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Ten Most Expensive Concert Tours of Summer 2012
Some of the music industry’s biggest names hit the road this summer to play to sold-out crowds across the country. If you want to see them live in all their glory, it’s going to cost you.

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From rock to pop groups to country singers, the following artists charge big bucks to see them live. Ticket search engine seatgeek breaks down which artist charge the highest ticket prices.  

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One_Direction

One Direction: $216.82

The boy band looks to entertain legions of America’s youth at a premium this summer. They are the only concert tour on the list with an average price of more than $200.

Bruce_Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: $197.13

The Boss is on the road again and loyal fans are ready to pay for the chance to see the Glory Days of summer live.

Aerosmith

The Global Warming Tour featuring Aerosmith and Cheap Trick: $195.95

These rock legends look to bring in the big bucks this summer as Steven Tyler takes some time off from American Idol.

Coldplay

Coldplay: $191.68

The British alternative-rock band looks to show off their latest album Mylo Xyloto to audiences around the country this summer.

Neil_Diamond

Neil Diamond: $191.21

Neil Diamond continues to prove that age is only a number. The 71-year-old musician heads out on tour across North America.

Roger_Waters

Roger Waters The Wall Live Tour: $181.56

The Pink Floyd bassist brings the classic album to fans across the country.

Mana

Mana: $173.95

The Mexican rock band has found big payday opportunities in the U.S.

Van_Halen

Van Halen: $173.38

David Lee Roth and the Van Halen brothers look to rock arenas across Canada and the U.S.

Kenny_Chesney

Brothers of the Sun Tour featuring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw: 156.87

The country music stars have teamed up to help everyone go country, even if it’s just for a day.

Red_Hot_Chili_Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers: $155.44

The band is spending the next few months touring around the world. Despite the high ticket price, shows are selling out fast.

Ten Most Expensive Concert Tours of Summer 2012

Some of the music industry’s biggest names hit the road this summer to play to sold-out crowds across the country. If you want to see them live in all their glory, it’s going to cost you.

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