SNOCORE 2001 The sixth winter rock extravaganza includes two tours, both opening in Las Vegas. The funk-infused SnoCore Icicle Ball, featuring Galactic and Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, rolls out Jan. 17, while the harder-edged SnoCore Rock, with Fear Factory, Kittie, and the Union Underground, starts rocking on Jan. 19.
EVERLAST To boost sagging sales of his Eat at Whitey’s album, the rapper-turned-folkster will launch a 16-date club tour in Chicago on Jan. 25 and then head east, closing in Norfolk, Va., in mid-March.
ALAN JACKSON Before joining George Strait’s road show in late March, Jackson will headline an arena tour set to kick off in Albany, N.Y., on Jan. 31. Sara Evans and Lee Ann Womack will step up to share the bill for some dates.