Luke Bryan's What Makes You Country Tour Has Now Earned More Than $65 Million


Thanks to the most recent Billboard Boxscore experiences from Luke Bryan's What Makes You Country tour, the nation celebrity lands at No. three on the latest Hot Tours recap (see under) dated Oct. 13, 2018, behind mainstays Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. With 23 new exhibits reported in, Bryan's tour provides $31.1 million to his tour's earnings, bringing the trek’s full gross as much as $65.5 million since starting on Feb. 16 on the JPH Arena in Springfield, Mo.

While a lot of the tour has Bryan enjoying to packed North American arenas, 11 exhibits to date have been carved out as “XL Stadium Sized” dates, enjoying baseball and soccer stadiums. With the assistance of extra assist within the type of breakout nation star Sam Hunt, Bryan has packed in a minimum of 35,000 followers in main markets like Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles (the place he grew to become the primary nation act to headline Dodger Stadium, on July 28), and the higher New York space.

The most profitable date to date was the June 2 present at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., the place Bryan grossed $three.9 million from 46,057 tickets bought. But whereas that present narrowly claims the title of the tour’s prime grossing present, his date at Denver’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High was the tour’s prime attended present with 51,756 tickets bought. 

The tour follows the discharge of What Makes You Country on Dec. Eight, 2017. The album debuted atop the Billboard 200, changing into Bryan’s fourth No. 1 on the all-genre chart and his eight chart-topper on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.

With 5 dates nonetheless left to report, Bryan has already handily surpassed the $41.6 million of 2017’s Huntin’, Fishin, and Lovin’ Every Day Tour, massive partially to the expanded stadium portion. The What Makes You Country Tour will shut with an XL present at Detroit’s Ford Field on Oct. 26, 2018.

  HOT TOURS – OCT. 13, 2018
  Ranked by Gross, Compiled from Boxscores reported Oct. 2-7
  Total Gross
  Show Date Range
  Venue, City (Shows/Sellouts)
  Total Attendance (Capacity)
1 Ed Sheeran
  July 10 – Aug. 12
  Ullevi Stadion, Gothenburg, Sweden (zero/2)
  Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden (zero/1)
  Olympiastaion, Berlin (zero/three)
  D. Live Open Air Park, Gelsenkirchen, Germany (zero/2)
  Trabennbahn Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany (zero/1)
  Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, Switzerland (zero/2)
  Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna, Austria (2/2)
  PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland (zero/2)
  874,388 (887,683)
2 Taylor Swift
  Sept. Eight-29
  Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo. (1/1)
  Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind. (1/1)
  The Dome at America's Center, St. Louis, Mo. (1/1)
  Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La. (1/1)
  NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas (1/1)
  269,143 (269,143)
three Luke Bryan
  July 14 – Sept. 21
  Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta (1/1)
  Great Jones County Fair, Monticello, Iowa (zero/1)
  Target Field, Minneapolis (zero/1)
  Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, Nev. (1/1)
  Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles (1/1)
  Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, Rogers, Ark. (1/1)
  CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. (zero/1)
  Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colo. (zero/1)
  Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse, N.Y. (zero/1)
  Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, Va. (zero/1)
  Saratoga Springs Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (zero/1)
  Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Noblesville, Ind. (1/1)
  Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Mo. (zero/1)
  Sprint Center, St. Louis, Mo. (zero/1)
  Wrigley Field, Chicago (1/1)
  AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas (zero/1)
  Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, Texas (zero/1)
  Dos Equis Pavilion, Dallas (zero/1)
  Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, S.D. (1/1)
  Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, Billings, Mont. (1/1)
  Big Sky Brewery, Missoula, Mont. (1/1)
  Ford Idaho Center, Nampa, Idaho (zero/1)
  USANA Amphitheatre, West Valley City, Utah (zero/1)
  439,905 (474,249)
four Jennifer Lopez
  Sept. 25-29
  Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas (zero/four)
  19,989 (20,030)
5 Drake
  Sept. 29-30
  Toyota Center, Houston (2/2)
  31,587 (31,587)
6 Phish
  July 17-25
  Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, Nev. (2/2)
  Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco (2/2)
  34,657 (34,657)
7 David Byrne
  Aug. 5 – Oct. three
  CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canadaigua, N.Y. (zero/1)
  Fox Theater, Oakland, Calif. (2/2)
  Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco (1/1)
  Kings Theatre, Brooklyn (2/2)
  Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia (zero/1)
  BJCC Concert Hall, Birmingham, Ala. (zero/1)
  27,647 (38,786)
Eight Keith Urban
  July Eight-22
  CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canadaigua, N.Y. (zero/1)
  Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, Nev. (zero/2)
  27,zero46 (28,192)
9 Ricardo Arjona
  Sept. 27-30
  Estadio Ester Roa, Concepion, Chile (zero/1)
  Ruinas Huanchaca, Antofagasta, Chile (zero/1)
  Pista Atletica, Santiago, Chile (zero/1)
  29,966 (80,641)
10 Vance Joy
  Sept. Eight-24
  Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (half)
  Barton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia (2/2)
  Riverstage, Brisbane, Australia (zero/2)
  Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, Australia (2/2)
  42,977 (46,720)