NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Plenty of concert announcements have Music City living up to its name this year. But which artists are bringing their tours to Nashville this year? Here’s a list of some of the big names stopping by on their tours.

Ava Max

Pop star Ava Max will be bringing the “Ava Max: On Tour (Finally)” summer tour to Brooklyn Bowl Monday, June 12.

Kid Rock

Kid Rock announced he was bringing the “No Snowflakes Tour” to Music City on Saturday, July 1, with Travis Tritt then quickly added a second show on Saturday, July 8, due to overwhelming demand.

Matchbox Twenty

The pop-rock band will hit the stage at Bridgestone Arena July 3. They will be joined in Nashville by hometown singer-songwriter Ben Rector.


Classic rock band Foreigner announced their last tour ever will include a Music City stop on Tuesday, July 11, at Ascend Amphitheater.

Tears for Fears

The classic 1980s group will take the stage at FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin on Tuesday, July 11. They will be joined on the tour by Cold War Kids.

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Superstar Beyoncé Knowles announced she would bring “The Renaissance Tour” to Music City on Saturday, July 15.

Boy George and Culture Club

The “Letting It Go Show” tour will hit 25 cities, kicking off in West Palm Beach, Florida, and stopping in Nashville at Ascend Amphitheater Thursday, July 20.

Great Van Fleet

In celebration of the band’s forthcoming third studio album, “Starcatcher,” the band will embark on the “Starcatcher” World Tour beginning with a Monday, July 24, performance at Bridgestone Arena.

Jimmy Eat World and Manchester Orchestra

1990s rock phenom Jimmy Eat World and indie rock favorite Manchester Orchestra are teaming up on a co-headlining tour, “Amplified Echoes,” that will stop in Nashville at Ascend Amphitheater on Friday, July 28.


The rock band Incubus is heading on a new tour this summer, and it includes a stop at FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin on Wednesday, Aug. 16.

3 Doors Down

The “Away From The Sun Anniversary Tour” includes a Nashville stop at Ascend Amphitheater on Aug. 18, 2023.

All-American Rejects

After a 10-year hiatus in touring, the American rock band All-American Rejects have announced their return to the stage with the “Wet Hot All-American Summer” Tour. They will take the stage at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 25.

Guns N’ Roses

The iconic rock band announced it would bring its latest world tour to Nashville later this year. GNR will perform at GEODIS Park on Saturday, Aug. 26.

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Ray LaMontagne

Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne will be “Just Passing Through” Nashville as one of 29 cities slated for his brand new tour, where he will perform at Ryman Auditorium Friday, Sept. 8.


Rap star Macklemore announced a new tour, “The Ben Tour,” would be coming to Ryman Auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 17.

Boys Like Girls

The pop-punk group Boys Like Girls will make a stop in Nashville Monday, Sept. 18, at Brooklyn Bowl. They will be joined by Four Year Strong and LOLO, as well as State Champs.

Wu-Tang Clan and NAS

The two hip-hop icons announced they will bring their co-headlining “N.Y. State of Mind Tour” to Music City on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Bridgestone Arena.

Avenged Sevenfold

The group announced the second leg of their North American tour includes a stop at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, Sept. 22, and they will be joined by Falling In Reverse.


SZA will take the stage at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, Sept. 24, according to Live Nation.


Rap superstar Drake is bringing 21 Savage with him on the new “It’s All A Blur Tour,” which includes a Nashville stop on Monday, Oct. 2. The rappers were originally supposed to make their Nashville stop on Monday, June 19, at Bridgestone Arena, but pushed back the Music City date for unknown reasons.


The Italian rockers will bring their “RUSH!” World Tour to Nashville Municipal Auditorium Tuesday, Oct. 3.

Janelle Monáe

Also on Tuesday, Oct. 3, artist and actress Janelle Monáe will bring her brand new “The Age of Pleasure” tour to Ryman Auditorium in celebration of her soon-to-be-released new album of the same name.


The band will hit the stage at FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin Tuesday, Oct. 3, and will be joined in support by Papa Roach and Spiritbox, according to producing partner Live Nation.


Irish singer-songwriter Hozier will bring his new tour to Nashville on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Ascend Amphitheater.

Jonas Brothers

The Jonas Brothers are embarking on what they’re calling their most ambitious outing yet: a massive, 35-date stadium and arena run that will see the pop stars performing five albums every night. The trio will be at Bridgestone Arena Monday, Oct. 9.

Chevelle and Three Days Grace

Hard rockers Chevelle and Three Days Grace will bring their new co-headlining tour to Nashville on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Nashville Municipal Auditorium, the bands announced. They will be joined on the road by Loathe, according to Live Nation.

Darius Rucker

The former frontman of Hootie and the Blowfish-turned-country star is hitting the road again on the “Starting Fires Tour” with special guest Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors. They’ll be in Music City on Saturday, Oct. 14.

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The iconic rock band KISS will perform at Bridgestone Arena on Monday, Oct. 23, as part of their “End of the Road” Tour.


The country star announced he is bringing the country rock “The Mockingbird & The Crow Tour” to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium Friday, Oct. 27, with special guests Lainey Wilson and Dylan Marlowe.