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.
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.