No matter if you like pop, rock or hip hop, American Live Wire is bringing the heat with the top five most anticipated summer tours in 2012. Not sure what to do this summer? Do you know which of your favorite artists or bands are touring in 2012? Summer is almost here, so don’t waste any more time and check here to see which hot summer tours made the list.
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LMFAO: DJ Redfoot and DJ SkyBlu are taking their party of rock on the road. Get up and get ready for the 2012 LMFAO Tour with an all new powerful stage show. Get ready to dance the night away with the duo with hit songs like Party Rock Anthem and Sexy. By now, you have seen the electro pop duo perform on almost every award show, not to forget alongside Madonna during this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show. So why not go see them live and in person? You will not regret it!
#4: Summer Tours –
Carrie Underwood: Amazing, beautiful, and fun are just some of the words you will say once you tell your friends about seeing Carrie Underwood live. The Blown Away Tour is one of country’s hottest summer tours this year. Coming off the success of her latest album, Blown Away, the country beauty will be on tour beginning May 20 in Las Vegas. Tickets are selling fast, so don’t wait till the last second, order them right now!
#3: Summer Tours –
Madonna: The queen has return and ready to once again go back on the summer tour circuit. This “MDNA Tour” starts in the U.S. on August 28 and ends November 20 in Miami, FL., giving plenty of chances for fans to see the icon live. The tour follows the release of her latest album, MDNA, and will be leaving fans anxious to see the artist perform hits like Give Me All Your Luvin and Girl Gone Wild off the album and old time favorites. You don’t want to be the person who gets old and wonders what Madonna in concert was like, so get your tickets now!
#2: Summer Tours –
Drake: The “Drake Club Paradise Summer Tour” is going to be one of those you’re going to hear about all year round. When it comes to what makes this artist special, Drake has evolved musically and performance wise and knows how to put on a good show for fans. Special guests and label mates Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj are to be expected to make special stops. The tour starts soon as it rolls out in Englewood, Colorado on May 13 and makes its final stop at the hottest hip hop summer fest, Hot 97’s Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. If you haven’t purchase your ticket for one of the few shows still left, hurry fast or be left to wait next year to see Drizzy live!
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Coldplay: News of a summer tour is making fans buzz coast-to-coast. The album and tour, Mylo Xyloto, already started on April 17, but this tour has some stops left all the way through August 11th when they have their final show in Minnesota. The British band has wowed crowds with their laser performance that is truly unique. Fans will appreciate the artistic journey, along with the perfect balance of music talent. If you have your tickets on hand, consider yourself lucky as many shows have sold out!
Summer Tours – Honorable Mentions
Big Time Rush: America’s new “It” boy band’s summer tour will be one not to miss. Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan are ready to make their rounds throughout the country to meet all their screaming die-hard fans. The one-month tour kicks off on July 5 in Columbus, OH. The group has changed perspectives of many sight seers as the reviews of the past shows have all stated them being blown away and amazed at their vocal ability. Rushers act fast, tickets are on sale now and many shows are expected to sell out fast!
Nicki Minaj: Alright Barbies, your leader wants you all to come on her hot summer tour. Nicki Minaj is launching her Pink Friday North American Tour on July 17 at the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL. Songs perform are coming off her sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, along with her 2011 hit songs Moment for Life and Super Bass. Expect the show to be more intimate as most venues hosting the show will seat 2,800 to 7,000. So go rock with the head Barbie in charge and don’t forget to tell us how the show was!
Aerosmith: Watch the bad boys from Boston live this summer. The band is launching their anticipated “Global Warming Tour” on June 16 in Minneapolis, MN. Age is nothing but a number as these old school, young at heart rockers bring their jam and energy packed summer tour to a city near you. Fans young and old will enjoy the night of legendary hit songs and unpredictable stage presence by this iconic band.
Kelly Clarkson & The Fray: The American Idol teams up with The Fray to wrap up her Stronger tour. The concert will be in support of Clarkson’s certified gold album Stronger. The two will make 30 stops that start in July 21 at the Sleep Country Amphitheater in Ridgefield, WA.
You can go on ticketmaster.com for tickets for all summer tours.