Why Concert Tickets Are So Expensive

Over the past decade, the average ticket price for the top 100 North American tours has increased 55% to $94.83

Concert tickets are more expensive than ever and fans seem more than willing to pay the price.

香蕉视频苹果下载The Rolling Stones had the highest-grossing tour across North America this year, raking in $177.8 million, according to trade magazine Pollstar. Though the British rock band played just 16 dates, a hefty price tag—tickets averaged $226.61 a pop—helped the group top the list.

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