Summer is here, restrictions are lifted, temperatures are high, and the skin is more! Many of us have missed the live show experience throughout the pandemic, but there is a lot to look forward to in just a few short months as the streets call our names once more! See which artist experience you can’t miss this year!
1. Governors Ball Music Festival (NYC)Source:Getty
This year’s Governor’s Ball is slated for September 24th through the 26th at Citi Field in New York City. The packed lineup includes favorites such as: A$AP Rocky, DaBaby, Megan thee Stallion, Young Thug, 21Savage, J.Balvin, Burna Boy, and more!
2. ALICIA The World TourSource:Getty
Alicia Keys is returning to the stage with her much-anticipated global tour! The international show that was scheduled for 2020 was postponed due to the pandemic. But, new dates and venues have been solidified, and tickets are available for the revamped show starting August 2022.
3. Bonnaroo (Manchester, TN)Source:Getty
Bonnaroo is a cult classic that welcomes big names each year to Manchester, Tennessee for an unforgettable festival of diverse artists on the farm. In its 20th year, attendees can expect to see Lizzo, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Baby, Janelle Monae, Nelly, Lana Del Rey, and Megan the Stallion, amongst many, many, more features!
4. Made in America Festival (Philadelphia, PA)Source:Getty
Jay-Z never lets us down with the Made in America Festival that grew legs since its first year! MIA was a quick favorite as thousands of music enthusiasts near and far gathered around the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to bring a multidimensional show to Philadelphia at an affordable price. The lineup is still yet to be announced, however, Early Bird 2-Day passes are already on sale for $100 for September 4th and 5th.
5. Ziggy Marley & Stephen MarleySource:Getty
Get ready for all of the vibes. Ziggy and Stephen Marley are coming together in celebration of their father, Bob Marley, through a North American tour of tributes to the legend. The duo will feature original compositions alongside some of their father’s most iconic pieces of work. This is a whole show the entire family can enjoy as we celebrate and relive such a moment in time.
Luda is taking a break from the big screen to give us a taste of what we have been missing! Take a trip down memory lane with one of our favorite multi-hyphenates, Ludacris. He only has a handful of dates out right now, so be sure to grab your tickets and make your arrangements to take a blast to the past.
7. Astroworld Festival (Houston, TX)Source:Getty
Astroworld has, certainly, created a name for itself, and each song makes us wonder what Astroworld is really like! Inspired by Travis Scott’s imaginative place of residence, Astroworld Festival takes concert goers to another dimension via an experience that combines the likes of Coachella, Burning Man, and your local rodeo! This one-day show has, excitingly, expanded to two days (November 5 and 6) after the cancellation of its 2020 show. Although the lineup is yet to be announced, that didn’t stop pre-sale from selling out in under an hour!
8. Parklife (Manchester, England)Source:Getty
Take a trip out to see a stacked lineup of international favorites, and domestic standouts! Schedule your trip across the pond for one of the U.K.’s most esteemed productions featuring headliners such as: Burna Boy, Dave, Skepta, Koffee, Megan thee Stallion, DaBaby, Jamie xx, and so many more on September 11th and 12th in Heaton Park, Manchester.
9. Summer Smash (Chicago, IL)Source:Getty
Chicago is known for a number of attractions, and Summer Smash is towards the top of the list! pack your bags to head to Douglass Park, Chicago August 20th to the 22nd for The Lyrical Lemonade’s annual featuring a diverse group of names including: City Girls, Lil Yachty, Wocka Flocka Flame, Earl Sweatshirt, Mulatto, Swae Lee, Gunna, and more artists you may not see anywhere else this year, or this festival season!
10. Lollapalooza (Chicago, IL)Source:Getty
Lollapalooza has a reputation that precedes it. The Chicago staple will take place in Grant Park July 29th through August 1st as this is another opportunity to see Meg thee Stallion, and faces you may not have seen since 2019, such as: Roddy Rich, Post Malone, Trippie Red, Jack Harlow, Playboi Carti and more, and the list of headliners and features decorates the set of artist ready to take the stage for this multi-day experience.