25 can’t-miss live shows in metro Atlanta this summer

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Carlijn Jacobs

Your tan lines may fade when the summer is over but the memories you’ll make at these live shows never will! We’ve rounded up all the must-see shows this summer, so now is the perfect time to start planning!

Bebe Rexha

Bebe Rexha is kicking the summer off with a bang at the Tabernacle! Rexha announced her tour shortly after releasing her ‘70s-inspired single, “Heart Wants What It Wants.” Now, the songstress is taking her talents on tour.

Location: Downtown - 152 Luckie St NW; Date: Friday, June 23; Website: accessatlanta.com

Margaret Cho

Get ready for a night of laughs at Buckhead Theatre. The hilariously talented Margaret Cho will be delivering the punchlines all night and you don’t want to miss the comedy show everyone will be talking about.

Location: Buckhead - 3110 Roswell Rd NE; Date: Saturday, June 24; Website: accessatlanta.com

Trey Kennedy

The voice and talent that is Alicia Keys is ready for a State Farm Arena takeover. With decades in the music industry under her belt, the songstress is sure to deliver hits like “Girl On Fire,” “Empire State of Mind” and many more.

Location: Downtown - 1 State Farm Drive; Date: Monday, July 3; Website: accessatlanta.com

Don Toliver

Don Toliver has been making a name for himself since releasing his first major label mixtape, “Donny Womack,” in August 2018. Now, the rapper and singer-songwriter is hitting Coca-Cola Roxy for “Thee Love Sick” tour.

Location: Cobb - 800 Battery Ave SE #500; Date: Wednesday, July 5; Website: accessatlanta.com

Blink 182

Are you ready to sing “What’s My Age Again” at the top of your lungs? That’s what you’re in for at State Farm Arena when Blink 182 takes the stage. Well, that in addition to all the other hits the group has racked up over the years! Definitely, a show you’ll remember for years to come.

Location: Downtown – 1 State Farm Drive; Date: Thursday, July 13; Website: accessatlanta.com


Buy yourself a drink and make your way to the Coca-Cola Roxy to see T-Pain live! The entertainer hasn’t earned himself two Grammys for nothing — you’re guaranteed to get the musical talent and the comedic stylings of this creative genius.

Location: Cobb - 800 Battery Ave SE #500; Date: Friday, July 14; Website: accessatlanta.com

Erykah Badu

One thing Erykah Badu is going to do is bring the vibes! You can catch them all when she hits the State Farm Arena stage. With titles like R&B songstress and doula, you just never know what you’ll get at a Badu show.

Location: Downtown – 1 State Farm Drive; Date: Saturday, July 15; Website: accessatlanta.com

Darius Rucker

Get your country fix at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre during Darius Rucker’s “Starting Fires” tour. Rucker first gained fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish and has remained on the charts since, with his solo hits.

Location: Alpharetta - 2200 Encore Pkwy; Date: Saturday, July 22; Website: accessatlanta.com

Fall Out Boy

It’s time to rock out with Fall Out Boy at Lakewood Amphitheatre. It was just a few short months ago that the group released their eighth studio album, “So Much (for) Stardust,” so be prepared for new songs and I’m sure, a few classics.

Location: Southeast - 2002 Lakewood Way SW; Date: Wednesday, July 26; Website: accessatlanta.com

Sam Smith

With a voice like Sam Smith, you have to make sure you get to Gas South Arena. Whether he’s hitting high notes or talking in his hypnotizing English accent, I can listen to Smith all day.

Location: Duluth - 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Date: Friday, July 28; Website: accessatlanta.com


They’ve been together for more than a decade and have established themselves as one of the most commercially successful Canadian rock bands. Ladies and gentlemen, Nickelback is coming to Ameris Bank Amphitheatre. Having longevity like this band is rare these days so it’s a treat to have them right in our backyard.

Location: Alpharetta - 2200 Encore Pkwy; Date: Sunday, July 30; Website: accessatlanta.com

Jason Aldean

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