The Hottest Summer Concerts Of 2012

Who says only the young can rock?

If demand for concerts this summer is any indication, Madonna is still America’s first blond, Steve Tyler and Aerosmith can walk whichever way they want to, and Springsteen is still The Boss.

Madonna’s World Tour, which kicked off in Europe on May 29, will hit North America in late August, just after her 54th birthday. The 26-show run includes a stop at Yankee Stadium.  Floor seats at many venues are going for thousands on StubHub. It’s been quite a year for the Material Girl, one that started off with the Super Bowl halftime gig in Indianapolis.

The highest prices her tour is fetching this summer: the September 13 show at Toronto’s Air Canada Center, where the average asking price online is $634.84. It’s the highest average price of any show out there through September 30, according to data gathered by ticket aggregator TiqIq.com. She edges out Coldplay’s June 29 show at Miami’s American Airlines Arena, where the average ticket goes for $587.88.

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