Tickets to see Janet Jackson, and tickets for the NBA Finals are on sale throughout the weekend ending June 7, as compiled by TicketNews....

Tickets to see Janet Jackson, and tickets for the NBA Finals are on sale throughout the weekend ending June 7, as compiled by TicketNews.

Tickets to Janet Jackson’s summer concert tour top the week’s onsales list. The pop superstar has tour stops in Vancouver and East Rutherford, NJ on sale Saturday morning. Also on sale Saturday morning are several tour dates for pop rocker John Mayer’s summer concert tour. Tickets will be on sale for concerts in Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as a stop in Saratoga, NY.

The week also offers additional tour dates to Madonna’s North American tour, with the Material Girl adding an additional show to her Chicago stop, as well as having tickets to her Atlantic City concert on sale beginning Monday. Former American Idol champ Carrie Underwood has a concert at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT on sale beginning Monday as well. Also on sale this week are tickets to see pop princess Jessica Simpson in Indianapolis and Journey, complete with their new lead singer Arnel Pineda who was discovered via YouTube, have a concert in Albuquerie, NM on sale Saturday morning.

Tickets to the first two games of the NBA Finals are also on sale this week, beginning Monday. The Boston Celtics will host the first two games of the series, before the finals move to Los Angeles for the next three games (should they all be necessary). Wrestling fans should take note that the WWE’s summer tour dates, entitled “SummerSlam” go on sale throughout the week as well.

Finally, the week offers several high profile comedy stand-up shows, including Jerry Seinfeld’s stop in Orlando, Chris Rock’s show at the Mohegan Sun in CT, and award-winning comedienne Lily Tomlin’s show in Rosemont, IL.

“Onsales” is a ticketing industry term describing when tickets initially go on sale to the general public. Each week, tickets are released by promoters, venues and others to dozens of events, but the number of tickets available can vary significantly between locations.

