The swing through the States gets started May 2 at the House of Blues in Hollywood, Calif., and is scheduled to cover mostly cities in the northern half of the country, including Denver, Chicago, Boston and Washington, D.C., before wrapping up May 19 in Philadelphia.

Presale tickets for the tour, which is sponsored by Visa Signature, are available along with VIP packages through April 6. General sales begin April 7.

Universal’s plans for the portion of Costello’s back catalog it now owns, which runs from 1977’s My Aim is True through 1986’s Blood and Chocolate, are extensive and include the reissue of 11 albums, a pair of hits compilations, box sets, live albums, rarities collections, and DVDs.