TicketNews Top Event and Venues November 23, 2016 TicketNews Top Event and Venues November 23, 2016
Bruno Mars lands the No. 1 spot, while The Total Package Tour follows closely in third. November 23, 2016 By Tammy Whaley This week’s... TicketNews Top Event and Venues November 23, 2016

Bruno Mars lands the No. 1 spot, while The Total Package Tour follows closely in third.

November 23, 2016 By Tammy Whaley


This week’s rankings saw a variety of new events make it into the top 10, including pop-star Bruno Mars who landed in No. 1 position with his 24K Magic World tour. The tour is in support of his third studio album, also of the same name. The four-time Grammy- award winner will kick-off the North American leg of his world tour at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 15 and will wrap at the Forum in Las Angeles on November 11.

Other cities on the tour stops include: Sacramento, San Jose, Portland, Tacoma, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Fargo, St. Paul, Lincoln, Kansas City, Detroit, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Quebec City, Toronto, Montreal, Las Vegas, Charlotte, Memphis, Louisville, Columbus, New York, Newark, Buffalo, Washington D.C., Brooklyn, Uniondale, Boston, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa, New Orleans, Little Rock, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Denver, Fresno, Oakland and Phoenix.

Another hot selling tour new to this week’s rankings is the Total Package tour featuring and all-star line-up featuring bands New Kids on the Block and Boys II Men and pop singer Paula Abdul who managed the grab the No. 3 spot.

The 40 city tour will kick off May 12 at the Schottenstien Center in Columbus and will wrap July 12 at the Amalie Arena in Tampa. The show will feature a special homecoming show on July 8 in Boston at Fenway Park.

Also new to this week’s rankings is legendary mega-star Elton John who skyrocketed onto this week’s rankings in the No. 9 position with his Wonderful Crazy Night tour and Latin crooner Marc Anthony who locked in No.8 spot.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers managed to stay in the rankings this week in No. 6 spot down from last week’s No. 1, while ever present rankings favorite, theatre hit, Hamilton fell to the No. 5 position from last week’s No. 3. Holiday favorite, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra managed to retain its No 2 spot, while husband and wife duo Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood locked in the No. 4 position and theatre favorite The Lion King climbed back onto the chart this week in the No. 7 spot.

WWE Wrestlemania XXXIII taking place on April 2 at the camping world Stadium in Orlando rounded out the rankings this week in the No. 10 spot.


Wrestlemania XXXII helps put Orlando’s Camping World Stadium in this week’s rankings

November 23, 2016 By Tammy Whaley


Located in Orlando and most formerly known as Orlando Citrus Bowl, the Camping World Stadium landed in this week’s venue rankings in the No. 9 position, with some help from Wrestlemania XXXIII which is being held at the venue on April 2. The last Wrestlemania event held there in 2008 set an attendance record with 74,635 fans in attendance.

The stadium is the current home venue of Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer, and The Russell Athletic Bowl.  It is also the regular host of other college football games including the Florida Classic, and the Camping World Kickoff.

Other upcoming event being held at the multi-purpose stadium include: 2016 ACC Football Championship, Cure Bowl, Citrus Bowl, Monster Jam, and the NFL Pro Bowl.

New to the rankings this week is US Bank Arena located in downtown in Cincinnati right next to door the Great American Ball Park. The indoor arena will host a variety of upcoming events including: Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Harlem Globetrotters, AMSOIL Arenacross, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, The Lumineers, Andrew Bird & Margaret Glaspy, Maroon 5, Tove Love & R. City, Monster Jam, Eric Church, New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul & Boys II Men, MCAA D1 Men’s Hockey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd and Tim McGraw & Faith Hill.

Also new to the rankings this week and getting some help from 2 upcoming Bruno Mars show dates scheduled in October of 2017 is the TD Garden located in Boston. The multi-purpose venue landed in the landed in the No. 10 position. The Garden as it’s known to most, is home to Boston Bruins and Celtics.

Retaining their same ranked positions from last week’s rankings are Madison Square Garden in the No. 1 spot and the AT&T Stadium in the No. 4 position. The American Airlines Arena landed in the No. 3 spot down from last week’s No. 2, while Staples Center moved the No. 5 down from No. 3. Hamilton’s home, the Richard Rodgers Theatre landed in the No. 6 up from last week’s No. 8 while the T-Mobile Arena grabbed the No. 8 position.

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