June 22, 2012 10:52 ET

The Summer Season Provides Plenty of Concert Choices on

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2012) - Summer has finally arrived and with it are plenty of options for those looking to attend a concert or music festival. With numerous artists touring this summer, there are concert options for almost every musical taste.

In late June and early July, Train and Jason Mraz begin runs that extend throughout the season. Other major acts on tour include Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks, The Allman Brothers Band, Jason Aldean, Rush, and last season's "American Idol" finalists. Meanwhile, artists like One Direction, Carrie Underwood, Phish, Jackson Browne, and Dave Matthews Band will continue tours that began earlier in the year.

Some people prefer the variety of a festival. There are dozens of destination and touring festivals being held this summer that range in focus from R&B and hip-hop to indie rock to electronic music. Several of the largest festivals offer an eclectic lineup of bands and artists. To learn more about upcoming festivals, visit our music festival guide.

"After attending my first Bonnaroo earlier this month, I discovered first-hand how festivals can provide a great value for the cost," said Michael Merritt, concert specialist for "I was able to discover many great new bands to follow."

This is only a small sample of all concerts being held this summer. Visit to find more summer concert events and purchase tickets for your favorite act.

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