Summer Music Must-Sees

Located in the gorgeous Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival will take place from August 22 to 24. Offering a wide range of acts, the Outside Lands Festival caters to those who enjoy a diverse blend of music. Among the attendees: Lupe Fiasco, The Black Keys, Radiohead, Beck, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Ben Harpers and the Innocent Criminals, Steve Winwood, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Jack Johnson. Click here for the full lineup.

Virgin Mobile Festival

For the third year in a row, Virgin Mobile is gathering some of the biggest and best names of today for this two-day music festival at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Among the performers: Bob Dylan, Kanye West, the Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, The Offspring, Nine Inch Nails, Lil Wayne, and Taking Back Sunday. Click here for the full lineup.

The Jonas Brothers

The Jonas Brothers are the ultimate family concert experience this summer. After spending part of the summer touring Europe, the three pop-punk brothers from New Jersey will be in Detroit, Mich., on July 5 and continue through August 31 with stops all over the country. Part of their summer concert series will be performed with pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne. Click here for the full tour schedule.


Located in Grant Park, Chicago, this year's Lollapalooza will run from August 1 to 3. Performers include Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Gnarls Barkley, Kanye West, Flogging Molly and Brand New. Click here for the full lineup.

Rock The Bells

It used to be Rock the Bells only rocked California, but in recent years, tour organizers have added multiple stops around the country. The festival kicks off Saturday, July 19 in Chicago and closes September 6 in Quincy, Wash. Through its lineup of hip-hop superstars, Rock the Bells has earned itself a place within the must-see musical performances this summer. While many of the acts differ between cities, major headliners include A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, Mos Def, Methodman and Redman, Raekwon and Ghostface, and Immortal Technique. Click here for the full tour schedule.

Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi and his band will kick off their tour in Germany on May 28 and conclude July 15 in New York City. Along the way, he'll hit stops, including Michigan and Boston. Click here for the full tour schedule.

The Verizon VIP Tour featuring Natasha Bedingfield, Kate Voegele and the Veronicas

With Natasha Bedingfield's new single "Pocket Full of Sunshine" climbing the charts, this concert is definitely one of the summer's music highlights. The tour kicked off May 20 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and concludes on June 10 in San Francisco, Calif., and includes Kate Voegele, who made her name as a guest star and singer on "One Tree Hill." The Veronicas are joining her, performing songs from their recently released new album, "Hook Me Up." Click here for the full tour schedule.

Kenny Chesney and LeAnn Rimes: The Poets and Pirate Tour

With seven No. 1 singles currently under his belt, country superstar Kenny Chesney is hitting the road. He'll kick off the "Poets and Pirate Tour" in Grand Rapids, Mich., with fellow crooner LeAnn Rimes. The duo will continue to 34 cities nationwide. Special guests include Keith Urban, Sammy Hagar and Big and Rich. Click here for the full tour schedule.


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