Residencies continue to dominate the secondary market as the most expensive concerts each week. Three of this week’s top five most expensive concerts are from artists on some type of residency at a venue. Even with these artists playing at the same spot, ticket demand stays high for all of the shows. This week all five top concerts have an average price of at least $400. While most of the top concerts tickets are for the weekend, two of the top tickets will be for shows early in the week.
- 3/18/14 - Allman Brothers | Beacon Theatre | Avg. Price: $814 | Get-in Price: $268
Allman Brothers tickets have been expensive since they announced their residency at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, but Tuesday night’s concert is easily the most expensive single show of the run so far. The average price has jumped up 42% in the past week. The average is also $100 more than the highest priced Allman Brothers show last week.
- 3/21/14 - Billy Joel | Madison Square Garden | Avg. Price: $572 | Get-in Price: $154
Billy Joel continues his once a month show at Madison Square Garden with one of the most expensive shows to date. Joel sneaks his show in between the end of the Big East tournament the weekend before and the NCAA tournament games held at the Garden the week after. Billy Joel tickets currently have a higher average price than NCAA tournament tickets for the two sessions to be held at MSG on the 28th and 30th. Joel’s next two concerts at MSG in April and June currently have a higher average price than this coming show, which could lead some fans wanting to see him to purchase tickets for this show to get into the cheaper concert.
- 3/17/14 - Foster the People | Music Hall of Williamsburg | Avg. Price: $444 | Get-in Price: $58
The biggest concert on St. Patrick’s Day will be happening in Brooklyn at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. When Foster the People tickets went on sale for this show, it sold out in a matter of minutes. Now any fans who want to see the concert could have to pay a premium. The price has gone up 45% in the past week, but the big gap between the average and get-in price could be a good deal for any fans who can grab the lower priced tickets.
- 3/22/14 - John Legend | Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino | Avg. Price: $437 | Get-in Price: $144
Saturday night, John Legend comes in to Indio, California to the Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino as part of his All of Me Tour. Like many shows on his North American tour, John Legend tickets are likely to sell out for this show. Tickets on the secondary market have gone up 1% this week and should continue to increase as the Saturday night approaches. Eight of Legend’s next 10 shows on the tour come in California.
- 3/21/14 - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill | The Venetian, Las Vegas | Avg. Price: $421 | Get-in Price: $108
The most popular Vegas residency recently has been the power country duo of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Even with the price down 19% during the past week, Tim McGraw tickets are still currently around the high point of the average price they’ve seen during the residency so far at the Venetian. As the price trends down, this show should continue to get cheaper by the time Saturday night rolls around.
These are some of the biggest names in music and the high ticket prices for each concert show how big each of these tours and residencies have been and will continue to be. These top concerts are sure to be great shows and could give fans a good chance to see their favorite artists live.