(UPDATE 5/26/15) Hip-hop heavyweight Drake recently kicked off his “Jungle” Tour in North America, and the actor-turned-rapper is seeing ticket prices near the $200 average for his remaining solo dates. Prior to his performances at Governors Ball and his own OVO Fest, he’ll play four more shows through next week. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Drake tickets is $193.44 over those four gigs.
Drake will make his most expensive stop at United Center in Chicago on May 29. Tickets for the Windy City show currently average at $243.68 and get-in price starts at $97 on the secondary market. A June 2 show in his native Toronto at Air Canada Centre is his second top-priced show, with tickets averaging at $215.80 and the cheapest priced for $81.
Conversely, Drake’s cheapest gig comes on May 31 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The average secondary price for tickets is $108.06 and get-in price is just $11. His May 27 show at Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit will be his second cheapest, with an average secondary price of $146.47 and get-in price of $37.
Drake Begins “Jungle Tour” This Week, Tickets Averaging Above $200 on Secondary Market
(UPDATE 5/18/15) Always one to set the world on fire with new news, hip-hop royalty Drake is set to begin his highly anticipated “Jungle” Tour this week. The actor-turned-rapper kicks things off on Sunday with a show at Houston’s Toyota Center and will play five solo shows through June 2, when he wraps at Air Canada Centre in his native Toronto.
According to TicketIQ, the average price for Drake tickets over his five-show run is $228.27 on the secondary market. His most expensive stop will be his inaugural gig in Houston, where tickets own a secondary average of $365.76 and get-in price starts at $125. A stop at Chicago’s United Center on May 29 will be his second highest-priced show, with tickets averaging at $249.83 and the cheapest ticket going for $81.
Drake’s cheapest date of tour comes on May 31 at Bell Centre in Montreal. That show currently owns a median price of $130.98 on the secondary market. The cheapest ticket is priced at $25. Tickets for a May 27 stop at Palace at Auburn Hills in Detroit averages at $162.35 and get-in price is $42.
With "Jungle" Tour Set To Begin, Drake Tickets Averaging at $258 on Secondary Market
(UPDATE 5/13/15) Since the release of his latest mixtape, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”, Drake has further etched his name into the history book and has solidified his spot as rap and R&B’s biggest artist. The former actor is currently on tour in support of the mixtape and is slated to play 10 more shows through his appearance at his very own OVO Fest in Toronto on August 3.
The rapper will see a considerable secondary market ticket demand along the way. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Drake tickets over his 10 remaining shows is $258.31. He’ll make his most expensive tour stop on May 24 at the Toyota Center in Houston. That show currently sees tickets average at $363.23 and get-in price start at $120.
Conversely, the cheapest tour date will be at the Bell Centre in Montreal on May 31. Drake tickets to his Montreal gig currently own a median average of $162.23 and the cheapest available ticket is $26. Just one other show averages below $200; on May 27 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, tickets own a $171.33 average and $43 get-in price.
(4/14/15) Fresh off his performance at Coachella, Drake has announced a limited amount of tour dates through the rest of the spring. The “Jungle” Tour includes three individual US dates, two stops in Canada and a Friday performance at New York’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival.
Drake will also perform at Coachella’s second weekend and OVO Fest in Toronto. The average price for Coachella tickets during Weekend 2 is $549.35. Governor’s Ball tickets on June 5, when Drake is scheduled to play, have an average price of $872.50, with a get-in price of $222. OVO Fest tickets on August 3 have an average price of $555.66, while a two-day pass is currently listed with an average of $735.
Along with the tour announcement, it was revealed that physical copies of Drake’s latest album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late will be released on April 21. Below are the six tour dates as announced through Drake’s Instagram account. No date has been announced yet for when tickets will go on sale, but secondary market tickets are already available.
May 24 - Toyota Center - Houston, TX
May 27 - The Palace of Auburn Hills - Detroit, MI
May 29 - United Center/Allstate Arena - Chicago, IL
May 31 - Bell Centre - Montreal, QB
June 2 - Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
June 5 - Governor’s Ball Music Festival - New York