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.
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
Jeff McCarthy stars as Dr. Suess’ famous Christmas antagonist when How the Grinch Stole Christmas comes to the Theater at Madison Square Garden tonight. The musical is directed by Matt August and will feature classic songs like “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome Home, Christmas.” Performances are... Read more
New York City’s Madison Square Garden tops TicketNews®‘ top venues rankings for the week ending November 4, 2012. Propelling Madison Square Garden to the top of the venues list this week was a highly anticipated face off in the NBA. Lebron James and defending champion Miami Heat visted Carmelo... Read more
Madison Square Garden (MSG) once again took No. 1 in TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings, besting all rivals for five consecutive weeks. MSG benefits from a mix of sports and concert draws this season. The arena is home to the NHL’s New York Rangers and the NBA’s New York Knicks,... Read more