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Live! Roundup: As Summer Heats Up, Legends Take Charge of Charts

Bob Weir and Mickey Hart perform with Dead & Company. (Getty Images) Never mind the scenarios where the old guard quietly takes a back seat to let the younger generation take over. That’s not the case in concert touring, as evidenced by the marquee names on this month’s Hot Tickets charts. With the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney each landing three sold-out concert engagements in the More Than 30,000 Capacity category — along with performances by Dead & Company, Billy Joel and Phil Collins — the old guard touring giants are alive and well in 2019. The Stones lead the charge with sold-out stadium dates in three U.S. markets topped by a $21.7 million gross from two nights at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The shows launched the band’s 2019 summer jaunt that was postponed earlier this year because of Mick Jagger’s health issues. The veteran rockers also hit the chart with […]

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Hot Tickets: Aug. 1, 2019

Manny Pacquiao hits Keith Thurman in the third round of their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Pacquiao took the win by a split decision July 20. (Getty Images) Premier Boxing Champions: Pacquiao vs. Thurman was another in a long string of high-grossing bouts in Las Vegas. The showdown grossed $6,260,275 at MGM Grand Garden Arena to take the No. 1 spot on our 10,000-15,000 Capacity chart this week. Over 13,000 fans attended and the ticket range was $100-$2,500. The match was promoted by Mayweather Promotions, MP Promotions, and TGB Promotions. On the concert side, top names continue to top our Hot Tickets charts. Billy Joel took two spots on the More Than 15,000 Capacity chart this week with his stop at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore taking top honors. That show grossed $6,013,337. Attendance was 39,246 and the ticket range was […]

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