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July 15, 2011 13:22 ET

TicketNetwork Advisory - Battle of the Keiths: Keith Urban vs. Toby Keith

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - Jul 15, 2011) - Country superstars Toby Keith and Keith Urban are on tour this summer. The two country heavyweights began their tours in June, and both will end their runs in mid-October. Each artist is currently promoting his latest hit single; Urban released "Without You" on February 7 and Keith released "Somewhere Else" on February 28.

Among the two, the Keith Urban tour is the concert series with a greater demand for tickets, according to the latest data from the TicketNetwork exchange*, selling about 69% more tickets than the Toby Keith tour. The difference is also seen in the average ticket price for each, with the current overall price for Keith's tour at $128 and the overall price for Urban's tour at $169.

Some Toby Keith shows have lower average prices tickets than those for Keith Urban. For example, three cities hosting Keith's concerts currently have average prices below $100: Mount Pleasant, MI; Virginia Beach, VA; and Charlotte, NC, with prices of $86, $93 and $99 respectively.

Selected Dates on the Toby Keith Tour with Average Ticket Prices

City Average Ticket Price*
Bangor, ME $103
Quincy, WA $104
Bristow, VA $114
Holmdel, NJ $123
Tampa, FL $122

Selected Dates on the Keith Urban Tour with Average Ticket Prices

City Average Ticket Price*
Seattle, WA $132
Washington, DC $138
Nashville, TN $174
Tulsa, OK $185
Rosemont, IL $160

*As of 7/7/2011 9:30 a.m. EDT. Prices may fluctuate based on market demand.

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