25 must-see North Texas concerts in 2024

Mark your calendar for these highly anticipated concerts and music festivals coming to Dallas-Fort Worth in 2024.

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Mark your calendars for these highly anticipated concerts in 2024. | Photo via Wiki Commons

It’s always special when your favorite artist releases new music, but nothing compares to watching them perform live.

Although concert announcements are still dropping every day, this year’s slate already appears to rival last year’s with colossal pop, rock, R&B, and country tours on the horizon.

Here is a list of some of the most anticipated concerts and music festivals that are sure to be hot ticket events across the Dallas-Fort Worth metro.

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The 2nd annual Fort Worth Music Festival & Conference will take place at various venues in the Stockyards. | Photo by FTWtoday

Spring

Kenny Chesney: “Sun Goes Down 2024 Tour” | The tour will feature GRAMMY-winning Zac Brown Band and 2023 CMA Song of the Year and New Artist nominee Megan Moroney.

  • Dates: Saturday, May 11
  • Venue: AT&T Stadium
  • Tickets

Nicki Minaj: “Pink Friday 2 World Tour” | This is the “Queen of Hip Hop’s” most extensive tour to date — with shows throughout North America, as well as the U.K. and continental Europe.

  • Dates: Saturday, May 11
  • Venue: American Airlines Center
  • Tickets

Kid Rock’s Rock N Rodeo | Rock and roll legend Kid Rock will perform in part of the three-day PBR World Series bracket-style competition.

  • Dates: Friday, May 17
  • Venue: AT&T Stadium
  • Tickets

Ubbi Dubbi Festival | The electronic music festival returns to Cowtown for two days of top-notch visuals and live DJs.

  • Dates: Saturday, May 25-Sunday, May 26
  • Venue: Panther Island Pavilion
  • Tickets
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Pictured: Blink-182 at the Showcase Theater in Corona July 18,1995 | Photo via Wiki Commons

Summer

So What?! Music Festival | See some of the most popular rock bands of the 2010s during this two-day music festival including Boys Like Girls, 3oh3!, Mayday Parade, and Reliant K.

  • Dates: Saturday, June 1-Sunday, June 2
  • Venue: Panther Island Pavilion
  • Tickets

Justin Timberlake: “The Forget Tomorrow World Tour” | Fans can expect to hear songs from his sixth studio album “Everything I Thought It Was.”

  • Dates: Tuesday, June 4
  • Venue: Dickies Arena
  • Tickets

Blink-182: “One More Time 2024 Tour” | The American rock band will hit the stage with special guest Pierce The Veil.

  • Dates: Tuesday, June 25
  • Venue: Dickies Arena
  • Tickets

Jennifer Lopez | J.Lo is bringing her “This Is Me Now” tour to the home of the Dallas Mavericks.

  • Date: Saturday, July 6
  • Venue: American Airlines Center
  • Tickets

Morgan Wallen: “One Night At A Time Tour 2024" | The country singer is extending his tour with a two-night show in Arlington with special guests Jelly Roll, Nate Smith, and Bryan Martin.

  • Dates: Thursday, July 25 + Friday, July 26
  • Venue: AT&T Stadium
  • Tickets

Janet Jackson: “Together Again Summer 2024" | In honor of her 50th anniversary in entertainment, Ms. Jackson will perform songs from three albums with special guest Nelly.

  • Dates: Thursday, July 25
  • Venue: Dickies Arena
  • Tickets

Zach Bryan: “The Quittin Time Tour” | The show will be supported by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and Levi Turner.

  • Dates: Saturday, Aug. 17
  • Venue: AT&T Stadium
  • Tickets

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire: “Heart & Soul Tour” | This celebrated tour brings together the timeless music of Chicago and the iconic catalog of Earth, Wind & Fire for one unforgettable night of music.

  • Dates: Friday, Aug. 23
  • Venue: Dickies Arena
  • Tickets

Trace Adkins | The American singer and actor is known for his cross-over appearances as an actor in “Mom’s Night Out” and “Deepwater Horizon.”

  • Dates: Friday, Sept. 6
  • Venue: Will Rogers Auditorium
  • Tickets

Green Day: “The Saviors Tour” | The band will perform the “Dookie” and “American Idiot” albums in their entirety for the first time on tour with special guests The Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and The Linda Lindas.⁠

  • Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 11
  • Venue: Globe Life Field
  • Tickets

Creed | Catch the Texas Rangers’ favorite band on their “Summer of ‘99 Tour.”

  • Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11
  • Venue: Dos Equis Pavilion at Fair Park
  • Tickets
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Hwy 30 Music Fest is expanding from Idaho to Fort Worth in 2023.

Photo provided by Hwy 30 Music Fest

Fall

Weezer | Jam out to the rock band’s “Voyage To The Blue Planet Tour 2024.”

  • Date: Sunday, Sept. 29
  • Venue: American Airlines Center
  • Tickets

Usher | Fresh off his Super Bowl appearance, the R&B and pop artist will play his “Past Present Future Tour” for three days in Dallas.

  • Date: Thursday, Oct. 3-Saturday, Oct. 5
  • Venue: American Airlines Center
  • Tickets

Meghan Trainor | The pop star’s “The Timeless Tour” will sparkle across North Texas.

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 12
  • Venue: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
  • Tickets

Hwy 30 Music Fest | The four-day event — considered one of the largest country music festivals in the Northwest — will hold its second Texas edition.

  • Dates: Thursday, Oct. 17-Sunday, Oct. 20
  • Venue: Texas Motor Speedway
  • Tickets

P!nk | Jam out to the artist’s “Summer Carnival 2024” — don’t worry, it’ll still probably feel like summer in DFW.

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 6
  • Venue: Globe Life Field
  • Tickets

Kacey Musgraves | The seven-time GRAMMY Award-winner returns to the AAC for two nights of her “Deeper Well World Tour.”

  • Date: Friday Nov. 22-Saturday, Nov. 23
  • Venue: American Airlines Center
  • Tickets