Amping Up: After he wraps his first season as an "American Idol" judge, country star Keith Urban will jump into a new leg of dates for his Light the Fuse tour, featuring Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. Booked by the Richard de la Font Agency, the run will stop in Nashville at the Bridgestone Arena (April 16), then play the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass. (Aug. 10), Red Rocks in Denver (Aug. 30), Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (Sept. 27) and the Huffington Center in Toledo, Ohio (Nov. 24).

 

November Rain: Following the announcement of new LP "Kveikur" (June 17, XL Recordings), Sigur Rós has unveiled plans for a tour in November, booked by Marty Diamond at Paradigm. Starting at Dublin's O2 Arena (Nov. 16), the group will then play the Brighton (England) Centre (Nov. 20), Wembley Arena in London (Nov. 21), the Mitsubishi Electric Hall in Dusseldorf, Germany (Nov. 25) and Spektrum in Oslo (Nov. 28).

 

Sweetest Kill: Staten Island MC Ghostface Killah launched his Twelve Reasons to Die tour--featuring Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Killah Priest and booked by Peter Schwartz of the Agency Group--March 28 at the Mayan Theatre in L.A. Next up: Mississippi Studios in Portland, Ore. (April 10), St. Andrews in Detroit (April 30), the Met in Providence, R.I. (May 11) and Emo's in Austin (May 22).

 

Pinch Me: To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Barenaked Ladies will head out on the Last Summer on Earth tour with Ben Folds Five and Guster. Prior to the first show, BNL will release its new LP in early June, featuring the single "Boomerang" (Vanguard). Touching down in Grand Prairie, Texas, at the Verizon Theatre (June 17), the Ladies will make stops at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga, Calif. (June 25-26), the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto (July 11), the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston (July 16) and the Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, N.C. (July 28).