September 02, 2011 11:13 ET

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Taylor Swift & Honda Civic Tour Lead August Concert Ticket Sales

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwire - Sep 2, 2011) - The month of August ended with Taylor Swift and the Honda Civic Tour as the top two concert ticket sellers for the month on the TicketNetwork Exchange. They were among a roster of top ten sellers that included Lil Wayne, Selena Gomez, Journey, Sade, Jay-Z & Kanye West, Jason Aldean, Katy Perry, and Toby Keith. In all, the top ten accounted for just over 25% of all concert tickets sold on the TicketNetwork Exchange during August.

Although it did not sell the most tickets among all concerts, Watch the Throne did sell the most tickets for an individual concert: the November 5 show at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Country artist Jason Aldean held a close second for most individual concert tickets sold for his August 27 performance at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL.

The Honda Civic Tour had the lowest average ticket price for concert tickets sold during August, at $84. The highest average ticket price was for Watch the Throne, at $221.

August Average Ticket Prices for the Top 10 Ticket Sellers

Artist Average Ticket Price*
Taylor Swift $150
Honda Civic Tour $84
Lil Wayne $112
Selena Gomez $139
Journey $111
Sade $173
Watch The Throne $221
Jason Aldean $125
Katy Perry $135
Toby Keith $99
*As of 8/31/2011 11:59 p.m. EDT. Average prices is for the month of August only.

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