Chris Stapleton Leads Latest Hot Tours With $15 Million


Chris Stapleton leads the Hot Tours recap (see beneath) dated Oct. 6, 2018, with the most recent stories from his All-American Road Show Tour. The second leg of the tour, working from June 16 to Aug. 25, 2018, grossed $18 million from 287,261 tickets offered, based on figures reported to Billboard Boxscore. Stapleton offered out 17 of those reveals, touring primarily all through the West Coast and Pacific Northwest, earlier than heading east to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford, N.H.

The summer time leg spanned 22 dates, in comparison with the primary leg’s prolonged 50-show run in 2017, which introduced in $35.7 million. The trek started on May 5, 2017, the identical day as the discharge of Stapleton’s sophomore LP, From a Room: Volume 1. He adopted that album up with From a Room: Volume 2, launched Dec. 1, 2017, simply after the shut of the tour’s first leg.

The All-American Road Show Tour, supported by Brent Cobb and Marty Stuart, will play all through the autumn earlier than the third and remaining leg closes Nov. Four on the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore.

Elsewhere, Arctic Monkeys ship a robust exhibiting with the primary two worldwide stories from their Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Tour. Most impressively, they grossed $5.6 million from 4 reveals at London’s O2 Arena. Their final stint on the O2 grossed $1.7 million from two reveals in 2011, highlighting a exceptional enhance in enterprise within the seven years which have handed.

Since 2011, the band has dramatically elevated their profile, first staking their declare with 2014's “Do I Wanna Know?” spending 10 weeks atop Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart, after a seven-year absence from the chart altogether. Their 2013 album AM spawned two extra high 5 singles there and ultimately was licensed platinum, making it their most profitable album to-date.

Their $5.6 million gross and 73,084 attendance tally is particularly spectacular because the variety of arena-headlining rock bands dwindles over time. Of acts which have out-grossed their current run on the O2 this decade, based on stories to Billboard Boxscore, solely eight of them are rock acts. Further, of these eight, seven established themselves as legends within the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, when rock dominated not solely stadiums and arenas, however the airwaves and document retailer cabinets. Muse is the one up to date rock act who’ve performed on the Arctic Monkeys' degree on the O2 Arena, grossing $eight.1 million over 5 reveals in 2016.

See beneath for the total Hot Tours recap.

  HOT TOURS – OCT. 6, 2018
  Ranked by Gross, Compiled from Boxscores reported Sept. 25-Oct. 1
  Total Gross
  Show Date Range
  Venue, City (Shows/Sellouts)
  Total Attendance (Capacity)
1 Chris Stapleton
  July 13 – Aug. 23
  Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Maryland Heights, Mo. (1/1)
  Spokane Arena, Spokane, Wash. (1/1)
  Sunlight Supply Amphitheater, Ridgefield, Wash. (1/1)
  White River Amphitheatre, Auburn, Wash. (1/1)
  Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, Nev. (1/1)
  Toyota Amphitheatre, Wheatland, Calif. (1/1)
  Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, Calif. (zero/1)
  Rimrock Auto Arena at MetroPark, Billings, Mont. (1/1)
  Adams Center, Missoula, Mont (1/1)
  Ford Idaho Center, Nampa, Idaho (1/1)
  Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque, N.M. (1/1)
  Pepsi Center, Denver, Colo. (1/1)
  USANA Amphitheatre, West Valley City, Utah (1/1)
  Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, Calif. (zero/1)
  Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif. (zero/1)
  The Forum, Inglewood, Calif. (1/1)
  Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (zero/1)
  236,527 (254,811)
2 Ed Sheeran
  Sept. 27-29
  Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia (1/1)
  PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pa. (1/1)
  95,306 (95,306)
three Arctic Monkeys
  Sept. 6-13
  Manchester Arena, Manchester, England (zero/2)
  O2 Arena, London (zero/Four)
  104,711 (107,702)
Four Britney Spears
  Aug. 6-26
  Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin (1/1)
  Manchester Arena, Manchester, England (1/1)
  SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland (1/1)
  O2 Arena, London (zero/three)
  78,749 (82,309)
5 Andre Rieu
  Sept. 15-29
  UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Milwaukee, Wis. (zero/1)
  Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill. (1/1)
  Fox Theatre, Detroit (1/1)
  EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Va. (1/1)
  Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (zero/1)
  NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y. (1/1)
  Agganis Arena, Boston (1/1)
  Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec (1/1)
  Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Quebec (zero/1)
  Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Ontario (zero/1)
  KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y. (zero/1)
  86,861 (91,264)
6 Helene Fischer
  Sept. Four-9
  Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin (5/5)
  59,450 (59,450)
7 Billy Joel
  Sept. 21
  Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo. (1/1)
  40,589 (40,589)
eight Chris Young
  Sept. 13-29
  Pan American Center, Las Cruces, N.M. (1/1)
  United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock, Texas (1/1)
  BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla. (1/1)
  Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Miss. (1/1)
  BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo, Miss. (1/1)
  Bridgestone Arena, Nashville (1/1)
  Volvo Car Stadium, Charleston, S.C. (1/1)
  Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C. (1/1)
  Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia (1/1)
  81,210 (81,210)
9 Jennifer Lopez
  Sept. 16-22
  Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas (zero/Four)
  18,959 (19,076)
10 U2
  Aug. 31 – Sept. 1
  Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin (2/2)
  29,260 (29,260)