For nearly 20 years, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre has been a hot spot for live entertainment in Toronto during the summer months, and in 2014, many more performers of all genres will take the stage at this outdoor music venue. Shop Vivid Seats to find Molson Amphitheatre tickets for any of the concerts detailed below, whether you want to lounge in the lawn or sit right in front of the stage.
This summer, many shows at Molson Amphitheatre will pack in double the star power in one night, as several acts will be bringing co-headlining concerts to the Toronto venue. Early in the season, San Francisco-based bands Journey and Steve Miller Band will bring their first joint tour to the amphitheater on June 19, while Fall Out Boy and Paramore’s Monumentour will visit the next week on June 25.
The following month, Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will headline Molson Amphitheatre on July 3, and Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will perform on July 27 as the only Canadian stop on their co-headlining trek. The ‘80s bands KISS and Def Leppard are also on tap to visit the open-air venue on Aug. 12.
Folk and Country Concerts
In 2014, Molson Amphitheatre offers fans the option to purchase the Country Megaticket, which will give you admission for five concerts at the amphitheater this season, including Brad Paisley (July 2), Tim McGraw (July 20), Jason Aldean (Aug. 28), Miranda Lambert (Sept. 4), and Rascal Flatts (Sept. 20). Also performing at the venue will be music icon James Taylor (July 24) and Zac Brown Band, which is preparing to release a new album some time in 2015.
Rock and Pop Concerts
On June 21, Arctic Monkeys will return to Molson Amphitheatre as the band promotes its 2013 album AM in North America, and OneRepublic will perform the next night with Irish rock outfit The Script. Later that week, on June 24, the 2014 Dave Matthews Band tour will visit Toronto. The band is planning to play both an electric and acoustic set during the Tuesday evening show.
Lionel Richie’s All the Hits All Night Long Tour will stop at the amphitheater on July 30 with special guest Cee Lo Green, and fans will be able to catch Motley Crue’s farewell tour with Alice Cooper on Aug. 10. Also scheduled to perform are Kings of Leon (Aug. 5), John Legend (Aug. 8), and Arcade Fire (Aug. 29), among others.
Molson Amphitheatre Festivals
For the fifth year in a row, Toronto native Drake will be hosting his two-night OVO Fest at Molson Amphitheatre. This Caribana weekend festival will take place from Aug. 3-4 with the duo OutKast headlining Sunday night and host Drake headlining on Monday. As in the past, both nights are expected to feature a number of special guests. On June 28-29, the Digital Dreams Music Festival will bring headliners Tiesto, Justice, Eric Prydz, Luciano, Flux Pavilion, and more to Toronto. Over the summer, a few one-day music festivals also will stop at the amphitheater, including Vans Warped Tour (July 4) and the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival (July 25).