Concerts to See in New Jersey This May

From Kelly Clarkson to Diana Ross to the Rolling Stones.

Kelly Clarkson performing
Kelly Clarkson is coming to Atlantic City this month. Photo: Courtesy of NBCUniversal/Weiss Eubanks

Here are some of the hottest concerts happening in New Jersey this May. Find more arts and entertainment events here, and browse our gigantic events calendar for hundreds more things to do.

Please note that all schedules are subject to change; visit each venue’s website for more information.

Kelly Clarkson

📅: Friday, May 10-Saturday, May 11 (8 pm)
📍: Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena • Atlantic City
ℹ️: The original American Idol, multiple Grammy winner and talk show host brings her signature powerhouse pop sound to New Jersey.
💸: $199+

Sum 41: Tour of the Setting Sum

📅: Saturday, May 4 (5:30 pm)
📍: The Stone Pony • Asbury Park
ℹ️: The Grammy-nominated skate punk/rock band is playing its farewell tour.
💸: $86+

Richie Furay

📅: Saturday, May 4 (7:30 pm)
📍: South Orange Performing Arts Center • South Orange
ℹ️: The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and cofounder of Buffalo Springfield bids adieu to touring with a final string of shows in celebration of his 80th birthday.
💸: $75+

Diana Ross

📅: Friday, May 17 (8 pm)
📍: NJPAC • Newark
ℹ️: From lead singer of the Supremes to Oscar nominee and beyond, Diana Ross is a living legend.
💸: $59+

The Rolling Stones

📅: Thursday, May 23-Sunday, May 26 (8 pm)
📍: MetLife Stadium • East Rutherford
ℹ️: One of the most iconic and best-selling bands of all time, the English rock group is bringing their Hackney Diamonds tour to MetLife Stadium.
💸: $99+

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