Philadelphia is a great concert city, housing a variety of mammoth venues as well as smaller, more personal settings. Some of music’s best will pass through the City of Brotherly Love in the coming months, and we’ve picked out some of our favorite upcoming concerts. Whether you’re looking for country, pop, R&B, or symphony, your next concert experience is waiting in Philly.


Perhaps one of the most recognized figures in contemporary country music, Blake Shelton has been in the spotlight for over 15 years. Following his smash hit debut album in 2001, Shelton has gone on to produce 33 charting singles, include 24 country number ones. The country singer has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. Some of his best hits include “Austin,” “Heavy Liftin’,” “Honey Bee” and “God Gave Me You.” His 11th and most recent studio album, Texoma Shore, was released in 2017. Shelton’s tour with also feature Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce, and Trace Adkins.

Where: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street
When: Saturday, March 17th


Join this live recording of Rachmaninoff’s evergreen 2nd and 3rd Piano Concertos. Daniil Trifonov will conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra, one of the “Big Five” American orchestras. Fellow Rachmaninoff specialist and Music Director Yannick Nezet Seguin will also join Trifonov at the podium. The April 12th and 13th performances will feature Piano Concerto No. 2, one of the pianist’s most enduringly popular pieces and the one that established his fame as a concerto composer. On the 14th and 15th, No. 3 will be performed—this concerto is considered one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in classical music. The Philadelphia Orchestra was known for its special relationship with Rachmaninoff. Music director Leopold Stokowski directed several world premieres of the Russian’s works with the composer himself at the keyboard. Rachmaninoff also conducted with the orchestra a number of times.

Where: Kimmel Center (Verizon Hall), 300 S. Broad Street
When: April 12th – 15th


For seventeen years, P!nk (or Alecia Beth Moore) has dazzled the pop world with her signature vocals and acrobatic concert and music video performances. Her debut album, Can’t Take Me Home, is certified double platinum and featured two top ten hits. Subsequent albums have yielded a bevy hits—such as “Just Like a Pill,” “So What,” and “Raise Your Glass”—and accolades. P!nk has won three Grammy Awards, a Brit Award, a Daytime Emmy Award, and seven MTV Video Music Awards. She was Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013, and ranked number ten on VH1’s list of 100 Greatest Women in Music. Her Beautiful Traum World Tour will feature her older tracks as well as ones from her recent album like “What About Us” and “Beautiful Trauma.”

Where: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street
When: Friday, April 13th


The 19-year-old rising R&B star Khalid is fresh off of five Grammy nominations and embarking on a new tour called “The Roxy Tour.” Tacks off of his acclaimed 2017 debut album, American Teen, will be the highlight of his performance. The album was nominated for Best Urban Contemporary album, and the track “Location” was certified platinum and nominated for best R&B song. On his 21-city tour in early 201, Khalid sold out every venue—in other words, the kid is generating a lot of well-deserved hype. To honor his newly adopted rescue Pitbull mix, names Roxy, Khalid will be donating $1 from every ticket sold to local animal shelters on each tour stop.

Where: Penns Landing Festival Pier, 121 N. Columbus Boulevard
When: Friday, May 25th


Harry Styles, the One Directioner with long, wavy hair and boyish looks, is embarking on his first world tour. The stint will feature 13 shows in the U.S. before he sets off to Japan, Australia, and his remaining stops. The British crooner will most likely create one of the year’s biggest concerts due to demand alone, and will kick off his trip in May. In the past year, Styles has rocketed even further into public stardom following the release of his debut solo album and an appearance in the war movie Dunkirk. His pop rock sounds, highlighted in his indie and ballad-inspired hits like “Sign of the Times” and “Two Ghosts,” will be on display in full force—and will most likely create a social media frenzy, as most things regarding Styles tend to do.   

Where: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street
When: Friday, June 15th

OTHERS: Lalah Hathaway (1/25), Datsik (2/9), Phillip Phillips (2/13), Celtic Woman (3/22), Matt Kearney (3/17), Lorde (4/2), The Kooks (5/26)