Current and Future Classic Rock Tours

Classic Rock acts still rule on the road everywhere from stadiums to arenas to sheds to theaters to clubs – yet another indication of the music’s timelessness. And Best Classic Bands strives to bring you the latest and most comprehensive list of current and upcoming tours. Click on a name to see the act’s itinerary.

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AC/DC Not currently on tour

Bryan Adams (9/8-15, 11/9-19, 12/4-14)

Adele Not currently on tour

Aerosmith (9/15 – 10/3)

Alice Cooper (7/21 – 12/7)

Gregg Allman RIP

America (6/28 – 8/3)

Trey Anastasio (9/15-29)

Anthrax (6/28 – 7/15)

Joan Armatrading Not currently on tour

Asia (6/28 – 7/28)

Rick Astley (6/28 – 7/8)

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The B-52s  (7/1 – 10/22)

Randy Bachman (various dates through 8/26, 3/8-9/2018)

Bad Company Not currently on tour

Joan Baez Not currently on tour

Marty Balin Not currently on tour

The Bangles Not currently on tour

Courtney Barnett (10/11 – 11/11)

Beach Boys (6/28 – 11/18)

Beck (7/9-15, 8/16 -9/22)

Jeff Beck Not currently on tour

Pat Benatar (7/19 – 9/23, 10/26, 11/5)

Billy Idol (10/4-21)

Elvin Bishop (6/28 – 8/13)

The Black Keys Not currently on tour

Black Sabbath Not currently on tour

Blondie (6/30 – 8/14)

Blue Oyster Cult (various dates through 11/10)

Blue Rodeo (7/2 – 8/19)

Blues Traveler (6/30 – 11/19)

BoDeans (7/21 – 9/17)

Jason Bonham (6/24 – 9/30)

Bon Jovi (9/14-23)

Karla Bonoff (9/13 – 10/20)

Booker T. Jones (Various dates through 9/9)

Boston (6/27 – 7/30)

Arthur Brown Not currently on tour

Jackson Browne (various dates through 10/24)

Eric Burdon (various dates through 9/15)

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Belinda Carlisle (10/1-13)

Paul Carrack (8/10, 9/9, 10/18-21, 1/26 – 3/24/18)

Peter Case (6/24 – 7/15)

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals (7/14, 8/4-27, 10/21)

Peter Cetera (various dates through 11/4)

Cheap Trick (6/25 – 11/18)

Chicago (6/24 – 10/6)

Eric Clapton (9/7-16)

Gary Clark, Jr. (7/3 – 10/1)

Marc Cohn (8/3-26, 10/11 – 11/17, 1/18 – 3/17/18)

Coldplay (6/30 – 7/18, 8/1-28, 9/23 – 10/8)

Judy Collins (7/19 – 9/10, 9/30 – 11/18)

Phil Collins (6/30, 11/26-27)

Alice Cooper (7/21 – 12/7)

Chris Cornell RIP

Counting Crows (7/12 – 10/1)

The Robert Cray Band (7/7 – 8/26, 9/30 – 11/17)

Creedence Clearwater Revisited (various dates through 10/5)

Marshall Crenshaw (6/27 – 7/2, 8/12 – 9/23)

David Crosby Not currently on tour

Crosby, Stills & Nash Not currently on tour

Sheryl Crow (6/26 – 7/16, 9/8 – 10/3)

Culture Club (various dates through 12/9)

The Cure Not currently on tour

Burton Cummings (various dates through 9/23)

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Roger Daltrey (10/27 – 11/3 and see The Who)

Dave Davies Not currently on tour

David Bowie RIP

Martha Davis & The Motels (7/8 – 9/3)

Dead & Company (6/28 – 7/1)

Deep Purple (6/27 – 7/4, 8/12 – /9/10, 11/6-23, 12/6-15)

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Def Leppard

Def Leppard (9/21 – 10/7)

Neil Diamond (7/14 – 8/12, 9/10 – 10/19)

Donovan (8/10-12)

Doobie Brothers (6/27 – 11/11)

Dr. John & the Nite Trippers (various dates through 9/22)

Duran Duran (7/7-16, 8/29 – 9/17)

Bob Dylan (6/27 – 7/25)

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Eagles (7/15, 29)

