HOT TICKETS: SEPT. 27

Arctic Monkeys find a fine homecoming waiting for them in Sheffield

  • by Bob Allen
  • Published: September 26, 2018

Alex Turner and Arctic Monkeys, shown in an August performance, played four shows in September at FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield, England. (Getty Images)

Arctic Monkeys returned home to Sheffield, England, and their four-show stand at FlyDSA Arena put them atop our chart for venues with capacities of 10,001 to 15,000. Total attendance was 51,902, and the shows, promoted by SJM, grossed $4.16 million.

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 Aug. 28 – Sept. 25.

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:
$13,464,062; Venue: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.; Attendance: 106,550; Ticket Range: $20-$350; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 22-23; No. of Shows: 2

2) Ed Sheeran
Gross Sales: $11,220,207; Venue: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.; Attendance: 107,500; Ticket Range: $39.50-$125; Promoter: Messina Touring Group, AEG Presents; Dates: Sept. 21-22; No. of Shows: 2

3) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $11,056,836; Venue: NRG Stadium @ NRG Park, Houston; Attendance: 80,022; Ticket Range: $20-$290; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 15-16; No. of Shows: 2

4) U2
Gross Sales: $9,437,998; Venue: AccorHotels Arena, Paris; Attendance: 72,412; Ticket Range: $40.74-$226.98; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Sept. 8-13; No. of Shows: 4

5) Jay-Z, Beyoncé
Gross Sales: $6,295,535; Venue: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Fla.; Attendance: 44,310; Ticket Range: $20-$350; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Aug. 31; No. of Shows: 1

1) Arctic Monkeys
Gross Sales: $4,164,281; Venue: FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England; Attendance: 51,902; Ticket Range: $51.30-$90.22; Promoter: SJM; Dates: Sept. 18-22; No. of Shows: 4

2) Metallica
Gross Sales: $1,494,540; Venue: Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Attendance: 11,738; Ticket Range: $65-$135; Promoter: FPC Live; Dates: Sept. 11; No. of Shows: 1

3) Luis Miguel
Gross Sales: $1,087,387; Venue: UTEP Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas; Attendance: 6,748; Ticket Range: $39.95-$500; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 2; No. of Shows: 1

4) A.R. Rahman
Gross Sales: $763,273; Venue: NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.; Attendance: 8,851; Ticket Range: $56-$356; Promoter: I Am Entertainment; Dates: Sept. 1; No. of Shows: 1

5) Kevin Hart
Gross Sales: $703,702; Venue: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland; Attendance: 10,303; Ticket Range: $55.81-$98.48; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Aug. 28; No. of Shows: 1

1) Luis Miguel
Gross Sales: $1,204,302; Venue: Bert Ogden Arena, Edinburg, Texas; Attendance: 7,749; Ticket Range: $49.50-$500; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Aug. 31; No. of Shows: 1

2) Queens Of The Stone Age
Gross Sales: $699,572; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park, Australia; Attendance: 9,583; Ticket Range: $66.82-$82.38; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: Aug. 31-Sept. 1; No. of Shows: 2

3) Vance Joy
Gross Sales: $598,261; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park, Australia; Attendance: 10,760; Ticket Range: $62.29; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: Sept. 13-14; No. of Shows: 2

4) Bad Bunny
Gross Sales: $572,344; Venue: Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land (Texas); Attendance: 6,353; Ticket Range: $55.50-$145.50; Promoter: Cardenas Marketing Network; Dates: Aug. 30; No. of Shows: 1

5) Laura Pausini
Gross Sales: $549,395; Venue: Radio City Music Hall, New York; Attendance: 5,480; Ticket Range: $59-$199; Promoter: Loud and Live, Zamora Entertainment; Dates: Aug. 31; No. of Shows: 1

1) Joan Baez
Gross Sales: $448,720; Venue: Wang Theatre-Boch Center, Boston; Attendance: 6,505; Ticket Range: $40-$125; Promoter: Great Northeast Productions; Dates: Sept. 14-15; No. of Shows: 2

2) Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band
Gross Sales: $350,283; Venue: Wang Theatre-Boch Center, Boston; Attendance: 3,301; Ticket Range: $75.25-$246.25; Promoter: Elite Entertainment; Dates: Sept. 17; No. of Shows: 1

3) Luis Miguel
Gross Sales: $328,650; Venue: Sandia Casino Amphitheater, Albuquerque; Attendance: 4,195; Ticket Range: $65-$100; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 4; No. of Shows: 1

4) Luis Miguel
Gross Sales: $281,425; Venue: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Attendance: 1,405; Ticket Range: $175-$250; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 7; No. of Shows: 1

5) Russell Peters
Gross Sales: $218,604; Venue: Chicago Theatre, Chicago; Attendance: 3,553; Ticket Range: $51-$66; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: Sept. 14; 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 Bob Allen
  • Published: September 26, 2018