There aren’t many cities in the world where there are concerts taking place each night of the week. But we do know of one…
New York City. Where famed venues such as Carnegie Hall, Radio City, Beacon Theatre, and Madison Square Garden have shown host to hundreds of legendary concerts, and where just about every major and emerging star stops to perform.
Because no concert tour is complete without a night in New York City.
Here are the Best Upcoming Concerts in NYC—from the most renown venues to the smallest—in 2019. Follow the link of your favorite artists to find tickets to these incredible Fall concerts.
Large Venue Events
Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Barclays, Terminal 5, the list goes on. Some of the most storied concerts of all time have taken place in the bellies of these massive venues. Here are the best upcoming concerts set to take place in New York City’s largest venues—digs of 3,000 person capacities or more—this Fall.
October 1-2: Maggie Rogers at Radio City Music Hall
October 2: Carrie Underwood, Maddie and Tae & Runaway June at Madison Square Garden
October 3: Incubus at Radio City Music Hall
October 4: Maluma at Madison Square Garden
The 2018 Latin Grammy winner for best contemporary pop vocal album (F.A.M.E.) has brought his 11:11 Tour to the States. Maluma, with the bravado of a leading actor, is touring in promotion of his fourth studio album 11:11. Though the Medellín-born singer is only getting started, his endearing and fanatically loyal fanbase indicates that Maluma is poised to become one of Latin America’s most-beloved artists. Maluma’s show at The Garden certainly indicates a groundswell of love for the artist in the states, as well. Fans, don’t miss your chance to watch Maluma’s spaceship land at The Garden this Fall.
October 5: The Avett Brothers at Barclays
October 6-7: Phil Collins at Madison Square Garden
October 11: Bon Iver at Barclays
October 13: Sara Bareilles at Madison Square Garden
October 14-15: Post Malone at Madison Square Garden
Austin Richards Post, otherwise known to his fans as Post Malone, will be filling The Garden with his strong fanbase for two nights this Fall. Currently on his “Runway Tour”, Post Malone has enlisted the help of Swae Lee to deliver what will undoubtedly be one of the best rap tours this year. Post Malone will be performing mostly from his latest album Hollywood’s Bleeding, which featured Swae Lee, Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott, Halsey, and more. Fans can also expect to hear favorites from 2018’s beerbongs & bentleys.
October 15: The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, and Jessy Wilson at Barclays
October 15-16: Kacey Musgraves at Radio City Music Hall
October 19: Mana at Barclays
October 21-22: Charli XCX at Terminal 5
In promotion of her third studio album Charli, the pop music maker will be going on an international tour this year. Stopping over in NYC for two nights at Terminal 5, Charli XCX is bringing her iconic stage presence and a whole new, recently released album to her fans who’ve been waiting patiently for the LP to drop. After recovering from an album leak and a complete violation of Charli’s artistic jurisdiction, the artist is slated to deliver one of the most memorable tours of her life.
October 25: Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden
October 25: Alec Benjamin at Terminal 5
October 31 – November 1: Dead & Company at Madison Square Garden
What could be more rock and roll than going to see Dead & Company on Halloween? The John Mayer-led Grateful Dead will play The Garden for two nights this fall, making this Halloween in New York City one of epic proportions. Don’t miss Dead & Company, one of the best rock acts still touring today.
November 8 – January 5: Radio City Christmas Spectacular!
November 9: Dwight Yoakam at Terminal 5
November 9: Slayer, Primus, Ministry, Philip H. Anselmo at Madison Square Garden
November 12: Ariana Grande at Barclays
The “Sweetener” World Tour will return to New York City this fall, when Ariana Grande will take to the Barclays stage. From “God Is A Woman” to “thank u, next.” Ariana Grande has a wealth of pop hits in her arsenal for this tour. After what was perhaps the most prolific period of her career to date and with an astounding breadth of critical acclaim behind her, Grande is more than fortified to deliver an unforgettable tour this Fall.
November 14: Jay Park at Terminal 5
November 19: Tool at Barclays
November 19: A Day to Remember at Terminal 5
November 21-23: Louis the Child at Terminal 5
November 23: Jonas Brothers at Barclays
Teenagers and adults alike will have their dreams come true this November when the Jonas Brothers roll through Barclays on their “Happiness Begins” Tour. The Brothers will be touring in support of this year’s album Happiness Begins, their first album since the group went on an extended hiatus. Fans can expect hits from both ends of their timeline, such as 2008’s “Burnin’ Up” and 2019’s “Sucker”, in addition to some of the solo material that was created in the interim.
Small Venue Events
Hammerstein Ballroom. The newly renovated Webster Hall. Brooklyn’s hottest new venue Brooklyn Steel, and more. These venues prove that you don’t need a high capacity to showcase high talent. Here are the best concerts taking place in New York City’s smaller venues, where you can still catch an incredible artist but in that prized, intimate setting.
October 3-4: Whitney at Brooklyn Steel
October 5: Mt. Joy at Webster Hall
October 6: Sturgill Simpson at the Music Hall of Williamsburg
Americana and country musician Sturgill Simpson has just released Sound & Fury, an album to accompany his latest Netflix special of the same name. Sound & Fury is the follow-up to 2016’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, which means Sturgill’s fans have been waiting some years for new music. Described as a “sleazy, steamy rock and roll record”, Sound & Fury will be a delectable album to hear live this Fall.
