Blunt, Bareilles team for VH1 trek


NEW YORK -- James Blunt and Sara Bareilles will headline the next edition of VH1's You Oughta Know tour, which will begin Feb. 4 in Seattle. Tickets go on sale Saturday via Ticketmaster.

VH1's prior You Oughta Know tours have featured Mat Kearney with the Feeling and Brandi Carlile with A Fine Frenzy. The music channel's current crop of You Oughta Know artists features Bareilles, Colbie Caillat, Feist, Chrisette Michele and Ingrid Michaelson.

Before the tour, Blunt will play 10 U.K. dates beginning Jan. 9 in Glasgow. Bareilles has a handful of radio station-sponsored holiday concerts on tap next month.

Here are the You Oughta Know tour dates:

Feb. 4: Seattle (Moore Theatre)
Feb. 6: San Francisco (Warfield)
Feb. 7: Los Angeles (Wiltern)
Feb. 8: Las Vegas (the Pearl)
Feb. 12: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
Feb. 22: Chicago (Vic Theatre)
Feb. 23: Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theatre)
Feb. 27: Boston (Orpheum Theatre)
Feb. 29: New York (Beacon Theatre)
March 1: Philadelphia (Keswick Theatre)
March 4: Atlanta (Tabernacle)