Author: Bob Allen

Viva Mexico: Charts Spotlight Mexican Concerts, Events

MONTERREY BOY: Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys performs Feb. 24 at Arena Monterrey. (Getty Images) April 2020 Hot Tickets April 2020 Top Stops Hot Tickets and Top Stops are global in scope when ranking some of the live industry’s top success stories, but this month Mexico grabs the spotlight with some of the most high-profile and profitable box-office results. Concert happenings in the country land in three of the five Hot Tickets categories, while Top Stops highlights noteworthy ticket counts at some of the best-attended Mexican venues. First and foremost, Mexico City’s Foro Sol stadium leads the pack in the largest venue size category on Top Stops — the More Than 15,000 Capacity group — with sales reported from the annual Electric Daisy Carnival festival Feb. 28-March 1. This year marked the event’s seventh year of operation and was the first to span three days. With attendance at 296,982,… Continue Reading Viva Mexico: Charts Spotlight Mexican Concerts, Events

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Hot Tickets: April 2, 2020

SHELTON’S BELTIN’ (IT OUT): Blake Shelton performs before the NASCAR Cup Series FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway on March 8. Shelton topped the More Than 15,000 Capacity chart with shows March 5 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., and March 7 at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (Getty Images) HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place March 3-31. More Than 15,000 Capacity 10,001-15,000 Capacity 5,001-10,000 Capacity 5,000 or Less Capacity 1) Blake Shelton Gross Sales: $1,160,358; Venue: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Ariz.; Attendance: 13,032; Ticket Range: $49-$129; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: March 5; No. of Shows: 12) Blake Shelton Gross Sales: $1,062,081; Venue: Forum, Inglewood, Calif.; Attendance: 13,023; Ticket Range: $49-$129; Promoter: Messina Touring… Continue Reading Hot Tickets: April 2, 2020

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Hot Tickets: March 26, 2020

Bostich + Fussible of Nortec Collective perform March 15 during the second day of Vive Latino 2020 at Foro Sol in Mexico City. (Getty Images) HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Feb. 25-March 24. More Than 15,000 Capacity 10,001-15,000 Capacity 5,001-10,000 Capacity 5,000 or Less Capacity 1) Vive Latino Gross Sales: $6,423,955; Venue: Foro Sol, Mexico City; Attendance: 131,536; Ticket Range: $40.72-$178.16; Promoter: OCESA / CIE; Dates: March 14-15; No. of Shows: 22) Billy Joel Gross Sales: $3,945,267; Venue: Foro Sol, Mexico City; Attendance: 45,645; Ticket Range: $16.29-$330.86; Promoter: OCESA / CIE; Dates: March 6; No. of Shows: 13) Elton John Gross Sales: $2,387,893; Venue: Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville, Australia; Attendance: 21,535; Ticket Range: $66.33-$227.14; Promoter: Chugg… Continue Reading Hot Tickets: March 26, 2020

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Hot Tickets: March 19, 2020

Celine Dion leaves her hotel March 3 in New York City. Her stops at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., top the largest capacity chart on this week’s Hot Tickets. (Getty Images) HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Feb. 18-March 17. More Than 15,000 Capacity 10,001-15,000 Capacity 5,001-10,000 Capacity 5,000 or Less Capacity 1) Celine Dion Gross Sales: $4,146,345; Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Attendance: 25,577; Ticket Range: $66-$249.50; Promoter: Concerts West / AEG Presents; Dates: Feb. 28-29; No. of Shows: 22) Celine Dion Gross Sales: $3,696,891; Venue: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.; Attendance: 23,905; Ticket Range: $59.50-$249.50; Promoter: in-house, Concerts West / AEG Presents; Dates: March 7-8; No. of Shows: 23) Aventura Gross Sales: $3,022,752;… Continue Reading Hot Tickets: March 19, 2020

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Hot Tickets: March 12, 2020

BOY POWER: Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys perform in Mexico during a concert at Arena Monterrey on Feb. 24. A three-night stand at Mexico City’s Palacio de los Deportes grossed $3,546,388, placing third on the More Than 15,000 Capacity chart. (Getty Images) HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Feb. 11-March 10. More Than 15,000 Capacity 10,001-15,000 Capacity 5,001-10,000 Capacity 5,000 or Less Capacity 1) Eagles Gross Sales: $7,453,138; Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas; Attendance: 25,650; Ticket Range: $123.50-$774.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 29-March 1; No. of Shows: 22) Aventura Gross Sales: $5,499,944; Venue: United Center, Chicago; Attendance: 40,442; Ticket Range: $49.50-$500; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 27-29; No. of Shows: 33) Backstreet Boys… Continue Reading Hot Tickets: March 12, 2020

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