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10 big ticket summer concerts in Toronto for 2017

Big ticket concerts in Toronto this summer are no joke. Some of the biggest bands and pop stars on the planet are rolling through the city, both indoors and out, to remind us we're alive and to have a good time.

Be sure to check for tickets early, as these shows are already selling out fast.

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    • June 23
      U2 celebrate the birth and life of their 1987 masterpiece album with a massive world tour because, why not? The band intends to play The Joshua Tree in its entirety on each date of the tour.
      Rogers Centre
    • June 24
      These hometown heroes are back in the city for a great big, outdoor show. Arkells and July Talk will help you usher in summer with their feel good rock vibes. You can also expect a bunch of special guests.
      Budweiser Stage
    • July 5
      Bob Dylan is releasing a massive three-part album of classic American songs called Triplicate at the end of March and to show you he's still got it, he's setting out on a huge tour with one epic Toronto stop.
      Air Canada Centre
    • July 7
      Hopefully Ed Sheeran doesn't lose his voice when he finally hits up the ACC on his 48 date summer tour. So many pop hits, so many emotions, so many sing-alongs... this will be a great night of pop.
      Air Canada Centre
    • July 16
      Metallica have a new record out called Self-Destruct and they're stopping at the monstrous Rogers Centre to show you how loud they still are. Look forward to a lot of head banging and on-stage explosions.
      Rogers Centre
    • July 18
      One of the biggest UK bands of all time hits Toronto with their Drones world tour. While it's in support of their 2015 album of the same name, Canada hasn't seen them for a while. Thirty Seconds to Mars open the show.
      Budweiser Stage
    • July 28
      J Cole's 50 date tour will take him all the way to Australia and back to Toronto to perform hits and tunes from his latest record. It's a great album, so this should be a fun time live... who knows what Toronto friends he'll bring out.
      Air Canada Centre
    • August 21
      Coldplay are like this massive rock machine that just won't stop. Just when the world thought things were fizzling out, they returned with their latest and keep releasing hits. Their live shows are explosions of colour and sound.
      Rogers Centre
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