Joe Satriani has some serious touring ahead of him as the guitar slinger slots a full-fledged tour of North America for October and November. Lots of dates like October 3 in Calgary; October 8 in Chicago; October 22 in Baltimore; November 6 in Dallas; November 9 in Phoenix and November 13 in Los Angeles. Other stops on the list of cities include Buffalo, Montreal, Albuquerque, San Diego, Las Vegas, Kitchener, Toronto, Minneapolis and Winnipeg.

Foreigner updates this afternoon with several new dates for August and September. Look for the band in Des Moines at the Iowa State Fair on August 10; Hillsboro, MO, at the Jefferson County Fair on August 14; Baraboo, WI, at the Ho Chunk Casino on August 23 and Salt Lake City, UT, at The Depot on September 23.

Country artist Eric Church plays several fairs in August. Newly posted dates include August 6 in Elma, WA, at Grays Harbor County Fair; August 15 in McHenry, MD, at Garrett County Fair and August 16 in Walton, NY, at the Delaware County Fair. Other August stops include Bristol, TN; Crescent City, CA; and Hickory, NC.

And Steve Earle keeps on touring with new dates added for Nova Scotia, Quebec, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia and New York. Particulars include August 5 in Halifax at St. Matthew’s United Church, Auigust 6 in Quebec City at Le Cabaret Du Capitole; September 5 in Montclair at Outpost IN the Burbs and September 11 in Ithaca at State Theatre.

During the past couple of hours we also updated the schedules for The Robert Cray Band, Stars, Tejas Brothers, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, The Nadas, Red Molly, Mary Jane Lamond, My Morning Jacket, Gordie Sampson, Broken Social Scene, Carrie Underwood, and Dramarama.

And that’s what’s shaking as we move into the final stretch during the last Hump Day in June. Don’t miss the last update of the day – The Closing Bell – coming up around 5 pm (PDT), from!