Jan 13, 2017

Twelve Spectra Venues Rank Among Top 200 in Worldwide Ticket Sales

Pollstar Magazine, the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry, today released its YearEnd Worldwide Ticket Sales for 2016. The chart is based on ticket sales to non-sporting events at each facility from January 1 through December 31, 2016. Twelve Spectra by Comcast Spectacor properties are ranked in the Top 200.

  • The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, the company’s flagship arena, ranks 14th in the United States and 33rd overall with 418,885. It’s worth noting that to accommodate the 2016 Democratic National Convention (July 25-29), preparations for the DNC closed the arena for three months (May 28 through August 19), and Drake (October) and Kanye West (two shows in December) both canceled performances at the Wells Fargo Center.

  • Budweiser Gardens in London, ON, is 86th overall and eighth in Canada with 176,290.

  • FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, ON, ranks 108th overall and 10th in Canada with 145,040.

  • The Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA, ranks 122nd overall with 128,526.

  • Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, is 134th overall and third among all on campus arenas with 110,350.

  • The Abbotsford Events & Sports Centre in Abbostford, BC, ranks 148th overall with 95,726.

  • Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, is 157th overall with 87,018.

  • CFE Arena on the campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL, is 159th overall with 86,734.

  • Ted F. Constant Center on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, ranks 167th overall with 78,934.

  • The XL Center in Hartford, CT, is 175th overall with 71,603.

  • The Tribute Communities Centre, formerly the General Motors Centre, in Oshawa, ON, is 184th overall with 62,782.

  • The PPL Center in Allentown, PA, ranks 187th overall with 61,580.

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