The show must go on!! It’s music and comedy… on the road!!!

It seems like EVERYONE is going out on tour this year!  We just looked online at a list of who’s rockin’ the stadiums and concert halls this year and the list is SO FREAKING LONG… it’s gonna be a great year!!  You’re going to be able to see incredible performances from your favorite stars!   Who’s making up for lost time the last couple of crazy years??  Here’s just a few…   John Mellencamp, Carlos Santana, Steve Martin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Andrea Bocelli, the Avett Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, Chicago, Natalie Merchant, Hank Williams Jr. with Old Crow Medicine Show, Brooks and Dunn, Tom Jones, Bodeans, Katy Perry, George Thorogood, Chaka Khan, Ringo Starr, Tracy Morgan, REO Speedwagon, Willie Nelson, The Cure, Soulja Boy, Cheap Trick, Three Dog Night, Jeff Dunham, David Guetta, Ice Cube, Tim McGraw, Billy Bob Thornton, Calvin Harris, Alabama, Crash Test Dummies, Adele, Grand Funk Railroad, Styx, Wu-Tang Clan, Foreigner, Metallica, Goo Goo Dolls, Def Leppard, Spyro Gyra, Luke Bryan, Lumineers, Peter Frampton, Trevor Noah, AND SO SO SO MANY MANY MORE!!!!

Here’s some intel for you of SOME of this years concert tours and music festivals, thanks to Entertainment Weekly online at

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Red Hot Chili Peppers
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: April 1-May 25
Guests/Opening acts: the Strokes, Mars Volta, St. Vincent, Thundercat, King Princess

Tour: The In Pieces Tour
Dates: April 11-May 3

Tour: The Tour
Dates: April 12-Aug. 5
Guests/Opening acts: Carly Rae Jepsen, Broken Social Scene, Bartees Strange, Claud, Illuminati Hotties

Father John Misty
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: April 14-May 7
Guests/Opening acts: Omar Velasco, Loren Kramar, Butch Bastard

Janet Jackson
Tour: Together Again Tour
Dates: April 14-June 21
Guest/Opening act: Ludacris

Tour: Summer Tour 2023
Dates: April 14-Sept. 3

Shania Twain
Tour: Queen of Me Tour
Dates: April 15-Nov. 14
Guests/Opening acts: Breland, Hailey Whitters

Tour: Special 2our
Dates: April 21-June 2
Guest/Opening act: Latto

Melissa Etheridge
Tour: Summer Tour ’23
Dates: April 22-Aug. 15

Kali Uchis
Tour: Red Moon in Venus Tour
Dates: April 25-May 30
Guest/Opening act: Raye

Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: April 28-May 12
Guests/Opening acts: the Reds, Pinks, and Purples


Tour: Multitudes Spring Tour
Dates: May 2-19


Tegan and Sara
Tour: Crybaby Tour
Dates: May 3-Oct. 3
Guests/Opening acts: Hand Habits, Dragonette, Carlie Hanson

Blink 182
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: May 4-July 16
Guests/Opening acts: Turnstile, Rise Against, the Story So Far, Wallow

Ed Sheeran
Tour: Mathematics Tour
Dates: May 6-Sept. 23
Guests/Opening acts: Khalid, Russ, Dylan, Rosa Linn, Cat Burns, Maisie Peters

Dave Matthews Band
Tour: 2023 North American Tour
Dates: May 9-Sept. 3

Matchbox Twenty
Tour: Spring/Summer 2023 Tour
Dates: May 16-Aug. 6

The National
Tour: 2023 World Tour
Dates: May 18-Aug. 18
Guests/Opening acts: Soccer Mommy, the Beths, Patti Smith (Aug. 18)

Charlie Puth
Tour: The “Charlie” Live Experience
Dates: May 20-Jul. 11

Duran Duran
Tour: The Future Past North American Tour
Dates: May 23-Sept. 19
Guests/Opening acts: Grace Jones (Sept. 22), Nile Rodgers and Chic, Bastille

Foo Fighters
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: May 24-Oct. 5
Guests/Opening acts: The Breeders, Taipei Houston

Le Tigre
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: May 27-July 29
Guests/Opening acts: Shamir, Morgan and the Organ Donors, Claud, MAN ON MAN, Pom Pom Squad, Who is She?, Erin Markey, cumgirl8, Morgan Bassichis

Bebe Rexha
Tour: Best F’n Night of My Life Tour
Dates: May 31-June 30

Festival: Palm Tree Music Festival
City: Dana Point, Calif.
Dates: May 13
Headliners: Kygo, Ellie Goulding, Tove Lo

Festival: Hangout Music Festival
City: Gulf Shores, Ala.
Dates: May 19-21
Headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers, SZA, Calvin Harris, Lil Nas X, Paramore, Skrillex, the Kid Laroi, Flume

