Revel in 23 Exciting Events this August
As the summer breeze whisks away, many of us ache to find retreat from our daily lives or look forward to enjoying evenings filled with excitement and entertainment. In order for you to revel in a few of the most interesting live events this August; we have jotted down a list of 23 entertaining events that are surely going to satisfy your musical palate.
So take a look at these happening shows around you and gear up to take pleasure in having fun with your friends and loved ones.
To begin the list, the band that has been called the “boy band” from Australia will be performing in a live concert. Known for covering songs of famous artists, the band rose to prominence when they toured with One Direction in 2010. Their YouTube videos have garnered them a great fan base in a relatively short period of time. With the release of their self-titled debut album in 2014, this is one of those pop-punk and pop-rock bands you should look out for. Catch them live in concert as they set out to have us dancing to their beats.
2- Luke Bryan:
The reigning king of country music who is also the recipient of the prestigious Academy of Country Music Award in the “Entertainer of the Year” category, is up next on our list. Enjoy a happening and electrifying concert by this musician who has given us memorable singles like, “I Don’t Want This Night to End,” “Country Man,” “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,” “Drunk on You,” “Play It Again,” “Someone Else Calling You Baby,” and many more. He is one of those performers that you just have to watch live and see how he engages you.
What better way to enjoy a memorable theatrical production than watching the eleventh longest running Broadway show. With six Drama Desk Awards, three Tony Awards and a Grammy Award to its name, ardent fans of theater are bound to love every minute of this mesmerizing production. Be sure to get your Wicked tickets and witness an exciting event from the start till the end. This show is highly recommended.
Beyonce, the queen of R&b, Pop and Soul music may be in the headlines for all other reasons, but her live shows are always filled with electrifying energy and are a must watch. The musical icon was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2013 and 2014. Beyonce always puts up a performance that is bound to create waves across the music community. With a career that has spanned over sixteen years, the recipient of seventeen Grammy Awards and selling more than 75 million records, is a delight to watch live. Don’t miss out on catching her in a spectacular live show.
5- Jason Aldean:
Next up on our list for August is none other than Jason Aldean. The country musician has produced number one hit singles such as “Big Green Tractor,” “She’s Country”, “Night Train,” “Fly Over States,” “Dirt Road Anthem,” “The Truth,” “Why,” a duet with Kelly Clarkson, “Don’t You Wanna Stay,” and another with Luke Bryan, “The Only Way I Know.” No matter how hot it gets this summer, you can bet your top dollar that her performance will bring down the temperature with cool performances.
When Drake is performing in a live event, you just know that he will set the stage on fire with his magnetic personality, captivating performances and amazing panache. The rapper, songwriter and actor has sold more than five million albums globally promises to put up a show that is always exciting and exhilarating. The Grammy Award, six BET Awards and three Juno Award winning artist has many of his singles topping the Billboard, is a must watch. With an entertaining personality and a lot of talent, Drake’s performances always leave a lasting impression.
7- Lion King:
This musical production is running strong even after over 6,700 shows. It is the fourth longest running show in the history of Broadway. Theater fans are going to simply love this production that is for all age groups. The highest grossing production of Broadway will be a real treat with all characters in animal costumes performing live. Beat the monotony and enjoy a show this August that you and your kids are going to remember for a long time.
8- Zac Brown Band:
This folk/country band is not only a multiple Grammy winner, but also has what it takes to present a rocking show. The live performance of the band is one that will be loved by all music fans. With the release of their debut album, Home Grown in 2004, the band shot to fame overnight and became the next big thing. This August, their concert is going to have you grooving to their beats.
9- The Book of Mormon:
Another theatrical show on the list for the month of August is The Book of Mormon. Having won nine Tony Awards, this is one of the best musical productions. Vogue has claimed it to be, “The funniest musical of all time.” The New York Times called it the “the best musical of this century.” The phenomenon by the creators of South Park has resulted in a smash hit with both fans and critics. This August, get your tickets to this absolutely hilarious and mind blowing show that will leave you in stitches.
10- Theresa Caputo:
Theresa Caputo’s event is a must-watch this August. A renowned television personality, Caputo works as a medium between the two worlds. Wouldn’t it be fun to catch this phenomenal entertainer interact with the audience and the spirit world? Just imagine the thrill that the show will present and have you on the edge of your seats.
11- Garth Brooks:
It seems like country music is all the rage this year. Garth Brooks who was inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012 will be performing live. The artist has received many accolades that include seventeen American Music Awards, two Grammys, and an RIAA Award for “Best Selling Solo Albums Artist of the Century”. Garth Brooks is going to be a treat to watch. Country fans, prep up for an August that is filled with exciting concerts from the country music scene.
