A Guide to Spring Concerts in New England

The lights dim. Your friend grabs your hand and looks excitedly at the stage. A bass booms through the stadium, and you can feel the music shoot from your feet straight through your chest. A shadowy figure steps out, raises the microphone to their lips and yells;

“Boston, are you REEEEAAAADDYYYY!?”

Whether you prefer pop, country, rap, indie, or any other music genre, there are a multitude of concerts to chose from in and around Boston and New England. Organized by genre, here is a comprehensive guide to upcoming concerts near you.

Country:  

Eric Church-April 29th at SNHU Arena, Manchester, NH

Kenny Chesney-April 24th & April 25th at Mohegan Sun Arena, CT

Florida Georgia Line-May 7th at Dunkin’ Doughnuts Center, Providence, RI

Rap:

Gucci Mane-April 11th at House of Blues Boston

Kid Rock-June 25th, at XFinity Center, Mansfield, MA

Travis Scott-April 27th at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT

Pop:

John Mayer-April 9th at TD Garden, Boston, MA

Betty Who-April 15th at the Royale Boston, MA

Clean Bandit-April 26th at Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA

Alternative:

The Who-May 24th at Mohegan Sun Arena, CT

Boston Calling Music Festival-May 22nd through May 24th at City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA

Classical:

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra-April 23rd at Symphony Hall

Emmanuel Music-April 23rd at Emmanuel Church, Boston, MA

Jazz:

SFJAZZ Collective-The Music of Michael Jackson and Original Compositions-April 24 at Berklee Performance Center

Jeremy Pelt-April 21st at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston, MA

Cécile McLorin Salvant-April 22nd at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston, MA

Written by Jane Robinson