2017: 10 Concerts You Should Go Ahead and Schedule Today

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2017: 10 Concerts You Should Go Ahead and Schedule Today

derickjones, NewsCastic

As we kiss 2016 goodbye, it's time to take a look ahead at all the musical acts coming to Dallas. Get ready, this year has got some nostalgic throwbacks and a lot of current faves. Let's party!

Jan. 8: Red Hot Chili Peppers


One of my ultimate ultimates. I got to see Red Hot Chili Peppers a few years back and WOW — totally worth it. Kick the new year off right with 90s favorite RHCP and openers Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Jack Irons. 

When: 7 pm Sunday, Jan. 8.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Tickets: $54-$104.

Feb. 11: Dashboard Confessional


Just in time to pull at your heartstrings for Valentine's Day — Dashboard Confessional headlines the House of Blues. Bring a friend to cry with, you know you're going to get the major feels.

When: 7 pm Saturday, Feb. 11.

Where: House of Blues.

Tickets: $27.50-$45.

Feb. 27: Bon Jovi


If you want to surprise your partner on Valentine's Day (but can stand to wait a week or so), then you might want to go ahead and secure some tickets for Bon Jovi's This House is Not For Sale tour. Want to get VIP treatment? There are five packages to choose from and they all get you up close and personal with Jon Bon Jovi himself! 

When: 7:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 23.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Tickets: $27.75-$552.75.

March 4: Green Day


Tickets are going fast for this show, and you better believe it's going to be one to remember. Green Day headlines the American Airlines Center with alt fav Against Me!

When: 8 pm Saturday, March 4.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $29.50-$69.50

April 9: Ariana Grande



This is the concert you HAVE to go to. Ariana Grande is a showstopper performer and on her Dangerous Woman Tour, don't expect anything less. Opening acts include Little Mix and Victoria Monet. 

Also: VIP is available with a meet & greet!

When: 7:30 pm Sunday, April 9.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $29.95-$199.95.

May 4: The Weeknd


I am in love with The Weeknd, and I'm sure you are, too. Starboy has been on everyone's lips all year and this is one show I'd love to see — especially since it's on his world tour. Tickets are currently on sale so get yours now!

When: 7:30 pm Thursday, May 4.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $39.50-$175.

May 15: Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey


Who's ready to hear these pipes? I saw Mariah Carey once while I was in New York and it was amazing! Now she's teaming up with legendary Lionel Richie? This is going to be good and tickets JUST went on sale. Hurry and grab a pair today (this is a concert you don't want to go to alone).

When: 7 pm Monday, May 15.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $39.95-$500.

May 23: NKOTB, Paula Abdul & Boyz II Men


This could perhaps be the concert of the year. Three legendary acts team up together for one total throwback show? Um, yes please. New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul AND Boys II Men? This is the right stuff, baby. 

When: 7:30 pm Tuesday, May 23.

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $29.50-$995 (and for that much, I better get to kiss Jordan Knight).

Oct. 7: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill


Probably one of the most beautiful couples of my time, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are both legendary contemporary country singers on their own. Check them out on their Soul to Soul Tour

When: 7:30 pm Saturday, Oct. 7. 

Where: American Airlines Center.

Price: $69.50-$115.50.

Dec. 9: The Polyphonic Spree


Most of my friends have seen Polyphonic Spree at some point, yet I have never been able to. Originally from Dallas, the mix of musicians puts on a show unlike any other. Trust me, I've seen the videos. Thanks.

When: Saturday, Dec. 9.

Where: Majestic Theatre.

Price: TBA.

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