20 Of The Best Fall Concerts Happening In Boston


If you’re like me and you’re tired of big stadium shows, sitting on the wet lawn and barely seeing your favorite bands while a cloud of cigarette smoke hangs over you, you’re probably just as excited about the music scene in Boston this fall as I am. Some of you may be lucky enough to live in or near a city with many small venue options, but if you’ve been suffering from a lack of close encounters this summer too, you might jump at the chance to buy tickets to these shows! Now is the best time to start tracking when tickets go on sale for fall concerts, so you can get the lowest price and make sure you don’t miss out on seeing some of your favorites.

September 1

2 p.m.

Young the Giant and Milky Chance

Angry Orchard’s Rock the Roots Music Festival

GA starts at $55

City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA

The festival is 21 and over, sorry underclassmen. But this show features two great alternative pop bands. This is one of the fall concerts people are definitely pumped about!

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September 7&8

Drake and Migos

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $55

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

Drake’s new album, “Scorpion”, was just released! This album is for those looking for rap, R&B and an emotional experience.

September 12

Childish Gambino and Rae Sremmurd

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $45

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

Donald Glover, need I say more?

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September 23

Portugal. The Man

6:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $30

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA

Their big hit is “Feel It Still”, but the other songs on their new album “Woodstock” also rock. This is one of the fall concerts people are definitely pumped about!

September 26

James Bay

8 p.m.

Tickets start at $25

Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA

Bay just got a new haircut and now he is officially bae. His music is acoustic goodness, too.

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September 27 & 28

Cardi B and Bruno Mars

8 p.m.

Tickets start at $55

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

You can expect a lot more than just “Finesse” from these two. This is one of the fall concerts people are definitely pumped about!

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October 1

Hozier

7 p.m.

Resale only

House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA

Yes, the resale tickets are very expensive and we are very mad about. Still, Hozier is amazing live.

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October 2

The Neighbourhood

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $29

House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA

This might take you back to “Sweater Weather” a little bit, just in time for the cold weather to set in.

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October 7

Julia Michaels

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $45

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

She’s been behind the scenes for awhile, being featured on many popular songs. But now she’s front and center and singing her R&B/ dance pop heart out at TD!

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October 10

Cole and Yung Thug

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $45

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

Fresh off recent release “KOD, J. Cole brings Yung Thug with him to Boston. The pair will definitely make for an entertaining show.

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October 12

Florence and the Machine

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $45

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

Florence just released her new album “High As Hope”, with hits “Hunger” and “Big God.” Rumor has it her voice is like an angel’s live as well.

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October 12

Troye Sivan

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $35

Wang Theatre

270 Tremont St. Boston, MA

The Australian-based singer became famous through Youtube and now has music featured in the hit movie “Love, Simon”.

October 14

Gorillaz

7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $53

TD Garden

100 Legends Way, Boston, MA

Virtual hip-hop group created by Dan Nakamura just released their new album “The Now Now”, and are bringing Nakamura and their virtual personalities to Boston.

October 16

Kali Uchis

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $29

House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA

This chill R&B artist is quite genre defying and is coming to Boston riding the success wave of her debut album “Isolation”.

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October 20

Foreign Air and Alice Merton

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $20

Paradise Rock Club

967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

Both acts boast hits receiving multiple millions of listens on Spotify, both also falling under the broad category of alternative pop.

October 21

Courtney Barnett

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $35

House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA

Acoustic singer-songwriter queen, Courtney Barnett, will grace our presence and hopefully play songs from her new album, “Tell Me How You Really Feel”, as well as some old favorites.

November 3

Yaeji

8 p.m.

Tickets start at $20

Paradise Rock Club

967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

South Korean artist, Yaeji, is a favorite among Emerson students. She offers an avant-pop, hip hop, dance sound that’ll have you scratching your head and bopping along at the same time.

November 13

Pale Waves

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $15

The Sinclair

52 Church St., Cambridge, MA

With a dark, heavy pop sound reminiscent of 80’s synth and The Cure, a trip to Cambridge will be worth it if your interested in this up and coming dreamy quartet.

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November 25

Tiny Moving Parts, The Menzingers, and Daddy Issues

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $25

House of Blues

15 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA

If you’re into screamo/math rock and punk, this show may be for you. Even if you’re not, the show may be worth it just to see the indie, feminist trio Daddy Issues.

December 6

Kodaline

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $27.50

Paradise Rock Club

967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

We all remember that one song from the movie “Aquamarine” that we would cry to in middle school right? “All I Want” is that song and it goes along with a lot of other goods ones by Kodaline.

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Do you know of any 2018 fall concerts in Boston that are not on this list? Comment below!

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