Save Big On New Jersey’s Hottest Summer Concerts!
The summer concert season is just around the corner and there are some awesome summer concerts in New Jersey happening in 2017! Even better, thanks to Groupon, you can snag tickets to these concerts for only $20! These $20 deals expire TOMORROW (and are sure to sell out), so make sure you grab them while you can! Read on to learn more about 14 summer concerts in NJ that you can see for $20…
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May 21 2017
2016 ACM “New Vocal Duo/ Group of the Year” nominee Parmalee is one of country music’s most successful new acts: The platinum-selling band of brothers is one of only three groups since 2001 to earn three consecutive Top 10 singles from a debut country album. Since its debut at country radio, Parmalee has earned over 305 million Pandora streams, 51 million plays on Spotify, over 31 million YouTube/ VEVO views, and 1.4 million Shazam subscribers. Heralded as “Country Music’s Breakout Stars” by MSN Entertainment, Parmalee has supported Brad Paisley and Jake Owen on national tours. Now Parmalee – comprised of brothers Matt and Scott Thomas (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), cousin Barry Knox (bass) and life-long best friend Josh McSwain (guitar) – returns with the lead single from its sophomore album, the universal hometown anthem, Roots, which is sure to propel them into country music superstardom.
June 8 2017
Train returns to the BB&T Pavilion this summer for another round of incredible collaboration. The band will be showcasing some old school hits such as Drops Of Jupiter and Hey Soul Sister, and fans can also expect to hear fresh tracks from their new album, A Girl on a Boat, including their new hit single, Play That Song. Train will be joined by Brit female vocalist Natasha Bedingfield, best known her hit song Unwritten, as well as O.A.R American rock, jam band.
June 9 2017
The Train tour also hits the PNC Bank Arts Center in Homdel on June 9th.
July 2 2017
Multi-platinum, chart-topping rock band, Nickelback hits the road this summer on the colossal headlining Feed The Machine Tour, and they’ll be stopping at the PNC Bank Arts Center. Daughtry will join Nickelback, as well as Shaman’s Harvest will join them. Nickelback’s ninth album, Feed The Machine (BMG)¸ is set for release on Friday, June 9. Written by Nickelback and co-produced with Chris Baseford (Slash, Shinedown), Feed The Machine is a defiant rock anthem featuring blistering guitar riffs and face-melting rhythm tracks.
August 4 2017
Nickelback: Feed the Machine Tour with Daughtry & Shaman’s Harvest also hits the BB&T Pavilion on August 4th.
6. Foreigner 40th Anniversary Tour with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience at BB&T Pavilion
July 13 2017
Foreigner, Cheap Trick, and special guest Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, are launching a mammoth summer tour and they’re coming to the BB&T Pavilion in Camden this July! See what Mick Jones of Foreigner has to say…
“I never could have imagined when I set out to create Foreigner forty years ago, that we’d still be touring around the world and performing the music we love all these years later,” says founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones. “I can’t express the gratitude I feel when fans share stories of how our songs have been woven into their milestones and memories over the years. This summer we are going to celebrate these songs, and I can’t imagine a better group of friends to share this monumental tour with, than Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham who are sure to make it a true tribute to the everlasting power of rock and roll.”
July 21 2017
Chicago – The Band and The Doobie Brothers, are coming to BB&T Pavilion this July on their epic joint summer tour! These legendary classic rockers will no doubt be performing some of the huge hits that made them famous, so be prepared for a rockin’ trip down memory lane!
July 27 2017
Music legends Boston continue their Hyper Space Tour this summer with the iconic Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, arriving at the BB&T Pavilion on July 26th. Always a huge crowd pleaser with their high-energy stage show, other-worldly sound, and exceptional musicianship, Boston prides itself on performing a totally live show, delivering an extraordinary experience that is faithful to their studio recordings. The tour is sure to feature many of the band’s top hits including More Than a Feeling, Peace of Mind, Foreplay/Long Time, Smokin’, Don’t Look Back, and Amanda. Joan Jett is a true originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, with whom she has become a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, she’s had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics Bad Reputation, I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, I Hate Myself For Loving You, and Crimson and Clover.
July 22 2017
One Republic hits the BB&T Pavilion on July 22nd, joined by Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur. The concert is sure to feature hits from One Republic’s newest album (Oh My My) such as Wherever I Go, Kids. and new single Let’s Hurt Tonight, as well as fan favorites like If I Lose Myself, Feel Again, Love Runs Out, and I Lived. Los Angeles-based Fitz and The Tantrums have quickly grown from independent upstarts to bonafide hitmakers. Their current album – titled Fitz and The Tantrums – was released last summer and features their biggest hit to date, HandClap. James Arthur was crowned the winner of The X Factor U.K.’s ninth season in 2012. His debut single Impossible became the biggest X Factor winner’s song of all time, selling more than 1 million downloads and topping charts for several weeks. His current hit single, Say You Won’t Let Go, has topped iTunes charts in more than 20 countries and has since gone on to sell more than 3 million downloads, more than 350 million streams at Spotify, and a quarter of a billion total views at Vevo/YouTube around the globe.
July 28 2017
One Republic with Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur also comes to the PNC Bank Arts Center on July 28th
July 28 2017
Wilco kicks off the XPoNential Music Festival at BB&T Pavilion this year! The band previously played XPoNential in 2013 and 2012, and since then they’ve released two albums – 2015’s left-of-center rock set Star Wars and 2016’s contemplative collection Schmilco. Also headlining on July 28th are Conor Oberst, the acclaimed singer-songwriter behind Bright Eyes, and local favorites Hop Along.
12. XPoNential Music Festival: Day Two w/ Spoon & Amos Lee w/ Special Guests Preservation Hall
Jazz Band at BB&T Pavilion
July 29 2017
Austin indie rock favorites Spoon will light up the BB&T Pavilion stage on night two of this year’s XPoNential Music Festival. Co-headlining are Amos Lee and Friends featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The Suffers and Chicano Batman will open the show.
August 22 2017
Rock legends REO Speedwagon and Styx, along with very special guest star Don Felder -formerly of the Eagles – will join forces for the United We Rock U.S. summer tour, and the tour rolls into Holmdel on August 22nd. The bands have a rich touring and recording history together. In 2000, the bands recorded a live album and DVD called Arch Allies: Live at Riverport at Riverport Amphitheatre in Missouri. In 2009, the bands embarked on the Can’t Stop Rockin’ Tour and marked the occasion with a single, Can’t Stop Rockin’, co-written by Styx’s Tommy Shaw and REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin. 2012 and 2013, REO Speedwagon and Styx hit the road together with the wildly successful The Midwest Rock ‘n Roll Express tour. Most recently, in January, Styx and Don Felder shared the Las Vegas stage for an unforgettable five-night limited engagement, Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane, at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas. And, on the Rock Legends Cruise in February, Don Felder invited REO Speedwagon’s Dave Amato up for an amazing performance of Hotel California.
August 26 2017
Sensational alternative rock bands Counting Crows and Matchbox Twenty are bringing their signature sounds to the BB&T Pavilion! A Brief History of Everything Tour 2017 rolls into Camden on August 26th and is sure to feature fan favorites like Real World, Back 2 Good, Push, 3AM, Mr. Jones and Accidentally In Love.
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