Here are the concerts coming to Gillette Stadium this summer

When the football pauses, the music begins.

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PARKWOOD ENTERTAINMENT - Beyonce and JAY Z perform during the Beyonce and Jay Z - On the Run tour at AT&T Park on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in San Francisco. (Photo by Mason Poole/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

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Beyonce and Jay-Z perform during the Beyonce and Jay Z – On the Run Tour at AT&T Park on Aug. 5, 2014 in San Francisco. –Mason Poole/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images

Gillette Stadium may be known for its championship-winning team, but it also has a music tradition that traces back to the days of its predecessor, Foxboro Stadium. This summer, the venue will host multi-night runs from big-name returnees and hip-hop’s greatest couple.

Here are the details behind every concert at Gillette this summer.

Note: This article will be updated as more information is announced.

Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift performs at Gillette Stadium on July 24, 2015. —Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for TAS

As part of her Reputation Stadium Tour, country-pop superstar Taylor Swift will return to Gillette for three nights, along with former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello and British songwriter Charli XCX. (Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. to Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m.; $49-$499; all ages; with Camila Cabello and Charli XCX; tickets available here)  

Beyonce and Jay-Z

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Beyonce and Jay-Z perform “Drunk in Love” at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014. —Matt Sayles/Invision/AP
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The most powerful family in hip-hop is hitting the road together once again for the On The Run Tour 2. Beyonce and Jay-Z last toured together in 2014 and will hit 21 North American dates this summer, pulling from each artist’s decades-long catalog. (Sunday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m.; all ages; tickets available here)

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney performs at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 26, 2016. —Ben Stas for The Boston Globe

It’s become something of a summer tradition for country superstar Kenny Chesney to make an appearance at Gillette Stadium. In fact, when he headlines the venue for the 18th and 19th times as part of his Trip Around the Sun Tour this year, he’ll surpass one million tickets sold at Gillette over the course of his career, according to stadium representatives. (Friday, Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 25 at 5 p.m.; $66-$250; all ages; with Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, and Brandon Lay; tickets available here)

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran performs during Elton John: I’m Still Standing – A Grammy Salute at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 30, 2018 in New York City. —Brad Barket/Getty Images

Four-time Grammy Award winner Ed Sheeran made his Gillette Stadium debut five years ago, opening for the aforementioned Taylor Swift. Now, with two albums and a number of hits under his belt, the “Shape of You” singer will headline two nights in Foxborough. (Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.; $39-$120; all ages; tickets available here)

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