Your 2022 concert tour and music festival guide | – Entertainment Weekly News

Remember live music? Enjoying a shared vibe in a crowd, a moment of familiarity and solidarity betwixt complete strangers, even having a $35 beer spilled on your person? Well, concerts are back, baby!
From Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins to the Weeknd, our fave musicians are ready, willing, and able to rock our collective socks off — with some artists making up for rescheduled shows from the past two years, established stars hitting the road again, and new acts striking out for the first time. Here, we've compiled a list of all the 2022 concerts and music festivals you'll want to keep an eye on.
Kacey Musgraves
Tour: Star-Crossed: Unveiled
Dates: Jan. 19-Feb. 20
Opening acts: King Princess, Muna
The War on Drugs
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: Jan. 19-July 8
Courtney Barnett
Tour: USA & Canada Tour
Dates: Jan. 20-Aug. 28
Tour: Cornucopia 
Dates: Jan. 26-Feb. 8 
Big Thief
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: Jan. 31-June 21
Tour: Saint Cloud Tour 2022
Dates: Feb. 3-June 21
Billie Eilish
Tour: Happier Than Ever: The World Tour
Dates: Feb. 3-Sept. 30
Opening acts: Duckworth, Willow, Jessie Reyez
Tour: Tour 2022
Dates: Feb. 7-May 7
Tour: Lucifer on the Sofa Tour
Dates: Feb. 8-June 4

Bad Bunny
Tour: El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo
Dates: Feb. 9-April 3
Lucy Dacus
Tour: Winter Tour 2022
Dates: Feb. 9-Aug. 26
Dua Lipa
Tour: Future Nostalgia Tour 2022
Dates: Feb. 9-Nov. 16
Tyler, the Creator 
Tour: Call Me If You Get Lost
Dates: Feb. 10-Aug. 3
Opening acts: Kali Uchis, Vince Staples, Teezo Touchdown
Jazmine Sullivan
Tour: The Heaux Tales Tour
Dates: Feb. 14-March 30
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: Feb. 16-Oct. 4
Opening acts: Arlo Parks, Widowspeak
John Mayer
Tour: Sob Rock Tour
Dates: Feb. 17-May 10
Justin Bieber
Tour: Justice World Tour
Dates: Feb. 18-March 25 
Beach House
Tour: Once Twice Melody Tour
Dates: Feb. 18-Aug. 28
The Flaming Lips
Tour: American Head American Tour 2021-22
Dates: Feb. 19-Nov. 22
Tame Impala
Tour: Slow Rush Tour
Dates: Feb. 27-Oct. 29
Festival: Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest
City: Los Angeles
Dates: Feb. 10-12
Headliners: Machine Gun Kelly, Halsey, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, Green Day, Miley Cyrus
Festival: Diplo’s Higher Ground Cabo
City: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Dates: Feb. 17-21
Headliners: Diplo, Duke Dumont, Gorgon City, VNNSA, John Summit, Solardo
Festival: Dirtybird CampINN
City: Orlando
Dates: Feb. 25-27
Headliners: Chromeo, DJ Premier, Claude VonStroke, Dillinja
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
Tour: Live 2022
Dates: March 1-April 3
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: March 2-July 31
Opening acts: Toro y Moi, Men I Trust
Tour: Spring Tour 2022
Dates: March 6-June 5
Animal Collective
Tour: Spring 2022 U.S. Tour
Dates: March 8-June 9
Opening acts: L’Rain, Spirit of the Beehive
Maren Morris
Tour: Humble Quest Tour
Dates: March 8-Dec. 2
Greta Van Fleet
Tour: Dreams in Gold Tour 2022
Dates: March 10-Nov. 12
Opening acts: The Pretty Reckless, Houndmouth, Durand Jones & The Indications, Fruit Bats, Robert Finley, Crown Lands, and Hannah Wicklund
