Hot Tickets
Author: Rob Ocampo and Josh Huckabee
Date: July 23,2008

GEORGE MICHAEL BRINGS FAITH TO WINDY CITY15,001 or More
Seats10,001-15,000 Seats5,001-10,000 Seats5,000 or Less Seats1)
Kenny ChesneyGross Sales: $4,519,632; Venue: Lincoln Financial
Field, Philadelphia; Attendance: 49,169; Ticket Range:
$103.50-$83.50; Promoter: AEG Live, Eagles Stadium Operators, The
Messina Group; Dates: July 19; No. of Shows: 1 2) George
MichaelGross Sales: $1,375,690; Venue: United Center, Chicago;
Attendance: 10,061; Ticket Range: $250-$65; Promoter: Jam
Productions; Dates: July 9; No. of Shows: 1 3) Stevie WonderGross
Sales: $1,318,161; Venue: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles; Attendance:
14,054; Ticket Range: $250-$35; Promoter: Bill Silva Presents, Live
Nation; Dates: July 7; No. of Shows: 1 4) Tom Petty and the
HeartbreakersGross Sales: $1,262,283; Venue: United Center,
Chicago; Attendance: 16,233; Ticket Range: $99-$55; Promoter: AEG
Live, Concerts West; Dates: July 2; No. of Shows: 1 5) Kenny
ChesneyGross Sales: $1,007,635; Venue: Verizon Wireless
Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, Va.; Attendance: 19,157; Ticket
Range: $80-$41.75; Promoter: AEG Live, The Messina Group, Live
Nation; Dates: July 17; No. of Shows: 1 1) Elton JohnGross Sales:
$2,007,345; Venue: Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance:
14,213; Ticket Range: $227-$67; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: July
19; No. of Shows: 1 2) John MayerGross Sales: $794,287; Venue:
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, N.Y.; Attendance: 14,037;
Ticket Range: $65.50-$41.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: July 9;
No. of Shows: 1 3) WoWoWeeGross Sales: $636,095; Venue: Atlantic
City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance: 6,840; Ticket Range:
$150-$75; Promoter: Calla Lily Entertainment; Dates: July 12; No.
of Shows: 1 4) Crue FestGross Sales: $428,494; Venue: Nikon at
Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, N.Y.; Attendance: 8,990; Ticket
Range: $99-$35.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: July 8; No. of
Shows: 1 5) T.I.Gross Sales: $184,030; Venue: 1st Mariner Arena,
Baltimore; Attendance: 3,085; Ticket Range: $200-$40; Promoter:
E&R Entertainment; Dates: July 11; No. of Shows: 1 1) Robert
Plant & Alison KraussGross Sales: $498,320; Venue: Chastain
Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 6,686; Ticket Range:
$78.50-$38.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: July 10; No. of Shows:
1 2) Steve Miller BandGross Sales: $409,615; Venue: Radio City
Music Hall, New York; Attendance: 5,235; Ticket Range: $95-$50;
Promoter: Live Nation, Radio City Entertainment; Dates: July 10;
No. of Shows: 1 3) Chris BrownGross Sales: $327,806; Venue: Dodge
Arena, Hidalgo, Texas; Attendance: 4,829; Ticket Range: $99-$49;
Promoter: Adex Promotions; Dates: July 1; No. of Shows: 1 4) Stevie
WonderGross Sales: $313,706; Venue: Reno (Nev.) Events Center;
Attendance: 2,710; Ticket Range: $165.50-$55.50; Promoter: Live
Nation; Dates: July 4; No. of Shows: 1 5) Steve Miller BandGross
Sales: $240,485; Venue: Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, Mo.;
Attendance: 5,022; Ticket Range: $175-$49.50; Promoter: Live
Nation, Mammoth, In-House; Dates: July 2; No. of Shows: 1 1) Van
MorrisonGross Sales: $544,473; Venue: Fox Theatre, Detroit;
Attendance: 4,746; Ticket Range: $300-$59.50; Promoter: Live
Nation, Olympia Entertainment; Dates: July 9; No. of Shows: 1 2)
Van MorrisonGross Sales: $543,575; Venue: Rosemont (Ill.) Theatre;
Attendance: 3,901; Ticket Range: $300-$75; Promoter: Live Nation;
Dates: July 8; No. of Shows: 1 3) Steely DanGross Sales: $327,616;
Venue: Chicago Theatre; Attendance: 3,547; Ticket Range:
$124.50-$54.50; Promoter: Jam Productions; Dates: July 15; No. of
Shows: 1 4) Van MorrisonGross Sales: $318,657; Venue: Tower
Theatre, Upper Darby, Pa.; Attendance: 2,704; Ticket Range:
$350-$20; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: July 10; No. of Shows: 1 5)
Boston, StyxGross Sales: $272,436; Venue: Marymoor Amphitheatre,
Redmond, Wash.; Attendance: 4,700; Ticket Range: $79.50-$49.50;
Promoter: Live Nation, The Lakeside Group; Dates: July 10; No. of
Shows: 1 Compiled by Rob Ocampo and Josh Huckabee. To submit
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