Bands offering discounted tickets/merchandise
- Taylor Swift has cut general admission ticket prices to $20.
- Beginning May 15, Coldplay is giving all of its fans a free, downloadable 9-track CD to mark off their tour.
- No Doubt is offering a free digital copy of the band's entire music catalog with the purchase of a $42.50 or more concert ticket for their reunion tour.
- For every show during their 360 tour, U2 (pictured) will offer 10,000 $30 tickets. In addition, they will also offer $55 floor tickets.
- Lucinda Williams is offering her concertgoers a $12 store credit. $7 can be used on her clothing items and $5 can be used for purchasing her CDs.
- Bruce Springsteen has set aside $14 tickets for his latest tour.
Venues offering ticket deals/discounts
- New Jersey's PNC Arts Center is offering buy "three, get one free" ticket specials for the following shows: The Fray, Def Leppard, and the Allman Brothers.
- The JazzFest West in San Dimas, CA is offering a layaway option for ticket sales.
- New York's Jones Beach Theater is offering buy "three, get one free" ticket specials for its Def Leppard show in July.
- Country Thunder USA is offering a layaway option for its summer show in Florence, AZ.
- New Jersey's IZOD Center is offering $27 "Worst seats in the house" tickets for Z100's Zootopia '09 concert.
- Featuring TV on the Radio, M.I.A., and Deerhunter (among others), the 2009 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco, CA is offering a layaway option for ticket sales.
- New Jersey's PNC Arts Center is offering $19 lawn seats for its Nine Inch Nails/Jane's Addiction tour.
- Featuring Coldplay, The National, and Q-Tip (among others), the All Points West Music & Arts Festival in Jersey City, NJ (pictured) is offering a layaway option for ticket sales.
- The Mile High Music Festival in Commerce City, CO is offering a layaway option for ticket sales.