Clear your calendars: These are the 15 most anticipated tours of 2017

By Adam Collins (@acollinsmedia)

If one thing’s for certain, it’s that 2017 concerts have some big shoes to fill, considering how epic last year was. We caught a nasty case of Bieber fever with the Purpose tour, Adele gave us all the feels to be felt (if you were lucky enough to get tickets), Kanye West’s Saint Pablo tour was cool (until that breakdown), and Beyoncé slayed our lives with her Formation tour.

So, yeah, 2017 has a lot to live up to. Luckily, there’s an impressive tour lineup. These are our Top 15 Picks you’re going to want to stalk the Sovi app for:

1. Lady Gaga

The Joanne World Tour is the fifth headlining concert tour by the pop icon, in support of her fifth studio album, Joanne (2016). Tickets are selling fast though, with multiple cities already sold out, so if you want to see Mother Monster this year, get your tickets quickly.
Tues. Aug 1, Vancouver, Canada
Thus. Aug 3, Edmonton, Canada
Sat. Aug 5, Tacoma, WA
Tue. Aug 8–9, Inglewood, CA
Fri. Aug 11, Las Vegas, NV
Sun. Aug 13, San Francisco, CA
Tues. Aug 15, Sacramento, CA
Sat. Aug 19, Omaha, NE
Mon. Aug 21, Saint Paul, MN
Wed. Aug 23, Cleveland, OH
Fri. Aug 25, Chicago, IL
Mon. Aug 28–29, New York, NY
Fri. Sept 1–2, Boston, MA
Mon. Sept 4, Montreal, Canada
Wed. Sept 6, Toronto, Canada
Thurs. Sept 7, Toronto, Canada
Sun. Sept 10–11, Philadelphia, PA

2. Lorde

The New Zealand singer-songwriter will be headlining some major U.S. festivals this year. If you plan on checking out any of these bangers this year, you’re in for an awesome show.
Fri. June 2–4, Governor’s Ball, New York, NY
Sat. June 3–4, FPSF, Houston, TX
Thurs. June 8–11, Bonnaroo, Manchester, TN
Thurs. Aug. 3–6, Lollapallooza, Chicago, IL
Fri. Aug. 11–13, Outside Lands, San Francisco, CA

3. Bruno Mars

Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, this R&B-influenced, soulful superstar has become one of the most renowned pop stars in the world. With his signature raw R&B feel, Mars and his band, The Hooligans, will be powering us through a fun and funkly setlist of his latest and greatest hits later this summer:
Sat. July 15, Las Vegas, NV
Tues. July 18, Sacramento, CA
Thurs. July 20, San Jose, CA
Fri. July 21, San Jose, CA
Sun. July 23, Portland, OR
Mon. July 24, Wacoma, WA
Wed. July 26–27, Vancouver, Canada
Sun. July 30–31, Edmonton, Canada
Wed. Aug 2, Winnipeg, Canada
Fri. Aug 4, Fargo, ND
Sat. Aug 5, Saint Paul, MN
Mon. Aug 7, Lincoln, NE
Wed. Aug 9, Kansas City, MO
Sat. Aug 12, Auburn Hills, MI
Sun. Aug 13, Indianapolis, IN
Tues. Aug 15, Cleveland, OH
Wed. Aug 16–19, Chicago, IL
Tues. Aug 22, Pittsburg, PA

4. Metallica

That’s right, metal-heads. The band is still bringing down the house later this summer, and is no less bad-ass than it was during its debut in ’81. Get your tickets fast though, because tickets to this iconic quartet are selling, fast:
Sun. June 4, St. Louis, MO
Wed. June 7, Denver, CO
Fri. June 9, Newton, IA
Sun. June 11, Houston, TX
Wed. June 14, San Antonio, TX
Fri. June 16, Arlington, TX
Sun. June 18, Chicago, IL
Wed. July 5, Orlando, FL
Fri. July 7, Miami Gardens, FL
Sun. July 9, Fulton County, GA
Wed. July 12, Detroit, MI
Fri. July 14, Québec City, Canada
Sun. July 16, Toronto, Canada
Wed. July 19, Pointe-Calumet, Canada
Sat. July 29, Pasadena, California
Fri. Aug 4, Glendale, AZ
Sun. Aug 6, San Diego, CA
Mon. Aug 7, San Francisco, CA
Wed. Aug 9, Seattle, WA
Fri. Aug 11, San Francisco, CA
Mon. Aug 14, Vancouver, Canada
Wed. Aug 16, Edmonton, Canada

