MusicDish e-Journal - November 16, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Vivid Seats Reveals Summer Concert Pricing Preview
Top-Selling Tours, Music Festivals and the Cost to Be There
By Eric de Fontenay (Founder & Publisher)
(more articles from this author)
2017-06-11
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Independent online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats released its pricing preview for the top-selling live music events of the 2017 summer season. From legendary classics to breakthrough electropop performers, this summer's music choices - and ticket prices - represent a broad spectrum. Whether fans want to spend $29 to see Shawn Mendes croon or splurge $700-plus to be part of the Burning Man phenomenon, this year's concert and festival lineups offer something for everyone.

"Summer is synonymous with live music. Whether it's a backyard band or a mega music fest, fans eagerly anticipate this season for its iconic outdoor venues and sold out stadium tours," said Jeanenne Tornatore, Senior Editor for Vivid Seats. "Ticket prices are as varied and dynamic as the artists on tour. While most of the top 10 tours average $150-plus per ticket, there are tickets available for every budget in every corner of the country."

Top 2017 Summer Concert Tours

According to Vivid Seats ticket sales data, the following headliners top the list of most popular concerts this summer season:

Highlights:

Chicago is the mecca for music this summer, hosting three of the 10 top-selling concert tours including Lady Gaga, Metallica and Florida Georgia Line, not to mention the No. 2 selling music festival, Lollapalooza.

Fans looking for an affordable concert ticket will find Shawn Mendes, Roger Waters and Metallica offer the least expensive overall average prices per ticket, at $134, $173 and $176, respectively.

U2 fans may be the most passionate, paying an average of $262 per ticket to see The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, with some of the highest average ticket prices for U2 appearances at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas ($313) and Chicago's Soldier Field ($308).

Top 2017 Summer Music Festivals

Vivid Seats summer music festival ticket sales data reveals an eclectic mix of genres and geography where weekend festivals reign supreme this year:

Vivid Seats: Top 10 Summer Music Festivals
1. The Classic - Los Angeles & Flushing, N.Y.
2. Lollapalooza - Chicago
3. Cincinnati Music Festival - Cincinnati
4. Buckeye Country Superfest - Columbus
5. CMA Music Festival - Nashville
6. BottleRock Festival - Napa, Calif.
7. Bayou Country Superfest - New Orleans
8. Vans Warped Tour - 40+ City Tour
9. Fishfest - Sacramento, Calif.
10. Watershed Festival - Nashville

Highlights:

While the Watershed Festival in Nashville boasts the most expensive get-in price of $249, fans have access to 32 artists performing over the 3-day weekend, which averages just over $7 per artist.

For fans simply looking for a good time without the premium price tag, Fishfest in Anaheim, Calif. ($21 get-in price) and Bayou Country Superfest in New Orleans ($34 get-in price) offer the least expensive tickets of the top music fests.

For fans who just can't get enough, the Vans Warped Tour boasts the most performances this summer with stops in 41 cities and an average get-in price of just $39 in Milwaukee.


Home » Insider Scoop » Vivid Seats Reveals Summer Concert Pricing Preview
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13910
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

Insider Scoop

» CISAC 2018 Annual Report

» Pop Artist Ava King Releases New Single

» Puma Unveils Drum Machine Inspired Sneaker

» Is Podcasting the New Radio?

» Streaming & Listening Diversity - Spotify Case Study

Insider Scoop Directory



» [2018-09-16] Live Nation Electronic Asia Inks Deal With Budweiser For Creamfields Festivals; Together, Creamfields And Budweiser Will Focus On Building Entirely New Content For Dedicated Electronic Music Fans Throughout Asia

» [2018-08-23] Andy Ma Appointed Warner Music China CEO; Andy Ma Has Also Been Appointed EVP, Commercial And Business Development For Greater China

» [2018-08-23] IndieOn Connects Music To The Blockchain; IndieOn Is Confident Of Creating A "music Miner" Who Listens More And Grow Their Token Value

» [2018-06-23] The 2018 MIDEM Silk Road International Music Alliance Signing; International Music Industries Signing Of A Mutual Resource Sharing Agreement With Shanghai Conservatory Of Music & The China Records Group

» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences

» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business

» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group

» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World

» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing

» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership

» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Png Z

» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

The International Radio Festival Announce Final Line Up Of Radio Stations

Critically-Acclaimed Instrumental Rock Guitarist Mike Dekleva Releases His Second Four Song Instrumental Rock Music EP, "Psychedelia," On Friday, November 9, 2018

Smooth Gospel Artist LARRY CRAIG Drops Single To Radio

Amsterdam Dance Event Rounds Up Record Breaking 23rd Edition

Announcing Amped Studio 2.0

Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Halie Loren Has New Music Video In Production

Deadline Looms - The 15th Annual Acoustic Music Awards



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships