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2022 Concert Tours: Predicting the Top 2022 Concerts + Tours

April 19, 2022 by Madison Marx

Music fans and artists alike have been awaiting the return of in-person concerts at their favorite venues. As more Americans get vaccinated and venue capacity restrictions ease, big tour announcements are coming in fast. Given that one in three music fans plan to attend as many live events as possible post-pandemic, Vivid Seats breaks down the best concert tours of 2022 as well as the most anticipated rumored concerts in 2022— so you can be there live once again.  

Top Confirmed 2022 Concert Tours

Here are some of the top confirmed 2022 concerts that music fans can add to their calendars: 

Artist  Tour Name  Tour Start Date 
Backstreet Boys  DNA World Tour June 2022
Bad Bunny  El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo Tour Feb. 2022
Billie Eilish  Happier Than Ever Tour Feb. 2022
Billy Joel  Billy Joel - In Concert  Dec. 2022
Chris Stapleton  All-American Road Show Tour April 2022
Elton John  Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Jan. 2022
Jojo Siwa  D.R.E.A.M. The Tour  Jan. 2022
Justin Bieber  The Justice World Tour  Feb. 2022
Kenny Chesney  Here and Now Tour  April 2022
Lorde Solar Power Tour  April 2022
Motley Crue  The Stadium Tour  June 2022
My Chemical Romance  Reunion Tour Aug. 2022
Rage Against The Machine  The Public Service Announcement Tour  April 2022
Rammstein North American Stadium Tour Aug. 2022
Louis Tomlinson Louis Tomlinson's World Tour  Feb. 2022
Roger Waters This Is Not A Drill  July 2022
Santana Miraculous Supernatural Tour  June 2022
Steely Dan  Earth After Hours May 2022
The Weekend  After Hours Tour Jan. 2022

Best 2022 Concert Tours: Tours, Rumors, Predictions 


Will AC/DC reunite in 2022? That’s the question that AC/DC fans around the world are asking. In 2020, the legendary rock band released their latest album Power Up. Another positive sign for a potential AC/DC 2022 concert tour? Cliff Williams told Rock 100.5 Atlanta, “We would love to get out and play soon.” Based on previous quotes about a 2022 tour and the band’s new album, a 2022 AC/DC tour seems more likely than not.  
Tour Likelihood? Possible 


Adele has announced an exclusive residency in the Colosseum of Las Vegas' Caesars Palace Hotel. Titled "Weekends With Adele," the English singer will perform two shows each weekend from January 21, 2022 through April 16, 2022. The Adele residency will be one of the biggest US concerts of 2021— meaning Adele Las Vegas tickets will be one of the most sought-after live event tickets in years. 
Tour Likelihood? Tour Confirmed 

Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny is a phenomenon in the world of Latin trap and reggaeton, and he’s about to hit the road on his 2022 El Último Tour Del Mundo tour. Shortly after his arena tour, Bad Bunny will be hitting the road again on his World's Hottest Tour in August. Along with Maluma and others, Bad Bunny’s 2022 tour has helped spark the post-pandemic rise in popularity of Latin music across the U.S.  
Tour Likelihood? Tour Confirmed


Following the success of her recent release, Homecoming: The Live Album, fans are anticipating a can’t-miss tour from the Queen B, who has not toured since her 2016 tour with husband Jay-Z. She stayed active on the music scene during the pandemic, highlighted by a collaboration with fellow Houston native Megan Thee Stallion on “Savage,” and branched out into movies by directing Black Is King. Reports indicate she’s focusing on virtual performances for 2021. If Beyonce joins the ranks of those touring, she’ll immediately become one of the best 2022 concerts.  
Tour Likelihood? Possible 

Billie Eilish

While Billie Eilish was set to tour in 2020, the teenage phenom has even bigger plans for 2022. After hosting livestream virtual concerts for her fans during the pandemic, the Los Angeles native is going on a 2022 tour she’s calling the Happier Than Ever World Tour. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


BLACKPINK made their debut five years ago and the chart-topping K-pop group shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In 2020, BLACKPINK announced their new album and held a virtual livestream concert to accompany the LP’s drop. While no official tour dates have been announced by the female K-pop group, BLACKPINK fans are ready for a 2022 BLACKPINK tour.  
Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely 

Brandi Carlile 

Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile announced a series of U.S. headling dates as her Beyond These Silent Days Tour. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Britney Spears  

In a November 2020 statement released through her attorney, Britney Spears said she would not perform again if she remained under her father’s conservatorship. Should she be freed from her conservatorship and want to return to touring, a Britney tour would be “as big as she wants it to be,” said Ray Waddell, president of Oak View Group Media. 
Tour Likelihood: Highly Unlikely 

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars will be returning to Las Vegas with Anderson .Paak. The duo, known as Silk Sonic, will perform 13 shows at the 5,200-capacity Dolby Live Theatre between February 25 and April 2. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


With the BTS 2020 Map of the Soul tour shutting down because of the pandemic, the K-pop group held two record-breaking virtual concerts to engage their fan base known as the BTS Army. The new dates for the BTS MOTS tour haven’t been fully announced, but a brand new BTS 2022 tour seems likely. In June 2021, BTS released their new single, “Butter,” which could mean the band will be back on tour in 2022.  
Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely 

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton will head back on tour in 2022. Chris Stapleton’s All-American Road Show tour will run from July 2021, and will continue through June 2022, stopping at major arenas across the U.S.  
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed  


A 2022 Coldplay tour is officially in the picture. The past year has been full of rumors that Coldplay will be dropping a new album before 2021 ends. The band has taken a hiatus since their A Head Full of Dreams Tour to record a new album for fans and to get ready for their massive Music of the Spheres World Tour. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Conan Gray 

Conan Gray has quickly become one of the biggest emerging pop stars in the world. The singer-songwriter has been busy since releasing his 2020 album Kid Krow. Now, he's headling his own world tour in 2022. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


DaBaby is performing at a number of high-profile music festivals in 2021, including Lollapalooza, Governor's Ball, Austin City Limits and more. The Charlotte native has announced that he's heading on tour for what he's calling the Live Show Killa tour in 2022. His near namesake, Lil Baby, has also announced a 2022 tour. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Daddy Yankee 

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee has announced his plans to retire, but not before one more tour. Daddy Yankee's farwell tour starts in Portland on Aug. 10, ending in New York City on Sept. 20. 

Ed Sheeran  

Ed Sheeran has been teasing a new album for months now on social media. With his fifth studio album on the way, a tour announcement could follow shortly after. That would put the timing of an Ed Sheeran 2022 tour most likely in the first half of the year. A summer tour is also possible.  
Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely 


Slim Shady is heading to Super Bowl LVI. The Detroit native is set to perform the halftime show alongside rap all-stars Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige. Anticipation for an Eminem 2022 tour is expected to continue to grow after his Super Bowl performance. 

Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely 

Elton John  

Three and a half years after Elton John announced his Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour, after an unavoidable pandemic delay, the Rocketman has finally unveiled the closing stadium dates of that tour. Sir Elton plans to go out in the biggest possible way. Don’t miss out on Elton John’s last tour ever. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


Rumor has it that K-pop group ENHYPEN will be venturing out on a 2022 tour. While dates have yet to be announced, NME reported that the seven-member boyband are currently planning to hold their their first-ever world this fall, which will include shows in the United States and Japan. 

Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely


Since releasing his album, Pluto x Baby Pluto, with Lil Uzi Vert in January 2020, Future fans have been anticipating a tour announcement from the rapper. While there is no news yet from Future on a 2022 tour, it seems like the Atlanta native may be hitting the road next year.  
Tour Likelihood: Possible 

Greta Van Fleet 

Greta Van Fleet have announced that they will be taking their sophomore album The Battle at Garden's Gate on the road in 2022 for the Dreams in Gold tour. The 24-date tour will kick off in the band's home state of Michigan. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed


Halsey was set to tour in 2020, but her 2020 Manic tour canceled following the pandemic. There are no public plans for a 2022 Halsey tour yet, but given that the New Jersey native was set to tour in 2020, a 2022 concert tour seems reasonable to expect, especially with her anticipated fourth album on the way.
Tour Likelihood: Likely 

Harry Styles 

Get ready Harry Styles fans! The pop star has announced his 2022 Love on Tour in support of his new album Harry's House. Harry Styles will be performing residency-like shows at five venues: Toronto's Scotiabank Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden, Austin's Moody Center, Chicago's United Center and Los Angeles' Kia Forum. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed


It looks like an Itzy 2022 tour is happening! The girls of Itzy will head out on the road for a 10-show tour this fall to celebrate the release of their new album Checkmate. This is the group's first world tour, so Itzy tickets will be a hot item. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

John Mayer 

John Mayer is poised for a big year in 2021 as he prepares to hit the road with Dead & Company. He is also releasing his new album, Sob Rock. With his album dropping in July 2021, it’s possible that John Mayer will have a solo tour slated for 2022.  
Tour Likelihood: Possible 

Justin Bieber  

Bieber is back. The Grammy-winning global superstar has announced rescheduled dates for his Justice World Tour, which was originally set to kick off in 2021. After starting out 2021 with his hit album Justice, Justin Bieber will now hit the road in 2022, launching with a Feb. 18 show at Pechanga Arena in San Diego. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Kacey Musgraves  

Kacey Musgraves 2022 tour dates have just been confirmed! Kacey Musgraves announced a tour to complement the release of her new album, Star Crossed. Kacey Musgraves even hinted to fans that "poppier" music was coming. The singer and songwriter will be performing in arenas of most major U.S. markets throughout the winter, including stops at Madison Square Garden (NYC), Bridgestone Arena (Nashville), Staples Center (Los Angeles) and Ball Arena (Denver). Kacey Musgraves tickets are available now. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed  

Kenny Chesney  

Get ready No Shoes Nation because Kenny Chesney announced his Here & Now tour, which will be taking the stage starting in April 2022.  
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed  


