Charli XCX, Fall Out Boy, Nate Ruess Set for “TODAY” Concert Series

Spanning numerous genres and experience levels, this year’s TODAY Show Summer Concert Series lineup does not really vary in one regard: the high-profile nature of its performers.

Every name set to perform possesses notable visibility, buzz and fan support. Some are legitimate legends, and many are responsible for an array of blockbuster hits.

Currently represented at radio by “Dear Future Husband,” Meghan Trainor kicks off the series with a performance on May 22. Names like Charli XCX, Nate Ruess, Fall Out Boy, James Taylor and Alan Jackson will follow.

Brad Paisley will close the series on September 4.

Per NBC, the schedule is as follows:

May 22: Meghan Trainor

May 29: Pitbull (*In Orlando)

June 5: Charli XCX

June 12: Fall Out Boy

June 15 (*Monday): James Taylor

June 19: Nate Ruess

June 23: Janelle Monae and Wondaland

June 26: Imagine Dragons

July 3: Flo Rida

July 10: Carly Rae Jepsen

July 17: Alan Jackson

July 31: Jason Aldean

August TBD: Jennifer Lopez

August 12: LunchMoney Lewis

September 4: Brad Paisley

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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