Summer Concerts!

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for music. With releases like “DAMN.,” “Humanz” and “Melodrama,” some of the best albums of our time are coming out. With the release of albums comes the announcement of tours, and I am here to tell you what the best concerts coming to Hampton Roads are.

 

Weezer and New Politics at the Waterside District on May 11

Weezer are one of the best alternative rock bands to ever exist. Getting their start in the ‘90s with hit track “Buddy Holly,” the band have skyrocketed, earning themselves a dedicated fanbase and the respect of many modern artists. Now they’re coming to Norfolk to play at the opening of the Waterside District. With pop rock band New Politics, the concert is free but only for ages 21 and over.

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Chance The Rapper at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater on June 3

Chance The Rapper has taken the world by storm with the release of “Coloring Book.” Having already developed a fanbase with “10 Day” and “Acid Rap,” the rapper has earned the recognition he deserves with his latest release. Now he’s taking his talent on the road and Virginia Beach has the pleasure of welcoming Chance. Sure to be one of the best shows of the summer, you don’t want to miss this one.

 

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Glass Animals at The NorVa on June 14

Indie rock fans, rejoice! One of the best albums to be released in 2016 is being brought to Norfolk. Glass Animals have made a name for themselves in the alternative community with their unique, psychedelic style. Known for the energy and stage presence, you surely don’t want to miss Glass Animals.

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J. Cole at The NorVa on June 17

The NorVa is supplying all of your concert needs this summer. Hampton keeps adding rap legends to their calendars for this summer. J. Cole is making his presence known in June, and this is a show nobody wants to miss. On the “4 Your Eyez Only” tour, J. Cole is sure to bring a great show to Norfolk. Especially since J. Cole has the following to play at amphitheaters and coliseums, the small venue will be an interesting experience for any who go.

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Luke Bryan at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater on August 17

Worry not country music fans - I didn’t forget about you. Luke Bryan, country’s biggest heartthrob, is making his appearance in Virginia Beach this August. Hampton has one of the most diverse music scenes in the country, and country fans will be pleased with this performance. Make sure you grab your tickets now - this one will surely sell out.

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These may not be all of the tours making their stop in Hampton this summer, but these are definitely ones you don’t want to miss. Happy concert going!

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