(UPDATE 11/3/15) The time has come - tonight rising pop star The Weeknd will begin his highly anticipated "The Madness" Tour at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, and ticket prices remain high on the secondary market across the six-week trek.
With 28 shows scheduled through mid-December, the average price for The Weeknd tickets on TicketIQ is now $232.54. "The Madness" Tour marks the 25-year-old's fourth headlining jaunt and will run in support of Beauty Behind the Madness, his third studio album released back in August.
The most expensive stop of tour comes at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on December 2. That show currently owns a secondary market average of $426.84 and the get-in price is $98. Only one other show will exceed the $300 average - that will be held on December 13 at Toyota Center in Houston, where tickets average $367.25 and the cheapest ticket is listed for $143.
Conversely, a November 27 stop at MTS Centre in Winnipeg serves as the most affordable date of tour with an average ticket price of $131.69 and $48 get-in price. Other least expensive dates include tonight at Air Canada Centre ($175.67 avg./$48 get-in), November 12 at DCU Center in Worcester, MA ($179.32 avg./$63 get-in) and November 11 at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ ($179.79 avg./$58 get-in).
A slew of Jingle Ball concerts across North America are also scheduled through next month. The Weeknd will perform at KIIS FM Jingle Ball in Los Angeles on December 4, KISS 100 Jingle Ball at Boston's TD Garden, Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden December 11 and Y100 Jingle Ball at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida December 18.
Check out the complete list of tour dates below and make sure to pick up your tickets today on TicketIQ.com.
The Weeknd Tickets Averaging Over $200 on Secondary Market After Friday’s Onsale
(UPDATE 8/28/15) It will be a massive autumn for R&B and hip-hopper The Weeknd, whose newly-released sophomore LP, Beauty Behind the Madness, officially hit stores Friday. Last week the singer announced a subsequent North American tour in support of the record, which will hit venues across the U.S. and Canada between November and December. After tickets went on sale via Ticketmaster Friday morning, a strong demand is growing on the secondary market.
With the 25-year-old set to embark on his “Madness” Tour this fall, the average price for The Weeknd tickets on TicketIQ is now $204.72. He’ll make his top-priced stop onDecember 8 at The Forum in Los Angeles. That show currently owns a secondary market average of $324.29 and a $101 get-in price. Other top-priced shows includeNovember 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut ($305.83 avg./$105 get-in) andNovember 11 at Prudential Center in New Jersey ($232.12 avg./$57 get-in).
The Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary will serve as the most affordable show when The Weeknd plays there on November 29. The Weeknd tickets in Calgary currently average $167.79, 18% below tour average, and the cheapest ticket available is listed for $55.
The “Madness” Tour is the The Weeknd's fourth consecutive fall headlining tour. Last year he embarked on his five-show “King of the Fall” Tour, which garnered a $238.16 ticket average on the secondary market. His debut headlining tour in 2013, the “Kiss Land” Fall Tour, made 33 stops across the continent and averaged a $121.44 ticket.
The Weeknd Announces Fall North American Tour Dates Behind Upcoming Sophomore LP
R&B sensation The Weeknd has revealed plans for a North American fall tour behind his forthcoming album, Beauty Behind the Madness. The album, which is slated for an August 28 release, serves as the follow-up to his debut 2013 effort,Kiss Land.
Being dubbed “The Madness” Tour, it will launch on November 3 in Toronto at Air Canada Centre and work its way across the U.S. and Canada through December 19 when it wraps at American Airlines Arena in Miami. 20 dates in total are scheduled over the six-week trek.
Support on all dates is expected to be handled by fellow R&B singers Travis Scott and Banks. The tour will hit several notable big-market cities, including Chicago, Detroit, Boston, New York, Montreal, Los Angeles, Houston and Atlanta.
Check out the full tour itinerary below:
The Weeknd “The Madness” 2015 Tour Dates
11/03 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
11/06 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
11/07 – Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
11/11 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
11/12 – Boston, MA @ DCU Center
11/14 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
11/15 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
11/16 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
11/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
11/24 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
11/27 – Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
11/29 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
11/30 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
12/02 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
12/05 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
12/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
12/13 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
12/15 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
12/17 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
12/19 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena