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Concerts in New York - August 2017

Our carefully curated selection of the Best Concerts in New York for the month of August 2017


: Closes 20th December 2017

The New York native will be belting out his old favorites with the help of his revolving piano, in an on-going series of monthly concerts at this world-famous venue. He has sold more than 100 million records over a career spanning more than 40 years, and reigns as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. More info

: 31st August

Two icons of late-90s rock head out on tour together this year as Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows take to the road to gig across the US in their "A Brief History Of Everything" Tour! Set to last almost three months, the tour will see the two bands share the limelight to play fans a selection of their greatest hits from their illustrious discographies. More info

: Closes 29th August 2017

After wowing at the Superbowl, Lady Gaga embarks on a huge world tour in 2017. It's in support of her last record Joanne, which saw the singer delving into more personal territory lyrically and dialling back on the glittery synths in favor of a more acoustic instrumentation. More info

: 26th August

Rock would be a very different beast without these two groups​. Absolute icons of the music world, hard rock pioneers Deep Purple and shock rock jester Alice Cooper set out on a joint headlining tour in 2017, with Purple supporting their latest record Infinite, and Cooper also debuting some new material. Expect to hear 'Smoke on the Water', 'School's Out' and many more classics! More info

: 26th August

​As two icons of 1960s counterculture, separately, Stephen Stills and Judy Collins are important to many, but there is real magic in their collaborations. Former lovers and lifelong friends, don't miss these two reunited on stage as they bring their incredible talent and unique relationship to Philly in 2017. More info

: 25th August

Kendrick Lamar has been the name on everyone's lips this year. After the masterpiece that was Pimp the Butterfly, anticipation for his follow-up record was almost impossibly high. And with DAMN, those expectations were met. DAMN debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with 603,000 album-equivalent sales, and proved to be yet another collection of lyrical fireworks that once again raised the bar for all his contemporaries. More info

: 27th August

American Country Music's had a bromance with Luke Bryan ever since the 2007 release of his debut album 'I'll Stay Me'. The Nashville hitmaker has since become a whirlwind crossover success with his subsequent albums, including 'Spring Break...Here to Party', a party-centric roaring success, hitting number 1 on the Pop Charts. More info

: 28th August

See your fave Broadway stars in a totally new light, as they bring their innermost secrets to the Actor's Temple Theatre! With personalities from film and TV also taking part, no two evenings will be the same, as the lineups (announced only prior to performance) will change constantly! Featuring engaging, shocking and often poignant stories, these stars will also wax lyrical about their personal beliefs, religion, politics and and even various epiphanies! So lean in and make yourself available for a night of secrets and potemtial scandal! More info

: 26th August

Marc Anthony is well known for many things - his good looks, his marriage to pop sensation Jennifer Lopez (aka J-Lo) and his acting career - however his claim to fame remains his multi-award winning career as a salsa singer. More info

: 31st August

Rascal Flatts is an American country rock band founded in Columbus, Ohio. Composed of three members: Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus, and Joe Don Rooney. The band have come a long way from their Ohio origins, selling over 7 million tickets between 2004 and 2012. Rascal Flatts are taking the country music world by storm again this year, and they're taking Kelsea Ballerini with them! More info


Hailing from Sweden, Little Dragon conjure up sleek electro pop suffused with hooks that has grown ever more nuanced over the course of their career. Led by singer Yukimi Nagano, the group first really came to American audiences attention with their guest spots on tracks by Gorillaz and SBTRKT. 2017 sees the band unleash Season High, co-produced alongside Simian Mobile Disco' James Ford.

This show is happening at multiple venues in Aug 2017:

Terminal 5

Aug 29, 2017

Apollo Theater

Aug 31, 2017

: 25th August

The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular returns to the NYCB at Westbury for another evening celebrating the magic and mystery of the King himself! With an all star cast including Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter and Special guests DJ Fontana and The Sweet Inspirations. More info

: 31st August

The young whippersnappers of modern Country owe a lot to Dwight Yoakam. Once shunned by the Nashville elite, the pioneering singer-songwriter is credited with paving the way for Country music's acceptance in the mainstream. His 'hillbilly honkey tonk' stylings earned him a following of fans that called themselves 'Cow-Punks' in retaliation to the polite Country Pop of the late 70's. More info

: 26th August

Citizen Cope has been pursuing his laid-back brand of hip-hop inflected rock for over a decade now. This year he's heading out on the road to play several solo acoustic dates, followed by concert with his full band in tow. More info

: 27th August

With a voice as smooth as the glowing embers of a dying fire and a glass of pinot noir, Anthony Hamilton is the king of modern Soul and RnB. The Grammy-winning singer songwriter burst onto the scene in the early 2000's, after cutting his teeth as a backing singer for the likes of D'Angelo and 2Pac. More info

: 27th August

K-Pop Phenomenon Seventeen is hitting US shores for the first time! Finally brought over by the demands of their international army of super fans, the all-singing, all-dancing thirteen member megalith dominated the charts when they debuted in 2015, holding the position of longest charting K-Pop album of the year in the US after the release of their debut 17 Carat. More info

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