The Top 50 Global Tours did a combined $1.73 billion, which is up nearly 5% over 2014 but still short of the 2013 record of $1.85 billion. The total tickets sold was 19.9 million, which was well up on last year’s 18 million but still short of the 2013 record of 21 million. The average ticket price of $87.13 declined by $4.58 or 5% from last year’s record $91.71. Top Tours The two biggest tours of North America grossed nearly the same amount of money but used wildly different approaches to touring.
We’re happy to once again be a media partner for this year’s Riot Fest. We just wanted to remind everyone that the festival is happening soon in Denver (Aug. 28-30,) Chicago (Sept. 11-13) and Toronto (Sept. 19-20.) You can find the latest lineups for each date here and be sure to keep your eyes open for coverage on AP.net over the next few weeks too.
Unfortunately, due to a personal emergency beyond our control, we will not be able to play our upcoming west coast shows with our friends in Hawthorne Heights, Sleepwave, and Extinction AD, nor will be be doing the NYC date with Emery and Fashion Week. We apologize to everyone who was planning on coming out to see these shows. We'll be making up shows as soon as we can. Thank you all so much for your continued support, we are incredibly grateful to every one of you for sticking by us throughout the years. We'll keep you updated on when the make-up shows will be. As always, thanks for everything...we'll see you soon!
Riot Fest Denver has also announced its second wave of bands. System of a Down is now headlining the festival, while Death Grips, The Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie, and more have been announced. Check out the updated admat in the replies and get tickets here.
Riot Fest Chicago has unveiled the second wave for its lineup. System of a Down, The Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie and Chef'Special have been added. Check out the updated admat in the replies and get tickets here.
Riot Fest Toronto has unveiled a second wave for its Toronto lineup. Weezer will perform Pinkerton and The Blue Album in their entireties, plus Bleachers, Cancer Bats and more have been added. Check out the updated admat in the replies and get tickets here.
After a five-year hiatus, Taste of Chaos 2015 comes back swinging with a marquee lineup featuring Jimmy Eat World, The Used, Dashboard Confessional, Thrice, The All-American Rejects, Saves The Day, Glassjaw, The Movielife, Story of The Year, Finch. Mark Hoppus (DJ set), Greek Fire and Adair.