British anarchist collective plays "Tubthumping," but their stirring political songs will get you up again.

Chumbawamba Tour Dates:

Dec. 12; Cleveland, Ohio, Odeon Concert Club

Dec. 13; Pontiac, Mich., Clutch Cargo

Dec. 14; Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall

Dec. 15; Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

Dec. 19; Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory

Dec. 20; New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza

Dec. 21; Montreal, Que., Le Spectrum

Marcy Playground: Supporting their self-titled debut by playing a series

of radio station holiday concerts, the pop-rock trio is sure to deliver goodies as

delicious as "Sex & Candy."

Marcy Playground Tour Dates:

Dec. 5; Charlotte, N.C., Queens College

Dec. 7; Detroit, Mich., St. Andrews Hall

Dec. 8; Austin, Texas, La Zona Rosa

Dec. 10; Nashville, Tenn., 328 Performance Hall

Dec. 11; Memphis, Tenn., 616 Club

Dec. 12; Madison, Wis., Barrymore Theatre

Dec. 13; Springfield, Mo., Juke Joint

Dec. 14; Cleveland, Ohio, Odeon Concert Club