An all-new Lilith Tour is set to return in 2010 with a more racially-diverse lineup of women artists. R&B acts Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott and as well as pop star Corinne Bailey Rae, will join returning veterans Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Tegan and Sara and Erykah Badu for a tour of at least 18 major markets in the U.S. and Canada next year.
Nettwerk Music Group CEO Terry McBride said in a statement, “The 2010 Lilith Tour isn’t just a celebration of women in music, but a celebration of diverse female voices across all genres.”
Other performers include recruits from rock and pop (Metric, A Fine Frenzy, Brandi Carlile, Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, the Submarines, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals), and country (Sugarland, Miranda Lambert).
Specific dates have not yet been announced, but cities included in the 2010 trek are: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Calgary, Alberta; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; London, England; Los Angeles, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Montreal, Quebec; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Toronto, Ontario; Vancouver, British Columbia and Washington, DC.