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The Baltimore area's 2015 summer concert calendar

Baltimore summer concerts: From Billy Joel and One Direction to R. Kelly and the Summer Spirit Festival.

With a steady flow of rock legends, rap and R&B stars and buzzy new acts, Baltimore's show offerings this summer appeal to every type of music fan. Note: Dates and ticket prices are subject to change.

MAY

1: M3 Rock Festival with Kix, Dokken. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 4 p.m. $35-$55.

2: M3 Rock Festival with Europe, Queensryche, Tom Keifer. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 11 a.m. $50-$75. Two-day passes: $60-$210.

2: Halestorm with the Pretty Reckless, Starset. Pier Six Pavilion. 6:30 p.m. $25-$32

3: DC101 Kerfuffle with Incubus, the Offspring, Panic! At the Disco and more. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 1:30 p.m. $55-$75.

3: of Montreal with Icky Bottoms. Ottobar. 8 p.m. $20.

3: ABC’s “Nashville” in concert. DAR Constitution Hall. 8 p.m. $33-$53.

5: Mac Miller with Domo Genesis. Baltimore Soundstage. 8 p.m. $30-$33.

5: Sufjan Stevens with Moses Sumney. DAR Constitution Hall. 8 p.m. $38.

5: Of Monsters and Men with Highasakite. Echostage. 7 p.m. $40.

6: Ben Folds with Ymusic. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $45.

9: R. Kelly with Case and Demetria McKinney. Royal Farms Arena. 8 p.m. $58-$128.

9: Ciara. Fillmore Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $30.

9: Yelawolf with Hillbilly Casino. Baltimore Soundstage. 9 p.m. $22-$99.

10: Zappa Plays Zappa. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $29.50-$35.

10: Crosby, Stills and Nash. Hippodrome. 8 p.m. $66-$101.

10: Marky Ramone’s Punk Rock Blitzkrieg featuring Andrew W.K. with Loud Boyz. Baltimore Soundstage. 9 p.m. $25-$27.

11: Paramore. Meyerhoff. 7 p.m. $49.50-$75.

11: Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts. Rams Head On Stage. 8 p.m. $36.50.

12: Kaiser Chiefs with Priory. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $25.

12: Blues Traveler. Rams Head On Stage. 8 p.m. $75.

16: Clutch and Mastodon. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $26.99-$32.

16: Preakness InfieldFest with Armin van Buuren, Childish Gambino. Pimlico Race Course. 8 a.m. $50-$140.

16: Lil Wayne with Juelz Santana. Echostage. 9 p.m. $58.

17: Todd Rundgren. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. 8 p.m. $65-$75.

19: TV on the Radio with Bo Ningen. Echostage. 7 p.m. $40.

21: Mobb Deep. Baltimore Soundstage. 10:30 p.m. $20.

21: Brit Floyd. Modell PAC at the Lyric. 8 p.m. $29.75-$49.75.

22-24: Maryland Deathfest. Various locations and prices. marylanddeathfest.com.

23: Dave Matthews Band. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $40.50-$85.

24: Future. Echostage. 9 p.m. $48.40.

27: Kenny Chesney with Jake Owen, Chase Rice. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $50-$127.50.

29: Dustin Lynch with Logan Mize. Power Plant Live. 6 p.m. $11.

30: Rush. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $37-$127.

30-31: Sweetlife Festival with Kendrick Lamar, Pixies, Calvin Harris, the Weeknd and more. Merriweather Post Pavilion. Noon. $97.50-$225. Two-day passes: $175-$350.

31: George Thorogood and Brian Setzer with Davy Knowles. Pier Six Pavilion. 6:30 p.m. $35-$75.

JUNE

4: The Decemberists with Father Jon Misty. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7:30 p.m. $38.50-$48.50.

4: Michael Franti and Spearhead. Fillmore Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $35.

5-7: Captital Jazz Fest. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7:30 p.m. June 5; noon June 6-7. $52-$205.

5: J. Roddy Walston and the Business with Avers. Power Plant Live. 8 p.m. $5.

5: Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish with Ballyhoo! Baltimore Soundstage. 8 p.m. $22-$25.

5: Hot Chip with SINKANE. Echostage. 7 p.m. $45.

6: WMZQFest with Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt. Jiffy Lube Live. 4 p.m. $30.75-$60.50.

