NYC concerts: Britney Spears, Shawn Mendes, more must-see shows

Whether you live and breathe pop, hip-hop or rock music, there's a concert for you.

There's no shortage of high-profile bands and artists slated to perform in NYC, from U2 to Paramore to Britney Spears. You'll want to purchase tickets for these summer stints now.

Here's who to see around the city.

Radiohead (July 10, 11, 13 and 14)

It's been 25 years since the band released its debut, "Pablo Honey," while "OK Computer" is now old enough to drink (in the States). This summer tour is not tied to any current release -- does that mean a set list of back catalog gems? (July 10, 11, 13 and 14, Madison Square Garden,

Britney Spears (July 23-24)

The pop star takes an adapted version of her Las Vegas residency show on the road, including two stops here and several throughout Europe. (July 23-24 at 8 p.m., Radio City Music Hall,

Arctic Monkeys (July 24)

British indie rock band Arctic Monkeys will make a rare New York stop at Forest Hills Stadium this summer, fresh off the release of their long-awaited new album "Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino." (July 24 at 6:30 p.m., Forest Hills Stadium,


Panorama Music Festival (July 27 — 29)

In its third year, the so-called cousin to Coachella returns to Randall's Island this summer with a star-studded lineup including Cardi B, Father John Misty, The Killers, The XX and more. (July 27-29 at noon,

Drake (Aug. 24, 25, 30, 31)

Drake is teaming up with hip-hop trio Migos -- with whom he collaborated on "Walk It Talk It" -- to promote his fifth studio album, "Scorpion." The Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour sticks around in New York City for four dates this summer, two at Barclays Center and two at Madison Square Garden. (Aug. 24 and 25 at Madison Square Garden; Aug. 30 and 31 at Barclays Center,

Electric Zoo (Aug. 31 — Sept. 2)

Dance through Labor Day weekend at the 10th annual Electric Zoo festival. The lineup hasn't been announced yet, but last year's brought three days of the biggest names in edm like Zedd and DJ Snake. (Aug. 31- Sept. 2, Randall's Island Park,

Mac DeMarco (Sept. 8)

As part of the city's annual SummerStage series, Canadian-born Mac DeMarco will "freak out the neighborhood" with his indie chart-topping hits. Examples include "Ode to Viceroy," "Chamber of Reflection" and "Salad Days." (Sept. 8 at 6 p.m., Rumsey Playfield,

Paul Simon (Sept. 20-21)

The legendary singer-songwriter finishes his "Homeward Bound" farewell tour with two nights in New York. Expect a tearful finish. (Sept. 20-21 at 8 p.m., Madison Square Garden,

Portugal. The Man (Sept. 22)

Portugal. The Man released "Feel It Still" last spring, but the band is still riding the success of their "Woodstock" track. The band took home best pop-duo/group performance at the Grammys in January. (Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., Forest Hills Stadium,

Christina Aguilera (Oct. 3-4)

What a girl really wants is to see Christina Aguilera in concert. The Staten Island-born singer will embark on her first major North American tour in more than a decade this fall to promote her upcoming "Liberation" album. With a collaborate track with Demi Lovato in the works, we're holding out hope for a special guest appearance. (Oct. 3-4, Radio City Music Hall,

Pink (May 21, 2019)

The "What About Us" singer just didn't get enough of New York City the first time around. She's added a second Madison Square Garden stop on her Beautiful Trauma Tour, extending the run into 2019. (May 21 at 7 p.m., Madison Square Garden,

Shawn Mendes (Aug. 24, 2019)

There will be nothin' holding Shawn Mendes back when he heads out on his world tour next spring. The "Treat You Better" singer will be performing tracks off his self-titled album, due out May 25. (Aug. 24, Barclays Center,