Summertime in New York State means warm weather, barbecues, beaches, hiking and must-see musical performances from some of the world's most beloved artists. From the arenas of New York City and the waterside Jones Beach, to the breezy Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Syracuse's Lakeview Amphitheater, you'll find big-name stars like Justin Bieber, the Dixie Chicks and Ringo Starr. Here's a preview of some of the major league music events will sweep the Empire State this summer - so lace up your dancing shoes and buy your tickets today.

Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding performs at CMAC in Canandaigua on June 14

June
June 3: Ringo Star and his All Star Band; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $45 - $85
June 3 - 5: Governors Ball; Randalls Island Park, New York City; $240 - $305
June 4: Dr. John; Turning Stone Resort & Casino Showroom, Verona; starting at $34
June 8: Death Cab for Cutie & Chvrches; Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC, Canandaigua; $45
June 10 - 13: Mysteryland, featuring Odesza, Skrillex and Bassnectar; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel; starting at $129 
June 11: Dixie Chicks; SPAC, Saratoga Springs; $35 - $150
June 13: Barenaked Ladies; Central Park SummerStage, Manhattan; $52 - $199
June 14: Ellie Goulding; Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC, Canandaigua; starting at $25
June 14-15: Florence and the Machine; Barclays Center, Brooklyn; starting at $50
June 18: Dashboard Confessional; Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh; starting at $34
June 24: Rascal Flatts; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $32.50 - $62.25
June 27: Sting + Peter Gabriel; Madison Square Garden, Manhattan; starting at $55

Luke Bryan - Photo by Jim Wright Luke Bryan performs at SPAC in Saratoga Springs on July 31

July
July 1 - 3: Phish; SPAC, Saratoga Springs, $45 - $65
July 1: Milky Chance; Surf Lodge, Montauk; free with entry to Surf Lodge
July 9: Steely Dan; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel; $35 - $195
July 12: Justin Bieber; First Niagara Center, Buffalo; starting at $194
July 13: Journey and the Doobie Brothers; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $30 - $135
July 15: Jason Aldean; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $32.50 - $72.50
July 15 - 16: Dave Matthews Band; SPAC, Saratoga Springs, $40 - $85
July 17: Demi Lovato + Nick Jonas; First Niagara Center, Buffalo; $30 - $79.95
July 20: Ryan Adams; Central Park SummerStage, Manhattan; $59.50
July 21: Zac Brown Band; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $32.50 - $82.50
July 21: Gwen Stefani and Eve; Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh; starting at $35
July 31: Luke Bryan; SPAC, Saratoga Springs; $80 - $400

Drake Drake performs at First Niagara Center in Buffalo on August 12

August
August 1: Coldplay; First Niagara Center, Buffalo; $76 - $176
August 4: Toby Keith; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel; $30 - $200
August 12: Drake; First Niagara Center, Buffalo; starting at $125
August 13: Snoop Dog & Wiz Khaleefa; Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse; $25 - $300
August 15: Counting Crows & Rob Thomas; SPAC, Saratoga Springs; $26 - $400
August 21: Goo Goo Dolls; SPAC, Saratoga Springs; $20 - $1,200
August 24: ZZ Top + Gregg Allman; Times Union Center, Albany; $35 - $72
August 24: Train; Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC, Canandaigua; $85
August 25: Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefers; Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh; starting at $65
August 29: Kiss; Blue Cross Arena, Rochester; $39.50 - $125