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The average concert ticket price increased 55% in the past decade—here's how a credit card can help you save

The average ticket price for North American concerts increased to $94.83 the past decade. Here's how a credit card can help you save on concerts.

18.1.2020

It's not your imagination... the average concert ticket price increased 55% in the past decade. Here's how a credit card can help you save on shows.

The average ticket price for North American concerts increased to $94.83 the past decade. Here's how a credit card can help you save on concerts.

Published Fri, Dec 27 2019 @awhite_credit Getty Images Concert tickets have been steadily increasing in price, but that's not stopping fans from paying to see their favorite artists. Over the past decade, the average ticket price for North American concerts increased 55% to $94.83, according to concert trade publisher . And nine of the top 10 North American tours this year averaged over $100 per ticket. The Rolling Stones had the highest grossing North American tour at $177.8 million and charged an average $226.61 per ticket. But that's hardly the most expensive. Fans paid an average of $506 per ticket to see the limited-run "Springsteen On Broadway" — which ended up on Netflix months later, where you could watch it for free with a trial or as cheap as $8.99 for the basic plan. Still, there's no comparing the experience of watching Springsteen (or whoever you count among your favorite bands) live versus on TV. Below, explains how a credit card can help you save on concerts so you don't regret dolling out hundreds to see your favorite artist. How a credit card can help you save on concert tickets If you have an entertainment rewards credit card, you can save up to 4% on concert tickets, helping offset the cost of going to see Billy Joel or Taylor Swift. Purchasing two $100 concert tickets with a credit card offering 4% cash back earns you $8, which can be used to offset the ticket price or food at the venue. The Read more: CNBC

The price had risen due to all the bullshit fees that are added to the actual price of ticket.Why does it cost $50 or more a ticket to process than $10 to print and so on Yeah, that’s how monopolies behave Yeah I don’t think the story is “ how a credit card can help you save on shows” which sounds more like marketing writing your news for you.

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