Hot Tickets
Author: Rob Ocampo
Date: December 12,2007

DANE COOK ANOINTED PALACE JESTERHOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of
the top acts and ticket sales as reported to Venues Today
e-newsletter. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top
5 in each seating capacity category, which took place since Nov.
20, 2007. To submit reports, e-mail HotTickets@venuestoday.com or
fax to (714) 378-0040.The Hot Tickets this week as reported to
Venues Today:15,001 or More Seats1) Gross Sales: $1,891,302; Event:
Elton John; Venue: AcerArena, Sydney, Australia; Attendance:
12,392; Ticket Range: $300.90-$84.96; Promoter: Chugg
Entertainment; Dates: Nov. 28; No. of Shows: 12) Gross Sales:
$1,828,575; Event: Soda Stereo; Venue: Home Depot Center, Carson,
Calif.; Attendance: 19,377; Ticket Range: $200-$25; Promoter: AEG
Live, Goldenvoice; Dates: Nov. 21; No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales:
$1,346,235; Event: Van Halen; Venue: Rose Quarter, Portland, Ore.;
Attendance: 14,284; Ticket Range: $125-$49.50; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Dec. 1; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $1,279,703;
Event: The Police; Venue: Arena Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Attendance:
16,134; Ticket Range: $300-$50; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Nov.
27-28; No. of Shows: 25) Gross Sales: $1,240,124; Event: Dane Cook;
Venue: The Palace Of Auburn Hills (Mich.); Attendance: 18,095;
Ticket Range: $102.50-$32.50; Promoter: Palace Sports &
Entertainment; Dates: Nov. 24; No. of Shows: 110,001-15,000 Seats1)
Gross Sales: $846,352; Event: Lionel Richie; Venue: Brisbane
(Australia) Entertainment Centre; Attendance: 8,811; Ticket Range:
$120.57-$79.58; Promoter: The Frontier Touring Company; Dates: Dec.
5; No. of Shows: 12) Gross Sales: $526,507; Event: Trans-Siberian
Orchestra; Venue: Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance:
9,596; Ticket Range: $60.50-$40.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates:
Dec. 7; No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $427,613; Event:
Trans-Siberian Orchestra; Venue: Jack Breslin Student Events
Center, East Lansig, Mich.; Attendance: 9,248; Ticket Range:
$49.50-$39.50; Promoter: Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Nov. 30; No.
of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $412,160; Event: George Lopez; Venue:
Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield, Calif.; Attendance: 9,463; Ticket
Range: $47.50-$37.50; Promoter: AEG Live, Goldenvoice; Dates: Nov.
23; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $352,074; Event: Keith Urban;
Venue: Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, S.C.; Attendance: 6,872; Ticket
Range: $55.50-$20; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: Dec. 6; No.
of Shows: 15,001-10,000 Seats1) Gross Sales: $525,235; Event:
Ministry of Sound Annual; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney,
Australia; Attendance: 6,828; Ticket Range: $83.76; Promoter:
Ministry of Sound; Dates: Dec. 1; No. of Shows: 12) Gross Sales:
$421,176; Event: Lionel Richie; Venue: Westpac Centre,
Christchurch, New Zealand; Attendance: 5,429; Ticket Range:
$98.75-$72.31; Promoter: The Frontier Touring Company; Dates: Nov.
26; No. of Shows: 13) Gross Sales: $367,209; Event: Muse; Venue:
Westpac Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Attendance: 7,270;
Ticket Range: $53.65; Promoter: Solid Entertainment; Dates: Nov.
25; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $332,052; Event: So You Think
You Can Dance; Venue: Comcast Arena at Everett (Wash.) Events
Center; Attendance: 7,083; Ticket Range: $54.50-$35; Promoter: AEG
Live; Dates: Nov. 28; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $323,290;
Event: Manheim Steamroller; Venue: Comcast Arena at Everett (Wash.)
Events Center; Attendance: 5,243; Ticket Range: $150-$28; Promoter:
AEG Live, Live Nation; Dates: Dec. 2; No. of Shows: 15,000 or Fewer
Seats1) Gross Sales: $936,027; Event: Spamalot; Venue: Wharton
Center For Performing Arts, East Lansing, Mich.; Attendance:
14,765; Ticket Range: $73-$25; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Dec. 4-9;
No. of Shows: 82) Gross Sales: $275,492; Event: Hairspray; Venue:
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Fla.; Attendance: 4,416; Ticket
Range: $67-$47; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Nov. 23-24; No. of
Shows: 33) Gross Sales: $217,727; Event: Tony Bennett; Venue:
Broward Center For The Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.;
Attendance: 2,677; Ticket Range: $125-$50; Promoter: In-house;
Dates: Dec. 6; No. of Shows: 14) Gross Sales: $178,629; Event:
Jethro Tull; Venue: Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario; Attendance:
2,705; Ticket Range: $68.85-$49.03; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates:
Nov. 24; No. of Shows: 15) Gross Sales: $178,196; Event: Turtle
Creek Chorale “Children Will Listen”; Venue: Majestic
Theatre, Dallas; Attendance: 1,704; Ticket Range: $50-$18.40;
Promoter: Turtle Creek Chorale; Dates: Dec. 7-9; No. of Shows:
5Compiled by Rob Ocampo, HotTickets@venuestoday.com