Average Ticket Prices
John Hiatt $59.41      Eli Young Band $28.77      Jay Z $110.54      Jake Shimabukuro $34.77      Marc Cohn $44.84      Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band $61.59      The Band Perry $42.61      The Wild Feathers $14.17      The Mavericks $42.37      Backstreet Boys $49.34      Justin Moore $33.52      The 1975 $19.72      Beyoncé $117.39      Neutral Milk Hotel $35.63      Pink $86.43      Trans-Siberian Orchestra $54.20      Brit Floyd $40.91      Il Divo $67.71      Mötley Crüe $51.55      Skillet $27.79      The Polish Ambassador $16.64      Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds $54.58      Old 97's $23.29      Attila $16.04      Sleeping With Sirens $22.73      Shawn Colvin $49.41      "So You Think You Can Dance" $52.82      Tesseract $14.71      Randy Rogers Band $23.78      Charlie Wilson $61.97      Nickel Creek $40.31      Gavin DeGraw $37.60      Alice In Chains $48.91      J. Cole $49.96      John Mayer $59.67      Fitz And The Tantrums $25.21      Celtic Thunder $60.28      Bryan Adams $55.38      Crizzly $23.38      Foreigner $45.90      Zeds Dead $33.35      Jeff Dunham $48.81      Skrillex $44.75      Pat Metheny Unity Group $59.24      Beats Antique $21.73      Bill Cosby $56.86      Dave Matthews Band $56.07      Styx $45.72      G-Eazy $18.41      Break Science $16.69      
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The Closing Bell

05:01 PM Friday 1/9/09 |   |

Oh, would you look at the time? How come nobody told us the weekend was almost here? No matter, for we have new dates for Ne-Yo, Eric Church, Marc Cohn and Lobster Newberg, and links to items about T.I.’s community service, Motown’s upcoming b-day, rumors of Zune’s impending demise and Eddie Arnold’s canceled exhumation.

Link-O-Rama …

Motown hits the half century mark come Monday – Reuters

T.I. wants you to know he’s doing his reality TV show to scare teens straight, and not to fulfill his community service requirement as part of his sentence for attempting to purchase automatic weapons – Associated Press

Is Zune on the way out? – ZDNet

  • Fly Me To The Zune

    Microsoft Zune music products on display next to artwork in the Microsoft booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
    January 8, 2009

    (AP Photo)

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Looks as if they’re not going to dig up Eddie Arnold’s body anytime soon – The Nashville Post

Dates, Dates & More Dates …

Country artist Eric Church updates today with lots and lots of club listings for March, April and May. New dates include March 12 in Evansville, Indiana, at Woody's; March 14 in Pontiac, Michigan, at Clutch Cargo's; March 25 in Nashville at Cannery Ballroom; April 2 in Memphis at Minglewood Hall; April 23 in Austin at Stubb's Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph. And May 8 in Denver at Grizzly Rose.

Ne-Yo hits Miami for a show at the Waterfront Theater on February 11. Other engagements include New Orleans at the Lakefront Arena on February 13; Baltimore at the Lyric Opera House on February 19; Atlanta at the Fox Theatre on February 25 and St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on March 1.

  • Ne-Yo

    Greensboro Coliseum, North Carolina.
    May 30, 2008

    (Jason Moore Photography)

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Marc Cohn adds an April 28 show at the Narrows Center For The Arts in Fall River, Massachusetts, to his schedule. Other stops include April 29 in Brownfield, Maine, at Stone Mountain Arts Center; May 5 in NYC at City Winery and May 8 in Philadelphia at World Cafe Live.

With a sound reminiscent of Chicago, Steely Dan and Toto, Chicago-based band Lobster Newberg hits the road for a national tour this month. Dates include January 17 in St. Louis at The Shanti; January 30 in Boca Raton at Boardriders; February 6 in Chattanooga at Ziggy's; February 17 & 18 in Tucson at The Hut on the first night and the Red Room on the second; March 2 in West Hollywood at Cat Club and March 17 in Chicago at Elbo Room.

During the day we also updated the schedules for Marcia Ball, Mike Zito, Marcy Playground, Ruthie Foster, Soulfly, The Bacon Brothers, The Gaslight Anthem, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Tommy Castro Band, Daniel Tosh, Deicide, Clock Hands Strangle, BulletBoys, Charley Pride, Allen Toussaint, Citizen Cope, plus all bands big and small, and all artists fat and thin.

That wraps up another week’s adventure in concert data. Remember! It’s not a real weekend unless you catch some live music. Get out there and rock!


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