These days, buying tickets online to music festivals has become somewhat of a sport. First, you get your browsers open and make sure your Internet connection won’t crash. Then, you stare at the clock, credit card in hand, counting down the seconds until the presale opens…and then you’re off, moving as quickly as possible to get what you came for. After all, most presales are so flooded with people vying for tickets that they can sell out in a matter of minutes.

But is all this work (and stress) worth it?

The most popular music festivals in America usually charge a premium for a general admission ticket. Many would argue that you’re saving money by seeing all the bands you’d usually see individually all in one place, but that is sometimes not quite the case.

To find out which popular music festivals are actually giving great value for their price, WanderBat dug into its music festivals topic and found the 22 events with the cheapest cost per band. Keep in mind, though, that these numbers reflect the cost if you were to attend every single band’s set at a particular music festival—in reality, it’s almost impossible to see every artist at some of these events.

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CMA Music Festival

Nashville, Tennessee

Number of bands/artists: 25
General admission ticket cost: $383

At CMA Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $15.32 per band.

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TomorrowWorld

Atlanta, Georgia

Number of bands/artists: 35
General admission ticket cost: $357

At TomorrowWorld, you’ll be paying about $10.20 per band.

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Newport Folk Festival

Newport, Rhode Island

Number of bands/artists: 21
General admission ticket cost: $199

At Newport Folk Festival, you’ll be paying about $9.48 per band.

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Boston Calling

Boston, Massachusetts

Number of bands/artists: 23
General admission ticket cost: $175

At Boston Calling, you’ll be paying about $7.61 per band.

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Holy Ship

Miami, Florida

Number of bands/artists: 102
General admission ticket cost: $549

At Holy Ship, you’ll be paying about $5.38 per band.

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Outside Lands

San Francisco, California

Number of bands/artists: 72
General admission ticket cost: $325

At Outside Lands, you’ll be paying about $4.51 per band.

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Stagecoach

Indio, California

Number of bands/artists: 64
General admission ticket cost: $269

At Stagecoach, you’ll be paying about $4.20 per band.

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Governors Ball Music Festival

New York, New York

Number of bands/artists: 65
General admission ticket cost: $260

At Governors Ball Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $4.00 per band.

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Electric Daisy Carnival NYC

East Rutherford, New York

Number of bands/artists: 68
General admission ticket cost: $249

At Electric Daisy Carnival NYC, you’ll be paying about $3.66 per band.

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Essence Music Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana

Number of bands/artists: 39
General admission ticket cost: $131

At Essence Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $3.36 per band.

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Pitchfork Music Festival

Chicago, Illinois

Number of bands/artists: 46
General admission ticket cost: $150

At Pitchfork Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $3.26 per band.

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Firefly Music Festival

Dover, Delaware

Number of bands/artists: 106
General admission ticket cost: $299

At Firefly Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $2.82 per band.

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Sasquatch! Festival

George, Washington

Number of bands/artists: 127
General admission ticket cost: $350

At Sasquatch! Festival, you’ll be paying about $2.76 per band.

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Bonnaroo

Manchester, Tennessee

Number of bands/artists: 118
General admission ticket cost: $325

At Bonnaroo, you’ll be paying about $2.75 per band.

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South By Southwest (SXSW)

Austin, Texas

Number of bands/artists: 409
General admission ticket cost: $895

At South By Southwest (SXSW), you’ll be paying about $2.19 per band.

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Lollapalooza

Chicago, Illinois

Number of bands/artists: 135
General admission ticket cost: $275

At Lollapalooza, you’ll be paying about $2.04 per band.

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Electric Zoo

New York, New York

Number of bands/artists: 124
General admission ticket cost: $240

At Electric Zoo, you’ll be paying about $1.94 per band.

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Austin City Limits

Austin, Texas

Number of bands/artists: 141
General admission ticket cost: $250

At Austin City Limits, you’ll be paying about $1.77 per band.

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Coachella

Indio, California

Number of bands/artists: 216
General admission ticket cost: $375

At Coachella, you’ll be paying about $1.74 per band.

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Beale Street Music Festival

Memphis, Tennessee

Number of bands/artists: 59
General admission ticket cost: $95

At Beale Street Music Festival, you’ll be paying about $1.61 per band.

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New Orleans Jazz Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana

Number of bands/artists: 116
General admission ticket cost: $140

At New Orleans Jazz Festival, you’ll be paying about $1.21 per band.

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Hard Summer (LA)

Los Angeles, California

Number of bands/artists: 134
General admission ticket cost: $149

At Hard Summer (LA), you’ll be paying about $1.11 per band.

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