Hot Tickets for October 15, 2014

Enrique Iglesias and PItbull still hot

  • by Rebecca Nakashima
  • Published: October 14, 2014

After his set, Enrique Iglesias is met by Staples Center Vice President Christy Castillo Butcher, Staples Center President Lee Zeidman, AEG Live Vice President Rebeca Leon and Fernando Giaccardi, Enrique Iglesias' manager, Oct. 10.

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull’s Sex and Love tour, promoted by AEG Live, sizzled into California, grossing $3,143,554 over two nights at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. The Spanish pop king and Cuban rapper performed to 30,806 attendees on Oct. 11-12.  Ticket prices ranged from $29.50 to $179.50. The Latin duo’s U.S. whirlwind tour continues with a stop at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on Oct. 14, before heading south to the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 15.

As fall creeps its way into the calendar and the weather, there were plenty of country concerts to comfort those still holding on to summers of denim shorts and sweet tea.  The Messina Group and AEG Live-promoted Eric Church concert at Charleston (W. Va.) Civic Center grossed $478,634 and was attended by 9,700 with ticket prices ranging from $25 to $62.50 before heading to Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Oct. 9 for a gross sale of $636,393, a crowd of 11,296 and a high ticket price of $59.50.

With three shows over Oct. 8-11, Shania Twain brought a little country to Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The Concerts West-, AEG Live- and Caesars Entertainment-promoted event grossed $1,099,675 for a total attendance of 8,799 and tickets ranging from $55 to $250.

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 Sept. 16-Oct. 14.

15,001 or More Seats

10,001-15,000 Seats

5,001-10,000 Seats

5,000 or Fewer Seats

1) Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull
Gross Sales: $3,143,554; Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles; Attendance: 30,806; Ticket Range: $179.50-$29.50; Promoter: AEG Live; Dates: Oct. 11-12; No. of Shows: 2

2) Andrea Bocelli
Gross Sales: $1,642,673; Venue: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia; Attendance: 8,859; Ticket Range: $385.90-$72.34; Promoter: I.L.S. Presents, Big Deal Touring; Dates: Sept. 21; No. of Shows: 1

3) The Black Keys
Gross Sales: $1,468,515; Venue: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Attendance: 21,041; Ticket Range: $85-$35; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 23-24; No. of Shows: 2

4) Andrea Bocelli
Gross Sales: $1,135,956; Venue: Perth (Australia) Arena; Attendance: 6,644; Ticket Range: $438.35-$86.97; Promoter: I.L.S. Presents, Big Deal Touring; Dates: Sept. 24; No. of Shows: 1

5) Walking With Dinosaurs
Gross Sales: $1,115,314; Venue: Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta; Attendance: 24,116; Ticket Range: $64.41-$9.28; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Sept. 25-28; No. of Shows: 9

1) Justin Timberlake
Gross Sales: $2,717,607; Venue: Brisbane (Australia) Entertainment Centre; Attendance: 16,299; Ticket Range: $653.16-$87; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 26-27; No. of Shows: 2

2) Eagles
Gross Sales: $1,137,664; Venue: Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif.; Attendance: 9,970; Ticket Range: $149.50-$49.50; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Oct. 9; No. of Shows: 1

3) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $636,393; Venue: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Attendance: 11,296; Ticket Range: $59.50-$39.50; Promoter: The Messina Group; Dates: Oct. 9; No. of Shows: 1

4) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $478,634; Venue: Charleston (W.Va.) Civic Center; Attendance: 9,700; Ticket Range: $62.50-$25; Promoter: The Messina Group, AEG Live; Dates: Sept. 26; No. of Shows: 1

5) Cesar Millan
Gross Sales: $444,117; Venue: O2 World Hamburg; Attendance: 6,817; Ticket Range: $120.22-$33.85; Promoter: Semmel Concerts; Dates: Sept. 23; No. of Shows: 1

1) America's Got Talent
Gross Sales: $460,034; Venue: The Axis at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 6,444; Ticket Range: $124-$55; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment, Live Nation; Dates: Sept. 26-27; No. of Shows: 2

2) Reba McEntire
Gross Sales: $378,725; Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.; Attendance: 6,628; Ticket Range: $65-$20; Promoter: In-house; Dates: Oct. 10; No. of Shows: 1

3) Miranda Lambert
Gross Sales: $338,835; Venue: Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu; Attendance: 6,219; Ticket Range: $65-$35; Promoter: Goldenvoice, AEG Live, Sherpa Concerts; Dates: Sept. 20; No. of Shows: 1

4) Alan Jackson
Gross Sales: $318,378; Venue: Abbotsford (British Columbia) Centre; Attendance: 5,039; Ticket Range: $79.85-$34.99; Promoter: Global Spectrum Presents, Invictus Entertainment Group; Dates: Sept. 23; No. of Shows: 1

5) Forever Festival
Gross Sales: $309,824; Venue: Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, Sterling Heights, Mich.; Attendance: 5,161; Ticket Range: $75-$19.99; Promoter: AEG Live, React Presents, Hillside Productions; Dates: Sept. 19-20; No. of Shows: 2

1) Rod Stewart
Gross Sales: $4,176,721; Venue: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; Attendance: 33,149; Ticket Range: $250-$49; Promoter: Concerts West, AEG Live, Caesars Entertainment; Dates: Sept. 20-Oct. 5; No. of Shows: 9

2) The Book of Mormon
Gross Sales: $1,380,442; Venue: Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton, Wis.; Attendance: 15,469; Ticket Range: $134-$50; Promoter: Broadway Across America, In-house; Dates: Sept. 16-21; No. of Shows: 8

3) Shania Twain
Gross Sales: $1,099,675; Venue: The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; Attendance: 8,799; Ticket Range: $250-$55; Promoter: Concerts West, AEG Live, Caesars Entertainment; Dates: Oct. 8-11; No. of Shows: 3

4) Erasure
Gross Sales: $307,134; Venue: Chicago Theatre; Attendance: 5,756; Ticket Range: $71.50-$31.50; Promoter: Jam Productions; Dates: Oct. 3-4; No. of Shows: 2

5) Diana Ross
Gross Sales: $291,798; Venue: Santa Barbara (Calif.) Bowl; Attendance: 3,227; Ticket Range: $114-$44; Promoter: Nederlander; Dates: Sept. 21; No. of Shows: 1

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

 

  • by Rebecca Nakashima
  • Published: October 14, 2014