Blue Hills summer lineup

By on March 25, 2015 in

Today’s released lineup is the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion located on Boston Harbor:

Florence + the Machine
June 10– Powerhouse vocals and dark, romantic sounds await audiences at this Blue Hills show.  Florence is known for high energy stage productions that highlight her deeply-written lyrics.

Lindsey Stirling
June 13– Dubstep violinist Lindsey Stirling is set to tour across the U.S. this summer. She is known for playing more intense, rock music with what’s considered a classical, orchestral instrument. She broke into mainstream when she was discovered on YouTube and made it to the 2010 quarterfinals of America’s Got Talent.

Widespread Panic
June 17– The Georgia rockers are known for nonstopping tour, aside from studio time and Christmas vacations. They usually play 250 shows a year and are making Boston one of them. With a set over 90 minutes plus an encore, the band is also expected to play some new songs for fans.

Third Eye Blind
June 18– American rock band Third Eye Blind is teaming up this summer with Dashboard Confessional. Time Magazine released a related headline, “Emo Kids, Rejoice,” but there’s no joking about the groups’ individual, raw musicality.

Flogging Molly
June 19– Celtic-punk rock band Flogging Molly is set to co-headline a tour with Gogol Bordello. The North American tour will feature Los Angeles-based Mariachi El Bronx as a special guest.

Ingrid Michaelson
June 27– Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson will bring her feel-good show to the Pavilion in June with power pop band Jukebox the Ghost opening.

Barenaked Ladies
June 29– While it probably won’t be the “Last Summer on Earth,” BNL are still going to put on the most rocking show possible. The band will have opening acts the Violent Femmes and Men at Work front man Colin Hay. Their latest release from 2013 debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top 200.

Brian Wilson
July 2– The Beach Boys co-founder is touring this summer to promote his new solo album, “No Pier Pressure.” He sets out just two weeks after a feature film biopic about him is released in June. Former bandmates Al Jardine nad Blondie Chaplin join the road band with Rodriguez opening.

Slightly Stoopid
July 9– The “Everything Is Awesome” Summer 2015 tour will feature Dirty Heads and The Expendables. Slightly Stoopid rocks into many iconic venues throughout the trek, including at stop at Blue Hills.

Umphreys McGee
July 16– Chicago-based sextext Umphrey’s McGee are teaming up this summer with funk revivalists Lettuce. The groups are doing a single series of four East Coast shows following their debut pairing in Florida on April 10. With only about 15 shows set for Labor Day to New Years Eve, the time to catch UM is now!

Tedeschi Trucks Band
July 22– The blues band hybrid of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks will be touring this summer on the Wheels of Soul.  They’ll be joined by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with special guest Doyle Bramhall II.

Modest Mouse
July 23– After eight years without a new studio album, Modest Mouse got fans excited earlier this year. However, plagued with a delayed release date, the band leaked a new song and their 2015 tour dates. An opening act hasn’t been revealed as of yet.

Bryan Adams
July 29– Vancouver rocker Bryan Adams is setting out on his Reckless 30th Anniversary tour. The “Summer of ’69” singer is celebrating the 1984 release of his fourth album of the same name, which garnered him critical acclaim. He’ll be backed by a four-piece band for over two hours of hits.

Steely Dan with Elvis Costello
July 30 and 31– The previously announced Rockabye Gollie Angel Tour has been extended through the summer with the addition of Elvis Costello. Costello has expressed his admiration for the band and even teamed up with member Donald Fagen for Midnight Rambles sessions. Catch the classic rockers in Boston this summer!

Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick
August 1– The joint trek between Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick continues to expand. The tour includes more than 20 co-headlining dates across the U.S. They played once in 2014 and collaborated so well that it spawned this year’s summer tour.

Meghan Trainor
August 6– Trainor became one of the fastest rising music artists of 2014 alongside Sam Smith and Ariana Grande. Her hit “All About that Bass” was No. 1 in over 50 countries and her first headlining tour sold out the Paradise Rock Club in March. Catch her fun moves and flirty songs this summer, Megatronz.

August 8– The “TOUR DE COMPADRE” hits the road this summer with some of Needtobreathe’s best friends, featuring Ben Rector and Switchfoot. It’s a summer party being dubbed a “family affair” and includs two separate legs. Supporting acts appearing at Blue Hills will be Switchfoot, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Colony House.

August 18– Legendary rock guitarist Carlos Santana extend his “Corazon” tour to Boston this summer. He has sold more than 100 million records and performed at the original Woodstock.

The Doobie Brothers
August 19– The rock legends are teaming up with Allman Brother, Gregg. Though the Brothers Band called it quits in October, Gregg continues to tour and is going to co-headline with the Doobie Brothers this summer. They’ll travel for seven ampitheater and casino shows this summer.

Willie Nelson
August 21– Alison Krauss will join Nelson on a shared summer tour. The run follows a cancellation of last year’s tour due to Krauss’s unforeseen health issues. Essentially picking up where they left off, the two will also be joined by Union Station and Jerry Douglas.

Idina Menzel
August 28– World renowned vocalist Idina Menzel starts a new tour at the tail of a very successful year. The Broadway headliner currently stars in If/Then and garnered even more fame for her soaring vocals in Disney’s Frozen. She is set to play new original music at some of her summer shows.

Little Big Town
September 4– This country quartet is well-known for fan interaction and high energy live shows. Fans are even pulled up on stage to dance and take pictures. Flashy light presentations, commendable live performances and special guest Chris Stapleton make this a not-to-miss show.

September 10– This summer will mark rock band Scorpions’ 50th anniversary, and they’re celebrating with a tour. The group has put off retirement plans in support of their just-released album “Return to Forever.” Queensryche will open in Boston.

Death Cab for Cutie
September 11– Alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie heads out this summer on a highly anticipated world tour, featuring shows in Germany, Croatia and France, to name a few international dates. Their loud and hard-edged live performance comes to Boston this September with special guest Explosions In The Sky.

Twenty One Pilots
Septembre 12– The Ohio duo, described as an undefinable genre, is touring this summer to support their upcoming release, “Blurryface”. The album comes out on May 19 via Fueled by Ramen, but this U.S. and U.K. tour kicks off in September. Their latest single, “Fairly Local,” is known for its rap/electronic aspects paired well with their alternative/pop sound.

Jackson Browne
September 18– Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne brings the tune of his over 18 million sold albums on a world tour this summer. Many of the seats sold will benefit the Guacamole Fund, which coordinates events for public interest organizations. He has over 40 dates already scheduled.

Find tickets to all the shows here.


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