Madison Square Garden Scores No. 2 Spot On Top 200 Arena Ticket Sales List
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
Billie Eilish Shows Upgrade To Larger Venues To Meet Demand
Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old goth pop star, has quickly risen to fame this year. She transformed from the “Ocean Eyes” singer to the No. 2 streaming artist on Spotify – falling only behind Ed Sheeran – following the release of her debut album. Now, venues on her ongoing When... Read more
Woodstock 50 Loses Venue, Organizers Insist Festival Will Go On
UPDATE as of Friday, June 14: According to Billboard, the festival was dropped from Watkins Glen because organizers failed to make the final $150,000 payment due on May 15. Court filings in New York showed that Michael Printup made several attempts to collect the payment from investor Greg Peck... Read more
Lady Gaga To Play Intimate Show at New York City’s Apollo Theatre This June
Pop superstar Lady Gaga will perform a special invitation-only show at New York City’s iconic Apollo Theatre next month, hosted by SiruisXM and Pandora. The streaming service and radio platform, which merged for $3.5 billion earlier this year, will offer Sirius’ subscribers and Pandora listeners the chance to win... Read more
New $40 Million Kentucky Concert Venue To Open In 2020
PromoWest, one of the world’s largest concert promoters, has announced a $40 million concert venue in Newport, Kentucky that will open in 2020. According to WCPO, PromoWest CEO Scott Stienecker has been trying to build an indoor-outdoor concert venue at The Banks in Cincinnati, Ohio, for six years, but... Read more
BB&T Pavilion Reveals Improvements In Honor Of 25th Anniversary Season
Camden, New Jersey’s BB&T Pavilion is celebrating its 25th anniversary season with some new upgrades and a packed concert schedule. The venue, located in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district and sitting on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia, is set to open its doors next month and show off... Read more
NYC’s Historic Webster Hall To Reopen With Concert From Jay-Z
Webster Hall, New York City’s notable, intimate concert venue in the middle of Manhattan, has been under construction for nearly two years. Following years-worth of renovations, the venue will reopen next weekend with a performance from hip-hop star Jay-Z. Nestled in-between Third and Fourth Avenues at 125 East 11th... Read more
Breastfeeding Mom Turned Away From Ariana Grande Concert For Carrying Breastpump
A mother, who took a trip to see Ariana Grande perform at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit last weekend, was told she could not enter the venue with her breast pump. Since Grande’s concert in Manchester in 2017 ended with a bombing, the pop star has asked concertgoers to... Read more
Coney Island To Hold Free Concert Series For The Next Six Years
Due to the help of a hefty payment from a real estate investment firm, Coney Island will continue to host free summer concerts as a part of its Seaside Concert Series for the next six years. According to the Brooklyn Paper, leaders from the city’s Economic Development Corporation announced... Read more
Denver Set To Open First Cannabis-Friendly Concert Venue In April
In less than a month, alt-rock band Ween’s guitarist Dean Ween will open the world’s first cannabis-friendly concert venue in Denver, allowing guests to consume both music and marijuana. The venue, dubbed Dean Ween’s Honeypot Lounge, is set to open on Denver’s “Green Mile,” a stretch in the southern... Read more