Fresh off the announcement of their 3rd album, Evolve, Imagine Dragons will support the LP with a North American tour beginning in September.
— Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) May 9, 2017
The tour was announced on May 9th, alongside the release of the album’s 3rd single “Whatever It Takes”. Tickets went on-sale via Live Nation on Friday, May 19th and by 5pm that afternoon over 15,000 tickets had already become available on the secondary market.
Two dates already have a ticket market surpassing 1,000 available seats; Boston’s TD Garden on October 29th and Anaheim’s Honda Center on November 16th.
According to secondary market ticket aggregator TicketIQ, the most expensive date of the tour is Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Arena on November 4th, with tickets starting at $109. Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome on October 11th is the cheapest date of the tour, with tickets starting at $35. Salt Lake City’s USANA Amphitheater has the smallest market of the tour, with less than 200 tickets on the secondary market for the October 13th performance.
Overall, ticket prices are quite affordable, only 3 dates feature a “Get-In” price (cheapest ticket available) above $50 and the average asking price per ticket is $224. 2015’s “Smoke + Mirrors” tour saw an average ticket price of just $103 while the extended “Night Visions” tour saw an average ticket price of $144 on the secondary market.
Some other highlights of the tour include the Hollywood Bowl on October 1st, Chicago’s United Center on October 18th, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 23rd, and the band’s first performance at T-Mobile Arena in their hometown of Las Vegas on September 29th.