It’s been a long time coming, but concerts are back on! If you’re a fan of live music, you’re probably eager to see your favorite bands and artists take the stage once more after a long hiatus. Concert venues have been preparing for this long-awaited moment, and we’re here to give you the inside scoop on jumping right back into the music scene.
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What concerts are coming up at Camping World Stadium?
Camping World Stadium is home to world-class events. Owned and operated by the city of Orlando, the stadium first opened its doors in 1936. With a seating capacity of over 60,000, the newly renovated stadium houses some of the biggest events in Central Florida. At this historic venue, visitors can attend a wide variety of games and performances, many of which are hosted by Florida Citrus Sports. Past concerts at Camping World Stadium include Metallica, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Eagles, Jimmy Buffet, Guns and Roses, and many other top artists.
We’ll update this as we know more but here are some of the upcoming concerts being held at Camping World Stadium:
Billy Joel: March 12, 2022
Music sensation Billy Joel will arrive at Camping World Stadium in the spring of 2022. The “Piano Man” has played in Orlando many times in the past, but this year, Camping World Stadium is pleased to welcome Billy Joel directly to its incredible arena. With more than 150 million records sold, Billy Joel is known as one of the most popular musicians in the world. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his artistic excellence and contributions to music, including 33 Top 40 hits and 23 Grammy nominations. A famous New Yorker, Billy Joel was the first musical franchise to join Madison Square Gardens in 2013, joining the ranks of the New York Knicks and the Rangers.
Billy Joel is a three-time Hall of Famer, with inductions to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006.Fans of Billy Joel attending the event will likely get to hear some of his most popular tunes, including “Uptown Girl” and “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” among many of his other worldwide hits. Be sure to grab your tickets soon, as this highly-anticipated event will likely sell out.
Garth Brooks: March 26, 2022
Garth Brooks, the number one-selling solo artist in U.S. history, is set for an in-the-round concert at Orlando’s Camping World Stadium on Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. This will be Garth’s first time at Camping World Stadium and his first time in Orlando in over five years. The show will also be his only stadium tour appearance in the state of Florida.
In March 2019, Brooks launched The Stadium Tour, which has broken stadium attendance records at every stop on the tour thus far. At the end of last year, Pollstar announced The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour was the best-selling country music tour of 2019. In 2017, Brooks finished the three-and-a-half-year long Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour sold over 6.3 million tickets, making it the biggest North American tour in history and the biggest American tour in the world.
Tickets for the event are on sale now, so be sure to get yours soon as tickets to see the record-setting artist don’t last long.
Paul McCartney: May 28, 2022
Sir Paul McCartney will make his long-awaited return to Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Saturday, May 28, 2022. It will be the legendary artist’s first show in Orlando in almost a decade and first at Camping World Stadium since he brought his New World Tour to the stadium in 1993.
Following more than a year of speculation, Paul McCartney announced the GOT BACK Tour, a 13-city return to U.S. stages, kicking off April 28 with his first-ever show in Spokane, WA and running through to June 16 in East Rutherford, NJ.
The GOT BACK Tour will mark McCartney’s first series of live shows since his Freshen Up Tour wrapped in July 2019. With songs like “Hey Jude” “Live and Let Die,” “Band on the Run,” “Let It Be” and so many more, the McCartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a rock show. Expect hours of the greatest moments from the last 60 years of music—dozens of songs from McCartney’s solo work, Wings, and of course, Beatles catalogs, which have formed the soundtracks of our lives.
Tickets for McCartney’s long-awaited return are sure to go fast, so don’t wait too long to secure your tickets for the show!
Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe with Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: June 19, 2022
A star-studded event featuring musical legends Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be ready to rock the arena at Camping World Stadium to kick off the summer season of 2022. A rescheduled event from 2021, fans will get another chance to see this powerful lineup of 80s rock and roll greats, with tickets on sale now.
Mötley Crüe, founded by Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and lead singer Vince Neil, started in the music scene nearly 40 years ago with their brash sound of heavy metal and hard rock. The band reached fame with hit singles like “Kickstart My Heart” and “Dr. Feelgood.” After recent years of inactivity, Mötley Crüe released four new singles in 2019 to accompany their new Netflix documentary, giving fans hope for more to come from the band. This concert will be Mötley Crüe’s first reappearance since their last show on New Year’s Eve in 2015. The band has sold over 100 million records worldwide, reaching platinum and multi-platinum certification seven times.
Joining Mötley Crüe is the 80s hair band Poison, famously led by frontman Brett Michaels alongside C.C, DeVille, Bobby Dall, and Rikki Rockett. Known for their glam metal subgenre, Poison has survived every new wave of rock and roll, staying true to their roots, releasing seven studio albums since 1986. In 1991, the band was nominated for American Music Awards for both Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album. Their last appearance together was in 2018. The 2022 concert will give Poison fans another opportunity to hear classics like “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” along with other chart-topping singles.
Rounding out the lineup is Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. Frontwoman Joan Jett is known for being one of the most influential women in rock and roll history, starting her musical fame with The Runaways. Considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Joan Jett’s original, unapologetic sound resulted in many billboard hits, including “I Love Rock N’ Roll” and “I Hate Myself For Loving You.” Honoring the band’s pivotal role in music history, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
Bad Bunny’s World’s Hottest Tour: August 5, 2022
Bad Bunny takes the stage for his first Orlando stadium show on August 5, bringing the heat to Camping World Stadium for a Friday night party you won’t want to miss!
