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

DateEventVenueCityState
MondayBank of America Atlanta Football ClassicGeorgia DomeAtlantaGA
MondayBill CosbyNational Arts CentreOttawaON
MondayBill Gaither and FriendsCenturyTel CenterBossier CityLA
MondayBill Gaither and FriendsColumbus Civic CenterColumbusGA
MondayBoston Celtics NBA Finals Game 1 vs. Los Angeles LakersTD Banknorth GardenBostonMA
MondayBoston Celtics NBA Finals Game 2 vs. Los Angeles LakersTD Banknorth GardenBostonMA
MondayCarrie UnderwoodThe MGM Grand at FoxwoodsMashantucketCT
MondayCirque Du Soleil : SaltimbancoTarget CenterMinneapolisMN
MondayDon RicklesTown HallNew YorkNY
MondayJeff DunhamMassey HallTorontoON
MondayMadonnaBoardwalk HallAtlantic CityNJ
MondayMadonnaUnited CenterChicagoIL
MondayMamma Mia! (Touring)DeVos Performance HallGrand RapidsMI
MondayNew Kids On the BlockAir Canada CentreTorontoON
MondayNew Kids On the BlockBradley CenterMilwaukeeWI
MondayNew Kids On the BlockGeneral Motors PlaceVancouverBC
MondayNew Kids On the BlockPalace of Auburn HillsAuburn HillsMI
MondayNew Kids On the BlockPengrowth SaddledomeCalgaryAB
MondayNew Kids On the BlockQuicken Loans ArenaClevelandOH
MondayNew Kids On the BlockXcel Energy CenterSaint PaulMN
MondayPBR Bull RidingEnergySolutions ArenaSalt Lake CityUT
MondayThe BackyardigansDaytona Beach Peabody AuditoriumDaytona BeachFL
MondayThe WigglesPalace of Auburn HillsAuburn HillsMI
MondayVan MorrisonTower TheatreUpper DarbyPA
MondayWilcoINB Performing Arts CenterSpokaneWA
TuesdayCartelJannus LandingSt PetersburgFL
TuesdayChris BottiTilles Center Concert HallBrookvilleNY
TuesdayDisney Live! Winnie the PoohALLTEL ArenaNorth Little RockAR
TuesdayPlayhouse DisneyIZOD CENTER (formerly Continental Arena)East RutherfordNJ
TuesdayPlayhouse DisneyLowell Memorial AuditoriumLowellMA
TuesdayVideo Games LiveTilles Center Concert HallBrookvilleNY
TuesdayYo Yo MaTilles Center Concert HallBrookvilleNY
Wednesday2008 Aflac All American GameDodger StadiumLos AngelesCA
WednesdayYoung @ HeartBeacon TheatreNew YorkNY
ThursdayLynyrd SkynyrdGrand Casino Hinckley AmphitheaterHinckleyMN
FridayCartelCulture RoomFt LauderdaleFL
FridayChris RockMohegan Sun ArenaUncasvilleCT
FridayGavin DegrawLakewood TheaterDallasTX
FridayGavin DegrawWarehouse LiveHoustonTX
FridayIrish TenorsUniversity At Buffalo Center for the ArtsBuffaloNY
FridayJason Mraz & Gavin DegrawThe WhiteLies Lawn at White River State ParkIndianapolisIN
FridayJeff DunhamAgganis ArenaBostonMA
FridayJeff DunhamArena At Harbor YardBridgeportCT
FridayJeff DunhamBryce Jordan CenterUniversity ParkPA
FridayJeff DunhamMellon ArenaPittsburghPA
FridayJeff DunhamNationwide ArenaColumbusOH
FridayJeff DunhamRyan CenterKingstonRI
FridayJeff DunhamUNO Lakefront ArenaNew OrleansLA
FridayJeff DunhamVon Braun Center ArenaHuntsvilleAL
FridayJerry SeinfeldBob Carr Performing
Arts Centre
OrlandoFL
FridayJessica SimpsonIndiana State Fair GrandstandIndianapolisIN
FridayJim GaffiganThe WarfieldSan FranciscoCA
FridayKathy GriffinNokia Theatre At Grand PrairieGrand PrairieTX
