8 New York Winter Concerts Not to Miss

The winter may prevent certain fun activities, but singing along to your favorite musician in a packed stadium isn’t one of them. This season, tons of famous acts are heading on tour and, of course, making a stop (or a few) in New York. Rock and roll at these can’t miss New York winter concerts.

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Billy Joel
Madison Square Garden, Jan. 11 (8pm), Feb. 22 (8pm), March 3 (8pm)

Billy Joel Concert

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The Piano Man, who holds the record for most performances in MSG, is sure to get the crowd pumping with his beloved hits, which tend to strike a chord with Long Islanders. Go

Kings of Leon
Madison Square Garden, Jan. 20 (8pm)

To promote its seventh studio album Walls, Kings of Leon is hitting the road. Consider the 10-show tour something of a victory lap as well. Walls, a follow up to 2013’s Mechanical Bull, is the band’s first album to go No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Go

The Lumineers
Madison Square Garden, Feb. 2 (7:30pm), Feb. 8 (7:30pm)

The famous trio from Denver, comprised of Wesley Schultz, Jeremiah Fraites and Neyla Pekarek, is currently on the Cleopatra World Tour named after its second full-length album. Go

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Madison Square Garden, Feb. 15 (7:30pm), Feb. 17 (8pm) & Feb. 18 (8pm)

Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Don’t miss Anthony Kiedis and the band when the legendary group makes its way to New York for a stop on its lengthy 2017 tour. For every ticket purchased, fans also get a copy of the band’s 11th studio album, The Getaway. Not a bad deal! Go

Beth Hart
The Space at Westbury, Feb. 19 (8pm)

This Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter is on tour several months after releasing her latest studio album, Fire On The Floor. (The record will be released in the US on Feb. 3.) Go

Steve Hackett
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Feb. 23 (8pm)

It’s been 40 years since Genesis released its eighth studio album Wind & Wuthering and Steve Hackett is making sure to celebrate. The rocker will hit the stage to perform songs from the album and more hits. Go

Luke Bryan
Madison Square Garden, March 1 (7pm)

Luke Bryan

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A little bit of Nashville is coming to New York when one of country music’s biggest stars hits the famous stage. Be there as he sings his many hits, including “Drunk on You” and “Crash My Party.” Go

Eric Clapton
Madison Square Garden, March 19-March 20 (8pm)

There’s nothing like watching a legend on stage. Head to MSG to see this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer jam on his guitar and sing his heart out. Go

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