Singer k.d. lang will give two performances next summer to passengers on a special cruise presented by lesbian-themed travel company Olivia. The Boston-to-Montreal itinerary is scheduled for July 3-10

Singer k.d. lang will give two performances next summer to passengers on a special cruise presented by lesbian-themed travel company Olivia. The Boston-to-Montreal itinerary is scheduled for July 3-10, and will follow a mass wedding ceremony in Boston.

"I am excited for my first Olivia performance and the chance to share my music with such an inspiring group of women," lang says in a statement.

The "lesbian honeymoon cruise" will take up to 1,200 passengers on Holland America's MS Maasdam ship, and lang will give two performances during dockings, one July 3 in Boston and the other July 3 in Provincetown, Mass. For more information, visit Olivia's official Web site.

The coming year is already shaping up to be busy for lang, who has a full slate of tour dates scheduled to kick off April 30-May 1 in Houston. Those dates lead up to the Olivia cruise and continue shortly after, not breaking until the beginning of August.

A little more than a year ago, lang teamed up with legendary crooner Tony Bennett to release "A Wonderful World" (RPM/Columbia). The duets album debuted at No. 41 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 511,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Here are lang's 2004 tour dates:

April 30-May 1: Houston (Jones Hall for Performing Arts)
May 8: Red Bank, N.J. (Count Basie Theatre)
May 11-12: Baltimore, Md. (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)
May 13: Rochester, N.Y. (Eastman Theatre)
May 14: Buffalo, N.Y. (Kleinhans Music Hall)
May 17: Dallas (Meyerson Symphony Center)
May 19: Clearwater, Fla. (Ruth Eckerd Hall)
May 22: Norfolk, Va. (Constant Convocation Center)
June 10: Portland, Ore. (Arlene Schnitzer Hall)
June 12: Denver (Universal Lending Pavilion)
June 17-18: Toronto (Roy Thomson Hall)
June 19: New York (JVC Jazz Festival)
June 22: Milwaukee (Marcus Center)
June 23-24: Detroit (Detroit Orchestra Hall)
June 26: Cincinnati (Symphony Hall)
June 27: Ottawa (National Arts Centre)
June 29: Minneapolis (Orchestra Hall)
July 3: Boston (Olivia cruise)
July 4: Provincetown, Mass. (Olivia cruise)
July 8: Montreal (Place des Arts)
July 11: Highland Park, Ill. (Ravinia Festival)
July 16: Atlanta (Chastain Park Amphitheatre)
July 23-24: San Francisco (Davies Symphony Hall)
July 30-31: Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)
Aug. 1: San Diego (Starlight Bowl)

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