Summer Concert Season's Most Unexpected Match-Ups

Summer is almost here, and with the warmer weather comes an annual phenomenon: concert tour season. Acts new (Adele, Katy Perry) and old (Hall & Oates, Def Leppard) will be playing shows in the coming months, and they've selected a range of artists to open for them. Here, a look at the most unexpected main act-opening act pairings, and what the match-ups say about the headlining artists.

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Eleanor Barkhorn and Kevin Fallon

Eleanor Barkhorn is editor of The Atlantic's Entertainment channel. Kevin Fallon writes for and produces the channel.

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