Everyone in the music industry felt relief as live concerts were recently announced. Artists were very worried about when they could continue their live shows. For a considerable amount of time, many concerts and tours had to be canceled. Now that the entertainment industry is slowly recovering, concerts are planned not only for the rest of 2021, but also for 2022. Here’s a look at some of the major venues being planned:
Kiss: June 11, 2021
Kiss does not seem to be doing their first concert after a long break with stadium concerts as in the old days. Kiss was in the middle of a tour when the pandemic was just beginning. Paul Stanley said that these delayed shows will take time to reschedule. In addition, Kiss plans to do a small show at the 2021 Tribeca Festival in New York on June 11, following the screening of the first episode of their new documentary ‘KISStory’.
Judas Priest: June 16, 2021
Vocalist Rob Halford said he was looking forward to returning to the stages and gave some information on Instagram: “One thing we are proud of in metal is that we stand together for each other, not just for our music.” After giving a few concerts in Europe, Judas Priest will give a bigger concert in Orlando on September 11th.
Megadeth: Aug 20, 2021
They will go on tour with Lamb of God. The tour will start from Austin in August and will continue until October.
Pearl Jam: September 18, 2021
Pearl Jam announced a North American tour for their 11th album ‘Gigaton’. This tour would start in Toronto and end in Oakland, but the plans broke down due to the pandemic. This tour has not yet been rescheduled, but Pearl Jam will be performing in Asbury Park, NJ in September, with names like Billy Idol, Mike Campbell, and Patti Smith. They then plans a summer tour to begin in Amsterdam in the summer of 2022 on June 14th.
Metallica: October 8, 2021
Metallica, whose last concert was the S & M2 show in 2019, only shared two concerts with fans in the pandemic. They plan to take part in two of three nights at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento in October.
Queen: 30 May 2022
Queen members, who will perform as part of the Rhapsody Tour in the UK and Europe in the summer of 2022, said in a statement: “We want to clarify. None of the shows in 2020 and 2021 were canceled, only remastered due to COVID-19. We truly hope that as many people as possible who are booking these original dates in 2020 can join us for the shows. ”
Iron Maiden: 4 June 2022
Iron Maiden’s rescheduled world tour, Legacy of the Beast, will begin in Finland next summer and will pass through several European cities. Manager Rod Smallwood “The group is in good shape and wishes you all the best. They look forward to coming back to the stage next year and seeing you all, so please keep taking care of yourself and staying smart.” said.
Roger Waters: 6 July 2022
As part of the This Is Not a Drill tour, the shows originally planned for the summer of 2020 have been rescheduled. After that, Waters added other concert dates. Waters made the following statement about the tour “The show includes a dozen great songs from Pink Floyd’s golden era alongside several new ones words and music, same writer, same heart, same soul, same man”
Billy Joel: July 9, 2021
No official tour announcement has been made, but Billy Joel already has several concert dates this year. He will perform many concerts starting from Madison Square Garden, one of his favorite stages in the fall, from November 5 to April 8, 2022.