Top Concert Tickets Of The Week (12/29)
December 29, 2014
With New Year’s Eve just two days away, this week’s top-priced shows will be primarily held in Las Vegas and New York City. Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga go cheek-to-cheek as the most expensive show on the secondary market at The Chelsea on December 31. Maroon 5 and Justin Timberlake also set to play top-priced Vegas shows this Wednesday. Elton John and EDM superstars Skrillex and Diplo will each host New York City-based shows on New Year’s Eve. Below are the top 10 concerts this week, per TicketIQ:
12/31/14 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga at The Chelsea Las Vegas | Avg. Price: $716.50 | Get-in: $207
Timeless showtunes crooner Tony Bennett will perform duets with Lady Gaga at The Chelsea this Wednesday. The duo will soon embark on tour together beginning at the end of January, playing nearly 25 shows across the globe through July. The average price for Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga tickets to their New Year’s Eve show in Las Vegas is $716.50 and get-in price starts at $207 on the secondary market.
12/31/14 Maroon 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center | Avg. Price: $403.90 | Get-in: $76
Prior to beginning their V Tour in February, Maroon 5 will warm up with two Las Vegas shows this week at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The group will play the second most expensive show this week on Wednesday, with Maroon 5 tickets averaging at $403.90 on the secondary market. Get-in price starts at $76. Adam Levine and co. will tour North America through the beginning of April, wrapping at The Forum in Los Angeles on April 4.
1/2/15 Justin Timberlake at MGM Grand Garden Arena | Avg. Price: $384.02 | Get-in: $118
Justin Timberlake will officially close out his two-year 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this Friday. The average secondary price for Justin Timberlake tickets to his final show of tour is $384.02 and get-in price starts at $118. Timberlake will likely take a much-need sabbatical from the road following his stop in Las Vegas, though the former N’Sync frontman has been known to rigorously tour throughout his career.
12/31/14 Elton John at Barclays Center | Avg. Price: $307.94 | Get-in: $58
“Rocket Man” singer Elton John will play the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve, where the average price for Elton John tickets is $307.94 and get-in price starts at $58 on the secondary market. The beloved singer will play a string of dates throughout January and six of his seven dates during the month will be played at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. His residency in the City of Sin continues through April.
12/31/14 Billy Joel at Amway Center | Avg. Price: $274.96 | Get-in: $40
After 12 shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden each month in 2014, Billy Joel will ring in the New Year with a performance at the Amway Center in Orlando on Wednesday. The average secondary price for Billy Joel tickets to his NYE show is $274.96. Get-in price for the concert starts at $40. Joel will look to repeat his monster 2014 and has already arranged one MSG show per month through September of next year.
12/31/14 The Beach Boys at Pechanga Resort & Casino | Avg. Price: $192.50 | Get-in: $137
The historic Beach Boys will play the Pechanga Resort & Casino on New Year’s Eve. The average price for Beach Boys tickets to their New Year’s Eve show is $192.50 and get-in price starts at $137. The group will tour North American exclusively through the first four months of 2015, ultimately concluding at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury in New York on April 25.
1/3/15 The Temptations & The Four Tops Palace Theatre | Avg. Price: $184.91 | Get-in: $123
Legendary Motown act The Temptations take their current tour to the Palace Theatre on New York City’s Broadway this Saturday. The group will play alongside The Four Tops as they continue their stay on the Great White Way this week. The average price for Temptations tickets is $184.91 and get-in price starts at $123 on the secondary market.
12/31/14 Gov’t Mule at Beacon Theatre | Avg. Price: $165.26 | Get-in: $67
Southern rockers Gov’t Mule will play at New York City’s Beacon Theatre on New Year’s Eve, where the average secondary price for Gov’t Mule tickets is $165.26 and get-in price is listed at $67. Wednesday’s show will be the band’s second and final appearance at the historic New York City venue. They then head to the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania for two shows on January 2 and 3.
12/31 Bassnectar at Bridgestone Arena | Avg. Price: $163.37 | Get-in: $85
Bassnectar has two more shows remaining, but the famous DJ and producer will close his 2014 out at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on New Year’s Eve. The average price for Bassnectar tickets to his Wednesday show is $163.37 and get-in price is $85 on the secondary market. He has four shows scheduled in 2015 thus far, with two shows each at the EDC Puerto Rico on February 21 and 22 and the Buku Music & Art Project in New Orleans on March 13 and 14.
12/31 Skrillex & Diplo at Madison Square Garden | Avg. Price: $157.19 | Get-in: $33
EDM superstars Skrillex and Diplo will take over Madison Square Garden this Wednesday for a New Year’s Eve bash at the World’s Most Famous Arena. The average secondary price for Skrillex tickets to his NYE show is $157.19 and get-in price is $33. The former punk rocker will end his year with a bang and on top of the EDM charts once again after a huge 2014 placed him in dance music royalty.