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10 concert tickets you should put on your Christmas list this year

There’s no better gift than getting to see your favorite artist live.

December 4, 2019
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There’s no better gift in the world than concert tickets to see one of your favorite bands live. With the holiday season approaching, it’s also a good time to start thinking about what you want to ask your friends and family for this year.

Luckily, many scene favorites such as Halsey, Billie Eilish and more are planning tours for the beginning of next year, right after the holidays end. 

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We’ve made a list of 10 concert tickets you should ask for Christmas this year. Not only will you be getting a gift you love, but you’ll also have shows to look forward to while winter comes to an end. Check out the list of gigs below.

1. Billie Eilish WHERE DO WE GO? world tour

Billie Eilish will be taking her highly acclaimed debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, on tour starting next year, and it’s sure to be a run not to miss. Fans literally broke Ticketmaster the first day that tickets went on sale, so seats for this would be the perfect gift to ask for this year. You can see the full list of dates here.

2. Halsey Manic world tour

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Halsey’s gearing up to drop her new album Manic in January and will hit the road to celebrate its release. The artist’s electric shows are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so it’d be a meaningful present to ask for this year. The tour starts in February and goes well into March, so check out the list of dates here and start dropping hints to your loved ones.

3. Danny Worsnop Live On Tour

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Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop announced a North American solo tour that will kick off at the beginning of 2020. It’s likely he will play songs from his genre-blending album Shades Of Blue, so this would definitely be a worthwhile show to hit up next year. Worsnop will be touring all of January, making it the perfect way to cure your post-holiday blues. You can see the list of dates here.

4. Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer

Arguably, the biggest tour of next year is already the Hella Mega Tour featuring Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer. With VIP tickets at what some fans are calling steep prices, it might be a good idea to put this on your Christmas list this year. Even though the shows aren’t until summer, it’ll give you something to look forward to while you wait for winter to end. You can see the full list of dates here.

5. Thrice Vheissu 15th anniversary tour

Thrice are celebrating the 15-year anniversary of their record Vheissu with a tour next year. mewithoutYou, Drug Church and Holy Fawn will be joining them on the run where they’ll play the album in full. Start off January the right way by jamming to some throwback Thrice tracks at a live gig. You can see the dates here.

6. iHeartRadio ALTer EGO concert

The lineup for next year’s iHeartRadio ALTer EGO concert includes Billie Eilish, blink-182 and more. This epic show should definitely be on your wishlist so you can rock out with some of the scene’s biggest bands at the Los Angeles Forum Jan. 18. Other artists playing at the event will be Rex Orange County, the Black Keys, the Lumineers and SHAED. You can find out more information here.

7. Queen and Adam Lambert Rhapsody tour

Queen and Adam Lambert will be touring Europe and the U.K. next spring for their first run on the continent since their biopic Bohemian Rhapsody debuted in theaters last year. Nothing screams “dream concert” like a Queen show honoring the iconic album, so you should definitely hope you find tickets to one of these shows under your tree this year. You can see the dates here

8. One of the festivals that Metallica are headlining

Metallica did something no one has ever done before—the veteran rock band have been announced to headline all five of the Danny Wimmer Presents hard-rock festivals in 2020. These five festivals are Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, Louder Than Life and Aftershock. Metallica will be performing two unique setlists at each event. These festivals are guaranteed to have stacked lineups outside of Metallica with Epicenter and Sonic Temple already revealing theirs, so hopefully someone who loves you will grant you with festival tickets this holiday season. You can find out more information here

9. Evanescence and Within Temptation’s Worlds Collide tour

Evanescence and Within Temptation are teaming up for a co-headlining tour that will take place in Europe next year. If you’ll be there this spring, you won’t want to miss one of these shows that will guarantee to have you singing and headbanging all night long. Find out the dates here

10. NF’s The Search tour

Next April, chart-topping rapper NF will embark on the second North American leg of The Search tour. There’s nothing better than having a few concerts to look forward to, so add this to your list and hope that someone in your family will buy you tickets for Christmas. Find the dates and more information There’s no better gift than getting to see your favorite artist live.

Which tour are you looking forward to in 2020? Let us know in the comments below.

Written by Alex Darus