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Summer 2016’s 30 Hottest Tours

Beyoncé gets in Formation, Axl does double duty and much more

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In the coming months, a massive array of major artists will take to the road or continue in-progress trips. In addition to tours from pop royalty (Beyoncé, Adele) and resurgent rockers (Guns N' Roses, Blink-182), many acts are pooling their resources to create unstoppable package shows (Drake and Future, Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato, Weezer and Panic! at the Disco). Here are the 30 tours we're most excited about this summer.

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DOVER, DE - JUNE 21: Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots performs during day 3 of the Firefly Music Festival on June 21, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

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21 Pilots

July 17th-August 11th

The chart-topping duo will tour arenas with a spectacle that includes stage dives and backflips. "These shows deserve to be special," says singer Tyler Joseph.

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SiriusXM's Town Hall With Don Henley Hosted By Bob Seger At Austin City Limits Live At The Moody Theater In Austin, TX

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Don Henley

July 17th-September 21st

Henley promises to include Eagles hits on his set list, which will be more poignant in light of Glenn Frey's death earlier this year.

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Gregg Allman

August 16th-October 7th

These two first toured together in 1971. Billy Gibbons expects to build on the camaraderie with epic jams like "Whipping Post." "There's going to be nothing but loudness and rock & roll in the forefront," he says.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 27: Frederick "Toots" Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals performs during the 2012 Voodoo Experience at City Park on October 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty Images)

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Toots & the Maytals

June 15th-August 13th

After three years off the road recovering from a stage injury, the reggae pioneer will bring classics like "Pressure Drop" to festivals and clubs. "I'm a little anxious," says Toots Hibbert. "I can't wait. … We have the best fans. They know it's going to be a party, and they expect us to be tight every night."

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