HOT TICKETS
Author: Rob Ocampo
Date: March 07,2007

T AND MACK POSTS BACK-TO-BACK HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of
the top acts and ticket sales as reported to Venues Today
e-newsletter. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top
5 in each seating capacity category not previously reported in VT,
which took place since Jan. 30, 2007. To submit reports, e-mail
HotTickets@venuestoday.com or fax to (714) 378-0040.The Hot Tickets
this week as reported to Venues Today:15,001 or More Seats1) Gross
Sales: $5,072,000; Event: 2007 NBA All-Star Games; Venue: Thomas
& Mack Center, Las Vegas; Attendance: 48,000; Ticket Range:
$400-$50; Promoter: NBA; Dates: Feb. 16-18; No. of Shows: 32) Gross
Sales: $2,033,098; Event: PRIDE 33; Venue: Thomas & Mack
Center, Las Vegas; Attendance: 13,180; Ticket Range: $700-$50;
Promoter: Dream Stage Entertainment; Dates: Feb. 24; No. of Shows:
13) Gross Sales: $1,388,830; Event: Justin Timberlake; Venue:
Verizon Center, Washington; Attendance: 17,595; Ticket Range:
$95-$56; Promoter: AEG Live, Concerts West; Dates: Feb. 2; No. of
Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $1,022,956; Event: Rod Stewart; Venue:
Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh; Attendance: 13,116; Ticket Range:
$99.75-$55; Promoter: AEG Live, Concerts West; Dates: Feb. 17; No.
of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $1,002,778; Event: Josh Groban; Venue:
The Palace of Auburn Hills (Mich.); Attendance: 14,359; Ticket
Range: $99.50-$49.50; Promoter: Live Nation, Palace Sports &
Entertainment; Dates: Feb. 23; No. of Shows: 110,001-15,000 Seats1)
Gross Sales: $689,509; Event: Delirium; Venue: Allen County War
Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Attendance: 9,201; Ticket
Range: $89.50-$37.50; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil, Live Nation;
Dates: Feb. 14-15; No. of Shows: 22) Gross Sales: $633,401; Event:
Josh Groban; Venue: John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario;
Attendance: 8,084; Ticket Range: $106.12-$42.02; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Feb. 26; No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $608,786;
Event: Josh Groban; Venue: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich.;
Attendance: 10,272; Ticket Range: $79.50-$49.50; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Feb. 20; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $481,779;
Event: Nickelback; Venue: MetraPark Arena, Billings, Mont.;
Attendance: 10,641; Ticket Range: $45.50; Promoter: AEG Live,
Concerts West, Fastlane Concerts, The Messina Group; Dates: Feb.
25; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $474,835; Event: Nickelback;
Venue: Spokane (Wash.) Arena; Attendance: 10,737; Ticket Range:
$45.50-$39.50; Promoter: AEG Live, Concerts West, Fastlane
Concerts, The Messina Group; Dates: Feb. 22; No. of Shows:
15,001-10,000 Seats1) Gross Sales: $679,165; Event: Little Britain;
Venue: Newcastle (Australia) Entertainment Centre; Attendance:
7,709; Ticket Range: $101.26-$77.12; Promoter: Michael Coppel
Presents; Dates: Feb. 23-24; No. of Shows: 22) Gross Sales:
$317,703; Event: Blue Man Group; Venue: Constant Convocation
Center, Norfolk, Va.; Attendance: 5,500; Ticket Range: $75-$49.50;
Promoter: Emery Entertainment; Dates: March 2; No. of Shows: 13)
Gross Sales: $270,728; Event: John Mayer; Venue: Convocation Center
at NIU, Dekalb, Ill.; Attendance: 6,296; Ticket Range: $43;
Promoter: Jam Productions; Dates: Feb. 20; No. of Shows: 14) Gross
Sales: $257,490; Event: Harlem Globetrotters; Venue: Constant
Convocation Center, Norfolk, Va.; Attendance: 8,803; Ticket Range:
$85.50-$14.50; Promoter: Harlem Globetrotters; Dates: March 3; No.
of Shows: 25) Gross Sales: $166,863; Event: Willie Nelson; Venue:
Germain Arena, Estero, Fla.; Attendance: 3,337; Ticket Range:
$65-$40; Promoter: Fantasma; Dates: Feb. 2; No. of Shows: 15,000 or
Fewer Seats1) Gross Sales: $5,832,475; Event: Elton John, The Red
Piano; Venue: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas;
Attendance: 44,138; Ticket Range: $250-$100; Promoter: AEG Live,
Concerts West, In-house; Dates: Jan. 30-Feb. 17; No. of Shows: 122)
Gross Sales: $3,055,772; Event: Spamalot; Venue: Fox Theatre,
Atlanta; Attendance: 56,681; Ticket Range: $64-$25; Promoter:
Broadway Across America; Dates: Feb. 20-March 4; No. of Shows: 163)
Gross Sales: $1,701,045; Event: Little Britain; Venue: Brisbane
(Australia) Convention Centre; Attendance: 22,308; Ticket Range:
$101.24-$62.07; Promoter: Michael Coppel; Dates: Feb. 16-21; No. of
Shows: 64) Gross Sales: $807,067; Event: Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 27,404; Ticket
Range: $58-$10; Promoter: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater; Dates: Feb.
1-4; No. of Shows: 75) Gross Sales: $602,138; Event: Norma; Venue:
Keller Auditorium, Portland, Ore.; Attendance: 10,358; Ticket
Range: $151-$45; Promoter: Portland Opera; Dates: Feb. 10-17; No.
of Shows: 4Compiled by Rob Ocampo, HotTickets@venuestoday.com