Stevie Wonder Launches Final ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour Leg in Montreal Wednesday
September 29, 2015
(UPDATE 9/29/15) It will be fitting sendoff for one of music’s most iconic figures as Stevie Wonder embarks on the final leg of his “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour this Wednesday. The beloved musician will hit 20 cities across North America over his final two months on the road, and ticket prices are nearing the $200 average on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ the average price for Stevie Wonder tickets across his final 20 shows is $182.34. That is just 2.4% cheaper than his spring run of shows between March and April, which averaged a $186.91 ticket over 12 dates. The final leg serves as his third jaunt across the continent since beginning the tour back in November of 2014.
Wonder makes his most expensive stop on November 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Serving as the final show of tour, tickets to the Midtown Manhattan gig now average $232.75 and the get-in price is $77. Other top-priced gigs include November 14 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte ($230.51 avg./$64 get-in) and October 25 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis ($206.91 avg./$58 get-in).
Conversely, it will be a November 5 show at Verizon Arena in Arkansas that owns the most affordable ticket prices on the secondary market. The average price for Stevie Wonder tickets at Verizon Arena is $103.42 and the get-in price starts at $41. Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis welcome the second least expensive show on November 7 with a ticket average of $135.19 and $49 get-in price.
“The Songs in the Key of Life” Tour has run in celebration of the aptly-named album’s 38th and 39thanniversary. Released in 1976, it is widely considered to be one of the most influential albums of all-time. It contained many of Wonder’s biggest hits, including “Sir Duke”, “I Wish” and “Isn’t She Lovely”.
Stevie Wonder Announces Final North American Dates of ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour
(UPDATE 8/18/15) Legendary musician Stevie Wonder will be out on the road a bit longer this fall. The influential soul and funk artist has announced the next leg of his “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour, which will take him to 20 more cities across North America between September and November.
The new batch of dates begins on September 30 at the Bell Centre in Montreal and travels in the U.S. and Canada through November 24 when it wraps at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Among the notable stops Wonder will make include the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, United Center in Chicago, AT&T Center in San Antonio and Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
Tickets to the newly announced dates go on sale this Friday, August 21 via Ticketmaster. Wonder has stated that this will be the final time he announces new dates on the “Songs in the Key of Life” Tour, which has run sporadically since November of last year.
View the complete list of new dates below:
Stevie Wonder ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ 2015 Tour Dates
09/30 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
10/03 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
10/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
10/09 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
10/11 – Hartford, CT @ XL Center
10/14 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
10/16 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/19 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Consol Energy Center
10/23 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
10/25 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
10/31 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
11/03 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy Arena
11/05 – Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
11/07 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
11/10 – Knoxville, TN @ Thompson-Boling Arena
11/14 – Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena
11/17 – Charlottesville, VA @ John Paul Jones Arena
11/19 – Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
11/21 – Detroit, MI @ Joe Lewis Arena
11/24 – New York City @ Madison Square Garden
(UPDATE 3/16) Stevie Wonder is set to kick of the final leg of his Songs in the Key of Life Tour on March 17. Wonder will play 12 shows from the 17th to April 14. On the secondary market, Stevie Wonder tickets have an average price of $212.66 across all 12 shows.
The first show will be played at Denver’s Pepsi Center on Tuesday night. The average price for the show is $148.07 with a get-in price of $54. The most expensive date on the tour will come on April 12 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with an average price of $441.16 with a get-in price of $136. The least expensive concert will be at Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center on March 27. The average price for Stevie Wonder tickets in Louisville is $142.14 with a get-in price of $22.
Four shows will have an average price above $200. Those nights include April 4 at the Frank Erwin Center, April 14 at Prudential Center and March 20 at Toyota Center.
UPDATE (2/5) Stevie Wonder has added another date to his growing tour. He will now be performer at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on April 14.
Stevie Wonder Adds 2nd Leg To “Songs In The Key Of Life” Tour
After a highly successful run in late 2014, Stevie Wonder has announced an additional 11 dates on his “Songs In The Key Of Life” tour.
Playing in cities such as New Orleans, Austin, Columbus, and Nashville, the new dates run from March 17th to April 12th.
Looking at the secondary market, tickets for the 2015 run average $327.30 on the secondary market, easily making it one of 2015's most expensive tours. April 1st at the Schottenstein Center is the cheapest date on the tour and the only one to average under $200 – at a $184.15 price point. Wonder's first ever show at the Barclay's Center on April 12th and a March 22nd engagement at Miami's American Airlines Center average over $500 each.
Legendary musician singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder announced a “Songs in the Key of Life” tour that will feature an 11 city tour of live adaptations of his 1976 album, a record of soul that eventually became his landmark release.
The tour will kick off this Thursday November 6 at the famed Madison Square Garden as Stevie Wonder tickets for his opening show in New York are the most expensive of his tour, currently at an average price of $651.20 on the secondary market with a get-in price of $203.
The overall tour average for Stevie Wonder tickets is currently $240.61 on the secondary market. The cheapest show on tour according to TicketIQ is when the musician will travel to the Philips Arena on November 22 in Atlanta, Georgia. Stevie Wonder tickets for this show have a current average price of $183.88 on the secondary market, which is 31.4% below the tour average with a get-in price of $35.
One of the all-time soul greats will take his most celebrated album out onto the road later this year after releasing Stevie Wonder tickets for an 11-date North American tour named Songs In The Key Of Life Performance.
Released through Motown Records in 1976, Wonder’s 18th studio effort reached number one on the Billboard 200, sold ten million copies in the US alone, won four Grammy Awards including Album of the Year, and regularly features at the top of music critics’ Best Ever polls.
The 64-year-old first played the entirety of the double album at his annual House Full of Toys benefit concert at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre last December. But fans of the seminal record across the country will now get the chance to experience it live, starting with New Yorkers, with Stevie Wonder tickets up for grabs on TicketIQ at a get-in price of $169 for his opening date at Madison Square Garden on November 6.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will then move onto the likes of Chicago’s United Center on Nov 14 ($145), Atlanta’s Philips Arena on Nov 22 ($113), Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena on Nov 29 ($138) and Seattle’s Key Arena on December 3 ($119) before finishing up at Oakland’s Oracle Arena on Dec 5 ($205).
Those with Stevie Wonder tickets should of course look forward to hearing the likes of chart-topping singles “I Wish” and “Sir Duke,” romantic favorites “As” and “Isn’t She Lovely,” and the four numbers from the A Something’s Extra E.P. which was included on the special edition version of the original LP.
11/6 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
11/9 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
11/11 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
11/14 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
11/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
11/20 - Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace
11/22 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
11/25 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
11/29 - Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
12/3 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
12/5 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena