HOT TICKETS: OCT. 4

Timbiriche wins the game; Twain doubles up in Dublin and Glasgow

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: October 3, 2018

Diego Schoening, Alix Bauer, Erik Rubin, Mariana Garza, Sasha Sokol and Benny Ibarra of Timbiriche and Maite Perroni speak during the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Mexico 2018 at Auditorio Nacional on Aug. 19 in Mexico City. (Victor Chavez)

The power of live touring is felt all over the world, and this week an international show featuring hot Latin group Timbiriche topped our 5,001-10,000-capacity chart with two shows at Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City, with a gross of $1,188,350. Combined attendance was 19,085; the ticket range was $18.29-$130.66 for the OCESA/CIE-promoted tour.

Also hitting highs outside the U.S. was Canada's Shania Twain, who grabbed the two top spots on our 10,001-15,000-capacity chart with stops in Dublin and Glasgow, Scotland.
Twain's two shows at 3ArenaDublin topped the chart with a gross of $2,157,346, attendance of 24,606 and a ticket range of $66.35-$98.94. The promoter was MCD Productions. Twain's second chart entry, two performances at SSE Hydro in Glasgow (which is celebrating its fifth birthday and is featured in October's VenuesNow), grossed $2,072,319, with attendance of 21,131 and a ticket range of $32.47-$110.39. Promoter was DF Concerts.

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. 4-Oct. 2.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales:
$9,530,275; Venue: NRG Stadium @ NRG Park, Houston; Attendance: 53,800; Ticket Range: $49.50-$499.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 29; No. of Shows: 1

2) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales: $6,730,137; Venue: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.; Attendance: 58,611; Ticket Range: $49.50-$499; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 8; No. of Shows: 1

3) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales: $6,531,245; Venue: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis; Attendance: 55,729; Ticket Range: $49.50-$499; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 15; No. of Shows: 1

4) Taylor Swift
Gross Sales: $6,491,546; Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans; Attendance: 53,172; Ticket Range: $49.50-$499.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group / AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 22; No. of Shows: 1

5) Eagles
Gross Sales: $5,982,028; Venue: Forum, Inglewood, Calif.; Attendance: 41,019; Ticket Range: $59.50-$399.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 12-15; No. of Shows: 3

1) Shania Twain
Gross Sales: $2,157,346; Venue: 3Arena, Dublin; Attendance: 24,606; Ticket Range: $66.35-$98.94; Promoter: MCD Productions; Dates: Sept. 26-27; No. of Shows: 2

2) Shania Twain
Gross Sales: $2,072,319; Venue: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland; Attendance: 21,131; Ticket Range: $32.47-$110.39; Promoter: DF Concerts; Dates: Sept. 19, 21; No. of Shows: 2

3) Arctic Monkeys
Gross Sales: $1,891,427; Venue: 3Arena, Dublin; Attendance: 25,430; Ticket Range: $69.26-$80.90; Promoter: MCD Productions; Dates: Sept. 24-25; No. of Shows: 2

4) Cirque du Soleil - “Ovo”
Gross Sales: $1,075,332; Venue: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland; Attendance: 15,822; Ticket Range: $34.09-$90.91; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 5-9; No. of Shows: 7

5) Kylie Minogue
Gross Sales: $1,038,520; Venue: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland; Attendance: 11,206; Ticket Range: $64.94-$194.81; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 30; No. of Shows: 1

1) Timbiriche
Gross Sales: $1,188,350; Venue: Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City; Attendance: 19,085; Ticket Range: $18.29-$130.66; Promoter: OCESA / CIE; Dates: Sept. 14-15; No. of Shows: 2

2) Dave Matthews Band
Gross Sales: $816,810; Venue: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, Nev.; Attendance: 8,598; Ticket Range: $95; Promoter: Another Planet Entertainment; Dates: Sept. 7; No. of Shows: 1

3) Cher
Gross Sales: $816,695; Venue: Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Australia; Attendance: 5,520; Ticket Range: $88.11-$220.27; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 26; No. of Shows: 1

4) Carlos Vives
Gross Sales: $683,400; Venue: Radio City Music Hall, New York City; Attendance: 5,736; Ticket Range: $81-$181; Promoter: Cardenas Marketing Network; Dates: Sept. 22; No. of Shows: 1

5) A.R. Rahman
Gross Sales: $546,580; Venue: Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land (Texas); Attendance: 5,732; Ticket Range: $55-$350; Promoter: Star Promotions; Dates: Sept. 15; No. of Shows: 1

1) “Aladdin”
Gross Sales: $4,312,989; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 58,966; Ticket Range: $26-$150; Promoter: Broadway Across America; Dates: Sept. 12-23; No. of Shows: 16

2) “Springsteen On Broadway,” Bruce Springsteen
Gross Sales: $1,927,620; Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City; Attendance: 3,792; Ticket Range: $79-$850; Promoter: Thrill Hill Productions; Dates: Sept. 26-29; No. of Shows: 4

3) Nine Inch Nails
Gross Sales: $703,646; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 8,317; Ticket Range: $45-$175; Promoter: In-House; Dates: Sept. 26-27; No. of Shows: 2

4) Widespread Panic
Gross Sales: $683,810; Venue: St. Augustine (Fla.) Amphitheatre; Attendance: 12,105; Ticket Range: $57-$72; Promoter: AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 14-16; No. of Shows: 3

5) ¿Qué Pasa, USA? Today
Gross Sales: $507,710; Venue: Ziff Ballet Opera House – Arsht Center, Miami; Attendance: 5,667; Ticket Range: $39-$199; Promoter: In-House, Loud and Live; Dates: Sept. 28-30; No. of Shows: 4

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: October 3, 2018