HOT TICKETS
Author: Rob Ocampo
Date: May 09,2007

CHESNEY SIZZLES AT THE CRICKET AND THE COLONIAL 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, which took
place since April 10, 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: $1,638,067; Event: Elton John; Venue: Coliseo De Puerto
Rico, San Juan; Attendance: 15,501; Ticket Range: $200-$40;
Promoter: Jose Dueno Concerts; Dates: April 28; No. of Shows: 12)
Gross Sales: $1,090,886; Event: Kenny Chesney; Venue: Cricket
Pavilion, Phoenix; Attendance: 20,094; Ticket Range: $77.75-$39.75;
Promoter: AEG Live, Live Nation, The Messina Group; Dates: May 5;
No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $956,030; Event: Kenny Chesney;
Venue: Colonial Center, Columbia, S.C.; Attendance: 14,579; Ticket
Range: $69-$59; Promoter: AEG Live, The Messina Group, Varnell
Enterprises; Dates: April 20; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales:
$921,635; Event: Kenny Chesney; Venue: Qwest Center Omaha (Neb.);
Attendance: 14,063; Ticket Range: $68.50-$58.50; Promoter: AEG
Live, The Messina Group; Dates: April 12; No. of Shows: 15) Gross
Sales: $839,495; Event: Ricky Martin; Venue: Staples Center, Los
Angeles; Attendance: 12,090; Ticket Range: $125-$45; Promoter: AEG
Live, Goldenvoice; Dates: April 20; No. of Shows: 110,001-15,000
Seats1) Gross Sales: $1,256,222; Event: Kenny Chesney; Venue:
Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas; Attendance: 16,177; Ticket
Range: $99.75-$78.75; Promoter: AEG Live, In-house, The Messina
Group; Dates: May 3-4; No. of Shows: 22) Gross Sales: $950,401;
Event: Billy Joel; Venue: John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario;
Attendance: 9,294; Ticket Range: $135.31-$62.90; Promoter: Global
Spectrum; Dates: May 6; No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $516,726;
Event: Gwen Stefani; Venue: Save Mart Center at Fresno (Calif.)
State; Attendance: 9,418; Ticket Range: $68-$18; Promoter: Live
Nation, LN Touring; Dates: April 24; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales:
$478,171; Event: Gwen Stefani; Venue: Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield,
Calif.; Attendance: 8,008; Ticket Range: $69.50-$39.50; Promoter:
Live Nation, LN Touring; Dates: April 25; No. of Shows: 15) Gross
Sales: $312,848; Event: Ricky Martin; Venue: Patriot Center,
Fairfax, Va.; Attendance: 3,976; Ticket Range: $94-$49; Promoter:
AEG Live; Dates: April 27; No. of Shows: 15,001-10,000 Seats1)
Gross Sales: $739,795; Event: Earthday Birthday 14; Venue: Tinker
Field, Orlando, Fla.; Attendance: 16,993; Ticket Range: $45-$35;
Promoter: WJRR 101.1 FM; Dates: April 28; No. of Shows: 12) Gross
Sales: $549,160; Event: George Strait; Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena,
Uncasville, Conn.; Attendance: 8,476; Ticket Range: $100-$70;
Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: April 26; No. of Shows: 13) Gross
Sales: $411,720; Event: Dave Matthews; Venue: Radio City Music
Hall, New York; Attendance: 5,874; Ticket Range: $70.50; Promoter:
Live Nation; Dates: April 22; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales:
$389,570; Event: Chayanne; Venue: Dodge Arena, Hidalgo, Texas;
Attendance: 4,914; Ticket Range: $145-$45; Promoter: Live Nation,
In-house, Latino Event & Marketing Services; Dates: April 26;
No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $360,605; Event: John Legend and
Corinne Bailey Rae; Venue: Theater at Madison Square Garden, New
York; Attendance: 5,475; Ticket Range: $75-$45; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: April 23; No. of Shows: 15,000 or Fewer Seats1)
Gross Sales: $679,685; Event: 25th Anniversary Tour of
“Cats”; Venue: Sacramento (Calif.) Community Theatre;
Attendance: 12,988; Ticket Range: $65-$15; Promoter: Center Arts,
Majic Arts & Entertainment; Dates: April 18-22; No. of Shows:
82) Gross Sales: $624,961; Event: Doubt; Venue: Tampa Bay (Fla.)
Performing Arts Center; Attendance: 11,671; Ticket Range:
$62.50-$20; Promoter: In-house; Dates: April 24-29; No. of Shows:
83) Gross Sales: $593,569; Event: All Shook Up; Venue: Fox Theatre,
Atlanta; Attendance: 16,686; Ticket Range: $55-$19; Promoter:
Broadway Across America; Dates: April 24-29; No. of Shows: 84)
Gross Sales: $228,642; Event: Larry the Cable Guy; Venue:
Richmond’s (Va.) Landmark Theater; Attendance: 5,752; Ticket
Range: $39.75; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: April 29; No. of
Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $181,815; Event: Harry Connick Jr.; Venue:
Citi Wang Theatre, Boston; Attendance: 3,011; Ticket Range:
$75-$45; Promoter: Live Nation, In-house; Dates: April 25; No. of
Shows: 1Compiled by Rob Ocampo, HotTickets@venuestoday.com