2022 Raleigh Summer Concert Guide

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By CLTure

June 16, 2022 (updated)

Cover photo: Red Hat Amphitheater 

Summer concert season is officially here, and Triangle-area music venues are finally operating back at full capacity. With impressive local, regional, and national bills, the summer is brimming with musical entertainment this year, both indoors and outdoors.

There are plenty of shows to consider, all of which cover a multitude of genres, and we’ll be updating this article weekly. For those on a budget, we’ll also be giving away tickets to several shows throughout the summer thanks to our sponsors, Cook’s Mill Whiskey, so be sure to check back frequently.

Remaining 2022 Raleigh-area summer concerts (updated weekly): 

June 30 – Jonathan Butler and Avery Sunshine at North Carolina Museum of Art

June 30 – Elvis Depressedly and Tooth Cemetery at The Pour House

July 1 – Purity Ring at The Ritz

July 1 – Lunar Vacation at Cat’s Cradle

July 1 – Train, Jewel and Blues Traveler at Walnut Creek

July 2 – XOXOK at Haw River Ball Room

July 2 – Summer in the Carolinas with TiaCorine, Maasho, Lesthegenius, and more at Lincoln Theatre

July 2 – Pale Waves and Gatlin at Motorco Music Hall

July 2 + 4 – EnoFest at Durham’s West Point Park

July 6 – Pink Beds and Old Cartoons at The Pour House

July 6 – Sarah Shook & the Disarmers at Sarah P. Duke Gardens

July 8 – NiiTO with The Souly Ghost at The Pour House

July 9 – Whiskey Myers, Shane Smith and 49 Winchester at Red Hat Amphitheater

July 9 – OneRepublic and NeedToBreathe at Walnut Creek

July 11 – Foxing, Home is Where and Greet Death at Motorco Music Hall

July 12 – The Backfires, The Girls and Woah at The Pour House

July 12 – The Chicks and Patty Griffin at Walnut Creek

July 13 – Easy Honey at The Pour House

July 14 – Virginia Man and Modernkind at The Pour House

July 15 – Francisco, el Hombre and Dulce Melodrama at The Pour House

July 15 – Chris Brown and Lil Baby Walnut Creek

July 15 – The Stews at Lincoln Theatre

July 16 – Orchestra Noir at Meymandi Hall Auditorium

July 16 – Rebekah Todd and The Kind Thieves at The Pour House

July 16 – Barenaked Ladies, Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket at Red Hat Amphitheater

July 19 – Steely Dan at DPAC

July 20 – Hanson at The Ritz

July 21 – Tedeschi Trucks and Los Lobos at Walnut Creek

July 22 – New Kids on the Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue at PNC Arena

July 22 – ARMNHMR at Lincoln Theatre

July 22 – Dave Matthews Band at Walnut Creek

July 23 – Shawn Mendes and Dermot Kennedy at PNC Arena

July 25 – Andrew Bird, Iron & Wine and Meshell Ndegeocello at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

July 28 – Daniel Donato with special guest Duck at Smoky Hollow

July 28 – Pitbull and Iggy Azalea at Walnut Creek

July 28 – City Morgue and SSGKobe Lincoln Theatre

July 29 – Phish at Walnut Creek

July 29 – Fleet Foxes and Uwide at Red Hat Amphitheater

July 29 – The Vagabonds and The Dirty Guv’Nahs at Lincoln Theatre

July 30 – Kehlani and Rico Nasty at Red Hat Amphitheater

July 31 – Sheer Terror at The Pour House

July 31 – Joe Troop Quartet at The Fruit

July 31 – Rage Against the Machine and Run the Jewels at PNC Arena

July 31 – Box Scaggs at DPAC

August 2 – Fitz and the Tantrums at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

August 4 – LANY and Surfaces at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 4 – Bad Bad Hats and Gully Boys at Cat’s Cradle

August 5 – Blue Cactus and Libby Rodenbough at Cat’s Cradle

August 6 – Rise Against and The Used at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 7 – Rick Springfield and Men at Work at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 10 – REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy at Walnut Creek

August 10 – Chris Isaak at Carolina Theatre of Durham

August 11 – Lee Bains and the Glory Fires and Loamlands at Pinhook

August 12 – L.A. Witch at The Pinhook

July 13 – Matchbox Twenty at Walnut Creek

August 13 – Death Valley Girls at Cat’s Cradle

August 13 – David Gray at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 13 – Keith Urban and Ingrid Andress at Walnut Creek

August 15 – Lyle Lovett at DPAC

August 17 – Mary Chapin Carpenter at DPAC

August 18 – Roger Waters at PNC Arena

August 19 – Smokey Robinson at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

August 20 – Greensky Bluegrass and The Wood Brothers at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 20 – Sleigh Bells at Lincoln Theatre

August 21 – Jack Johnson and Ziggy Marley at Walnut Creek

August 21 – Lucinda Williams at Haw River Ball Room

August 23 – Goo Goo Dolls at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 25 – Jon Pardi, Lainey Wilson and Hailey Whitters at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 26 – Jamey Johnson and Blackberry Smoke at Red Hat Amphitheater

August 26 – My Chemical Romance, Turnstile and Soul Glo at PNC Arena

August 27 – Rapper Big Pooh, Shame Gang and Tab-One at The Pour House

August 27 – Bear Grillz at Lincoln Theatre

August 30 – Boris and Nothing at Cat’s Cradle

August 31 – Giveon at The Ritz

September 1 – The Black Keys and Band of Horses at Walnut Creek

September 4 – Interpol at The Ritz

September 7 – Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth and The Hu at Walnut Creek

September 9 – Spiritualized at Cat’s Cradle

September 9 – The Temptations and The Four Tops at DPAC

September 12 – Tall Heights and Tow’rs at Cat’s Cradle

September 12 – Briston Maroney and Medium Build at Cat’s Cradle

September 13 – Lake Street Dive and The Dip at North Carolina Museum of Art

September 16 – Alec Benjamin and Sara Keys at The Ritz

September 17 – Matt Nathanson and Donovan Woods at Carolina Theatre of Durham

September 17 – Cults and Mazmorra Brillante at Motorco Music Hall

September 17 – Wu-Tang and Nas at Walnut Creek

September 18 – Clutch at The Ritz

September 21 – S.G. Goodman and Le Ren at Cat’s Cradle

September 22 – Wednesday and Truth Club at Motorco Music Hall

September 22 – George Porter Jr. & the Running Pardners at The Pour House

September 23 – Pluto Gang at The Pour House

September 23 – iDKHOW and Joywave at The Ritz

September 27 – Jenny Lewis at Haw River Ball Room

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