With a new album on store shelves and an eye-catching music video making the rounds online, Erykah Badu has announced plans for a spring...

With a new album on store shelves and an eye-catching music video making the rounds online, Erykah Badu has announced plans for a spring tour of the United States.

The Freaq Flag Tour launches on the East Coast with a May 22 concert at Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore, MD. As it stands now, the bulk of Badu’s personal itinerary cuts off after a June 20 concert at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, but other scattered concert commitments will keep Badu on the road through mid-August.

The R&B songstress’s 19-date spring itinerary includes shows on May 25 at Roseland Ballroom in New York, NY; June 2-3 at Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL; June 11 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA; and June 19 at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA.

According to Badu’s official MySpace Music profile, her two-night stand in the Windy City will feature support from rock/hip-hop trio N.E.R.D. At this point, special guests are not specified for the other tour stops.

As spring turns to summer, Badu’s calendar continues with special engagements and festival dates.

On June 26, she’s marked for a guest appearance on Maxwell’s headlining tour stop at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Badu is also on the billing for the first five dates of the 2010 Lilith Fair, along with two later Fair stops in August, and an August 8 set at Lollapalooza in Chicago, IL.

Badu released her fifth studio album, “New Amerykah, Part Two: Return of the Ankh,” at the end of March. To promote the record, Badu released a music video for the first single “Window Seat” earlier in the month. The video follows Badu down a Dallas sidewalk, where she strips off her clothes in broad daylight before being shot.

The singer was charged with disorderly conduct, a class C misdemeanor, for baring it all. But she also received an onslaught of media attention as controversy flared over her public nudity and allusions to the Dallas assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Erykah Badu itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

May 22Baltimore, MDPier Six Pavilion
May 23Boston, MAOrpheum Theatre
May 25New York, NYRoseland Ballroom
May 26Upper Darby, PATower Theatre
May 28Washington, DCDAR Constitution Hall
May 30Detroit, MIChene Park
June 2 – 3Chicago, ILChicago Theatre
June 5Memphis, TNOrpheum Theatre
June 6Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium
June 8Kansas City, MOMidland Theatre
June 9St. Louis, MOFox Theater
June 11Atlanta, GAPhilips Arena
June 13Houston, TXVerizon Wireless Theatre
June 14Grand Prairie, TXNokia Theatre at Grand Prairie
June 16Denver, COFillmore Auditorium
June 18Oakland, CAParamount Theatre
June 19Saratoga, CAThe Mountain Winery
June 20Los Angeles, CAGreek Theatre
June 26New York, NYMadison Square Garden Arena
June 27Calgary, ABMcMahon Stadium *
June 28Edmonton, ABNorthlands Spectrum Racetrack *
July 1Vancouver, BCPitt Meadows Airport *
July 2Ridgefield, WASleep Country Amphitheater *
July 3Quincy, WAGorge Amphitheatre *
August 4Raleigh, NCTime Warner Pavilion *
August 7Columbia, MDTBA
August 8Chicago, ILLollapalooza
August 11Tampa, FLFord Amphitheater *

* Lilith Fair Tour