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Reader: Is Live Nation's $20 Ticket Deal Too Good to Be True?

Fans outside the Kesha concert at the Fillmore Auditorium.
Fans outside the Kesha concert at the Fillmore Auditorium. Brandon Marshall

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From the original story, "Live Nation Unrolls $20 Tickets for National Concert Week:"

Too often, big concerts come with hefty price tags that are out of reach for mere mortals like us.

But Live Nation has declared April 30 through May 8 National Concert Week, and that means the country's biggest promoter will be offering $20 tickets for 2,000-plus summer shows. The deal runs from 8 a.m. on April 30 to 11:59 p.m. on May 8.


Denver concerts covered by the deal include:

3 Doors Down / Collective Soul
Aly & AJ
Avenged Sevenfold
Chicago / REO Speedwagon
Coheed and Cambria / Taking Back Sunday
Company of Thieves
Creed Bratton
Def Leppard / Journey
Desert Daze
Dita Von Teese
Foreigner
Game of Thrones
Godsmack / Shinedown
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Hawthorne Heights
Los Imparables
Kesha / Macklemore
Kevin Hart
Luis Miguel
Luke Bryan
Madison Beer
Maroon 5
Minus the Bear
Ozzy Osbourne
Rob Zombie / Marilyn Manson
Rod Stewart
Satyricon
Shania Twain
Smallpools
Smashing Pumpkins
TesseracT
The Dan Band
Todd Rundgren
Tribal Theory
TYR
Warped Tour

For a full list of participating artists, visit Live Nation's National Concert Week site.

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