The 10 Most-Expensive Concert Tickets in the World

Going to gigs, especially festivals, can be an expensive proposition yet the market has shown that it’s willing to pay outrageous prices for the right tickets. Here are the ten most expensive concert/festival tickets in the world as of mid-2017. All figures in USD and unless otherwise noted are the average price for general admission for the weekend.

10. Tday (Negril, Jamaica): $199

9. Green Man, (Brecon Beacon, Wales): $290

8. Electric Forest (Rothbury, Michigan): $297

7. Latitude Festival (Suffolk, UK): $300

6. Glastonbury (Somerset, UK): $300

5. Firefly Music Festival (Dover, Delaware): $309

4. BottleRock (Napa, California): $349

3. Burning Man (Black Rock Desert, Nevada): $425

2. Coachella (Indio, California): $429

1. Secret Solstice (Reykjavik, Iceland): Top-end VIP passes go for $1 million. Yes, that’s correct.

More details at Digital Music News.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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