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The 26 Biggest Concerts and Festivals in NJ This Summer

We’re in awe of the number of big gigs coming to New Jersey this summer.

Our wallets are also scared.

From June through September, hundreds of rock, hip-hop, country, R&B and pop stars perform at the Garden State’s biggest venues, and we’re here to help you figure it all out.

We’ve narrowed down our list to the top 26 concerts and festivals heading to the state.

Coldplay’s “Music of the Spheres World Tour” featuring HER

Saturday, June 4 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Sunday, June 5 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Paul McCartney’s “Got Back” Tour

Thursday, June 16 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Stray Kids “Maniac” Tour

Tuesday, June 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark

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Wednesday, June 29 at the Prudential Center in Newark

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New Kids on the Block “MixTape Tour” with Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue

Sunday, July 3 at the Etess Arena in Atlantic City at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Thursday, July 14 at the Prudential Center in Newark

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Dave Matthews Band

Wednesday June 29 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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Two-day pass for July 15 and 16 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Friday 15th July at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

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Saturday July 16 at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

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The Weeknd’s “After Hours Til Dawn” Tour with Doja Cat

Saturday, July 16 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Backstreet Boys “DNA” World Tour

Thursday 14 July at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Tuesday, July 19 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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“Jagged Little Pill Tour” by Alanis Morissette

Thursday 21 July at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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Third Eye Blind’s “Summer Gods Tour” featuring Taking Back Sunday and Hockey Dad

Friday July 22 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour

Saturday, July 23 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Sunday, July 24 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Frankie Valli and the four seasons

Saturday July 30 at Etess Arena at Hard Rock and Hotel Casino

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Phishing

Three-day pass August 5-7

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Friday, August 5 at Atlantic City Beach

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Saturday, August 6 at Atlantic City Beach

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Sunday, August 7 at Atlantic City Beach

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Alicia Keys “Alicia and Keys” World Tour

Saturday August 6 at Etess Arena at Hard Rock and Hotel Casino

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Lady Gaga’s Chromatica Ball Tour

Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m. at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Tidalwave Festival with Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen and Dierks Bentley

August 12-14 at Atlantic City Beach in Atlantic City

Buy tickets for all three days here: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

REO Speedwagon’s “Live and UnZoomed Tour” featuring Styx and Loverboy

Saturday August 13 at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Saturday August 20 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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Santana’s “Miraculous Supernatural Tour” featuring Earth Wind and Fire

Sunday August 14 at the PNC Bank pavilion in Holmdel

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Thursday August 18 at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

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Imagine Dragons’ “Mercury World Tour” featuring Macklemore and Kings Elliot

Tuesday August 16th at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Thursday August 18 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 World Tour with The Strokes and Thundercat

Wednesday, August 17 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

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Zac Brown Band’s “Out In The Middle Tour” featuring Robert Randolph

Friday August 26 at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

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Daddy Yankee’s “La Ultima Vuelta” Tour

Thursday, September 8 at the Prudential Center in Newark

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Nas and Wu Tang Clan’s “NY State Of Mind” Tour

Thursday 8 September at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Tuesday, September 13 at the Prudential Center in Newark

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Pearl Jam’s “Gigaton” Tour with Pluralone

Wednesday 14th September at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy your tickets: Ticketmaster | lively seats

Sea.Hear.Now Festival with Stevie Nicks, Green Day and My Morning Jacket

September 17-18 at Asbury Park’s Asbury Park Oceanfront

Buy your tickets for both days here: Ticketmaster | lively seats

“MCRXX 2022” by My Chemical Romance featuring Thursday, Midtown and Homeless Gospel Choir

September 20 and 21 at the Prudential Center in Newark

Buy tickets for September 20 at 8 p.m.: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Buy tickets for September 21 at 8 p.m.: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

Outlaw Music Festival with Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, Larkin Poe and Brittney Spencer

Friday 23rd September at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden

Buy tickets: StubHub | ticketmaster | lively seats

What was left on the list? Check out our page here for a closer look at everything coming to New Jersey in the coming months.

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Matt Levy covers the entertainment industry live, writing about upcoming concerts, festivals, shows and events. He can be reached at mlevy@njadvancemedia.com.

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