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25 must-see concerts in Louisville in 2024

Mark your calendar for these highly anticipated concerts and music festivals coming to Louisvillle in 2024.

A photo of Bob Dylan singing at The White House in 2010.

Louisville is Bob Dylan’s only stop in Kentucky for his tour in 2024.

Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Wikimedia Commons

It’s always special when your favorite artist releases new music, but nothing compares to watching them perform live.

Although concert announcements are still dropping every day, this year’s slate already appears to rival last year with colossal pop, rock, R&B, and country tours on the horizon.

Here is a list of some of the most anticipated concerts and music festivals that are sure to be hot ticket events across the Louisville metro area.

Winter

Sam Hunt: “Outskirts Tour 2024" | Enjoy a lively show by this award-winning country music artist.

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 23
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

Blackberry Smoke: “Be Right Here Tour” | The country rock band will be joined by special guest Austin Meade.

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 24
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

Journey: “Freedom Tour 2024" | TOTO will be this legendary American rock band’s special guest.

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 24
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

Greensky Bluegrass | Fans can enjoy an upbeat set from this five-piece bluegrass jam band.

  • Date: Thursday, March 7
  • Venue: Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

Casting Crowns | This contemporary Christian rock band will perform hits like “Who Am I” and “Just Be Held.”

  • Date: Thursday, March 14
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

March Music Madness | Enjoy Louisville Orchestra’s performance of popular sports tunes and anthems.

  • Date: Saturday, March 16
  • Venue: Whitney Hall

Bob Dylan | See this world famous singer-songwriter perform hits like “Blowin’ In The Wind” and “Like a Rolling Stone.”

  • Dates: Saturday, March 23 + Sunday, March 24
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

ONEUS 2nd WORLD TOUR: “La Dolce Vita” | This five-member South Korean boy band is bringing 11 shows to the US.

  • Date: Thursday, March 28
  • Venue: Louisville Palace
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AJR’s four-month tour will make stops in Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, and more.

Photo by Elsi Delgado via Wikimedia Commons

Spring

AJR: “The Maybe Man Tour” | See this American indie pop band perform tracks from its latest album “The Maybe Man.”

  • Date: Saturday, April 13
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

Wayne Newton: “Up Close & Personal” | “Mr. Las Vegas” will woo fans with performances of hit songs like “Danke Schoen.”

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

Celtic Woman: “20th Anniversary Tour” | This Grammy-nominated, all-female ensemble provides a performance of both traditional and contemporary Irish songs.

  • Date: Thursday, April 18
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

Ashley McBryde: “The Devil I Know Tour” | Fans can also enjoy a performance by special guest Bella White.

  • Date: Friday, April 19
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

Bad Bunny: “Most Wanted Tour” | See this Grammy Award-winning Puerto Rican rapper and singer perform hits like “WHERE SHE GO” and “MONACO.”

  • Date: Monday, April 22
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

An Evening with Patti LaBelle | The “Godmother of Soul” is bringing her powerful pipes to Derby City.

  • Date: Friday, May 10
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

Old Crow Medicine Show | See the Grammy Award-winning Americana band behind the song “Wagon Wheel.”

  • Date: Friday, May 10
  • Venue: Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

Greta Van Fleet: “Starcatcher World Tour” | This popular American rock band will be joined by special guest Geese.

  • Date: Thursday, May 16
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

Heart: “The Royal Flush 2024 Tour” | See this band’s iconic hits like “Barracuda” and “Alone” performed live.

  • Date: Saturday, May 18
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

Chicago | Sing along to “If You Leave Me Now” and other hits from this Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winning band.

  • Date: Friday, May 24
  • Venue: Louisville Palace

The Allman Betts Band | Rock the night away with this band that includes sons of three founding members of the Allman Brothers Band.

  • Date: Wednesday, May 29
  • Venue: Mercury Ballroom

Summer

Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind, & Fire: “Sing A Song All Night Long” | Fans will be able to sing and dance along to hits from these musical greats.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 12
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center

CeeLo Green | This five-time Grammy Award-winning rapper + singer is loved for hits like “Crazy” and “Fool For You.”

  • Date: Friday, June 28
  • Venue: The Amp at Log Still

Travis Tritt | The country music artist is bringing his “Solo Acoustic Tour” to Derby City.

  • Date: Saturday, July 20
  • Venue: The Amp at Log Still

Alabama | Sing along to hits like “Song of the South” and “I’m in a Hurry (And Don’t Know Why).”

  • Date: Saturday, July 27
  • Venue: The Amp at Log Still

Fall

Bourbon & Beyond Festival | Enjoy a bourbon, food, and music festival with performance by Zach Bryan, Dave Mathews Band, Tyler Childers, My Morning Jacket, and more.

  • Dates: Thursday, Sept. 19-Sunday, Sept. 22
  • Venue: Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center

Louder Than Life Festival | In 2023, this festival featured performances by Foo Fighters, Green Day, Flogging Molly, and more.

  • Dates: Thursday, Sept. 26-Sunday, Sept. 29
  • Venue: Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Exposition Center
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