Janet Jackson is on tour, playing at the world-famous Radio City Music Hall in New York City tonight — and it got us to thinking: there’s nothing like the experience of a live show.

This weekend alone, SXSW hosted the likes of Jay-Z and Kanye, Lauryn Hill headlined a jazz fest in Miami, and En Vogue returned for an encore appearance.

Take a look at some of favorite recent shows that have us waiting in line with a ticket in hand…