FridayLily TomlinRosemont TheatreRosemontIL
FridayLoretta LynnOvens AuditoriumCharlotteNC
FridayLyle LovettRuth Eckerd HallClearwaterFL
FridayMarco Antonio SolisAmerican Airlines ArenaMiamiFL
FridayRon WhiteParamount TheatreCedar RapidsIA
FridayRon WhitePeoria Civic CenterPeoriaIL
FridayThe BackyardigansMajestic Theatre San AntonioSan AntonioTX
FridayThe BackyardigansTimes Union Ctr Perf Arts Moran TheaterJacksonvilleFL
FridayToby KeithDTE Energy Music TheatreClarkstonMI
SaturdayA Prairie Home Campanion with Garrison KeillorMinnesota State Fair GrandstandSt PaulMN
SaturdayAventuraAllstate ArenaRosemontIL
SaturdayBullet for My ValentineHouse of Blues Atlantic CityAtlantic CityNJ
SaturdayCartelThe SocialOrlandoFL
SaturdayCypress HillHouse of Blues ChicagoChicagoIL
SaturdayDisney’s the Lion KingMusic Hall Kansas CityKansas CityMO
SaturdayDonna SummerMystic Lake Casino HotelPrior LakeMN
SaturdayGeorge CarlinThe Chicago TheatreChicagoIL
SaturdayGeorge LopezWarner TheatreWashingtonDC
SaturdayJanet JacksonGeneral Motors PlaceVancouverBC
SaturdayJanet JacksonIZOD CENTER (formerly Continental Arena)East RutherfordNJ
SaturdayJohn MayerSaratoga Performing Arts CenterSaratogaNY
SaturdayJohn MayerTime Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut CreekRaleighNC
SaturdayJohn MayerVerizon Wireless Amphitheatre CharlotteCharlotteNC
SaturdayJourneyJournal PavilionAlbuquerqueNM
SaturdayJudas PriestMythMaplewoodMN
SaturdayKid Rock : Lynyard SkynyrdWoodlands PavilionWoodlandsTX
SaturdayLewis BlackMajestic Theatre San AntonioSan AntonioTX
SaturdayLuis MiguelThe Colosseum At Caesars PalaceLas VegasNV
SaturdayMartina McBride Waking Up Laughing TourSusquehanna Bank CenterCamdenNJ
SaturdayMartina McBride Waking Up Laughing TourVerizon Wireless Amphitheater St LouisMd HeightsMO
SaturdayMelissa EtheridgeMid Hudson Civic CenterPoughkeepsieNY
SaturdayNew Kids On the BlockTacoma DomeTacomaWA
SaturdayPoisonPershing CenterLincolnNE
SaturdayRascal FlattsBlossom Music CenterCuyahoga FallsOH
SaturdaySantanaFord CenterOklahoma CityOK
SaturdayThe Black CrowesMinnesota State Fair GrandstandSt PaulMN
SaturdayThe Fab FauxRadio City Music HallNew YorkNY
SaturdayThe Mars VoltaHammerstein BallroomNew YorkNY
SaturdayTony BennettSan Antonio Municipal AuditoriumSan AntonioTX
SaturdayWWE RAW Presents SummerSlam TourCharleston Civic CenterCharlestonWV
SaturdayWWE RAW Presents SummerSlam TourJaffa MosqueAltoonaPA
SaturdayWWE Smackdown & ECWAsheville Civic CenterAshevilleNC
SaturdayWWE Smackdown & ECWTime Warner Cable ArenaCharlotteNC
SaturdayWWE World Wrestling EntertainmentWesbanco ArenaWheelingWV
SundayAllman Brothers BandChastain Park Amphitheatre Peter Conlon PresentsAtlantaGA
SundayBarcelona vs ChivazSoldier FieldChicagoIL
SundayRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusSelland Arena at Fresno Convention & Entertainment CenterFresnoCA
SundaySara BareillesFillmoreSan FranciscoCA
SundayVh1 Rock Honors the WhoPauley PavilionLos AngelesCA

Last Updated on June 3, 2008 by By Jean Henegan