The Week’s Top U.S. Festivals & Tours, Presented by SeatGeek

The most popular concert tickets, tour stops, and artists around the country, through Wednesday, June 12.

Welcome to our weekly report on the world of live music, based on exclusive data from SeatGeek, a ticketing platform that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. Read on for insights into the most popular artists and festivals from the prior and upcoming weeks.

Most Popular Artists and Festivals

Past Week, Based on SeatGeek Web Traffic

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1. Tyler, The Creator (Rank last week: 9)

Tyler nabs the top spot this week with continued momentum behind his new album IGOR and upcoming tour alongside GoldLink, Jaden Smith, and Blood Orange that begins this fall.

2. Billie Eilish (Rank last week: 1)

A consistent member of this list, it doesn’t look like Billie Eilish will be outside of the top ten until her tour ends in July.

3. Ariana Grande (Rank last week: 2)

A top-three fixture so far this summer, Ariana Grande continues her Sweetener World Tour with a long stay in New York, where she will play two shows each at Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden.

4. Jonas Brothers (Rank last week: 4)

Nick, Joe, and Kevin retain their top five spot this week after releasing their fifth studio album, Happiness Begins, on Friday June 7th. Their supporting tour starts on August 7th in Miami.

5. Khalid (Rank last week: 4)

Khalid’s Free Spirit Tour remains one of the hottest of the summer, with upcoming shows out West in Glendale, Las Vegas, and San Diego.


“Rising” Artists and Festivals

Past Week, Based on the Percent Increase in SeatGeek Web Traffic

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1. Chris Brown: +373%

Chris Brown recently announced his 2019 INDIGOAT TOUR that will kick off this summer and feature Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Joyner Lucas and Yella Breezy. The R&B star also released a new single with Drake, titled “No Guidance.”

2. Tyler, The Creator: +234%

On the heels of what is shaping up to be one of the most popular and celebrated albums of the year, Tyler’s IGOR Tour continues to see strong ticket demand in advance of its kickoff in September.

3. Cardi B: +186%

Though some Cardi B dates were recently postponed, the rapper has a heavy touring schedule planned through the fall, including a number of festival appearances at the likes of Bonnaroo and Made in America.

4. Wallows: +176%

The indie rock band from Los Angeles — which includes “13 Reasons Why” star Dylan Minnette — announced tour dates to support their debut album, Nothing Happens.

5. O.A.R.: +150%

Longtime rockers O.A.R. kicked off their most recent tour on June 6th in Holmdel, NJ. The band will play shows across the country through August.


Most Popular Upcoming Tour Stops and Festivals

Upcoming Week, Based on SeatGeek Ticket Sales

Paul McCartney tops the list of popular upcoming shows this week, ahead of Ariana Grande’s stops in New York and Billie Eilish’s east coast performances. Dead & Company at Wrigley Field has become a consistently hot summer ticket year after year.