As we dive into the second full week of 2015, some of music’s biggest acts will take the stage across North America. Sam Smith dominates the secondary market for the second straight week while Garth Brooks picks up on his Comeback Tour and sees big ticket prices. Other classic artists making the rounds this week include Fleetwood Mac and Elton John, who hit Nebraska and Las Vegas later this week, respectively. Country acts Eric Church and Florida Georgia Line will also make top-priced stops this week.
(Tickets for all of these concerts can be purchased at the bottom of this post)
1/17/15 - Sam Smith at Agganis Arena | Avg. Price: $354.05 | Get-in: $168
Soulful singer Sam Smith will play this week’s top-priced show when he hits the Agganis Arena in Boston on Saturday. The average secondary price for Sam Smith tickets on TicketIQ for his Massachusetts show is $354.05 and get-in price starts at $168. Smith recently began the next leg of his North American tour last week, where he will play 15 more shows through April.
1/17/15 - Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood at BOK Center | Avg. Price: $346.69 | Get-in: $105
After beginning a seven-show stint at the BOK Center over the weekend, Garth Brooks returns for three more dates this weekend. He’ll play his most expensive Oklahoma show on Saturday, where the average price for Garth Brooks tickets on TicketIQ is $346.69 and get-in price is $105. Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood will then head to Boston’s TD Garden for six shows next week.
1/14/15 - Bryan Adams at Rogers Arena | Avg. Price: $270.54 | Get-in: $61
Celebrating his 30th year in the music industry, Bryan Adams continues his anniversary tour at the Rodgers Arena this Wednesday. The average secondary price for Bryan Adams tickets is $270.54 and get-in price is listed at $61 on the secondary market. The Reckless Anniversary Tour continues its Canadian run through the end of next month, wrapping at the Air Canada Centre on February 28.
1/17/15 - Rob Thomas at Borgata Music Box | Avg. Price: $268.98 | Get-in: $153
Matchbox Twenty frontman and solo artist Rob Thomas heads to the Borgata Music Box in Atlantic City on Saturday. The average secondary price for Atlantic City Rob Thomas tickets is $268.98 and get-in price is $153. Thomas will play three consecutive dates at the notable A.C. venue before traveling to Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma in March.
1/17/15 - Fleetwood Mac at Pinnacle Bank Arena | Avg. Price: $265.47 | Get-in: $108
The infamous On With The Show Tour continues this weekend when it stops at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. The average price for Fleetwood Mac tickets is $265.47 on the secondary market. Get-in price starts at $108. The tour will wrap its North American leg on April 11 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
1/17/15 - Eric Church at The Chelsea | Avg. Price: $233.40 | Get-in: $89
Eric Church brings his current tour to The Chelsea in Las Vegas this weekend for two straight shows. He’ll play his top-priced date on January 17, where secondary ticket average for Eric Church tickets is $233.40 and get-in is $89. The tour will travel the U.S. and Canada all the way through September, wrapping at the WCOL Country Jam Festival in Thornville, Ohio on September 5.
1/16/15 - Elton John at Caesars Palace | Avg. Price: $222.75 | Get-in: $96
Elton John will play six shows at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas over the next two weeks, and his stop in the City of Sin on Friday will be his most expensive show this week. The average price for Elton John tickets is $222.75 on the secondary market. The show’s cheapest seat is listed at $96. He’ll break from his residency at The Chelsea for four shows in Pennsylvania and Florida in March before returning in the middle of the month.
1/18/15 - The Fresh Beat Band at The Theater at Madison Square Garden | Avg. Price: $172.66 | Get-in: $128
Nickelodeon performers The Fresh Beat Band will play The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and will see this week’s eighth most expensive ticket price on the secondary market. Fresh Beat Band tickets currently average at $172.66 and own a get-in price of $128. The group will again play The Theater next month, making a stop in Midtown Manhattan on February 13.
1/17/15 - The O’Jays at Nokia Theatre Live in LA | Avg. Price: $161.76 | Get-in: $81
“Love Train” crooners The O’Jays will play the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles this Saturday, where the average price for tickets is listed at $161.76 on the secondary market. Get-in price for the show starts at $81. The R&B group will make five stops across the U.S. through March, stopping last at the Arena Theatre in Houston on March 27.
1/16/15 - Florida Georgia Line at EJ Nutter Center | Avg. Price: $142.85 | Get-in: $86
Rounding off this week’s top-priced concerts is country pop group Florida Georgia Line, who will play the EJ Nutter Center on Friday night. The average secondary price for Florida Georgia Line tickets is $142.85 and get-in price starts at $86 for the Fairborn, Ohio show. The Anything Goes Tour continues through June and also features artists Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard.