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2020 Concert Tours: Predicting the Top 2020 Concerts + Tours

March 12, 2020 by Stephen Spiewak

2020 Concert Tours

As the new year approaches, the buzz for the best concert tours of 2020 is beginning to grow. As music fans gear up for tour announcements from their favorite artists, rumors of the artists touring in 2020 are beginning to circulate. Vivid Seats breaks down key confirmed 2020 concert tours as well as the most anticipated rumored concerts in 2020 and major concert tours.

Also, here is a list of free concerts to live stream during the coronavirus/COVID-19 concert shutdown. See 2021 tours.

Confirmed Concerts 2020 + Tour Names
Artist on Tour in 2020 Genre Tour/Tour Dates
BTS K-pop Map of the Soul Tour
Rammstein Heavy Metal 2020 North American Tour
Dead and Company Rock Larger Than Life Tour
My Chemical Romance Alternative 2020 Reunion Tour
Rolling Stones Rock No Filter Tour
Bon Jovi Rock #BonJovi2020 Tour
Pearl Jam Rock Gigaton Tour
Aventura Latin Inmoral Tour
Snoh Aalegra Pop Ugh, A Tour Again Tour
Alanis Morissette Pop Jagged Little Pill 20th Anniversary Tour
Motley Crue Rock 2020 Reunion Tour
Rage Against the Machine Rock 2020 Reunion Tour
Harry Styles Pop Love On Tour
Justin Bieber Pop Changes Tour

These are some of the best concerts for 2020, but there are so many more--and more that are rumored. Check out our predictions for other 2020 concert tours.

Best 2020 Concert Tours: Tours, Rumors, Predictions


The rumors of an AC/DC tour have been ongoing, but fans are feeling that a tour announcement could be right around the corner. AC/DC music engineer, Mike Fraser, confirmed that the band has been in the studio recording a new album. With new music on the horizon, it is likely the band will make a reappearance for a 2020 tour.


(UPDATE 6/27/20: Adele is touring in 2021! View more 2021 tour news). Since Adele's last tour in 2017, the British singer has made it clear to fans that she may not be touring again. Insider sources have been sparking rumors that Adele is back in the studio recording her fourth studio album, which has made fans question a possible tour. Adele's audiences are holding out for a 2020 tour announcement after the release of her soon-to-be album.

Alanis Morissette

What it all comes down that Alanis is going on tour in 2020. The Canadian creative genius, whose 1995 album Jagged Little Pill became an instant classic, is touring in 2020--her first tour in years. The tour coincides with the release of her latest album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. The Alanis Morissette tour 2020 will give fans a chance to see the alternative legend in person, for the first time in years. Garbage and Liz Phair will also join the tour.  Browse Alanis Morissette tickets.


Rumors has it that K-pop group ATEEZ will be venturing out on a 2020 tour. While dates have yet to be announced, the group has been dropping hints for their upcoming tour stops. 

The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers just announced the release of their new album, Closer Than Together. With the album dropping this October, it's likely that The Avett Brothers will have a tour slated for 2020.

Backstreet Boys

It's confirmed--the Backstreet Boys 2020 tour is happening! It will be a continuation of the the groups 2019 DNA world tour, and will run during the second half of the year. The Backstreet Boys are the latest '90s act to announce a 2020 concert tour. The full slate of Backstreet Boys 2020 tour dates is impressive. 


Rumor has it that Beyoncé is prepping for a massive world tour in 2020. Following the success of her recent release, Homecoming: The Live Album, fans are anticipating a can't-miss tour from the Queen B. If Beyoncé joins the ranks of those touring, she'll immediately become one of the best 2020 concerts, bar none.


The fact that BigBang is returning to the US for Coachella has many fans hoping that a BigBang 2020 tour announcement will soon follow. Now that BigBang members have completed their military service, a 2020 BigBang tour is likely. After all, the group was instrumental in the growth of K-pop in the US in 2015.

Billie Eilish

After a breakout 2018 and a 2019 that featured a dazzling "upside down" performance to kick off the new season of Saturday Night Live, Billie Eilish has even bigger plans for 2020. The teenage phenom is going on a stadium tour she's calling the Where Do We Go? World Tour. Following her performance on Saturday Night Live, Billie Eilish tickets saw a spike in demand--meaning her 2020 tour will be an even bigger story in the music world.


