Tickets for an upcoming concert by rap superstar Jay-Z as well as tickets for several national tour stops for some of Broadway’s most popular...

Tickets for an upcoming concert by rap superstar Jay-Z as well as tickets for several national tour stops for some of Broadway’s most popular shows are on sale throughout the week ending September 6 as compiled by TicketNews.

This week’s onsales boasts several high profile concerts from popular recording artists. Rap star and entrepreneur Jay-Z has an upcoming stop at the newly renovated Hollywood Pavilion in the onsales for Friday. Also in the onsales for Friday are shows from pop rocker Gavin DeGraw, who also has a show in Hollywood on sale, a concert from rap-rocker Kid Rock in Florida, and a concert from old school rockers ZZ Top, who have multiple shows on sale including stops in Columbus and Minneapolis.

Rounding out the week’s top concert options are multiple shows from several of rock’s top artists. Staind has multiple concerts in the onsales for Saturday, including stops in New York City and Pennsylvania. Also on sale Saturday are tickets to upcoming shows from Nine Inch Nails, including stops in Jacksonville and Orlando, FL. Finally, the joint concert tour of Gym Class Heroes and The Roots have tickets on sale Saturday for their upcoming stop in San Jose, CA.

This week also boasts several national tour stops of several high profile Broadway musicals. The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening has tickets on sale Friday for its upcoming stint in Seattle. Also in the onsales for Friday is a chance to catch the national tour of Chicago and the Monty Python based musical Spamalot’s tour stops in Boston.

