Timeless hearts: After a near six-decade career, country music legend George Jones has begun what he's terming a farewell tour. Dubbed the Grand Tour and booked by the Richard de la Font Agency, the run kicked off Nov. 11 at the Mansion Theater in Branson, Mo., and will make stops at the Realto Square Theater in Joliet, Ill. (March 15) and the Fox Theatre in Atlanta (April 19), all leading up to a final performance at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 19, 2013 . . . Surf's up: Following a November swing through Germany in support of The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy (Barsurk), New York alt-rock outfit Nada Surf will close the year with a string of stateside dates including stops at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis (Dec. 6), the Basement in Columbus, Ohio (Dec. 9), Paradise Rock Club in Boston (Dec. 13) and a two-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom (Dec. 14-15) . . . Takk takk: Icelandic ambient post-rock act Sigur Rós has added North American dates to an upcoming tour to promote a new EP (due in March) that includes stops in Perth, Australia, at the Belvoir Ampitheatre (Nov. 13), Coliseum in Porto, Portugal (Feb. 13), HMH in Amsterdam (Feb. 21) and a three-date run at Brixton Academy in London (March 7-9). U.S. stops include the Patriot Center in Washington, D.C. (March 24), UIC Pavilion in Chicago (April 2), 1st Bank in Denver (April 6) and the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco (April 17) . . . Retrograde: Crooner Angel Olsen has announced tour dates in support of new album Half Way Home (Bathetic Records). Booked by the Paper and Iron Agency, the tour will stop at the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar in Charlottesville, N.C. (Nov. 15), Forsythia Hall in Asheville, N.C. (Nov. 17) and the Burlington in Olsen's hometown of Chicago (Nov. 19) . . . Hive mind: Swedish rock act the Hives will open P!nk's 2013 North American arena tour. Dates run from February to March and include stops at the Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times Forum (Feb. 27), KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. (March 8) and Montreal's Bell Center (March 12).-Nick Williams