Following the K-Pop trend of 2019, BlackPink has gained a new U.S. following with their In Your Area tour. As the new year approaches, the girl group is expected to make another appearance with a 2020 tour. BlackPink visited a select number of U.S. cities during their world tour, but fans are hoping for a larger U.S. tour in 2020. (August 2022 Update: Blackpink is touring in 2022. Browse Blackpink concert tickets now.)

Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi has been touring since early 2017 on the This House Is Not For Sale world tour, but the iconic group has not had an North American leg since mid-2018. Bon Jovi fans are hoping the rock band will make their way back to the states for a tour in 2020.

UPDATE (1/15): It's happening! Bon Jovi tour dates have been announced. The group from Sayreville, N.J. will do an 18-stop arena tour spanning much of the summer.


(UPDATED 1/21/2020 The BTS 2020 Map of the Soul Tour is official! Check out the  BTS 2020 tour dates.) 2019 has been the quite the year for BTS, and there is no doubt that momentum will continue into 2020. Since the K-Pop group wrapped up their Love Yourself world tour in mid-2019, fans are already eager for a 2020 tour announcement. Despite some of the older members of the South Korean group not being able to join future tours due to mandatory military enlistment, the rumors of a 2020 BTS tour are still circulating.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen said it himself that a new album and tour is on the way for him and the E Street Band. The band has not played a show together since 2017, so fans should get ready for a reunion tour in 2020.

Celine Dion 

Celine Dion announced her Courage world tour in April, which will be taking the stage starting in September. The Canadian singer will be touring through 2020 across the U.S. and Canada. Grab your tickets here.

The Chieftains

The Chieftains will be hitting the road for a 2020 tour in February. Kicking off in Tennessee, the Irish band will be playing 20 shows across the country. Fans can snag tickets here.


The past year has been full of rumors that Coldplay will be dropping a new album before 2019 ends. The band has taken a year hiatus to rest up and record new music for fans, so could a 2020 tour be in the picture? Signs are pointing to a massive world tour from Coldplay next year, which could end up being one of the biggest tours of 2020.

The Cure

Rumors of a tour of The Cure have been swirling since a March 2019 interview in Rolling Stone in which Robert Smith called a U.S. tour leg "inevitable." At this point, a 2020 The Cure Tour in the U.S. seems highly likely. And if it does get announced, it would be most one of the most interesting concerts in 2020. Keep an eye out for The Cure tickets.

Dan + Shay

Since coming onto the seen in 2013, Dan + Shay have become one of the hottest country duos to date. In 2020, Dan + Shay will be venturing out on a massive 2020 concert tour, titled The Arena Tour.

Dixie Chicks

It's been 13 years since the Dixie Chicks have released new music, but the girl group has officially announced their comeback to country music. A new Dixie Chicks album is on the way and rumored to be released before the end of the year. With the promise of an album release, it wouldn't be a surprise to see the Dixie Chicks tour in 2020.

DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled's recent release, Father of Asahd, has been one of the top albums of 2019. As the collab-filled album has had continued success, a 2020 tour for DJ Khaled could be in the works.


While Drake may not be launching a 2020 tour, fans of the Toronto rapper are in luck. Drake has recently announced a Las Vegas residency beginning this year and into 2020. The rapper will be partnering with Wynn Las Vegas for a series of intimate performances at XS Nightclub.

Elton John

It's no secret that Elton John will be touring in 2020. The singer announced his three-year farewell tour in 2018 and will be performing live until 2021. While many of his 2020 dates are outside of the U.S., American fans can still catch Elton John at his 2019 stops. Fans never seem to tire of Sir Elton, as Elton John tickets remain among the industry's most in-demand tickets.


Eminem tour dates rumors continue to swirl. There have been clues that Eminem will announce a 2020 tour floating around at the start of the year. The buzz intensified following a powerful, surprise performance at the 2020 Academy Awards, where he summoned the Marshall Mathers of old for "Lose Yourself", bringing the crowd to its feet. Given the buzz his Oscar's performance has created, it seems likely that Eminem will tour in 2020.


