HOT TICKETS: SEPT. 13, 2018

Urban South: Country star grabs two spots with pair of Alabama shows

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: September 12, 2018

Keith Urban performed at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. (Jason Squires)

Country star Keith Urban landed two spots on our Hot Tickets charts this week. His stop at The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach, Ala., topped our 10,001-15,000-capacity chart. That show grossed $514,226, with attendance of 8,614 and a ticket range of $20-$92.75. Urban's show at Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Amphitheater made its way into the fifth spot on our 5,000-10,000-capacity chart. That show grossed $384,898, with attendance of 5,954; and a ticket range of $22.50-$94.50. Red Mountain Entertainment promoted both shows.

Proving international shows are gaining steam, two of them grabbed the top spots on charts this week. Laura Pausini ranked No. 1 on the 5,000-10,000-capacity chart with two shows at Citibank Hall in Sao Paulo. Together, Pausini's shows grossed $642,674, with combined attendance of 7,942 and a ticket range of $16.03-$187.05. The promoter was T4F – Time For Fun.

Paul Weller took the top spot for buildings with a capacity of 5,000 or less with a single show at the York (England) Barbican. That show grossed $92,021, with attendance of 1,827. Tickets were $52.52. The promoter was Triple A Entertainment Group.

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events and ticket sales as reported to VNPulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place Aug. 14-Sept. 11.

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:
$4,262,075; Venue: New Era Field, Orchard Park, N.Y.; Attendance: 38,053; Ticket Range: $20-$320; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Aug. 18; No. of Shows: 1

2) Ed Sheeran
Gross Sales: $4,199,073; Venue: AT&T Park, San Francisco; Attendance: 38,647; Ticket Range: $44.75-$130.25; Promoter: Messina Touring Group, AEG Presents; Dates: Aug. 21; No. of Shows: 1

3) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $3,920,225; Venue: Williams–Brice Stadium, Columbia, S.C.; Attendance: 38,057; Ticket Range: $20-$320; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Aug. 21; No. of Shows: 1

4) Justin Timberlake
Gross Sales: $3,438,997; Venue: GelreDome, Arnhem, Netherlands; Attendance: 34,497; Ticket Range: $52.69-$146.36; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Aug. 24; No. of Shows: 1

5) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $3,142,159; Venue: Ohio Stadium, Columbus; Attendance: 35,083; Ticket Range: $20-$320; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Aug. 16; No. of Shows: 1

1) Keith Urban
Gross Sales: $514,226; Venue: The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, Ala.; Attendance: 8,614; Ticket Range: $20-$92.75; Promoter: Red Mountain Entertainment; Dates: Aug. 25; No. of Shows: 1

2) Queens of the Stone Age
Gross Sales: $408,771; Venue: Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand; Attendance: 6,663; Ticket Range: $61.35; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: Aug. 23; No. of Shows: 1

3) Sascha Grammel
Gross Sales: $180,766; Venue: Konig-Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany; Attendance: 5,229; Ticket Range: $27.98-$44.08; Promoter: STEP Gmbh; Dates: Sept. 5; No. of Shows: 1

4) Tracii Guns’ League of Gentlemen
Gross Sales: $63,027; Venue: The SSE Arena, Belfast; Attendance: 1,307; Ticket Range: $39.39-$50.55; Promoter: MCD Productions; Dates: Aug. 18; No. of Shows: 1

5) Thuggdork Comedy All Stars
Gross Sales: $6,650; Venue: Stockton (Calif.) Arena; Attendance: 380; Ticket Range: $17.50; Promoter: In-house Promotion; Dates: Aug. 25; No. of Shows: 1

1) Laura Pausini
Gross Sales: $642,674; Venue: Citibank Hall, Sao Paulo; Attendance: 7,942; Ticket Range: $16.03-$187.05; Promoter: T4F – Time For Fun; Dates: Aug. 20-21; No. of Shows: 2

2) Roberto Carlos
Gross Sales: $492,515; Venue: Citibank Hall, Sao Paulo; Attendance: 7,097; Ticket Range: $12.83-$149.64; Promoter: T4F – Time For Fun; Dates: Aug. 24-25; No. of Shows: 2

3) Sugarland
Gross Sales: $484,097; Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.; Attendance: 6,034; Ticket Range: $50.50-$90.50; Promoter: In-House, Live Nation; Dates: Aug. 30; No. of Shows: 1

4) Fall Out Boy
Gross Sales: $482,239; Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.; Attendance: 6,623; Ticket Range: $39.50-$79.50; Promoter: In-House, Live Nation; Dates: Aug. 31; No. of Shows: 1

5) Keith Urban
Gross Sales: $384,898; Venue: Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Amphitheater; Attendance: 5,954; Ticket Range: $22.50-$94.50; Promoter: Red Mountain Entertainment; Dates: Aug. 26; No. of Shows: 1

1) Paul Weller
Gross Sales: $92,021; Venue: York (England) Barbican; Attendance: 1,827; Ticket Range: $52.52; Promoter: Triple A Entertainment Group; Dates: Aug. 23; No. of Shows: 1

2) Raca Negra
Gross Sales: $71,778; Venue: KM de Vantagens Hall, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Attendance: 2,909; Ticket Range: $6.41-$53.44; Promoter: T4F – Time For Fun; Dates: Aug. 25; No. of Shows: 1

3) Tracii Guns’ League of Gentlemen
Gross Sales: $53,265; Venue: York (England) Barbican; Attendance: 1,151; Ticket Range: $45.96; Promoter: Phil McIntyre Entertainments; Dates: Aug. 22; No. of Shows: 1

4) The Used
Gross Sales: $46,750; Venue: O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London; Attendance: 1,424; Ticket Range: $32.83-$33.84; Promoter: Kilimanjaro Live; Dates: Aug. 31; No. of Shows: 1

5) Todd Rundgren
Gross Sales: $44,655; Venue: Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, Fla.; Attendance: 701; Ticket Range: $39-$65; Promoter: Ruth Eckerd Hall Presents; Dates: Aug. 18; 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: September 12, 2018