Damon Albarn & NIN Top The List Of Top Alt-Rock Summer Tours

May 21, 2014

If alternative rock is your kind of music, there are plenty of bands on tour that will interest you. Damon Albarn, Arcade Fire and Kings of Leon highlight some of the top artists hopping around the nation this summer. Damon Albarn is the most expensive ticket of the summer with a $203.71 average, while Modest Mouse is a relatively modest $163.90.

Below is the top alternative rock music tours of the summer:

1) Damon Albarn | Avg. Price: $203.71

Damon Albarn tickets have the highest average on this list, and it’s no wonder why. The English musician only has seven shows scheduled in the US, all in the month of June. His first two shows are in New York City, at The Governors Ball Music Festival 2014 on June 6, and Irving Plaza June 8. His last show is At the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival June 14 at Manchester, Tennessee.

2) Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden | Avg. Price: $181.37

Nine Inch Nails is currently touring around Europe, and won’t be back in the US until July 19. Nine Inch Nails tickets are averaging $181.37for their shows, and Soundgarden will join them once they return to the states. Their first show is at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.

3) Arcade Fire | Avg. Price: $176

Alternative rock has proven to be quite popular overseas with Arcade Fire currently touring in Europe as well. Their first show in the US is July 30 at Mountain View, California. Arcade Fire tickets are averaging $176 for the tour, with their last show August 30 in Montreal. Their last show in the US is August 27 in Chicago.

4) Kings of Leon | Avg. Price: $173.76

The first show for Kings of Leon is in St. Louis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on July 31. Kings of Leon tickets are averaging $173.76 for the tour with shows scheduled till early October. Their last show is at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on October 5 in Irvine, California.

5) Modest Mouse | Avg. Price: $163.90

So far Modest Mouse only has twelve shows remaining on their tour, and none scheduled out west. They have six shows scheduled in New York State, including three part of the Hudson Project in Saugerties, New York. Modest Mouse tickets are the cheapest on the list, averaging $163.90 for the tour. Their last show is August 9 at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens, New York.