By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/26/07-3/04/07.
This week’s big winners include Jimmy Buffett, Penn & Teller, and “Grease.”
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week The Police 1 1 Wicked 2 2 Jimmy Buffett 3 n/a Kenny Chesney 4 6 Boston Red Sox 5 7 Houston Rodeo 6 8 Jersey Boys 7 4 New York Yankees 8 n/a Keith Urban 9 3 Eric Clapton 10 9
Jimmy Buffett’s solid fan base lands him on the Overall Top Events Chart
this week. With the support and devotion of Parrotheads everywhere behind
him, he rockets straight to the number three spot.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 Houston Rodeo 2 2 New York Yankees 3 3 Chicago Cubs 4 4 St. Louis Cardinals 5 n/a WWE 6 10 UAW Daimler-Chrysler 400 7 n/a Los Angeles Lakers 8 n/a Dallas Mavericks 9 5 Oscar De La Hoya 10 n/a
Major League Baseball dominates the Top Sports Events chart, claiming four
of the top five spots. The St. Louis Cardinals, 2006 World Series
Champions, debut at number five. They join the Boston Red Sox, New York
Yankees, and Chicago Cubs, who remain at positions one, three, and four,
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 4 Monty Python's Spamalot 4 5 Mary Poppins 5 3 The Color Purple 6 7 Blue Man Group 7 6 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: "LOVE" 8 8 Mamma Mia! 9 10 Phantom of the Opera 10 9 TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Mary Poppins 3 3 The Color Purple 4 6 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 5 Lion King 6 4 Mamma Mia! 7 9 Phantom of the Opera 8 7 Grease 9 n/a Tarzan - The Musical 10 8
“Grease” works its way back onto the charts to take the number nine spot.
It stands out among the other productions as the only show in the New York
City Top Ten that has yet to open.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS Event This Week Last Week The Police 1 1 Jimmy Buffett 2 8 Kenny Chesney 3 4 Keith Urban 4 2 Eric Clapton 5 5 Christina Aguilera 6 6 Justin Timberlake 7 3 Roger Waters 8 9 Céline Dion 9 n/a Bob Seger 10 7 TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: "LOVE" 2 2 Elton John: The Red Piano 3 3 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 4 4 Penn & Teller 5 9 Barry Manilow: Music and Passion 6 7 The Fab Four 7 n/a Cirque Du Soleil: "Mystère" 8 10 Monty Python's Spamalot 9 6 Folies Bergère 10 n/a
Penn & Teller settle back into the number five position after a brief disappearing act followed by a week at the bottom of the chart.
Cirque Du Soleil still has a strong hold on the Vegas market, taking three of the ten top spots again this week.
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