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11 hot tours stopping in Austin this spring and summer

11 hot tours stopping in Austin this spring and summer

Austin will be playing host to some the biggest names in music throughout the spring and summer. From classic rock legends to modern pop sensations, you'll want to nab these tickets as soon as possible — shows starring Elton John and Weird Al Yankovic have already sold out.

Neil Diamond
The iconic crooner is at it again. Diamond will be making a stop at the Frank Erwin Center to perform longtime favorites as well as new tunes from 2014's Melody Road.
Sunday, April 19; $39.50-$150

The Who
Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey are celebrating 50 years of The Who with a stop at the Frank Erwin Center. Consider this a rock 'n' roll double bill: the special guest for the evening is the one-and-only Joan Jett. 
Monday, April 27; $39.50-$280.72

The Doobie Brothers
Decisions, decisions! The Doobie Brothers will light up Austin on the same night as The Who. The Brothers will rock out at ACL Live.
Monday, April 27; $50-$275

Gregg Allman
Gregg Allman wraps up his spring tour with a stop at ACL Live. The legend will be joined by his son's group, the Devon Allman Band.
Saturday, May 9; $36.50-$76.50

The Eagles
This classic rock band shows no signs of stopping the party. The History of The Eagles tour, which began in 2013, finally lands in Austin in May. 
Tuesday, May 19; $49.50-$179.50

Slash
The former Guns 'N Roses guitarist is touring around with his new band, Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, to promote their new release, World on Album. Slash plays Stubb's with special guest Fozzy.
Thursday, May 21; $30-$130

Brian Wilson
Beach Boys frontman brings his No Pier Pressure tour to the Frank Erwin Center during the heat of the summer. The evening promises songs from his new release as well as all of the classics.
Tuesday, June 23

Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson
The '90s just called and said they're bringing some of our favorite acts to town this summer. New albums and old hits will be played by the alt-rock band and shock-rock icon at ACL Live.
Sunday, July 19; Ticket go on sale on Friday, April 3

Earth Wind & Fire with Chicago
Catch two amazing bands in one lineup. Get your fill of funk and old-school rock when Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago play Austin360 Amphitheater for one night of awesome collaboration.
Thursday, July 23; $25-$125

Shania Twain
The country star is returning to the spotlight after 11 years off the road. Gavin DeGraw opens this show at the Frank Erwin Center.
Sunday, August 9; $44-$692

Sam Smith
You heard him on the radio and you saw him win big at the Grammys. Now see the soul pop singer live at the Frank Erwin Center.
Saturday, August 15; $35-$89.50

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Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago team up at Austin360 Amphitheater. Earth, Wind & Fire/Facebook
The Eagles in concert
The Eagles land in Austin in May.  Photo by James Glader
Sam Smith
Hot off four Grammy wins, pop sensation Sam Smith is hitting up Austin in August. Sam Smith/Facebook
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The Eagles in concert
Sam Smith