Following nearly two years of postponements, cancellations and rescheduling due to COVID-19, big-name artists and music venues across Southern California are optimistically heading into the new year with loaded concert calendars.
From megastars like Chris Stapleton, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Billie Eilish to new arena and theater headliners like Ghost, Dua Lipa and Olivia Rodrigo, there are dozens of tours that will be stopping by our area in 2022.
Though there will most certainly be additional tours announced in the coming months, all of these concerts are currently on sale. Ticket prices vary; some events are already sold out although tickets can be found through secondary sellers. Check individual venue websites for updates on performers, as well as the latest COVID-19 health and safety protocol and requirements for attending.
The Los Angeles-based rock band dropped its first new album in 13 years, “Fear Inoculum,” in 2019 and won a Grammy award for best metal performance with the song “7empest.” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18 at Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, San Diego. Ticketmaster.com.
System of a Down
System of a Down’s two Los Angeles-area shows were postponed when vocalist Serj Tankian contracting a breakthough case of COVID-19. However, the band was able to reschedule the dates with Korn, Helmet and Russian Circles. 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5. Banc of California Stadium, 3939 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
Following two years of rescheduling, Bieber will bring The Justice World Tour (formerly The Changes Tour and The Justin Bieber World Tour) to Southern California in support of his 2020 album “Changes” and 2021’s “Justice.” Jaden, ¿Téo? and Eddie Benjamin will open the show. 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 at Pechanga Arena, 3500 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at The Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood; 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7-Tuesday, March 8 at Crypto.com Arena, 1111 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
Christian rapper and singer TobyMac will bring his Deep Hits Tour with Crowder, Cochren & Co., Cain and Terrian to Southern California. 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 and Saturday, Feb. 19 at Toyota Arena, 4000 Ontario Center, Ontario; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 at Pechanga Arena, San Diego. Ticketmaster.com.
The country and pop singer-songwriter will be out in support of her fifth studio album, “Star-Crossed,” with support from King Princess and Muna. 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20. Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny will bring his El Último Tour Del Mundo Tour to Southern California with multiple shows in support of his third solo album of the same title. It was also the first all-Spanish language album to hit No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 and it won best urban music album at the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Pechanga Arena, San Diego; 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles; 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26 at The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Ghost & Volbeat
Swedish rock band Ghost and Danish rock band Volbeat will wrap up the North American leg of their co-headlining tour in Anaheim with special guests Twin Dragon. 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3. Honda Center, Anaheim. Ticketmaster.com.
The Las Vegas rock band with massive hits like “Believer,” “Thunder” and “Radioactive” will bring its Mercury World Tour to Los Angeles. 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12. Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The singer-songwriter, guitarist and member of Dead & Company, is bringing his Sob Rock Tour to The Forum for three nights in support of his eighth studio album of the same title, which includes the singles “Last Train Home,” “New Light” and “I Guess I Just Feel Like.” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13, Tuesday, March 15-Wednesday, March 16. The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Maná: La Residencia
The Grammy Award-winning Mexican rock band will take up residency at The Forum with an unprecedented number of shows spread throughout 2022. 8 p.m. Friday, March 18-Saturday, March 19; 8 p.m. Friday, April 22-Saturday, April, 23; 8 p.m. Friday, June 24-Saturday, June 25; and 8 p.m. Friday, July 15-Saturday, July 16. The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
The English singer-songwriter with hits like “Levitating,” “Physical” and “Break My Heart,” will be out in support of her Grammy award-winning sophomore album, “Future Nostalgia.” The tour includes special guests Caroline Polachek and Lolo Zouaï. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22-Wednesday, March 23. The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Tyler, The Creator
Rapper and producer Tyler, The Creator will be out on his Call Me If You Get Lost Tour with Kali Uchis, Vince Staples and Teezo Touchdown. 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Cyrpto.com Arena, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
Journey with Billy Idol
After a six-evening headlining residency in Las Vegas, rock band Journey announced it would hit the road with Billy Idol for its Freedom Tour 2022. 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4 at Honda Center, Anaheim. Ticketmaster.com; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
The 20-year-old Los Angeles resident and multi-Grammy Award winner will bring her Happier Than Ever, The World Tour to Inglewood for three nights along with support from Jessie Reyez. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, Friday, April 8-Saturday, April 9. The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Canadian singer Celine Dion was set to launch her first world tour in over a decade, dubbed the Courage World Tour, back in 2020. It was postponed due to COVID-19, but new dates have been rescheduled for Los Angeles. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14-Friday, April 15. Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
The British rock band will tour in support of its latest album, “Music of the Spheres,” along with special guest singer-songwriter H.E.R. 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 and Saturday, April 30. SoFi Stadium, 1001 Stadium Drive, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles pop-rock band comprised of sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim will be out on tour in support of their third album, “Women in Music Pt. III.” 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N Highland Ave., Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The Southern California native and “Good For You” and “Drivers License” singer-songwriter will wrap up the North American leg of her Sour Tour in Los Angeles. Holly Humberstone will open the shows. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, 200 Marina Park Way, San Diego. Ticketmaster.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24-Wednesday, May 25 at the Greek Theatre, 2700 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. AXS.com.