5. Katy Perry

Bon apetít, bay-bay. Katy is bringing 2013-Miley realness this fall promoting her newest album, Witness. See the queen for yourself this fall:
Thurs. Sept 7, Columbus, OH
Sat. Sept 9, Montreal, Canada
Thurs. Sept 12–13, Toronto, Canada
Mon. Sept 18, Philadelphia, PA
Thurs. Sept 21, Uncasville, CT
Fri. Sept 22, Pittsburgh, PA
Mon. Sept 25, Washington, DC
Fri. Sept 29–30, Boston, MA
Mon. Oct 2 & 6, New York, NY
Sun. Oct 8, Newark, NJ
Wed. Oct 11, Brooklyn, NY
Mon. Oct 16, Louisville, KY
Wed. Oct 18, Nashville, TN
Sun. Oct 22, Saint Louis, MO
Tues. Oct 24–25, Chicago, IL
Tues. Nov 7, 8 & 10, Los Angeles, CA
Tues. Nov 14, San Jose, CA
Fri. Nov 24, Salt Lake City, UT
Sun. Nov 26, Denver, CO
Tues. Nov 28, Omaha, NE
Wed. Nov 29, Tulsa, OK
Fri. Dec 1, Saint Paul, MN
Sat. Dec 2, Des Moines, IA
Mon. Dec 4, Milwaukee, WI
Wed. Dec 6, Detroit, MI
Sat. Dec 9, Indianapolis, IN
Sun. Dec 10, Cleveland, OH
Fri. Dec 15, Tampa, FL
Sun Dec 17, Orlando, FL
Wed Dec 20, Miami, FL

6. Queen + Adam Lambert

This is the show you cannot miss. 2009 breakout artist Adam Lambert is teaming up with Queen (long considered one of the most important bands in rock history) with energetic live performances of the band’s most memorable hits, including audience favorites like “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Will Rock You.”
Fri. June 23, Glendale, AZ
Sat. June 24, Las Vegas, NV
Mon. June 26–27, Los Angeles, CA
Thurs. June 29, San Jose, CA
Sat. July 1, Seattle, WA
Sun. July 2, Vancouver, Canada
Tues. July 4, Edmonton, Canada
Thurs. July 6, Denver, CO
Sat. July 8, Omaha, NE
Sun. July 9, Kansas City, MO
Thurs. July 13, Chicago, IL
Fri. July 14, Saint Paul, MN
Mon. July 17, Montreal, CA
Tues. July 18, Toronto, CA
Thurs. July 20, Auburn Mills, MI
Fri. July 21, Cleveland, OH
Sun. July 23, Uncasville, CT
Tues. July 25, Boston, MA
Wed. July 26, Newark, NJ
Fri. July 28, Brooklyn, NY
Sun. July 30, Philadelphia, PA
Mon. July 31, Washington, DC
Wed. Aug 2, Nashville, TN
Fri. Aug 4, Dallas, TX
Sat. Aug 5, Houston, TX

7. Jimmy Buffett

Ready to get wasted in Margaritaville? We sure are. Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band are setting the tone for a party-filled evening you won’t soon forget. There are many Jimmy Buffett tour dates typically lined up each year, so add your voice to live renditions of “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”
Sat. June 3, Tampa, FL
Tues. June 6, Baldwin County, AL
Thurs. June 8, The Woodlands, TX
Sat. June 10, Frisco, TX
Thurs. July 6, Maryland Heights, MO
Sat. July 8, Cincinnati, OH
Tues. July 11, Clarkston, MI
Sat. July 15, Chicago, IL
Fri. Aug 11, Toronto, Canada
Tues. Aug 15, Wantagh, NY
Thurs. Aug 17, Camden, NJ
Sat. Aug 19, Mansfield, MA
Fri. Oct. 13, Vancouver, Canada
Sun. Oct. 15, Eugene, OR
Thurs. Oct. 19, San Francisco, CA
Sat. Oct. 21, Chula Vista, CA

