The Are You Ready Steve? Tour kicks off June 12 at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, Calif., and, so far, runs through the end of August.

Other stops include Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Calif. (June 13), the Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing, Mich. (July 10), Moondance in East Lansing, Mich. (July 12), the Rock The Park Festival at Harris Park in London, Ontario (July 25), the Festival of Lights in Peterborough, Ontario (August 23), and Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif. (August 30).

Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ticket info is available through links at

In addition to Priest, Sweet’s lineup features guitarist Stuart Smith, singer Joe Retta, drummer Richie Onori and keyboardist Stevie Stewart.

A second configuration of the band, known as Sweet featuring Andy Scott, will tour the U.K. and Europe this year with a lineup that includes bassist Peter Lincoln, guitarist/keboardist Steve Grant and drummer Bruce Bisland.

Details on shows by this version of the group are available at

To help clear away the cobwebs and refresh your memory about Sweet and its hits like “Ballroom Blitz,” “Fox on the Run,” “Little Willy” and “Teenage Rampage,” here’s the video for the album version of the band’s 1978 hit, “Love Is Like Oxygen.”