By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/15/07 – 10/21/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Colorado Rockies 1 7 Hannah Montana 2 1 Wicked 3 2 Cleveland Indians 4 10 Jersey Boys 5 5 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 6 6 Bruce Springsteen 7 4 Van Halen 8 8 Boston Red Sox 9 9 Bon Jovi 10 n/a
The Colorado Rockies are so hot, even Hannah Montana can’t stop them. The Rox end the Disney diva’s nine-week reign at number one.
The Cleveland Indians soar above the Boston Red Sox in the rankings, jumping six spots from number ten to number four, but fall to the Sox in the ALCS.
Bon Jovi cracks the Top Ten Overall Events days before kicking off their tour with a ten-show stint in their home state of New Jersey.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Colorado Rockies 1 2 Cleveland Indians 2 4 Boston Red Sox 3 3 Dallas Cowboys 4 1 New York Giants 5 6 Green Bay Packers 6 5 New England Patriots 7 9 Denver Broncos 8 8 Davis Cup 9 n/a Miami Dolphins 10 n/a
With the World Series just around the corner, Major League Baseball takes the top of the chart. The Rox vs. Sox match-up is certain to be next week’s hot ticket.
Although it isn’t known for quite the same level of popularity as football or baseball, tennis makes its way into the Sports Top Tens. The Davis Cup, which sold out in about a half hour, debuts at number nine.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 3 3 Lion King 4 4 Young Frankenstein 5 5 Andrea Bocelli 6 6 Monty Python's Spamalot 7 9 Grease 8 7 Mary Poppins 9 n/a The Little Mermaid 10 n/a
Monty Python’s Spamalot sees a boost in sales, though not in New York City where Clay Aiken will join the Broadway cast in January.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Radio City Christmas Spectacular 1 1 Wicked 2 2 Jersey Boys 3 3 Young Frankenstein 4 4 Lion King 5 6 Grease 6 5 Mary Poppins 7 7 The Little Mermaid 8 10 Monty Python's Spamalot 9 8 The Color Purple 10 n/a
The NYC Theatre rankings demonstrate stability incongruent with the unrest and uncertainty surrounding negotiations with the stagehands’ union.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Bruce Springsteen 2 2 Van Halen 3 3 Bon Jovi 4 5 Stevie Wonder 5 n/a Trans-Siberian Orchestra 6 4 Garth Brooks 7 7 Neil Young 8 9 Eagles & Dixie Chicks 9 n/a Tool 10 10
Stevie Wonder extends his tour and returns to the Top Concerts chart at number five.
The brand new Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles opened this week with a double-concert by the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, an event that puts the duo at number nine in the rankings.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day . . . 1 1 Elton John: The Red Piano 2 3 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 3 4 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 4 2 Bette Midler 5 5 Blue Man Group 6 6 The Musical History of the King 7 n/a Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ 8 n/a Monty Python's Spamalot 9 8 Stomp Out Loud 10 10
Though his last hit was decades ago, Elvis is still making the charts. The Musical History of the King, a tribute concert spanning the entire singing career of Elvis, debuts at number seven.
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