Concert dollars are precious, so it's important to plan well and plan ahead. From Lionel Richie to P!nk, here are the must-see concerts hitting Long Island and NYC soon.
Jack & Jack
Childhood friends Jack Johnson and Jack Gilinsky, who went from creating silly Vine videos to becoming pop stars, are bringing their "Good Friends Are Nice Tour" to Irving Plaza in New York City on April 25 and 26.
Jay-Z will kick off the official reopening of Manhattan's Webster Hall with a special performance on April 26, making it his first solo show since 2017.
Latin trap rapper Bad Bunny, who graced American audiences with a feature on Cardi B's hit song "I Like It" and a collaboration with Drake on the song "M.I.A," is bringing his "X100Pre Tour" to Madison Square Garden on April 27.
"A Million Lives" and "Wait For You" singer Jake Miller will perform at Irving Plaza in Manhattan on April 28.
Pop star Cher, who rose to prominence in the 80s, and gave the world classic pop hits like "If I Could Turn Back Time," "Believe" and "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)," will be bringing her 2019 "Here We Go Again Tour" to the Barclays Center on May 2, 2019.
1980s rock band Whitesnake is bringing its "Flesh & Blood World Tour" to The Paramount in Huntington on May 8.
The Piano Man will celebrate his 70th birthday on May 9, with yet another concert at Madison Square Garden. The show will mark his 110th career performance at the arena.
"Never Forget You" singer Zara Larsson is bringing her "Don't Worry Bout Me Tour" to Irving Plaza in Manhattan on May 9.
Country singer Billy Currington is stopping by The Paramount in Huntington on May 9 and 10.
The Who's surviving members, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, have reunited for their "Moving On! Tour." The tour, which kicks off this spring, marks their first return to the States since completing their Las Vegas residency in 2017. Watch them at Madison Square Garden on May 13, and then at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Sept. 15.
The heavy metal rockers of Judas Priest are bringing their "Firepower Tour" to The Paramount in Huntington on May 14 and 15.
"Nobody" singer Keith Sweat, an influential figure of the New Jack Swing genre, is performing at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on May 18.
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Instrumental duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are bringing their "Mettavolution Tour" to New York City's Beacon Theatre on May 18, and then to The Paramount in Huntington on May 21.
Pink will end her "Beautiful Trauma World Tour" at Madison Square Garden on May 21 and 22, 2019. The tour kicked off in August 2018 in Oceania.
Singer Anderson .Paak is bringing his "Best Teef in the Game Tour" to Madison Square Garden on May 30.
The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are headed to the The Paramount in Huntington on May 30.
Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot
Long Islander Mike DelGuidice and his Billy Joel tribute band, Big Shot, will perform at The Paramount in Huntington on May 31. DelGuidice also tours with Billy Joel as a background vocalist and guitarist.
Twenty One Pilots
"Stressed Out" duo Twenty One Pilots, will be bringing "The Bandito Tour" back to New York on June 4, 2019, this time at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
Howard Jones will bring his "Transform" tour to The Paramount in Huntington on June 6. The tour celebrates his forthcoming album of the same name, which is set to be released on May 10.
Three-time Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonix brings its world tour to Madison Square Garden on June 6. "Fight Song" singer Rachel Platten is a special guest on the tour.
Ozzy Osbourne who took the 70s by storm and is the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, is bringing his career's farewell tour "No More Tours 2" to Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2019.
Luis Miguel, one of Latin music's biggest stars who is often referred to as "El Sol de México," is bringing his self-titled tour to NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on June 12.
"God is a woman" singer Ariana Grande is bringing her 2019 "Sweetener World Tour" to Brooklyn's Barclays Center on June 14 and 15, 2019, and then to Madison Square Garden on June 18 and 19, 2019.
Josh Groban, who rose to fame with his rendition of "You Raise Me Up" in the early 2000s, brings his "Bridges Tour" to NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on June 15. Jennifer Nettles will be joining.
Trailblazer Diana Ross, who gave us back-to-back hits from her time with The Supremes to her successful solo career, will perform at Radio City Hall on June 22.
New Kids On The Block
New Kids On The Block will be bringing their 2019 "Mixtape Tour" to Nassau Coliseum on June 30, 2019. Special guests include LI's Debbie Gibson, Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany and Naughty by Nature.
Founding Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley, who's since branched out with a successful solo career, brings his "Spaceman" tour to The Paramount in Huntington on July 2.
Christian worship group Hillsong United, known for songs including "Ocean," will bring "The People Tour MMXIX" to Madison Square Garden on July 2. The tour celebrates the band's forthcoming album, "People," which is set to be released April 26.
Former member of The Commodores and '80s hitmaker Lionel Richie, whose hits "Hello" and "All Night Long" both peaked at No. 1 on the charts, will perform at Radio City Hall on July 17 and 18.
R&B singer Khalid, who recently released his new album, "Free Spirit," and became the first R&B artist to claim the entire Top 5 of Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart, will bring his "Free Spirit World Tour" to Madison Square Garden on July 31 and Aug. 1.
Earth, Wind & Fire
Well before "September," Earth, Wind & Fire will bring its signature blend of jazz, funk, rock, soul, disco and blues to Manhattan's Beacon Theatre on July 9.
"New Light" and "Gravity" singer John Mayer, will be performing at Madison Square Garden on July 25 and 26.
Reggae pop band UB40, formed in England in the late '70s, will bring its "For The Many" tour to The Paramount in Huntington on Aug. 8.
Rock band Foghat will perform at The Paramount in Huntington on Aug. 9.
Marco Antonio Solis
Latin singer Marco Antonio Solís who hails from Mexico, is bringing his tour "La Historia Continua 2019," to Madison Square Garden on Aug. 17.
British singer, songwriter and guitarist, Mark Knopfler, will be performing at the Beacon Theatre on Aug. 20 and 21, 2019.
"Treat You Better" and "Stitches" singer Shawn Mendes will be bringing his "Shawn Mendes: The Tour" to the Barclays Center on Aug. 24, 2019.
Americana/folk singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, who just won three Grammys in 2019, will be performing at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 14.
Country music singer Thomas Rhett is bringing his "Very Hot Summer Tour 2019" to Madison Square Garden on Sept. 20.
Carrie Underwood will stop at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden on Oct. 2, 2019 during her "Cry Pretty Tour 360" that starts in May 2019. The tour will celebrate her latest album "Cry Pretty."
Reggaeton singer Maluma, who hails from Colombia, is bringing his "11:11 World Tour" to Madison Square Garden on Oct. 4.
The Chainsmokers, known for the popular song "Closer," will bring its "World War Joy Tour" to Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Oct. 17.
Elton John's final tour, "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," will stop at the Nassau Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2019.
In 2020, Celine Dion who dominated the charts in the 90s with hits like "The Power of Love" and "It's All Coming Back to Me Now," will bring her "Courage World Tour" to New York. The first stop will be at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for two nights on Feb. 28 and 29. And then on March 3, she will stop at LI's Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale.
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