Counting Crows have extended their summer tour, originally covering only the West Coast, with 11 new dates. The trek kicks off July 6 in San Diego and will travel as far as North Carolina before closi

Counting Crows have extended their summer tour, originally covering only the West Coast, with 11 new dates. The trek kicks off July 6 in San Diego and will travel as far as North Carolina before closing in San Diego on Sept. 7. The Crows are road-testing material from their forthcoming fourth Geffen/Interscope album, which is being produced by Dennis Herring and Cracker's David Lowery.

Meanwhile, Crows frontman Adam Duritz will be heard guesting on a track from ex-Whiskeytown principal Ryan Adams' next Lost Highway solo album. The album, "Gold," is due in late August or early September.

Here are Counting Crows' tour dates:
July 6: San Diego (Humphrey's)
July 7: Las Vegas (the Joint)
July 9-10, 12: Saratoga, Calif. (Historic Mountain Winery)
July 13: Livermore, Calif. (Wente Bros. Winery)
July 15: Kelseyville, Calif. (Konocti Amphitheater)
July 17: Portland, Ore. (Schnitzer Hall)
July 18: Woodinville, Wash. (Chateau Ste. Michelle)
July 20: Reno, Nev. (Reno Hilton)
July 21-22: Lake Tahoe, Nev. (Caesars Tahoe)
Aug. 21: Corpus Christi, Texas (Concrete Street Amphitheater)
Aug. 22: Austin, Texas (Backyard)
Aug. 24: San Marcos, Texas (University Auditorium)
Aug. 25: Huntsville, Texas (Bernard G. Johnson Auditorium)
Aug. 27-28: New Orleans (House of Blues)
Aug. 30: Orlando, Fla. (House of Blues)
Aug. 31: Myrtle Beach, S.C. (House of Blues)
Sept. 2: Virginia Beach, Va. (venue TBA)
Sept. 3: Davidson, N.C. (Belk Arena)
Sept. 7: San Diego (San Diego Street Scene)