The last few years, live concerts took a back seat to COVID, but they are making a comeback in 2022. Get back into the groove with our list of the top 22 concerts coming to Dallas next year. Loaded with award-winning artists from every genre and generation, there's something for everyone so get ready to rock!
Elton John - Jan. 25 & 26
With a legendary career spanning six decades, Sir Elton John is coming to town one last time for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour. The multi-award-winning Rocket Man is at the American Airlines Center (AAC) for two nights only, so don't miss your chance to hear one of the greatest living musicians live. For tickets, click here.
Kacey Musgraves - Feb. 14
A Texas native, Kacey Musgraves is coming home just in time for Valentine's Day as part of her Star-Crossed: Unveiled Tour. The popular country singer competed on Nashville Star before finding success, winning six Grammys and seven CMAs. For tickets, click here.
Tyler, the Creator - Feb. 16
Grammy winner Tyler, the Creator is bringing his new magic wand to Dallas as part of his Call Me If You Get Lost Tour. The straight-edge rapper, songwriter and producer is performing at the AAC. For tickets, click here.
Bad Bunny - Feb. 18 & 19
The Puerto Rican rapper, singer, songwriter and actor is bringing his unique Latin style of music to the AAC for his El Último Tour del Mundo 2022. The entertainer-turned-activist has won multiple awards including one Grammy, four Latin Grammys and two American Music Awards. For tickets, click here.
All Star Legends of Hip Hop - Feb. 26
If you love old-school hip hop, you're going to love this line-up of musicians from the 80s and 90s. Join the OGs Juvenile, Mystikal, Too Short, Trick Daddy and Twista as they share the stage at the Music Hall at Fair Park. For tickets, click here.
Juan Luis Guerra - March 6
With more than 30 million records sold worldwide and 21 Latin Grammys to his name, Juan Luis Guerra infuses merengue, bachata, salsa, rock, gospel and Afro-Latin into his music, making his sound unique and appealing to a broad audience. For tickets, click here.
Dua Lipa - March 13
English pop singer Dua Lipa will surely be levitating as she brings her Future Nostalgia Tour to the AAC in March. The multi-talented artist and model won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2019. For tickets, click here.
Judas Priest - March 18
There's no doubt Judas Priest will be breaking the law by violating some local noise ordinances when they hit the stage at the Toyota Music Factory*. The legendary heavy metal band is returning to the Metroplex for their 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour. For tickets, click here.
Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group - April 8 & 9
Legendary country and bluegrass singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett is playing two shows at the iconic Majestic Theatre with his Acoustic Group. The Texas native has won four Grammys including Best Country Album. For tickets, click here.
John Mayer - April 24
The AAC will be turned into a wonderland when John Mayer returns with his Sob Rock Tour. The multi-platinum singer, songwriter and blues guitarist has won seven Grammys including Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance and Song of the Year. For tickets, click here.
Justin Bieber - May 1
What needs to be said to convince you to see the Biebs? The former teen idol and pop icon is returning to Dallas after being forced to postpone his 2021 show. The Justice World Tour is his fourth concert tour. For tickets, click here.
Coldplay - May 6
Who said stadium concerts were a thing of the past? British rock band Coldplay is bringing their iconic sound to the Cotton Bowl as part of their Music of the Spheres World Tour. Don't miss your chance to see one of the best-selling musical groups in history. For tickets, click here.
J Balvin - May 8
Prepare a royal welcome because the Prince of Reggaeton is gracing us with a performance. One of the most important Latin performers today, Colombian singer and rapper J Balvin is headed to the AAC for the Jose Tour. For tickets, click here.
Black Violin - May 19
Forget everything you know about classical music and R&B because virtuoso violinists Kev Marcus and Will B are back on their Impossible Tour to challenge your expectations about music. The classical-meets-hip-hop duo will be at the Winspear Opera House. For tickets, click here.
They Might Be Giants - May 20
With 23 studio albums released, They Might Be Giants is the alternative rock band we need in 2022. Known for their humorous lyrics, unconventional instruments and absurdist style of alternative music, the duo cordially invites you to join them for An Evening with They Might Be Giants at the House of Blues. For tickets, click here.
New Kids on the Block - May 22
Yes, you read that right. NKOTB is back! Join Jordan, Donnie, Joey, Danny and Jonathon as they bring the right stuff to the AAC. And to add to the nostalgia, they're bringing legends Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue to the party. For tickets, click here.
Santana with Earth, Wind & Fire - July 15
The legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is joining forces with Earth, Wind & Fire for the Miraculous Supernatural Tour. Performing at the Dos Equis Pavilion, this super show straight out of the 70s is guaranteed to keep you on your feet all night long. For tickets, click here.
Swedish House Mafia - Aug. 26
After a five-year breakup, the Swedish supergroup has come back together to bring the beats and the house music for the ultimate EDM rave at the AAC. Get your bright wigs and glowsticks ready and dance like no one is watching. For tickets, click here.
Alicia Keys - Sept. 14
It's hard to believe we've been blessed with the soulful voice of Alicia Keys for 20 years now. Since the release of her first album, Songs in A Minor, the 15-time Grammy winner has been on fire and she's bringing her sizzle to the Toyota Music Factory. For tickets, click here.
My Chemical Romance - Sept. 28
Emo rock band My Chemical Romance is bringing their angst and melancholy to Dallas in a rescheduled show from 2021. Join them for their Reunion Tour at the American Airlines Center. For tickets, click here.
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Sept. 30
The king of parody songs, "Weird Al" Yankovic has won five Grammys for spoofing hits from every genre imaginable. Head to the Majestic Theater and get ready to laugh and marvel at Yankovic's lyrical prowess at The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. For tickets, click here.
Roger Waters - Oct. 8
No band was more important to the 1970s than Pink Floyd and you can thank Roger Waters for that. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was the creative genius behind two of the most successful albums of all time - The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall. So get comfortably numb with Waters on his This Is Not a Drill Tour at the AAC. For tickets, click here.
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