With Summer fast approaching, you might be wondering how you’re going to fill the long nights ahead. If you live in Los Angeles, lucky for you; there are quite a few must-see concerts you aren’t going to want to miss. I’ve found a few upcoming concerts in Los Angeles that you should definitely check out if you get the chance to.
Khalid is debuting his best-selling new album, “Free Spirit,” at the Staples Center on June 25th in Los Angeles this Summer. Nominated for five Grammys last year, including best new artist, Khalid’s “Free Spirit” recently bumped Billie Eilish off the top spot on the Billboard 200. With popular tracks such as “Love Lies” and “Young Dumb and Broke” on his resume, Khalid is sure to recreate that same magic with his second album. Tickets start at a reasonable $95, with the concert beginning at 7:30 pm. You won’t want to miss a moment as Khalid continues to make history with his whimsical tunes and dreamlike voice.
Punjabi-Canadian NAV, born Navraj Singh Goraya, performs his “Bad Habits” album at the Hollywood Palladium on June 28th. NAV started his climb to the top with humble beginnings on the popular music streaming site Soundcloud. When social media superstar Kylie Jenner endorsed his music, NAV began to collaborate with big names such as Travis Scott and Lil Uzi Vert, leading to major exposure. Rapping about the finer things in life, NAV’s music is high in demand and will only leave you wanting more. Tickets are being sold for $70, with doors opening at 7 pm. Start Summer off right with this unforgettable concert.
Billie Eilish’s debut album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” hit the top of the charts almost as soon as it was released. She’s bringing it to you this Summer, performing at the Greek Theater on July 11. It’s one of the upcoming concerts in Los Angeles that is sure to be an amazing show. Eilish began her career at a jaw-dropping fifteen years old when she released the now world-famous track “Ocean Eyes” with her similarly talented brother Finneas. With an otherworldly voice, her new album is everything her fans have been hoping for, and more. Her quirky music is sure to be matched with out of the box visuals, so you’ll want to make sure that you get to see her when she stops by in Los Angeles. Tickets don’t come cheap, though; they start at a whopping $230, with the concert starting at 7:30. But don’t be deterred by the high prices; you won’t be disappointed.
Bring it back to the 90s with the Backstreet Boys on August 5th at the Honda Center Anaheim. Nick, Howie, AJ, Kevin, and Brian are back and better than ever before, hitting cities across the country on their biggest tour in 18 years. The Backstreet Boys are famous for singles such as “I Want It That Way,” and “As Long As You Love Me,” and after a long hiatus, are back in the music scene with a new record and tour. Tickets come at a modest $55, with doors opening at 8 pm. History is sure to be made, and you’ll want to be there for it.
Suicide Boys is coming to Los Angeles this Summer to perform at the Shrine Auditorium on August 23rd. The duo, rapping Suicide Leopard and producing Slick Sloth, hail from New Orleans, which is evident in many of their tracks. Their music is like no other, combining a mix of different genres, inspired by punk rock icons such as the Misfits but primarily identifying as hip hop and trap. They rap about controversial topics such as mental illness, substance abuse, violence, and sex, in their hallmark aggressive way. Tickets come at about $85, with the concert starting at 7:30 pm. This duo is sure to make a lasting impression among all the summer concerts in Los Angeles.