This weekend’s onsales begin with tickets to four upcoming concerts from the band Phish. The American rock band, which has developed scores of fans through word of mouth rather than radio play or studio album sales, are known for selling out their concerts with great regularity. Among the Saturday, October 20, 2012 onsales are tickets to four upcoming concerts at New York City, NY’s Madison Square Garden.

Also among this weekend’s concerts onsales are several upcoming concerts from Dave Matthews Band. The band recently released their eighth studio album, Away From the World, and will be promoting the album on their 14 stop East Coast Winter Tour. Concert dates in Manchester, NH; Raleigh, NC; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Toronto, ON; Louisville, KY; and Chicago, IL are among the 12 stops included in Friday’s onsales.

Tickets to country star George Strait’s final concert tour are also on sale this weekend. Dates in New Orleans, LA and Sacramento, CA are among the Friday, October 19, 2012 onsales. Also among the Friday onsales are tickets to Lady Gaga’s upcoming concert at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, tickets are beginning to go on sale for various holiday-themed radio station concerts. On sale Saturday are tickets to the two-day KIIS FM Jingle Ball, to be held in Los Angeles, CA’s Nokia Theater. Headlining the first evening will be country star Taylor Swift and headlining the event’s second evening will be pop superstar Justin Bieber.

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Wrapping up this weekend’s onsales list are tickets to two upcoming stops from World Wrestling Entertainment. The WWE’s weekly “Raw” program has tickets on sale for its upcoming trip to Greensboro, NC. Also among the Saturday onsales are tickets to an upcoming stop of WWE Smackdown in Miami, FL.

“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.

Date Event Venue Location
Thursday Kiss 108 Presents Jingle Ball Td Garden Boston, MA
Friday Dave Matthews Band Verizon Wireless Arena – Manches Manchester, NH
Friday Dave Matthews Band 1st Mariner Arena Baltimore, MD
Friday Dave Matthews Band Rbc Center Raleigh, NC
Friday Z107.9 White Out Holiday Radio Show Feat: 2 Chainz House Of Blues Cleveland Cleveland, OH
Friday Farmers Insurance Presents Rascal Flatts With The Band Perry Nationwide Arena 200 West Nationwide Blvd., OH
Friday Dave Matthews Band The Arena At Gwinnett Center 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, GA
Friday Dave Matthews Band Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON, CA
Friday R. Kelly Fox Theatre Detroit 2211 Woodward Ave, MI
Friday Wwe Smackdown Live North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, SC
Friday Wwe Raw World Tour Asheville Civic Center Asheville, NC
Friday Dave Matthews Band Td Garden Boston, MA
Friday Dave Matthews Band Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
Friday 96.5 Tic All Star Christmas Toyota Presents The Oakdale Thea Wallingford, CT
Friday Dave Matthews Band Kfc Yum! Center Louisville, KY
Friday George Strait: Cowboy Rides Away Tour New Orleans Arena New Orleans, LA
Friday Dave Matthews Band United Center Chicago, IL
Friday Eric Church – The Blood, Sweat And Beers Tour Verizon Arena (formerly Alltel A One Verizon Arena Way, AR
Friday Warren Haynes Xmas Jam Asheville Civic Center Asheville, NC
Friday The Born This Way Ball Starring Lady Gaga Mgm Grand Hotel Las Vegas, NV
Friday George Strait: Cowboy Rides Away Tour Arco Arena Sacramento, CA
Friday Muse Mandalay Bay Resort Las Vegas, NV
Friday 104.7 Kiss Fms Jingle Ball Arena Glendale, AZ
Friday Y100 Jingle Ball Bankatlantic Center 1 Panther Parkway, FL
Friday Q87.7 – The Night We Stole Christmas Aragon Ballroom 1106 W Lawrence, IL
Saturday Wwe Raw Greensboro Coliseum Complex 1921 West Lee Street, NC
Saturday Wwe Smackdown Americanairlines Arena 601 Biscayne Blvd, FL
Saturday Phish Madison Square Garden 7th Ave & 32nd Street, NY
Saturday Kiis Fm’s Jingle Ball 2012 Night #1 Nokia Theatre L.a. Live Los Angeles, CA
Saturday Kiis Fm’s Jingle Ball 2012 Night #2 Nokia Theatre L.a. Live Los Angeles, CA
Monday 93.3 Flz Jingle Ball St Pete Times Forum 401 Channelside Dr, FL