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Summer 2013 Concerts: An early look

Written by Scott Mervis on .

funGrammy-winning fun.It's February and it's freezing, but already the spring/summer outdoor calendar is getting filled.
 
There are a dozen shows announced for the First Niagara Pavilion so far (seven of them country), to go with two stadium shows and a Stage AE lineup that will probably exceed 30 events.
 
On the stadium level, we're still waiting to hear about the rumored Justin Timberlake/Jay-Z tour and what the Stones are going to do.
 
Here is what we know so far:
 
FIRST NIAGARA PAVILION
May 18: Tim McGraw/Brantley Gilbert/Love and Theft
May 19: Styx/REO Speedwagon/Ted Nugent
May 31: Dave Matthews Band
June 1: Brad Paisley/Chris Young/Lee Brice
June 15: Toby Keith
July 12: Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest
July 17: Vans Warped Tour
July 18: Jimmy Buffett
Aug. 2: Blake Shelton/Easton Corbin
Aug. 16: Jason Aldean
Sept. 13: Keith Urban
Sept. 28: Brad Paisley
 
STAGE AE
May 21: Fall Out Boy (sold out)
June 12: Of Monsters and Men
July 13: Belle & Sebastian/Yo La Tengo
July 18: Fun. (sold out)
 
HEINZ FIELD
June 22: Kenny Chesney/Eric Church/Eli Young Band/Kacey Musgraves
July 6: Taylor Swift/Ed Sheeran

CONSOL ENERGY CENTER (indoor but big)
March 31:
Green Day
April 6: Eric Clapton
April 19: Barry Manilow
April 26: Fleetwood Mac
April 30: Black Keys/Flaming Lips
June 11: New Kids on the Block/98 Degrees/Boyz II Men
July 2: Bruno Mars/Ellie Goulding
July 8: One Direction (sold out)

 

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