Kenneth ” Babyface” Edmonds is planning a sporadic 2010 US tour schedule in advance of his forthcoming solo album.

The singer/songwriter/producer will gets things started in mid-March with performances in Chattanooga, TN (3/19) and Alexandria, LA (3/20). So far, the itinerary features a couple of shows each month through a Sept. 3 concert in Atlantic City, reports Live Daily.

Edmonds has been in the studio working on a follow-up to his 2007 release Playlist,” his first set of cover tunes. The album is expected to be released this year.

Last year, Edmonds launched his own imprint, Soda Pop Records, with Island Def Jam.

Below is the tour itinerary:

March 2010
19 – Chattanooga, TN – Hamilton Country Trade & Convention Center
20 – Alexandria, LA – North Levee Park

April 2010
24 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena

May 2010
1 – Saint Petersburg, FL – Vinoy Park
7 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
8 – Jacksonville, FL – Metropolitan Park

June 2010
4 – Kansas City, MO – Independence Arena
11 – Saint Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena

July 2010
16 – Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park

August 2010
20 – New York, NY – B.B. King Blues Club
21 – Fort Monroe, VA – Walker Air Field
22 – Alexandria, VA – Birchmere

September 2010
3 – Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa