It’s usually around this time of year when all of the big names in music return to the Big Apple to put on the season’s biggest concerts. Specifically, local venues such as Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater and NYCB Live are where it’s happening. If you’re looking to get out and experience one-of-a-kind events, check out these upcoming New York concerts.
Catch the Groove at these New York Concerts
Madison Square Garden
Commonly regarded as the most famous arena in the world, Manhattan’s Madison Square Garden is home to some of professional sports’ biggest franchises, like the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers. However, it’s also one of the top venues in the country to catch live performances.
In fact, just in the next couple months alone, Madison Square Garden will host global musicians and concerts, such as:
- Justin Timberlake (March 21-22)
- P!NK (April 4-5)
- Bon Jovi (May 9-10)
- Harry Styles (June 21-22)
A complete schedule, as well as tickets, can be found here.
If you’ve never made the trip out to Brooklyn to visit the Barclays Center, there’s no better time than now. After all, there are several amazing tours rolling through in the next few months.
A few of the standout musicians that will take the stage at the Barclays Center include:
- Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled (March 16)
- Lorde (April 4)
- Kygo (May 11)
- Depeche Mode (June 6)
Get your tickets here.
Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
There’s no more essential Long Island summer activity than attending concerts at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh. Spend the day at the beach, then make your way across the parkway for the main event.
This summer, Jones Beach Theater will host incredible acts and performances from:
- Kendrick Lamar, SZA and Schoolboy Q (May 30)
- Foo Fighters (July 14)
- Dave Matthews Band (July 17)
- Kesha and Macklemore (July 30)
You can find the full summer schedule and tickets here.
Last but not least is Uniondale’s newly renovated NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. They may no longer have the New York Islanders, but they’re still hosting several prominent concerts in the near future.
Some of their top billings include:
- Judas Priest (March 17)
- Tim McGraw & Faith Hill (June 14)
- Fall Out Boy (August 29)
- Andre Rieu (September 22)
Tickets can be purchased here.
If you’re trying to attend one of these New York concerts, you better act quickly since tickets won’t be available forever!