Dolly Parton 

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Event

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Jun 2 Thu

Brantley Gilbert Boston’s country fans need lovin’ too. 

Xfinity Center

Brantley Gilbert Xfinity Center Boston’s country fans need lovin’ too. 

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Jun 3 Fri

Beyoncé That Super Bowl halftime performer? She seems like a kick!

Gillette Stadium

Beyoncé Gillette Stadium That Super Bowl halftime performer? She seems like a kick!

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Jun 10 Fri

Dave Matthews Band What, like they’d tour in the winter? 

Xfinity Center

Dave Matthews Band Xfinity Center What, like they’d tour in the winter? 

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Jun 11 Sat

Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Cam, and Tucker Beathard A little bit country, a little bit more country. 

Xfinity Center

Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Cam, and Tucker Beathard Xfinity Center A little bit country, a little bit more country. 

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Jun 14 Tue

Taste of Chaos Tour Dashboard Confessional and Early November, together at last. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Taste of Chaos Tour Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Dashboard Confessional and Early November, together at last. 

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Jun 14 Tue

Dixie Chicks They’ll have lots to say about Donald Trump. 

Xfinity Center

Dixie Chicks Xfinity Center They’ll have lots to say about Donald Trump. 

Date

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Jun 17 Fri

Dolly Parton Because the first recording of “I Will Always Love You” is still the best.  

Tanglewood Music Center 

Dolly Parton Tanglewood Music Center  Because the first recording of “I Will Always Love You” is still the best.  

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Jun 18 Sat

Earth, Wind & Fire They’re all still alive, apparently. 

Tanglewood Music Center

Earth, Wind & Fire Tanglewood Music Center They’re all still alive, apparently. 

Date

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Jun 18 Sat

Grace Potter The Nocturnals' frontwoman continues her controversial solo tour. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Grace Potter Blue Hills Bank Pavilion The Nocturnals' frontwoman continues her controversial solo tour. 

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Jun 19 Sun

Barenaked Ladies These guys once guest-starred on Beverly Hills 90210 and really seemed to enjoy it. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Barenaked Ladies Blue Hills Bank Pavilion These guys once guest-starred on Beverly Hills 90210 and really seemed to enjoy it. 

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Jun 19 Sun

Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds To prepare: Netflix Love and Mercy and then start working out to Pet Sounds.

Tanglewood Music Center

Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds Tanglewood Music Center To prepare: Netflix Love and Mercy and then start working out to Pet Sounds.

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Jun 21 Tue

Jackson Browne There’s so much more to hear than “Running on Empty.” 

Tanglewood Music Center 

Jackson Browne Tanglewood Music Center  There’s so much more to hear than “Running on Empty.” 

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Jun 23 Thu

AWOLNATION and Death From Above With Irontom!

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

AWOLNATION and Death From Above Blue Hills Bank Pavilion With Irontom!

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Jun 24 Fri

Chris Botti A contemporary jazz trumpeter... but in a good way. 

Tanglewood Music Center

Chris Botti Tanglewood Music Center A contemporary jazz trumpeter... but in a good way. 

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Jun 24 Fri

Paul Simon Stranger to Stranger! New album! We’re unironically excited. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 

Paul Simon Blue Hills Bank Pavilion  Stranger to Stranger! New album! We’re unironically excited. 

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Jun 25 Sat

Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, and Maren Morris Country royalty, right there. 

Xfinity Center

Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge, and Maren Morris Xfinity Center Country royalty, right there. 

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Jun 25 Sat

A Prairie Home Companion at Tanglewood with Garrison Keillor  Not the most exciting concert of the summer, but you know what you’re signing up for. 

Tanglewood Music Center

A Prairie Home Companion at Tanglewood with Garrison Keillor  Tanglewood Music Center Not the most exciting concert of the summer, but you know what you’re signing up for. 

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Location

Jun 25 Sat

Ray LaMontagne As part of the Ouroboros Tour 2016.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 

Ray LaMontagne Blue Hills Bank Pavilion  As part of the Ouroboros Tour 2016.

James TaylorFlickr/Sean Rowe

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Jul 1 Fri

Weezer and Panic! at the Disco It took two decades, but Weezer has whipped out another terrific album. 

Xfinity Center

Weezer and Panic! at the Disco Xfinity Center It took two decades, but Weezer has whipped out another terrific album. 

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Jul 2 Sat

Bob Dylan with Mavis Staples You’ll be the youngest one there. 

Tanglewood Music Center

Bob Dylan with Mavis Staples Tanglewood Music Center You’ll be the youngest one there. 

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Jul 3 Sun

James Taylor You’ll be the youngest one there, too. 

Tanglewood Music Center

James Taylor Tanglewood Music Center You’ll be the youngest one there, too. 

