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

From Justin Timberlake to Elton John 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.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is taking his "Man of the Woods" tour to Madison Square Garden on March 22. Tickets from Timberlake's rescheduled March 21 MSG show will be honored on the new as-of-yet unannounced date. The tour is also set to play the Prudential Center in Newark on March 25, and will return to Madison Square Garden on Oct. 24. For ticket information

Eric B. and Rakim

Long Island Music Hall of Famers Eric B. and Rakim announced the "Technique" tour, their first since breaking up 25 years ago. It includes a stop at The Paramount in Huntington on April 12. For ticket information:

Billy Joel

The Piano Man is performing at Madison Square Garden on March 28, April 13, May 23, June 2, July 18, Aug. 23 and Sept. 30. For ticket information:



Pink is taking her "Beautiful Trauma" world tour, with special guests Bleachers, to Madison Square Garden for back-to-back shows on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, and Thursday, April 5, 2018. For ticket information:

Madison Beer

Madison Beer, the Jericho teen discovered on YouTube by Justin Bieber, will launch her first headlining American tour in April in Los Angeles, stopping at Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan on May 17. Two days later, she'll take the stage at The Paramount. For ticket information:

SZA and Kendrick Lamar

SZA and Kendrick Lamar will team up with ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, and Lance Skiiiwalker to play Madison Square Garden on May 29 and Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on May 30. For ticket information:


U2 presents the "Experience + Innocence" tour at the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, June 9, and at Madison Square Garden on Monday, June 25. For ticket information:

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

Country superstars Faith Hill and husband Tim McGraw will bring their "Soul2Soul" world tour to the Nassau Coliseum on June 14, 2018. For ticket information:

Dead & Company

Dead & Company plans to hit the road this spring, including a two-night stand at Citi Field on June 15 and 16. For ticket information:

John Fogerty and ZZ Top

John Fogerty and ZZ Top will team up for a summer tour that includes a stop at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on June 20. For ticket information:

Harry Styles

Harry Styles, of One Direction fame, is set for two back-to-back shows at Madison Square Garden on June 21 and June 22, 2018. For ticket information:

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd's final tour, the "Last of the Street Survivors," Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr., Bad Company, the Marshall Tucker Band and 38 Special, stops at Jones Beach on June 23. For ticket information:


Radiohead has added a North American leg to its tour supporting its "A Moon Shaped Pool" album, including three shows at Madison Square Garden on July 10, 11 and 13. For ticket information:

Great South Bay Music Festival

Long Island's reunited Envy on the Coast, Sublime With Rome, Umphrey's McGee and Little Feat will headline The Great South Bay Music Festival at Patchogue's Shorefront Park from July 12 through 15. For ticket information:

Shania Twain

Shania Twain is scheduled to take the Barclays Center stage on Saturday, July 14, 2018. For ticket information:

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters will perform back-to-back dates at Madison Square Garden July 16 and 17. These shows will be the band's first area appearance in three years. For ticket information:

Vans Warped Tour

Vans Warped Tour will celebrate its final nationwide tour when it pulls into Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 28, 2018. For ticket information:

Kesha and Macklemore

Kesha and Macklemore will bring their summer tour to Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on July 30, 2018. For ticket information:

The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins will reunite and take their "Shiny and Oh So Bright" tour on the road, including an Aug. 1 date at Madison Square Garden. For ticket information:

Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Beyoncé and Jay-Z will bring their "On the Run II" tour to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Aug. 2 and 3. For ticket information:


Shakira is bringing her "EL Dorado" world tour to Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2018. For ticket information:


Pentatonix will bring its new tour, supporting the upcoming album "PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. 1," to Jones Beach on Aug. 15. For ticket information:

Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy will kick off its American tour at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale on Aug. 29. For ticket information:

Niall Horan

The most musical of the One Directioners has gone solo with his guitar-driven anthem "This Town" and the catchy "Slow Hands." Horan will take the stage at the Jones Beach amphitheater on Sept. 12, 2018. For ticket information:

David Byrne

David Byrne plans to wrap up his massive "American Utopia" world tour with two New York shows, at Forest Hills Stadium on Sept. 15 and Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on Sept. 17. For ticket information:

Paul Simon

Paul Simon will bring his final tour, "Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour," to Madison Square Garden on Sept. 20 and 21. For ticket information:

Joan Baez

Joan Baez is the latest legendary artist to announce her final "formal" tour, which will include two shows at the Beacon Theatre on Sept. 21 and 22. For ticket information:

Bruno Mars

Get two more chances to see Bruno Mars on his "24K Magic World Tour" when he once again stops at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Oct. 4 and 5. He will be joined by his "Finesse" collaborator Cardi B. For ticket information:

The Eagles

The Eagles' tour, "An Evening with The Eagles," will land at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 9. For ticket information:

Elton John

Elton John's final tour, "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," will stop at the Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 9, Madison Square Garden on Oct. 18-19 and Nov. 8 and Barclays Center on March 8, 2019. For ticket information:

Maroon 5

Maroon 5's 2018 tour, "Red Pill Blues Tour," will be stopping at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 14 and 15. For ticket information: