Nashville, Tenn. (July 3, 2019) - Bridgestone Arena ranks sixth in the United States and 12th 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 378,244, inclusive solely of show and concert tickets - more than 130,000 above the 2018 mid-year report. 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.
"We would like to thank all the loyal patrons and citizens of Smashville who continue to come see world-class entertainment at Bridgestone Arena," Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Marketing David Kells said. "With all your support, along with that from the artists, managers and agents, makes a night on Lower Broadway a special stop on any tour."
Pollstar's Top-10 U.S. Venues (Show & Concert Ticket Sales):
- Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.)
- Little Caesars Arena (Detroit, Mich.)
- Forum (Inglewood, Calif.)
- Allstate Arena (Rosemont, Ill.)
- Wells-Fargo Arena (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Bridgestone Arena (SMASHVILLE, TN)
- T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas, Nev.)
- American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas)
- State Farm Arena (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Capital One Arena (Washington, D.C.)
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. It was recently named 2018 Academy of Country Music Large Capacity Venue of the Year - its third time winning the award in the past six years - in addition to two Pollstar Arena of the Year Awards since 2014 and dozens of other honors.
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