The best NYC concerts for June 2018

Summer is finally here, and many trips to the beach will be had over the following weeks. The temperature won't be the only thing heating up in June. A plethora of tours will rock the Big Apple for fans of all ages. Some of the best prog rock bands in the world will make their way to Playstation Theater, a rapper/producer duo reunite after several years apart for a celebration, and a pair of indie rock albums will be celebrated inside Music Hall of Williamsburg. You can check out what exciting shows will arrive this month below. Tickets are on sale right now.

Friday, June 1

Must D!e, LAXX @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

In support of their new collaborative EP Hyper Future II, Must D!e, LAXX, and Dr Ozi make their way to Brooklyn for a night of dubstep action. The four track release, which is out on Never Say Die Records, also features a new tune from Tisoki. New York's own Alex English will kick things off.

Wednesday, June 6

Shwayze & Cisco, Cam Meekins @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Shwayze & Cisco head to Music Hall of Williamsburg for their highly anticipated reunion tour. The pair first joined forces for Shwayze's 2008 self-titled record, which debuted at number 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Leading up to the tour, the duo released the new songs  "Back to the Beginning" and "Travelin." Their last album together was Shwayze's 2011 release Island in the Sun. Joining them as support is rapper Cam Meekins.

Friday, June 8

Chon, Polyphia @ Playstation Theater

Prog rock fans will pack Playstation Theater for time changes and Smash Bros excitement. Headlining the show are Chon, who are promoting their sophomore studio album Homey. During their set, select fans will battle each in Smash Bros on the big screen. Joining them as support are Polyphia, TTNG, and Tricot.
Wednesday, June 12

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Jean Grae @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists head to Music Hall of Williamsburg for two nights to celebrate the 15 year anniversary of Hearts of Oaks. Night one (June 12) will have the band perform the record in full while night two (June 13) will have them performing songs from their beloved discography. Joining them for both nights is Brooklyn rapper Jean Grae, who is promoting their new collaboration album with Quelle Chris titled Everything's Fine.

Thursday, June 14

Savoir Adore, Cape Francis @ Rough Trade NYC

Brooklyn's own Savior Adore have been busy working on the follow up to their 2016 studio album The Love That Remains. While the group announced plans to drop some new music on June 15, you can catch them live the night before to hear some new music for the first time. Opening for them are Cape Francis, who are promoting their debut album Falling Into Pieces.

Friday, June 15

Chromeo, Pomo @ Terminal 5

Chromeo returns to NYC for a two night stint at Terminal 5 on June 15 and Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 16. The Canadian electronic outfit will drop their new studio album Head Over Heels on June 15. Joining them as support is Canadian producer Pomo.

Monday, June 18

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu @ Playstation Theater

There's a few tickets left to catch J-Pop artist Kyary Pamyu Pamyu inside Playstation Theater. Unlike her previous stints at the venue, this one will feature the act's special live show titled THE SPOOKY OBAKEYASHIKI ~PUMPKINS STRIKE BACK~. In April, the singer released her new single "Kimi no Mikata."

Thursday, June 21

Bad Bad Hats @ Rough Trade NYC

Minneapolis indie rock group Bad Bad Hats will release their new record Lightning Round on Aug. 3. Prior to its release, the band will play some new material on their headlining show at Rough Trade NYC. This will also be the final tour for bassist Noah, who is leaving the band for grad school this fall. Fits and Future Teens will also perform.

Friday, June 22

Jeremy Enigk,  Chris Staples @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to Brooklyn to celebrate the release of his 1996 debut solo album Return of the Frog Queen. The newly released expanded edition of the album, which is out on Sub Pop, includes live material from Enigk's session on radio station The End. Last fall, he released his sixth studio album Ghosts. Opening the show is Twothirtyeight frontman Chris Staples, who released his previous solo album Golden Age in 2016.