6: Tame Impala with Kuroma. Echostage. 5:30 p.m. $40.

9: Florence + the Machine with Empress Of. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 8 p.m. $45-$65.

10: Mumford and Sons with the Maccabees. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $45-$75.

10: Tyler, The Creator with Taco. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $30.

10: New Kids On the Block with TLC, Nelly. Verizon Center. 7 p.m. $29.50-$105.

11: Lana Del Rey with Grimes. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $25-$79.50.

11: Belle and Sebastian with Always. Echostage. 7 p.m. $45.

12: John Mellencamp. Modell PAC at the Lyric. 7:30 p.m. $39.50-$129.50.

13: "Weird Al" Yankovic. Pier Six Pavilion. 8 p.m. $30-$60.

13: Rascal Flatts with Scotty McCreery and Ashley Monroe. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $30.25-$60.

14: The Bacon Brothers. Rams Head On Stage. 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. $49.50.

16: Best Coast with Bully. 9:30 Club. 7 p.m. $25.

17: Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $30-$50.

17: Juicy J. Fillmore Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $29.50.

20: Rodrigo y Gabriela with Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear. Pier Six Pavilion. 8 p.m. $35-$75.

20: Hozier with the Antlers. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 8 p.m. $40-$55.

20: Jimmy Buffett. Jiffy Lube Live. 8 p.m. $36-$136.

21: Huey Lewis and the News with Jamie Kent. Pier Six Pavilion. 7:30 p.m. $35-$75.

21: Against Me! Fillmore Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $22.

22: John Fogerty. Pier Six Pavilion. 8 p.m. $45-$85.

22: Bette Midler. Verizon Center. 8 p.m. $45-$260.

25: Aaron Lewis. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $40.

25: The Ataris. Ottobar. 7:30 p.m. $16.

25: Gogol Bordello and Flogging Molly with Mariachi El Bronx. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $35-$45.

25: D'Angelo and the Vanguard. Fillmore Silver Spring. 8 p.m. $75.

26-27: Luke Bryan with Dustin Lynch and Randy Houser. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $30.75-$70.75.

27: Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa with Hoodie Allen, DJ Drama. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $40-$75.

28: Train with the Fray and Matt Nathanson. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $25-$79.50.

JULY

2: The Band Perry. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $35-$65.

2: Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $25-$140.

4: Foo Fighters 20th anniversary with Buddy Guy, Heart, LL Cool J and more. RFK Stadium. 2 p.m. $78.

6: Imagine Dragons with Metric, Halsey. Verizon Center. 7:30 p.m. $29.50-$69.50.

8: Idina Menzel. Hippodrome. 8 p.m. $50.25-$122.75.

8: Kid Rock and Foreigner. Jiffy Lube Live. 6:45 p.m. $20.

10: Dierks Bentley with Maddie & Tae, Kip Moore and Canaan Smith. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $31.25-$56.

10: The New Pornographers with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down. 9:30 Club. 8 p.m. $35.

12-14: Leon Russell. Rams Head On Stage. 8 p.m. $55.

16: Slightly Stoopid with Dirty Heads, the Expendables. Pier Six Pavilion. 6:30 p.m. $30-$40. 

16: Seth MacFarlane. Meyerhoff. 8 p.m. $28-$88.

17: Jake Miller with Jasmine V and Alex Angelo. 9:30 Club. 6:30 p.m. $25.

18: Dropkick Murphys. Power Plant Live. 6 p.m. $11.

18: Neon Trees with COIN, Fictionist. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $25.

18: Vans Warped Tour. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 11 a.m. $38.50-$45.

19: Umphrey’s McGee with Lettuce. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $25-$40.

20: Eagles. Royal Farms Arena. 8 p.m. $50-$185.

21: Shania Twain with Gavin DeGraw. Verizon Center. 7:30 p.m. $50.50-$151.

22: Nicki Minaj with Rae Sremmurd, Dej Loaf, Meek Mill and Tinashe. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $25-$89.50.

24: Sam Smith. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 8 p.m. $45-$97.50.

24: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Slayer, Hellyeah and more. Jiffy Lube Live. 1 p.m. $30-$66.66.

25: Billy Joel. M&T Bank Stadium. 8 p.m. $49.50-$124.50.

