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McCartney Has Highest Grossing Tour

Paul McCartney leads the way so far this year on making money from concerts, but Green Day and Blink-182 win for the number of people who show up.

The concert industry magazine Pollstar reports McCartney is at the top of the mid-year list of highest-grossing tours. He brought in $52.8 Million. However, tickets for that show averaged about $130 each.

The Green Day/Blink-182 tour is seventh in earnings, with $19.7 million this year. A ticket to that show averages $31.56. That tour has sold more than 623,000 tickets so far, beating out all other tours.

The average price overall for a concert ticket this year is about $51, compared to $47 last year.

Overall concert attendance is down three percent from last year.

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