8. Ed Sheeran

Since his 2011 debut album “+,” the British singer-songwriter has become an international sensation and is still touring almost every continent in the world. Widely known for his introspective, acoustic guitar-driven songs, Sheeran has topped the charts, and our hearts, with “Thinking Out Loud” and “Lego House” to name a few:
Thurs. June 29, Kansas City, MO
Sat. July 1, St. Paul, MI
Tues. July 11–12, Philadelphia, PA
Sat. July 29, Tacoma, WA
Sun. July 30, Portland, OR
Tues. Aug 1, Sacramento, CA
Fri. Aug 4, Las Vegas, NV
Sat. Aug 5, Glendale, AZ
Sun. Aug 6, San Diego, CA
Thurs. Aug 10–12, Los Angeles, CA
Tues. Aug 15, Denver, CO
Thurs. Aug 17, Tulsa, OK
Fri. Aug 18, Dallas, TX
Sat. Aug 19, Houston, TX
Fri. Aug 25–26, Duluth, GA
Tues. Aug 29, Tampa, FL
Wed. Aug 30, Miami, FL
Thurs. Aug 31, Orlando, FL
Sun. Sept 3, Charlotte, NC
Tues. Sept 5, Charleston, SC
Thurs. Sept 7, Louisville, KY
Fri. Sept 8, Indianapolis, IN
Sat. Sept 9, Cleveland, OH
Sun. Sept 17, St. Louis, MI
Tues. Sept 19–20, Washington, DC
Fri. Sept 22–23, Boston, MA
Tues. Sept 26, Pittsburgh, PA
Wed. Sept 27, Detroit, MI
Fri. Sept 29– Oct 1, Brooklyn, NY
Tues. Oct 3–4, Columbus, OH
Fri. Oct 6–7, Nashville, TN

9. Justin Bieber

Since introducing a more mature sound with, “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry,” Justin has been giving us a sound that’s more polished and, dare-we-say-it, likeable. This Juno award-winning artist will be bringing his new sound with him later this summer, and we’re excited to see what the Canadian heart-throb has up his sleeve next.
Sat. July 29, Arlington, TX
Sat. Aug 5, Pasadena, CA
Sat. Aug 12, Denver, CO
Wed. Aug 23–24, East Rutherford, NJ
Tues. Aug 29, Foxborough, MA
Tues. Sept 5–6, Toronto, Canada

10. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Led by lead vocalist Anthony Kiedis and world-renowned bassist Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have released some of the most recognizable rock songs of all time, among them “Give It Away,” “Under the Bridge,” and “Californication.” Each Red Hot Chili Peppers concert brings the band’s legendary high-energy performances to center stage, giving fans the chance to sing along to their favorite rock hits live:
Fri. May 26, Winnipeg, Canada
Sun. May 28, Edmonton, Canada
Sat. June 10, Manchester, TN
Tues, June 20, Montreal, Canada
Sun. June 25, Grand Rapids, MI
Fri. June 30, Chicago, IL
Tues. Oct 10–11, Mexico City, Mexico
Mon. Oct 16, Denver, CO
Wed. Oct 18, Glendale, AZ

11. Halsey

This New Jerseyite made her debut in 2014 and quickly became one of the most intriguing figures in pop music. Halsey’s original sound takes a base of straightforward pop and enhances it with elements of electronica, hip-hop, and alternative rock. Get ready for Halsey this fall:
Sat. Sept 23, Las Vegas, NV
Fri. Sept 29, Uncasville, CT
Wed. Oct 4, Toronto, CA
Fri. Oct 6, Boston, MA
Sat. Oct 7, Philadelphia, PA
Mon. Oct 9, Washington, DC
Tues. Oct 10, Pittsburgh, PA
Fri. Oct 13, New York, NY
Sat. Oct 14, Newark, NJ
Tues. Oct 17, Charlotte, NC
Thurs. Oct 19, Duluth, GA
Sun. Oct 22, Orlando, FL
Wed. Oct 25, Houston, TX
Thurs. Oct 26, Dallas, TX

12. Harry Styles

The one

That’s right. This little bird has left the One Direction nest and is going solo this fall on his first ever world tour. Here’s a list of U.S. cities this British rockstar will be hitting up next:
Tues. Sept 19, San Francisco, CA
Wed. Sept 20, Los Angeles, CA
Mon. Sept 25, Nashville, TN
Tues. Sept 26, Chicago, IL
Thurs. Sept 28, New York, NY
Sat. Sept 30, Boston, MA
Sun. Oct 1, Washington, DC
Wed. Oct 4, Toronto, Canada
Thurs. Oct 5, Upper Darby, PA
Sun. Oct 8, Atlanta, GA
Tues. Oct 10, Irving, TX
Wed. Oct 11, Austin, TX
Sat. Oct 14, Phoenix, AZ

