U2 Takes over the Charts and the Ringling Brothers Circus Tour Nabs a Top Spot
January 17, 2017 by Tammy Whaley
Taking over the top venue rakings and grabbing three spots this week is legendary rock band U2 who recently announced a 30th anniversary tour, ‘The Joshua Tree’, in celebration of their iconic album of the same name. The tour grabbed the No. 1, 3 and 6 positions. The band will feature three changing band openers including: The Lumineers (11 shows), OneRepublic (three shows) and Mumford & Sons (three shows).
The tour will kick-off on May 12 in Vancouver and will wrap on July 1 in Cleveland. Other cities on the tour include: Seattle, Santa Clara, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Manchester, Miami, Miami, Tampa, Philadelphia, Washington, Toronto, Boston and East Rutherford.
With the announcement of the closing of the greatest show on the earth, the Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus tour took the No. 8 position. After more than 100 years of bringing entertainment to families all over the country the show will hold its final performances this coming May.
The NFL playoffs are in full swing and The No. 5 & 7 positions this week in the rankings went to NFC championship games. The Cowboys vs the Green Bay packers took the No. 5 position while the No. 7 spot went to the upcoming game between the Atlanta Falcons vs Green Bay Packers. The Green Bay Packers were declared the victors in the game against the Dallas Cowboys and will now face the Atlanta Falcons on January 22 in the last playoff game before the Super Bowl.
Billy Joel grabbed the No. 2 position this week while the Monster Jam truck show tour moved down to the No. 4 spot from last week’s No. 3. The Chicago – The Band and The Doobie Brothers tour landed in the No. 9 spot down from last week’s 5 while theatre favorite Hamilton rounded out the rankings in the No. 10 position.
Football Stadiums Take Over the Rankings
January 17, 2017 by Tammy Whaley
With the NFL season nearing an end and the final four teams facing off January 22, the venue rankings saw several football stadiums in top 10 positions this week. Winners from the January 22 game will go on to play in the coveted Super Bowl championship taking place at the NRG Stadium on February 5. The stadium, home to Houston Texans landed in the No. 3 position this week.
AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, recently saw a divisional playoff game hosted there against the Green Bay Packers on January 15. The stadium grabbed the No. 1 position this week. Other events set to take place at the venue include: Monster Jam, AMA Monster Energy Supercross, The American Rodeo, US & The Lumineers and Justin Bieber.
The Georgia Dome, home to the Atlanta Falcons who have made into the final four teams, managed to grab the No. 2 spot in this week’s rankings. The venue will host the upcoming NFC Conference Championship game between the home team and the Green Bay Packers on January 22. Other events set to take place at the dome include: Battle of the Bands, AMSOIL Arenacross, AMA Monster Energy Supercross and Monster Jam.
Other football stadiums on the rankings this week include: Gillette Stadium which landed in the No. 5 position while the Raymond James Stadium grabbed the No. 7 spot. The Rose Bowl – Pasadena came in the No. 8 position while CenturyLink Field grabbed No. 9 spot. Soldier Field rounded out the rankings in the No. 10 spot.
Madison Square Garden moved down in the rankings this week into the No. 4 spot from last week’s No. 1 while the Staples Center moved into the No. 6 position from last week’s No. 5.
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