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

Elton John (6/27- 7/20, 9/16-30, 10/11 – 12/16, 2/9 – 3/2/18)

Elvis Costello (7/16-25, 9/16)

Keith Emerson RIP

Melissa Etheridge (6/27 – 9/16)

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Donald Fagen (8/3 – 9/4)

Don Felder (6/27 – 8/22)

Fleetwood Mac (7/16, 7/30)

John Fogerty (6/28 – 7/15, 8/24-26, 9/20 – 10/28, 1/10-20/18)

Foghat (6/29 – 11/11, 12/16)

Foo Fighters (6/27 – 7/7, 8/19-26, 9/10, 10/7 – 11/18, 12/1-12)

Foreigner (40th Anniversary dates 7/7 – 9/9, 10/11 – 11/4, 5/12-16/18)

Peter Frampton (6/27 – 8/13)

Richie Furay (7/9, 8/13, 8/25-26, 9/15-16)

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Peter Gabriel Not currently on tour

Noel Gallagher (7/8 – 8/1, 10/3-19)

Liam Gallagher (7/6 – 9/9, 11/13-30)

Garbage (7/5 – 8/14)

Art Garfunkel (7/8-23, 9/11-12, 10/26-28, 11/6-17)

Guns N Roses FB Home PageGenesis Not currently on tour

Billy Gibbons See ZZ Top

David Gilmour Not currently on tour

Go-Go’s Not currently on tour

Guns N’ Roses (6/27 – 11/25)

Arlo Guthrie (7/15 – 8/6, various dates from 9/16 – 11/25)

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Sammy Hagar (6/29 – 7/2, 9/10-30)

Hall and Oates (7/11-29, 9/1-30, 10/28-29)

Colin Hay (7/19 – 11/4)

Justin Hayward Solo (9/18 – 10/20)

Heart (Ann Wilson 6/27 – 8/25; Nancy Wilson/Roadcase Royale 9/12 – 10/28)

Don Henley (7/22, 11/1)

John Hiatt (11/4)

Dan Hicks RIP

Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen (9/21 – 11/10, 1/27/18)

Roger Hodgson (of Supertramp) (7/7 – 8/14, 10/6-29, 12/1-23)

Susanna Hoffs Not currently on tour

The Hooters (6/28 – 7/23, 8/25-26)

Bruce Hornsby (6/27 – 7/29 and various dates through 11/7)

Hot Tuna (6/30 – 8/13, 10/1 – 11/11)

Hozier Not currently on tour

Ian Hunter (6/28 – 7/3, 9/12-15, 10/2-20)

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Iggy Pop (7/1-28, 8/18, 10/19)

Imagine Dragons (6/29 – 7/29, 9/26 – 11/16)

Indigo Girls (7/14 – 9/27)

Iron Maiden (6/28 – 7/22)

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Photo by David Ninh via crowedalbum.com

Photo by David Ninh via crowedalbum.com

Tommy James and the Shondells (various dates through 10/14)

Joe Jackson Not currently on tour

Garland Jeffreys (7/6-7)

Jethro Tull (7/1-29, 8/13-22, 9/1, 9/23-30, 11/1-10, 12/2-15, 3/1-6/18)

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (6/28 – 9/22)

J. Geils Band Not currently on tour

Billy Joel (various dates through 12/20)

Norah Jones (7/6-29)

Rickie Lee Jones (7/26 – 8/20, 10/18-21)

Tom Jones (6/28 – 8/5, 9/6 – 10/7)

Journey (6/27 – 7/30)

Judas Priest Not currently on tour

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Kansas (7/24 – 12/16)

Paul Kantner RIP

John Kay & Steppenwolf (various dates through 9/30)

Carole King Not currently on tour

King Crimson (6/28 – 7/19)

Kiss (7/14-15, 8/18-19, 9/26-28)

Mark Knopfler Not currently on tour

Lenny Kravitz (7/14)

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Cyndi Lauper (7/6 – 8/12)

Huey Lewis and the News (7/7-22, 8/1 – 9/9, 10/19, 11/1)

Gordon Lightfoot (7/19 – 8/10, 10/21 – 11/11)

Little Feat (7/7-8, 8/26 – 9/29)

Little River Band (7/14 – 11/18)

Nils Lofgren Not currently on tour

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Los Lobos (6/28 – 11/8)

