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Concerts return to Virginia: These shows are coming in 2021 and beyond

The Weeknd performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
The Weeknd performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) (2021 Getty Images)

Concerts are back!

It seems like so long ago that concerts were a thing, but that feeling of seeing one of your favorite artists live will never go away. Now that we’re in the point of the pandemic that live music can finally return, that fun feeling will soon return.

While not every artist is hitting the road just yet, this coming summer and 2022 will have some absolutely great concerts happening, and we’ve got a list of acts that will be making a stop in and around Virginia.


Chicago - June 29 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

This old-school legendary band is a hit with the Boomers, so if your parent is one or you are yourself, this is a great group that will bring loads of memories back.

Luke Bryan - July 23 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

The king of country music Luke Bryan knows how to throw a fun party at his shows. You’ll be shaking it just like his hit song says to.

Dave Matthews Band - July 24 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

Dave Matthews Band fans are some of the most devoted and hardcore fans out there. It doesn’t matter whether Matthews has new music out -- his fans just love seeing him live.

Kings of Leon - Aug. 10 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

These kings of rock are back on the road with support from fellow rock band Cold War Kings. Expect to hear hits like “Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody.”

Chris Stapleton - Aug. 12 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

Not only is Chris Stapleton one of country music’s most exciting acts, he’s also just an incredible musician and artist.

Alanis Morissette - Aug. 21 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

The queen of ‘90s grunge rock had a new album come out last year, but never got the chance to tour it. Now she can. She will be joined by fellow ‘90s acts Garbage and Liz Phair.

Maroon 5 - Sept. 17 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte N.C.

Adam Levine and his band are back with a new tour that you won’t want to miss.

Melissa Etheridge - Sept. 20 @ Harvester Performance Center in Richmond, Va.

Melissa Etheridge is hitting the road again and making a stop here. After doing virtual shows throughout the pandemic, she is ready to play live again with a new song.

Zac Brown Band - Oct. 16 @ PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, N.C.

When you see Zac Brown Band live, you’ll be wishing you had your toes in the sand and a piece of fried chicken to munch on. He’s just that good.

Billie Eilish - Feb. 6, 2022 @ Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.

The teen sensation who became the biggest pop star in 2020 is ready to continue her stadium tour, and she will be making a stop near Virginia. Who is excited for this one?

The Weeknd - Feb. 15, 2022 @ Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.

After playing the Super Bowl, The Weeknd is ready to go on tour, and it seems that he’s hitting up almost every major U.S. city next year. You’ve got to wait a while to see him, but when the date comes around, it will be so worth it.


About the Author:

Jack is a Digital Content Editor with a degree in creative writing and French from Western Michigan University. He specializes in writing about movies, food and the latest TV shows.