Summer might be drawing to a close, but these awesome concerts will keep the party going as we slip into fall. Turn up the volume on our playlist—featuring everything from psychedelic soul and electro jams to anthemic alt-rock and high-octane hip-hop—then find a concert near you. It’ll feel like the summer never left.
Alpha Rev: The Austin alt-pop outfit is going unplugged for their latest road trip, with support from Arizona folk-rock sextet Jared and The Mill.
Snow Tha Product: As beautiful as she is lyrically brutal, the So Cal rap firecracker wraps up her southwest tour.
Joywave: There’s no holding the wall when the aptly-named New York indie-dance quintet hit the stage.
8.21: Rawkus – Colorado Springs, CO
9.18: Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
9.22: Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
9.23: The Casbah – San Diego, CA
9.27: The Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
9.29: Triple Rock Social Club – Minneapolis, MN
10.2: The Firebird – St. Louis, MO
10.3: The HI-FI – Indianapolis, IN
10.7: The Garrison – Toronto, ON
10.8: Balcony Experience – Millvale, PA
10.9: Waiting Room – Buffalo, NY
10.10: Anthology – Rochester, NY
10.14: U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
Thundercat: The psychedelic bassist and vocalist—who’s gigged with everyone from Suicidal Tendencies and Flying Lotus to Erykah Badu and Kendrick Lamar—stepped into his own with The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam EP in June. See for yourself why his name is on every music critic’s tongue.
9.17: The Casbah – San Diego, CA
9.18: Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
9.21: The Vanguard – Tulsa, OK (for Higher Plains Music Festival)
9.22: The Vanguard – Tulsa, OK
9.23: Holy Mountain – Austin, TX
9.24: The Studio at Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
9.25: Alamo City Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
10.1: Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
10.6: The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
10.10: Velvet Jones – Santa Barbara, CA
10.11: The Regent Theater, DTLA – Los Angeles, CA
ZZ Ward: Soulful and bluesy with heavy hints of hip-hop, the sultry singer hits the road to give fans a preview of her soon-coming This Means War.
8.28: Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
9.4: Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN
9.5: Columbus Arena District – Columbus, OH
9.8: Music Farm Charleston – Charleston, SC
9.9. The Beacham – Orlando, FL
9.12: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
9.20: Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
9.22: The Opera House – Toronto, ON
10.8: Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
10.13: Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
Modest Mouse: The indie-rock icons recently dropped their first album in eight years, Strangers to Ourselves. Celebrate with them as their world tour brings them back to the States.
8.19: Orpheum Theater – Flagstaff, AZ
8.20: Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
8.21: Hollywood Forever – Los Angeles, CA
8.23: Tom McCall Waterfront Park – Portland, OR (for MusicfestNW)
8.29: National Western Complex – Denver, CO (for Riot Fest Denver)
9.6: Echostage – Washington D.C.
9.10: London Music Hall – London, ON, Canada
9.12: Buffalo Outer Harbor – Buffalo, NY (for EDGEFEST)
9.13: Douglas Park – Chicago, IL (for Riot Fest Chicago)
10.9: Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
10.19: Memorial Auditorium – Burlington, VT
10.21: College Street Music Hall – New Haven, CT
Murs: The West Coast rap veteran isn’t slowing down. Nearly 20 years in the game, and he’s back at with another album, Have A Nice Life, and accompanying nationwide tour.
9.5: Cabooze Plaza – Minneapolis, MN
9.30: The Casbah – San Diego, CA
10.1: Backstage Bar and Billiards – Las Vegas, NV
10.2: The Date Shed – Indio, CA
10.5: SLO Brew – San Luis Obispo, CA
10.7: The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
10.11: The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
10.14: Palace Lounge – Missoula, MT
10.23: Club Dada – Dallas, TX
10.31: Backbooth – Orlando, FL
11.1: Crowbar – Tampa, FL
11.2: Gramps – Miami, FL
11.4: New Brookland Tavern – West Columbia, SC
11.5: Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
11.6: U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
11.13: Subterranean – Chicago, IL
11.17: The Vanguard – Tulsa, OK
11.20: Flagstaff’s Green Room – Flagstaff, AZ
11.21: Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
11.22: Club Congress – Tucson, AZ