Shawn Mendes
Tour: Wonder: The World Tour
Dates: March 14-Oct. 27
Tour: Hotel California Tour
Dates: March 17-May 28
Chris Stapleton
Tour: All American Road Show Tour
Dates: March 17-Oct. 27
Tour: The Music of the Spheres
Dates: March 18-Oct. 29
Opening acts: H.E.R., London Grammar
Rina Sawayama
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: March 19-May 9
Summer Walker
Tour: The Summer Walker Series Tour
Dates: March 19-July 9
Perfume Genius
Tour: Perfume Genius Tour
Dates: March 20-Aug. 26
Tour: Kesha Live
Dates: March 21-30
Opening acts: Kesha’s Weird + Wonderful Rainbow Cruise, April 1-5
Tour: the 2022 tour
Dates: March 24-July 29
Opening acts: Allison Ponthier, Beabadoobee, Blu DeTiger, Charly Bliss, the Lemon Twigs, Wolf Alice
Dawn Richard
Tour: Electro Revival Tour
Dates: March 24-Aug. 28
Charli XCX
Tour: Crash: The Live Tour
Dates: March 26-June 9

Bon Iver
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: March 30-Nov. 11
Festival: CRSSD
City: San Diego
Dates: March 5-6
Headliners: Glass Animals, Sofi Tukker Live, 070 Shake, Blu De Tiger, Cautious Clay, Chet Faker
Festival: Treefort Music Fest
City: Boise, Idaho
Dates: March 23-27
Headliners: Kim Gordon, Durand Jones & the Indications, Osees, Snail Mail
Festival: BUKU Music + Art Project
City: New Orleans
Dates: March 25-26
Headliners: Tyler, the Creator; Tame Impala; Tierra Whack
Bon Jovi
Tour: Bon Jovi 2022 Tour
Dates: April 1-30
Olivia Rodrigo
Tour: Sour Tour
Dates: April 2-July 7
Opening acts: Gracie Abrams, Holly Humberstone, Baby Queen
Tour: The Solar Power Tour
Dates: April 3-March 18, 2023
Opening acts: Remi Wolf, Marlon Williams
Snail Mail
Tour: Valentine Tour
Dates: April 5-Sept. 9
Backstreet Boys
Tour: DNA World Tour
Dates: April 8-March 11, 2023
Event: BTS Permission to Dance on Stage
City: Las Vegas
Dates: April 8-16
Lil Durk
Tour: The 7220 Tour
Dates: April 8-May 2
Tour: Back of My Mind Tour
Dates: April 8-June 19
Jack White
Tour: The Supply Chain Issues Tour
Dates: April 8-Aug. 29
Tour: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 20th Anniversary Tour
Dates: April 15-April 23
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: April 17-Sept. 18
Opening act(s): Indigo De Souza, The Weather Station, Hurray for the Riff Raff
Modest Mouse
Tour: The Golden Casket Tour
Date(s): April 18-Aug. 29
Opening act(s): The Cribs
J Balvin
Tour: J Balvin Presents Jose Tour 2022
Dates: April 19-June 4
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: April 22-Oct. 7
Brandi Carlile
Tour: Beyond These Silent Days
Dates: April 22-Oct. 22
Opening acts: Allison Russell, Ani DiFranco, Brittany Howard, Celisse, Indigo Girls, Katie Pruitt, Lake Street Dive, Lucius, and Sarah McLachlan
The Who
Tour: The Who Hits Back Tour!
Dates: April 22-May 28 (spring); Oct. 2-Nov.5 (fall)
Special guests: Leslie Mendelson, Los Lonely Boys, Amythyst Kiah, the Wild Things, Willie Nile, Steven Page, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs
Tour: The One More Haim Tour
Dates: April 24-July 27
Opening acts: Waxahatchee, Princess Nokia, Faye Webster, Sasami, Buzzy Lee
Tour: Spring Tour
Dates: April 25-June 19
Opening acts: Tycho, Matthew Dear (U.S.), Dry Cleaning (Mex.)
