After his first round of "Face 2 Face" shows with Billy Joel and before launching the last leg of his long-running "Red Piano" engagement in Las Vegas, Elton John will play a few solo dates this April. New dates continue to roll in for Elton John and Billy Joel as they lay the groundwork for the initial leg of their upcoming shared "Face 2 Face" tour. This edition of the SoundSpike Weekend podcast features tour, ticketing and music news about George Strait, Powerman 5000, The Ting Tings, Bloc Party, Animal Collective, Blue October, Bruce Springsteen, Benjamin Taylor, The Dead, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John & Billy Joel, New Kids on the Block, The Killers, Morrissey, Nickelback, Ben Folds, Lil Wayne, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Rush, Iron Maiden, Taylor Swift and more. Another half-dozen dates have been added to Elton John and Billy Joel's upcoming "Face 2 Face" tour, including a stop in Canada. Elton John and Billy Joel have added a few new dates to their upcoming "Face 2 Face" tour, which launches in early spring and is expected to run for parts of the next two years. This week's edition of the SoundSpike Weekend podcast features tour, ticketing and music news about George Jones, Cowboy Junkies, The Airborne Toxic Event, Brooks & Dunn, Wu-Tang Clan, The Walkmen, OK Go, Bonnie Raitt, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John & Billy Joel, the Eagles, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, Celtic Woman, Britney Spears, Brad Paisley, Deftones, Blur, Joe Satriani, Coldplay, DMX, Common and Britney Spears. Initial dates continue to trickle in for Elton John and Billy Joel's upcoming "Face 2 Face" tour, which kicks off next spring and is expected to cover ground worldwide over a two-year period. A few more dates have surfaced for the 2009 edition of the Face 2 Face tour, an outing featuring co-headlining piano men Billy Joel and Elton John.