With Memorial Day around the corner and the weather warming up, it’s almost time to head outdoors for a season of music. Summer marks the arrival of outdoor concerts, music festivals, and live performances. After a long winter of rain, snow, and sleet, concert-goers are ready to experience the energy and excitement of live music again. From the classic stadium tours to the intimate local gigs, there is something for everyone this summer. Here are some of the hottest summer concerts that music lovers won’t want to miss.
Popular Summer Tours
Taylor Swift has been one of the biggest names in music for over a decade now and her current adventure, the highly anticipated Eras Tour, is generating tons of buzz around the country. From her early days as a country music starlet to her more recent pop hits, Swift’s music has undergone a significant evolution. The Eras Tour is a celebration of Taylor Swift’s musical career, which has been defined by a series of distinct eras. Each era has its own unique sound, style, and theme, and the tour is divided into ten acts, each representing a different era of Swift’s music. The tour has been traveling around the country since mid-March and Swift will continue to perform until August 9th when she completes the 52-show run in Los Angeles, California.
Queen Bey is back! Beyonce’s summer tour kicks off its US leg in July and will stop in major cities across North America, Europe, and Asia. The electrifying show will be filled with Beyoncé’s biggest hits, stunning visuals and wardrobe changes, and her recognizable, show-stopping choreography. This tour is especially exciting for Beyoncé fans because she hasn’t performed live in a few years. Her last “On the Run II” tour with her husband, Jay-Z, wrapped up in 2018. In addition to her classic hits, fans can also expect to hear some new music from Mrs. Knowles’s album, Renaissance.
The legendary rock band, Guns N’ Roses, is hitting the road for a world tour across the Middle East, Europe, and North America. Fans can expect to hear classic hits like “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “Paradise City,” and “Welcome to the Jungle,” as well as some new material. The US leg of the tour begins on August 11 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and will make stops in major cities across the US.
Canadian rapper, Drake, is hitting the road for the “Drake: It’s All a Blur Tour.” As one of the biggest names in the music industry, Drake’s concerts are known for their high energy and great rap and hip hop music, including “In My Feelings,” “One Dance,” and “God’s Plan.” There’s no doubt that Drake’s concerts will be sold-out events, so buy your tickets soon! ParkMobile is available for parking reservations at many of his tour stops.
Alicia Keys is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter who has captivated audiences around the world with her soulful voice and piano skills. This summer, she’s embarking on her “Alicia – Keys to the Summer Tour” which promises to showcase her impressive vocal range and strong musical talent. In addition to her music, Keys also shares personal stories and messages of empowerment with her fans, inspiring them to pursue their dreams and live their best lives.
In addition to stadium and arena tours, outdoor music festivals are another way to enjoy music in the summer months. Popular festivals to check out this summer include Exodus Music and Arts Festival 2023 at The Pavillion at Toyota Music Factory in Dallas, Texas, the 2023 Essence Festival of Culture at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Global Dance Festival at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado.
If you’re planning to attend one of the above concerts or festivals, research if ParkMobile is available at your local venue. We offer parking reservations at over 350 venues nationwide allowing guests to reserve parking in advance of attending a concert through the ParkMobile app. With some of the nation’s most recognized singers and songwriters hitting the stage this summer, you do not want to miss a minute of their sets. To reserve parking, visit the Reserve Parking feature on our website and enter the venue you are looking for into the search bar. Find your event, and click through to complete your parking reservation.
Popular Venues from Coast to Coast
One of our more popular arenas, Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is welcoming some of the world’s biggest musicians to the stadium this summer. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Metallica, BLACKPINK, Guns N’ Roses, and more will be hitting the stage at the NFL stadium from May to August. Located outside of New York City, the outdoor venue can seat up to 50,000 concert-goers. If you’re visiting MetLife for a summer concert, don’t forget to use ParkMobile’s reservations feature to book your parking spot before arriving at the event. Visit the MetLife Stadium reservations page to guarantee your parking spot in advance.
Across the country, the historic Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California, is also welcoming a variety of artists to its iconic stage. The outdoor entertainment venue has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry, and this summer is no exception. From bluegrass guitarist, Billy Strings, to country music singer, Brett Young, and The Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr, the talent hitting the stage at The Greek is bound to bring sold-out shows. Try to avoid some of the LA traffic and make a parking reservation in advance. Reserve parking by visiting the Greek Theatre reservations page on the ParkMobile website.
Now that your tickets are purchased and parking is reserved, you’re officially ready to jam out this summer.