By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 6/25/07 – 7/01/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 8 New York Yankees 4 6 Jersey Boys 5 5 The Police 6 3 Kenny Chesney 7 n/a Dave Matthews Band 8 10 Detroit Tigers 9 n/a Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 10 n/a
Now you see them, now you don’t: Jimmy Buffett and Bon Jovi were the talk of the Overall Events chart last week when they broke into the top ten. This week they’re but a memory.
The Chicago Cubs climb the top tens chart as they climb in the NL Central standings. They advance five spots from number eight to number three in the Overall Events rankings.
Kenny Chesney returns to the chart this week, as do Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Chesney takes the number seven spot and the Soul2Soul duo claim number ten.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Boston Red Sox 1 1 Chicago Cubs 2 4 New York Yankees 3 3 Detroit Tigers 4 5 MLB All Star Game 5 n/a St. Louis Cardinals 6 8 Philadelphia Phillies 7 n/a Colorado Rockies 8 n/a Baltimore Orioles 9 n/a US Open Tennis 10 7
The MLB All Star Game debuts at number five on the Top Sports chart. With the starting squads unveiled Sunday, fans now know exactly who they’re paying to see.
The US Open drops from number seven to number ten this week, but hangs on just enough to be the solitary non-baseball event in the rankings.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 3 Monty Python's Spamalot 4 4 Grease 5 5 Phantom of the Opera 6 7 Mary Poppins 7 6 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 8 n/a Spring Awakening 9 n/a Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 10 n/a
This week’s one year anniversary of LOVE puts the Beatles tribute on the Top Theatre chart at number eight.
Cirque Du Soleil: “O” also finds its way back into the rankings, taking number ten.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Lion King 3 5 Grease 4 3 Mary Poppins 5 4 Spring Awakening 6 n/a Monty Python's Spamalot 7 6 Phantom of the Opera 8 8 Legally Blonde 9 7 Hairspray 10 9
Spring Awakening makes an encore appearance in the NYC Theatre rankings, landing at number six.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTSEvent This Week Last Week The Police 1 1 Kenny Chesney 2 6 Dave Matthews Band 3 4 Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 4 n/a Bon Jovi 5 3 Toby Keith 6 5 Jimmy Buffett 7 2 Nickelback 8 n/a Rascal Flatts 9 n/a Rush 10 7
Country makes a Comeback: Kenny Chesney moves up four places this week to the number two spot. Tim McGraw & Faith Hill reappear on the chart at number four. Rascal Flatts joins them in the rankings at number nine. Toby Keith also represents the genre, though he drops slightly from number five to number six this week.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWSEvent This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 2 4 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 3 5 Blue Man Group 4 10 Monty Python's Spamalot 5 7 Elton John: The Red Piano 6 2 Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular 7 n/a Barry Manilow: Music and Passion 8 9 Jubilee! 9 n/a Fab Four 10 n/a
After reaching number three last week, Bette Midler disappears from the Vegas chart.
In the shuffle of events this week Blue Man Group is the big mover, jumping from number ten to number four.
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