Superstars of music kickstart world tours

Concert tourism seems to be one of people’s favorite activities in the post-pandemic world. A wide selection of destinations and stage shows make the experience even more attractive. As many heavyweights prepare to embark on their world tours in the second half of 2024, here is a list of performances you can’t afford to miss and where to find those tickets!

30 June 2024|In Finds| PELİN ÖZCANLI


Adele’s Munich Open Air Concerts will last throughout August in a new, custom-built stadium with a capacity of 80 thousand spectators in Messe München. The ‘Weekends with Adele’ concerts in Las Vegas will end in mid-June. This will be the first time the 16-time Grammy Award-winning British artist has performed live in continental Europe since 2016.

Alanis Morisette

Joan Jett & Blackhearts and Morgan Wade will accompany Alanis Morisette on her Triple Moon Tour. Starting in Phoenix on June 9, the artist will give 31 concerts in major North American cities such as Dallas, Nashville, Toronto, and Denver. Morisette’s tour will end in Los Angeles on August 10.

Blink 182

One More Tour features Blink-182’s original lineup of Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus, and Travis Barker for the first time in seven years. The North American tour of 30 concerts started in Orlando in June and will end in Toronto in August. Besides big cities such as Los Angeles, New York, and Boston, the pop-punk band will also visit their hometown, San Diego.

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band

The European leg of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band’s 2024 tour kicked off in Cardiff in March. The acclaimed American folk-rock band will give 26 concerts in Europe, the UK, Ireland, and most of continental Europe until August. The North American dates will be in August and September. The tour will end in November in Canada.

Bob Dylan

Rough And Rowdy Ways World Tour is perhaps the last world tour 83-year-old Bob Dylan will embark upon. The musician and author, who won both the Oscar and Nobel Prize in Literature, started touring in November 2021 to support his 39th studio album. Rumor has it that the Never Ending Tour series, which began in 1988, will conclude in September 2024 with the Rough and Rowdy Ways tour. The classic folk legend can be seen in one of 18 concerts that will take place in North America from July to September, including California, Washington, New York, and Ohio.


Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres World Tour started in Costa Rica in March 2022. Including Greece in the European leg of their tour for the first time, the British rock band has a busy schedule traveling from Rome to Helsinki, Vienna to Dublin, and Sydney until the finale in Auckland in November 2024. As a climate-conscious band, Coldplay has reduced its carbon footprint by almost 59 percent compared to its previous world tour, with methods such as recyclable LED wristbands and kinetic dance floors that generate electricity from the dancing audience.

Justin Timberlake

The Forget Tomorrow World Tour is Justin Timberlake’s first major tour in five years. Kickstarting in Vancouver on April 29, the tour setlist also features the 10-time Grammy Award-winning artist’s sixth studio album, ‘Everything I Thought It Was.’ Ending in Kansas in December, Timberlake will tour more than 50 cities. The UK and European dates will be in July and September.


After over a year, the heavy metal legends will finish the second European leg of their M72 World Tour in July before moving on to North American dates until September. Metallica’s long-standing line-up of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo focus on their 11th studio album, 72 Seasons, during this tour, but you can be sure there will be old hits in the setlist.

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam kickstarted their Dark Matter World Tour 2024 in Canada in May, a month after releasing their 12th studio album of the same name. This summer, the rock band will play in Europe in July, followed by North American dates throughout August and September. The band will also perform at the Climate Pledge Arena, the world’s first ‘net zero’ certified arena, in their hometown of Seattle for the first time in six years. The band will perform 35 concerts in 25 cities across nine countries, ending in Australia in November.

Rolling Stones

Hackney Diamonds Tour 2024 promotes the iconic band’s 24th studio album, Hackney Diamonds. The British rock legends featuring the stunning line-up of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood have performed more than two thousand concerts since they formed the band in 1962. The Stones will give 19 concerts in 16 cities across North America, 18 in the US and one in Canada. The tour started in Houston in April and will end in Missouri in late July.


Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran is Shakira’s first world tour since 2018. North America will be the first leg of the tour promoting the Colombian artist’s new album ‘Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran,’ released last March. Starting in California on November 2, Shakira will perform live at 14 concerts until December 15, including Los Angeles, Miami, Toronto, and New York.


Sting’s 2024 North American tour, Sting 3.0, will kick off in Detroit in September and end in Los Angeles in November. The British veteran rocker will perform as a trio with his long-time collaborator, guitarist Dominic Miller, and the touring drummer of Mumford & Sons, Chris Maas. The tour includes dates at Brooklyn Paramount, The Wiltern Los Angeles, and The Met Philadelphia.

Taylor Swift

Swift’s sixth world tour, The Eras Tour, started in Arizona last year and will end in Vancouver in December 2024. The astonishing 21-month tour will see the artist perform 152 shows on five continents. The 14-time Grammy Award-winning American singer will perform in the UK and Europe starting in June, the US in October, and Canada in November-December.