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Jul 7 Thu

Steely Dan and Steve Winwood You love both of them, you just don’t always admit it. 

Xfinity Center

Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Xfinity Center You love both of them, you just don’t always admit it. 

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Jul 8 Fri

Phish This should be a long one.

Xfinity Center

Phish Xfinity Center This should be a long one.

Date

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Location

Jul 9 Sat

5 Seconds of Summer So what if their name is a little bit on the nose? 

Xfinity Center

5 Seconds of Summer Xfinity Center So what if their name is a little bit on the nose? 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 10 Sun

Journey and The Doobie Brothers Man, mom’s having a good summer. 

Xfinity Center

Journey and The Doobie Brothers Xfinity Center Man, mom’s having a good summer. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 10 Sun

Boston Pops Orchestra with Seth MacFarlane This feels like a must-see. 

Tanglewood Music Center

Boston Pops Orchestra with Seth MacFarlane Tanglewood Music Center This feels like a must-see. 

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Event

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Jul 12 Tue

Sublime with Rome ... and Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker!

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 

Sublime with Rome Blue Hills Bank Pavilion  ... and Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker!

Date

Event

Location

Jul 13 Wed

Vans Warped Tour Maybe your parents are cool with you going now.

Xfinity Center

Vans Warped Tour Xfinity Center Maybe your parents are cool with you going now.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 14 Thu

Bob Dylan Still the youngest one there. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 

Bob Dylan Blue Hills Bank Pavilion  Still the youngest one there. 

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Location

Jul 15 Fri

Dead and Company John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead. Discuss. 

Fenway Park

Dead and Company Fenway Park John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead. Discuss. 

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Event

Location

Jul 15 Fri

Luke Bryan Huntin’, fishin’, and lovin’ every day. 

Gillette Stadium

Luke Bryan Gillette Stadium Huntin’, fishin’, and lovin’ every day. 

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Event

Location

Jul 16 Sat

Luke Bryan More huntin’, fishin’, and lovin'. 

Gillette Stadium

Luke Bryan Gillette Stadium More huntin’, fishin’, and lovin'. 

Date

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Location

Jul 16 Sat

Dead and Company Continue the discussion.

Fenway Park 

Dead and Company Fenway Park  Continue the discussion.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 16 Sat

Daryl Hall and John Oates A friend of ours once met John Oates while working as a seat-filler at the Grammys, and he wouldn’t. Stop. Calling. 

Xfinity Center

Daryl Hall and John Oates Xfinity Center A friend of ours once met John Oates while working as a seat-filler at the Grammys, and he wouldn’t. Stop. Calling. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 17 Sun

Duran Duran Your name is [BLANK], and you’re dancing on the seats for this one. 

Xfinity Center

Duran Duran Xfinity Center Your name is [BLANK], and you’re dancing on the seats for this one. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 20 Wed

311 Throwback! 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

311 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Throwback! 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 21 Thu

M83 A new album, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep listening to “Midnight City.” 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

M83 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion A new album, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep listening to “Midnight City.” 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 22 Fri

Lynyrd Skynyrd The only concert where yelling "Free Bird" doesn't make you a total dick.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Lynyrd Skynyrd Blue Hills Bank Pavilion The only concert where yelling "Free Bird" doesn't make you a total dick.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 22 Fri

Toby Keith He was so bummed about the Sooners' loss during March Madness!

Xfinity Center

Toby Keith Xfinity Center He was so bummed about the Sooners' loss during March Madness!

Date

Event

Location

Jul 23 Sat

Flight of the Conchords WHAT GOOD DEEDS HAVE WE DONE TO DESERVE THIS?

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Flight of the Conchords Blue Hills Bank Pavilion WHAT GOOD DEEDS HAVE WE DONE TO DESERVE THIS?

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Jul 25 Mon

Caliente Latin Festival Bring those dancin' shoes!

Boston City Hall Plaza

Caliente Latin Festival Boston City Hall Plaza Bring those dancin' shoes!

Date

Event

Location

Jul 26 Tue

Yanni Yup. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Yanni Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Yup. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 29 Fri

Walk the Moon Do you love that "Shut Up and Dance" song? Shut up, you know you love that "Shut Up and Dance" song. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Walk the Moon Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Do you love that "Shut Up and Dance" song? Shut up, you know you love that "Shut Up and Dance" song. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 30 Sat

Coldplay Whither Gwyneth?

Gillette Stadium

Coldplay Gillette Stadium Whither Gwyneth?

Date

Event

Location

Jul 30 Sat

Josh Groban That dude was super funny on the new Muppets show.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Josh Groban Blue Hills Bank Pavilion That dude was super funny on the new Muppets show.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 30 Sat

Darius Rucker, Dan & Shay, and Michael Ray It’s kind of great that Hootie had a second act. 