Tori Amos
Tour: Ocean to Ocean 2022 Tour
Dates: April 27-June 16
Paul McCartney
Tour: Got Back Tour
Dates: April 28-June 16
Nine Inch Nails
Tour: Nine Inch Nails Tour
Dates: April 28-Sept. 24
Opening acts: Boy Harsher, 100 gecs, Yves Tumor, Ministry, Nitzer Ebb
Tim McGraw
Tour: McGraw Tour 2022
Dates: April 29-June 4
Opening acts: Russell Dickerson, Alexandra Kay, Brandon Davis
Leon Bridges
Tour: Gold-Diggers Sound Tour
Dates: April 29-Sept. 8
Opening acts: Chiiild, Kirby (Europe), Little Dragon
Sigur Rós
Tour: Sigur Rós World Tour 2022
Dates: April 30-June 18
Festival: Coachella
City: Indio, Calif.
Dates: April 15-17; April 22-24
Headliners: Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Swedish House Mafia
Festival: Stagecoach
City: Indio, Calif.
Dates: April 29-May 1
Headliners: Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Luke Combs
Pearl Jam
Tour: North American Tour
Dates: May 3-Sept. 22
Opening act: Pluralone
New Kids on the Block
Tour: Mixtape Tour 2022
Dates: May 10-July 23
Opening acts: Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, En Vogue
Sylvan Esso
Tour: Shaking Out the Numb Tour
Dates: May 11-June 26
Opening acts: Moses Sumney, Vagabon, Yo La Tengo, Indigo De Souza, Little Brother, Mr Twin Sister
Dave Matthews Band
Tour: Tour 2022
Dates: May 11-Sept. 20
Tiwa Savage
Tour: Water & Garri North American Tour
Dates: May 15-June 19
My Chemical Romance
Tour: The Reunion Tour
Dates: May 16-March 20, 2023
Special Guests: Devil Master, Dilly Dally, Badflower, GOSH, Kimya Dawson, Meg Myers, Midtown, Nothing, Shannon and the Clams, Soul Glo, Surfbort, Taking Back Sunday, the Bouncing Souls, the Homeless Gospel Choir, the Lemon Twigs, Thursday, Turnstile, Waterparks, Youth Code
Tour: Love and Power Tour
Dates: May 17-July 9
Opening acts: Beabadoobe, Pink Pantheress, the Marias, Abby Roberts, Wolf Alice
Tears for Fears with Garbage 
Tour: The Tipping Point World Tour
Dates: May 20-June 26
Norah Jones
Tour: 20th Anniversary Come Away With Me Tour
Dates: May 22-Aug. 4
Special guest: Regina Spektor
Belle and Sebastian
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: May 24-Nov. 30
Special guest: Divino Nino, Thee Sacred Souls, Tennis, Los Bitchos
Festival: Cruel World Festival
City: Pasadena, Cali.
Dates: May 14-15
Headliners: Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, DEVO, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Psychedelic Furs, Violent Femmes, The Church
Festival: Hangout Music Festival
City: Gulf Shores, Ala.
Dates: May 20-22
Headliners: Post Malone, Tame Impala, Halsey, Fall Out Boy, Megan Thee Stallion, Zedd, Jack Harlow, Maren Morris, Phoebe Bridgers, Leon Bridges
Festival: Lightning in a Bottle
City: Buena Vista Lake, Cali.
Dates: May 25-30
Headliners: Glass Animals, Kaytranada, GRiZ, Chet Faker, Big Freedia, Black Coffee
Festival: Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival
City: North Adams, Mass.
Dates: May 27-29
Headliners: Wilco, Japanese Breakfast, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, John Hodgman’s Comedy Cabaret, the Sun Ra Arkestra
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
Tour: Raising the Roof Tour
Dates: June 1-Sept. 12
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Tour: Global Stadium Tour
Dates: June 4-Sept. 22
Opening acts: the Strokes, A$AP Rocky, Haim, Beck, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak, the Free Nationals
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: June 5-Oct. 6
Opening act(s): The Linda Lindas, TBA
Tour: 2022 Tour
Dates: June 6-Nov. 11
Machine Gun Kelly
Tour: Mainstream Sellout
Dates: June 8-Aug. 13
Opening acts: Avril Lavigne, Blackbear, iann dior, PVRIS, Travis Barker, Trippie Redd, WILLOW, 44phantom
Alicia Keys
Tour: Alicia: The World Tour
Dates: June 9-Sept. 24
Stevie Nicks
Tour: Live in Concert
Dates: June 10-21
Rod Stewart
Tour: Cheap Trick Tour
Dates: June 10-Sept. 17
The Chicks
Tour: Summer 2022 Tour
Dates: June 14-Aug. 13
Tenacious D
Tour: Summer 2022 Tour
Dates: June 16-22
Opening acts: Puddles Pity Party
St. Vincent
Tour: Daddy’s Home World Tour
Dates: June 22-Oct. 2
Opening act(s): Celya AB, Snail Mail, Big Joanie, Ali Macofsky
Father John Misty
Tour: Chloë and the Next 20th Century Tour
Dates: June 26-Oct. 8
Opening act(s): Suki Waterhouse
Fleet Foxes
Tour: Shore Tour
Dates: June 27-Sept. 11
Festival: Governors Ball
City: Queens, N.Y.
Dates: June 10-12
Headliners: Kid Cudi, Halsey, J.
Festival: Bonnaroo
City: Manchester, Tenn.
Dates: June 16-19
Headliners: TBA
Festival: Something in the Water
City: Washington, D.C.
Dates: June 17-19
Headliners: Pharrell; Pusha T; Lil Baby; Chloe x Halle; Lil Uzi Vert; Tyler, the creator; Tierra Whack; Run the Jewels; Jon Batiste; Dave Matthews Band
Festival: Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts
County: Somerset, England
Dates: June 22-26
Headliners: Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross, Billie Eilish
Alanis Morissette
Tour: Celebrating 25 years of Jagged Little Pill
Dates: June 9-29 (Europe), July 10-Aug. 6 (North America)
Special guest: Beth Orton (Europe), Garbage (North America)

Roger Waters
Tour: This Is Not a Drill
Dates: July 6-Oct. 15
Tour: Motomami World Tour
Dates: July 6-Dec. 18
The Weeknd
Tour: After Hours Til Dawn
Dates: July 8-Sept. 3
Rage Against the Machine
Tour: Public Service Announcement Tour
Dates: July 9-Aug. 14
Special guest: Run the Jewels
The Black Keys
Tour: Dropout Boogie Tour
Dates: July 9-Oct. 18
Special guest: Ceramic Animal, Early James, the Velveteers
The Shins
Tour: Oh, Inverted World: The 21st Birthday Tour
Dates: July 12-Sept. 16
Lady Gaga
Tour: The Chromatica Ball
Dates: July 17-Sept. 10
Kendrick Lamar
Tour: The Big Steppers Tour
Dates: July 19-Dec. 16
Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker, and Angel Olsen
Tour: The Wild Hearts Tour
Dates: July 21-Aug. 21
Opening act: Spencer
Tour: Blue Water Road Tour
Dates: July 29-Oct. 21
Opening act(s): Rico Nasty, Destin Conrad
Wet Leg
Tour: U.S. Tour
Dates: July 29-Oct. 12
Maroon 5
Tour: 2022 World Tour
Dates: July 30-Aug 20 (North American dates)
Erykah Badu
Tour: The Digging Crystals in Badubotron Tour
Dates: July 30-Sept. 11
Festival: Pitchfork Music Festival
City: Chicago
Dates: July 15-17
Headliners: The National, Mitski, the Roots
Festival: HARD Summer Music Festival
City: San Bernardino, Calif.
