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Tour Alert: My Morning Jacket Announce Summer Dates

Plus new dates for Nicki Minaj, Chris Robinson and Metric

May 2, 2012 4:10 PM ET
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Jim James of My Morning Jacket performs in Sydney, Australia.
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My Morning Jacket
The Kentucky rockers return with several opening acts, including Band of Horses, Trombone Shorty, Trampled By Turtles and Shabazz Palaces.

5/04 Memphis, TN - Beale Street Music Festival
5/05 New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
7/13 Louisville, KY - Forecastle Festival
7/14 Louisville, KY  - Forecastle Festival (performance)
7/15 Louisville, KY - Forecastle Festival
7/28 Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival
8/03 Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre^*% (Flobots.org)
8/04 Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre^*% (Platteforum)
8/06 Kansas City , MO - Starlight Theatre*% (Operation Breakthrough)
8/07 Lincoln, NE - Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater*% (Community Corps)
8/08 St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House*% (Safe Connections)
8/10 Minneapolis, MN - Somerset Amphitheater+*% (Free Arts and The Current Public Radio)
8/12 Columbus, OH - LC Pavilion*% (Franklinton Gardens and Wexner Center For the Arts)
8/14 Detroit, MI - Meadow Brook*% (Do Foundation)
8/15 Toronto, ON - Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre*
8/17 Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center for the Performing Arts*% (Urban Blazers)
8/18 Washington, DC - Merriweather Post Pavilion*% (826DC)
8/19 Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Park#% (Sy's Fund)
8/21 Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE*% (Gateway To The Arts)
8/22 Chicago, IL - Pritzker Pavilion*% (Advanced Art Education Program at Gallery 37)
8/24 Atlanta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre*% (West Atlanta Watershed Alliance)
8/25 Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater*% (Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation)
8/26 Raleigh, NC - Raleigh Amphitheater*% (Charlotte Tree Fund)

% = $1 from each ticket will be donated to the local charity listed
* = with Band of Horses
^ = with Trombone Shorty
+ = with Trampled By Turtles

Nicki Minaj
The hip-hop queen will hit the road in support of Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in July. Minaj will offer special VIP packages for her hardcore fans, which will allow her "Barbz" to have early access to venues and meet the star at meet-and-greet signing events.

7/16 Chicago, IL - The Chicago Theatre
7/17 Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre Detroit
7/19 Cleveland, OH - State Theatre at Playhouse Square
7/22 Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre Atlanta
7/24 Miami, FL - James L. Knight Center
7/26 Birmingham, AL - Boutwell Auditorium
7/28 Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
7/29 Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
7/31 St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House
8/2  Denver, CO - Wells Fargo Theatre
8/4 Las Vegas, NV - Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
8/7 Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
8/11 Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
8/12 Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood
The former Black Crowes frontman will hit the road in support of the debut album Big Moon Ritual, out June 5th on Silver Arrow/Megaforce Records.

5/3 New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's
5/4 Birmingham, AL - The Workplay
5/5 Mobile, AL - Soul Kitchen
5/6 Memphis, TN - Beale Street Music Festival
6/14 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
6/15 Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theatre
6/16 Chicago, IL - Taste of Randolph Street
6/17 Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
6/19 Toledo, OH - Frankie's Inner City
6/21 Columbus, OH - A & R Bar
6/22 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
6/23 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
6/24 Concord, NH - Granite State Music Festival
6/26 Pittsfield, MA - Colonial Theatre
6/28 Asbury Park, NJ - The Stone Pony
6/29 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
6/30 Wilmington, DE - World Cafe Live
7/1 Winston, NC - Ziggy's
7/3 Wilmington, NC - Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
7/5 Alexandria, VA - Birchmere Music Hall
7/7 Sioux City, IA - Bandshell Free Show
7/13 Denver, CO - Cervantes Masterpiece
7/14 Alta, WY - Targhee Fest
7/15 Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
7/18 Crystal Bay, NV - Crystal Bay Club
7/19 Chico, CA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
7/20 Santa Barbara, CA - Lobero Theatre
7/21 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriets
8/11 Tulsa, OK - Cain's
8/14 Little Rock. AR - Revolution Music Room
8/16 Chattanooga, TN - Track 29
8/18 St Louis, MO - The Pageant
8/19 Cincinnati, OH - 20th Century Theatre
8/21 Buffalo, NY - The Town Ballroom
8/23 Ridgefield, CT - Ridgefield Playhouse
8/24 Bearsville, NY - Bearsville Theatre
8/25 Amagansett, NY - Stephen Talkhouse
8/26 Amagansett, NY - Stephen Talkhouse
10/18 Live Oak, FL - Magnolia Festival

Metric
In support of the band's fifth studio album, Synthetica, Metric has announced a fall tour kicking off in September in Rochester, New York. Every ticket purchased comes with a download of their first single, "Youth Without Youth."

9/06 Rochester, NY - Water Street Music Hall
9/08 Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
9/09 Covington, MY - Madison Theatre
9/11 Minneapolis, MN - State Theatre
9/14 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
9/17 Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
9/18 Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
9/20 Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre
9/21 Washington, DC - The Strathmore
9/22 Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theater
9/23 New York, - Radio City Music Hall
9/27 Orlando, FL - Hard Rock
9/28 Miami, FL - The Fillmore
9/29 The Ritz - Tampa, FL
10/01 Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
10/02 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
10/04 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
10/05 Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
10/06 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
10/09 Los Angeles, CA - The Greek Theatre
10/10 Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre

Explosions in the Sky
Supporting the release of Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, additional dates have been added. The new leg of the tour begins May 25th at the Sasquatch Music Festival.

5/25 George WA - Sasquatch Music Festival
6/17 Houston TX - Warehouse Live
6/18 Mobile AL - Soul Kitchen Music Hall
6/19 Tampa FL - The Ritz Ybor
6/20 Miami FL - Grand Central
6/21 Athens GA - The Georgia Theatre
6/22 Charlottesville VA - Jefferson Theater
6/24 (Randall's Island) New York, NY - Governors Ball Music Festival
6/25 Morgantown WV - 123 Pleasant St.
6/26 Chicago IL - Chicago Theatre
6/27 Nashville TN - Ryman Auditorium

The Mynabirds
With the release of their new single, "Generals," the Mynabirds are returning to the road with a month-long tour including a Laura Burhenn solo performance at City Winery in New York.

6/08 Omaha, NE - Slowdown
6/15 Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
6/16 Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
6/17 Chicago, IL - Schuba's
6/19 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
6/20 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
6/21 Harrisburg, PA - The Abbey Bar
6/22 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
6/23 Washington, DC - Black Cat
6/24 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
6/25 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
6/27 Birmingham, AL - The Bottletree
6/28 Atlanta, GA - The Earl
6/29 Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
8/04-8/05 Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

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