Festival: Lighting in a Bottle
City: Buena Vista, Calif.
Dates: May 24-29
Headliners: Rezz, Sofi Tukker, Diplo, Zhu, Tale of Us


Jenny Lewis
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: June 2-Aug. 7
Guests/Opening acts: Cass McCombs, Jenny O., Hayden Pedigo

Bryan Adams
Tour: So Happy It Hurts Tour
Dates: June 6-Aug. 3
Guest/Opening act: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Yo La Tengo
Tour: North American Tour ’23
Dates: June 9-June 28

Diana Ross
Tour: The Musical Legacy Tour 2023
Dates: June 9-July 2

Fleet Foxes
Tour: Shore Tour 2023
Dates: June 13-Aug. 24
Guests/Opening acts: My Morning Jacket, Uwade


The All-American Rejects
Tour: Wet Hot All-American Summer Tour
Dates: June 16-Oct. 14
Guests/Opening acts: New Found Glory, Motion City Soundtrack, the Starting Line, the Get Up Kids

Zac Brown Band
Tour: From the Fire Tour
Dates: June 23-Nov. 4
Guests/Opening acts: Marcus King, Tenille Townes, and King Calaway

The Smile
Tour: North American Tour
Dates: June 25-July 20

Tour: Sparks Tour 2023
Dates: June 27-July 16

Alicia Keys
Tour: Keys to the Summer Tour
Dates: June 28-Aug. 2

Festival: Outloud
City: West Hollywood
Dates: June 2-4
Headliners: Grace Jones, Carly Rae Jepsen, Orville Peck, Passion Pit


Festival: Roots Picnic
City: Philadelphia
Dates: June 2-4
Headliners: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Diddy and the Roots, Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert

Festival: Hot 97 Summer Jam
City: New York City
Date: June 4
Headliners: Cardi B, Glorilla, Ice Spice, Coi Leray, Fivio Foreign, French Montana, the Lox

Festival: Summerfest
City: Milwaukee
Dates: June 22-24; June 29-July 1; July 6-8
Headliners: James Taylor, Eric Church, Dave Matthews Band, Odesza, Zach Bryan, Imagine Dragons, Santa Fe Klan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Noah Kahan, Ava Max, the Pretty Reckless, Sean Paul, Coi Leray, Japanese Breakfast, Yellowcard, Smokey Robinson, Fleet Foxes


Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: July 5-Aug. 8
Guests/Opening acts: Mayday Parade, Story of the Year, Anberlin, This Wild Life

Tour: Renaissance World Tour
Dates: July 12-Sept. 26


Maggie Rogers
Tour: Summer of ’23 Tour
Dates: July 14-Sept. 29
Guests/Opening acts: Soccer Mommy, Alvvays

Tour: The Celebration Tour
Dates: July 15-Oct. 7

The Chicks
Tour: The Chicks World Tour 2023
Dates: July 21-Sept. 5
Guests/Opening acts: Ben Harper, Wild River

Tour: Summer Carnival 2023 Tour
Dates: July 24-Oct. 9
Guests/Opening acts: Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo, Brandi Carlile, Grouplove, KidCutUp

Regina Spektor
Tour: Summer Tour
Dates: July 28-Aug. 27
Guests/Opening acts: Aimee Mann, Allison Russell

Smashing Pumpkins
Tour: The World Is a Vampire Tour
Dates: July 28-Sept. 9
Guests/Opening acts: Interpol, Stone Temple Pilots, Rival Sons

Festival: Festival D’été de Québec
City: Quebec
Dates: July 6-16
Headliners: Foo Fighters, Lana Del Rey, Lil Durk, Green Day, Weezer, Zach Bryan, Illenium, Pitbull, Imagine Dragons

Festival: Pitchfork Music Festival
City: Chicago
Dates: July 21-23
Headliners: the Smile, Big Thief, Bon Iver

Festival: Rolling Loud Miami
City: Miami
Dates: July 21-23
Headliners: A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Playboy Carti


Beck and Phoenix
Tour: Summer Odyssey
Dates: Aug. 1-Sept. 10
Guests/Opening acts: Jenny Lewis, Japanese Breakfast, Weyes Blood, Sir Chloe

Tour: What Tour Feels Like
Dates: Aug. 3-Sept. 2

Father John Misty and The Head and the Heart
Tour: Summer Co-Headlining Tour
Dates: Aug. 4-Aug. 22
Guest/Opening act: Miya Folick

Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire
Tour: Sing a Song All Night Long Tour
Dates: Aug. 4-Sept. 15

Ben Harper
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: Aug. 10-Oct. 23
Guests/Opening acts: The Chicks, City and Colour, Katie Tupper

Guns N’ Roses
Tour: 2023 World Tour
Dates: Aug. 11-Oct. 16

Sigur Rós
Tour: Orchestral Tour
Dates: Aug. 14-Aug. 27

Weyes Blood
Tour: In Holy Flux Tour: Unleashed
Dates: Aug. 18-Sept. 14

Modest Mouse, Pixies + Cat Power
Tour: Co-Headline Tour
Dates: Aug. 20-Sept. 16

Alex G and Alvvays
Tour: 2023 Summer Tour
Dates: Aug. 23-Sept. 1
Guest/Opening act: Cassandra Jenkins

Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper
Tour: Freaks on Parade Tour
Dates: Aug. 24-Sept. 24
Guests/Opening acts: Ministry, Filter

Festival: Outside Lands
City: San Francisco
Dates: Aug. 11-13
Headliners: Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, Odesza, Lana Del Rey, Megan Thee Stallion, The 1975, Janelle Monáe, Zedd, Maggie Rogers, Fisher


Peter Gabriel
Tour: i/o – The Tour
Dates: Sept. 14-Oct. 13

Nick Cave
Tour: Live in North America – Solo
Dates: Sept. 19-Oct. 28

Tour: Rush! World Tour
Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 13

Festival: Ohana Festival
City: Dana Point, Cali.
Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Headliners: Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, The Killers, The Chicks, Haim, Pretenders


Festival: All Things Go Music Festival
City: Columbia, Md.
Dates: Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Headliners: Maggie Rogers, Lana Del Rey, Carly Rae Jepsen, Boygenius, Mt. Joy


John Mayer
Tour: Solo Acoustic Fall Tour
Dates: Oct. 3-Nov. 10
Guest/Opening act: JP Saxe

Queen + Adam Lambert
Tour: The Rhapsody Tour
Dates: Oct. 4-Nov. 12

Festival: After Shock
City: Sacramento
Dates: Oct. 5-8
Headliners: Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Limp Bizkit

Festival: When We Were Young
City: Las Vegas
Dates: Oct. 21-22
Headliners: Green Day, Blink-182, 30 Seconds to Mars, the Offspring, Good Charlotte


Tour: Freedom Tour
Dates: Jan. 25-April 23
Guest/Opening act: Toto

The Judds
Tour: The Final Tour
Dates: Jan. 26-Feb. 25
Guests/Opening acts: Martina McBride, Brandi Carlile, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town

Big Thief
Tour: North American Tour
Dates: Jan. 31-Aug. 5
Guests/Opening acts: Lucinda Williams, Nick Hakim, L’Rain, Buck Meek

Bruce Springsteen
Tour: 2023 Tour
Dates: Feb. 1-April 14

Carrie Underwood
Tour: The Denim & Rhinestones Tour
Dates: Feb. 2-March 17
Guests/Opening acts: Jimmie Allen

Tour: In North America Tour
Dates: Feb. 9-Aug. 2
Guests/Opening acts: Bloc Party and Genesis Owusu

Jo Dee Messina
Tour: Heads Carolina, Tails California Tour
Dates: Feb. 17-Nov. 11

Tour: SOS Tour
Dates: Feb. 21-March 23
Guest/Opening act: Omar Apollo

Father John Misty
Tour: Live! On Tour 2023
Dates: Feb. 26-May 7
Guest(s)/Opening act(s): Omar Velasco, Loren Kramar, Butch Bastard, High Water, Shaky Knees


Tour: More Love, Less Ego Tour
Dates: March 3-April 7

Reba McEntire
Tour: Reba: Live in Concert
Dates: Mar. 9-April 15
Guests/Opening acts: Terri Clark, the Isaacs

Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks
Tour: Two Icons, One Night Tour
Dates: March 10-Sept. 23

Kenny Loggins
Tour: The This Is It Tour
Dates: March 10-Oct. 27


Chris Stapleton
Tour: All American Road Show
Dates: March 16-Aug. 25
Guests/Opening acts: Margo Price, Nikki Lane, George Strait, Little Big Town, Marcus King, the War and Treaty, Charley Crockett, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Allen Stone

Taylor Swift
Tour: Eras Tour
Dates: March 17-Aug. 9
Guests/Opening acts: Paramore, HAIM, Phoebe Bridgers, beabadobee, Girl in Red, MUNA, Gayle, Gracie Abrams, OWENN

Tour: Spring 2023 North American Tour
Dates: March 23-April 30
Guests/Opening acts: Horsegirl, the A’s

Depeche Mode
Tour: Memento Mori World Tour
Dates: March 23-Dec. 15
Guests/Opening acts: Kelly Lee Owens, Stella Rose and the Dead Language

Billy Idol
Tour: Idol Live
Dates: March 30-May 20

Festival: M3F Festival
City: Phoenix
Dates: March 3-4
Headliners: Maggie Rogers, Jamie xx

Festival: Rolling Loud California
City: Inglewood, Calif.
Dates: March 3-5
Headliners: Playboy Carti, Travis Scott, Future, Lil Wayne

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