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5 of the Best R&B Concerts to See in 2022

R&B Concerts 2022

R&B means rhythm and blues, which is a genre that goes as far back as the 1940s. Today, R&B is still a popular genre of music worldwide, and if you enjoy live concerts and R&B, then you have to try and get to one of these best R&B concerts in 2022. Here is a short list of some of the most popular concerts of this genre for the remainder of 2022.

1. Alicia Keys – August 2022

Alicia Keys will be performing in many states in the U.S. from August through to September 24, so make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible if you are a fan. With hits like “Falling,” “Girl on Fire” and “No One,” her concerts are spectacular, and you are guaranteed to have a night to remember with this R&B legend.

With a jam-packed tour schedule, you will find a venue near you, as some of the areas she will be performing in are Philadelphia, New York, Cleveland, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, all the way to Florida and Nashville.

Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster from anywhere between $100 to $1,500 depending on the venue and the seats you prefer.

2. Diana Ross – September 2022

The iconic singer and actress Diana Ross is known for being the lead singer of The Supremes back in the 60s and has been with us for over six decades. She still delivers at the age of 78. This is an act that can’t be missed if you love R&B.

At her age, Diana Ross still looks youthful and has proudly done her own hair and makeup throughout the years. She has qualified as a diva and she will entertain you to no end on her latest tour that spans from Boston, Atlantic City, New York through to Las Vegas where she will be doing six shows at the Encore Theater.

The tour starts at the beginning of September with her final show being in Las Vegas on October 1. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster from $56 up to around $400 depending on the venue and the seat.

3. Mary J. Blige – October 2022

Another icon in the R&B music industry is Grammy Award-winning singer Mary J. Blige. She is not only a singer but also an inspiring songwriter, actress, producer and philanthropist. Often referred to as the queen of hip-hop soul, she has eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations and two Golden Globe Awards. She has gained a massive following of fans and sold over 50 million albums to date. Her U.S. tour stretches from September 17 until October 29, and she is performing in 20 States.

You can get your ticket on Ticketmaster from $58 to $900 for a front-row seat.

4. The Commodores – November 2022

Motown legends for over three decades, the Grammy Award-winning Commodores will be performing their soulful tunes on November 10 at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley, Idaho. The group formed during their college days in 1968, and with 15 studio albums to date they continue to put out new, quality work, keeping their fans happy as they progress with the times.

You can catch their concert for only $50 online on the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel website.

5. The Weeknd – September 2022

The Weeknd sometimes crosses genre barriers, but he certainly has a modern and alternative R&B sound. He has become a household name, bringing his unique sound into just about every home in the Western world.

Canadian-born artist, The Weeknd – which is his stage name – is known for his darker lyrics but he has made an imprint in the music industry with three Grammy Awards, four number-one Billboard Hits and five studio albums to boot. He is most famous for his hit singles “Can’t Feel My Face,” “Blinding Lights” and “Starboy.”

Some of his events are taking place in Inglewood, Las Vegas, Miami, Tampa and Florida among other places from the beginning of August until September 3.

Tickets can be bought at Ticketmaster from around $25 up to $300.