(UPDATE 1/19/16) It will be a sensational spring for legendary singer Robert Plant, who sets to embark on a trek through the U.S. this March. Being called "Blues...Roots and Hollers (A Southern Journey)", Plant will head out on the road with the Sensational Space Shifters for 11 dates in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Lousiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
The tour comes while the band preps for the follow-up to 2014's Lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar. It will officially launch on March 4 at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival in Florida before making its way to St. Augustine on March 6. Additional city stops include Mobile, Jackson, Baton Rouge, Tulsa, Dallas and San Antonio. The tour ends on March 20 at ACL Live at Moody Theater in Austin.
As it stands now, the average price for Robert Plan tickets is $185.03 on the secondary market. His most expensive stop comes on March 11 at Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium in Louisiana, where tickets average $228.69 and the cheapest ticket available is listed for $84. Conversely, a March 7 gig at Saenger Theatre in Mobile is the cheapest, with an average price of $170.88.
View the complete list of tour dates below and make sure to check back here for the latest Robert Plant news and updates:
2016 Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters 'A Southern Journey' Tour Dates
March 4 - 6 - Okeechobee, FL @ Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival
March 6 - St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
March 7 - Mobile, AL @ Saenger Theatre
March 9 - Jackson, MS @ Thalia Mara Hall
March 10 - Baton Rouge, LA @ River Center Theatre
March 11 - Shreveport, LA @ Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
March 13 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
March 15 - Dallas, TX @ The Bomb Factory
March 17 - San Antonio, TX @ Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
March 18 - Midland, TX @ Wagner Noel Center Performing Arts Center
March 20 - Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater
With Tour Winding Down, Robert Plant Tickets Still Averaging $83 on Resale Market
(UPDATE 6/11/15) You’ll need more than just a quarter to see Robert Plant live as the iconic singer puts the finishing touches on his current run of shows with the Sensational Space Shifters. The 66-year-old singer and former frontman of Led Zeppelin has four shows remaining through next week, and Plant is seeing a significant demand for tickets on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Robert Plant tickets over his final shows is $83.09. He’ll play his most expensive show at Booth Amphitheatre in North Carolina on June 15, where tickets average at $107.22 and get-in price starts at $68. A June 12 stop at Mud Island Amphitheatre in Memphis has garnered near-identical prices. That show owns a secondary ticket average of $105.58 and $46 get-in price.
On June 17, Plant’s show at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia owns just a $49 ticket average on the resale market, 41% below tour average, and the cheapest available ticket is $42. He is also slated to play this year’s Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee on June 14.
With Nine Shows Remaining on Tour, Robert Plant Tickets on Secondary Market Own $118 Average
(UPDATE 5/28/15) Influential singer Robert Plant is currently out on the road with The Sensational Space Shifters and will play nine more shows through the middle of June. The former Led Zeppelin frontman is still going strong at 66 years young and will hit amphitheaters across the country over the next two weeks. Over his tour’s nine remaining dates, the average price for Robert Plant tickets is $118.14 on the secondary market.
Plant’s most expensive show will be on June 2 at Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for tickets to the SoCal show is currently $185.47 and get-in price starts at $98. The “Big Log” singer sees a trio of shows loom around the $400 ticket average, which serve as his second, third and fourth most expensive gigs. Those shows will be at Booth Amphitheatre on June 15 ($148.46), Mud Island Amphitheatre on June 12 ($142.70) and FirstMerit Bank Pavilion June 10($141.68).
His least expensive stop comes on June 17 when he hits the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Tickets to that show own a secondary average of $53.51 and get-in price is $42. A stop at Santa Barbara Bowl on May 31 is his second cheapest, with tickets averaging at $60.03 and get-in price starting at just $18 on the secondary market.
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Announce North American Summer Tour
(3/16/15) Robert Plant is taking his Sensational Space Shifters on the road this this summer. The North American tour will play 15 dates between May and June and will hit a slew of festivals along the way.
The tour kicks off at the Sasquatch! Festival in George, Washington on May 24 and will wrap at the Mann Center in Philadelphia on June 17. The band is slated to play the BottleRock, Mountain Jam, Meadowbrook and Bonnaroo Festivals over its month-long road stint.
Tickets for all upcoming solo dates go on sale this Friday, March 20 at 10am ET. The tour is in promotion of the Sensational Space Shifters’ latest album lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar, which was released last September. Each non-festival show will include a copy of the album with the purchase of a ticket.
The Pixies and JD McPherson will be opening on select dates, playing nine shows in total. All Pixies dates will be played in June while McPherson will play four shows through June.
View the complete list of dates below.
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters 2015 Summer Tour
May 24 – George, Wash. @ Sasquatch! Festival
May 25 – Bend, Ore. @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
May 27 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot
May 28 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ Brooklyn Bowl
May 30 – Napa, Calif. @ BottleRock Festival
May 31 – Santa Barbara, Calif. @ Santa Barbara Bowl
June 2 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Greek Theatre
June 5 – Hunter, N.Y. @ Mountain Jam Festival
June 7 – Toronto, Ontario @ Molson Amphitheatre
June 9 – Rochester Hills, Mich. @ Meadowbrook Music Festival
June 10 – Chicago, Ill. @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion
June 12 – Memphis, Tenn. @ Mud Island Amphitheatre
June 12-14 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo
June 15 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Koka Booth Amphitheater
June 17 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Mann Center