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, December 18th.

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

Seatgeek Latest Ranking1. Harry Styles (Rank last week: 4)

Harry Styles has a busy 2020. The former One Direction frontman is hitting the road next year for the “Love On Tour” trek, which will feature Jenny Lewis and King Princess as openers. The North American leg kicks off on June 26 in Philadelphia.

2. Motley Crue (Rank last week: 1)

Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett are hitting the road next year for an epic stadium tour. Catch them starting in Miami at the Hard Rock Stadium on July 7 through September 5 at the SoFi Stadium.

3. Post Malone (Rank last week: 2)

Post Malone is as popular as ever due to his new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, and his current “Runaway Tour.” He recently added dates to the trek, which will pick back up in February 2020. It is currently slated to run through June 25 in Salt Lake City at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.

4. Luke Combs (Rank last week: 3)

Luke Combs is still on the road for his “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour,” but he also made waves earlier this fall with the announcement of the “What You See is What You Get Tour” slated for 2020. Combs also dropped the official What You See is What You Get album earlier this year.

5. Billie Eilish (Rank last week: 6)

Besides a January 18 performance at iHeartRadio’s ALTer Ego festival, held at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, fans won’t be able to catch Billie Eilish live until her “Where Do We Go? Tour” kicks off in March.


SeatGeek “Rising” Artists and Festivals

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

Traffic Increase1. Thomas Rhett +532%

Country superstar Thomas Rhett will spend the entire summer on the road. The Center Point Road tour will run from May to late August with support from Cole Swindell and Hardy. The tour starts at the Bank of NH Pavilion in Gilford, NH on May 29.

2. Rolling Loud Festival +282%

Rolling Loud Festival took place at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles last weekend. It featured headlining performances by Chance the Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, Future and Meek Mill.

3. Young Jeezy: +238%

Jeezy has had a great year. In August he released his ninth and allegedly final album, TM104: The Legend of the Snowman. Earlier this week, he and his girlfriend Jeannie Mai broke the Internet with discussions of their-ahem-love life.

4. CRSSD Festival: +204%

The lineup for the 2020 CRSSD Festival has been announced. Held on March 7 and 8 in Waterfront Park, San Diego, headliners include Gesaffelstein, Chris Lake, Carl Cox, and RUFUS DU SOL.

5. The Misfits: +184%

The Misfits reunited over the weekend for a performance at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly. This isn’t the first time the group has come together for concerts this year-back in October they took the stage at Madison Square Garden in NYC.


Most Popular Upcoming Tour Stops and Festivals

Upcoming Week, Based on SeatGeek Ticket Sales

Ariana Grande leads the charge this week, with two major performances at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on the 21st and 22nd of December. ‘Tis the season for Trans-Siberian Orchestra, with popular shows happening in Dallas and Houston on Saturday and Sunday. Jingle Ball is also still happening, with a Friday night performance in Atlanta a the State Farm Arena.

Everybody’s favorite vocal group, Pentatonix, will take the stage for a two-night run in Grand Prairie, TX at the Verizon Theatre on Sunday and Monday. Cher is also performing a rare one-off performance at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX on Thursday.