Spring has officially begun, which means the 2023 Tour season is in full swing. Big artists like Taylor Swift, Depeche Mode, and Stevie Nicks are already deep in their touring schedules, but there are plenty of other exciting acts just getting ready to hit the road.
Now is the time for amazing billing from the likes of Drake and 21 Savage; imminent turnover turnover; Weezer and Spoon, Future Islands, Modest Mouse, and more; and Re:SET Concert Series with LCD Soundsystem, boygenius, and Steve Lacy. There are also a number of longtime dormant acts making returns, such as The Walkmen, Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, and Nickel Creek. Paramore, Death Grips, Shania Twain, Lil Wayne – whatever your taste, there’s a concert worth catching on your way.
Below, check out 61 of the hottest rides for Spring 2023, plus links to get you tickets. To keep up with all the latest news in live music, check this page for continuous updates.
Only recently have 100 gecs proven they can remain as weird, irreverent, and irresistible as ever with their major debut, 10,000 geks. Soon, they’ll be seeking to prove that their craziest, supportive stage show is still intact, too. The 31-day (!) North American race begins April 4th and runs through late May. – Jonah Kruger
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with a new album, What matters most, which is set to arrive June 2nd via New West Records, looks like piano man Ben Folds will be introducing some new material on his spring 2023 tour. A handful of dates will see him play with a full orchestra, so if you’re in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, and other select cities, Consider it extra fun. – Ben Kay
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The lively side of the black midi has always been paramount to her appeal. Balancing the ridiculously talented with the purely absurd, their performances inspire laughter, dig, and deep existential thought. With a string of dates in June and July, these cute British lads are not one you want to miss out on. – c.
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Bryan Adams, Joan Jett, and the Black Hearts
Sometimes two artists come together for a bill that makes you both so happy and so heartbroken. Fittingly, the joint Bryan Adams/Joan Jett and Black Hearts outing is actually called “So Happy It Hurts.” The two rock legends will be touring from early June through early August and are sure to bring all kinds of nostalgia to crowds across the US. – Bank.
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