New & Upcoming Releases – June

Here’s a quick list of some new and upcoming releases:

June 15

Sarah McLachlan
Laws of Illusion
Body Talk Pt 1

June 21

We Are Born
Miley Cyrus
Can't Be Tamed
Macy Gray
The Sellout
Cyndi Lauper
Memphis Blues

June 29

Indigo Girls
Staring Down the Brilliant Dream

Other recent releases you may have missed:

Christina Aguilera – Bionic
Jewel – Sweet and Wild
Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid
Natalie Merchant – Leave Your Sleep
Tracey Thorn – Love & Its Opposite
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Lilith Fair Tour Dates Announced

Lilith logo Lilith, The Celebration of Women in Music, returns this summer for a 36-city tour across North America.

There will be 11 acts on each date, with only headliner Sarah McLachlan and the Lilith Local Talent Search winner performing in every city.

The remaining line-up will constantly rotate from among more than 80 acts.

There are some familiar faces from the festival’s first tour in 1997 (Indigo Girls, Suzanne Vega, Tara MacLean) mixed with acts that are comparatively new to the scene (Colbie Caillat, La Roux, Ingrid Michaelson).

Visit to find out which artists will be in your city! Which city has the best line-up? Let the debate (and the travelling) begin!

Here are just a few of the confirmed artists:

Beth Orton Brandi Carlile Cat Power
Chantal Kreviazuk Colbie Caillat Corinne Bailey Rae
Emmylou Harris Erykah Badu Gossip
Heart Indigo Girls Jill Scott
Kelly Clarkson Martina McBride Mary J. Blige
Metric Miranda Lambert Norah Jones
Rihanna Sara Bareilles Sheryl Crow
Sugarland Suzanne Vega Tegan and Sara
The Bangles A Fine Frenzy Anya Marina
Butterfly Boucher Chairlift Erin McCarley
Ingrid Michaelson Janelle Monáe Jesca Hoop
Kate Nash Ke$ha La Roux
Missy Higgins Rosie Thomas Sia
Tara MacLean The Submarines Toby Lightman

Lilith Fair Strikes Back

It was recently announced that Lilith Fair will be returning in 2010. For those of you not in the know, Lilith Fair was a festival started by Sarah McLachlan that featured only female artists and female-led bands. From 1997 – 1999, the festival featured artists such as Sarah McLachlan, Paula Cole, Lisa Loeb, Fiona Apple, Sheryl Crow, the Cardigans, Jewel, Indigo Girls, Tracy Chapman, Erykah Badu, Natalie Merchant, Liz Phair, and many others.

The 2010 lineup hasn’t been announced yet but I would like to suggest getting the Sundays back on stage!