Lilith Fair adds Rihanna, announces complete North American tour itinerary

Lilith Fair, the all-female touring music festival of 1990s, is back in 2010 after a decade-long hiatus. On April 12, the festival's full North American summer itinerary was revealed, along with the latest lineup addition: R&B star Rihanna, who will join the tour's all-star lineup for a July 12 concert in Salt Lake City.

The Lilith Tour will hit 36 North American cities between June 27 and August 16. Each concert will feature 11 artists, with only headliner Sarah McLachlan - who founded Lilith Fair in 1997 - set to perform at every venue. Other artists include Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Gossip, Corinne Bailey Rae, Cat Power, Norah Jones, and Emmylou Harris, in addition to the just-added Rihanna.


2010 Lilith Tour itinerary:

June
27 Calgary, AB: McMahon Stadium
28 Edmonton, AB: Northlands Spectrum

July
1 Vancouver, BC: Pitt Meadows Airport
2 Portland, OR: Sleep Country Amphitheater
3 Seattle, WA: The Gorge Amphitheatre
5 San Francisco, CA: Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View
7 San Diego, CA: Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
8 Phoenix, AZ: Cricket Wireless Pavilion
9 Las Vegas, NV: Mandalay Bay Events Center
10 Los Angeles, CA: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
12 Salt Lake City, UT: USANA Amphitheatre
13 Denver, CO: Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
15 Kansas City, MO: Capitol Federal Park @ Sandstone
16 St. Louis, MO: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St Louis
17 Chicago, IL: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
18 Minneapolis, MN: Canterbury Park
20 Indianapolis, IN: Verizon Wireless Music Center
21 Detroit, MI: DTE Energy Music Theatre
23 Montreal, QC: Parc Jean-Drapeau
24 Toronto, ON: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
27 Cleveland, OH: Blossom Music Center
28 Philadelphia, PA: Susquehanna Bank Center
30 Boston, MA: Comcast Center
31 New York, NY: PNC Bank Arts Center

August
1 Hartford, CT: Comcast Theatre
3 Washington, DC: Venue TBA
4 Raleigh, NC: Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
6 Charlotte, NC: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
7 Nashville, TN: Bridgestone Arena
8 Atlanta, GA: Aaron's Amphitheatre
10 W. Palm Beach, FL: Cruzan Amphitheatre
11 Tampa, FL: Ford Amphitheatre
12 Birmingham, AL: Verizon Wireless Music Center Birmingham
14 Austin, TX: Venue TBA
15 Houston, TX: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
16 Dallas, TX: Superpages.com Center

The original Lilith Fair took place over three consecutive summers, from 1997 to 1999, and featured world-famous artists including Jewel, Tracy Chapman, Fiona Apple, Indigo Girls, Sinéad O'Connor, and Christina Aguilera.

For more information abuot the 2010 Lilith Tour, including complete lineup information for each venue, visit http://www.lilithfair.com. Tickets for some shows are already on sale, while remaining dates go on-sale beginning on April 17 at lilithfair.com and http://www.livenation.com.

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