LMFAO 'Party Rocks' KeyArena at Seattle Center June 2.

LMFAO are in the middle of a marathon North American and European tour. The duo’s May 30 show at Maverik Center in Salt Lake City grossed $255,627. Their next shows are tonight, June 20, at Philips Arena in Atlanta, and June 22 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. LMFAO’s first show outside of the U.S. is July 4 at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto and their first stop outside of North America is July 9 at Nimes (France) Arena.

Despite some canceled tour dates, Van Halen dominated the 15,000 or more category of Hot Tickets. Their first show at Staples Center, June 1, grossed $1,514,584. The group left Los Angeles to perform at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., June 3, and then returned to Staples Center June 9 for another show. The group has two upcoming sold-out shows in Texas. They will be at AT&T Center in San Antonio June 22, and Toyota Center in Houston June 24. The tour is promoted by Live Nation.

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 May 30-June 20.

15,001 or More Seats

10,001-15,000 Seats

5,001-10,000 Seats

5,000 or Less Seats

1) Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw
Gross Sales: $5,541,757; Venue: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia; Attendance: 53,111; Ticket Range: $259-$37; Promoter: AEG Live, The Messina Group, Eagles Stadium Operator LLC; Dates: June 16; No. of Shows: 1

2) Van Halen
Gross Sales: $1,514,584; Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles; Attendance: 13,671; Ticket Range: $149.50-$29; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 1; No. of Shows: 1

3) Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
Gross Sales: $1,465,358; Venue: Value City Arena, Columbus, Ohio; Attendance: 14,124; Ticket Range: $250-$50; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: June 9-10; No. of Shows: 2

4) Van Halen
Gross Sales: $1,452,042; Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles; Attendance: 13,506; Ticket Range: $149.50-$29; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 9; No. of Shows: 1

5) Van Halen
Gross Sales: $1,252,339; Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif.; Attendance: 11,718; Ticket Range: $142.50-$38; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 3; No. of Shows: 1

 

1) Roger Waters
Gross Sales: $1,042,274; Venue: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Attendance: 9,388; Ticket Range: $201.50-$57.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 6; No. of Shows: 1

2) Nickelback
Gross Sales: $575,392; Venue: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kan.; Attendance: 7,938; Ticket Range: $85-$39.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 8; No. of Shows: 1

3) Il Divo
Gross Sales: $270,859; Venue: Mann Center for Perf. Arts, Philadelphia; Attendance: 2,924; Ticket Range: $129.50-$19.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: June 9; No. of Shows: 1

4) LMFAO
Gross Sales: $255,627; Venue: Maverik Center, Salt Lake City; Attendance: 6,038; Ticket Range: $96.50-$32; Promoter: Live Nation, United Concerts; Dates: May 30; No. of Shows: 1

5) Barry Manilow
Gross Sales: $244,317; Venue: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kan.; Attendance: 6,007; Ticket Range: $129.99-$9.99; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: June 7; No. of Shows: 1

 

1) Cirque du Soleil “Dralion”
Gross Sales: $761,535; Venue: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Conn.; Attendance: 13,196; Ticket Range: $150-$28; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: June 13-17; No. of Shows: 7

2) Sesame Street Live–Elmo Makes Music
Gross Sales: $328,056; Venue: Nokia Theatre L.A. Live; Attendance: 11,179; Ticket Range: $98-$18; Promoter: VEE Corp.; Dates: June 8-10; No. of Shows: 7

3) One Direction
Gross Sales: $251,122; Venue: Event Center at San Jose (Calif.) State Univ.; Attendance: 4,824; Ticket Range: $59.50-$25; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: June 13; No. of Shows: 1

4) Cirque du Soleil “Quidam”
Gross Sales: $248,306; Venue: BMO Harris Bank Center, Rockford, Ill.; Attendance: 4,413; Ticket Range: $95-$28; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: June 13-16; No. of Shows: 5

5) The Jezabels
Gross Sales: $220,082; Venue: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney; Attendance: 5,099; Ticket Range: $49.87; Promoter: The Frontier Touring Co.; Dates: June 9; No. of Shows: 1

 

1) Celine Dion
Gross Sales: $2,810,601; Venue: Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; Attendance: 16,844; Ticket Range: $250-$55; Promoter: AEG Live, Concerts West, Caesars Ent.; Dates: June 12-17; No. of Shows: 4

2) War Horse
Gross Sales: $382,853; Venue: Morrison Center for the Perf. Arts, Boise, Idaho; Attendance: 1,723; Ticket Range: $75-$35; Promoter: Broadway in Boise; Dates: June 6-9; No. of Shows: 4

3) Il Divo
Gross Sales: $381,407; Venue: David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Perf. Arts, Tampa, Fla.; Attendance: 4,000; Ticket Range: $128.50-$29.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: June 15-16; No. of Shows: 2

4) Blue Man Group
Gross Sales: $325,588; Venue: Chrysler Hall Theatre, Norfolk, Va.; Attendance: 5,241; Ticket Range: $80-$25.50; Promoter: Jam Theatricals; Dates: June 1-3; No. of Shows: 5

5) Sting
Gross Sales: $324,081; Venue: Place des Arts, Montreal; Attendance: 2,852; Ticket Range: $147.46-$84.19; Promoter: evenko, Live Nation; Dates: June 11; No. of Shows: 1

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