Kenny Loggins (various dates through 12/3)

Loverboy (various dates through 11/24)

Nick Lowe (various dates through 10/18)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO (6/28, 7/1)

Lynyrd Skynyrd (various dates through 12/15)

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Marshall Tucker Band (6/30 – 12/2)

Dave Mason  (6/28 – 8/5, 9/15-28)

Dave Matthews Band (9/16)

John Mayall (7/30 – 9/1, 10/17 – 11/26)

Paul McCartney (7/7-26, 9/11 – 10/2, 10/13-28, 12/2-16)

Delbert McClinton (various dates through 11/3)

don_mclean-american_pie-frontalMichael McDonald (6/28 – 7/14, 8/5-20, 9/15, 10/12 – 11/17, 2/20-27)

Roger McGuinn (9/14 – 10/20)

Don McLean (various dates through 11/4)

Meat Loaf Not currently on tour

Megadeth (6/28 – 8/19, 9/14 – 10/15)

John Mellencamp (6/28 – 9/16)

Jim Messina (7/20-23, 9/20 – 10/8)

Metallica (7/5 – 8/16, 9/2-16, 10/22 – 11/3, 2/1-16/18, 3/27/18 – 5/11/18)

Mike + The Mechanics (6/30, 9/1-30)

Steve Miller Band (6/30 – 8/13)

Eddie Money (various dates through 11/18)

The Monkees (Micky Dolenz solo, various dates through 11/3)

Moody Blues (6/28 – 7/23)

Van Morrison (various dates through 10/21, 11/6 – 12/5, 1/31/18 – 2/3/18)

Motley Crüe Not currently on tour

Motörhead RIP Lemmy

Maria Muldaur Not currently on tour

Mumford & Sons (various dates through 9/21)

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Graham Nash (7/11 – 8/6, 8/19, 9/17 – 10/15)

Willie Nelson (7/2-16, 8/4-19, 9/6-17, 10/4, 10/14)

Randy Newman (various dates through 11/17)

Stevie Nicks (7/9, 8/23-25, 9/9-24)

Willie Nile (10/12, 11/17-18)

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Orleans (Various dates through 9/16)

Joan Osborne (7/7 – 11/3)

The Outlaws (various dates through 12/2)

Ozzy Osbourne (7/14-16, 8/9, 8/21, 9/30, 10/22)

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Carl Palmer ELP Legacy (8/4 – 9/3, 10/10-13, 11/17 – 12/2)

Graham Parker (7/5-16)

Alan Parsons (11/9-21)

Pearl Jam (Eddie Vedder: 9/9, 9/23-24)

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (6/29 – 7/29, 8/17-27, 9/17-21)

Phish (7/14 – 8/6, 9/1-3, 9/27-29)

Robert Plant Not currently on tour

Poco (various dates through 12/5)

Poison Not currently on tour

Pretenders (6/30 – 7/26, 9/30 – 10/18)

Prince RIP

John Prine (various dates through 12/15)

Psychedelic Furs (7/19 – 10/22)

Public Image Ltd  Not currently on tour

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Queen + Adam Lambert (6/28 – 8/5, 11/1 – 12/16, 2/17 – 3/6/18)

Queensryche (6/29-30, 8/5 – 9/9, and various dates through 11/18)

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Bonnie Raitt (7/6 – 9/16)

Renaissance (10/26 – 11/2)

REO Speedwagon (6/29 – 11/16)

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band (10/13 – 11/16)

Johnny Rivers (8/10)

Paul Rodgers (9/24-30, 10/29, 11/4)

Rolling Stones (9/9 – 10/25)

Darius Rucker (7/22 – 8/19, 9/23)

Todd Rundgren (8/4 – 9/8 with Yes, 10/13 – 11/17 with All-Starr Band)

Rush Not currently on tour

Scorpions (via www.crowdalbum.com)

Scorpions (via www.crowdalbum.com)

Leon Russell RIP

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Santana (6/28 – 7/13, 8/4-20, 9/11-24, 10/24 – 11/12)

Joe Satriani Not currently on tour

Leo Sayer (8/12-13, 11/12)

Boz Scaggs (6/28 – 8/19, 9/7 – 10/14)

Timothy B. Schmit (See Eagles)

Scorpions (7/12-23, 9/14 – 12/7)

