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Tour Alert: Kid Rock Announces String of Charity Gigs

Also: Phish will ring in the New Year in New York City

October 11, 2011 5:00 PM ET
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Kid Rock performs before the Green Bay Packers-New Orleans Saints opening day game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Kid Rock
Kid Rock will set out on a brief tour this fall to raise money for local charities in each city on his itinerary. Rock, who typically plays arenas, will be focusing on intimate theater venues for this round of shows.

11/10 Atlanta, GA - Center Stage
11/11 Orange Beach, AL - The Amphitheater at the Wharf
11/13 Orlando, FL - Citrus Bowl, Orlando Calling Festival
11/16 Silver Spring, MD - Fillmore
11/19 New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
11/20 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
11/22 Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room
11/23 Nashville, TN - Ryman Theatre
11/26 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
11/29 Kansas City, MO - Midland Theatre
12/1  Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
12/3  Magna, UT - The Great Saltair
12/4  Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
12/9  Indio, CA  - Fantasy Springs Special Events Center

Phish
Phish are set to ring in the New Year with a run of four gigs at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, culiminating in an epic New Year's Eve performance. The band are no strangers to the big room – they've performed at the venue 19 times already.

12/28 New York, New York - Madison Square Garden
12/29 New York, New York - Madison Square Garden
12/30 New York, New York - Madison Square Garden
12/31 New York, New York - Madison Square Garden

David Bazan
Former Pedro the Lion frontman David Bazan will hit the road in November for a long stretch of gigs mainly focused on small cities. Bazan will be focusing primarily on material from his latest album, Strange Negotiations.

11/1 Spokane, WA - A Club
11/2 Boise, ID - Neurolux
11/4 Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep
11/5 Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck
11/6 Omaha, NE - Waiting Room
11/7 Iowa City, IA - Blue Moose
11/9 Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club
11/10 Indianapolis, IN - White Rabbit Cabaret
11/11 Newport, KY - Southgate House
11/12 Grand Rapids, MI - Ladies Literary Club
11/13 Pittsburgh, PA - Brillobox
11/14 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
11/15 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
11/17 Charlottesville, VA - Southern
11/18 Norfolk, VA - Jewish Mother Backstage
11/19 Charlotte, NC - Evening Muse
11/20 Columbia, SC - New Brookland
11/26 Athens, GA - Caledonia Lounge
11/27 Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
11/29 St. Augustine, FL - Cafe Eleven
11/30 Tampa, FL - Crowbar
12/01 Tallahassee, FL - Engine Room
12/02 Oxford, MS - Proud Larry's
12/03 Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone Cafe
12/04 Norman, OK - Opolis
12/06 Albuquerque, NM - Low Spirits
12/07 Tucson, AZ - Solar Culture
12/08 Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar
12/09 Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room
12/10 Santa Cruz, CA - Crepe Place
12/11 Sacramento, CA - Blue Lamp
12/12 Arcata, CA - Jambalaya
12/14 Eugene, OR - Sam Bond's

Ximena Sariñana
Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana is set to embark on a headlining tour in support of her debut English-language album, Ximena Sariñana, which was produced in part by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek.

11/4 Portland, OR - Doug Fir
11/5 Seattle, WA - Crocodile               
11/8 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court                              
11/12 Santa Fe, NM - Santa Fe Brewing Co
11/14 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
11/16 Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theatre
11/18 St. Louis, MO - Blueberry Hill
11/20 Dallas, TX - Cambridge Room @ HOB
11/21 Austin, TX - Parish
11/23 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
12/5 Birmingham, AL - Workplay
12/7 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
12/8 Richmond, VA - The Camel Club
12/9 Balitmore, MD - Soundstage
12/10 Annapolis, MD - Rams Head
12/11 Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live
12/13 New York, NY - Rockwood
12/14 Boston, MA - T.T. The Bears
12/15 Portland, ME - Empire Dance & Dine    
12/17 Buffalo, NY - Ninth Ward
12/18 Pittsburgh, PA - Club Café
12/20 Columbus, OH - The Basement
12/21 Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's
12/22 Chicago, IL - Schubas

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