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Justin Timberlake Surpasses $150M with Man of the Woods Tour

18th January 2019 | Category: Concerts

Hot Tours have shown today that Justin Timberlake is sitting at the very top thanks to the first reports from his Man of the Woods Tour.

Since he was forced to pause his tour in 2018, Justin came back stronger than ever and is literally eating the stage. It would be a shame to miss such a performance, so don’t waste any time and purchase your tickets right now.

Sting and Shaggy are sitting on the second place of Hot Tours with $4.67 million grossed while J Balvin is third with $2.5 million. Pepe Agular is fourth with $2.2 and Billy Joel fifth with $2.12.

The Man of the Woods was named No.6 tour of 2018 on Billboard’s Year-End Boxscore rankings after Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, the Carters, Bruno Mars and Pink. Ed Sheeran did not only gross $429 million in 2018 chart year but also set all-time records for the highest-grossing solo tour and highest year-end gross ever.

Unfortunately, Justin had to take a break due to the bruised vocal cords and rest so now he is back with rescheduled dates before he wraps up the tour on 13 April at Uncasville, Conn.’s Mohegan Sun Arena. He most definitely kicked 2019 the right way, grossing $7.4 million from three mid-Atlantic shows that took place from 4 to 8 January in Washington, D.C., and Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C. We’ll see how much the following dates will bring but back in spring when the tour was launched, Billboard gave prognosis the tour could make up to a staggering $275 million.

Justin started earning money as a child entertainer in the Mickey Mouse Club, then as a lead singer in boyband N’Sync before he made a career for himself as a solo performer and an actor. He has also made a series of investments in several technology and fashion companies. His current net worth is $230 million and he has no intention of slowing down. With more than thirty concerts all over North America, he may even double his tour earnings.

Tickets for all cities can be found right here.

Man of the Woods Tour

Show Date and Time: Thursday, 31 January 2019, 8 pm

Show Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York

Age Restriction: all ages

Boston Calling Festival Tenth Anniversary Lineup Revealed

14th January 2019 | Category: Concerts

Boston Calling Festival 2019 has revealed its tenth-anniversary lineup and it features some of the biggest names in the industry.

Tickets are on sale and you are just one click away from the biggest spring party.

This year’s festival is produced by Crash Line Production and the Madison Square Garden Company and the event will be bigger than ever with more than 55 artists performing. Boston Calling turns ten this year and has announced the headliners for the 2019 Memorial Day weekend festival including Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott and Tame Impala who will take the central stage on 24 to 26 May at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, Massachusetts.

Odesza, Logic, Janelle Monáe, Brandi Carlile, Greta Van Fleet, Anderson. Paak& The Free Nationals, Brandi Carlile, Lord Huron, Big Red Machine, Guster, Tank &TheBangas, Michael Che, Jenny Slate, Fred Armisen and Chromeo (DJ Set) are also among the more than 55 musicians, bands and comedians that will perform across the festival’s four stages.

“Since 2013, we’ve had the privilege of bringing fans nine editions of Boston Calling, featuring hundreds of acts: from world-renowned superstars to Grammy winners and nominees, to local artists on the rise. We love the artists that have been assembled for 2019 and look forward to welcoming back many of our favorites from past editions. With each Boston Calling, we aim to bring the festival to greater heights and this year is no exception,” said Boston Calling Events, LLC (BCE), Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Brian Appel in a statement.

This year’s lineup also includes Hozier, Lord Huron, Sheck Wes and Christine and the Queens, plus Boston bands like alt-rock favourites Guster, indie-rock band Pile and Clairo, the 2018 Boston Music Awards Pop Artist of the Year. It’s also pop singer Marina’s first live date for the year so far. Boston comedians Sam Jay and Lamont Price will perform in the comedy tent while Imogen Heap, the English singer-songwriter will give a special spoken word performance featuring her cutting-edge Mi.Mu gloves that produce sound by capturing move and hand gesture. Michael Che, Jenny Slate, and Fred Armisen will perform at the indoor comedy stage so there is a fun for everyone.

The festival debuted in 2013 and was held twice a year at City Hall Plaza in Boston. In 2016, Boston Calling moved to Harvard Athletic Complex and the new space enabled more stages than before and the implementation of stand-up comedians. The festival is a success each year with some of the top-class musicians as headliners including Eminem, The Killers, Jack White, Lorde and Sia.

Tickets are on sale so visit our page here and purchase your tickets on time.

Boston Calling Festival

Show Date and Time: Friday, 24 May, 3:30 pm

Show Location: Harvard Athletic Complex, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Show Duration: The day-event

Broadway Ends 2018 Season with a Bang

11th January 2019 | Category: Theater

Broadway ended 2018 with record breaking numbers and we are eager to see how 2019 will kick off.

Hamilton, Lion King, Mean Girls and Wicked are just some of the top performing shows so make you pick and join the multimillion auditorium that enjoyed some of the greatest shows in Broadway history.

According to the New York Post, Hamilton grossed more than $4 million last week with an average ticket $375.39 which is the first for any Broadway show to gross in a single week. It was the highest-grossing week ever on Broadway with $57.8 million and 378,910 seats filled. In 2017 the total gross was $35.8 and 244,973 seats filled in the last week of the year. This year ended particularly well thanks to the premium pricing, warm weather and increased number of performances.

Eight shows that were on the repertoire the week ending 30 December, grossed more than $20 millionaccording to the Broadway League, a national trade association for the industry.

