Thanks to Priceonomics and an anonymous source at the booking agency Degy Entertainment, we have a list of the asking prices of hundreds of musical acts, from the ones who are just slightly more successful than a bar band to the the elite few who ask a million dollars just to show up…

Million-dollar acts

Find your favorites (or the ones you hate) and see if the price seems about what you’d expect….

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$100,000+

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$50,000 – $100,000

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$30,000 – $50,000

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$20,000 – $30,000

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$10,000 – $20,000

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$1,000 – $10,000

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Read more at Priceonomics, where they discuss this in more detail, including a few mistakes in the above lists.