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One Direction Surges During 2013 U.S. Tour – Tickifieds Top 10

1d tour informationTop Events Week 25 (6/13/2013 to 6/19/2013)

1. One Direction

One Direction has officially kicked off their 2013 US tour and tickets are in as big of demand as ever.  Next up for 1D include tour stops in popular cities like Raleigh, Washington DC, Philadelphia and Boston (Mansfield).

2. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is as hot as ever even though see will be stuck up in Canada during the rest of June.  Ms. Swift will have shows in Winnipeg, Edmonton (2) and Vancouver.

3. Jack Johnson

Surf rocker Jack Johnson recently announced plans for his Fall 2013 From Here To Now To You Tour.  Fans of his chill music are already eager to buy tickets to his shows all schedule for intimate venues.  Popular venues include the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA and the E. J. Thomas Hall in Akron, OH

4.  Justin Bieber

It seems Justin Bieber has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately but that has not stopped his fans gobbling up tickets. Next week the Biebs will be in California (San Diego, Los Angeles (2),  and San Jose much to the delight of west coast Beliebers.

5.  Michael Buble

Interest in Michael Buble tickets continues to be strong and steady despite the fact that his 2013 tour doesn’t begin until September.  Buble’s most popular shows include Sunrise Florida, Seattle and Atlanta.

6.  Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs

Man, what an epic NBA finals the Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs series has been.  After the Heat came back and beat the Spurs in game 6, it all comes down to a game 7 showdown in Miami.  The game will happen tomorrow (Thursday 6/20) and will be must see TV unless you are one of the lucky to get a ticket to the game.

7.  Drake

R&B star Drake recently announced his fall 2013 tour that will hit 41 cities  throughout North America.  The ‘Would You Like A Tour?’ tour will help promote his new album Nothing Was The Same due out sometime later this year.  Joining Drake on tour will be Miguel and Future.  Most popular tour stops include Boston and Dallas.

8.  San Francisco 49ers

Not sure why, but the San Francisco 49ers had a really strong week in terms of ticket searches.  Its not secret that the 49ers a probably the early favorites for the Super Bowl, but we are still several weeks away from the opening of training camp.  If this early interest is any indication, 49ers tickets will be one hot item this season!

9.  Justin Timberlake

It’s been a while since we have heard from JT, but Justin Timberlake is still garnering attention with his 2013 Legends of the Summer Tour with Jay Z and his solo 20/20 World  Tour.  His hottest shows include Chicago (Soldier Field), Miami (Sun Life Stadium) and Montreal (Bell Centre)

10.  Blackhawks vs Bruins Stanley Cup Finals

The showdown of these original six teams has lived up to the hype.  Every game has been close thus far and the series is currently tied at 2 games a piece.  Game 5 will be in Chicago on Saturday 6/22 with Game 6 returning to Boston on Monday 6/24.

One Direction Invades the U.S. – Tickifieds Top 10

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

The young budding country music star is showing that he has some staying power as he comes in at #6 this week.  Popular shows this week include Grand Prairie TX and Detroit MI.

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!

 

1D Fends off Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes– Tickifieds Top 10

Top Events Week 23 (5/28/2013 to 6/4/2013)

1. One Direction

T-minus 9 days until One Direction lands on U.S. soil to play the first of their sold out concerts.  First up is Sunrise Florida and the BB&T Center on 6/13/2013.

Jake Bugg has conquered the UK and will be looking to do the same here with his first US tour this summer and fall.

Jake Bugg has conquered the UK and will be looking to do the same here with his first US tour this summer and fall.


2.  Taylor Swift

T-Swift came up a bit short in her bid to unseat the reigning champion One Direction.   Tayor Swift will be out in Canada for the next couple of weeks before heading back to the state to resume her Red Tour.

3.  Hunter Hayes

For the second week in a row, Hunter Hayes comes in at #3. This time the buzz is even stronger as Mr. Hayes recently announced his fall “Let’s Be Crazy” tour dates.  Popular shows include 8/11 in Billings, 11/2 in Greensboro and 12/6 in Kansas City.

