Top Events Week 24 (6/5/2013 to 6/12/2013)
1. One Direction
Tomorrow is the big day for many One Direction fans – they arrive in the US to embark on their 2013 Tour. First up is Sunrise FL on 6/13, then off to Miami, Louisville, Columbus, Nashville and Atlanta.
2. Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor is back with his band Nine Inch Nails and will embark on their Tension 2013 Tour. The popular industrial rock band has not tour in a few years and sales are expected to be strong. Presale NIN tickets are already available and popular shows include Boston (10/11), Phoenix (11/9) and Pittsburgh (10/8).
3. Stanley Cup Finals
The 2013 Stanley Cup Finals get started tonight with the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Boston Bruins in Game #1. These 2 “Original Six” hockey teams have huge fans bases and tickets prices are the highest they have ever been. Game 2 will take place on Saturday 6/15 in Chicago, with Game 3 and 4 in Boston.
4. Taylor Swift
Even though Taylor Swift is currently out touring north of the border in Canada, ticket searches for Taylor Swift remain high. Miss Swift will return to the US in July with shows in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and East Rutherford.
5. NBA Finals
What a series the 2013 NBA Finals is turning out to be. While many thought the Miami Heat would have their way with an aging San Antonio team, the Spurs find themselves up 2-1. With Games 4 and 5 in San Antonio, the Miami Heat will have their work cut out for them. Regardless, this series is turning into an instant classic!
6. Hunter Hayes
7. Portugal vs Brazil Soccer
Soccer fans in the Boston area are excited to see two of the top soccer clubs in the world square off at Gillette Stadium this fall. The international friendly, Brazil vs Portugal, will happen on 9/9/2013 and tickets are already available!
8. USA vs Panama Soccer
Yet another international soccer match makes our top ten this week. The U.S. National Soccer team will be taking on Panama on 6/11/2013 in Seattle as part of the World Cup Qualifier.
9. Kinky Boots
If you tuned into the 67th Tony Awards you would know the hit musical Kinky Boots was nominated for an impressive 13 awards. The ended up taking home 6 awards including the highly coveted “Best Musical”. Kinky Boots will be playing the historic Hirschfeld Theatre in New York through December.
10. Firefly Music Festival
The 2013 Firefly Music Festival will feature a star studded lineup including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Vampire Weekend, and Foster the People- just to name a few. The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway will be rocking come next weekend (6/21 to 6/23) for this 3 day festival!