Concerts are back and in a big way! If you’re ready to get back to your concert-going days then we have some good news for you. There are tons of shows to check out, featuring both local and global artists. Here are 10 live concerts that you can see in Washington this summer.


Another amazing local musician is DJ and producer Sango. We’ll bet that you’ve heard plenty of his catchy tunes and they’re guaranteed to remind you of pre-pandemic nights out. If you’re looking for a big pick-me-up to help you return to concert-going, this is definitely it.

When: July 10th
Where: 1303 NE 45th St
Cost: $25

Chastity Belt

Local music, local music, local music, we’re all about it! This band takes a humorous approach to feminine stereotypes and in their lyrics and is just all-around good music. Not to mention you really can’t go wrong with seeing them at one of Seattle’s OG concert venues.

When: July 23rd
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $21.25+

Tune-Yards with special guest Salami Rose Joe Louis

Tune-Yards is described as a music project and is one of those bands you might not have heard of but will definitely listen to after you do. Their poppy songs are hard to ignore and special guest Salami Rose Joe Louis has a soothing sound that’s sure to balance out the concert.

When: August 7th
Where: 1303 NE 45th Street
Cost: $28

Surfer Blood

If you’re into indie rock then chances are you know about indie rock band Surfer Blood. They’ve been around for a minute and have seen lots of ups and downs. So if you want some indie tunes in one of Seattle’s more unique venues you can check them out at Chop Suey this August.

When: August 13th
Where: 1325 E Madison
Cost: $15

Small Black

We’ll bet that you’ve heard Small Black’s catchy tunes before. The Brooklyn-based band has a catchy sound that’s sure to have you dancing along. If you’re looking for something feel-good to help you get back into concert-going this might just be it.

When: August 14th
Where: 5213 Ballard Avenue NW
Cost: $20

Related posts:
Seattle’s cost of living compared to the national average will shock you
Downtown Seattle will host a series of “Welcome Back Weeks” this July & September

Chateau Ste Michelle

Want a whole concert series? This summer head to Chateau Ste Michelle to enjoy wines from Washington’s oldest winery and tunes from Fitz & The Tantrums, Train, Chris Isaak, and more. It’s sure to be an unforgettable summer experience that will have you coming back time and time again.

When: August 20th-September 19th
Where: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA
Cost: Varies by artist

Celine Dion: Courage World Tour

How could we not throw Celine Dion on this list? We’ve never seen her live but we can’t really imagine a more epic concert to return to concert-going with. After all, there’s probably nothing quite like seeing “My Heart Will Go On” performed live.

When: August 26th
Where: 2727 E D St
Cost: $50.50+

ALICIA The World Tour

Alicia Keys is back and better than ever with her 2021 world tour. Whether you’re a current fan or have loving nostalgia for her old hits, we think this is a perfect cap for summer. After all,  she’s easily one of the most beloved living R&B artists. So why not see her in concert?

When: August 29th
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $79.50+


If you like Latin pop and/or reggaeton then you definitely know who Maluma is. This concert is pretty much guaranteed to put you in a good mood. And it’ll also probably give you some flashbacks to clubbing. You could probably use both of those things so considering giving this concert a go.

When: September 18th
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $90.50+


Nothing quite like Nu Metal to help you cap summer. Deftones might not be for everyone but it’s undeniably catchy music. These giants will be taking over WAMU Theatre and will probably give you one of the better concerts you’ve seen.

When: September 21st
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $51