Though just an exhibition team, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is one of the best known sports organizations in the world. The origins of the Globetrotters trace back to 1926 and have grown to an entertainment juggernaut.
Centered on family entertainment, the Globetrotters use both incredible athleticism and slapstick comedy. Through tradition and quality, the past few years have been record setting for the team. In 2009, they broke a single game team record for paid tickets for their February 15 appearance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Millions of fans have entered the turnstiles to see the Globetrotters and over the next few years millions more will.
Fans of dad-related humor and hot pockets should be thrilled on this first Wednesday of October, as several dates from comic Jim Gaffigan headline the day’s onsales action. Other presales on the day include a Bob Dylan show in Albany, NY, and shows from Rodney Carrington. On the general... Read more
Today’s presale list is full of big names preparing for big tours, including Bon Iver, ODESZA, Vance Joy, and Shania Twain. The first three tours all take place at the end of this year; Shania Twain’s NOW tour will kick off next summer. Also available are several So You... Read more
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have a September date at the Hollywood Bowl in California available today, headlining the day’s onsale actions across the marketplace. Other presales available this morning include dates from Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Tony Bennett and former VP and longtime U.S.... Read more
For 90 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have brought fun, dazzling talent, and hilarious comedy to basketball courts around the world. Next year, tickets to this raucous event will become more available to fans than ever before with a recent 3-year partnership deal with Ticket Galaxy. As the nation’s leading... Read more
The Harlem Globetrotters, the most famous basketball team in the world having played in 120 countries and on six continents, have shattered box office records on the 2009 Spinning the Globe World Tour with 29 new box office marks through its first eight weeks. On February 15 at the... Read more
The Harlem Globetrotters’ 2008 Magic As Ever Tour broke North American records with a nearly 5 percent increase in gross tour revenue, set all-time levels for merchandise sales, hit television ratings highs and exponentially increased online traffic, re-establishing the Globetrotters as a worldwide entertainment powerhouse. The Globetrotters’ storied arch... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen The Harlem Globetrotters have appointed Peter LaPointe, a 14-year veteran of the National Football League, as the team’s new senior vice president, Sponsorship Sales. “Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team,” said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider in a statement.... Read more