Your Guide to the Hottest Summer Concerts

The Summer Concerts You Don’t Want to Miss


Last Thursday the Santa Monica Pier hosted its first Twilight Concert of the summer. Out of all the things I look forward to during these months, these beach-side concerts definitely score high on the list. It’s hard to beat cozying up with friends for a sandy sunset picnic with the sounds of waves crashing to one side and live music on the other. If you live in LA or happen to be passing through, add this to your calendar as a must-do.


The show reminded me how much I love going to concerts. It was also a painful reminder of how few I seem to make it to. Summer is definitely the season to catch a live show. There are countless great bands on tour and if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor venue near you, chances are that’s where your favorite acts will be playing.


To help make sure you catch the hottest summer concerts happening from now through September, we’ve lined up our list of acts not to miss. Check them out and get ready to sing and dance your heart out.

1.  Mr. and Mrs. Carter’s On the Run Tour
Because no matter the Solange drama, this power couple will always be your favorite.

Who: Beyonce and Jay-Z
When: Now-August 5
Lyrics You Need to Know: Drunk in Love
Watch It Now 

2. Prismatic Tour
Because you secretly love hearing 4 of her songs on the radio…at the same time.

Who: Katy Perry
When: Now-October 10
Lyrics You Need to Know: Roar
Watch It Now

3. What: 20/20 Experience Tour
Because you’ll never outgrow your teenage fantasies.

Who: Justin Timberlake
When: Now- August 12
Lyrics You Need to Know: Suit & Tie 
Watch It Now

4. What: The Joint Do it Again Tour
Because the 90’s and their pop stars are back.

Who: Robyn + Royksopp
When: Now- August 22
Lyrics You Need to Know: Dancing on My Own
Watch It Now

5. Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville

Because it reminds you of every college theme party you ever went to.

Who: Jimmy Buffett
When: Now – August 21
Lyrics You Need to Know: Cheeseburger in Paradise
Watch It Now

6. What: The Art Pop Ball

Because you’ve been obsessed with LGG ever since the release of Bad Romance.

Who: Lady Gaga
When: Now-August 20
Lyrics You Need to Know: Applause
Watch It Now

7. DMB Summer Tour

Because their songs remind you of your favorite times in college…heck even high school.

Who: Dave Matthews Band
When: Now- September 6
Lyrics You Need to Know: Crash into Me 
Watch It Now

8. The Heartthrob Tour

Because you can sing at the top of your lungs and dance your pants off.

Who:  Tegan and Sara
When: Now – October 8
Lyrics You Need to Know: Closer
Watch It Now

Who will you be catching in concert this summer? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @SingleDiariesXO!

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