Summer’s arrival means that all your favorite musical artists will be on tour around the country playing their latest hits. Here are our tips on the top five shows you need to catch during your trip to DC this summer.

Idina Menzel
July 9, 2017

Musical lovers will be thrilled about the chance to see Broadway’s perennial belle of the ball, Idina Menzel, performing live in Washington. Menzel has fast risen to icon status with roles like smash-hit song Let It Go.” This concert is bound to be a hit with the kids and parents, so make this a family outing during your trip to DC.

101 MGM National Ave, 20745
Oxon Hill, MD, US

Shawn Mendes and Charlie PuthAugust 19, 2017

If you’re looking for a way to give the kids a summer treat before the school year starts up again, we’ve got the perfect idea. Surprise the younger ones with tickets to see teen idols Shawn Mendes and Charlie Puth live at the Verizon Center this summer. With hits like “Stitches” and “See You Again,” the two singers, both of whom initially found fame by posting online, are immensely popular with the seventeen-and-under set. This is bound to be an exciting experience for the kids and a fantastic memory for you.

Verizon Center
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
(202) 628-3200

Ben GibbardJuly 26, 2017

Nurse your nostalgia for the early 2000’s with a concert by Death Cab For Cutie and The Postal Service frontman Ben Gibbard. Gibbard will perform alongside comedian and actor Jon Glaser at the Lincoln Theatre this July. Buy tickets for a fun night out with your friends and listen to him play favorite tunes like “Such Great Heights.”

1215 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 888-0050

Florida Georgia Line, Nelly, and Chris LaneAugust 5, 2017

Cap off your summer with the ultimate warm weather fun concert when Nelly, Florida Georgia Line, and Chris Lane come to town in August. Whether you’re a country fan or more into Nelly’s hip-hop stylings, you’re bound to have an amazing time at this performance.

7800 Cellar Door Dr, Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 754-6400

Jason Aldean
August 26, 2017

Fans of Jason Aldean’s unique blend of rock and country music will love having the opportunity to see the performer live at his Jiffy Lube show this summer. With 19 number one hits to his name, Aldean is one of the country scene’s biggest stars. Don’t miss out on your chance to hear him play some of best-known tunes, including “The Only Way I Know” and “Take A Little Ride.”

7800 Cellar Door Dr, Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 754-6400