Enjoy the summer fun for a while longer because fall will be here in no time. With the shift from T-shirts to hoodies, there will be a even stronger shift when it comes to tours hitting up the Big Apple this month. One of today's biggest rappers is set to pack a 3,000 capacity venue in Hell's Kitchen, a rising K-Pop outfit is looking to perform in the area for the very first time, and a pair of beloved metal bands will rock Brooklyn. Take a look at some of our picks for the best concerts hitting up New York City in September.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
2 Chainz, Young Dolph @ Terminal 5
Hot off the release of his new studio album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, platinum selling rapper 2 Chainz makes his way to Terminal 5 on his headlining tour with support from Young Dolph, who released his Tracking Numbers EP last week.
Monday, Sept. 11
Big Thief @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn's own indie rockers Big Thief spend two nights inside Music Hall of Williamsburg (night two is on Sept. 12). In June, the outfit released their sophomore studio album Capacity on Saddle Creek Records.
Tuesday, Sept. 19
Obituary, Exodus @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Metal icons Obituary and Exodus bring their Battle of the Bays trek to Brooklyn for an evening of headbanging. Joining them as support are Power Trip and Dust Bolt. Obituary are plugging their new self-titled album while Exodus will be releasing their new record next year.
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Kard @ Playstation Theater
K-Pop outfit Kard make their NYC debut at the popular Times Square venue. The co-ed outfit have been blowing up the World Digital Songs chart with their singles "Oh NaNa" and "Hola Hola". Both songs are featured on their debut EP Hola Hola, which was released back in July.
Thursday, Sept. 21
Alison Wonderland, Elohim @ Terminal 5
Australian DJ/producer Alison Wonderland brings her FMUOASL Tour to Terminal 5, and she's delivering some brand new music from her upcoming sophomore studio album. Joining her as direct support is Elohim, who is plugging her latest singles "Skinny Legs" and "Sleepy Eyes".
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Saint Etienne @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
English indie pop outfit Saint Etienne return to NYC with Home Counties, which is their first studio album in five years. The 19 track release features collaborations from members of Kero Kero Bonito and Kyte.
Thursday, Sept. 28
Gojira, Converge @ Brooklyn Steel
A small amount of tickets are left to catch Gojira and Converge rock Brooklyn Steel. Gojira are plugging their latest studio album Magma, which received two Grammy nominations for Best Rock Album and Best Metal Performance for "Silvera". Converge will release their highly anticipated album The Dusk In Us on Nov. 3.
Friday, Sept. 29
Manchester Orchestra, Tigers Jaw @ Terminal 5
Manchester Orchestra return to Terminal 5 to promote their new studio album A Black Mile to the Surface, which peaked at number six on the Alternative Albums chart and number seven on the Top Rock Albums chart. Tigers Jaw and Foxing will join them as support.
Epica, Lacuna Coil @ Playstation Theater
Symphonic metal outfit Epica will deliver a bigger stage production on their current Ultimate Principle tour, which finds them promoting their latest studio album The Holographic Principle. Joining them on this tour are Lacuna Coil, Insomnium, and Elantris.
Saturday, Sept. 30
Adventure Club @ Terminal 5
Canadia dubstep duo Adventure Club make their way to Terminal 5 for an explosive set filled with fan favorites, remixes, and mashups. Last December, the act released their debut studio album Red // Blue. They've performed at various music festivals, including Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival.