Concerts in NYC, on Long Island: Must-see shows

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Ed Sheeran, Billy Joel, Idina Menzel, Lady Gaga, J.Cole and many more: Here are the must-see concerts hitting Long Island and NYC soon. Concert dollars are precious, so it's important to plan well and plan ahead.

Jojo, May 2-3

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"Get Out" singer Jojo is taking her "Mad Love" tour, with Stanaj, to Irving Plaza on May 2, and then to The Paramount on May 3. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot, May 6 and May 20

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot celebrate the music
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Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot celebrate the music of Long Island's own Billy Joel by taking the stage at Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh on May 6 and May 20. They then head to The Paramount in Huntington for a concert featuring all the Piano Man's greatest hits on May 19. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Korn, May 9

Korn will bring its
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Korn will bring its "Serenity of Summer" tour with Ded to The Paramount in Huntington on May 9. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

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Aretha Franklin, May 13

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is giving a
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is giving a live concert at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on May 13. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Good Charlotte, May 17

Good Charlotte's
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Good Charlotte's "Youth Authority Tour," with Less Than Jake, Crown the Empire and Like Pacific, is set to take the stage at The Paramount on May 17. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Metallica, May 17

Metallica continues its
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Metallica continues its "Worldwired" tour, with special guest Avenged Sevenfold, at the new Coliseum on Wednesday, May 17. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Future, May 19

Future's
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Future's "Nobody Safe" tour, featuring Migos, Tory Lanez, Kodak Black and Zoey Dollaz will come to the Barclays Center on May 19. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Billy Joel, May 25 and more

The Piano Man is set to take the
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The Piano Man is set to take the stage at Madison Square Garden on May 25, June 6, July 5, Aug. 21 and Sept. 30. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

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Barry Manilow, May 25

Barry Manilow performs at the new Coliseum in
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Barry Manilow performs at the new Coliseum in Uniondale on May 25. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

The Weeknd, June 3 & June 6-7

The Weeknd's
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The Weeknd's "Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017" world tour stops at the new Coliseum (June 3) and also at Barclays Center (June 6-7). For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Country Megaticket, June 4 and more

Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater will host
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Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater will host some of country music's biggest names this summer. Jason Aldean is set to kick off the event on June 4, with Florida Georgia Line performing on June 15, Dierks Bentley on June 23, Lady Antebellum on July 14 and Brad Paisley on Aug. 3. Luke Bryan will close out the event on Aug. 27. For ticket information: megaticket.com.

Dave Matthews Band, June 6

The Dave Matthews Band comes to Jones Beach
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The Dave Matthews Band comes to Jones Beach with Tim Reynolds on June 6. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Train, June 14

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Train performs with OAR and Natasha Bedingfield at Jones Beach Theater on Wednesday, June 14. For ticket information: livenation.com.

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Neil Diamond, June 15 & 17

Neil Diamond, the Rock and Roll Hall of
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Neil Diamond, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Brooklyn native, will celebrate his half-century-long career with "The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour," which includes two nights at Madison Square Garden (June 15 and 17). For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Hunter Hayes, June 23

Country singer Hunter Hayes is set for The
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Country singer Hunter Hayes is set for The Paramount on June 23. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Third Eye Blind, June 24

Third Eye Blind brings its
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Third Eye Blind brings its "Summer Gods Tour" with special guests Silversun Pickups to Jones Beach on June 24. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Dead & Company, June 24

Dead & Company, with John Mayer, left, Bill
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Dead & Company, with John Mayer, left, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, will play Citi Field on June 24. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

John Legend, June 27

John Legend's extensive North American
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John Legend's extensive North American "Darkness and Light" tour comes to Madison Square Garden on June 27. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Sheryl Crow, June 28

Sheryl Crow will perform at the Beacon Theatre,
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Sheryl Crow will perform at the Beacon Theatre, during her "Be Myself Tour," with Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, on June 28. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, June 30

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, with special guest CNCO
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Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, with special guest CNCO are headed to Madison Square Garden on June 30. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Queen and Adam Lambert, July 28

Queen and Adam Lambert perform together July 28
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Queen and Adam Lambert perform together July 28 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Nickelback, July 1

Nickelback brings its North American
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Nickelback brings its North American "Feed the Machine Tour" with Daughtry to Jones Beach on Saturday, July 1. For ticket information: livenation.com.

