Want to See Some of the Hottest Bands This Summer? It’ll Cost You Just $20
When’s the last time you went to a concert?
Not at that hole-in-the-wall venue you love for new and local acts — I’m talking the big ones. The amphitheaters. The stadiums.
Did your concert ticket bill (plus service charges and facility fees and that $15 beer you decided to splurge on) look more like a student-loan payment than a fun night out?
Yeah. Concert prices are no joke. Seeing your favorite act can quickly eat up that “meals/entertainment” line item on your monthly budget.
Want to go to a concert this summer or fall without that crazy-high price tag?
Live Nation has a treat for you: concert tickets for just $20.
How to Get Cheap Concert Tickets from LiveNation
Live Nation’s Kickoff to Summer promotion offers $20 tickets for select concerts this summer, but you have to get your friends organized to purchase your tickets between 8 a.m. on May 2 and 11:59 p.m. on May 9.
Can’t wait? Know exactly which show you want to see? AT&T customers can access a $20-ticket pre-sale right now. Today. May 1.
The typical extras may still show up on your final tab. “Additional costs may apply, such as ticket delivery fees, depending on delivery method selected, ticket upgrades, parking, and other goods and services not explicitly included in the Offer. Resale of tickets prohibited,” the Live Nation site explains.
So, how good are these concerts? If your favorite artist is going on tour this summer or fall, there’s a good chance they’re on this list. Here is a shortlist to whet your appetite:
Classic Acts: Bob Dylan, Chicago, Def Leppard, Depeche Mode, Foreigner, James Taylor
Rock: Incubus, Kings of Leon, Korn, John Mayer, Rise Against, Seether
Country: Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum
Hip-Hop/R&B: Chris Brown, Future, Maxwell, John Legend
Nostalgia: Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox Twenty, New Kids on the Block, Nickelback
Family: Kidz Bop, Straight No Chaser and Postmodern Jukebox, Peppa Pig
Your Turn: Will you jump at the chance to go to a concert for $20? Which show?
Lisa Rowan is a writer and producer at The Penny Hoarder. Please don’t email her about how she categorized the concert highlights above.