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50+ Live Concerts in Louisville This Summer

A Look at the Summer's Biggest Concerts and Music Festivals in 2022

May

20 | Kid Rock - Bad Reputation Tour | KFC Yum! Center

20 | Wage War | Mercury Ballroom

20-22 | Poorcastle Music Festival | Breslin Park

21 | Ray LaMontagne: The MONOVISION Tour | Louisville Palace

22 | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band | Iroquois Amphitheater

24 | Valerie June with Rachel Maxann | Paristown Hall

25 | Beach Bunny with Wednesday and Ky Voss | Headliners Music Hall

25 | WFPK Waterfront Wednesday | Waterfront Park | Featuring Maggie Rose, Boa Boys, and Phourist & the Photons | FREE

26 | The War on Drugs | Paristown Hall

26-30 | Abbey Road on the River | Headliners include The Fab Four, The Cyrkle and Tommy James & The Shondells

27 -29 | Forecastle Festival | Louisville Waterfront Park | Headliners include Jack Harlow, Tame Impala, Rufus Du Sol and Tyler, the Creator

30 | Primus: A Tribute to Kings | Headliners Music Hall

June

2 | The Music of Cream | Headliners Music Hall

2-12 | Derby City Jazz Festival

3 | Kentucky R&B Fest with Keith Sweat & Friends | KFC Yum! Center

3-4 | Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival | Germantown

4 | Big K.R.I.T. | Mercury Ballroom

5 | Martina McBride | Iroquois Amphitheater

10 | Billy Currington | 4th Street Live!

11 | The Prince Experience | Mercury Ballroom

17 | Trey Anastasio | Iroquois Amphitheater

17 | Marzz: Love Letters Tour | Mercury Ballroom

17 | Kip Moore | 4th Street Live!

18 | Louisville Funk Fest | Louisville Waterfront Park | Headliners include Jodeci, Master P and Mystikal

18 | Deep Roots Music Fest | Iroquois Amphitheater | FREE

18 | Kentuckiana Pride Festival | Louisville Waterfront Park | Headliners TBA

24 | My Morning Jacket | Iroquois Amphitheater

25 | My Morning Jacket | Louisville Waterfront Park

25 | Music in the Evening Air by Louisville Philharmonia | Iroquois Amphitheater

28 | Bikini Kill | Headliners Music Hall

29 | WFPK Waterfront Wednesday | Waterfront Park | Featuring War, Bendigo Fletcher, and Wombo | FREE

29 | Willie Nelson | Iroquois Amphitheater

30 | Aaron Lewis and the Stateliners | Iroquois Amphitheater

July

1 | Jamey Johnson | 4th Street Live!

2 | Machine Gun Kelly with special guests Avril Lavigne & Iann Dior | KFC Yum! Center

6 | Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls' | Mercury Ballroom

10 | Beach House - Once Twice Melody Tour with Special Guest Mary Lattimore | Paristown Hall

14 | The Mavericks 'En Español' World Tour | Brown Theatre

21-24 | Mag Bar Music Fest | Mag Bar

22-24 | Billy Strings | Iroquois Amphitheater

27 | WFPK Waterfront Wednesday | Waterfront Park | Featuring Moon Taxi, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Routine Caffeine | FREE

29 | The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show: BRIT FLOYD | Louisville Palace

August

2 | Pinegrove | Headliners Music Hall

5 | MUNA | Headliners Music Hall

12 | Shawn Mendes | KFC Yum! Center

18 | Sean Kington | Headliners Music Hall

18-28 | Kentucky State Fair | Headliners include Trace Adkins, Niko Moon, and the Oak Ridge Boys

19-20 | Louisville Jazz Festival | Iroquois Amphitheater

20 | Built to Spill | Headliners Music Hall

27 | "Weird Al" Yankovic | Iroquois Amphitheater

28 | Snail Mail | Headliners Music Hall

31 | The Lumineers - Brightside World Tour | KFC Yum! Center

31 | WFPK Waterfront Wednesday | Waterfront Park | Featuring Joan Osborne, Seratones, and Mark Charles | FREE

September

7 | Corey Feldman with The Tunesmiths | Headliners Music Hall

8 | Doobie | Headliners Music Hall

10 | Old Louisville LIVE | Central Park | FREE

15-18 | Bourbon & Beyond | Highland Festival Grounds at KEC | Headliners include Jack White, Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam and Chris Stapleton

17 | Louisville Pride | Bardstown Road | Headliners TBA

22-25 | Louder Than Life | Highland Festival Grounds at KEC | Headliners include Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, KISS and Red Hot Chili Peppers

23 | Old Louisville LIVE | Central Park | FREE

28 | WFPK Waterfront Wednesday | Waterfront Park | Featuring Yonder Mountain String Band, Hot Brown Smackdown, and Houseplant | FREE

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