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THIS WEEK’S ONSALES

Date Event Venue City State
Monday Bank of America Atlanta Football Classic Georgia Dome Atlanta GA
Monday Bill Cosby National Arts Centre Ottawa ON
Monday Bill Gaither and Friends CenturyTel Center Bossier City LA
Monday Bill Gaither and Friends Columbus Civic Center Columbus GA
Monday Boston Celtics NBA Finals Game 1 vs. Los Angeles Lakers TD Banknorth Garden Boston MA
Monday Boston Celtics NBA Finals Game 2 vs. Los Angeles Lakers TD Banknorth Garden Boston MA
Monday Carrie Underwood The MGM Grand at Foxwoods Mashantucket CT
Monday Cirque Du Soleil : Saltimbanco Target Center Minneapolis MN
Monday Don Rickles Town Hall New York NY
Monday Jeff Dunham Massey Hall Toronto ON
Monday Madonna Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City NJ
Monday Madonna United Center Chicago IL
Monday Mamma Mia! (Touring) DeVos Performance Hall Grand Rapids MI
Monday New Kids On the Block Air Canada Centre Toronto ON
Monday New Kids On the Block Bradley Center Milwaukee WI
Monday New Kids On the Block General Motors Place Vancouver BC
Monday New Kids On the Block Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI
Monday New Kids On the Block Pengrowth Saddledome Calgary AB
Monday New Kids On the Block Quicken Loans Arena Cleveland OH
Monday New Kids On the Block Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul MN
Monday PBR Bull Riding EnergySolutions Arena Salt Lake City UT
Monday The Backyardigans Daytona Beach Peabody Auditorium Daytona Beach FL
Monday The Wiggles Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI
Monday Van Morrison Tower Theatre Upper Darby PA
Monday Wilco INB Performing Arts Center Spokane WA
Tuesday Cartel Jannus Landing St Petersburg FL
Tuesday Chris Botti Tilles Center Concert Hall Brookville NY
Tuesday Disney Live! Winnie the Pooh ALLTEL Arena North Little Rock AR
Tuesday Playhouse Disney IZOD CENTER (formerly Continental Arena) East Rutherford NJ
Tuesday Playhouse Disney Lowell Memorial Auditorium Lowell MA
Tuesday Video Games Live Tilles Center Concert Hall Brookville NY
Tuesday Yo Yo Ma Tilles Center Concert Hall Brookville NY
Wednesday 2008 Aflac All American Game Dodger Stadium Los Angeles CA
Wednesday Young @ Heart Beacon Theatre New York NY
Thursday Lynyrd Skynyrd Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater Hinckley MN
Friday Cartel Culture Room Ft Lauderdale FL
Friday Chris Rock Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville CT
Friday Gavin Degraw Lakewood Theater Dallas TX
Friday Gavin Degraw Warehouse Live Houston TX
Friday Irish Tenors University At Buffalo Center for the Arts Buffalo NY
Friday Jason Mraz & Gavin Degraw The WhiteLies Lawn at White River State Park Indianapolis IN
Friday Jeff Dunham Agganis Arena Boston MA
Friday Jeff Dunham Arena At Harbor Yard Bridgeport CT
Friday Jeff Dunham Bryce Jordan Center University Park PA
Friday Jeff Dunham Mellon Arena Pittsburgh PA
Friday Jeff Dunham Nationwide Arena Columbus OH
Friday Jeff Dunham Ryan Center Kingston RI
Friday Jeff Dunham UNO Lakefront Arena New Orleans LA
Friday Jeff Dunham Von Braun Center Arena Huntsville AL
Friday Jerry Seinfeld Bob Carr Performing
Arts Centre
Orlando FL
Friday Jessica Simpson Indiana State Fair Grandstand Indianapolis IN
Friday Jim Gaffigan The Warfield San Francisco CA
Friday Kathy Griffin Nokia Theatre At Grand Prairie Grand Prairie TX
Friday Lily Tomlin Rosemont Theatre Rosemont IL
Friday Loretta Lynn Ovens Auditorium Charlotte NC
Friday Lyle Lovett Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater FL
Friday Marco Antonio Solis American Airlines Arena Miami FL
Friday Ron White Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids IA
Friday Ron White Peoria Civic Center Peoria IL
Friday The Backyardigans Majestic Theatre San Antonio San Antonio TX
Friday The Backyardigans Times Union Ctr Perf Arts Moran Theater Jacksonville FL
Friday Toby Keith DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston MI
Saturday A Prairie Home Campanion with Garrison Keillor Minnesota State Fair Grandstand St Paul MN
Saturday Aventura Allstate Arena Rosemont IL
Saturday Bullet for My Valentine House of Blues Atlantic City Atlantic City NJ
Saturday Cartel The Social Orlando FL
Saturday Cypress Hill House of Blues Chicago Chicago IL
Saturday Disney’s the Lion King Music Hall Kansas City Kansas City MO
Saturday Donna Summer Mystic Lake Casino Hotel Prior Lake MN
Saturday George Carlin The Chicago Theatre Chicago IL
Saturday George Lopez Warner Theatre Washington DC
Saturday Janet Jackson General Motors Place Vancouver BC
Saturday Janet Jackson IZOD CENTER (formerly Continental Arena) East Rutherford NJ
Saturday John Mayer Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga NY
Saturday John Mayer Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek Raleigh NC
Saturday John Mayer Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Charlotte NC
Saturday Journey Journal Pavilion Albuquerque NM
Saturday Judas Priest Myth Maplewood MN
Saturday Kid Rock : Lynyard Skynyrd Woodlands Pavilion Woodlands TX
Saturday Lewis Black Majestic Theatre San Antonio San Antonio TX
Saturday Luis Miguel The Colosseum At Caesars Palace Las Vegas NV
Saturday Martina McBride Waking Up Laughing Tour Susquehanna Bank Center Camden NJ
Saturday Martina McBride Waking Up Laughing Tour Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St Louis Md Heights MO
Saturday Melissa Etheridge Mid Hudson Civic Center Poughkeepsie NY
Saturday New Kids On the Block Tacoma Dome Tacoma WA
Saturday Poison Pershing Center Lincoln NE
Saturday Rascal Flatts Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls OH
Saturday Santana Ford Center Oklahoma City OK
Saturday The Black Crowes Minnesota State Fair Grandstand St Paul MN
Saturday The Fab Faux Radio City Music Hall New York NY
Saturday The Mars Volta Hammerstein Ballroom New York NY
Saturday Tony Bennett San Antonio Municipal Auditorium San Antonio TX
Saturday WWE RAW Presents SummerSlam Tour Charleston Civic Center Charleston WV
Saturday WWE RAW Presents SummerSlam Tour Jaffa Mosque Altoona PA
Saturday WWE Smackdown & ECW Asheville Civic Center Asheville NC
Saturday WWE Smackdown & ECW Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte NC
Saturday WWE World Wrestling Entertainment Wesbanco Arena Wheeling WV
Sunday Allman Brothers Band Chastain Park Amphitheatre Peter Conlon Presents Atlanta GA
Sunday Barcelona vs Chivaz Soldier Field Chicago IL
Sunday Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Selland Arena at Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center Fresno CA
Sunday Sara Bareilles Fillmore San Francisco CA
Sunday Vh1 Rock Honors the Who Pauley Pavilion Los Angeles CA

By Jean Henegan