Stevie Wonder just recently kicked off his “Song in The Key of Life” tour this past Thursday night at the famed Madison Square Garden which was the most expensive show of the tour on the secondary market.
Stevie Wonder’s tour consist of an 11 date tour run over the next month as the artist will perform in the biggest venues across North America. Stevie Wonder tickets for the opening show at the Garden had an average price of $409.68 in the secondary market, which was 109% above the overall tour average and a get in price of $177 also marks the highest of the tour. Here's a little more on Stevie's Madison Square Garden show from an article we recently published on Forbes:
Stevie Wonder is set to start his Songs In The Key Of Life Tour on Thursday night. The tour will run for 11 dates over the next month in the biggest arenas across North America. The run will start at Madison Square Garden, which is easily the most expensive show of the tour on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ, the average price for Stevie Wonder tickets at the World’s Most Famous Arena is currently $479.68, 109% above the overall tour average. The get-in price of $177 is also the highest of the tour and is just one of two dates with a get-in price above $100. The other is the second stop, November 9 at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. with a get-in price of $115.
During the tour, Wonder will play his 1976 album Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety, something he had not done since a concert in Los Angeles this past December. The album is widely considered one of the best of all time and was even ranked 57th on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All-Time list in 2005. Also in 2005, the album was certified diamond by the RIAA for selling over $10 million copies.
It’s been seven years since Wonder has been on tour as for this tour run he will play songs from his 1976 album “Songs in The Key of Life” which is considered to be one of the best records of all time. Stevie Wonder’s next show is at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. on November 9.
Also, here is the setlist for the Madison Square Garden show:
Love's in Need of Love Today
Have a Talk With God
Village Ghetto Land
Knocks Me Off My Feet
Isn't She Lovely
Joy Inside My Tears
All Day Sucker
Easy Goin’ Evening (My Mama’s Call)
Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
If It's Magic