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TicketNetwork Advisory -- Top 10 Concert Tours of 2012(December 30, 2011)
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 12/30/11 -- It's almost the New Year, which means that many artists and bands will soon be hitting the road for tours. 2012 will be a big year for concerts, with some acts continuing tours from last year. Other acts, such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, are returning to the stage for the first time in several years.
Topping the list of 2012 tours, based on the latest data from the TicketNetwork Exchange*, is Roger Waters' The Wall Live. The rocker is coming back to North America again after enjoying a successful run this past summer. The tour, in which Waters plays the entirety of the classic Pink Floyd album The Wall, begins on May 1 in Houston, TX.
Following closely behind The Wall Live is Kenny Chesney's and Tim McGraw's Brothers of the Sun Tour. Chesney and McGraw are joining forces for the first time in ten years to perform their popular brand of country music together. The tour begins on June 2 in Tampa, FL.
View the table below for the complete Top 10 list with average ticket prices. Then visit TicketNetwork.com to find tickets.
Top 10 Tours of 2012 With Average Ticket Prices
Performer First Tour Date Average Ticket Price* Roger Waters 5/01/2012 $222.98 Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw 6/02/2012 $202.13 Lady Antebellum 1/27/2012 $141.26 Red Hot Chili Peppers 1/20/2012 $178.72 Jason Aldean 1/20/2012 $187.67 Neil Diamond 6/01/2012 $210.72 Brad Paisley 1/12/2012 $161.21 Coldplay 4/17/2012 $257.27 George Strait 1/27/2012 $180.88 Rascal Flatts 1/12/2012 $169.69
*As of 12/22/2011 9:00 a.m. EST. Rankings based on ticket sales. Prices and rankings may fluctuate based on market demand.
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