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Taylor Swift, Jay Z & Beyoncé, Harry Styles: Hottest Summer Tour | Poll
It's here. That's right, with Memorial Day upon us, it's time to start basking in those #summervibes. And the perfect complement for some sun and fun? It's got to be a summer concert.
It just so happens that the summer 2018 touring calendar is positively stacked — whether it's hip-hop jams, pop smashes, classic rock, country fun, or hips that don't lie that you seek, there's a show for you.
No doubt one of the hottest tickets his summer, Beyoncé and Jay-Z are set to launch their On The Run II tour, hitting select stadiums in the U.S. starting June 25 in Cleveland. Speaking of stadiums, Taylor Swift promises to pack them in during her summer tour in support of Reputation, with Camila Cabello and Charli XCX in tow.
"Photograph," "Don't Stop Believin'" … hits, hits and more hits will be the recipe for arguably the classic rock bill of the summer in Def Leppard & Journey. The titans will be crisscrossing the U.S. through October.
Find out what makes Luke Bryan country during his What Makes You Country tour. The singer/songwriter will "Light It Up" with hits such as "Strip It Down" and "Crash My Party" in stadiums and amphitheaters all summer long.
Get ready for another must-see hang with G-Eazy. The Oakland, Calif.-based rapper is teaming with Lil Uzi Vert and Ty Dolla $ign for his 2018 The Endless Summer Tour, which will commence July 20 in Auburn, Wash.
Ready to go toe-to-toe with Tog Dawg's best? The Championship Tour will ring the bell with an all-star lineup from the label's roster, including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, SchoolBoyQ, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul. The trek, which kicked off in May, is going strong through June.
She'll bring plenty of pop and he'll spit the bars. Together it will add up to some big-time adventure. Kesha and Macklemore will tag-team for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour in support of Rainbow and Gemini, respectively — all coming to you starting June 6 in Phoenix.
Shakira is saving the U.S. leg of her El Dorado World Tour for the hottest month of the summer: August. The Latin GRAMMY-winning "Whenever, Wherever" icon will bring the heat starting Aug. 3 in Chicago, wrapping Sept. 6 in San Jose, Calif.
Harry Styles is winding down his tour in support of his acclaimed self-titled debut album. The "Sign Of The Times" singer/songwriter will be back in the States on June 5 in Dallas before winding up in Los Angeles on July 14. As if you needed some extra incentive, GRAMMY winner Kacey Musgraves will be opening.
Before you fire up the grill and unofficially kick off summer this Memorial Day weekend, we want to know: Which show is your hot ticket for summer 2018? Cast your vote in our poll and stay cool.