Evanescence has not released new music since 2011, and fans are ready for the rock band to re-emerge. The American musical group has confirmed they are crafting a new album that is set to be released in 2020. With the record on the way, there is a high chance that Evanescence will take the stage for a 2020 tour.

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has been on tour for most of 2019, but fans of the British singer could see some 2020 tour dates. Ed Sheeran is set to release his collaborative album, No. 6 Collaborations Project, in early July. With a new album on the agenda, there is a chance the chart-topping artist could be taking his new material out on the road. But any Ed Sheeran tour in 2020 will need to be announced soon.


Since releasing his seventh studio album, Future Hndrzz Presents: The Wizrd, in January 2019, Future fans have been antipating a tour announcement from the rapper. While there is no news yet from Future on a 2020 tour, it seems like the Atlanta native may be hitting the road next year. 


It's confirmed: Halsey is going on tour in 2020. The New Jersey native announced her 2020 Manic Tour, marking her first concert tour since 2018. Halsey's 2020 tour comes after a successful 2019 that saw her release hit song "Graveyard" and host Saturday Night Live. Halsey tickets will be in high-demand during the summer of 2020.

Harry Styles

After reappearing on the scene with his new single, "Lights Up," a Harry Styles has made major waves in the music world with his 2020 Love On Tour. Styles is the latest former One Direction member to announce a tour, joining Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan. Get your Harry Styles tickets for this massive arena tour now.

The Jonas Brothers

The Jonas Brothers have been taking 2019 by storm with their new album, Happiness Begins, after not releasing new music since 2009. The pop group has already announced a tour for 2019, but with the demand from old and new Jonas Brothers fans, there is a chance the group rides the wave with a 2020 tour.

Justin Bieber

After abruptly cancelling his Purpose tour in 2017, fans have been patiently awaiting a tour announcement from the pop singer. During his hiatus from touring, Justin Bieber has publicly stated that his fifth studio album is in production. With an upcoming album release in the works, a Justin Bieber 2020 tour seems likely. UPDATE 12/14: It's official! Bieber is back. Justin Bieber has officially announced a new 2020 tour. Take a look at Justin Bieber tickets.

Kenny Chesney

Great news for fans of No Shoes: Kenny Chesney is hitting the road in 2020, with a massive trek around North American that he's calling the Chillaxification Tour. He'll be playing at the likes of Gillette Stadium, Arrowhead Stadium and Ford Field. If you're ready to get chillaxified, browse for Kenny Chesney tickets.

Little Mix

With the release of their new single, "Bounce Back," and upcoming 2019 tour, Little Mix fans could see the pop group announce a North American tour in 2020. Little Mix will be making stops in Europe and Australia this fall on their LM5 tour, but with no North American dates on the roster, it seems likely the British band will bring their new music to the states in 2020.

Matchbox 20

(UPDATED 1/13) Matchbox Twenty's tour is confirmed! The group announced a massive 2020 tour that will play in medium-sized venues and run from July through September. Joining the Matchbox Twenty tour will be the Wallflowers. The Matchbox Twenty 2020 tour will be among the most popular for those looking for a healthy dose of '90s nostalgia. 

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus has been teasing her seventh studio album for most of 2019. The pop artist plans to release three EPs over the course of the year that will make up her newest album, She Is Miley Cyrus. With the emergence of her brand-new material, it is likely that Miley Cyrus will be touring in 2020.

Missy Elliot

With the continued release of new music and live performances from the rap powerhouse, Missy Elliot may end up announcing a 2020 tour before the end of the year.

Motley Crue

Motley Crue has reunited! News of Motley Crue tour dates for 2020 broke in November, and fans could not be more excited. The heavy metal group comprised of Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx will be touring North America for the first time since 2014. Joining Motley Crue will be Def Leppard and Poison. They'll be playing at iconic venues like Wrigley Field and Fenway Park, meaning Motley Crue tickets will be one of the hottest concert tickets of the 2020 summer.