“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
Tuesday2008 Menieke Car Care BowlBank of America StadiumCharlotteNC
Tuesday2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Qualifier: Canada vs MexicoCommonwealth StadiumEdmontonAB
TuesdayCapital One BowlFlorida Citrus BowlOrlandoFL
TuesdayChamps Sports BowlFlorida Citrus BowlOrlandoFL
TuesdayDirty Rotten ScoundrelsSpringfield Symphony HallSpringfieldMA
TuesdayDisney Live! Winnie the PoohAlerus CenterGrand ForksND
TuesdayMovin’ OutArnold HallColorado SpringsCO
TuesdayMovin’ Out – Music By Billy Joel, Choreography – Twyla TharpSpringfield Symphony HallSpringfieldMA
TuesdayNutcrackerFred Kavli Theatre-Thousand Oaks Civic ArtsThousand OaksCA
WednesdayRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus – "Bellobration"Verizon Wireless Arena – ManchesterManchesterNH
ThursdayCheech & Chong Light Up AmericaHampton Beach Casino BallroomHampton BeachNH
ThursdayTampa Bay Lightning Full ScheduleSt Pete Times Forum Tampa Bay LightningTampaFL
ThursdayThe NutcrackerDetroit Opera HouseDetroitMI
ThursdayTyler Perry’s the Marriage CounselorBI-LO CenterGreenvilleSC
ThursdayU.S. National Soccer Team V. CubaRFK StadiumWashingtonDC
FridayAvenue QClowes Memorial HallIndianapolisIN
FridayB. B. KingMajestic Theatre San AntonioSan AntonioTX
FridayBill CosbyIndiana University AuditoriumBloomingtonIN
FridayBlues BrothersHouse of Blues DallasDallasTX
FridayBob Weir & RatdogHard Rock Live OrlandoOrlandoFL
FridayBoston PopsJoel ColiseumWinston-SalemNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents A Chorus LineProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents Chicago The MusicalProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents Chitty Chitty Bang BangProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents Happy Days the MusicalProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents Rain: The Beatles ExperienceProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayBroadway Series South Presents The Wizard of OzProgress Energy Center Raleigh Memorial AuditoriumRaleighNC
FridayCheech & Chong Light Up AmericaPalace Theatre AlbanyAlbanyNY
FridayChicago the MusicalColonial TheatreBostonMA
FridayChicago the MusicalJohn Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesvilleVA
FridayDirty Rotten ScoundrelsTallahassee Leon County Civic CenterTallahasseeFL
FridayDisco Balls & Blow Up Dolls Fall Tour: Metro StationKool HausTorontoON
FridayDisney On Ice : Mickey & Minnie’s Magical JourneyJAMES BROWN ARENAAugustaGA
FridayDisney On Ice : Mickey & Minnie’s Magical JourneySovereign CenterReadingPA
FridayGavin DegrawHouse of Blues Sunset StripHollywoodCA
FridayHawthorne HeightsThe Fillmore New York at Irving PlazaNew YorkNY
FridayJay-ZHollywood PalladiumHollywoodCA
FridayJerry SeinfeldTimes Union Ctr Perf Arts Moran TheaterJacksonvilleFL
FridayKid RockSt Augustine AmphitheatreSt AugustineFL
FridayLaurie AndersonMoore TheatreSeattleWA
FridayLegally BlondeBoston Opera HouseBostonMA
FridayLisa LampanelliRialto Square TheatreJolietIL
FridayLucinda WilliamsMichigan TheaterAnn ArborMI
FridayLucinda WilliamsWaMu Theater At Madison Square GardenNew YorkNY
FridayLucinda WilliamsNashville War MemorialNashvilleTN
FridayLuis MiguelAmerican Airlines ArenaMiamiFL
FridayMannheim SteamrollerOrpheum Theatre MemphisMemphisTN
FridayMannheim Steamroller: ChristmasOrpheum TheatreMinneapolisMN
FridayMatisyahuOgden TheatreDenverCO
FridayMatisyahuMurat Egyptian RoomIndianapolisIN
FridayMatisyahuThe Electric FactoryPhiladelphiaPA
FridayMichael BubléBJCC ArenaBirminghamAL
FridayMonty Python’s SpamalotColonial TheatreBostonMA
FridayPop Go the Wiggles Live!Wolstein Center at CSUClevelandOH
FridayRain: the Beatles ExperienceClowes Memorial HallIndianapolisIN
FridayRain: the Beatles ExperienceOrpheum Theatre MemphisMemphisTN
FridayReba & Kelly Clarkson: 2 Worlds 2 Voices Tour 2008Bryce Jordan CenterUniversity ParkPA
FridaySpring AwakeningParamount TheatreSeattleWA
FridaySugarlandRoberts StadiumEvansvilleIN
FridaySugarlandRupp ArenaLexingtonKY
FridaySugarlandCenturyTel CenterBossier CityLA
FridayThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (National Tour)Tallahassee Leon County Civic CenterTallahasseeFL
