Wizards of Oz: After three consecutive sold-out tours in Australia, Boyz II Men return to the land of Oz for a nine-date run Âbeginning in Adelaide at the Barton Theatre (Nov. 16) and ending in Sydney at the State Theatre (Nov. 30). Other stops include Brisbane's Tivoli Theatre (Nov. 21), Gold Coast's Jupiters Casino (Nov. 23) and Canberra's Royal Theatre (Nov. 24). The stint Down Under is in support of the act's 2011 effort, "Twenty" (MSM/Benchmark/Warner Bros.), and was booked by Richard De La Font Agency.
The Swedes are coming! Swedish DJ/electro-pop duo Icona Pop touches down for two quick stops stateside this fall: Santos Party House in New York (Sept. 12) and Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin (Nov. 2). Coda Music Agency booked.
All heart: Austin alt-rock outfit Heartless Bastards recently kicked off a fall run in Hattiesburg, Miss. The 32-date trek will feature stops at High Noon Saloon in Madison, Wis. (Oct. 19), with alt-country group Futurebirds in support, and a grand finale with Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at hometown favorite Stubb's Bar-B-Q (Nov. 8). Jackie Nalpant from Paradigm booked.
Stay fly: Danish pop duo the Ravonettes have announced a massive world tour in support of new release "Observator" (Vice). The run, which will stretch through early 2013, kicks off at Portland, Ore.'s Hawthorne Theatre on Sept. 21 and includes stops at A&R in Columbus, Ohio (Sept. 29), Union Transfer in Philadelphia (Oct. 4) and Salon Iksv in Istanbul, Turkey (Dec. 15).
Bring the Noize: German DJ Boys Noize (real name Alexander Ridha) embarks on an expansive tour this fall that begins on his home turf -- Berlin's Columbiahalle on Oct. 6 -- and includes stops at Fantastic Festival in Lille, France (Oct. 19) and New York's Roseland Ballroom (Nov. 30). The run wraps at the House of Blues in Houston on Dec. 21.