John Sebastian (9/9, 10/13-15, 11/2-12, 1/2/18, 3/29 – 4/1/18)

Bob Seger (8/24 – 10/28)

Paul Simon (6/28-30)

Simple Minds Not currently on tour

Slayer (7/12 – 8/20)

Patti Smith (7/27 – 8/21, 9/14)

The Smithereens (various dates through 12/2)

The Sonics (6/29 – 7/1, 8/26)

Soundgarden RIP Chris Cornell

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (6/30 – 8/17, 10/13-20, 12/2)

Bruce Springsteen Not currently on tour

Squeeze (9/28 – 11/6)

Status Quo (6/29 – 8/31, 10/11 – 12/21)

Steely Dan (7/15, 7/29, 10/28-19)

Cat Stevens (11/22 – 12/19)

Al Stewart (6/30 – 7/1, various dates through 11/10, 2/16-17/18)

Rod Stewart (7/6 – 9/3)

Stephen Stills (with Judy Collins 7/26 – 11/3)

Sting (7/5 – 8/1, 8/29 – 10/17)

Styx (6/29 – 7/2, 7/18 – 8/27, 9/9-17, 10/19, 11/11-15)

Supertramp Not currently on tour

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James Taylor (7/3 – 8/11)

Tears For Fears (7/5-29, 9/22)

Tedeschi Trucks Band (7/1 – 8/2, 9/15 – 10/14, 11/3-18)

10cc (various dates from 7/1 – 8/4, 3/8-16/18; Graham Gouldman 9/24 – 10/17)

Tesla (7/19 – 8/16, 10/7, 12/6-15)

They Might Be Giants (8/11-17, 12/30-31)

.38 Special (6/30 – 9/16, 10/6-13)

Three Dog Night (7/2, 7/13 – 8/19, 9/7-17, 10/15)

Richard Thompson (7/10-21, 8/9-12, 10/11-30, 1/4-6/18)

Glenn Tilbrook (8/5-18)

George Thorogood (7/8, 7/21 – 8/13, 9/15-29)

Toto (6/28 – 7/8, 7/26 – 9/16, 2/19 – 4/8/18)

Pete Townshend (9/2-17, and see The Who)

Trans-Siberian Orchestra RIP Paul O’Neill

Pat Travers (7/9-29, 10/8)

Robin Trower (7/9-29, 10/8)

Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band RIP

The Turtles Happy Together Tour (7/6 – 8/26)

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U2 (6/29 – 8/1, 9/3 – 10/22)

UB40 (6/30 – 9/23)

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Van Halen Not currently on tour

Vanilla Fudge (10/28, 12/1)

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Joe Walsh (7/15, 7/29, 9/27-30)

Roger Waters (7/1 – 10/29)

Jimmy Webb (various dates through 11/3)

Weezer (various dates through 9/17, 10/5-28)

Paul Weller (9/3-15, 10/1-27, 2/17/18 – 3/3/18)

the-who-logoThe Who (7/13 – 8/16, 9/21 – 10/1)

Whitesnake Not currently on tour

Bobby Whitlock and Coco Carmel (7/1)

Brian Wilson (6/29 – 8/26, 9/15 – 10/14)

Edgar Winter (7/29, 8/12 – 9/10, 10/7)

Steve Winwood (7/4-17, 9/1-24)

Peter Wolf (6/29 – 7/29, 9/21-24, 10/15)

Stevie Wonder (10/22)

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X (various dates from 7/2 through 8/18, 9/6-27)

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“Weird Al” Yankovic  Not currently on tour

Yes (8/4 – 9/8)

Yes featuring Anderson-Rabin-Wakeman (7/13-22, 8/26 – 10/14)

Neil Young (9/16)

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The Zombies (7/6-17, 9/29)

Buckwheat Zydeco RIP

ZZ Top (7/6-30, 8/24 – 11/4)

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  1. Kimber
    #1 Kimber 4 April, 2017, 15:00

    Tears for Fears is in Toronto at the ACC June 19, 2017.

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  2. Mike L
    #2 Mike L 21 May, 2017, 01:40

    Any clue whether or not The Stones are gonna tour the US? Anyone know? As well as..any idea if Crimson is coming to NYC? Closest show so far is way out in Jersey.

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