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Author: Rob Ocampo
Date: September 26,2007

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 Sept. 4, 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: $2,829,250; Event: Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers
Band; Venue: Piedmont Park, Atlanta; Attendance: 55,000; Ticket
Range: $250-$45; Promoter: Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Sept. 8;
No. of Shows: 12) Gross Sales: $1,152,715; Event: Barry Manilow;
Venue: Wachovia Complex, Philadelphia; Attendance: 11,637; Ticket
Range: $253-$13; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 8; No. of
Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $953,519; Event: Dave Matthews Band; Venue:
Ford Amphitheatre, Tampa, Fla.; Attendance: 19,483; Ticket Range:
$61-$36; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 12; No. of Shows: 14)
Gross Sales: $936,945; Event: Mana; Venue: American Airlines
Center, Dallas; Attendance: 13,430; Ticket Range: $85-$45;
Promoter: Latino Event & Marketing Services, Live Nation;
Dates: Sept. 7; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $902,296; Event:
Justin Timberlake; Venue: Rose Quarter, Portland, Ore.; Attendance:
12,789; Ticket Range: $151-$49.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates:
May 27-28; No. of Shows: 210,001-15,000 Seats1) Gross Sales:
$1,040,190; Event: Aerosmith; Venue: Nikon at Jones Beach Theater,
Wantagh, N.Y.; Attendance: 13,440; Ticket Range: $130-$40;
Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 12; No. of Shows: 12) Gross
Sales: $560,027; Event: Snow Patrol; Venue: Brisbane (Australia)
Entertainment Centre; Attendance: 8,466; Ticket Range:
$66.17-$57.53; Promoter: Frontier Touring Company; Dates: Sept. 19;
No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $451,508; Event: Brad Paisley;
Venue: John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario; Attendance: 7,752;
Ticket Range: $63.18-$47.75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 6;
No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $333,644; Event: Akon, Rihanna;
Venue: John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario; Attendance: 6,991;
Ticket Range: $49.18; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 23; No.
of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $258,327; Event: Earth Wind & Fire;
Venue: Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, N.Y.; Attendance:
7,819; Ticket Range: $66-$21; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept.
9; No. of Shows: 15,001-10,000 Seats1) Gross Sales: $1,019,737;
Event: Alejandro Fernandez; Venue: Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal
CityWalk, Universal City, Calif.; Attendance: 14,119; Ticket Range:
$130-$60; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 7-9; No. of Shows:
32) Gross Sales: $485,938; Event: Stevie Wonder; Venue: Charter One
Pavilion, Chicago; Attendance: 6,566; Ticket Range: $121-$45.50;
Promoter: Live Nation, LN Touring JV; Dates: Sept. 10; No. of
Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $392,405; Event: WoWoWillie; Venue: Orleans
Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 5,453; Ticket Range: $125-$35;
Promoter: Jade Productions, Ralp Productions; Dates: Sept. 8; No.
of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $386,204; Event: Timbiriche; Venue:
Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk, Universal City, Calif.;
Attendance: 5,701; Ticket Range: $129.75-$54.75; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Sept. 12; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $357,989;
Event: The Killers; Venue: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver;
Attendance: 9,063; Ticket Range: $39.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates:
Sept. 4; No. of Shows: 15,000 or Fewer Seats1) Gross Sales:
$983,281; Event: Stomp; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance:
23,447; Ticket Range: $56-$20; Promoter: Theater of the Stars;
Dates: Sept. 18-23; No. of Shows: 82) Gross Sales: $561,660; Event:
Tyler Perry’s “What’s Done in the Dark”;
Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 11,712; Ticket Range:
$50.50-$44.50; Promoter: Peachez, Inc.; Dates: Sept. 6-9; No. of
Shows: 53) Gross Sales: $246,850; Event: VMA Fandemonium; Venue:
House of Blues, Las Vegas; Attendance: 1,233; Ticket Range:
$400-$75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 8; No. of Shows: 14)
Gross Sales: $241,026; Event: Bjork; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta;
Attendance: 4,525; Ticket Range: $66-$38.50; Promoter: AC
Entertainment; Dates: Sept. 17; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales:
$203,543; Event: ZZ Top; Venue: Morris Performing Arts Center,
South Bend, Ind.; Attendance: 2,539; Ticket Range: $89.50-$59.50;
Promoter: Black Cherry Smoke, Pacific Coast Concerts; Dates: Sept.
12; No. of Shows: 1Compiled by Rob Ocampo,
HotTickets@venuestoday.com