Dallas attracts summer concerts of various genres

By Sam Elliott | Staff Writer

Dallas is known for having great concerts and music in the summer, and this year is no exception with all the artists coming. Tickets can be purchased for all the concerts using song kick which compares ticket prices from several major companies like Stub Hub and Ticketmaster.

On June 1, Neon Trees, an alt rock act, will be performing at the House of Blues. The band will be promoting their new album Pop Psychology but will also play older hits such as Everybody Talks and Animal. Tickets start at $44 but top out at around $250.

On June 7, Kenny Chesney, George Strait and Jason Aldean, among other country stars, will be performing at AT&T; Stadium. Kenny Chesney will be promoting his album, Life on A Rock, but will also play some of his greatest hits such as Somewhere with You. With the plethora of stars, the ticket prices start at $117.50.

On June 15, Vans Warped Tour, with many bands from a variety of genres including pop, rock, alternative and metal, will perform at Gexa Energy Pavilion. The bands include 3OH!3 and Yellowcard. Ticket prices vary depending on seats but can range from $30-$250.

On July 22, Beyonce and Jay Z will be co-headlining at AT$T Stadium. In addition to their individual songs, they will probably perform their collaboration on Drunken Love. Considering the star-studded tour, ticket prices are expensive, with the average secondary market ticket price being $342.67.

On Aug. 5, Paramore and Fall Out Boy, two alternative acts, will be performing at Gexa. Tickets for the collaboration start off at $40. Paramore will be promoting their self titled album that includes new song Ain’t it fun. Fall Out Boy will be promoting their Save Rock and Roll album which includes radio staple Light Em Up.

On Aug. 14, Wiz Khalifa and Tyga will be on their Under the Influence of Music Tour at Gexa. Tickets start at $37.50 all the way up to over $1,000. Wiz and Tyga will be accompanied by Iamsu!, Rich Homie Quan, Mack Wilds and Young Jeezy.

On Aug. 17, Nine Inch Nails, along with other alternative acts Soundgarden and Death Grips, will be playing at Gexa. Tickets prices vary depending on seats. Nine Inch Nails will be playing old favorites like Hurt.

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