Without the full performance schedule for next year being known, Paramore and the Picnic Stereo Festival appear as the most prominent events
The first months of 2023 already have a full schedule of concerts throughout the country, with Paramore, Imagine Dragons and the Estereo Picnic Festival as the events with the highest profile
After a 2022 full of concerts by large and small production companies that have managed to contribute to the reactivation of the Colombian economy in the second semester, everything seems to indicate that 2023 will also be a year of events with wide attendance.
Despite the fact that there are voices that speculate about the possibility of a decrease in demand during the next year, for the first quarter of next year there are already scheduled very important presentations in different parts of the country.Of course, concertgoers will want to go to as many as possible, so it's important to do a bookkeeping exercise and know the price of tickets so fans can schedule and save to see their favorite artists.
Concerts scheduled for 2023 (so far)
Cartagena will be the first destination for concerts in Colombia, in full vacation season. From January 7th to 8th, the Heroica will host the electronic music festival 'Buena vida Beach 2023' on Playa de Blas el Teso.
With the presence of acts such as Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, or Tale of Us, currently the early ticket costs $316,700 and the anytime ticket costs $441,000. The difference between prices is in the time of entry: while 'early' allows you to enter the beach until 1:30 p.m. m., the 'anytime' allows you to arrive at any time.
The next artist on the calendar is the Spanish power metal group Tierra Santa, who will will present in Cali, Pereira, Bogotá and Medellín on February 9, 10, 12 and 15, respectively. Currently, the ticket office for the concert in the country's capital is in its third stage, for a value of 185 thousand pesos.
From here the considerable expenses begin. On February 25, the glam metal bands Motley Crue and Def Leppard will perform at the Simón Bolívar Park in Bogotá >. The cost of tickets in general locality is 352 thousand pesos, while in platinum locality it reaches 546 thousand pesos. In both cases it includes the service.
On February 28th the boy band Big Time Rush will perform at the Chamorro City Hall as part of his return to the stage tour. Ticket sales are currently in the second stage, which is equivalent to a ticket costing 286 thousand pesos.
Several of the most important concerts of the year accumulate in March. To begin with, there is the Spanish Joaquín Sabina, who will play at the Movistar Arena in Bogotá on March 1, as part of their 'Against all odds' tour. The cheapest ticket on the third floor is 114,000 pesos, while in the stalls the value of the ticket is 559,000 pesos.
The following week it will be the turn of the former Fifth Harmony Lauren Jauregui, on March 8 at the Royal Center in Bogotá. Currently, the ticket office is in its third stage with a price of 139 thousand pesos.
On March 12th it will be the turn of the North American Imagine Dragons at the Colosseum Live, after the show originally scheduled for November of this year was postponed due to medical complications from his vocalist.
Prices start at 132,000 pesos, and reach a maximum of 577,000 pesos in the stalls. Two days later, on March 14, it will be Paramore's turn, which will be presented at the Movistar Arena. While on the 3rd floor the entrance costs 115 thousand pesos, in the Fan Tribune the cost of the ticket reaches 517 thousand pesos.
On March 19, also at the Movistar Arena, it will be the turn of Vicentico. The enabled seats do not include the third floor of the arena, so the cheapest ticket is the second floor for a value of 149 thousand pesos. As regards the stalls and the Fan Tribune, the value is 460 thousand pesos.
The Estéreo Picnic Festival is the event that offers the most variations both in the value of the ticket and in the form of payment, since they have the 'alcacía' to pay the value of the tickets in installments (Colprensa).
Finally, the always-awaited Estereo Picnic Festival appears, which will feature the participation of more than 50 artists and will take place from March 23 to 26 at the Campo de Golf Briceño 18, becoming the first edition to be It will last for four days. As there is the possibility of choosing whether to go for a single day or to do a combo to attend three out of four days or the entire event, it is where there are more variations in prices. Going to the four days in VIP costs 3.1 million pesos, while in general it is worth 1.5 million pesos. Going for three days
On average, attending all the previously mentioned events in the best location would cost around six million pesos, with the Estéreo Picnic being the one that represents a higher cost. However, this figure is highly likely to increase, since there are still many concerts to be announced so far in 2023. Without going any further, it is known that Alejandro Fernández will arrive in Colombia in March, but the ticket prices still remain to be known.