Madison Square Garden (MSG), located on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets in New York City, is often referred to as “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” Home of the New York Rangers, New York Knicks, world-class concerts and other major events, MSG is a true landmark not only for New Yorkers but throughout the world.
Owned by Cablevision Systems Corp., MSG is always among the top-selling venues in the U.S., according to TicketNews’s exclusive Venues Rankings, and in 2008 the facility underwent a $500 million renovation.
The building, which not only includes the main arena but also the smaller WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, is under contract with Ticketmaster, but owners briefly flirted with the idea of switching its ticketing operations to Live Nation when the Ticketmaster contract expired. The owners decided against the move.
Madison Square Garden will be rocking in less than two weeks, at least for those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The Foo Fighters announced plans to reopen the venue to its first full capacity crowd since March 2020, performing at the midtown New York venue June 20. Tickets... Read more
Billy Joel’s ongoing residency at Madison Square Garden is officially off until 2021, as the piano man’s upcoming gigs have been moved to next year. Performances scheduled for March through August of this year had been moved back to begin with September of this year, but now all of... Read more
The regular crowd won’t shuffle in to Billy Joel concerts for a little while longer, as the Piano Man has had to alter his tour schedule like most artists. His array of postponed Madison Square Garden shows now have new dates stretching into 2021, while his June 20 takeover... Read more
The Madison Square Garden Company has officially split into two entities, separating sports from entertainment. The spin-off was announced earlier this week, with the new entities now dubbed the Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. and the Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. MSG Sports began trading with the new symbol... Read more
Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird will set a special free one-night performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden for over 18,000 public school students. The show, set to take place on February 26, 2020, will mark the first performance of a Broadway show at the legendary venue. Over... Read more
WWE is returning to New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden later this year for the first time in a decade, however, the show’s sales are reportedly low. Live tapings of Raw and SmackDown Live will take place on September 9 and 10, which will be the first time... Read more
A fan is suing hip-hop star Drake after she was injuring during a show in 2016 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. According to court documents, which were obtained by The Blast, Amanda Giovacco was “violently struck by a beer bottle that was thrown while attending the Drake... Read more
The hardcore punk-rockers of the original Misfits will get spooky this fall for a one-off show at New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden. The gig, which will take place on October 19, is dubbed as the band’s “hometown Halloween” show, since they formed in New Jersey and played... Read more
Over the weekend, parts of Manhattan, which is usually lit-up by florescent lights, went black due to a massive power outage. New Yorkers had to fend for themselves – some taking on the role of traffic workers or using flashlights to see on the streets – and event-goers were... Read more
New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden took the No. 2 spot on the mid-year Top 200 Arena Venues Worldwide Ticket Sales list, conducted by Pollstar. According to the data, which was reported to Pollstar for shows played from November 22, 2018 to May 22, 2019, Lanxess Arena took... Read more