HOT TICKETS
Author: Rob Ocampo
Date: February 19,2008

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top acts and ticket sales
as reported to VT PULSE. Following are the top 20 concerts and
events, the top 5 in each seating capacity category, which took
place since Jan. 29, 2008 To submit reports, e-mail
HotTickets@venuestoday.com or fax to (714) 378-0040. 15,001 or More
Seats 1) Van Halen Gross Sales: $1,598,552; Venue: Philips Arena,
Atlanta; Attendance: 14,983; Ticket Range: $151.50-$51.50;
Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 10; No. of Shows: 1 2) Marc
Anthony Gross Sales: $927,443; Venue: Coliseo de Puerto Rico, San
Juan; Attendance: 9,771; Ticket Range: $125-$55; Promoter: Gianfi
Communications; Dates: Feb. 8; No. of Shows: 1 3) Hilary Duff Gross
Sales: $509,402; Venue: AcerArena, Sydney, Australia; Attendance:
7,897; Ticket Range: $70.72; Promoter: Andrew McManus Presents;
Dates: Feb. 2; No. of Shows: 1 4) Matchbox Twenty Gross Sales:
$475,494; Venue: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minn.; Attendance:
8,978; Ticket Range: $73-$38; Promoter: Jam Productions; Dates:
Feb. 4; No. of Shows: 1 5) Matchbox Twenty Gross Sales: $367,565;
Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland; Attendance: 6,974; Ticket
Range: $75-$35; Promoter: Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Feb. 7; No.
of Shows: 1 10,001-15,000 Seats 1) Van Halen Gross Sales:
$1,182,385; Venue: Jacksonville (Fla.) Veterans Memorial Arena;
Attendance: 11,674; Ticket Range: $124-$48.50; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Feb. 16; No. of Shows: 1 2) Keith Urban Gross Sales:
$985,425; Venue: Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance:
12,734; Ticket Range: $125-$45; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb.
15; No. of Shows: 1 3) Keith Urban Gross Sales: $564,005; Venue:
Roanoke (Va.) Civic Center; Attendance: 7,898; Ticket Range:
$72.50-$62.50; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: Feb. 16; No. of
Shows: 1 4) Steve Harvey Gross Sales: $207,004; Venue: Crown
Coliseum, Fayetteville, N.C.; Attendance: 6,152; Ticket Range:
$36-$29; Promoter: Steve Harvey Radio Network; Dates: Feb. 2; No.
of Shows: 1 5) AVP Beach Volleyball Gross Sales: $131,068; Venue:
Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton, N.J.; Attendance: 602; Ticket Range:
$67-$20; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: Jan. 31; No. of Shows: 1
5,001-10,000 Seats 1) Jonas Brothers Gross Sales: $549,557; Venue:
Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk, Universal City, Calif.;
Attendance: 11,940; Ticket Range: $49.50-$39.50; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: Feb. 2–3; No. of Shows: 2 2) Raggamuffin Gross
Sales: $463,267; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia;
Attendance: 4,610; Ticket Range: $106.47; Promoter: Andrew McManus
Presents; Dates: Feb. 5; No. of Shows: 1 3) Jonas Brothers Gross
Sales: $322,770; Venue: Comcast Arena at Everett (Wash.) Events
Center; Attendance: 7,531; Ticket Range: $47.50-$27.50; Promoter:
Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Feb. 5; No. of Shows: 1 4) Foo
Fighters Gross Sales: $279,315; Venue: Reno (Nev.) Events Center;
Attendance: 6,629; Ticket Range: $45; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates:
Feb. 1; No. of Shows: 1 5) Jonas Brothers Gross Sales: $276,245;
Venue: The Planet Hollywood Theatre For The Performing Arts, Las
Vegas; Attendance: 6,397; Ticket Range: $49.50-$39.50; Promoter:
Andrew Hewitt, Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Feb. 1; No. of Shows:
1 5,000 or Fewer Seats 1) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Gross Sales:
$980,285; Venue: Broward Center For The Performing Arts, Fort
Lauderdale, Fla.; Attendance: 18,743; Ticket Range: $65-$21;
Promoter: Broadway Across America, In-house; Dates: Jan.
29–Feb. 10; No. of Shows: 16 2) Katt Williams Gross Sales:
$466,760; Venue: Sacramento (Calif.) Memorial Auditorium;
Attendance: 10,951; Ticket Range: $55-$35; Promoter: Live Nation;
Dates: Feb. 15, 17; No. of Shows: 3 3) Romeo & Juliet Gross
Sales: $414,040; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 8,774;
Ticket Range: $85-$15; Promoter: Atlanta Ballet; Dates: Feb.
7–16; No. of Shows: 9 4) Ron White Gross Sales: $279,607;
Venue: Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Fla.; Attendance: 6,391;
Ticket Range: $43.75; Promoter: Live Nation, In-house; Dates: Feb.
14–16; No. of Shows: 3 5) Stomp Gross Sales: $215,608; Venue:
Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Attendance: 5,170; Ticket
Range: $44-$30.60; Promoter: Jam Theatricals; Dates: Feb.
8–9; No. of Shows: 3 Compiled by Rob Ocampo
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