Concert dollars are precious, so it's important to plan well and plan ahead. From Childish Gambino to Carrie Underwood and many more, here are the must-see concerts hitting Long Island and NYC soon.
Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot
Long Islander Mike DelGuidice and his Billy Joel tribute band, Big Shot, have a slate of local shows coming up: They'll play Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh on Sept. 22 and Oct 20, and perform "A Night Of Billy Joel's Rare Album Cuts," at Manhattan's Iridium on Oct. 9, followed by a benefit concert for veterans at The Paramount in Huntington on Nov. 2. DelGuidice also tours with Billy Joel as a background vocalist and guitarist. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
See the Piano Man at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 30, Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and Dec. 19. He'll also play a New Year's Eve concert at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum, to mark the 25th anniversary of the last time he rang in a new year at the Uniondale arena. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Elton John's final tour, "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," will stop at Madison Square Garden this year on Oct.18-19, Nov. 8-9, and on March 5-6, 2019. He will also stop at the Barclays Center on March 8-9, 2019, and the Nassau Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2019. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Nine Inch Nails
The "Cold and Black and Infinite" tour includes all the roaring industrial music like "Down in It" that put Nine Inch Nails on top of the 1990s and the more thoughtful songs from this summer's "Bad Witch" EP. A pair of Radio City Music Hall shows on Oct. 13 and 14 are sold out, but you can catch the tour at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on Oct. 16 and 17. ticketmaster.com.
The Colombian superstar has lots more American fans thanks to his collaboration with Cardi B on the smash "I Like It," but his Vibras tour will still be packed with reggaetón. It stops at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Oct. 20. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Justin Timberlake is taking his "Man of the Woods" tour to Madison Square Garden. Tickets from Timberlake's rescheduled March 21 MSG show will be honored on Oct. 22, two days before his previously scheduled Oct. 24 show. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Eighties rock band Tesla, best known for hits "Signs" and "Love Song," is performing at the Paramount in Huntington on Oct. 25. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Twenty One Pilots
Musical duo Twenty One Pilots brings "The Bandito Tour" to Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 27 and to Madison Square Garden on Oct. 30. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Salsa music sensation Marc Anthony, is bringing his "Legacy" Tour to Madison Square Garden on Oct. 28 and then to Nassau Coliseum on February 23, 2019. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
ZZ Top lead vocalist and guitarist Billy Gibbons will bring his "Big Bad Blues Tour" to The Paramount in Huntington on Oct. 28. He will also stop at the Iridium in Manhattan on Oct. 30 and 31. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
The Plainview native has a special incentive for the "Hanging with Hoodie" tour, coming to the Gramercy Theatre on Nov. 5: Everyone who buys a ticket can come to a meet-and-greet session. For ticket information: livenation.com.
It's two huge voices for the price of one, as Groban promotes his "Bridges" album and Syosset native Idina Menzel opens the show. They'll play Madison Square Garden on Nov. 18. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
"Pretty Wings" singer Maxwell, a Brooklyn native who helped bring about the neo-soul music genre, brings his "50 Intimate Nights Tour" to the NYCB Theatre in Westbury on Nov. 29. He will return to Manhattan's Beacon Theatre on Dec. 9, to perform the final show of his tour. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Rock band Underoath will bring its "Erase Me Tour" to the PlayStation Theatre in Manhattan on Dec. 5 and The Paramount in Huntington on Dec. 7. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Country singer Chris Young is bringing his "Losing Sleep World Tour 2018" to Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale on Dec 7. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Jazz and swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at The Paramount in Huntington on Dec. 12. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
Italian singer Andrea Bocelli who's known for his classical and pop music crossovers is coming to NYC this winter to perform at Madison Square Garden. His performances will be on Dec.12 and 13. For ticket information: ticketmaster.
Three Dog Night
1960s and '70s country band Three Dog Night, known for hits like "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)," will conclude its latest tour at The Paramount in Huntington on Feb. 15, 2019. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
American Idol veteran Kelly Clarkson, is bringing her "Meaning Of Life Tour" to the Nassau Coliseum on March 7, 2019. The coliseum will be the tour's only stop in New York. ticketmaster.com.
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. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
New Kids On The Block
80s boy band New Kids On The Block will be bringing its 2019 "Mixtape Tour" to Nassau Coliseum on June 30, 2019. Special guests include Salt - N - Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, and Naughty by Nature. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.
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 new album "Cry Pretty" that's set for release this Sept. 14. For ticket information: ticketmaster.com.