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Here are the shows set for Valley’s biggest concert stages in 2021, beyond

In this image released on November 19, 2020, Pitbull performs at the 2020 Latin GRAMMY Awards on November 15, 2020 in Miami, Florida. The 2020 Latin GRAMMYs aired on November 19, 2020. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for The Latin Recording Academy )

PHOENIX — The Valley concert scene is poised to return from its COVID-19 hibernation like — well — a Phoenix, with a scorching slate of performances lined up for the area’s biggest stages.

Fans of all types of arena-filling music are sure to find something to their taste starting this summer and into next year.

For classic rock aficionados, the options include heavyweights Guns N’ Roses, Kiss, the Eagles and a Def Leppard/Mötley Crüe tag team.

Is Alt-rock your jam? How about Tame Impala, 311, Korn or Rage Against The Machine?

There’s no shortage of pop powerhouses, with the likes of Harry Styles, Maroon 5, Jonas Brothers, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd.

If you like your chords with a twang, Dierks Bentley, Lady A, Jason Aldean and Willie Nelson are among the country stars riding into town.

The range of Latin favorites lined up runs from Pepe Aguilar to Enrique Iglesias to Bad Bunny, y mucho más.

There’s even a pair of rare arena-sized comedy shows from Mike Epps and Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias.

Here are the upcoming headliners announced as of June 24 at the area’s three large-scale concert venues, plus stadium shows (find event details with ticket links for each facility here: Gila River Arena, Footprint Center (formerly Phoenix Suns Arena) and Ak-Chin Pavilion:


  • Aug. 5: Alanis Morissette, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Aug. 13: Group Firme, Footprint Center
  • Aug. 27: Dierks Bentley, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Aug. 30: Guns N’ Roses, Footprint Center
  • Sept. 4: Pepe Aguilar, Gila River Arena
  • Sept. 13: Korn, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 16: Lady A, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 17: Pitbull, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 18: Tame Impala, Gila River Arena
  • Sept. 18: Mojados de la Risa featuring Teo Gonzalez and Jorge Falcon, Footprint Center
  • Sept. 22: Lil Baby with Lil Durk, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 23: Maluma, Footprint Center
  • Sept. 24: Luke Bryan, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 24: Mike Epps, Gila River Arena
  • Sept. 24-25: Eagles, Footprint Center
  • Sept. 25: JMBLYA with Future, Gunna, The Kid LAROI and more, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 26: Kiss, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Sept. 30: Jason Aldean, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 1: Maroon 5, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 8: Brad Paisley, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 9: Banda MS, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 11: 311, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 15: Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 16: Doobie Brothers, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 17: Dan + Shay, Gila River Arena
  • Oct. 17: J Cole, Footprint Center
  • Oct. 22: Phish, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 25: Dead & Company, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 26: Jonas Brothers, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 30: Chris Stapleton, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Oct. 31: Marc Anthony, Footprint Center
  • Nov. 2: Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Nov. 11: Florida Georgia Line, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Nov. 11: Enrique Iglesias, Gila River Arena
  • Nov. 11: Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, Footprint Center
  • Nov. 13: Harry Styles, Gila River Arena (rescheduled from Aug. 24)


  • Jan. 23: JoJo Siwa, Gila River Arena
  • Feb. 3: Kane Brown, Footprint Center
  • Feb. 22: Justin Bieber, Gila River Arena
  • March 4: Ana Gabriel, Gila River Arena
  • March 6: Bad Bunny, Footprint Center
  • March 16: Andre Rieu, Footprint Center
  • March 22: The Weeknd, Gila River Arena
  • April 2-3: Billie Eilish, Gila River Arena
  • April 4 and 6: Rage Against The Machine, Gila River Arena
  • April 8: Celine Dion, Gila River Arena (rescheduled for Sept. 14, 2021)
  • April 24: The Weeknd, Footprint Center
  • May 14: Eric Church, Gila River Arena
  • May 31: Steely Dan, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • June 1: Matchbox Twenty, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • June 9: Backstreet Boys, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • June 21: AJR, Ak-Chin Pavilion
  • Aug. 25: Def Leppard/Mötley Crüe, State Farm Stadium
  • Nov. 22: Elton John, Chase Field

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