Tickets to see rapper Lil’ Wayne, in addition to tickets to see iconic songstress Olivia Newton-John, are both on sale this weekend, as compiled by TicketNews.
Lil’ Wayne, whose latest album, “Tha Carter III,” has generated critical and commercial success, has tickets on sale Saturday, December 27, for upcoming shows in Seattle, Phoenix and San Diego. As for Newton-John, who is among the best-selling female singers of time, she has tickets on sale today for an upcoming show in Mississippi.
R&B singer/songwriter John Legend currently has tickets on sale for an upcoming Jacksonville, FL show, and rockers Mudvayne also have tickets on sale for some Midwestern dates.
In other onsales this weekend, tickets to an upcoming Atlanta performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus are on sale, as are tickets to Ultimate Fighting Champion’s UFC 96 in Ohio and the Miami Dolphins first-round playoff game, should they make the post-season.
“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.
THIS WEEK’S ONSALES
|Friday||And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead||Middle East||Cambridge||MA|
|Friday||Boxing||U.S. Bank Arena||Cincinnati||OH|
|Friday||Broadway In Chicago’s Historic Theatre Tour||Ford Center for the Performing Arts||Chicago||IL|
|Friday||Gov’t Mule & Disco Biscuits||House of Blues Dallas||Dallas||TX|
|Friday||Gov’t Mule||House of Blues Houston||Houston||TX|
|Friday||John Legend||Florida Theatre Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL|
|Friday||Missy Higgins||Culture Room||Ft Lauderdale||FL|
|Friday||Molotov||House of Blues Las Vegas||Las Vegas||NV|
|Friday||Mudvayne||House of Blues Cleveland||Cleveland||OH|
|Friday||Mudvayne||Mayo Civic Center Auditorium||Rochester||MN|
|Friday||Mudvayne||Riverside Ballroom||Green Bay||WI|
|Friday||Olivia Newton-John||Sams Town Casino||Tunica||MS|
|Friday||Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Over the Top||Philips Arena||Atlanta||GA|
|Friday||Sinbad||Florida Theatre Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL|
|Friday||The Whigs||Bowery Ballroom||New York||NY|
|Friday||Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Tour 2009||Wilbur Theatre||Boston||MA|
|Friday||U.S. Hot Rod Thunder Nationals 2009||Pensacola Civic Center||Pensacola||FL|
|Saturday||A Tribute to the Beatles Rain||Times Union Ctr Perf Arts Moran Theater||Jacksonville||FL|
|Saturday||Ben Folds||Club Zoo||Pittsburgh||PA|
|Saturday||Craig Robinson||Trump Plaza||Atlantic City||NJ|
|Saturday||Dar Williams||The Parish at House of Blues New Orleans||New Orleans||LA|
|Saturday||Edgar Winter Band||Aladdin Theater||Portland||OR|
|Saturday||Hip Hop 101: Ludacris and Guest||Los Angeles Sports Arena||Los Angeles||CA|
|Saturday||Lil Wayne||US Airways Center||Phoenix||AZ|
|Saturday||Molotov||House of Blues New Orleans||New Orleans||LA|
|Saturday||Mudvayne||The Pearl Room||Mokena||IL|
|Saturday||Ozomatli||House of Blues Anaheim||Anaheim||CA|
|Saturday||Tyrone Wells||Hard Rock Cafe||Pittsburgh||PA|
|Saturday||UFC 96 Back in Columbus||Nationwide Arena||Columbus||OH|
|Monday||Chinese New Year 2009||Boardwalk Hall||Atlantic City||NJ|
|Monday||Lil Wayne||San Diego State University, Cox Arena||San Diego||CA|
|Monday||Miami Dolphins Playoff Home Game 1||Dolphin Stadium Miami Dolphins||Miami||FL|
Last Updated on December 27, 2008 by By Alfred Branch Jr.