FridayThe Alternate RoutesHouse of Blues ChicagoChicagoIL
FridayThe Backyardigans LiveMasonic TempleDetroitMI
FridayThe NutcrackerClowes Memorial HallIndianapolisIN
FridayThe Pajama GameRobinson Center Music HallLittle RockAR
FridayThe Pajama GameTallahassee Leon County Civic CenterTallahasseeFL
FridayThe Washington Ballet – NutcrackerWarner TheatreWashingtonDC
FridayThe WigglesVerizon Wireless Arena – ManchesterManchesterNH
FridayVince GillIndiana University AuditoriumBloomingtonIN
FridayVoodoo ExperienceNew Orleans City ParkNew OrleansLA
FridayWorld Famous Lipizzaner StallionsALLTEL ArenaNorth Little RockAR
FridayZz TopMurat TheatreIndianapolisIN
FridayZz TopOrpheum TheatreMinneapolisMN
FridayZz TopPalace Theatre ColumbusColumbusOH
SaturdayArenacrossSave Mart CenterFresnoCA
SaturdayBob Weir & RatdogTower TheatreUpper DarbyPA
SaturdayBob Weir & RatdogThe NationalRichmondVA
SaturdayCardinals: Ryan Adams, N.Casal, C.Feinstein, J.Graboff, B.PembertonVerizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore ParkAlpharettaGA
SaturdayDavid ByrneCivic Opera HouseChicagoIL
SaturdayDe La Hoya Manny PacquiaoMGM Grand HotelLas VegasNV
SaturdayDisney On Ice : 100 Years of MagicHP Pavilion At San JoseSan JoseCA
SaturdayDisney On Ice : 100 Years of MagicORACLE ArenaOaklandCA
SaturdayGov’t MulePantages TheatreMinneapolisMN
SaturdayHawthorne HeightsHouse of Blues New OrleansNew OrleansLA
SaturdayHigh School Musical 2Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert HallNewport NewsVA
SaturdayJerry SeinfeldPalace Theatre ColumbusColumbusOH
SaturdayLuis MiguelMohegan Sun ArenaUncasvilleCT
SaturdayMatisyahuHouse of Blues New OrleansNew OrleansLA
SaturdayNine Inch NailsJacksonville Veterans Memorial ArenaJacksonvilleFL
SaturdayNine Inch NailsNEW UCF ARENAORLANDOFL
SaturdayRay LamontagneThe WilternLos AngelesCA
SaturdayStaindAmphitheater at The WharfOrange BeachAL
SaturdayStaindTsongas ArenaLowellMA
SaturdayStaindAsbury Park Convention HallAsbury ParkNJ
SaturdayStaindHammerstein BallroomNew YorkNY
SaturdayStaindSovereign CenterReadingPA
SaturdaySugarlandJacksonville Veterans Memorial ArenaJacksonvilleFL
SaturdayTarzanFabulous Fox Theatre AtlantaAtlantaGA
SaturdayThe Roots and Gym Class HeroesSan Jose State Event Center ArenaSan JoseCA
SaturdayTrans-Siberian OrchestraQuicken Loans ArenaClevelandOH
SaturdayWalking with Dinosaurs – the Live ExperienceMellon ArenaPittsburghPA
SaturdayWeezerVeterans Memorial ColiseumPhoenixAZ
SundayChris IsaakFillmoreSan FranciscoCA
SundayGov’t MuleFillmoreSan FranciscoCA
SundayJackson BrowneOrpheum TheatreLos AngelesCA
SundayLos LobosFillmoreSan FranciscoCA
SundayLucinda WilliamsFillmoreSan FranciscoCA
SundayRandy NewmanTN Perf Arts Ctr Andrew Jackson HallNashvilleTN
SundayRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusDenver ColiseumDenverCO
SundayRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusTD Banknorth GardenBostonMA
SundayThe Color PurpleFox TheatreSt LouisMO
SundayThe Phantom of the Opera (San Francisco)Orpheum TheatreSan FranciscoCA
MondayBrad PaisleyAmerican Bank Center ArenaCorpus ChristiTX
MondayMichael BubleMadison Square GardenNew YorkNY
MondayRadio City Christmas Spectacular (Touring)Peoria Civic CenterPeoriaIL
MondayRadio City Christmas Spectacular (Touring)Joe Louis ArenaDetroitMI
MondayRadio City Christmas Spectacular (Touring)Van Andel ArenaGrand RapidsMI
MondayRadio City Christmas Spectacular (Touring)Target CenterMinneapolisMN
MondayRadio City Christmas Spectacular (Touring)US Cellular Arena Wisconsin Center DistrictMilwaukeeWI
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraPengrowth SaddledomeCalgaryAB
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraVerizon CenterWashingtonDC
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraRupp ArenaLexingtonKY
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraMTS CentreWinnipegMB
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraNationwide ArenaColumbusOH
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraMellon ArenaPittsburghPA
MondayTrans-Siberian OrchestraCharleston Civic CenterCharlestonWV
MondayWorld Famous Lipizzaner StallionsMohegan Sun ArenaUncasvilleCT

Last Updated on September 3, 2008 by By Jean Henegan