It's summertime and that means lots of concerts in Tampa Bay in 2018. This really IS quite the summer showcase coming for with these summer concerts in Tampa Bay!

Here's a list of all the major concerts in Tampa Bay this summer, and there's plenty of diversity for every kind of music fan! With so many venues in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and more, you'll find plenty of places to see a show from both local and national acts.

Concerts in May in Tampa Bay

Queens of the Stone Age, Mahaffey Theater, May 2nd.

Halftime Music Festival feat. Snoop Dogg & T.I., Raymond James Stadium, May 5th

Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell TourMIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, May 5th

Alan Jackson Honky Tonk Highway Tour, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, May 11th

Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, May 14th

Justin Timberlake & The Shadowboxers, Amalie Arena, May 15th

Kendrick Lamar, The Championship Tour, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, May 22nd

Sunset Music Festival, Raymond James Stadium, May 26th-27th

Probably not a lot of crossover between Snoop & Skynyrd, but between those two shows and Cinco de Mayo there will be plenty of traffic in Tampa that day. The Amphitheatre is the place to be this summer, especially when the weather holds up: And Justin “JT” Timberlake is bringing sexy back to Tampa at Amalie Arena right in what is hopefully the middle of a Tampa Bay Lightning playoff run!

Concerts in June in Tampa Bay

Shania Twain, Amalie Arena, June 2nd

Royal BloodJannus Live, June 12th

Maroon 5, Amalie Arena, June 16th

Styx, Joan Jett, Tesla, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, June 17th

Hall & Oates, Amalie Arena, June 22nd

Black Dahlia Murder, Jannus Live, June 22nd

Weezer & The Pixies, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, June 23rd

What Makes You Country Tour w/Luke Bryan, Sam HuntRaymond James Stadium, June 23rd

Poison & Pop EvilAl Lang Stadium, June 29th

Donnie & Marie OsmondMahaffey Theater, June 29th

Thirty Seconds To Mars, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, June 30th

Culture Club & The B-52sUSF Sun Dome, June 30th

With Styx, Joan Jett, and Hall and Oates, there's plenty of opportunity to see the best of the past hit the stage in June. And you want musical diversity? How's Poison and Donnie and Marie playing within blocks of each other at the same time!! Guaranteed to be “Nothin’ But A Good Time!” (Sorry, I had to!) Who's up for a doubleheader? And I've really enjoyed Thirty Seconds to Mars... whether you like him as an actor or not, Jared Leto is mesmerizing to watch as a frontman.

Concerts in July in Tampa Bay

Chris BrownMIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, July 6th

Coheed and Cabria w/ Taking Back Sunday, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, July 7th

Erasure: World Be Gone TourMahaffey Theater, July 7th

Rock and Roll Express Tour: 3 Doors Down, Collective Soul, Soul AsylumAl Lang Stadium, July 11th

Sam SmithAmalie Arena, July 13th

Rascal Flatts, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, July 20th

REO Speedwagon, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, July 21st

Dave Matthews Band, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, July 25th

Smashing Pumpkins, Amalie Arena, July 25th

Counting Crows & LIVEAl Lang Stadium, July 31st

If you're a member of Generation X, start saving your pennies now: you'll be closing out July with Mellon Colline and The Infinite Sadness if you miss these shows. DMB and the Pumpkins on the same night will force your friends from college to choose between flannel and acoustic, and the Crows and LIVE should rock out pretty hard to finish July. 

Concerts in August in Tampa Bay

Panic At The Disco, Amalie Arena, August 1

Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 3

Vans Warped Tour, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 4

Kesha & Macklemore, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 5

Pentatonix, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 9

Imagine Dragons, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 10

Five Finger Death Punch w/ Breaking Benjamin, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 11

Taylor Swift, Raymond James Stadium, August 14

Lindsay Stirling and Evanescence, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 17

Journey and Def Leppard, Amalie Arena, August 18

Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 26

Charlie Puth and Hailee Steinfeld, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, August 31

WHEW! It's going to be a great summer for concerts in Tampa! But at the outdoor venues keep in mind we also have hurricane season and humidity to deal with at times, so be sure to dress comfy and be ready for rain checks and refunds if necessary. This will be an extremely busy summer for Tampa Bay concerts. Musically speaking we have no shortage of entertainment, and the artists cover every part of the genre spectrum. Click on any of the links for further information on all the shows mentioned, including where to get tickets for concerts in Tampa Bay and beyond, and have a magical musical summer!!

A study in Australia showed that going to concerts regularly ensures a happier life. Another study done in the UK showed that regular attendance to concerts can increase your life span by up to nine years! So take care of yourself, and head out and listen to all kinds of music concerts in Tampa Bay this summer!

For more info on events in our area, like all the Tampa concerts listed above, there's only one place to turn: 813area! And be sure to register to get the best conent, it's all free!