HOT TICKETS FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Vegas "Lusts" for Del Rey

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: February 27, 2018

“LA to the Moon” is Lana Del Rey’s first tour since 2014. (Photo Credit: Darin Kamnetz)

Lana Del Rey’s first tour since 2014, supporting her 2017 "Lust for Life" CD, continues to be a Hot Ticket chart topper. The sultry songstress’ Live Nation-produced stop last week at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Feb. 16, grossed $794,687, with 8,880 attending. Ticket range was $39.50-$125.

Broadway smash “Wicked” continued its high-flying tour at Broward Center Au-Rene Theater, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., with shows Feb. 14-25. The dueling witches generated gross sales of $3,832,536 with a ticket range of $44.25-$104.25.

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VenuePulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each attendance category, which took place between Jan. 30-Feb. 27.

15,001 or More Attendance

10,001-15,000 Attendance

5,001-10,000 Attendance

5,000 or Fewer Attendance

1) Wicked
Gross Sales: $3,832,536; Venue: Broward Center Au-Rene Theater, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Attendance: 38,088; Ticket Range: $104.25-$44.25; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Feb. 14-25; No. of Shows: 16

2) Metallica
Gross Sales: $3,686,602; Venue: WiZink Center, Madrid; Attendance: 33,894; Ticket Range: $97.27; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 3-5; No. of Shows: 2

3) Billy Joel
Gross Sales: $2,271,968; Venue: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Fla.; Attendance: 18,462; Ticket Range: $149.50-$449.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 9; No. of Shows: 1

4) Roger Waters
Gross Sales: $2,086,028; Venue: Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney; Attendance: 13,197; Ticket Range: $224.43-$60.70; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 2-3; No. of Shows: 2

5) Rent
Gross Sales: $1,268,337; Venue: The Smith Center, Las Vegas; Attendance: 16,008; Ticket Range: $123-$32; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Jan. 30- Feb. 4; No. of Shows: 8

1) For The Love of Mrs. Brown
Gross Sales: $1,252,059; Venue: Perth (Australia) Arena; Attendance: 14,196; Ticket Range: $155.05-$69.34; Promoter: In-house, Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 15-17; No. of Shows: 4

2) Blake Shelton
Gross Sales: $1,071,815; Venue: Scottrade Center, St. Louis; Attendance: 13,473; Ticket Range: $125-$556; Promoter: AEG Presents, Concerts West, Goldenvoice, Messina Touring Group; Dates: Feb. 24; No. of Shows: 1

3) Roger Waters
Gross Sales: $1,578,377; Venue: Perth (Australia) Arena; Attendance: 12,624; Ticket Range: $240.17-$81.46; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 20; No. of Shows: 1

4) Dropkick Murphys
Gross Sales: $610,163; Venue: AFAS Live, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Attendance: 11,972; Ticket Range: $50.14; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 10-18; No. of Shows: 2

5) Fuerza Bruta
Gross Sales: $423,500; Venue: Citibank Hall, Sao Paulo; Attendance: 9,046; Ticket Range: $55.36-$7.69; Promoter: T4F-Time For Fun; Dates: Feb. 1-25; No. of Shows: 27

1) Lana Del Rey
Gross Sales: $794,687; Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas; Attendance: 8,880; Ticket Range: $125-$39.5; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 16; No. of Shows: 1

2) Jennifer Lopez
Gross Sales: $1,689,417; Venue: The Axis At Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 8,574; Ticket Range: $412 - $54; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment Inc, Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 21-23; No. of Shows: 2

3) A-Ha
Gross Sales: $599,085; Venue: Olympic Hall, Munich, Germany; Attendance: 7,094; Ticket Range: $91.71-$42.80; Promoter: Peter Rieger Konzertagentur & Co. KG; Dates: Feb. 3; No. of Shows: 1

4) A-Ha
Gross Sales: $590,079; Venue: Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany; Attendance: 7,091; Ticket Range: $91.71-$48.91; Promoter: Dirk Becker Entertainment, Peter Rieger Konzertagentur & Co. KG; Dates: Feb. 6; No. of Shows: 1

5) Los Temerarios
Gross Sales: $576,542; Venue: Forum, Inglewood, Calif.; Attendance: 6,993; Ticket Range: $155-$55; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 11; No. of Shows: 1

1) Jerry Seinfeld
Gross Sales: $409,770; Venue: Overture Hall, Madison, Wis.; Attendance: 4,473; Ticket Range: $175-$68.50; Promoter: JS Touring; Dates: Feb. 2; No. of Shows: 2

2) Jersey Boys
Gross Sales: $311,231; Venue: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Attendance: 4,277; Ticket Range: $105-$39; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Feb. 23-24; No. of Shows: 3

3) Rascal Flatts
Gross Sales: $342,660; Venue: WinStar Global Event Center, Thackerville, Okla.; Attendance: 3,449; Ticket Range: $500-$75; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Feb. 16; No. of Shows: 1

4) Diana Krall
Gross Sales: $329,960; Venue: Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tenn.; Attendance: 3,395; Ticket Range: $149-$59; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Feb. 13-14; No. of Shows: 2

5) Phil Lesh
Gross Sales: $225,110; Venue: McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Ore.; Attendance: 3,000; Ticket Range: $80-$75; Promoter: McMenamins Presents; Dates: Feb. 2-3; No. of Shows: 2

The weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Pollstar. For more information, e-mail Teamboxoffice@pollstar.com or click here to submit your Box Office data now.

 

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: February 27, 2018