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.

For the third week running, Madison Square Garden (MSG) once again took number one in TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings scoring an impressive 5.02 for the week ending Sunday, October 10. MSG is of course home to the New York Rangers of the NHL, currently starting regular season play, and... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, September 26, and for the first time since mid-July, Madison Square Garden (MSG) took top honors. MSG is of course home to both the New York Knicks of the NBA, who finished at number five in TicketNews... Read more
Phish has outlined its plans for the fast-approaching holiday season. The iconic American jam band will stage its annual New Year’s Eve run in two cities this year, beginning in Worcester, MA, before jumping down to New York, NY, for the final countdown. Audiences in the Bay State can... Read more
According to TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, March 14, Madison Square Garden (MSG) has held firm to the number one title it reclaimed last week. Helping MSG’s numbers are strong sales for Michael Buble (at number three in this week’s Top Concert Events), who appears... Read more
Madison Square Garden (MSG) has retained the title of number one venue for the fourth consecutive week, according to TicketNews’s exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, January 17. MSG continues to benefit from solid ticket sales for its two popular sports teams, the New York Rangers and... Read more
According to TicketNews’s exclusive Top Venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, January 3, Madison Square Garden (MSG) once again took over the number one spot, leading all competitors this week. Boosting MSG’s numbers are strong ticket sales for hometown teams the New York Knicks, at number four in... Read more
After a week at number two, Madison Square Garden (MSG) once again took over the top spot in TicketNews’s exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, September 13. The Garden’s popular New York Rangers begin preseason play this week, while its New York Knicks start their preseason in... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, August 30, and Madison Square Garden (MSG) made a major move up to the number one position this week. Helping MSG’s numbers this week is a scheduled October performance from KISS, who came in at number two... Read more
Hip-hop artist and rap mogul Jay-Z will perform a special charity concert on September 11 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. The concert will benefit the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the charity. Ticket... Read more
Cablevison Systems is exploring a spin-off of its Madison Square Garden business, which includes the New York Knickerbockers, the New York Rangers, MSG Entertainment, MSG Networks, its venues and other properties. Cablevision did not state what assets might be included, but it has a few other television networks including... Read more