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Music is at the heart of many summer destinations. And LA is among the best destinations for summer beats that keep you moving. For big-name acts, look to SoFi Stadium and the Kia Forum. 

See what’s on the docket for summer 2023, and when you head out for a concert, don’t forget to stop by the area’s premier restaurant located near by Sofi Stadium and the Kia Forum – Cork & Batter

Sofi Stadium Scene

Known for both music and sports experiences, the SoFi stadium seats over seventy thousand people and features some of today’s most popular tours. Look for your favorite performers and plan to attend one of these popular concerts.

TWICE 5th World Tour “Ready to Be”

With concerts all across Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America, this South Korean girl group formed by JYP will stop at SoFi on June 10. 

Morgan Wallen

Country fans will celebrate the Morgan Wallen appearance scheduled for July 22. Accompanied by special guests HARDY, Ernest, and Bailey Zimmerman, it will be worth dusting your boots off for this concert. 

Taylor Swift

As Taylor Swift takes the world by storm, concertgoers will pack the SoFi stadium for the Eras Tour. With five show times available from August 3-9, Swifties will be out in full force in the LA area. 


Heavy metal has a place to call home in LA, too. SoFi welcomes Metallica on August 25 & 27. The M72 World Tour “No Repeat Weekend” will bring the house down.


SoFi’s summer season will come to a close the first week of September when Beyoncé hosts the Renaissance World Tour. Queen B will make summer 2023 unforgettable with a set list that boasts all your favorite hits.

Kia Forum Fans

An arena-sized venue dedicated to music and entertainment, Kia Forum is also an iconic LA venue. At the 2021 Pollstar Awards, Kia Forum was named the Arena of the Decade. Seating more than seventeen thousand fans,  this venue offers a more intimate experience that still draws big-name acts. Add one of these performances to your summer concert plans.

  • June 23 & 24: Banda MS – 20th Anniversary Tour
  • July 14: Nickelback – “Get Rollin’ Tour”
    • Special Guests Brantly Gilbert and Josh Ross
  • July 15: Dude Perfect – “Panda-Monium Tour”
  • July 19 & 20: Paramore – “Paramore in North America Tour”
    • Special Guests Foals & The Linda Lindas
  • July 29: Bryan Adams – “So Happy It Hurts Tour”
  • August 2: Alicia Keys – “Keys to the Summer Tour”
    • Special Guest Simi
  • August 7: Beck & Phoenix – “Summer Odyssey Tour”
    • Special Guests Jenny Lewis and Sir Chloe
  • August 10: Greta Van Fleet – “Starcatcher World Tour”
    • Special Guest Kaleo
  • August 11: Big Time Rush – “Can’t Get Enough Tour”
    • Special Guests Max and Jax
  • August 12, 13, 15, & 16: Drake – It’s All a Blur Tour
    • Special Guest 21 Savage
  • August 31: Sam Smith – “GLORIA the Tour”
    • Special Guest Jessie Reyez

With so many concerts, it will be hard to pick just one. Make the LA concert scene a staple in your summer activities. These music experiences will create memories to last a lifetime. 

Make a Night of It

And you can make it a full night of fun! Whether you want to kick things off with cocktails and appetizers or end the night with a spectacular meal, concertgoers can look to Cork & Batter. Located in the heart of Inglewood, Cork & Batter is directly across from SoFi Stadium and steps away from the Kia Forum, making it both a convenient and delectable option with plenty of options for any dietary needs. Pair your unforgettable concert with a dining experience to match. 

With stunning rooftop views and a mouthwatering menu, Cork & Batter is sure to become a tradition in your concert-going rituals.