Bon Jovi, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.

Bon Jovi kicked off their “This House Is Not for Sale” tour on Feb. 8, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C. But it was their sixth stop at the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn., that made our Hot Tickets chart this week. The sold-out, Live Nation-promoted event set an attendance record with 18,514 fans filling the seats for the iconic rock band’s two-and-a half hour set and grossing nearly $1.8 million.

Cher debuted her new residency, “Classic Cher,” at Park Theater at Monte Carlo, Las Vegas, on Feb. 8-11, with three shows grossing a total of $1.6 million. With ticket prices ranging from $60 – $470 and over 13,000 fans in attendance, Cher dazzled crowds with her extravagant stage show.
 

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 between Jan. 24-Feb. 21.

15,001 or More Seats

10,001-15,000 Seats

5,001-10,000 Seats

5,000 or Fewer Seats

1) Drake
Gross Sales: $5,575,039; Venue: The O2 Arena, London; Attendance: 64,093; Ticket Range: $139.08-$57.95; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Jan. 30-Feb. 5; No. of Shows: 4

2) Drake
Gross Sales: $2,837,146; Venue: The O2 Arena, London; Attendance: 32,640; Ticket Range: $139.08-$57.95; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 14-15; No. of Shows: 2

3) Black Sabbath
Gross Sales: $2,288,564; Venue: The O2 Arena, London; Attendance: 30,370; Ticket Range: $100.10-$63.22; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Jan. 29-31; No. of Shows: 2

4) Andrea Bocelli
Gross Sales: $2,180,919; Venue: Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.; Attendance: 12,692; Ticket Range: $649-$75; Promoter: Gelb Promotions; Dates: Feb. 11; No. of Shows: 1

5) Bon Jovi
Gross Sales: $1,767,099; Venue: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.; Attendance: 18,514; Ticket Range: $552.75-$19.75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 18; No. of Shows: 1

1) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $855,102; Venue: Infinite Energy Arena, Duluth, Ga.; Attendance: 12,228; Ticket Range: $89-$29; Promoter: Messina Touring Group, AEG Live; Dates: Feb. 16; No. of Shows: 1

2) Twenty One Pilots
Gross Sales: $510,780; Venue: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kan.; Attendance: 10,415; Ticket Range: $49; Promoter: Mammoth; Dates: Feb. 3; No. of Shows: 1

3) Erykah Badu
Gross Sales: $458,482; Venue: Atlantic City (N.J.) Boardwalk Hall; Attendance: 5,479; Ticket Range: $125-$59; Promoter: North American Entertainment Group, Platinum Productions; Dates: Feb. 11; No. of Shows: 1

4) Brantley Gilbert
Gross Sales: $240,556; Venue: Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pa.; Attendance: 6,770; Ticket Range: $39.75-$29.75; Promoter: Frank Productions, NS2, CMoore Live; Dates: Feb. 3; No. of Shows: 1

5) The Sadies
Gross Sales: $134,612; Venue: Budweiser Gardens, London, Ontario; Attendance: 3920; Ticket Range: $47.05-$27.92; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 14; No. of Shows: 1

1) Cher
Gross Sales: $1,599,900; Venue: Park Theater at Monte Carlo Las Vegas; Attendance: 13,671; Ticket Range: $475-$60; Promoter: AEG Live, MRES; Dates: Feb. 8-11; No. of Shows: 3

2) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $615,193; Venue: Landers Center, Southaven, Miss.; Attendance: 9,809; Ticket Range: $89-$25; Promoter: Messina Touring Group, AEG Live; Dates: Feb. 18; No. of Shows: 1

3) Band of Brothers
Gross Sales: $508,643; Venue: Park Theater at Monte Carlo Las Vegas; Attendance: 3,572; Ticket Range: $208-$78; Promoter: MRES; Dates: Jan. 29; No. of Shows: 1

4) Alan Jackson
Gross Sales: $390,917; Venue: Pensacola (Fla.) Bay Center; Attendance: 6,031; Ticket Range: $99.50-$39.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: Jan. 27; No. of Shows: 1

5) Simple Minds, B52s
Gross Sales: $382,428; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney; Attendance: 4,362; Ticket Range: $88.81; Promoter: Frontier Touring Company; Dates: Feb. 9; No. of Shows: 1

1) Harry Potter in Concert
Gross Sales: $372,975; Venue: DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Attendance: 6,649; Ticket Range: $90-$32; Promoter: Grand Rapids Symphony; Dates: Jan. 27-28; No. of Shows: 3

2) Band of Brothers
Gross Sales: $310,868; Venue: The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Md.; Attendance: 2,647; Ticket Range: $188-$68; Promoter: MRES; Dates: Feb. 2; No. of Shows: 1

3) David Bintley’s Carmina Burana
Gross Sales: $266,569; Venue: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta; Attendance: 4,941; Ticket Range: $125-$22; Promoter: Atlanta Ballet; Dates: Feb. 3-11; No. of Shows: 6

4) Kem
Gross Sales: $265,625; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 2,741; Ticket Range: $150-$60; Promoter: Twilight Productions; Dates: Feb. 11; No. of Shows: 1

5) The Last Waltz
Gross Sales: $239,265; Venue: The Theater at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Md.; Attendance: 2,518; Ticket Range: $150-$75; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Feb. 4; No. of Shows: 1

The Weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Monique Potter. To submit reports, e-mail HotTickets@venuestoday.com or fax to (714) 378-0040.