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Every Outdoor Concert to See in Las Vegas This Summer

Updated On 05/30/2017 at 01:27PM EST Updated On 05/30/2017 at 01:27PM EST
Electric Daisy Carnival, EDC Las Vegas
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Jun 2 Fri

Randy Houser Get “fired up” with the chart-topping country singer.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Randy Houser Mandalay Bay Beach Get “fired up” with the chart-topping country singer.

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Jun 3 Sat

Junefest This triple bill features REO Speedwagon, Don Felder (formerly of the Eagles), and Martha Davis and the Motels.

Sunset Station Outdoor Amphitheatre

Junefest Sunset Station Outdoor Amphitheatre This triple bill features REO Speedwagon, Don Felder (formerly of the Eagles), and Martha Davis and the Motels.

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Jun 3 Sat

Scars & Stripes This is coming a month before the Fourth of July so the name seems a bit off, but anyway this one-day fest features 3 Doors Down, Pop Evil, HELLYEAH, 10 Years, and others.

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Scars & Stripes Downtown Las Vegas Events Center This is coming a month before the Fourth of July so the name seems a bit off, but anyway this one-day fest features 3 Doors Down, Pop Evil, HELLYEAH, 10 Years, and others.

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Jun 10 Sat

Rock'n Road Trip Tour One big trend about the 2017 summer concert season is that the ‘90s are back, baby. This free mini-fest will be held on the First and Third Street stages, with Fuel, Tonic, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla.

Fremont Street Experience

Rock'n Road Trip Tour Fremont Street Experience One big trend about the 2017 summer concert season is that the ‘90s are back, baby. This free mini-fest will be held on the First and Third Street stages, with Fuel, Tonic, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla.

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Event

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Jun 16-18

Electric Daisy Carnival This year's lineup includes Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Trap Nation, Borgore, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, and many others.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Motor Speedway This year's lineup includes Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Trap Nation, Borgore, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, and many others.

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Event

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Jun 16 Fri

Rebelution The reggae-leaning lineup also features Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, HIRIE, and DJ Mackle.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Rebelution Mandalay Bay Beach The reggae-leaning lineup also features Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, HIRIE, and DJ Mackle.

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Jun 17 Sat

The Art of Rap If you’re into the pre-Drake, pre-Auto-Tune era of badass rap, this is a killer (or, rather, Killah) lineup: Ice-T, KRS-One, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Onyx, and Mobb Deep.

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

The Art of Rap Downtown Las Vegas Events Center If you’re into the pre-Drake, pre-Auto-Tune era of badass rap, this is a killer (or, rather, Killah) lineup: Ice-T, KRS-One, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Onyx, and Mobb Deep.

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Event

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Jun 17 Sat

Ziggy Marley It’d be inappropriate to have this show indoors.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Ziggy Marley Mandalay Bay Beach It’d be inappropriate to have this show indoors.

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Jun 23 Fri

Vans Warped Tour The Vans Warped Tour is still kicking 23 years later, and it's still focused on highlighting legends and newcomers alike in the punk, hardcore, and metalcore world. This year catch Sick of It All, Hatebreed, Blessthefall, GWAR, and dozens more.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Vans Warped Tour Hard Rock Hotel & Casino The Vans Warped Tour is still kicking 23 years later, and it's still focused on highlighting legends and newcomers alike in the punk, hardcore, and metalcore world. This year catch Sick of It All, Hatebreed, Blessthefall, GWAR, and dozens more.

Goo Goo Dolls | Daniel DeSlover/Shutterstock

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Event

Location

Jul 3 Mon

Ann Wilson of Heart No Nancy, no problem. Ann still kicks ass without her sister.

Fremont Street Experience

Ann Wilson of Heart Fremont Street Experience No Nancy, no problem. Ann still kicks ass without her sister.

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Jul 8 Sat

Rise Against and Deftones If any part of you feels a white-hot searing anger at the current political climate of the United States welling up inside of you, don't miss this show.

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Rise Against and Deftones Downtown Las Vegas Events Center If any part of you feels a white-hot searing anger at the current political climate of the United States welling up inside of you, don't miss this show.

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Event

Location

Jul 15 Sat

Goo Goo Dolls Because what would summer be without a Goo Goo Dolls tour?

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Goo Goo Dolls Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Because what would summer be without a Goo Goo Dolls tour?

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Jul 21 Fri

I Love the '90s: The Party Continues In this installment of "I Love The '90s," there's TLC, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, and Coolio. “Waterfalls!” “Gangsta's Paradise!” “Just a Friend!” Dear God, yes!

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

I Love the '90s: The Party Continues Downtown Las Vegas Events Center In this installment of "I Love The '90s," there's TLC, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, and Coolio. “Waterfalls!” “Gangsta's Paradise!” “Just a Friend!” Dear God, yes!

