Top 5 Concert Tickets Of The Week (7/28)
July 28, 2014
Modern pop and classic rock make up the bulk of this week’s top concerts. Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run Tour comprise the pop-side of the list while ageless rock icons Aerosmith and Journey & Steve Miller Band all travel to Las Vegas over the weekend. Chicago’s Lollapalooza also makes the list as the Grant Park-based festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend.
8/3 - Justin Timberlake @ Smoothie King Center (New Orleans, LA) | Avg. Price: $453.72 | Get-in: $181
Justin Timberlake take his 20/20 Experience World Tour south this weekend when he plays the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Saturday. The average price for New Orleans Justin Timberlake tickets is $453.72 on the secondary market, down 13%, with a get-in price of $181. The former ‘NSYNC frontman will have nine U.S. dates remaining on the North American leg of his tour before he heads to the U.K. for a show at Hylands Park on August 16.
8/2 - On the Run Tour @ Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA) | Avg. Price: $420.63 | Get-in: $116
As their monumental On the Run Tour winds down, Jay-Z and Beyonce travel west this weekend to play Pasadena’s Rose Bowl on Saturday. The average secondary price for August 2 On the Run tickets is $420.63, down 2% on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $116. The power couple will play the Rose Bowl again the following night before heading to San Francisco for two dates at AT&T Park next week.
8/1-8/3 - Lollapalooza Three-Day Pass @ Grant Park (Chicago) | Avg. Price: $395.57 | Get-in: $297
Chicago’s Lollapalooza Festival will be held in Grant Park this weekend. The three-day concert will feature headliners Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex and Calvin Harris. The average price for Lollapalooza tickets for a three-day pass is $395.57, down 8% on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $297. The festival will feature digital wristbands this year which will allow attendees to link their debit or credit card up to pay for various items throughout the park with the flick of a wrist.
8/2 - Aerosmith @ MGM Grand Arena (Las Vegas, NV) | Avg. Price: $276.83 | Get-in: $65
Steven Tyler and Aerosmith head to Las Vegas this weekend when they play the MGM Grand Arena on Saturday night. The average secondary price for Las Vegas Aerosmith tickets is $276.83, up 10% on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $65. Following their Las Vegas date, the band will play 11 more U.S. shows through early September before heading to Canada’s Cape Fest 2014 on September 12.
8/1 - Journey & Steve Miller Band @ Mandalay Bay Events Center (Las Vegas, NV) | Avg. Price: $271.08 | Get-in: $91
Las Vegas will be home to several rock icons this weekend as Journey and Steve Miller Band also travel to the City of Sin on Friday night to play the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The average price for Las Vegas Journey & Steve Miller Band tickets is $271.08, up a significant 30% on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $91. The duo of classic rock bands will take their tour through the U.S. until September 12 when they conclude at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
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