Etta James & The Roots Band have a few new California shows in December. Look for Etta and her band in San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and Monterey.

Gladys Knight plays Cape Town, South Africa at the end of this month; Red Bank , New Jersey, in December and the Ontario side of Niagara Falls next April.

KRS-ONE plays San Fran on Dec. 15; needtobreathe inhales the air in Indianapolis come December; and Pepper travels to Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Idaho, Washington and British Columbia in November and December.

Look for Sia in the United Kingdom during the next couple of months; Southern Culture On The Skids in Greenville, SC; and Third Eye Blind in Hartford, Conn., next month.

Other newly updated artists and bands include Tim Finn, The Smothers Brothers, Silversun Pickups, Robin Trower, Louis XIVand Kathy Mattea.

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