Veteran entertainer Bette Midler is set to embark on her first major tour in over a decade next year (15).

The Beaches star will release her first new studio album in eight years, It's The Girls!, later this month (Nov14), and now she has further delighted fans by revealing plans to hit the road in support of the project, on which she salutes her biggest girl group influences.

Midler, 68, will kick off a 22-date tour in Florida in May (15), making stops all over the U.S. and Canada, before taking her final bow onstage at New York's iconic Madison Square Garden on 25 June (15), reports

It's The Girls! features Midler's covers of songs by The Boswell Sisters, The Ronettes, The Supremes, The Andrews Sisters and TLC, whose Waterfalls hit has been revamped as a cabaret-style track.