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The 26 biggest concerts and festivals in NJ this summer

We’re intimidated by just how many great concerts are coming to New Jersey this summer.

Our wallets are scared, too.

From June through September, hundreds of household rock, hip-hop, country, R&B and pop stars are passing through the Garden State’s biggest venues, and we’re here to help you make sense of it all.

We’ve whittled our list down to the top 26 concerts and festivals heading to the state.

Coldplay’s “Music of the Spheres World Tour” featuring HER

Saturday, June 4 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Sunday, June 5 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Paul McCartney’s “Got Back” Tour

Thursday, June 16 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Stray Kids’ “Maniac” Tour

Tuesday, June 28 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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Wednesday, June 29 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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New Kids on the Block “MixTape Tour” featuring Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue

Sunday, July 3 at Atlantic City’s Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

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Thursday, July 14 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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Dave Matthews Band

Wednesday, June 29 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Two-day pass for July 15-16 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Friday, July 15 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Saturday, July 16 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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The Weeknd’s “After Hours Til Dawn” Tour featuring Doja Cat

Saturday, July 16 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Backstreet Boys’ “DNA” World Tour

Thursday, July 14 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Tuesday, July 19 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill Tour”

Thursday, July 21 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Third Eye Blind’s “Summer Gods Tour” featuring Taking Back Sunday and Hockey Dad

Friday, July 22 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour

Saturday, July 23 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Sunday, July 24 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Saturday, July 30 at Etess Arena at Hard Rock and Hotel Casino

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Three-day pass for Aug. 5-7

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Friday, Aug. 5 at the Atlantic City Beach

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Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Atlantic City Beach

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Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Atlantic City Beach

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Alicia Keys’ “Alicia and Keys” World Tour

Saturday, Aug. 6 at Etess Arena at Hard Rock and Hotel Casino

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Lady Gaga’s “Chromatica Ball” Tour

Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 pm at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Tidalwave Festival featuring Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen and Dierks Bentley

Aug. 12-14 at Atlantic City’s Atlantic City Beach

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REO Speedwagon’s “Live and UnZoomed Tour” featuring Styx and Loverboy

Saturday, Aug. 13 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Saturday, Aug. 20 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Santana’s “Miraculous Supernatural Tour” featuring Earth Wind and Fire

Sunday, Aug. 14 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Pavilion

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Thursday, Aug. 18 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Imagine Dragons’ “Mercury World Tour” featuring Macklemore and Kings Elliot

Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Thursday, Aug. 18 at Holmdel’s PNC Bank Arts Center

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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 2022 World Tour featuring The Strokes and Thundercat

Wednesday, Aug. 17 at East Rutherford’s MetLife Stadium

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Zac Brown Band’s ‘Out In The Middle Tour’ featuring Robert Randolph

Friday, Aug. 26 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Daddy Yankee’s “La Ultima Vuelta” Tour

Thursday, Sept. 8 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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Nas and Wu Tang Clan’s “NY State Of Mind” Tour

Thursday, Sept. 8 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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Pearl Jam’s “Gigaton” Tour featuring Pluralone

Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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Sea.Hear.Now Festival featuring Stevie Nicks, Green Day and My Morning Jacket

Sept. 17-18 at Asbury Park’s Asbury Park Oceanfront

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My Chemical Romance’s “MCRXX 2022″ featuring Thursday, Midtown and Homeless Gospel Choir

Sept. 20 and 21 at Newark’s Prudential Center

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Outlaw Music Festival featuring Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, Larkin Poe and Brittney Spencer

Friday, Sept. 23 at Camden’s Waterfront Music Pavilion

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What was left off the list? Check out our page here for a closer look at everything coming to New Jersey in the coming months.

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Matt Levy covers the live entertainment industry, writing about upcoming concerts, festivals, shows and events. He can be reached at [email protected].

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