The Chicago Cubs are often referred to as the “Lovable Losers”, due to their long World Series drought, but that doesn’t stop their loyal fan base from filling their home-park, Wrigley Field. The team has origins that date back to 1876, and are one of only two remaining charter members of the National League. Despite the championship drought, the Cubbies have two World Series titles in their history, 1907 and 1908. Since then the franchise has wallowed in mediocrity.
Year after year, tickets to Cubs games are among the most sought after on the secondary market. Throughout the MLB season, the Cubs will appear among the top ten sport events in TicketNews’s Top Event Rankings. The team can credit their success in ticket sales to loyal fans as well as many people want to experience a baseball game at the historic Wrigley Field.
With just days remaining before the “El Classico” in Miami between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the International Champions Cup showdown once again reigned supreme in the TicketNetwork marketplace, coming with three of the top 5 spots in our Market Heat Report. Barca played a role in the No.... Read more
In news that shouldn’t be terribly surprising to anyone, the recently announced farewell show from Kenny Rogers (with special guest Dolly Parton) is No. 1 in the TicketNetwork daily check-in for Market Heat from Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Besides “The Gambler” saying goodbye, however, the market is absolutely dominated... Read more
Top-tier showman Bruno Mars makes a pair of appearances in the Market Heat report for this Tuesday, with a show tonight in Sacramento at No. 7, and an August 5th date in Minnesota down at No. 17… But the top 10 is dominated by soccer once again, as some... Read more
Ironically, the top seller on America’s Independence Day was a famous Brit, as Paul McCartney’s show on Monday, July 10th in Tampa took the No. 1 spot in TicketNetwork sales for Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The former Beatle was one of only two concerts in the Top 10, which... Read more
October 26, 2016 By Tammy Whaley Baseball takes over the rankings while Roger Water lands in the No. 1 position With the announcement of the ‘Us + Them’ tour, fans of the legendary Pink Floyd artist, Roger Waters helped the singer snag the No. 1 position in the charts... Read more
In a move being described as a means to ensure fans are the ones purchasing and using their season tickets, the Chicago Cubs have announced that the club will be revoking nearly 1,000 season tickets from about 40 customers following allegations that those individuals were scalping their tickets. With... Read more
It appears as if a 103rd consecutive championship-less season has finally exhausted the patience of Chicago Cubs fans. The Cubs are mired in fifth place in the NL Central with a 30-44 record through Wednesday, June 22, kept out of the basement — both in the division and overall... Read more
No matter how hexed the Chicago Cubs might seem to be — their championship drought is at 103 years and counting — the one thing the club could count on through the years was packed crowds at historic Wrigley Field. But bad April weather, a mediocre team, a lagging... Read more
The Chicago Cubs have once again descended into a disappointing, non-playoff season, with fans frustrated and longing for the promised build-up of the team that still seems so far away. And this week, the club’s new chairman, Tom Ricketts, discussed the likelihood that next year’s player payroll will be... Read more