some artists who are touring this summer!

living vicariously through you...thinkin' i'll be too broke,

but a girl's gotta dream ;)

lollapalooza has a great line up:http://www.lollapalooza.com/default.asp?fd=1

stone temple pilots: http://www.stonetemplepilots.com/index.php?module=tour

kanye west: http://www.livedaily.com/news/13658.html

dave matthews band: http://tourdates.davematthewsband.com/

john mayer: http://www.johnmayer.com/index.html

jack johnson: http://www.jackjohnsonmusic.com/tour/

coldplay: http://www.coldplay.com/index.php

radiohead: http://www.radiohead.com/tourdates/

tom waits: http://www.antilabelblog.com/?p=246

john mellencamp: http://blogs.heraldtimesonline.com/mb/?cat=122

counting crows w/ maroon 5: http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/news/article/0,,4639959,00.html

the police: http://www.thepolicefile.com/

wow--blondie is on tour: http://www.blondie.net/tourschedule.shtml

the cure: http://www.thecure.com/default.asp

the eagles: http://www.coasttocoasttickets.com/concerts/eagles_tickets.shtml

Projekt Revolution and Linkin Park: http://www.antimusic.com/news/08/april/04Linkin_Park_Projekt_Revolution_2008_Announced.shtml

kid rock and lynyr skynyrd: http://www.lynyrdskynyrd.com/tour.php

bon jovi: http://www.bonjovi.com/bonjovi/ontheroad_tourdates.php

didn't someone say they were into kenny chesney?: http://www.kennychesney.com/

styx and boston: http://www.pollstar.com/tour/searchall.pl?By=Artist&Content=STYX&Key=Y

foreigner: http://www.pollstar.com/tour/searchall.pl?By=Artist&Content=FOREIG&Key=Y

various indie artists (michael franti & spearhead, nick cave etc) are listed at anti-: http://www.anti.com/tours/index/1


r&b concerts: (click on the artist for details)

70s Soul Jam Jul - Aug
Akon Jun - Jul
Al Green Jun - Sep
Alicia Keys Jun - Jul
Anita Baker Jun - Aug
Aretha Franklin Jul
Ben E. King Aug
Bootsy Collins Oct
Boyz II Men Jul - Aug
Chaka Khan Aug
Charlie Wilson Jun
Chris Brown Jul
De la Soul Jul
Delfonics Jun
Diana Ross Jun - Jul
Djavan Jun
Donna Summer Jul - Aug
Dru Hill Jul
Earth Wind and Fire Jun - Aug
Erykah Badu Jun - Aug
Four Tops Sep - May
Funk Fest Aug
Gladys Knight Jun - Sep
Hot 104.1 Super Jam Jun
Isaac Hayes Jun - Aug
Janet Jackson Sep - Oct
Jeffrey Osborne Jul
Jill Scott Jun - Aug
John Legend Jun - Jul
Keith Sweat Jun - Aug
Kem Jun
Kool and The Gang Aug
Lalah Hathaway Jun - Jul
Ledisi Jul
Lucinda Williams Jul - Aug
Macys Music Festival Jul
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly Jun - Jul
McDonalds Gospelfest Jun
Musiq Aug
Neville Brothers Jun - Sep
OJays Jun
Old School Funk Fest Reunion Jun
Patti Labelle Jun - Sep
Raheem Devaughn Jun
Smokey Robinson Jun - Aug
Songs of Soul & Inspiration Jun
Stevie Wonder Jun - Jul
Teena Marie Jun - Aug
Temptations Jun - Nov
The Commodores Jun
Tower of Power Aug - Nov
Wavefest Sep
Whispers Jun - Jul

NPR's Summer Music Festivals List:

Bonnaroo: Since 2002, a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., has hosted bands that throb with extended grooves born in the music of the 1960s. The party gets under way June 10, with dozens of bands, including the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Trey Anastasio from Phish, and relative newcomers such as the Kings of Leon.

Summerstage: The show in New York's Central Park is off and running with a truly hip lineup. Groups include Death Cab for Cutie, the Decemberists and Modest Mouse. Aside from a few benefit concerts, many of the shows are free.

River to River Festival: Also in New York, the River to River Festival runs through September, with free shows including this throwback to the Woodstock era: Arlo Guthrie, as part of the 40th Anniversary "Massacree Tour," plays his magnum opus "Alice's Restaurant." And Richard Thompson, a folk rock hero for nearly as long as Guthrie, plays later in June at the World Financial Center.

JVC Jazz Festival: This year performers have a gorgeous new venue to play in: the Rose Theater at New York's Lincoln Center. Carnegie Hall and the Beacon Theater, too. The music begins June 14 next week, and highlights include a 90th birthday celebration for guitar innovator Les Paul, and tributes to singer Rosemary Clooney and bass player Jaco Pastorius.

Monterey Jazz Festival: John Scofield pays homage to the late great Ray Charles. Mavis Staples will share the stage with Scofield — they also play together on Scofield's new CD That's What I Say. The show runs from Sept. 16-18.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Great music in a beautiful setting: the snow-peaked San Juan Mountains of Colorado. From June 16-19 there'll be some fine pickin' — not to mention fiddlin' and singin' — with Leo Kottke, Earl Scruggs and Alison Krauss & Union Station.

Aspen: Classical music fans have flocked here for more than half a century. The lineup features Scottish percussion superstar Evelyn Glennie, Kronos Quartet, violinist Joshua Bell and a world premier by American composer Steven Stuckey.

Ojai Music Festival: Two conductors are stepping in to sub for music director Oliver Knussen, who underwent abdominal surgery. But on the docket at the festival north of Los Angeles are world premieres by John Adams, Steve Reich and Bobby McFerrin, as well works by Lucas Foss and Igor Stravinsky. Stravinsky was once a guest conductor at Ojai. Peter Serkin will perform Stravinsky's "Movements for Piano and Orchestra"

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MrsKa...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 5:20 PM

you rock!! 

oh yeah and um you soul, and you R&B ... OK nevermind let's just leave it at -- this is great ... thanks!

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karintha
Jun. 2, 2008 at 6:38 PM

hey, i've got some r&b on my playlist, ha! i just don't know any new music at all--gettn too old to chase it down. 

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MoonP...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:08 PM That is some great info!  I wish I could go to all of them, except maybe Kenny Chesney.  I'd skip him.

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MrsKa...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:19 PM i can't keep up with the old school stuff i love let alone new stuff so you aren't alone ... :-)

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