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Wednesday, 13 September 2017 07:00

Fall's can't-miss concerts include Harry Styles, Paul McCartney

Written by  Jim Farber

Yesterday’s teen idols will blossom into today’s mature pop stars right before our eyes this concert season. Former One Direction boy toys Harry Styles and Niall Horan will each play their first New York shows as grown-up solo artists.

And previous brat-rocker Kesha will unveil her more serious persona, prompted, unfortunately, by her sexual assault case against her producer, Dr. Luke. At the same time, the lingeringly girly Katy Perry will assume a more womanly character for her upcoming “Witness” tour.

Autumn will also bring huge shows from long-time grown-ups like Paul McCartney, Tony Bennet, JAY-Z and Janet Jackson. Here’s fall’s full bounty.

Paul McCartney, Madison Square Garden, Sept. 17, 19; Barclays Center, Sept. 21; Nassau Coliseum, Sept. 26, 27

For more than a year, Sir Paul has been churning out The Beatles hits with a cheeriness that never gets old. His 38-song set list could wind artists half his age.

Bruno Mars, Madison Square Garden, Sept. 22, 23; Prudential Center, Sept. 26; Barclays Center, Oct. 4

Bruno Mars has branded himself as today’s Mr. Entertainment, giving his shows maximum pizazz.

The War On Drugs, Central Park SummerStage, Sept. 22

With The War on Drugs, guitar god Adam Granduciel is remaking classic rock.

Read more at NYDailyNews

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