Dates: July 29-31
Headliners: Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Uzi Vert, Porter Robinson, Three 6 Mafia, Gunna
Franz Ferdinand
Tour: U.S. Tour
Dates: Aug. 4-Sept. 1
Bad Bunny
Tour: World’s Hottest Tour
Dates: Aug. 5-Dec. 9
Opening acts: Alesso, Diplo
Michael Bublé
Tour: Higher Tour
Dates: Aug. 8-Oct. 11
Alice in Chains and Breaking Benjamin
Tour: Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin Tour
Dates: Aug. 10-Oct. 8
Harry Styles
Tour: Love on Tour 2022
Dates: Aug. 15-Nov. 15
Opening act(s): Jessie Ware, Blood Orange, Gabriels, Madi Diaz, Ben Harper
Kid Cudi
Tour: To the Moon — 2022 World Tour
Dates: Aug. 16-Sept. 17
Opening act(s): Don Toliver, Strick, Denzel Curry, 070 Shake
Duran Duran
Tour: North American Tour
Dates: Aug. 19-Sept. 11
Opening acts: Nile Rodgers and Chic
The B-52s
Tour: Farewell Tour
Dates: Aug. 22-Nov. 11
Opening acts: K-C & the Sunshine Band, the Tubes
Interpol and Spoon
Tour: Lights, Camera, Factions Tour
Dates: Aug. 25-Sept. 18
Opening act(s): The Goon Sax
Wu-Tang Clan and Nas
Tour: N.Y. State of Mind Tour
Dates: Aug. 30-Oct. 4
Festival: Outside Lands
City: San Francisco
Dates: Aug. 5-7
Headliners: Green Day, Post Malone, SZA
Festival: Let’s Get Carnaval
City: Queens, N.Y.
Dates: Aug. 20-21
Headliners: Missy Elliott, Anderson .Paak , Jhené Aiko, Wizkid, Major Lazar
Lil Nas X
Tour: Montero Tour
Dates: Sept. 6-Nov. 17
Tour: Alpha Zulu Tour ’22
Dates: Sept. 6-Oct. 18
Opening act(s): Porches
Roxy Music
Tour: 50th Anniversary Arena Tour
Dates: Sept. 7-Oct. 14
Special guest: St. Vincent
Panic! At the Disco
Tour: The Viva Las Vengeance Tour
Dates: Sept. 8-March 10
Opening acts: Marina, Jake Wesley Rogers, Beach Bunny
She & Him
Tour: Fall Tour
Dates: Sept. 9-Sept. 16
Post Malone
Tour: The Twelve Carat Tour
Dates: Sept. 10-Nov. 15
Opening act(s): Roddy Ricch
Tour: North American 2022 Tour
Dates: Sept. 11-Oct. 23
Opening act(s): EARTHGANG, Jungle
Mary J. Blige
Tour: The Good Morning Gorgeous Tour
Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 29
Opening act(s): Ella Mai, Queen Naija
Carly Rae Jepsen
Tour: The So Nice Tour
Dates: Sept. 21-Nov. 5
Opening act(s): Empress Of
Tour: The Special Tour
Dates: Sept. 23-Nov. 18
Opening act: Latto
The Judds
Tour: The Final Tour
Dates: Sept. 30-Oct. 28
Opening act: Martina McBride
Festival: Primavera Sound Los Angeles
City: Los Angeles
Dates: Sept. 16-18
Headliners: Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Nine Inch Nails, Cigarettes After Sex, Clairo, Darkside, James Blake, Kim Gordon
Festival: Ohana Festival
City: Dana Point, CA
Dates: Sept. 30-Oct. 2
Headliners: Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Jack White, Pink
Festival: All Things Go Music Festival
City: Merriweather Post Pavilion (Columbia, MD)
Dates: Oct. 1
Headliners: Lorde, Mitski, Bleachers
Smashing Pumpkins
Tour: Spirits on Fire Tour
Dates: Oct. 2-Nov. 19
Special guest: Jane’s Addiction
Opening acts: Poppy, Meg Myers
Festival: When We Were Young
City: Las Vegas
Dates: Oct. 22
Headliners: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne, Bright Eyes
The Smile
Tour: North American Tour 2022
Dates: Nov. 14-Dec. 21
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