Xfinity Center

Darius Rucker, Dan & Shay, and Michael Ray Xfinity Center It’s kind of great that Hootie had a second act. 

Date

Event

Location

Jul 31 Sun

Chick Corea Trio Featuring Christian McBride and Brian Blade.

Tanglewood Music Center

Chick Corea Trio Tanglewood Music Center Featuring Christian McBride and Brian Blade.

Pearl Jam | Flickr/captainbhk

Date

Event

Location

Aug 3 Wed

James Taylor This is about as epic as a Boston show gets. 

Fenway Park

James Taylor Fenway Park This is about as epic as a Boston show gets. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 5 Fri

Pearl Jam No, wait, this is. 

Fenway Park

Pearl Jam Fenway Park No, wait, this is. 

Date

Event

Location

Date

Event

Location

Aug 7 Sun

Pearl Jam Still epic.

Fenway Park

Pearl Jam Fenway Park Still epic.

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Event

Location

Aug 9 Tue

Deftones You have to love a metal band from Sacramento. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Deftones Blue Hills Bank Pavilion You have to love a metal band from Sacramento. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 12 Fri

Rascal Flatts and Kelsea Ballerini More country music royalty. 

Xfinity Center

Rascal Flatts and Kelsea Ballerini Xfinity Center More country music royalty. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 12 Fri

Umphrey’s McGee Prog rock lives!

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Umphrey’s McGee Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Prog rock lives!

Date

Event

Location

Aug 12 Fri

Disco Party featuring Tavares There is no such thing as a bad alfresco disco party. 

Boston City Hall Plaza

Disco Party featuring Tavares Boston City Hall Plaza There is no such thing as a bad alfresco disco party. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 13 Sat

John Williams' Film Night We’re such nerds.

Tanglewood Music Center

John Williams' Film Night Tanglewood Music Center We’re such nerds.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 16 Tue

Goo Goo Dolls Another new album! But also check them out on the 1998 Godzilla album. That’s a time warp if there ever was one. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Goo Goo Dolls Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Another new album! But also check them out on the 1998 Godzilla album. That’s a time warp if there ever was one. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 18 Thu

Billy Joel You had to be a big shot, didn’t you? 

Fenway Park

Billy Joel Fenway Park You had to be a big shot, didn’t you? 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 18 Thu

Slightly Stoopid College you is really excited, right?

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Slightly Stoopid Blue Hills Bank Pavilion College you is really excited, right?

Date

Event

Location

Aug 20 Sat

Bonnie Raitt She’s eternally wonderful.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Bonnie Raitt Blue Hills Bank Pavilion She’s eternally wonderful.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 20 Sat

Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band Find your Margaritaville. 

Xfinity Center

Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band Xfinity Center Find your Margaritaville. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 20 Sat

Zac Brown Band Lots of hipster beards. What’s not to like? 

Fenway Park

Zac Brown Band Fenway Park Lots of hipster beards. What’s not to like? 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 23 Tue

Train with Andy Grammer Jonathan Lethem obliquely referenced Train in his most recent novel. That counts for something, right? 

Tanglewood Music Center

Train with Andy Grammer Tanglewood Music Center Jonathan Lethem obliquely referenced Train in his most recent novel. That counts for something, right? 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 25 Thu

Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne, still upright. 

Xfinity Center

Black Sabbath Xfinity Center Ozzy Osbourne, still upright. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 26 Fri

Boston Pops play Raiders of the Lost Ark We are sooooooo there. 

Tanglewood Music Center

Boston Pops play Raiders of the Lost Ark Tanglewood Music Center We are sooooooo there. 

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Event

Location

Date

Event

Location

Date

Event

Location

Aug 28 Sun

ZZ Top and Gregg Allman Cher would have opinions. 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

ZZ Top and Gregg Allman Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Cher would have opinions. 

Date

Event

Location

Aug 31 Wed

Gary Clark, Jr.: The Story of Sonny Boy Slim Tour Dude’s an actor, too. He’s also from Austin. He’s definitely cooler than you.

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Gary Clark, Jr.: The Story of Sonny Boy Slim Tour Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Dude’s an actor, too. He’s also from Austin. He’s definitely cooler than you.

The Lumineers | Flickr/Thomas Hawk

Date

Event

Location

Sep 2 Fri

The Boston Pops and the B-52s “Love Shack” is forever.

Tanglewood Music Center

The Boston Pops and the B-52s Tanglewood Music Center “Love Shack” is forever.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 7 Wed

Lumineers with Rayland Baxter & TBA “Ho Hey.” 

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Lumineers with Rayland Baxter & TBA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion “Ho Hey.” 

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