25: Angie Stone. Rams Head On Stage. 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $59.50.

25: Ariana Grande with Prince Royce. Verizon Center. 7:30 p.m. $34.50-$89.50.

26: My Morning Jacket with Jason Isbell. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $40-$55.

26: Hillsong United. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $27-$49.50.

28: Interpol. Echostage. 7 p.m. $40.

29: Brandon Flowers. Echostage. 7 p.m. $35.

31: Bone Thugs N Harmony. Baltimore Soundstage. 9 p.m. $30-$100.

AUGUST

1: Tedeschi Trucks Band with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II. Pier Six Pavilion. 6:30 p.m. $25-$75.

2: Faith No More with Refused. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 8 p.m. $40-$55.

5: Gordon Lightfoot. Pier Six Pavilion. 8 p.m. $35-$85.

5: Steely Dan and Elvis Costello. Jiffy Lube Live. 7 p.m. $32-$129.50.

8: One Direction. M&T Bank Stadium. 7 p.m. $29.50-$105.

8: Sublime and Rome, with Rebelution, Pepper, Mickey Avalon. Pier Six Pavilion. 6 p.m. $25-$59.50.

8: Summer Spirit Festival with Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton and more. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 3 p.m. $48-$125.

8: Toby Keith. Jiffy Lube Live. 8 p.m. $32-$61.75.

9: J. Cole with YG, Big Sean and Jeremih. Jiffy Lube Live. 6:30 p.m. $26-$80.75.

11: Slipknot with Motionless in White, Lamb of God and Bullet For My Valentine. Jiffy Lube Live. 6:15 p.m. $30-$70.

12: Yes and Toto. Pier Six Pavilion. 7 p.m. $36-$275.

14: Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $25-$125. ?

15-16: Phish. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $45-$65.

18: Juanes with Zimena Sarinana. DAR Constitution Hall. 7:30 p.m. $18-$78.50.

19: Willie Nelson and Family with Old Crow Medicine Show. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 8 p.m. $45-$75.

22: Crack the Sky with the Ravyns, Dave DeMarco Band, Midnite Run. Pier Six Pavilion. 6 p.m. $25-$50.

22: Darius Rucker with Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, A Thousand Horses. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 7 p.m. $40-$199.

22: Maryland Folk Fest. Metro Gallery. 7 p.m. $15-$20.

25: Earl Sweatshirt with Remy Banks. Rams Head Live. 8 p.m. $30.

25: Nickelback with Lifehouse. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $25-$95.

26: Santana. Pier Six Pavilion. 7:30 p.m. $55-$339.

26: Motley Crue with Alice Cooper. Royal Farms Arena. 7 p.m. $17-$122.

29: Van Halen with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Jiffy Lube Live. 7:30 p.m. $37-$165.

Venue information

Baltimore Soundstage: 124 Market Place, Baltimore. 410-244-0057. baltimoresoundstage.com.

Echostage: 2135 Queens Chapel Road N.E., Washington. 202-503-2330. echostage.com.

The Fillmore Silver Spring: 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. fillmoresilverspring.com.

Hippodome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center: 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. 800-982-2787. france-merrickpac.com.

Jiffy Lube Live: 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 703-754-6400. jiffylubelive.com.

M&T Bank Stadium: 1101 Russell St., Baltimore. 800-745-3000. baltimoreravens.com.

Merriweather Post Pavilion: 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-715-5550 or 877-435-9849. merriweathermusic.com.

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall: 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-783-8000. bsomusic.org.

Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric: 140 W. Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore. 410-900-1150. lyricoperahouse.com.

Pier Six Pavilion: 731 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. 410-783-4189. piersixpavilion.com.

Pimlico Race Course: 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore. 410-542-9400. pimlico.com.

Rams Head Live: 20 Market Place, Baltimore. 410-244-1131. ramsheadlive.com.

Rams Head On Stage: 33 West St., Annapolis. 410-268-4545. ramsheadonstage.com.

Royal Farms Arena: 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. 410-347-2020. royalfarmsarena.com.

RFK Stadium: 2400 E. Capitol St., Washington. eventsdc.com/venues/rfkstadium.aspx.

Verizon Center: 601 F St. N.W., Washington. 202-628-3200 or 800-745-3000. verizoncenter.com.

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