May 29, 2024 - Music

5 must-see Blossom Music Center concerts

Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson perform.

Bob and Willie. Photo: M. Caulfield/WireImage for NBC Universal Photo Department/Getty Images

The busiest summer at Blossom Music Center since the 1980s kicked off Tuesday night with Noah Kahan's sold-out concert.

Driving the news: Things continue Wednesday with hip-hop star 21 Savage's American Dream tour and again Friday when country musician Chris Stapleton comes to town.

The intrigue: Blossom will host more than 40 shows through September.

  • We've picked five you won't want to miss:

🤪 Dave Matthews Band

When: June 25

The intrigue: DMB has played Blossom Music Center six times over the past decade, but this summer will serve as a warmup to the band's induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in October.

Price: Tickets start at $67.20

🔥 Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire

When: July 16

The intrigue: You probably won't find a showcase of better musicianship this summer with two Rock & Roll Hall of Famers known for epic live performances on one bill.

Price: Tickets start at $49.15

🐡 Hootie & the Blowfish

When: Aug. 15

The intrigue: Recent Hootie tours have served as de facto high school reunions for Gen Xers and elder Millennials wanting to sing along to the sweet sounds of mid-1990s roots rock.

Price: Tickets start at $54.60

🤠 Outlaw Music Festival

When: Sept. 12

The intrigue: This year's Outlaw Music Festival comes with three rock icons — Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and John Mellencamp.

Price: Tickets start at $63.70

ğŸŽ¸ Sum 41

When: Sept. 15

The intrigue: This is the final tour for the pop-punk band, giving you one last chance to lose your mind to the opening guitar riffs of "Fat Lip."

Price: Tickets start at $44.28

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