2023 was a huge year for concerts. So many great tours took place this year and many of them came to Florida and the Tampa area. We’re reminiscing about the best country concerts of 2023.

Pollstar recently released the top-grossing tours of 2023. And it’s no surprise that Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour took the top-grossing spot. Taylor’s 60 stadiums tour set a record and is the first tour ever to cross the 10-digit threshold. Whether you’re a fan or not, that’s pretty impressive. Her 3 days in Tampa have brought a lot of economic good to the area with so many people visiting from other cities/states. The second top-grossing tour of 2023 is Beyoncé’s Renaissance Tour. For the first time in 15 years, two women, including a woman of color, had the year’s top grosses. The third top-grossing tour of 2023 was Bruce Springsteen’s “Springsteen and E Street Band 2023 Tour, which stopped in Tampa on February 1st, 2023.

Concerts in Tampa in 2024

2024 is going to be a BIG year for concerts. So many big acts have already announced tours next year. We’re looking forward to Kenny Chesney at Raymond James Stadium in April and Morgan Wallen’s first stadium tour this summer. Tim McGraw and Kane Brown are coming to Amalie Arena next year and we still expect a lot more shows to be announced for the summer of 2024. Live Nation usually releases the lineup for the summer concert lawn pass early in the year and is normally packed with shows of all genres!

Honorary mentions

As we said earlier, there were so many amazing shows that came to Tampa this year. It was hard to narrow down our favorite 5. Sam Hunt put on an awesome show earlier this year at the Amphitheatre. Brad Paisley and Riley Green was the best part of this year’s Pig Jig. Blake Shelton, George Strait and Jason Aldean all came to Tampa this year and put on amazing shows!

Here are our top 5 favorite country concerts of 2023… What are yours?

  • Morgan Wallen

    So happy we don’t have to wait long for Morgan Wallen’s return to Tampa. His show earlier this year left us wanting moreee! Check out our photos from the show here.

    The Best Photos From Morgan Wallen’s Tampa Show

  • Luke Combs

    From vocals to stage visuals, Luke Combs put on an awesome show for 2 nights at Raymond James Stadium this summer. It was also great to see Lainey Wilson, Riley Green and Gary Allan. Check out our photos from the show here.

    Luke Combs takes the stage Friday night in Tampa

  • Dierks Bentley

    Every time Dierks Bentley comes to town, it seems like a brand new show he is putting on. Dierks sang 20 years worth of hits for an excited crowd. We heard over 18 hits from his past 10 albums and a few covers that we just loved. Check out our photos from the show here.

    Close Look At Dierks Bentley's Show In Tampa

  • Jelly Roll

    Jelly Roll and Chase Rice put on an amazing show at the Amphitheatre this summer. We hope we get more of Jelly Roll in 2024.

  • Guitar Pull

    Last but certainly not least is the 99.5 QYK Guitar Pull. This year had a super special lineup with Scotty McCreery, Brett Young, Brian Kelley, Tigirlily Gold, and George Birge.

    Scotty McCreery At The 99.5 QYK 2023 Guitar Pull

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