It’s undeniable that Bad Bunny is one of the hottest Latin trap stars of our time, and the numbers prove it. As of 2018, the Puerto Rican vocalist boasts 7 billion streams on YouTube, making him one of the top three artists dominating the platform. And that’s before releasing his first proper full-length album X100PRE, which dropped on December 24, 2021.
Proclaimed by Spotify as the most listened-to artist in the world consecutively since 2020, Bad Bunny has distinguished himself for his revolutionary moves that constantly impact the music industry. Grab your seats now to see one of music’s hottest artists open his first stadium tour at Camping World Stadium.
Red Hot Chili Peppers World Tour with The Strokes and Thundercat: September 15, 2022
If you’re looking for a night of funky dance and rock and roll fun, this lineup is one of the can’t-miss events of 2022. Headlining the stage is none other than The Red Hot Chili Peppers, joined by alt-rock favorites The Strokes and the enigmatic Thundercat.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are back for their world tour in 2022, including September’s event at Camping World Stadium. The iconic Los Angeles band recently reunited long-time members Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante after a revolving door of various drummers and guitarists over the past 30 years. The band rose to prominence in the 90s with their first commercially successful album, “Blood Sugar Sex Magik,” including rock anthems “Under the Bridge” and “Give It Away.” Evolving their musical style through punk, funk, psychedelic, and alternative rock, the Chili Peppers subsequently released critically acclaimed albums “Californication,” “By The Way,” and “Stadium Arcadium.” The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
Joining the Red Hot Chili Peppers is indie rock band, The Strokes, whose hit singles include “Last Night” and “Someday.” An essential sound in the 00s alternative rock revival, The Strokes offer a unique blend of melodic tunes and catchy lyrics. Their music quickly became a hit on indie charts, earning them various awards, including their most recent Grammy win in 2021 for BestRock Album. The Strokes have sold over 5 million records and shared the stage with other legendary rock bands, including The Rolling Stones and The White Stripes.
Stephen Lee Bruner, better known as award-winning Thundercat, completes the lineup with his funky bass guitar sound. Known for his hit singles “Them Changes” and “Funny Thing,” Thundercat has won two Grammy awards for Best Rap Performance in 2016 and Best Progressive R&B Album in 2021. He has collaborated with an endless list of artists, including Kendrick Lamar, Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Pharrell Williams, and Snoop Dogg.
Tickets for the event are on sale now, so be sure to snag yours soon, so you don’t miss out on all the music-pumping action.
Electric Daisy Carnival: November 11-13, 2022
The Electric Daisy Carnival will hit Camping World Stadium this month, offering electronic dance music, art, and carnival rides, to make for a truly unforgettable weekend of fun. This year, the festival is celebrating 25 years of speaker-busting dance tunes, amazing pyrotechnics, and feel-good vibes that draw thousands of participants each year. EDC is the largest electronic music festival in North America made famous by world-renowned DJs like Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Afrojack, and Armin van Buuren.
The music lineup includes some of the hottest names in electronic dance music, as well as up-and-coming stars who will play across three days of non-stop beats. Participants can expect to hear an eclectic variety of techno, house, drum and bass, and dubstep against a colorful light show that illuminates up the stage each evening. EDC participants will also find massive art installations that evoke the powerful connection between technology and nature, transforming the space into an exotic display of LED-lit sculptures among a beautiful backdrop of trees and flowers. The venue will also include full-size carnival rides, including Ferris wheels, to enjoy throughout the weekend. The radically inclusive society of EDC welcomes everyone to celebrate life, love, art, and music.
Best Time to Purchase Tickets?
Getting access to the best shows of the year requires a little pre-planning to ensure you secure the tickets you want. Popular events, including concerts with major headliners or championship sports games, often sell out well in advance, so be sure to start planning your next trip to Camping World Stadium early!
To find the best seats in the house, head to the Florida Citrus Sports events page, where you’ll find all the upcoming shows hosted at Camping World Stadium. Navigate through football games, musical performances, and more noteworthy dates to add to your calendar. Each event includes everything you need to know before attending, including a secure link to purchase your tickets. Early birds will have access to the biggest seat selection, premium sections, VIP passes, and more perks, so make sure you buy your tickets as soon as they are available. Group tickets, single games, and luxury suite options for sporting events are also available online.
If you’re looking for even more perks, Florida Citrus Sports membership packages can help you maximize every major entertainment event in the Orlando area. Available in five main tiers, memberships offer premium benefits, including access to bowl games, parking passes, presale tickets, and more. You’ll also get exclusive discounts and complimentary admission to specific events. Join our community and enjoy the very best of Central Florida!
Plan Your Concert Experience Today!
After a long season of hibernation, it’s time to dust off your party clothes and get ready for the biggest shows of 2021 and 2022. Florida Citrus Sports is proud to feature some of the most popular names in the entertainment industry, offering endless days of fun for everyone. To learn more about upcoming events, tickets, and additional information about visiting Central Florida, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team today.