Summer is in full swing, which means one thing here at SPIN: it's time for some live music. Artists of all types -- young divas to classic rockers, punks, rappers, and beyond -- are packing up their gear and hitting the road. And this season is shaping up to become one of the best in recent memory.
Here, SPIN picks the summer's must-see shows, digging up the essential info so you can pick your ultimate live experience, whether it's a head-banging metal show or a good times hippy jam fest. Read on, Rock on!
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »