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Summer 2017’s Hottest Tours: Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Metallica and More

Also: Bruno Mars’ funk party, U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ encore and other must-see shows making the rounds

2017 Tours: Kendrick Lamar, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga

Read our round-up of the summer's hottest tours, including Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and many more.

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Summer is when music’s biggest names hit the road with their grandest spectacles, and 2017 is no exception. The coming months will see tours from pop superstars (Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars), rock heavyweights (The Who, Metallica, Green Day), hip-hop chart-toppers (Future, Kendrick Lamar) and tons more. Read on for the highlights of what’s shaping up to be a stellar season for live music.

NORTH ADAMS, MA - SEPTEMBER 17: Bluegrass band Old Crow Medicine Show performs during the FreshGrass Music Festival 2016 at Mass MoCA on September 17, 2016 in North Adams, Massachusetts. (Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty Images)

Old Crow Medicine Show

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Old Crow Medicine Show

Through August 26th
Tickets $35–$50

The
folk band has been marking the 50th anniversary of Blonde on Blonde by
playing the entire LP. “What a perfect jug-band song ‘Leopard Skin
Pill-Box Hat’ is,” says frontman Ketch
Secor.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Noelle Scaggs and Michael Fitzpatrick of Fitz and The Tantrums perform at The Greek Theatre on October 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images)

Noelle Scaggs and Michael Fitzpatrick of Fitz and The Tantrums

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Fitz and the Tantrums

July 7th–September 23rd
Tickets $20–$151

The Motown-influenced band is promising “hot, sweaty summer dance parties,” says frontman Michael Fitzpatrick.

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