For the second consecutive year, Live Nation - the world's largest concert promoter -is instituting a $20 "Kickoff To Summer" ticket promotion. The discounted tickets are being offered for 1,000 shows by 125 artists nationwide, including 25 in San Diego.
The sale, which began today, Friday, May 13, will continue until May 20, although supplies for each concert are limited. The deal includes all service charges, so that fans are paying $20 per ticket with no added on fees.
San Diego concerts for which the $20 tickets are being offered include concerts at Sleep Train Amphitheatre by such performers as Joe Walsh, Snoop Dogg, Dixie Chicks, Slipknot, 5 Seconss to Summer, Journey and the Ocean Beach-bred jam band Slightly Stoopid.
The $20 tickets for shows at Sleep Train Amphitheatre are all for unreserved lawn seating at the rear of the venue. The $20 tickets for show at Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU and at downtown's Balboa Theatre are for tickets in the rear of the venue.
Tickets for all 25 concerts, while supplied last are available online only at: kickofftosummer.hvnlnna.com
5/18 - Joe Walsh & Bad Company, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
5/21 - Brad Paisley , Tyler Farr, Maddie & Tae, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
6/1 - The Rides, featuring Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Sheppard and Barry Goldberg, Balboa Theatre
6/5 - X-Fest, featuring Cheap Trick, The Offspring, Iration, Kongos, Wolfmother and more, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
6/15 - Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/5 - G-EAZY & Logic, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/8 - Rascal Flatts, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Lane, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/9 - Slightly Stoopid, SOJA, Zion-I, Eligh, The Grouch, Fortunate Youth, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/15 - Dixie Chicks, Augustana, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/20 - Barenaked Ladies, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
7/21 - Weird Al Yankovic, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
7/26 - Brand New & Modest Mouse, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
7/30 - Sublime with Rome, Tribal Seeds, Bleeker, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/2 - Duran Duran with CHIC starring Nile Rodgers, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/3 - Weezer & Panic! At The Disco, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/3 - Jim Gaffigan, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
8/6 - Flogging Molly, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
8/14 - Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/19 - Brandi Carlile , Old Crow Medicine Show, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
8/23 - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Melissa Etheridge , Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
8/27 - Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa , Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/30 - Journey, The Doobie Brothers, Dave Mason, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/9 - 5 Seconds of Summer, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/11 - Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Cam, Tucker Beathard, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/11 - NEEDTOBREATHE,Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan, Welshly, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU