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.
The New York Knicks (9th, 12-12) have sold out fewer than half of their home games this season, but officials say they aren’t worried. The attendance dip is unusual considering that entering the season, the team had sold out 277 of 278 regular-season home games (the lone non-sellout happened in... Read more
There’s a chill in the air, but the tickets are hot, as Billy Joel adds yet another date to his record-smashing residency at Madison Square Garden, available on presale (for Citi cardholders) this morning at 10AM. The Foo Fighters, who rapidly sold out a summer gig at Chicago’s Wrigley... Read more
With the Dodgers and Astros making runs all the way to tonight’s World Series Game Seven (in LA), it’s no wonder that the two cities have done very well in the marketplace over the course of the past month. Dodger Stadium captured the top spot in our monthly breakdown... Read more
Fans are frothing at the mouth for a shot to catch Bruce Springsteen in his recently announced fall residency on Broadway. The Walter Kerr Theatre, with its sub-1,000 capacity, is a remarkably intimate venue where the legendary rocker will perform songs, interact with the crowd, and read from his... Read more
by Tammy Whaley Fan excitement for upcoming events including Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood on June 23, WWE Raw on June 12, and Janet Jackson’s stop in September helped the Cajundome take the top spot in this week’s update of top venue rankings across the TicketNetwork Exchange™. The 13,500-seat multi-purpose... 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
September 21st, 2016 By Tammy Whaley EVENTS — Hamilton climbs to the top of the rankings After becoming a smash-hit phenomenon at New York’s famed Richard Rodgers Theatre early in 2015, Hamilton’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, has chosen Chicago’s, The PrivateBank Theatre to be the shows, first post-Broadway engagement. With... Read more
August 24, 2016 By Tammy Whaley EVENTS — Metallica and Coldplay make their debut onto this week’s Top Events Rankings With most of the listings staying the same, TicketNews ® top events rankings saw two newcomers make their debut in the middle of the charts this week. Coldplay and... Read more
August 17th, 2016 By Tammy Whaley EVENTS — Marco Antonio Solis makes his debut in this week’s Top Events Rankings Making his way onto the charts in this week’s rankings in the No. 6 position is renowned Mexican singer, Marco Antonio Solis. The Grammy-Award winning artist is celebrating more... Read more
Summary by Dyana Ryba, TicketNews: The well known film, A Christmas Story, comes to Madison Square Garden in musical form tonight, and the rest of the holiday season. This 1940s story out of Indiana portrays a little boy named Ralphie and his wish for a Red Ryder BB gun... Read more