After unveiling plans for fall 2010 and winter 2011 legs to his No Better Than This Tour, John Mellencamp has added a third round...

After unveiling plans for fall 2010 and winter 2011 legs to his No Better Than This Tour, John Mellencamp has added a third round of dates to the calendar for spring 2011.

More than a dozen concerts have been added to the heartland rock veteran’s 2010-2011 calendar. The new extension picks up April 1 at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prarie, TX, and continues through an April 28 show at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA.

Mellencamp has also expanded a couple earlier dates on his calendar. The musician’s stand in Toronto, ON, will stretch over February 8 and 9 at Massey Hall. Meanwhile in Manhattan, he’ll take the stage February 18 and 19 at Radio City Music Hall.

Public ticket sales start October 29 for all newly revealed concerts. Fans can gain early access to tickets through a round of presales beginning October 27 on the musician’s official Web site. For the most part, Mellencamp’s ticket prices start at about $45 and range up to $130, according to listings on Ticketmaster.com.

Mellencamp’s first tour leg begins in just a few days with an October 29-30 stand at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. The 2010 run ends after about a month with a November 26-27 block at Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Next year, the musician’s second tour leg kicks off with a February 3 performance at the Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA, and continues through March 5 at Moran Theater in Jacksonville, FL. Mellencamp and his band have a month-long break in the calendar before the third (and final, at this point) tour leg launches.

The 59-year-old Mellencamp is promoting his most recent studio album, “No Better Than This.” The record dropped August 17, earning a No. 10 debut on the Billboard 200.

John Mellencamp – 2010 itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

October 29 – 30 Bloomington, IN Indiana University
November 1 Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati Music Hall
November 3 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
November 5 Kansas City, MO The Midland By AMC
November 6 St. Louis, MO Fabulous Fox Theatre
November 8 Indianapolis, IN Clowes Memorial Hall
November 11 Indianapolis, IN Butler University
November 13 South Bend, IN Morris Performing Arts Center
November 16 Fort Wayne, IN Embassy Theatre
November 17 Cleveland, OH Palace Theatre
November 19 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
November 20 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
November 22 – 23 Minneapolis, MN The Orpheum Theatre
November 26 – 27 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre

John Mellencamp – 2011 itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

February 3 Lowell, MA Lowell Memorial Auditorium
February 4 Waterbury, CT Palace Theater
February 6 Ottawa, ON National Arts Centre
February 9 – 10 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
February 15 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
February 18 – 19 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
February 21 Philadelphia, PA Academy of Music
February 24 Richmond, VA Landmark Theater
February 26 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium
February 27 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
March 1 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center
March 3 Fort Lauderdale, FL Broward Center for the Performing Arts
March 4 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
March 5 Jacksonville, FL Moran Theater
April 1 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
April 2 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater
April 3 Houston, TX Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
April 6 Denver, CO Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre
April 8 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
April 9 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
April 12 Seattle, WA Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
April 13 Vancouver, BC Orpheum
April 15 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 19 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place
April 22 Regina, SK Conexus Arts Centre
April 27 Omaha, NE Omaha Civic Music Hall
April 28 Ames, IA Stephens Auditorium