Top Five Hottest Tours Of the Summer
Summer is approaching, and hot summer days bring hot music talent to a city near you. Some of the most prominent artists in the music industry will be hosting events all throughout the country these next couple of months, and we’ve curated a list of our top 5 must-see tours you won’t want to miss!
Anjunadeep: ‘Open-Air North American Tour’
If the names Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamäki ring a bell, you know that they are the masterminds behind trance trinity Above & Beyond and the Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep record labels. This summer, the trio presents an Anjunadeep open-air tour all throughout America’s most majestic outdoor venues. Founded in 2005, Anjunadeep is the perfect sound reflection of Above & Beyond meets deep house imprints. With their successful Anjunabeach party debut in Miami during Miami Music Week and their upcoming one in Huntington Beach California, the trio is proud to introduce their Anjunadeep all-stars to perform at these unique venues. Artists like Eli & Fur, Ben Bohmer, Dusky, Luttrell, Yotto, James Grant, Jaytex, Sunny Lax, Oliver Smith, Lane 8, and more will bring those transcendental yet soul inspiring deep-house summer vibes to the country’s top musically enamored cities. The tour initiated this past Friday in Austin, Texas and will jump its way to Fort Collins in Colorado, Montreal, Brooklyn, Boston, San Francisco, and Vancouver. Get ready to submerge in some original, mind altering deep sounds with the Anjunadeep troop.
2. Rebelution: ‘Free Reins Tour’
The sun is finally at its highest peak, just in time for the commencement of Rebelution’s highly-anticipated summer Free Reins Tour with supporting acts from Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion, and DJ Mackle. The California born reggae band is recognized for their peaceful, mind clearing, and soul soothing music, and what better way to spend a bright summer day than by listening to their positively inspiring music live. The tour was announced earlier this year, and with the official release of their newest studio album ‘Free Rein’ coming up on June 15, Rebelution’s newest tracks will reflect themselves effortlessly. throughout each individual set. Kicking off later this month in the sunshine state of Florida, the Free Reins Tour is set to continue all throughout the country, making its way to the Northeast and closing out on cities throughout the West Coast – the place that they each call home. As one of their top track expresses, Rebelution will make sure to be “bringing only good vibes” all summer long throughout some of our country’s most rustic live venues.
3. Drake and Migos: ‘Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour’
Canadian producer Aubrey Drake Graham aka “Drizzy” Drake has recruited Atlanta rap trio Migos to present a collaborating a late summer arena tour ‘Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour’. The tour will be celebrating the release of Drake’s latest album ‘Scorpion’, and will be showcasing Migos’ most current and remarkable projects simultaneously. The tour launches on July 26th in Salt Lake City and will ignite the rest of North America’s most intricate cities throughout 41 different dates, ending in Atlanta’s Philips Arena for two consecutive shows on November 16th and 17th. Of course, there just had to be a two-night feature in Drake’s hometown of Toronto as well, which will occur on August 10th and 11th. Both Drake and Migos have inspired music-lovers through their lyrical rap verses since the beginning of their independent music careers. With these top-of-the-charts musical masterminds, the Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour will have you feeling nostalgic and whole all at once throughout the duration of each show.
4. Zhu: ‘Dune Tour’
Incognito and mysterious electronic music legend ZHU announced his Dune Tour after leading fans on a questionable journey regarding his plans for this year. Like the private yet prominent artist he is, ZHU has been keeping his fans on edge these past few months, teasing his projects constantly on his social media pages. With the sudden release of his latest EP ‘Desert Woman’ and his exquisite performances at Coachella and Do Lab with some debut track features, we knew something big was coming. While only phase one of his massive tour has been publicized, we’re expecting nothing but greatness throughout its lucky designated cities. Because it is ZHU, he will be performing in some of the most noteworthy live music venues across the United States. From The Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, Echostage in Washington D.C, Electric Factory in Philadelphia, Red Rocks in Colorado, and many others, ZHU will be sure to leave us all speechless and completely shaken up by his intricate musical talent.
5. Seven Lions: ‘The Journey II Tour’
This fall, astonishing electronic music artist Seven Lions invites us to embark on a trip with him during his most recently announced tour, The Journey Part II. As a continuation of his last tour back in 2016 titled The Journey, we are looking forward to see what the second chapter of his chronological story has in store throughout its 42-date venture. Just this year alone, Seven Lions has managed to complete some fascinating goals – from starting his own music label to absolutely killing it at his grand appearance at the massive kineticFIELD stage at EDC Las Vegas. Not only that, but the artist has managed to strongly succeed with his debut performance of the first chapter of his Chronicles event series this past May in Seattle, Washington. As if all these exceptional accomplishments couldn’t be enough, Seven Lions has now blessed us with official tour dates and corresponding venues for his upcoming commencement of The Journey II Tour. If you’ve ever attended a Seven Lions show, you know that the transcendental imagery behind its artistic visuals and overall presentation will leave you absolutely in awe. Kicking off in Los Angeles, California and circling around the states back to Houston, Texas, we’re sure The Journey II Tour will exceed our expectations tremendously.