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About American Authors
American Authors Tickets
American Authors crashed onto the music scene in 2013, going from absolutely unknown to regulars on pop radio stations. There are different theories on why that happened the way it did, but our favorite explanation is also the simplest: they’re talented.
And that talent comes from a potent mix of four different established musicians. There’s Zac Barnett, the main vocalist, who fun fact, can play the trumpet! Then you have James Adam Shelly on the guitar and banjo, who helps create the folksy aspect of the bands sound. The band is rounded out by Dave Rublin on bass and Matt Sanchez on drums. Want to know how these four talented men found each other? Keep reading, below.
Making the Band
Sometimes musicians find each other by chance, out in the real world. That’s not the case for the American Authors. The four members were all attending Berklee College of Music – which is a cesspool of musical talent.
The boys didn’t finish school, though – they had bigger plans. They dropped out and moved to Brooklyn in the early 2010s. It’s a good thing they did, too, as that’s where they got signed to Island Records in 2012. Pretty impressive turnaround (but stay in school, kids!)
Best Day of My Life
If you’re a true American Authors fan, you may remember the early hit song, “Believer.” But if you’re like most people (and that’s perfectly okay), it was their song “Best Day of My Life” that got the ball rolling for you. It’s no wonder that their breakthrough single gained them so many new fans – it hit number 14 on the Billboard top 200 at its peak. That’s almost unheard of for a just-signed-last-year band. Whether you’ve been on the American Authors bandwagon since they were playing open mic’s in Brooklyn or since you heard them on the radio, it doesn’t matter – you need to see them live.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much are American Authors tickets?
American Authors ticket prices will differ depending on the source and the seats. The best price for American Authors tickets is usually around $54 a ticket, and that’s for nosebleed seats! If you want floor seats, or if you’re shopping for tickets at a popular venue, you could easily be looking at a few hundred dollars more.
How to buy American Authors tickets?
American Authors ticket prices are going to be pretty high if purchased directly from the box office. That means the best way to buy cheap American Authors tickets is online through a ticket marketplace. Ticket marketplaces like Gametime are perfect because they put you in contact with resellers looking to move seats at a relative bargain. It’s the safest and most affordable way to get the best price for American Authors tickets.
What’s American Authors tour setlist?
You never know what’s going to happen at an American Authors concert, but here’s the average tour setlist:
- Stay Around
- Say Amen
- Go Big or Go Home
- Oh, What a Life
- Oh, Cecelia (Cover)
- Bring It On Home
- Deep Water
- I'm Born to Run
- Best Day of My Life
- Right Here Right Now
How long is an American Authors concert?
With such an epic setlist, you can expect American Authors’ performance to last for around 90 minutes, from start to finish. When you take opening acts into account, you’re looking at two to three hours of entertainment.
How much are American Authors floor seats?
The best way to see American Authors live is up close and personal from the floor, but these seats are always super expensive. The cheap end of floor seats can easily be $87 to $122, and if you’re seeing American Authors at a venue with stage pit seats it could be even more pricey.
Of course, there are ways around this. There’s a great strategy for cutting American Authors ticket prices on floor seats and the best part is that it requires you to do literally nothing but wait. Waiting until the last minute can get you some great discounts because resellers with unsold seats don’t make any money. Wait it out and watch those prices drop to something more affordable, and then enjoy your floor seats!