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School’s over. The NHL season’s over. The NBA season’s over. We’re nearing the dog days of the MLB season. New York City feels like a sauna. Yep — it’s summer.

Summer also means that it’s concert season. We decided to pull some ticket data to celebrate and we think our readers will find it pretty interesting. Here is a list of the top-ten most expensive concert tickets of Summer 2011 as of June 16th:

1. Katy Perry – August 5 – Nokia Theater, Los Angeles – $366.34

2. Paul McCartney – June 6 – MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas – $359.68

3. Rush – June 20 – Gibson Amphitheater, Universal City – $300.79

4. Rush – June 22 – Gibson Amphitheater, Universal City – $295.61

5. Paul McCartney – July 15 – Yankee Stadium, New York – $292.87

6. Sade – July 15 – BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise – $291.61

7. Sade – August 19 – Staples Center, Los Angeles – $283.07

8. Rush – June 24 – MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas – $272.01

9. Lady Antebellum – June 7 – Grand Ole Opry, Nashville – $269.81

10. Celine Dion – June 11 – The Coliseum at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas – $262.82

 

For more information on summer concerts, check out our previous blog posts Everything You Need to Know about Summer Concerts and Upcoming 2011 Concert Tours. Make sure to keep checking back for more information about concert tickets in summer 2011.

If you want to see how concerts stack up against other events, check out our comparison of the most expensive tickets by event-type.

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