Jet sets: Despite the recent departure of bassist Kai Fish, English psychedelic rockers Mystery Jets are ­flying high in support of fourth album "Radlands" (Rough Trade). Following several dates in Europe, the band will touch down stateside on June 11, playing Brooklyn Bowl before joining a string of dates in support of Keane, including June 14 at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md., and June 15 at New York's Beacon Theatre. The band will hit Los Angeles for a June 27 headliner at the Satellite. Angus Baskerville of 13 Artists booked.

Child's play: On June 7, actor-turned-rapper Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, kicked off the Royal Family tour with special guests Schoolboy Q and Danny Brown at the Pageant in St. Louis before heading to the Tabernacle in Atlanta on June 10. New York's Central Park SummerStage (June 25) is already sold out.

Precious metal: Hip-hop-infused New Orleans brass band the Soul Rebels kick off a summer in support of its "Unlock Your Mind" EP (Rounder Records) at the 11th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. A stop at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, Calif., follows on June 15, before New York's Brooklyn Bowl (June 22) and the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Mich. (June 29).

Short but sweet: Welsh indie pop band Los Campesinos! sprint through an American tour with stops including Chicago's food-inspired music festival Taste of Randolph on June 15, Plush in St. Louis (June 16) and the Headliners Music Hall in Louisville, Ky. (June 17). Indie rock band Yellow Ostrich will support.

In vogue: After spending the summer tearing through the electronic dance music festival circuit with stops on the Identity Festival (including Cincinnati; Toronto; and the Woodlands, Texas), as well as at Lollapalooza (Aug. 3) and Hard Summer in Los Angeles (Aug. 4), London dubstep duo Nero will join the North American leg of Madonna's "MDNA" tour this fall. That's a mean two-step!

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