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

The most popular concert tickets, tour stops, and artists around the country, based on SeatGeek data through Wednesday, October 23rd.

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

1. Post Malone (Rank last week: 1)

Post Malone is currently on the road in support of his latest album, Hollywood’s Bleeding. Dubbed the “Runaway Tour,” you can catch him this Friday at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL. He’ll be joined by Swae Lee who is on tap as tour support.

2. Jonas Brothers (Rank last week: 4)

The JoBros are still working their way through the “Happiness Begins” tour, with dates scheduled from now through the end of the year (followed by a run overseas). They also recently announced that they’ll be on the lineup for several stops of this year’s iHeart Radio’s Jingle Ball.

3. Taylor Swift (Rank last week: 3)

Swifties are abuzz with excitement as tickets for Taylor’s “Lover Fest East” and “Lover Fest West” went on sale earlier this month. The festivals are currently one of four US performances on her “Lover Tour,” and will take place at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA and at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA.

4. Billie Eilish (Rank last week: 2)

Besides an upcoming performance in Mexico City, Billie Eilish fans will not be able to see the alt-pop star live until her spring 2020 “Where Do We Go? World Tour.” Said tour kicks off on March 9 in Miami at the American Airlines Arena, with dates running through mid-April.

5. Luke Combs (Rank last week: 5)

Luke Combs is having a stellar year. Not only is he still in the midst of his uber successful “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour,” but he also made waves last month with the announcement of the “What You See is What You Get Tour” slated for 2020.


SeatGeek “Rising” Artists and Festivals

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

1. The Misfits +245%

The original Misfits lineup took the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City last weekend, along with opening support from a few little bands called Rancid and The Damned (ever heard of ‘em?) Now that the band is reunited, fans have heard whispers of an upcoming Philly show. Keep your eyes and ears peeled.

2. We Can Survive +166%

This cancer benefit took place last week and featured performances by Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers. While it’s too late to attend this year’s festivities, it’s never too late to start planning for the 2020 edition.

3. Marc Anthony: +160%

Marc Anthony has just added 16 dates to his “Opus Tour.” The new dates will see him in North Carolina, Washington DC and Florida to name a few, although you can see him on tour currently when he performs throughout the East Coast in the coming weeks.

4. Alessia Cara: +142%

Alessia Cara’s “The Pains of Growing Tour” kicked off earlier this week, with upcoming dates in Indianapolis, Chicago, Portland, Los Angeles and more. Catch her this Friday at The Fillmore in Philly and at The Anthem in DC on Saturday.

5. Powerhouse: +128%

Set to take place at the Prudential Center in New Jersey this Saturday, Powerhouse 2019 will feature performances from Migos, Meek Mill, Lil Baby, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Da Baby, Davido Megan thee Stallion and more.


Most Popular Upcoming Tour Stops and Festivals

Upcoming Week, Based on SeatGeek Ticket Sales

The King of New York is still holding strong to his title, with Billy Joel’s upcoming Madison Square Garden show topping the list of most popular concert events this week. His red headed counterpart, Sir Elton John, will be busy gracing the Midwest and South with his presence this weekend, performing at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville days later.

Speaking of the Bridgestone Arena, the beloved Kacey Musgraves will be taking her country-pop stylings there on Friday for a hometown performance of epic proportions. Post Malone is also still making waves across the country, as his “Runaway Tour” continues to make stops at major cities–this weekend it’s Tampa and San Antonio. Also on this week’s list: Fleetwood Mac in Boston, Bob Seger–also in Boston, and Luke Combs at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.