The Lion King shattered the Minskoff Theatre record scooping $3.7 million over nine shows. Mean Girls earned $1.9 million for eight performances while The Ferryman pulled just a bit over $1 million for eight shows.

Two play properties also did exceedingly well, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child setting a record for weekly ticket sales for a play and $2.5 million for eight shows, with To Kill A Mockingbird scoring $1.7 million over eight shows. To Kill a Mockingbird became the highest single-week grossing American play in Broadway history. King Kong grossed $243,090 on Sunday’s matinee, the biggest single performance in the history of the Broadway Theatre. Aladdin also broke a record in New Amsterdam Theatre by attracting $2.6 million on nine performances while Frozen set a new record at St. James Theatre with $2.3 million for 8 shows. Even a magic show The Illusionist: Magic of the Holidays set a new all-time weekly box office record at the Marquis Theatre with $2.9.million in 16 performances.

It was definitely a week for setting the records. Enjoy these amazing shows and all tickets can be found on our pages.

Hamilton

Show Date and Time:  Saturday, 12 January, 2019, 8pm

Show Location: CIBC Theatre, Chicago, Illinois

Show Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes

Lady Gaga Kicks Off Las Vegas Residency

8th January 2019 | Category: Concerts

Lady Gaga has kicked off her Las Vegas residency on 28 December at Park Theater. She announced the 27-show run for 2019 and tickets for all dates can be found here.

Gaga’s residency will feature two shows called Lady Gaga Enigma and Lady Gaga Jazz & Piano. The Enigma show will focus on her upbeat pop hits while Jazz & Piano will show will feature a bare-bones version of her original songs and covers. Knowing Gaga, we expect nothing less than a spectacle.

“We’re creating a show unlike anything I’ve done before,” Gaga said in the statement. “It will be a celebration of all that is unique and different within us. The challenges of bravery can be overcome with creativity and courage that is grown out of adversity, love and music.”

Gaga has been on a roller coaster of her massive success for eight years, touring the world’s largest stadiums and arenas. She has to scale down to a much intimate space of 5,200 seats and adjust her performance to the newly-rebranded Park MGM hotel, the hottest new spot in Sin City.

Residencies are now the hottest new thing for an entertainer to do and date back to the likes of Elvis Presley, Liberace and Frank Sinatra. Celine Dion, Elton John and Cher brought it back to life in the past decade and more and more performers join the club in recent years including Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani and Blink 182. Bruno Mars’ residency was a game changer in Las Vegas. He changed the way how hotels are being designed and constructed.

“A couple of artists got in there quickly and proved it was a great place to see a show. Bruno Mars is the best example,” Kurt Melien, Live Nation Las Vegas president said. “He was in there right away, and people were like, ‘This is incredible,’ and the domino started to fall from there.”

“We certainly had that in mind when we built Park Theater,” says George Kliavkoff, MGM’s president of sports and entertainment of the venue that’s part of a $550 million rebranding and refurbishment of Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, which officially debuted as Park MGM in May.

Six-time Grammy Award winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee has always dreamt of becoming a “Las Vegas girl” and her dreams are coming true this year. Visit our page now and buy your tickets on time. Enjoy Enigma show, an odyssey of her pop hits or Jazz & Piano, stripped-down versions from the Great American Songbook.

Lady Gaga Enigma

Show Date and Time: Thursday, 17 January 2019, 8 pm

Show Location: Park Theater at Park MGM, Las Vegas, Nevada

Coachella Announces 2019 Lineup

4th January 2019 | Category: Concerts

The biggest music festival in the world returns this April and the lineup was announced few days ago and we can freely say you won’t be disappointed. Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala will headline the festival with a lot more names following.

Hurry up and purchase your tickets before they sell out.

The lineup is organized almost singlehandedly by Goldenvoice chief and Coachella co-founder Paul Tollett. Although the most of the tickets sell long before the lineup is announced, he knows that he needs few huge names to meet the standards of the previous years’ successes.

He knows the lineup has to be forward-looking but also reflect popularity. But the most important thing to keep in mind while choosing artists for the festival is that they need to satisfy the tastes of an unusually large age group both rock veterans who have been attending since the first Coachella in 1999 when it was a one-day event with headlining sets from Beck, Underworld, the Chemical Brothers and Spiritualized and the millennials and Generation-Z, who were raised on hip-hop and largely associate rock music with their parents.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be headlined by Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande in 2019. Artists like Khalid, Zedd, Kid Cudi, Janelle Monae, Aphex Twin, Solange, Dillon, Blood Orange and the 1975 will be joining them at the music festival which is held over two weekends in April. Kanye West was in negotiations for the festival but couldn’t agree on how to stage his show. He wanted the producers to change the size and shape of the stage for his planned performance but they refused.

Some of the biggest names headlined the festival in recent years including Guns ‘N’ Roses, Lady Gaga and Bjork who headlined the festival twice. This year, Ariana Grande will headline and make history in two ways. She is not only the fourth ever female headliner at the festival but being only 25, she is the youngest ever headliner in the festival’s history.

Beyonce set high standards last year and a lot of performers now feel pressure to live up to the hype. Her performance was magnificent and they Jay Z joined her on stage as well as Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. Reportedly, quarter of a million people visited Coachella last year so we can’t wait the festival season to be opened in spring. Coachella takes place from 12 to 14 April and from 19 to 21 April in Indio, California so hurry up and buy your tickets on time.

Coachella 2019

Show Date and Time: Weekend 1: 12-14 April, 2019, 3:30pm

Show Location: Empire Polo Field Shuttle Routes, Indio, California