March will be starting strong in terms of the amount of big concerts that will be taking place in the opening week. There are some new acts working their way on the most expensive list this week. The New York City area will be the ruler of this week’s concerts, though Las Vegas and Los Angeles still carry their own top events of the week.
1) 3/8/14 - Allman Brothers Band | Beacon Theatre, NYC | Avg. Price: $484 | Get-in Price: $163
The Allman Brothers are the latest musical act to set up a temporary residency at one of New York’s most famous venues. The band will play 14 shows at the Beacon Theatre from March 4 to March 29. Allman Brothers tickets for the Saturday night’s show is the most expensive for this week.
2) 3/8/14 - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill | The Venetian, Las Vegas | Avg. Price: $417 | Get-in Price: $108
The country duo keeps going strong during their Vegas residency at The Venetian. Tim McGraw tickets have decreased in price a bit over the past week, but the couple still remains the highest priced music act in Vegas.
3) 3/4/14 - Los Angeles Philharmonic | Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles | Avg. Price: $387 | Get-in Price: $58
Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will take over the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. While the average price for Los Angeles Philharmonic tickets have one of the highest average prices of the week, the get-in price is by far the cheapest of any of the week’s top events.
4) 3/8/14 - Moody Blues | Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ | Avg. Price: $382 | Get-in Price: $245
The price for Moody Blues tickets for Saturday is a result of supply and demand. The Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank holds a capacity of just over 1,500. The Moody Blues will be playing two nights in a row, with the 8th more expensive than the 7th, but that’s still not enough to drop the highest get-in price of any event this week.
5) 3/6/14 - Sting & Paul Simon | Madison Square Garden | Avg. Price: $372 | Get-in Price: $67
This star-studded duo will be playing two shows at Madison Square Garden this week, on Tuesday and Thursday. While Sting and Paul Simon tickets have sold enough for two MSG shows, the get-in price for Thursday night remains relatively inexpensive.
These are some of the biggest names in music and the high ticket prices for each concert show how big each of these tours 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.
On the other side of the spectrum Tool kicks off 2014 tour with ridiculously cheap tickets. After years of waiting, Tool is set to kick off their North American tour tomorrow at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington. Ticket prices for the show have seen a 60% decrease in the past month to a $56 average asking price. Cheapest ticket is currently $16. The best value ticket is Lower Level 100's Center – from $25. Overall, Tool tickets have fallen to average of $177 for their 12-date tour. The above mentioned Spokane is the cheapest date, while San Diego's Valley View Casino on March 16th is the most expensive at $271.