13. Fall Out Boy

Combining catchy pop-punk melodies with complex tongue-in-cheek lyrics, FOB has been hailed as one of the best bands of its genre, in addition to gaining major crossover success with leading singles like “Dance, Dance” and “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down.” One thing’s for certain though. Whether they’re promoting new hits, or celebrating their time-tested favorites, Fall Out Boy is back, this fall:
Fri. Oct 20, Cleveland, OH
Sat. Oct 21, St. Louis, MO
Sun. Oct 22, Saint Paul, MN
Tues. Oct 24, Detroit, MI
Wed. Oct 25, Toronto, Canada
Fri. Oct 27, Boston, MA
Sat. Oct 28, New York, NY
Sun, Oct 29, Philadelphia, PA
Thurs. Nov 2, Fairfax, VA
Fri. Nov 3, Charlotte, GA
Sat. Nov 4, Atlanta, GA
Sun. Nov 5, Tampa, FL
Tues. Nov 7, Houston, TX
Wed. Nov 8, Dallas, TX
Fri. Nov 10, Denver, CO
Sun. Nov 12, Seattle, WA
Tues. Nov 14, Oakland, CA
Wed. Nov 15, San Diego, CA
Fri. Nov 17, Inglewood, CA
Sat. Nov 18, Phoenix, AZ

14. Kendrick Lamar

With the release of his 2012 album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,” Kendrick Lamar carved his name in stone in the world of rap. Now five years later, Lamar has worked with the Black Hippy Collective and has expanded his music, collaborating with some of the biggest names, including Drake, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Alicia Keys. See the hip hop artist this summer:
Wed. July 12, Glendale, AZ
Fri. July 14, Dallas, TX
Sat. July 15, Houston, TX
Mon. July 17, Duluth, GA
Wed. July 19, Philadelphia, PA
Thurs. July 20, New York, NY
Fri. July 21, Washington, DC
Sat. July 22, Boston, MA
Sun. July 23, New York, NY
Tues. July 25, Toronto, Canada
Thurs. July 27, Chicago, IL
Sat. July 29, Denver, CO
Tues. Aug 1, Tacoma, WA
Fri. Aug 4, Oakland, CA
Sat. Aug 5, Las Vegas, NV
Sun. Aug 6, 8–9, Los Angeles, CA
Sat. Aug 12, San Jose, CA
Sun. Aug 13, Sacramento, CA
Wed. Aug 16, Kansas City, MO
Sat. Aug 19, Saint Paul, MN
Sun. Aug 20, Chicago, IL
Tues. Aug 22, Columbus, OH
Wed. Aug 23, Toronto, Canada
Fri. Aug 25, Newark, NJ

15. Logic

Ever since the release of his first mixtape in 2010, Maryland-based rapper Logic has rapidly gained a fanbase across the nation for his uniquely progressive brand of hip-hop. His rapid flow and complex, elaborately themed albums, including “Everybody” and “The Incredible True Story,” have been met with praise from music critics and hip-hop fans, and every one of his new releases builds upon his inventive and original musical style.
Sat. July 8, Las Vegas, NV
Sun. July 9–10, Los Angeles, CA
Thurs. July 13, Kent, WA
Sun. July 16, San Francisco, CA
Tues. July 18, Mesa, AZ
Fri. July 21, Houston, TX
Sat. July 22, Allen, TX
Tues. July 25, Miami, FL
Thurs. July 27, Raleigh, NC
Sat. July 29, Nashville, TN
Sun. July 30, Atlanta, GA
Tues. Aug 1, Charlotte, NC
Wed. Aug 2, Oxon Hill, MD
Sat. Aug 5, Philadelphia, PA
Wed. Aug 9, Boston, MA
Thurs. Aug 10, Baltimore, MD
Sat. Aug 12, Independence, MO
Sun. Aug 13, Lincoln, NE
Mon. Aug 14, Red Rocks, CO
Wed. Aug 16, Saint Paul, MN
Fri. Aug 18, Cincinnati, OH
Sat. Aug 19, Indianapolis, IN
Sun. Aug 20, Rochester, MI
Wed. Aug 23, Cleveland, OH
Thurs. Aug 24, Chicago, IL
Sat. Aug 26, Toronto, Canada
Sat. Sept 30, Pittsburgh, PA