The 2017 spring and summer concert lineup in Israel is already sounding sweet with the likes of Radiohead, Nick Cave, Fatboy Slim, Robbie Williams, Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, Rod Stewart and The Pixies confirming local gigs.
DJ Fatboy Slim is bringing his signature rave show to Tel Aviv on March 12, where he’ll perform big hits at Hangar 11 club. Fatboy Slim, aka Norman Cook, is used to getting huge crowds jumping on their feet and hopes the audience at his debut show in Israel will comply.
The UK indie band White Lies has announced its debut concert in Israel. The rock group will play at the Barby club in Tel Aviv on April 17.
Justin Bieber is reportedly coming to Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv on May 3. It will be the international pop sensation’s second visit in five years.
On May 17, in the same venue, American rockers Aerosmith will walk this way on their farewell tour. Aerosmith played in Yarkon Park in 1994.
Duran Duran will bring synth-pop Eighties to Tel Aviv on June 1. The English band is scheduled to perform in the outdoor concert venue in Yarkon Park.
British rocker Rod Stewart will croon to fans at the same venue on June 14. This will be his third time performing in Israel.
American pop singer Britney Spears will make her Israeli debut on July 3.
Another Eighties British band to bring loved hits back into the spotlight is Tears for Fears. This iconic group is scheduled to perform at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv on July 5.
Rock ‘n’ roll’s bad boys Guns N’ Roses are expected to perform a concert in Tel Aviv on July 15.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and American pop singer LP will perform on July 18 at Live Park in Rishon Lezion.
The biggest hype for summer rock concerts (so far) is definitely around Radiohead. The British band posted its July 19 concert date in Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv on its Twitter feed.
— Radiohead (@radiohead) February 8, 2017
Radiohead, which performed in Israel in 1993, 1995 and 2000, is promoting its latest studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool.
American alternative rock band The Pixies also snagged local entertainment headlines for its upcoming July 25 gig in Caesarea, 56 kilometers (35 miles) north of Tel Aviv. The Pixies last rocked out with local fans in 2014.
Another Brit music superstar coming our way is Robbie Williams. His concert, set for September 16 in Tel Aviv, will be his second show in the Holy Land.
And heading into fall, Australian musician Nick Cave has announced two concerts in Tel Aviv. The “Prince of Darkness” is set to perform on November 19 and 20 at the Menora Arena.