George Strait Breaks Another NRG Stadium Attendance Record at RodeoHouston
George Strait closed-out the month-long Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo last night with a performance that broke the NRG Stadium attendance record. Strait, who performed with special guests Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, drew in a crowd of 80,108 fans, breaking his previous record from a show in... Read more
FC Cincinnati Expect Sellout Ahead of Nippert Stadium’s First MLS Game
FC Cincinnati, Ohio’s soccer club that was just founded last year, is expected to sell-out during their home game at Nippert Stadium this weekend. Last May, Major League Soccer announced that Cincinnati would join the league in 2019 under the brand FC Cincinnati. Currently, a 26,000-seat stadium, specifically made... Read more
Manny Machado Contributes to The Padres’ $3M Ticket Revenue Boost
Third baseman Manny Machado has helped The San Diego Padres garner nearly $3 million in additional revenue since he agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract last month, ESPN reports. Erik Greupner, the team’s president of business operations, told ESPN that although he could not provide the specifics on... Read more
Bryce Harper Helps Phillies Sell Over 100,000 Tickets
After Bryce Harper announced he would be joining the Philadelphia Phillies this season, ticket sales soared to new heights, breaking a record for the team. The Phillies gave Harper a 13-year contract last week, which is the largest deal in baseball history, rounding out at $330 million. According to John... Read more
Burning Man To Make Ticketing Changes For 2019 Event
Burning Man, the nine-day spiritual music and arts event in the middle of Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, will return in 2019 with some financial and cultural changes. The event is more of an experience; fans use Burning Man as a way to express themselves through fashion, art, and music.... Read more
R. Kelly Continues To Tour Overseas Despite U.S. Backlash
R&B singer R. Kelly had trouble booking shows in the U.S. over the past few months, but has no problem overselling shows overseas. The singer has been under fire after the Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” aired earlier this year, exposing his various sexual assault allegations throughout the last... Read more
Poor Marketing, Promotions Lead To Ashanti Concert Cancelled
R&B singer Ashanti was due to perform at Stony Brook University in New York but after reportedly low ticket sales due to poor last-minute marketing, the concert was called-off. Originally, Teyana Taylor was scheduled to headline the “Back to the Brook” concert on October 25. However, just two weeks before... Read more
Mariah Carey Residency Struggles In Ticket Sales, More Dates Added
Mariah Carey is reportedly having trouble selling out shows at her Las Vegas Residency, “The Butterfly Returns,” causing Ticketmaster to rope off unused seats. According to RadarOnline, the Colosseum in Las Vegas has roped off 1,200 seats that are not being used, pointing to low ticket sales. As of... Read more
Drake Adds New Dates To Previously-Announced (Non-Sellout) Cities
Multiple shows were added to pre-existing cities on Drake’s tour this fall although a handful of dates are not close to selling out yet. Last month, Drake announced more than 40 shows for his massive North American tour with the hip-hop trio Migos. The trek, dubbed “Aubrey and the... Read more
Signs Pointing to Major Beyonce-Jay-Z OTR II Tour Sales Slump
The headaches are mounting for the co-headlining OTR II Tour featuring Beyonce and Jay-Z, as it appears that the On The Run II Tour is seeing some serious sales woes. With the tour set to launch its UK leg in Cardiff, tickets are being given away through back channels... Read more