NKOTB with Paula Abdul And Boyz II Men, July 7

Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood
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Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight of New Kids On The Block, pictured, with Paula Abdul And Boyz II Men, are taking their "Total Package Tour" to the new Nassau Coliseum on July 7. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Great South Bay Music Festival, July 13-16

Long Island's Taking Back Sunday, pictured, New Found
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Long Island's Taking Back Sunday, pictured, New Found Glory, New Politics and more are set to headline Patchogue's three-day Great South Bay Music Festival starting July 13. For ticket information: greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com.

Rod Stewart, July 18

Rod Stewart returns to the Jones Beach Theater
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Rod Stewart returns to the Jones Beach Theater with Cyndi Lauper on July 18. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Incubus with Jimmy Eat World, July 19

Rock band Incubus along with special guests Jimmy
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Rock band Incubus along with special guests Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion will play Jones Beach on July 19. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Muse, July 22

Muse will play the Jones Beach Theater with
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Muse will play the Jones Beach Theater with special guest 30 Seconds to Mars on July 22. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Prince Royce, July 26

Prince Royce, with special guest Luis Coronel, is
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Prince Royce, with special guest Luis Coronel, is taking his "FIVE TOUR" to the Garden on July 26. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

The Doobie Brothers, with Chicago, July 28

The Doobie Brothers, with special guest Chicago, will
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The Doobie Brothers, with special guest Chicago, will take the stage at Jones Beach Theater on July 28. For ticket information: livenation.com.

Classic East Festival, July 29-30

The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline The
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The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline The Classic East Festival, set for Citi Field on July 29 and 30. The festival will feature the Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers on July 29 and Fleetwood Mac, Journey, and Earth, Wind & Fire on July 30. For ticket information: vividseats.com.

OneRepublic, July 29

OneRepublic, with Fitz & The Tantrums and James
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OneRepublic, with Fitz & The Tantrums and James Arthur, will play Jones Beach Theater on July 29. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Kings of Leon, Aug. 1

Kings of Leon will perform at Jones Beach
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Kings of Leon will perform at Jones Beach Theater with Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats on Aug. 1. For ticket information: livenation.com.

J. Cole, Aug. 1 & 5

J.Cole will perform at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on
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J.Cole will perform at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Aug. 1 and in Uniondale at the new Coliseum on Aug. 5. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Lady Gaga, Aug. 28-29

Following her Super Bowl LI halftime show performance,
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Following her Super Bowl LI halftime show performance, Lady Gaga announced her "Joanne" global stadium and arena tour that includes two stops at Citi Field in Flushing on Aug. 28 and on Aug. 29. For ticket information: Mets.com/ladygaga.

Eric Clapton, Sept. 7-8

Eric Clapton decided to add another run of
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Eric Clapton decided to add another run of 50th anniversary shows at Madison Square Garden following the overwhelming demand. He will now also play The Garden on Sept. 7 and 8. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Paul McCartney, Sept. 15, 19 & 26

Paul McCartney will bring his
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Paul McCartney will bring his "One on One" tour to the New York area for three shows at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum on Sept. 15, 19 and 26. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Bruno Mars, Sept. 22-23, Oct. 4-5

Get the chance to see Bruno Mars not
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Get the chance to see Bruno Mars not once, not twice, not three times, but four times as he brings his "24K Magic World Tour" to Madison Square Garden (Sept. 22-23), Barclays Center (Oct. 4) and the new Coliseum (Oct. 5). For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Harry Styles, Sept. 28

Harry Styles' first-ever solo tour will come to
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Harry Styles' first-ever solo tour will come to Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan on Sept. 28. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

Ed Sheeran, Sept. 29-30

Ed Sheeran takes his 48-date
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Ed Sheeran takes his 48-date "Divide" tour to Barclays Center on Sept. 29-30. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.

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