The Best Music Gigs, Concerts and Festivals Coming to Czechia in 2024
Czech fans can already anticipate the arrival of big stars in 2024 as concert tours and summer festivals bring them to stage.
On January 13, the renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli will kick off the list of great musical names. Performing at Prague’s O2 Arena, he will showcase opera arias and popular melodies accompanied by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
He was nominated for the Grammy Award six times throughout his career and also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has performed for four American presidents, three Popes and the Royal Family, as well as the Olympic Games and World Cup Opening ceremonies.
Depeche Mode continues to tour for “Memento Mori,” the album released in the aftermath of the passing of founding member and keyboardist Andrew Fletcher. Having sold more than 100 million records and played to more than 35 million fans worldwide, Depeche Mode remains an ever-evolving and singularly influential musical force.
In Prague, the synth-rock band will perform two concerts on February 22 and 24.
The British guitar quartet, The 1975, will bring their pan-European tour “Still… At Their Very Best” to the Fortuna sports hall in Prague. Described as an “anxious, ethereal trip into the mind” by the New York Post, the concert follows the band’s previous world tour. Czechs can experience it on March 14.
Judas Priest, the heavy metal legends, will bring cheer to fans on March 29 at the O2 Arena. Originally scheduled as guests for Ozzy Osbourne’s canceled concert, they will perform alongside bands Saxon and Uriah Heep.
In 2024, United Islands of Prague will celebrate 20 years of Czechia in the European Union and 20 years from… the first edition of the festival itself! This year, it will take place on May 1-4. The Prague Islands with the main stage on the Střelecký Island come to life with new names across the genres every year.
Expect a pyrotechnic show and other dazzling light effects from the German band Rammstein on May 11. Returning after two years to Prague’s Letňany, they celebrate thirty years since their founding with a European tour.
The distinctive voice of Bruce Springsteen will resonate in Letňany. The American singer and guitarist, described by Rolling Stone magazine as “the embodiment of rock and roll,” will captivate the domestic audience after more than a decade at what is rumored to be his only concert in Central Europe.
He will be joined by the backing band, The E Street Band, on May 28.
Rock for People, planned from June 12 to 15, stars American punk rockers The Offspring, British rockers Bring Me The Horizon, Canadian singer Avril Lavigne, and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor performing solo.
Metronome Prague has announced a concert by British electronic music icon Kosheen for 2024. They will celebrate a quarter of a century on stage at the Prague festival, which takes place from June 20 to 22.
Rocker Alice Cooper, who gave a concert in Slavkov this year as a member of the band Hollywood Vampires with actor Johnny Depp, will return on June 17th. Performing a stage show with a blend of horror, cabaret, and heavy metal at Pardubice’s Enteria Arena.
British singer Rod Stewart, knighted by Prince William in 2016 for his significant contributions to music and charity, will return to Prague’s O2 Arena on July 3. His performance, part of the Global Hits tour, promises to feature his greatest hits and the iconic rasp that his fans adore.
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran‘s July 27 concert was so popular that organizers added another performance a day later. Both will take place in the multifunctional Park 360 at Králové Hradec Airport and are among the final stops of The Mathematics Tour.
Colors of Ostrava (July 17-20) is already unveiling its program. American rockers Queens of the Stone Age, Israeli multi-instrumentalist Dennis Lloyd, and the energetic Gogol Bordello will head to Ostrava. The main stars are set to be the British singer Sam Smith and, especially, the legend of rock and funk music, Lenny Kravitz.
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