Supporting her fifth solo album and first new release in seven years, Natalie Merchant has announced plans for a summer headlining tour. The 31-city...

Supporting her fifth solo album and first new release in seven years, Natalie Merchant has announced plans for a summer headlining tour.

The 31-city tour launches July 12 at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ, and continues through a September 1 show at Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville, SC.

Along the way, the former 10,000 Maniacs frontwoman will perform July 15-16 at Town hall in New York, NY; July 22 at Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL; August 3 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, CO; August 13 at Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA; and August 28 at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.

Public onsale dates vary for each concert, though tickets are already available for select performances. A full list of the tour’s onsales can be found on Merchant’s official Web site. Face values range from lows around $30 to just over $60, according to Ticketmaster.com‘s current listings.

Merchant is touring behind the April 9 release of her latest studio album, “Leave Your Sleep.” The record is her first new project since 2003’s “The House Carpenter’s Daughter” and debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200, while also topping Billboard‘s folk albums chart.

Natalie Merchant itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

July 12Montclair, NJWellmont Theatre
July 13Northampton, MACalvin Theater
July 15 – 16New York, NYTown Hall
July 18North Bethesda, MDMusic Center at Strathmore
July 19Boston, MAWang Theatre
July 20Philadelphia, PAMerriam Theater
July 22Chicago, ILChicago Theatre
July 23Milwaukee, WIRiverside Theatre
July 24St. Paul, MNThe O’Shaughnessy
July 26Grand Rapids, MIFrederik Meijer Gardens
July 27Ann Arbor, MIMichigan Theater
August 3Denver, COEllie Caulkins Opera House
August 4Salt Lake City, UTRed Butte Garden
August 6Woodinville, WAChateau Ste. Michelle Winery
August 7Goldendale, WAMaryhill Winery Amphitheater
August 9Saratoga, CAThe Mountain Winery
August 10Santa Rosa, CAWells Fargo Center for the Arts
August 11Oakland, CAFox Theater
August 13Los Angeles, CAOrpheum Theatre
August 14San Diego, CASpreckels Theatre
August 17Phoenix, AZDodge Theatre
August 19Dallas, TXWinspear Opera House
August 20Austin, TXParamount Theatre
August 21Houston, TXVerizon Wireless Theater
August 24Clearwater, FLRuth Eckerd Hall
August 25Fort Lauderdale, FLBroward Center for the Performing Arts
August 27Atlanta, GACobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
August 28Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium
August 30Durham, NCDurham Performing Arts Center
August 31Charlotte, NCOvens Auditorium
September1Greenville, SCPeace Center Concert Hall