HOT TICKETS: OCT. 11

Jay-Z and Beyonce stay on the run and in the money in Texas, New Orleans

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: October 9, 2018


Jay-Z and Beyoncé brought their On the Run II tour to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Sept. 22.  (Getty Images)

The combination of husband and wife Jay-Z and Beyoncé on concert stages continues to pack a punch, with the duo grabbing the No. 1 and 2 spots on our Hot Tickets 15,000-plus-capacity chart this week. Their show at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, nabbed the top spot with a gross of $5,713,124, attendance of 41,626 and a ticket range of $20-$320. Their stop at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans took the second spot, grossing $5,437,146 and drawing a crowd of 40,939, with a ticket range of $20-$290. Both shows were promoted by Live Nation Global Touring.

Taking the top spot among venues with capacities of 10,001-15,000 was Cirque du Soleil's “Ovo.” Seven shows at First Direct Arena in Leeds, England, grossed $931,806; attendance was 16,674 and tickets ranged from $31.17 to $84.42. The promoter was also Live Nation.

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Sept. 11–Oct. 9.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales:
$5,713,124; Venue: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas; Attendance: 41,626; Ticket Range: $20-$320; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 11; No. of Shows: 1

2) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $5,437,146; Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans; Attendance: 40,939; Ticket Range: $20-$290; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 13; No. of Shows: 1

3) Ed Sheeran
Gross Sales: $5,161,682; Venue: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia; Attendance: 54,292; Ticket Range: $39.50-$119.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 27; No. of Shows: 1

4) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales: $4,884,054; Venue: Dome at America’s Center, St. Louis; Attendance: 47,831; Ticket Range: $49.50-$499.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 18; No. of Shows: 1

5) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $4,426,568; Venue: Univ. of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.; Attendance: 37,174; Ticket Range: $20-$320; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 19; No. of Shows: 1

1) Cirque du Soleil – “Ovo”
Gross Sales: $931,806; Venue: First Direct Arena, Leeds, England; Attendance: 16,674; Ticket Range: $31.17-$84.42; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 19-23; No. of Shows: 7

2) André Rieu
Gross Sales: $871,325; Venue: NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.; Attendance: 10,752; Ticket Range: $55-$115; Promoter: André Rieu Productions; Dates: Sept. 22; No. of Shows: 1

3) Journey, Def Leppard
Gross Sales: $799,795; Venue: Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque; Attendance: 11,673; Ticket Range: $39.50-$179.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 18; No. of Shows: 1

4) Shania Twain
Gross Sales: $704,094; Venue: The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Attendance: 9,543; Ticket Range: $55.84-$81.82; Promoter: MCD Productions; Dates: Sept. 29; No. of Shows: 1

5) André Rieu
Gross Sales: $537,400; Venue: EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Va.; Attendance: 6,254; Ticket Range: $53-$113; Promoter: André Rieu Productions; Dates: Sept. 20; No. of Shows: 1

1) Philipp Kirkorov
Gross Sales: $524,074; Venue: Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City; Attendance: 4,510; Ticket Range: $90-$470; Promoter: Six Row Productions; Dates: Sept. 23; No. of Shows: 1

2) Arcade Fire
Gross Sales: $522,258; Venue: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles; Attendance: 5,869; Ticket Range: $59.50-$125; Promoter: Live Nation, Nederlander Concerts; Dates: Sept. 20; No. of Shows: 1

3) Miguel
Gross Sales: $351,477; Venue: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles; Attendance: 5,860; Ticket Range: $44.50-$99.50; Promoter: Live Nation, Nederlander Concerts; Dates: Sept. 19; No. of Shows: 1

4) J Balvin
Gross Sales: $330,715; Venue: Selland Arena, Fresno, Calif.; Attendance: 4,253; Ticket Range: $39.50-$350; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 19; No. of Shows: 1

5) Sting, Shaggy
Gross Sales: $279,508; Venue: Daily’s Place Amphitheater, Jacksonville, Fla.; Attendance: 5,562; Ticket Range: $20.25-$151.50; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 14; No. of Shows: 1

1) Joan Baez
Gross Sales: $427,840; Venue: Beacon Theatre, New York City; Attendance: 5,553; Ticket Range: $59-$149; Promoter: Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants; Dates: Sept. 21-22; No. of Shows: 2

2) Hozier
Gross Sales: $421,390; Venue: Beacon Theatre, New York City; Attendance: 8,293; Ticket Range: $46-$76; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 24-26; No. of Shows: 3

3) Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band
Gross Sales: $408,515; Venue: Chicago Theatre, Chicago; Attendance: 3,550; Ticket Range: $59-$246.50; Promoter: Elite Entertainment, Parachute Concerts; Dates: Sept. 22; No. of Shows: 1

4) The Piano Guys
Gross Sales: $399,048; Venue: The Star Theatre at The Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore; Attendance: 4,252; Ticket Range: $56.92-$129.89; Promoter: LAMC Productions; Dates: Sept. 25; No. of Shows: 1

5) Sting, Shaggy
Gross Sales: $276,823; Venue: Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach, Fla.; Attendance: 2,690; Ticket Range: $32.75-$157.75; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 15; No. of Shows: 1

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

 

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: October 9, 2018