(UPDATE 11/30/15) Legendary jam band Phish is just a month removed from a four-show New Year's Run at Madison Square Garden, and ticket prices have steadily dropped on the secondary market over the last eight weeks. According to TicketIQ the average price for Phish tickets at MSG is now $243.32 over the four gigs, marking a massive 29.3% tumble from the residency's $344.38 average ticket price in early October.
Below is a breakdown of ticket prices to each upcoming show in Midtown Manhattan, with data provided by TicketIQ:
Phish Tickets for Winter MSG Residency Now On Sale
(UPDATE 10/2/15) Taste the fear, phans, for tickets to Phish’s Madison Square Garden residency this winter are now on sale. The Vermont jam band will take on The World’s Most Famous Arena for four nights in December and January, and it will cost a pretty penny to be on hand.
Following Friday’s 12 p.m. ET on sale to the general public, the average price for Phish tickets on the secondary market is now $344.38.
The group kicks things off on December 30 and remains in Midtown Manhattan through January 2. The upcoming Garden shows will be the first time Phish have played the arena since 2013, when they performed a similar four-night residency at the end of December. Over that time the average price for Phish tickets on the secondary market was $164.14, marking a 109% jump for this year’s four-show affair.
The band is still touring on the legs of Fuego, their 2014 studio release. The twelfth LP in their discography, Fuego debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 32,000 copies in its first week of sales.
With Tour Winding Down, Phish Tickets Still Generating High Demand on Secondary Market
(UPDATE 8/13/15) Ticket prices are remaining high on the secondary market for Phish’s final eight shows this summer. The pivotal jam band will play gigs through the beginning of September, and the average secondary price for Phish tickets over the next three weeks is $165.40.
Trey Anastasio and Co. make their most expensive remaining stop on September 6 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Colorado. Serving as the final show of tour, the secondary average for tickets is currently $294.75 and the get-in price starts at $243. The group’s first of three shows in Colorado will be the second most expensive gig remaining with an average price of $263.80 and a $140 get-in price.
An August 16 show at Merriwerather Post Pavilion in Maryland serves as the cheapest show of tour at an average price of $126.83 and a $58 get-in price.
The band will also play its annual Magnaball Festival in Watkins Glen, New York beginning next week. 3-day passes are available for the weekend-long escapade, and Magnaball 3-day passes currently average $489.30. The cheapest available is listed for $267.
Phish Tickets for 2015 Summer Tour Most Expensive Since 2012
(UPDATE 8/4/15) Fresh off a five-show stint with the Grateful Dead earlier this summer, Trey Anastasio has returned to the stage to front his own jam band Phish along its 2015 summer tour. The contemporary rockers have had plenty to celebrate between their Magnaball Festival this month and rising ticket prices on the secondary market. In fact, Phish tickets along the summer run are the most expensive they’ve been since 2012.
According to TicketIQ the average secondary price for Phish tickets over the band’s remaining 14 shows is $144.17. Only 2012 was more bountiful for Anastasio and Co., who owned a secondary ticket average of $192 that year. Credit the price boost to the frontman’s flirt with the Grateful Dead, which received generally favorable reviews for their shows between Levi’s Stadium and Soldier Field.
Phish is finding exceptional ticket demand for its Magnaball Festival beginning August 21 at Watkins Glen International Speedway. The average secondary price for a 3-day Magnaball pass is now $569.41 and the cheapest available is $271. What has become an annual Labor Day tradition for the band, Phish will also plays three shows at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park between September 4 and 6. 3-day Phish passes for the Colorado shows average $324.67 and get-in price starts at $150.
Other top-priced shows include August 9 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre ($266.06 avg./$64 get-in), August 14 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre ($211.77 avg./$94 get-in) and August 7 at Blossom Music Center ($141.77 avg./$56.20 get-in). The 2015 summer tour continues through Labor Day weekend.
Now on Summer Tour, Phish Tickets Averaging $134 on Resale Market
(UPDATE 7/22/15) Phans across North America have reason to celebrate this summer. Popular jam band Phish is ankle-deep in its 2015 summer run, which continues over 22 more dates through the beginning of September. Frontman Trey Anastasio is less than a month removed from his five-show stint with the Grateful Dead, but the guitar virtuoso
has returned to the road with his primary project for the next six weeks.
A big demand for tickets exists on the secondary market as well. According to TicketIQ the average secondary price for Phish tickets is
$134.41. The most expensive show remaining comes on August 1 at Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood, where tickets own a secondary average of $270.51 and get-in price starts at $20. August 9 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre serves as the second cheapest show. Tickets average $233.78 and get-in price is $52.50.
A July 28 stop at Austin360 Amphitheater will be the least expensive show of the summer run. Phish Austin tickets currently own a secondary average of $62.15 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $21. The band makes its second cheapest stop at Verizon Theatre at Grand Praire on July 29, with tickets averaging $74.26 and get-in price listed for just $19 – the cheapest of tour.
Phish’s summer stint will also include a performance at the band’s very own Magnaball Festival August 21. Three-day passes to the rock fest now own a median ticket price of $572.55 and the cheapest pass is $258.
The tour officially wraps on September 6 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.
Phish Announce Summer U.S. Tour, Magnaball Festival Dates
(UPDATE 3/18/15) Playing alongside the Grateful Dead won’t be the only thing keeping Trey Anastasio busy this summer. The 50-year-old’s primary project, Phish, has announced a 25-show tour following the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well shows in July.
The tour will kick off with two shows at Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, Oregon on July 21 and 22 and will travel across the U.S. through September 6, when it ultimately wraps at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.
The summer tour will be highlighted by Magnaball, the group’s self-created festival that will run from August 21-23 in Watkins Glen, New York. 2015 marks the 10th annual installment of the festival and more information will released in the coming weeks.
Among other cities the band will hit over its three-month tour include Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Kansas City and Philadelphia. The tour will primarily hit amphitheaters around the nation, with the exception of its L.A. stop at The Forum on July 25.
Prior to the start of tour, Anastasio is scheduled to play three shows with the Dead at Soldier Field in Chicago from July 3-5. He’ll be just one of several A-list guests appearing alongside the original four members. Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti will also be onstage during each show this summer.
Tickets for Magnaball go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 20 at 12pm EST. All other tour dates will see tickets go on sale Thursday, April 2.
View the full tour itinerary below and check back for all upcoming Phish tour announcements and news.
Phish 2015 Summer Tour Dates
July 21 & 22 - Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
July 24 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 25 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
July 28 - Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
July 29 - Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 31 & August 1 - Atlanta, GA @ Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
August 2 - Tuscaloosa, AL @ Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
August 4 - Nashville, TN @ Riverfront Park Amphitheater
August 5 - Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre
August 7 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 8 & 9 - East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre
August 11 & 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Mann
August 14 - Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater
August 15 & 16 - Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
August 21 - 23 - Watkins Glen, NY @ Magnaball
September 4 - 6 - Commerce City, CO @ Dick's Sporting Goods Park