The Sweet Sounds of Summer

There's nothing worse than wasting a sunny day waiting in line. And with scores of major artists planning tours this summer--from Coldplay and the Rolling Stones to the Dave Matthews Band, above, and Alanis Morissette--this will be one of the biggest concert seasons in years. Savvy groupies are finding new ways to strategize for tickets using online resources. Here are some of the best tools for getting a seat--and avoiding those lousy lines. --By Jeremy Caplan

FIND CHEAP TICKETS

Choosing among sites can be confusing. Some charge exorbitant fees while others, like eBay and Stubhub.com offer auctions where bids can rocket...

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