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Event

Location

Jul 21 Fri

Less Than Jake Ah, '90s ska-punk. You weren’t the most popular genre, but it’s fun that you’re still around.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside

Less Than Jake Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside Ah, '90s ska-punk. You weren’t the most popular genre, but it’s fun that you’re still around.

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Jul 22 Sat

Good Charlotte Joel and Benji Madden bring the pop-punk goods to old and new fans alike.

Fremont Street Experience

Good Charlotte Fremont Street Experience Joel and Benji Madden bring the pop-punk goods to old and new fans alike.

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Event

Location

Jul 22 Sat

Retro Futura Billed as "America's Premier '80s Concert Tour," this show has Howard Jones, The English Beat, Modern English, and Men Without Hats.

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Retro Futura Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Billed as "America's Premier '80s Concert Tour," this show has Howard Jones, The English Beat, Modern English, and Men Without Hats.

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Event

Location

Jul 27 Thu

Taking Back Sunday The band that represents that turning point when emo got shouty top a bill with Every Time I Die and Modern Chemistry.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside

Taking Back Sunday Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside The band that represents that turning point when emo got shouty top a bill with Every Time I Die and Modern Chemistry.

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Jul 29 Sat

UB40 Legends Ali, Astro and Mickey Three of the original members of the group, including singer Ali Campbell, have to go by this name now due to legal reasons, but don’t worry -- you’ll still hear “Red Red Wine” and “Can’t Help Falling in Love.” Matisyahu and five-piece Jamaican reggae outfit Raging Fyah open.

Mandalay Bay Beach

UB40 Legends Ali, Astro and Mickey Mandalay Bay Beach Three of the original members of the group, including singer Ali Campbell, have to go by this name now due to legal reasons, but don’t worry -- you’ll still hear “Red Red Wine” and “Can’t Help Falling in Love.” Matisyahu and five-piece Jamaican reggae outfit Raging Fyah open.

Turnpike Troubadours | Flickr/Dave Hensley

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Event

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Aug 4 Fri

Turnpike Troubadours Turnpike Troubadours are an American "Red Dirt" group, which means they play Okie honky-tonk bluegrass.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside

Turnpike Troubadours Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Poolside Turnpike Troubadours are an American "Red Dirt" group, which means they play Okie honky-tonk bluegrass.

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Event

Location

Aug 12 Sat

Rick Springfield The safest bet in town is that he’ll play "Jessie's Girl."

Fremont Street Experience

Rick Springfield Fremont Street Experience The safest bet in town is that he’ll play "Jessie's Girl."

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Event

Location

Aug 18 Fri

311 As they’ll tell you, they’ve always been down.

Mandalay Bay Beach

311 Mandalay Bay Beach As they’ll tell you, they’ve always been down.

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Event

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Aug 25 Fri

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys SoCal and Celtic punk on the same bill!

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Downtown Las Vegas Events Center SoCal and Celtic punk on the same bill!

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Event

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Sep 1 Fri

Collective Soul Nostalgia let your light shine down!

Fremont Street Experience

Collective Soul Fremont Street Experience Nostalgia let your light shine down!

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Sep 2 Sat

I Love The '90s Tour Here’s the other "I Love the '90s" tour. Salt N Pepa's here with All-4-One, Kid ‘n Play, O-Town, and Tone Loc.

Mandalay Bay Beach

I Love The '90s Tour Mandalay Bay Beach Here’s the other "I Love the '90s" tour. Salt N Pepa's here with All-4-One, Kid ‘n Play, O-Town, and Tone Loc.

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Event

Location

Sep 8 Fri

Lifehouse and Switchfoot It’s the “Looking for Summer Tour.” Hopefully they’ll find it here.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Lifehouse and Switchfoot Mandalay Bay Beach It’s the “Looking for Summer Tour.” Hopefully they’ll find it here.

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Sep 9 Sat

Lost 80's Live We didn’t know these acts were missing, but you'll find Tony Hadley, Missing Persons, Cutting Crew, Dramarama, Wang Chung, and Berlin here.

Mandalay Bay Beach

Lost 80's Live Mandalay Bay Beach We didn’t know these acts were missing, but you'll find Tony Hadley, Missing Persons, Cutting Crew, Dramarama, Wang Chung, and Berlin here.

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Sep 22-24

Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas' answer to Lollapalooza, ACL, and the other big festivals features Chance the Rapper, Muse, Haim, 2 Chainz, Gorillaz, Lorde, Blink-182, Kaskade, Wiz Khalifa, among other acts. It also features comedy, art installations, food, Cirque performances, and, yep, Bill Nye!

Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas' answer to Lollapalooza, ACL, and the other big festivals features Chance the Rapper, Muse, Haim, 2 Chainz, Gorillaz, Lorde, Blink-182, Kaskade, Wiz Khalifa, among other acts. It also features comedy, art installations, food, Cirque performances, and, yep, Bill Nye!