October 7-8: Bombay Bicycle Club at Brooklyn Steel
October 10-11: Big Thief at Webster Hall
October 11: Lewis Capaldi at Brooklyn Steel
October 13: Wilco at Brooklyn Steel
October 14: Megan Thee Stallion at the Music Hall of Williamsburg
In addition to performing in a stacked Rolling Loud Music Festival lineup, Megan Thee Stallion is sticking around to perform a FREE solo show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. We’re stoked that fans will get the chance to see Megan Thee Stallion perform outside of the festival, as she was undoubtedly one of 2019’s most successful rappers. So fans, it appears that Hot Girl Summer really is turning into Hot Girl Fall—at least briefly—in NYC.
October 15: Electric Guest at Rough Trade
October 15-22: Steely Dan Performs Various Albums at Beacon Theatre
October 17: The Early November at Rough Trade
October 23: Cigarettes After Sex at Webster Hall
Ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex are getting ready to release their second studio album, Cry. Leading up to the album release, Cigarettes After Sex will tour the U.S, which includes one night in NYC. Self-produced and engineered by lead singer Greg Gonzalez—and mixed by Craig Silvey, who has worked with Arcade Fire and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs—Cry is shaping up to be one gorgeous album, as evidenced by the latest Cigarettes After Sex single, “Heavenly.”
October 26: Jukebox the Ghost’s HalloQueen at Webster Hall
October 28-29: Ingrid Michaelson at Webster Hall
October 30: Julia Michaels at Webster Hall
While taking her “Inner Monologue” Tour across the globe, Julia Michaels is simultaneously pumping out pop hits like nobody’s business. Most recently, Michael’s has come out with the touching and anthemic “If You Need Me,” which is said to be inspired by the Sorry for Your Loss Facebook community. With Inner Monologue 2 and a constantly refreshing reel of pop singles to boot, Julia Michaels is geared up to deliver a stunningly powerful concert at Webster Hall this Fall.
October 31: Sleater-Kinney at Hammerstein Ballroom
October 31: Flatbush Zombies at Brooklyn Steel
November 1: Blues Traveler at Beacon Theatre
Fans, you’re in for a treat this Fall, because Blues Traveler is hitting the road for the 25th anniversary of Four. Over the course of the “Four Live!” Tour, John Popper and co. will perform the album in full at each venue. You won’t want to miss Blues Traveler this season, as they give their iconic, Grammy-winning album a much deserved victory lap.
November 8: Jpegmafia at The Music Hall of Williamsburg
November 8-9: Toro y Moi at Brooklyn Steel
November 9: Lukas Graham at Hammerstein Ballroom
Danish songwriter Lukas Forchhammer, otherwise known as Lukas Graham, is going on a short Fall tour to promote their recent singles such as “Love Someone” and “Lie.” Not to mention, Lukas Graham is getting ready to drop their third studio album and follow-up to 2018’s 3 (The Purple Album). After first catapulting to fame with the 2015 smash single “7 Years,” Lukas Graham has successfully remained in the pop music limelight. Don’t miss them bring down the house at Hammerstein, this Fall.
November 13: Bayside & Sincere Engineer at Music Hall of Williamsburg
November 14-16: Joe Bonamassa at Beacon Theatre
November 17-18: Sylvan Esso at Beacon Theatre
November 21-23: Angel Olsen at Brooklyn Steel
November 21-26: Hozier at Hammerstein Ballroom
Hozier’s “Wasteland Baby!” Tour continues to make its way around the world and will be stopping over at the Hammerstein Ballroom for five nights this Fall. Touring behind his sophomore album Wasteland Baby!—considerably more of an outlier album than his 2014 self-titled debut—Hozier is storied to deliver audio sucker punches, moments of uninhibited range and freedom due to his stunning vocal ability. Backed by a seven-piece band, Hozier is set to deliver an incredible five nights at the Hammerstein this Fall.
November 23 – December 6: Bob Dylan at Beacon Theatre
October 1: Avril Lavigne at The Rooftop at Pier 17
What a strange career it has been for Avril Lavigne. From her neckties and craters of eyeliner, to her skater-girl-chic, Avril Lavigne’s affect on the mainstream was strange and legendary. Now on tour for the first time in five years, Lavigne has managed to bring her fans together after all this time for an all-out celebration of her work and legacy. Avril Lavigne fans, trust us, this tour only happens once in a lifetime.
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October 13-14: Rolling Loud at Citi Field
For those of you who were jealous back in May when the Rolling Loud Music Festival hit Miami, have no fear, because the party is here. Across three stages, artists such as Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Wu-Tang Clan, A$Ap Rocky, and Lil Uzi Vert will be taking over Citi Field. 2019 Rolling Loud NYC Lineup also includes Playboi Carti, YG, Gunna, Trippie Redd, DaBaby, Blueface, Sheck Wes, Juice WRLD, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Young Thug, Pusha T, Action Bronson, Denzel Curry, Megan Thee Stallion, and more.