Summer Concerts

Maggie Louiselle, Contributor

Summer is right around the corner and what better way to make a memorable summer than to see some of your favorite artists perform? Below are some artists that are a must see this summer.


Twenty One Pilots: This alternative hip hop/rock band is performing  at the Xcel Energy Center on Friday, July 29th. This energetic duo has produced an extremely successful album, “Blurryface”, which features their popular singles like “Stressed Out” and “Tear In My Heart”.


Florence and The Machine: Also performing at the Xcel Energy Center, Florence Welch has been known for having an incredible voice live in concert, which makes her a must see for the summer. That concert will take place on Thursday June 2.


Drake: This popular rapper will be stopping in Minnesota on July 24th, at the Xcel Energy Center. With his recently released album “Views” Drake’s Concert will be one to remember, which is why you shouldn’t miss out!


Basilica Block Party: This festival is an annual concert Minnesota hosts. If you attend this concert you will see American Authors, Milky Chance, Phillip Phillips, The Fray, Cold War Kids and several others. If you are interested in going, this concert takes place on July 8th and the 9th by the basilica in Minneapolis.


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: This well known hip hip duo will be performing on Wednesday June 8th at the Target Center. Touring for their new album “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made”, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis would be well worth your money.


Luke Bryan: If you are a country music fanatic, I am sure you have heard of Luke Bryan. If you want to see this amazing artist you can buy tickets for Friday, August 19th at the U.S. Bank Stadium.
Brad Paisley: You can find this country artist at the Winstock Country Music Festival on Saturday June 11th, in Winsted Minnesota. He will be singing along with several other country artists.