Looks like many WOMC artist are scoring big prices for their tickets. Many are able to demand prices higher than popular current artist. Iconic rock bands are in demand more than ever and are commanding ticket prices at least as expensive as the hottest current artists.
Yes, One Direction is one of those bands, but five of the top ten are iconic acts. 247 Wall Street reports that older acts The Rolling Stones, The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac commanded ticket prices ranging from $624 to $241 in 2013. The most money for an older artist was paid to The Rolling Stones, with Paul McCartney ranked least.
Current acts Justin Timberlake and One Direction have ticket prices around $241 to $461.