“Will there be concerts in 2021?”
This burning question was abundant online as the COVID-19 pandemic continued into 2021. Now that restrictions have loosened for large events in the US, we have our answer: 2021 concerts are back. Why wait to buy tickets, when you have a whole year’s worth of concerts to catch up on?
But who exactly is performing this year? With all the rescheduled concerts and tours from 2020, it can be difficult to figure out. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled this year’s top 10 must-see concerts in a neat list.
Read on to find out who you can see on the stage in 2021!
1. Harry Styles
From One Direction to Fine Line ranking on Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All Time, Harry Styles is a pop icon. Though Styles’ 2020 tour was delayed for the pandemic, he’s finally back to perform on the stage again.
Sites like ticketsonsale.com show that Harry Styles will be all over the United States this year. With performances listed for over 12 states, there’s a good chance he’ll have a concert near you. His current shows are listed from September 4 to November 20.
2. Billie Eilish
This recent Grammy star has wowed critics and listeners with her raw, emotional songs. Not only that, but the single No Time to Die made Billie Eilish the youngest opening artist for a James Bond film.
Similar to Harry Styles, some of Eilish’s concerts this year are rescheduled from 2020. Her 2021 concerts will take place in states like Delaware, Texas, and Nevada. Currently, you can buy tickets for her shows starting September 17th and ending October 9th.
3. Tame Impala
Has “The Less I Know, The Better” or “Powerlines” been stuck in your head for years now? Tame Impala is a modern pioneer in psychedelic pop, and the 2021 Slow Rush Tour is the perfect chance to see why.
The Slow Rush Tour is named after Tame Impala’s latest album and runs from September to November. The album of the same name won five ARIA Music Awards and ranked 39 on Billboard’s US Top Rock Albums.
4. Doja Cat
Who could forget the creator of “Kiss Me More,” the song that inspired millions upon millions of TikToks? Doja Cat has been named one of 2020’s breakout stars by Forbes, and it isn’t hard to see why. Her latest album, Planet Her, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard US Top R&B Albums chart.
Want to see her explosive performances live on stage? If you live in Pennsylvania, Texas, or Nevada, you’re in luck. Tickets are still available for her shows from September to November.
5. Maroon 5
Adam Levine may have formed Maroon 5 in 1994, but they’re still going strong more than 20 years later. Their latest work, Jordi, proved a smash hit in 2020.
Maroon 5 will be performing in California, New Jersey, and Florida from August to October.
6. Megan Thee Stallion
This legendary co-creator of “WAP” is a recent “Best New Artist” winner at the Grammys. It isn’t hard to see why, either! Her 2020 album, Good News, debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200.
Catch Megan Thee Stallion in Austin, New Orleans, and more from July to October.
With only 6 years in the industry, Marshmello has already produced 5 multi-platinum songs. His fourth album, Shockwave, just released in June 2021.
If you want to grab some Marshmello tickets, your last chance is before July 30!
If you can’t escape the DaBaby memes, embrace them! This viral artist recently performed at the Grammys, and his song “Rockstar” reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Luckily, DaBaby is performing live all over the US, from July to November.
9. John Legend
Did you know that John Legend is the first black man to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony award? He truly lives up to his name, and his recent releases prove that he’s not stopping anytime soon.
Catch this multi-talented artist this September in places like Ohio, Georgia, and Washington.
10. New Order
Maybe you’re in the mood for a throwback concert. Who could be a better choice than the creators of legendary songs like “Blue Monday?” The song has found its way into recent movies like Atomic Blonde and games like Call of Duty: Cold War.
Get ready to jam in November with New Order and their co-headliner, Pet Shop Boys!
Which of the 2021 Concerts Will You Go To?
Now that concerts are back in full swing, there are plenty of options to choose from. Which artist will you pick? From R&B and hip-hop to rock and EDM, there’s no shortage of 2021 concerts to choose from!
Are you really into music? Maybe you like memorizing the lyrics of songs so you can belt them out in spirit. If you do, check out our lyrics page for the latest lines from your favorite songs!