MOTLEY CRUE and DEF LEPPARDit is “The Stadium Tour” tops Pollstar’s LIVE75 ranking, which ranks active tours worldwide based on the average number of tickets sold for reported shows that have taken place in the last 30 days.
According Pollstar, “The Stadium Tour”who supports POISON and JOAN JETT AND THE BLACK HEARTS, moved 96% of available tickets for concerts at 11 venues in US cities to an average of 36,934 seats sold per show. The bands also achieved “Heavy Hitter” status with a gross average of $4.94 million, the highest for the week among the 75 ranked tours.
LIVE75 provides a weekly snapshot of the 75 active tours with the greatest pulling power, based on shows reported to Pollstar during the previous 30 days.
“The Stadium Tour” kicked off June 16 in Atlanta, Georgia, and is set to wrap September 9 in Las Vegas.
The massive North American tour was postponed from 2020 due to COVID-19, then again to 2021.
“The Stadium Tour” mark it FLOODthe first live dates of since the end of his 2014/2015 farewell tour. FLOOD shot with POISON in 2011 and DEF LEPPARD teams up with POISON for a string of road dates in 2017, but this jaunt marks the first time the four artists have hit the road together for an extended tour.
FLOOD fans who shelled out for the band’s 2014/2015 “farewell” tour were led to believe that the band would never return after playing their final gig in December 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The band touted signing a “cease touring” agreement before the tour as cementing the fact that it was truly the end of FLOODis life on the road.
MOTLEY CRUEit is Tom Lee played the first full show of “The Stadium Tour” on June 28 at Bank Of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The 59-year-old drummer had been unable to play full sets during the trek after sustaining his injuries about two weeks before the tour kicked off. According to his wife, Tommy broke four ribs on his right side after falling down the stairs of a rental house in Nashville while he FLOOD rehearsed for shows.