With her new Amazon series and live festival performances from the megastar, Lizzo may end up announcing a 2022 tour before the end of the year. Once she officially announces her return to the road, Vivid Seats will have the full tour information. 
Tour Likelihood: Possible 

Matchbox Twenty  

Looking for a healthy dose of ‘90s notalgia? Matchbox Twenty’s tour is confirmed! The group rescheduled their massive 2020 tour to 2022 that will play in medium-sized venues and run from May 2022 through Aug. 2022.  
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed  


Mitski is back! After a long wait since her 2019 Be the Cowboy tour, Mitski is set to hit the road in 2022. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Morgan Wallen 

The Morgan Wallen 2022 tour is official. The 2022 Dangeous Tour marks the first major concert tour for Wallen since the 2020 Whiskey Glasses Roadshow. Morgan Wallen's tour figures to be one of the top country tours of 2022. Don't miss out and purchase your Morgan Wallen tickets today. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has postponed her Chromatic Ball tour to 2022, according to Pitchfork. The tour is in support of Lady Gaga’s latest album, Chromatica, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


Fans have been patiently waiting for Lorde’s comeback since her last studio album, Melodrama, dropped in 2017. In June 2021, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter surprised fans by releasing her new single called “Solar Power.” With an anticipated third album from Lorde set to be released soon, fans are looking forward to her 2022 Solar Power world tour. U.S. tour dates include stops in Detroit, Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles.  
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails will return to the road for the first time in four years! The rock band was scheduled to tour in 2020 and 2021, but canceled those plans due to the pandemic. However, NIN has stayed busy over the past couple years, releasing two albums in 2020. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Olivia Rodrigo

Since making her official popstar debut, Olivia Rodrigo is ready to embark on her first massive tour. Kicking off April 2 in San Francisco, the Sour tour will visit more than 40 major cities across North America and Europe, including shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York and L.A.'s Greek Theatre. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Post Malone

Following the success of his Runaway Tour, Post Malone has announced a 2022 tour in support of his new album Twelve Carat Toothache. The Twelve Carat tour launches in September and stretches into November, with Roddy Ricch joining Malone at a number of dates on the tour. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Red Hot Chili Peppers 

Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced the dates for their highly anticipated 2022 world tour, with John Frusciante back in the band. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


It's been 12 years since RBD had their last concert, and in 2020, the Mexican pop band reunited for a virtual concert. While no official dates have been announced by the band, many fans are hoping for a RBD 2022 tour.

Tour Likelihood: Possible


When will Rihanna’s new album be released? Rihanna has been suggesting that the new album is coming “soon.” While no official release dates have been announced by the pop and R&B artist, fans are getting antsy for a new album and a 2022 tour from the pop and R&B artist.  
Tour Likelihood: Possible 

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has not toured since 2019, and the Shawn Mendes Wonder Tour is almost unquestionably going to be one of the biggest US and world tours of 2022. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Steely Dan  

It’s confirmed— a Steely Dan 2022 tour is happening! He’ll be performing concerts in most major U.S. markets throughout the spring and summer, including stops at The Moody Theater (Austin), Dickies Arena (Fort Worth), Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles), and more. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Stray Kids 

Following the success of their 2019 tour, Stray Kids will head back on tour in 2022. The seven-date tour kicks off on June 20 in Newark. From there, the K-pop sensations will play shows in Chicago, Atlanta, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Oakland and Seattle. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed


After a breakout 2021, which included being featured on Ed Sheeran's "Shivers," Sunmi has even bigger plans for 2022. The South Korean pop star is going on a North American tour she's calling the Good Girls Gone Mad Tour. The tour will see Sunmi performing in a total of 16 cities. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed

Taylor Swift  

Taylor Swift will be one of the most anticipated 2022 concerts of the year. The pop phenomena planned to tour in 2020 to promote her album Lover, but her plans were scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With some unexpected time on her hands during the pandemic, she wrote and recorded two new albums titled folklore and Evermore. “Swifties” across the country are gearing up for Taylor Swift to hit the road again in 2022 to hear music from her last three albums. Many fans have also speculated that Oliva Rodrigo will be her opening act
Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely 

The Who 

The Who tour is locked in for Spring 2022. The group is calling its 29-stop traipse around the country The Who Hits Back! Tour. The Who tour 2022 will feature stops at New York City's Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl. 

Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 

Tyler, the Creator   

Following the success of his 2019 Igor tour, Tyler, the Creator will indeed head back on tour in 2022. Tyler, the Creator's 2022 Call Me If You Get Lost tour will run from Feb. - April and feature performances at major arenas across the U.S. Get your Tyler, the Creator tickets for this massive arena tour now. 
Tour Likelihood: Tour Confirmed 


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 2022. Plus, the group released their chart-topping album The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE in 2021, so it wouldn’t be a surprise if TxT announces a 2022 tour.  
Tour Likelihood: Highly Likely  


The K-pop wave continues to sweep over the U.S., as Korean girl group Twice is the latest K-pop act to announce a show in 2022. Twice will be performing at Los Angeles' Banc of California Stadium on May 14, promising fans that there's more to come. 
View all top 2023 concerts and tour rumors for top artists. 

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