My Chemical Romance

(UPDATED 1/29/20) My Chemical Romance 2020 tour dates have been announced! The emo group from New Jersey capped off weeks of hints and clues with an elaborate video that ended with the announcement of a massive fall tour, including stops at Riot Fest and Aftershock. My Chemical Romance tickets are available now.

Niall Horan

Joining the list of 2020 tours is Niall Horan, who will be heading out on the Nice To Meet Ya Tour in April. Joining Niall on tour is Lewis Capaldi and Fletcher.Learn more about the Niall Horan 2020 tour here

One Direction

After announcing their hiatus in 2016, One Direction fans have been holding out for a reunion tour. Many of the tour rumors point to 2020 being the lucky year for fans of the UK-based boy band.

Ozzy Osbourne

After having to cancel his 2019 tour due to injury, Ozzy Osbourne is pushing back all his North America and Europe dates to 2020. Fans with tickets, and those without, still have a chance to see the singer live in early 2020 with Ozzy Osbourne tickets.

Pearl Jam

(UPDATED 1/13) Pearl Jam 2020 US tour dates have just been confirmed! Eddie Vedder and the rest of the group announced a tour to complement the release of the band's first album since 2013, Gigaton. They'll be performing concerts in arenas of most major U.S. markets throughout the spring, including stops at Madison Square Garden (NYC), The Forum (Los Angeles) and the Pepsi Center (Denver). Pearl Jam tickets are available now.

Rage Against The Machine

After taking their final bow in 2011, RATM is back and ready to rock in 2020. The group has announced a reunion tour, which will be hitting the road in March 2020. With the band re-emerging onto the scene, more RATM tour dates are sure to be announced.


It seems as if a Rammstein 2020 US tour is bound to happen. After all, the band has hinted as much.

The German hard rock group posted on its website in January, "Get Ready, Amerika!", suggesting Rammstein tour dates 2020 for the US will soon be released. The group behind the uber-popular song "Du Hast" did a handful of shows in the U.S. in 2017, but otherwise has not toured in earnest since 2012, meaning that Rammstein tickets in 2020 will be highly sought-after.


Rihanna fans have been holding out for new music since 2014, and the award-winning artist has been hinting at an upcoming album release on her social media. While no official dates have been announced by the pop and R&B artist, the prospect of new music have fans ready for a 2020 tour.

Rolling Stones

Following a highly successful 2019 No Filter Tour, the Rolling Stones have announced brand new 2020 No Filter Tour dates, hitting many new markets that the band did not perform in last year, including Louisville, Cleveland, St. Louis and Pittsburgh. Rolling Stones tickets will once again be one of the year's most in-demand concert tickets.

Russell Howard

While it may not be concert tour, Russell Howard is a must-see act of 2020. The British comedian will be venturing out on a world tour starting in 2019 and into 2020. This will be Russell Howard's largest tour yet, making stops in over 24 countries.

Selena Gomez

After spending the past two years working on her next album, Selena Gomez has hinted that the finished product might be ready for release in 2019. Fans are optimistic that the pop singer will take her new music on the road with a 2020 tour, joining the ranks of other top artists on tour in 2020.


One of the most anticipated 2020 K-pop concerts is Seventeen (SVT), the 13-member boy band on the Pledis label. The group is fresh off a new album, Ode, that is only fueling the hype for a 2020 tour they're calling Ode to You, which will visit K-pop hubs New JErsey, Chicago, Dallas and San Jose.

Shawn Mendes

While Shawn Mendes wraps up his 2019 tour, fans are getting antsy for a new album from the pop singer. The Canadian artist's last album was released in 2018, so new music and a supporting 2020 tour could be down the road.

Taylor Swift

Since the release of her last album in 2017, Taylor Swift is back with new music. Taylor Swift has announced the first round of dates for her 2020 tour, Lover Fest. Fans can catch the pop icon live next summer at cities across the globe. Taylor Swift tickets are available now for both Lover Fest East. Even with only a few shows, Taylor Swift will be one of the most anticipated 2020 concerts of the year.


TxT may have already run a small U.S. tour in 2019, but fans believe this could be the first step towards a larger tour in 2020. The rising K-Pop group has made their name known to American fans, so it wouldn't be a surprise if TxT announces a 2020 tour.

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