Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready will lead a Friday (April 8) benefit concert at Seattle's Showbox for the Northwest chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Working with the organization encouraged McCready to go public about his ongoing battle with the debilitating stomach disorder Crohn's in 2003, and he's been a vocal supporter of CCFA ever since.
Ready to begin her last leg of touring in support of the 2003 Arista album "Afterglow," Sarah McLachlan says she is planning to rework aspects of the set list. Among the additions being considered are back catalog gems "Good Enough" and "The Path of Thorns." The outing begins April 12 in Victoria, B.C., and will run through June.
Bruce Springsteen will begin a solo acoustic tour April 25 in Detroit, in support of his upcoming Columbia album, "Devils & Dust." The first North American leg of the tour will play 2,500- to 5,000-seat theaters and theater configurations in arenas through May 20 in Boston, to be followed by a European run that begins May 24 in Dublin.