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2014-01-21 16:23:44

The legendary venue in Jacksonville ranked #89 on the Top 100 Theatres for 2013 according to Pollstar Magazine. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Theatre is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the Top 100 Theatres for 2013 by Pollstar Magazine, as determined by its Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 100 Theatre Venue Chart for 2013. Pollstar is the leading trade publication for the concert tour industry, and inclusion on this list puts...

2009-12-04 07:00:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Show, Southern California's premier concert theatre located at Agua Caliente Casino, Resort, Spa in Rancho Mirage, has been nominated "Best New Major Concert Venue" by Pollstar Magazine. The nomination is a monumental achievement for The Show, which opened its doors in February of this year with a star-studded concert series featuring Matchbox Twenty and Martina McBride among others. The venue is one of only 5 facilities in the nation to...

2009-02-13 15:18:21

The Australian rock band AC/DC has announced plans to take its Black Ice World Tour to Europe. Dates begin next Wednesday in Oslo and are to conclude in Glasgow June 30, Columbia Records said Thursday. The band kicked off its latest concert series in late October 2008, crisscrossing North America and picking up the Major Tour of the Year award at the 20th annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards ceremony Jan. 30 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Released globally Oct. 20, Black Ice -- the...

2008-12-08 12:08:00

VIENNA, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Filene Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts' outdoor amphitheater, recently received massive dual recognition from international concert industry resource Pollstar as one of the Top 100 Worldwide Amphitheater Venues for 2008. The Filene Center received nomination for a 2008 Pollstar Concert Industry Award in the category of Red Rocks Award/Best Small Outdoor Venue, resulting from the collective decision process of industry...

2006-06-08 23:25:49

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country music trio the Dixie Chicks, still taking heat for criticizing President Bush, are weathering sluggish ticket sales in several cities for their upcoming U.S. tour, industry watchers reported on Thursday. While early ticket purchases for their first major tour in three years are generally robust in Northeastern cities, initial sales have fallen short of expectations in numerous markets, especially in the Midwest and South, forcing some...

2005-12-31 00:42:31

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones smashed their own 11-year-old record for the highest-grossing North American concert tour of all time in 2005, helping lift overall ticket sales to a new high, trade publication Pollstar said on Thursday. The Stones sold $162 million worth of tickets by playing their golden oldies for 1.2 million concertgoers, while Irish rockers U2 pulled in $138.9 million from 1.4 million fans. U2 worked a little harder for its payday,...

2005-12-31 00:28:27

Corrects sixth paragraph to say Pollstar said ticket sales for all major shows rose to $3.1 billion By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones smashed their own 11-year-old record for the highest-grossing North American concert tour of all time in 2005, helping lift overall ticket sales to a new high, trade publication Pollstar said on Thursday. The Stones sold $162 million worth of tickets by playing their golden oldies for 1.2 million concertgoers, while Irish...

2005-12-29 20:50:38

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones smashed their own 11-year-old record for the highest-grossing North American concert tour of all time in 2005, helping lift overall ticket sales to a new high, trade publication Pollstar said on Thursday. The Stones sold $162 million worth of tickets by playing their golden oldies for 1.2 million concertgoers, while Irish rockers U2 pulled in $138.9 million from 1.4 million fans. U2 worked a little harder for its payday,...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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