Mumford & Sons ‘An Arrow Through the Heartland' 2016 Tour With Blake Mills; Tickets On Sale
Indie folk-rock band Mumford & Sons are heading back out on the road next April to continue supporting their May 2015 album release, Wilder Mind. The upcoming tour, An Arrow Through the Heartland will hit major cities in the American South and the Midwest. The band will be joined by opening act Blake Mills from April 3, 2016 until the final stop in Indianapolis on April 23. Although it has yet to be confirmed as to whether or not Mumford & Sons will add additional stops, they are scheduled to play a single east coast date in Saratoga Springs, New York on June 15, as reported by Billboard. Pre-sale tickets for Mumford & Sons went on sale November 12 via Ticketmaster. Some tickets have already hit the secondary market, and are rising fast, where they are averaging $203 across all of the scheduled tour dates.
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Mumford & Sons saw great success on their prior summer run during Gentlemen of The Road dates, which hit major U.S. cities from June to August along with other big name artists. Those dates averaged $143 on the secondary market, according to data provided by TiqIQ. The band's priciest show was their August 17 stop in Los Angeles, where a resale ticket averaged $186, with the cheapest ticket available for $99. Not a single date on their summer tour fell below the $100 average, as their least expensive date in Mansfield, Massachusetts still had a ticket average of $101.
Based on secondary market tickets, Mumford & Sons are already on their way to another successful tour for 2016. Their most expensive performance is scheduled to be their April 19 stop in Omaha, Nebraska at CenturyLink Center, where an average ticket is already $289, with a get-in price of $88. Their cheapest stop is currently their April 14 date at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, where an average ticket is $151, with the cheapest ticket available for $80. ParkWhiz.com will have available parking for each city the tour arrives, with some arenas such as TWC Arena listing Charlotte parking starting from $5.
Mumford & Sons have yet to slow their momentum since Wilder Minds was released. The album was an instant U.K. No. 1 hit, selling 81,300 in its first week. The band's 2012 release, Babel, was the band's first No. 1 debut and sold just under 159,000 copies.