Bridgestone Arena Ranks Fifth In U.S., 19th In World Ticket Sales (Pollstar)
Nashville, Tenn. (July 17, 2017) – Bridgestone Arena ranks fifth in the United States and 19th in the world for concert ticket sales, according to international trade publication Pollstar’s Mid-Year Ticket Sales report. Pollstar announced Bridgestone Arena ticket sales as 284,896, inclusive of solely show and concert tickets. When including the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament and Nashville Predators home hockey games, Bridgestone Arena has hosted nearly 1 million people in the building year to date.
Pollstar’s Top-10 U.S. Venues (Show & Concert Ticket Sales):
1.) Barclays Center (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
2.) Madison Square Garden (New York)
3.) Amalie Arena (Tampa Bay, Fla.)
4.) Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.)
5.) Bridgestone Arena
6.) Philips Arena (Atlanta)
7.) Allstate Arena (Rosemont, Ill.)
8.) Forum (Inglewood, Calif.)
9.) American Airlines Center (Dallas)
10.) SAP Center at San Jose (San Jose, Calif.)
“This ranking is indicative of the world-class support we receive from all the fans who attend world-class events here at Bridgestone Arena, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the entire community, as evidenced during the Predators recent run to the Stanley Cup Final,” Senior Vice President of Booking David Kells said. “As we continue to strive toward our ONE GOAL of becoming the No. 1 sports and entertainment venue in the United States, we would like to thank everyone who supports the quality entertainment at Bridgestone Arena and those who work hard to create an amazing environment for fans. We also thank the artists, managers, agents, promoters and everyone in the entertainment community who has brought their tour to our venue.”
Serving as the home for numerous national and international events, Bridgestone Arena has the distinction of being one of the busiest venues in the United States over the past decade and a half. In addition to being named nominated for Pollstar’s 2015 and 2016 Arena of the Year, Bridgestone Arena continued to rack up the awards in the first seven months of 2017, including the 2017 Academy of Country Music Venue of the Year and the 2017 Facility of Merit Award by the National Hockey League.