The summer festival season may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a plethora of larger-than-life touring acts still coming through the region. Take this listicle of nine concerts coming up in Sacramento as proof. “Netflix and chill” will always be there, so get off your couch and enjoy a big, badass show featuring some famous-ass stars.

Third Eye Blind
‘90s rock sensations Third Eye Blind will headline the Cap City Concert Series event at Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Nate Ruess (singer of the band Fun.) and Zella Day open the show. Tickets start at $45. Doors open at 7 p.m. Go to for details.

Rob Thomas
NOW 100.5’s Santa Slam is bringing none other than Rob Thomas to town, iconic voice of the band Matchbox Twenty, on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at Memorial Auditorium. Opening will be Rachel Platten and Jamie Lawson. Tickets start at just $25 with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. Hit up for more info.

Flo Rida
107.9 The End is bringing back their Jingle Ball on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Memorial Auditorium and this year it’s bigger than ever with Flo Rida, Kalin and Myles, Tori Kelly, Alessia Cara, Travis Mills and Daya scheduled to play! Tickets start at $30, 4:30 p.m. Visit for more info.

Sticking with the radio show theme, Radio 94.7’s Electric Christmas is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, also at Memorial Auditorium, and will feature a more indie-pop leaning lineup including Bastille, Robert DeLong, Cold War Kids, Saint Motel, Marian Hill and more. Tickets range from $30–$55, doors at 6 p.m. Find out more at

Janet Jackson
Multi-platinum selling artist and entertainment icon Janet Jackson will be making her way through town with her Unbreakable World Tour on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at Sleep Train Arena. It’ll be her first time playing Sacramento in nearly 15 years! Tickets start at just $29.50. Visit for details.

Justin Bieber
You better beleib it, everyone’s favorite bad boy super-star Justin Bieber is bringing his Purpose World Tour through Sacramento on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Sleep Train Arena. Tickets start at $45 and are available through

Ellie Goulding
Singer and multi-instrumentalist Ellie Goulding’s accomplishments are too numerous to list here, and this mega-star will bring her latest world tour in support of her new album Delirium through town to Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Tickets are $49.50 and are available at

Selena Gomez

Actress and singer Selena Gomez will bring her Revival Tour to Sacramento on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Sleep Train Arena. Tickets start at $36.63 and are available at

Maroon 5
And last but not least, even though it’s quite a ways out, we couldn’t omit this massive show that was just announced last week: Pop rock superstars Maroon 5 will perform at the new arena, the Golden 1 Center, on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Tove Lo and Phases will open. Tickets are already on sale starting at just $28 at

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