This week marks a truly exciting one for live music, with the return of the Bad Boy Family, plus an official tour announcement from the sneaky Sia. Oh yeah, and Barbra Streisand hitting the road for the first time in over three years. Here’s who we’re most excited to catch live this summer.

Sia ‘The Nostalgic for the Present’ Tour

The elusive Sia has announced her first full-fledged tour in five years. Catch her from September 29 to November 6, where she will perform at arenas around the country for the first time. You can also see her on the festival circuit with slots at Boston Calling and Panorama. Click here for more info.

Twenty One Pilots ‘Emotional Roadshow’ Tour

Twenty One Pilots are taking their massive success from single, “Stressed Out,” and running with it. The indie-pop duo from Columbus, OH, are hitting the road for a very lengthy fall/winter tour, in support of their current album, Blurryface. It begins on September 30 in Mexico City and wraps up on April 8 in Perth, Australia. Click here for more info.

Barbra Streisand August Tour

Queen Babs has announced her first tour dates in nearly four years. Kicking off on August 2 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, catch Streisand in major North American cities throughout the month of August. The shows are in support of her upcoming 35th studio album due out later this year. Click here for more info.

Death From Above 1979 Summer Tour

Rock duo Death From Above 1979 has announced dates for a summer tour. See them from June 18 to July 21 and October 11 to November 11, with stops in the Midwest, Eastern Seaboard and South. For the first half of shows they’ll be joined by AWOLNATION, and the second half Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Click here for more info.

Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour

Puff Daddy and the Bad Boy Family (i.e. Mase, Lil’ Kim, Faith Evans and more) are back for a reunion of epic porportions. Beginning on August 25, catch the crew all throughout North America, culminating in an October 8 performance at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. Click here for more info.


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