Did you think the addition of Rihanna to Lilith Fair was everything that the all-female festival could do to reignite that spark after a 10-plus year absence? Then you don’t know these ladies very well. While “The Last Girl On Earth” is sure to sell tickets, the likes of Carly Simon and Queen Latifah have further cemented the return of one of the biggest and best traveling tours in the U.S.

Before you get your hopes up, however, do know that Simon and Latifah’s presence on the tour will be limited; Simon’s just signed on for shows at Boston, Hartford and New York, while Latifah will perform in Detroit and Las Vegas. Even still, Lilith co-founders Terry McBride and Marty Diamond are happy to have both icons on board, citing Simon as the performer who “embodies the entire spirit of Lilith”, while Latifah’s performances at the original Lilith Fair “are still some of the most memorable”.

Simon and Latifah join a Lilith Fair bill that already includes the likes of Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Norah Jones, Metric, Cat Power, Tegan and Sara, Miranda Lambert, Go-Go’s, Corinne Bailey Rae, Suzanne Vega, and the aforementioned Rihanna, as well a whole bunch of others. Basically, if you’re not performing on this thing, you must be on someone’s shit list.


Keep in mind each stop has just 11 performers, with McLachlan being the only act to play each of the tour’s dates. So be sure to check out the schedule for each stop at Lilith Fair’s website before grabbing tickets. You can find a full of tour dates below.

Lilith Fair 2010 Tour Dates:
06/27 – Calgary, AB @ McMahon Stadium
06/28 – Edmonton, AB @ Northlands Spectrum
07/01 – Vancouver, BC @ Pitt Meadows Airport
07/02 – Portland, OR @ Sleep Country Amphitheater
07/03 – Seattle, WA @ Gorge Ampitheatre
07/05 – San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View
07/07 – San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
07/08 – Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Wireless Pavilion
07/09 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
07/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
07/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
07/13 – Denver, CO @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
07/15 – Kansas City, MO @ Capitol Federal Park
07/16 – St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
07/17 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
07/18 – Minneapolis, MN @ Canterbury Park
07/20 – Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
07/21 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
07/23 – Montreal,QC @ Parc Jean-Drapeau
07/24 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07/27 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
07/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Susquehanna Bank Center
07/30 – Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
07/31 – New York, NY @ PNC Bank Arts Center
08/01 – Hartford, CT @ Comcast Theatre
08/03 – Washington, DC @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
08/04 – Raleigh, NC @ Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
08/06 – Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
08/07 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre
08/10 – W. Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
08/11 – Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre
08/12 – Birmingham, AL @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
08/14 – Austin, TX @ TBA
08/15 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
08/16 – Dallas, TX @ Superpages.com Center