The singer-songwriter and guitarist will be out on his The Supply Chain Issues Tour in support of two forthcoming solo albums, “Fear of the Dawn” set to drop April 8 and “Entering Heaven Alive,” due out July 22. 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 31-Wednesday, June 1. YouTube Theater, 1011 Stadium Drive, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Tears for Fears
The English band will be out in support of its seventh studio album, “The Tipping Point,” with support from rock band Garbage. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at The Forum, Inglewood; 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, 2050 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista. Ticketmaster.com.
After being postponed twice, country megastar Chris Stapleton will bring his All-American Roadshow to San Bernardino. Dwight Yoakam and The Dirty Knobs will open. 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11. Glen Helen Amphitheater, 2575 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino. LiveNation.com.
Santana with Earth, Wind & Fire
Grammy Award-winning guitarist Santana’s Miraculous Supernatural Tour will commemorate the 21st anniversary of his album “Supernatural” and the 52nd anniversary of “Abraxas.” Earth, Wind & Fire and War will also perform. 6 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The multi-Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter will perform two evenings in Los Angeles in support of her seventh studio album, 2021’s “In These Silent Days.” Indie pop band Lucius, which appears on Carlile’s album, will open both nights. 7 p.m. Friday, June 24-Saturday, June 25. Greek Theatre, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The country music superstar will headline SoFi Stadium with support from Dan + Shay, Old Dominion and Carley Pearce. 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23. SoFi Stadium, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Los Angeles-based rock band will headline with special guests Beck and Thundercat. 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 31. SoFi Stadium, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
Since the band’s 25th-anniversary tour was canceled due to COVID-19, the band will be out celebrating its 27th year and its latest album, “Medicine at Midnight,” which dropped in 2021. 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 20. Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
Mötley Crüe and Def Leppard
Los Angeles rock band Mötley Crüe and English rock group Def Leppard have teamed up with Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts for The Stadium Tour. 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. SoFi Stadium, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
The Las Vegas rock band will be out in support of its seventh studio album, “Pressure Machine,” which dropped on Aug. 13, 2021. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The singer-songwriter, pianist and author is headed out on a world tour in support of her two albums, 2020’s “Alicia” and 2021’s “Keys.” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Wednesday, Sept. 7. Greek Theatre, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
The mighty English heavy metal band will bring its Legacy of the Beast World Tour to Southern California and play new music off its 2021 album, “Senjutsu.” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21-Thursday, Sept. 22 at Honda Center, Anaheim. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, Chula Vista. Ticketmaster.com.
The former Pink Floyd bassist will bring his This Is Not a Drill: The Creative Genius of Pink Floyd Live in the Round experience to Los Angeles. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27-Wednesday, Sept. 28. Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles. AXS.com.
The German rock band is bringing its first-ever full-scale stadium-production tour to the United States in 2022 and returning to Los Angeles for the first time since 2011 with enough pyrotechnics to melt your face off. 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23-Saturday, Sept. 24. LA Coliseum, 3911 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson, who released two new songs — “The Captain Is Drunk” and “If Ever” — during the pandemic is coming to Los Angeles for two nights. Lake Street Drive will open both shows. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2. Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
New Order and Pet Shop Boys
The highly anticipated and twice postponed Unity Tour featuring English rock band New Order and synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys is coming to Los Angeles for two nights. Paul Oakenfold will open the shows. 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7-Saturday, Oct. 8. Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles. Ticketmaster.com.
My Chemical Romance
After playing its first show since 2013 at The Shrine in Los Angeles in 2019, the rock band announced a world tour that was postponed by the pandemic. The band will finally play its four nights in Southern California. 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11-Wednesday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 14-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The Forum, Inglewood. Ticketmaster.com.
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