Hot Tickets For February 7, 2018

Atlanta lines up for 'The Lion King'

  • by Rob Knapp
  • Published: February 7, 2018

"The Lion King" is the highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having grossed more than $1 billion.

"The Lion King" ruled Atlanta for nine performances in January at the Fox Theatre, drawing nearly 40,000 people and grossing $3,234,968. The beloved show has been on Broadway for more than 20 years and touring companies have been on the road since the early 2000s.

Speaking of someone who knows how to roar, Katy Perry drew 12,944 to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, producing a gross of $1,230,517. Witness: The Tour has just finished up a North American leg but in March will head to South America and Asia. 

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. 10-Feb. 7.

15,001 or More Attendance

10,001-15,000 Attendance

5,001-10,000 Attendance

5,000 or Fewer Attendance

1) The Lion King
Gross Sales: $3,234,968; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 38,397; Ticket Range: $195.50-$30; Promoter: Broadway Across America; Dates: Jan. 23-28; No. of Shows: 9

2) Cirque du Soleil “Crystal”
Gross Sales: $1,805,547; Venue: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit; Attendance: 24,254; Ticket Range: $135-$40; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: Jan. 10-14; No. of Shows: 7

3) Sandy Lam
Gross Sales: $2,745,747; Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shangai; Attendance: 22,314; Ticket Range: $220.23-$60.64; Promoter: Shanghai Pujie Culture Broadcasting; Dates: Jan. 27-28; No. of Shows: 2

4) Les Miserables
Gross Sales: $1,556,318; Venue: Academy Of Music, Philadelphia; Attendance: 18,827; Ticket Range: $124-$15; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Jan. 9-14; No. of Shows: 8

5) Julion Alvarez
Gross Sales: $551,029; Venue: Arena Monterrey, Mexico; Attendance: 17,500; Ticket Range: $135.05-$13.50; Promoter: Zignia Live; Dates: Jan. 13; No. of Shows: 1

1) Katy Perry>
Gross Sales: $1,230,517; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 12,944; Ticket Range: $200.59-$50.59; Promoter: AEG Presents, Concerts West, Goldenvoice; Dates: Jan. 20; No. of Shows: 1

2) Strictly Come Dancing Live!
Gross Sales: $779,987; Venue: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England; Attendance: 12,709; Ticket Range: $79.74-$42.94; Promoter: Stage Entertainment Touring Productions; Dates: Jan. 23-24; No. of Shows: 3

3) The Harlem Globetrotters
Gross Sales: $407,386; Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas; Attendance: 12,660; Ticket Range: $160-$15; Promoter: Herschend Family Entertainment; Dates: Jan. 27; No. of Shows: 2

4) One Ok Rock
Gross Sales: $1,314,814; Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai; Attendance: 10,493; Ticket Range: $252.01-$76.56; Promoter: Shanghai Zhenyi Culture Communication Company ; Dates: Jan. 23; No. of Shows: 1

5) The Killers
Gross Sales: $725,790; Venue: Infinite Energy Center, Duluth, Ga.; Attendance: 10,060; Ticket Range: $90-$25; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Jan. 21; No. of Shows: 1

1) Rod Stewart
Gross Sales: $1,089,763; Venue: Konig-Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany; Attendance: 9,840; Ticket Range: $177.93-$72.40; Promoter: Lars Berndt Events; Dates: Jan. 27; No. of Shows: 1

2) Avenged Sevenfold
Gross Sales: $515,495; Venue: Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, Ark.; Attendance: 9,784; Ticket Range: $75-$25; Promoter: CMoore Live, FPC Live, NS2; Dates: Feb. 2; No. of Shows: 1

3) Miranda Lambert
Gross Sales: $606,228; Venue: Infinite Energy Center, Duluth, Ga.; Attendance: 9,770; Ticket Range: $78.75-$43.75; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Jan. 20; No. of Shows: 1

4) Avenged Sevenfold
Gross Sales: $518,499; Venue: Ford Center, Evansville, Ind.; Attendance: 9,582; Ticket Range: $75-$25; Promoter: CMoore Live, FPC Live, NS2; Dates: Feb. 3; No. of Shows: 1

5) Avenged Sevenfold
Gross Sales: $447,125; Venue: Peoria (Ill.) Civic Center Arena; Attendance: 8,805; Ticket Range: $75-$25; Promoter: CMoore Live, FPC Live, NS2; Dates: Jan. 25; No. of Shows: 1

1) Above & Beyond
Gross Sales: $212,712; Venue: Place Bell, Laval, Quebec; Attendance: 4,194; Ticket Range: $63.29-$23.49; Promoter: Evenko, Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 3; No. of Shows: 1

2) Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
Gross Sales: $141,986; Venue: Rosemont (Ill.) Theatre; Attendance: 3,740; Ticket Range: $75-$25.75; Promoter: In-house, Mills Entertainment; Dates: Jan. 21; No. of Shows: 1

3) The Moody Blues
Gross Sales: $293,802; Venue: H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, Texas; Attendance: 3,645; Ticket Range: $158.75-$37.75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Jan. 21; No. of Shows: 1

4) Pitbull
Gross Sales: $442,670; Venue: WinStar Global Event Center, Thackerville, Okla.; Attendance: 3,442; Ticket Range: $500-$85; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Jan. 26; No. of Shows: 1

5) Dancing With The Stars
Gross Sales: $287,613; Venue: Wang Theatre at Boch Center, Boston; Attendance: 3,427; Ticket Range: $125-$49; Promoter: Ed Atamian Presents, Elite Entertainment, Parachute Concerts; Dates: Jan. 25; No. of Shows: 1

The Weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Brad Rogers, brad@pollstar.com. To submit reports, e-mail Brad@pollstar.com or submit to (714) 378-0040.

 

  • by Rob Knapp
  • Published: February 7, 2018