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John Legend at Blossom Music Center

John Legend

EGOT holder and twelve-time Grammy award winner John Legend is hitting the road this year as he heads out on his 'Evening With John Legend' tour, he will be joined by full orchestra and gospel choir. You can expect to hear your favorite songs, with tracks like "All of Me", "Ordinary People" and "Green Light" in his back pocket, gear up for a night like no other with the "King of Valentine's Day".

Andre 3000 at Akron Civic Theatre

Andre 3000

Andr 3000, renowned for his infectious hip-hop style as part of Outkast, took a bold artistic turn in 2023 with the release of his debut solo album "New Blue Sun.". Moving away from groovy beats and emotional wordplay, Andre released an entirely instrumental album (featuring lots of flutes). Andre 3000 will be bringing the New Blue Sun to life with Carlos Nio, Nate Mercereau, Surya Botofasina, and Deantoni Parks.

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes at MGM Northfield Park

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes

It's Soultime! Southside Johnny, aka the grandfather of the New Jersey sound, is hitting the road with his ragtag group the Asbury Dukes, bringing the brass-heavy soul of the Jersy Shore along with them. The band has been grooving together in various forms since 1976 and are often mentioned in the same breath as Bruce Springsteen, who's performed with them on several occasions.

Tedeschi Trucks Band at Blossom Music Center

Tedeschi Trucks Band

The Grammy-winning husband and wife duo Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks are hitting the road. Comprised of slide guitar virtuoso Trucks, the feisty vocals of Tedeschi and a backing band of killer brass and rhythm section musicians, the Tedeschi Truck Band do southern-fried soul like no one else's business.

Xscape and SWV at Blossom Music Center

Xscape and SWV

The Queens of R&B are heading out to bless their subjects with their artistry on a co-headline tour this summer. Exuding their regal energy, Xscape and SWV are hitting venues up and down the States with support from bands 702, MYA, and Total. You've probably seen the headliners in their Bravo show, The Queens of R&B, but this is your chance to see royalty in the flesh!