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Q: How much do popular performers make per concert? ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: How much do popular performers make per concert?
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: keithc-ga
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Posted: 17 Mar 2006 06:41 PST
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Question ID: 708355
How much do popular performers make per concert?
Subject: Re: How much do popular performers make per concert?
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 17 Mar 2006 07:19 PST
Hello Keithc,

Below you will find the results of my research regarding how much
popular performers make per concert.

From Variety Magazine: 

Madonna     $4.6 million per concert
U2          $2.0 million
'N Sync     $2.4 million 
John/Joel   $2.3 million


?But Madonna's average haul of $4.6 million per concert was the
highest among all acts. By this measure, U2's $2.0 million average
ranked No. 4.

'N Sync and the John/Joel pairing ranked No. 2 and No. 3 among concert
averages, with $2.4 million and $2.3 million, respectively.?

Variety Magazine

From Timesjlt: 

The Eagles make on an average of $1 million per concert. 

Metallica: gigs at big European festivals earned the band close to $1
million a night.

Bon Jovi: $560,000 a night


McCartney averages $2.2 million per concert

The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar
by concert promoters and venue managers.

Paul McCartney; $2.2 million
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; $1.13 million
The Who; $984,005
George Strait; $846,344
Neil Diamond; $823,202; 
Cher; $789,976
Aerosmith; $754,756
Shakira; $689,520
Creed; $422,793
Rush; $414,560
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; $381,872
Luther Vandross; $362,676
Alan Jackson; $339,611
No Doubt; $325,276
Tony Hawk?s Boom Boom HuckJam; $319,270
Lord Of The Dance; $307,955
Nelly; $301,116
Enrique Iglesias; $296,982
Toby Keith; $296,212
Korn; $279,524

Search criteria:
"million  per concert
"million  per concert" Madonna

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
Subject: Re: How much do popular performers make per concert?
From: simiangod-ga on 22 May 2006 10:49 PDT
In 2005, bryan Ferry received 72,000 (plus expenses) for an
appearance at a corporate event in Edinburgh. The organisers provided
a backing band familiar with his ouvre so all he had to do was turn up
and sing for 40 minutes.

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