Some of country music’s biggest acts will be picking up their guitars and hitting the road this summer. From Brad Paisley to Zac Brown Band, country music lovers are in for a summer filled with great ticket deals on the secondary market. Below are the top summer country tours, by secondary market average ticket price, according to TiqIQ.
1. Eric Church | Avg. Price: $203.11
Eric Church will see the highest average ticket price on the secondary market this summer at $203.11. Church is set to begin “The Outsiders” Tour in September and will make stops throughout Middle America, the east coast and Canada. Eric Church tickets are the highest priced ticket on the secondary market.
2. Luke Bryan | Avg. Price: $198.61
Luke Bryan is currently on his “My Kind of Night” Tour. Bryan is currently on a Canadian run of dates and he’ll be making his way to the US May 24, playing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as part of the Bayou Country Superfest. Luke Bryan tickets are averaging $198.61.
3. Jason Aldean | Avg. Price: $180.99
Jason Aldean kicked off his “Burn it Down” Tour May 1 and will travel south this weekend, playing two shows at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham, AL Friday and Saturday. Average price for Jason Aldean tickets during his “Burn it Down” tour is $180.99.
4. Blake Shelton | Avg. Price: $171.65
Blake Shelton has made headlines today after fans overwhelmed an Arkansas-based ticket site for a June 7 concert and led to it crashing this morning. Shelton is set to begin touring for the better part of four months this June and average price for Blake Shelton tickets for the “Ten Times Crazier” Tour are currently averaging $171.65.
5. Toby Keith | Avg. Price: $162.71
Toby Keith began a five-month tour last week and will play San Bernardino and Mountain View, CA this weekend. Average price for the Toby Keith tickets for the “Shut Up & Hold On” Tour are currently averaging $162.71. Keith will head back to the States later this month when he plays the Tree Town Music Festival in Iowa May 25.
6. Zac Brown Band | Avg. Price: $161.99
Zac Brown welcomed a baby boy into the family earlier this week. A newborn won’t stop the band from touring, however, as the Zac Brown Band will go on tour later this month. Average prices for Zac Brown Band tickets to the “The Great American Road Trip Tour” is $161.99.
7. Keith Urban | Avg. Price: $160.08
After the September release of his album Fuse, Keith Urban will hit the road later this month and embark on a five-month tour. Average price for Keith Urban tickets on the “Light the Fuse” Tour is currently $160.08. The Australian musician will head home to start the tour when he plays the 1300 Smiles Stadium in Townsville, AU June 14.
8. Martina McBride | Avg. Price: $151.24
McBride will be playing some smaller venues across the country during the summer. The most expensive Martina McBride tickets come August 22 at the Seneca Allegany Casino with an average price of $170.45.
9. Brad Paisley | Avg. Price: $139.16
At an average price of $139.16, Brad Paisley tickets for this tour are one of the cheapest country concerts of the summer. Paisley will start his tour next week in support of his 2013 release Wheelhouse and will hit the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ next Friday.
10. Lady Antebellum | Avg. Price: $137.25
Lady Antebellum have kept their “Take Me Downtown” Tour rolling and will head to Texas to play a pair of shows in Dallas and Houston this weekend. Average price for Lady Antebellum tickets on the Take Me Downtown tour is $137.25 on the secondary market.
Acts that didn’t make the list include Tim McGraw tickets and Dierks Bentley tickets as average price for both performers just missed out with average prices below the top ten.