12- Wiz Khalifa:
Wiz Kahlifa is another rapper gracing us this August with his hit songs “Say Yeah,” “Remember You,” “Black and Yellow,” and “Work Hard, Play Hard,”. The rapper is all set to rock the stage and the audiences. Wiz Khalifa is one of those rappers in the industry who not only delivers a great performance but also has a lot of fun doing it. A live concert by Wiz Khalifa will be a great way to break the monotony of August.
13- Motown the Musical:
Here’s is another musical production for August that you must go to. The theatrical show that is more like a concert by legendary and iconic stars such as Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye and Smoky Robinson, has received four Tony Award nominations. The narrative of the play showcases the real-time story of Berry Gordy and his record label as well as his relationships with the icons is a treat. Imagine all the fun you’ll have in an event that features top records and a personal account of our favorite stars? This won’t be anything short of awesome.
14- Lady Antebellum:
The country pop band has won seven Grammy’s and many other accolades is definitely on our list this August to watch. Everyone can hardly wait to catch the group perform to one of their most famous single’s “Need You Now,” that came out in 2009. Their chart topping songs and albums make their performance a must watch for country music fans. So wait no more and get your tickets to the show that is expected to be out of this world.
This band has been rocking our world since 1973 and garnered a huge fan base. They are known for their highly energetic shows. Kiss find themselves on number nine on MTV’s “The Greatest Metal Bands”, 26th on Gibsons “50 Greatest American Rock Bands” and on number 56 on the VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. The fact that they have also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just fifteen years after their formation speaks volumes of their talent and popularity. So get ready for some head banging and get those tickets for an August rock fiesta now.
16- Joel Osteen:
“The Smiling Preacher,” is also on our list this August. Who wouldn’t want to catch the televangelist, preacher and the Senior Pastor of one of the largest Protestant church in America (Lakewood Church), perform in a live event. Osteen who has a viewership of more than seven million and over twenty million in more than 100 countries is both inspirational and engaging. The author of five New York Times best-selling books, Joel Osteen is someone you wouldn’t want to miss this fall.
17- Tom Petty:
The brilliant rocker who has been rocking our radios, cassettes, discs, CDs and DVDs since 1969, is another must watch this August. Tom Petty’s infused elements of blues rock, roots rock, rock and roll and heartland rock make his performances one in a million. The fact that his music is increasingly becoming popular with the younger audience as he continues to perform sold out shows speaks volumes of his work. The musician who is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is one of the best-selling musicians of all time this August.
Known for creating headlines over her choice of wardrobe, relationships and even tweets, Rihanna is a musical prodigy who surely knows how to rock a stage. Having won various accolades and awards such as seven Grammy’s, 22 Billboard Music Awards, two BRIT Awards and eight American Music Awards, she is an entertainer who is a must watch. In 2012, she was ranked as the fourth most powerful celebrity by Forbes. Now who wouldn’t want to catch a live concert by Rihanna this August.
Pitbull, the rapper with hit singles like “Give Me Everything,” “I Know You Want me (Calle Ocho),” “Timber,” and various hit singles just had to be on anyone’s August list of events. His remixes like “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You),” “Dark Horse,” “Papi,” “Diamonds,” and so many more is the reason why so many of his shows of his are sold out. Critics and audiences love his shows, so why not beat the summer heat with a live show by one of the most awesome rappers out there? Get those tickets today so that you too can experience a thrilling show.
20- Ringling Bros:
It’s summer, it’s breezy and it’s time to enjoy amazing circus. The Ringling Bros is going to be putting up one of those shows that will be enjoyed by people of all age groups. So why not take the kids out for something that is both dazzling and captivating this August. This event is one of the top shows for this month.
21- Marvel Universe Live:
How frequently does one get to see 25 Marvel Comic super heroes and villains all under one roof in a gripping narrative? We’re guessing, hardly ever. Unless you have the tickets to Marvel Universe Live. This entertaining show is the most anticipated one this August. Catch Thor and other super heroes in a duel for survival from Loki’s vicious plans to destroy the planet. So get ready to catch all the thrills in one amazing show.
22- Disney On Ice: Frozen:
Getting the chance to catch all the characters from the hit Disney movie Frozen, skating their way in a spectacular narrative is an August treat your kids wouldn’t want to miss. Watch Elsa and Ana skate away in this epic Disney tale that has won numerous awards and hearts of people of all age groups all over the world. The show is a treat for those looking forward to an entertaining evening filled with snow and skating. Wait no more and get your tickets to the show to experience a world class live event.
23- John Fogerty:
This musician has been ranked 40th on Rolling Stone magazines 100 Greatest Guitarists, will be treating his fans to his brand of country rock, Americana, blues rock, roots rock and rock & roll. This will be one of the most anticipated concerts to attend this August. Fogerty always puts up a mind blowing live show that is hailed by critics and undoubtedly the reviews speak for themselves. He is on our list for this month’s events to look out for just because of his sheer musical genius.
So with all these events topping our list, the month of August looks pretty exciting. Make the most of August by getting your tickets to these shows and revel in an August you won’t forget for a long time!