4.  Jake Bugg

Another youngster to make the Tickifieds Top 10 – Jake Bugg.  The 19 year old often compared to Bob Dylan has already had a pretty remarkable career in his native England, is just now getting regular airplay in the US.  Jake Bugg is certainly someone to watch!  Hot shows include 9/17 in New York, 9/21  in Chicago and 9/18 in Boston.

5.  Michael Buble

We had thought the surge on interest in Michael Buble concerts had came and passed.  However, this week Mr. Buble came in at a respectable #5.  Hot concerts right now include Buffalo NY 9/24, Philadelphia 9/21 and  Los Angeles 9/29.

6.  Dave Matthews Band

With most schools just about out for summer, many youngsters are looking to snag summer concert tickets.  Nothings says summer concerts quite like DMB.   Popular upcoming shows include 7/12 at Riverbend, 7/23 at the Wharf and 7/5 at Alpine Valley.

7.  The Lumineers

The Lumineers recently announced their 2013 Fall Tour with Nathaniel Rateliff & Dr. Dog.  The tour will kick off at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado on 9/14 and will extend through October.  Other popular shows include 10/4 in St. Louis and 9/22 in Portland.

8.  Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks pulled off a stunning comeback against the Detroit Red Wings to advance to the NHL Eastern Conference Finals against the LA Kings.  The Hawks are up 2-0 in the series and are just 2 wins from getting back to the Stanley Cup finals.

9.  Mindless Behavior

Mindless Behavior is the latest in the seemingly long line of boy bands to make a splash on the Tickifieds Top 10.  Mindless Behavior will kick off their summer tour on 7/3 with a show at the Bob Hope Theater in Stockton CA.  Other popular shows include 7/9 in KC, 7/14 in Greensboro and 7/25 in Baltimore.

10.  Miami Heat

The Miami Heat squeaked out a series win over the Indiana Pacers and will face the San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 NBA Finals.  Despite the fact that Heat look really vulnerable with the Big 3 reverting back to the Big 1, demand for Heat tickets are strong.  Probably because this may be about it for the current Heat bunch.

Taylor Swift gaining on 1D – Tickifieds Top 10

TaylorSwift3Top Events Week 22 (5/22/2013 to 5/28/2013)

1. One Direction

Another week goes by with One Direction kicking everyone’s butts.  With recent announcement of 2014 tour dates don’t expect things to change anytime soon. Really hot right now are tickets to their 2014 concert in Dublin!

2.  Taylor Swift

Miss Swift continues to surge and comes in at an impressive #2 this week.  Although she is still a considerable distance from 1D, if she continues this trend she could surpass the current “kings of tickifieds”.  Popular Taylor Swift concerts include Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston.

3.  Hunter Hayes

The 21 year old country crooner Hunter Hayes has been hot this past week climbing up the charts all the way to #3 this week.  It’s no surprise he is up for several Teen Choice Awards including Top Male Country Artist.  Top Hunter Hayes concerts include 7/18 at the Porter County Fair in Valpo, 8/4 in Costa Mesa and Dayton Ohio on 7/23.

4.  Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings

With the Red Wings head to the NHL Eastern Conference next season, this mark the last time these old rivals will meet in the conference playoffs.  As such, it’s fitting that the Blackhawks have come back from the brink of elimination to force a historic Game 7.

5.  San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals

The San Antonio Spurs are not one of the most popular NBA franchises but that has not stopped them from continuing to win.  Spurs tickets for the 2013 NBA Finals are hot this week as this is probably the last hurrah for this current core of players.  Also, it doesn’t hurt that Spurs NBA Finals tickets are surprisingly affordable.

6. Ke$ha

Fresh on the heels of the debut of her new reality show, her summer 2013 tour with Pit Bull and solo tour this fall, Kesha is hot right now.  Hot concerts right now include Columbus OH,   Atlanta GA and Raleigh NC.

7.  San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers may have lost the Super Bowl but they are odds on favorites to win it all this year.  Fans are excited to see what exciting young QB Colin Kaepernick can do with a full season at the helm of the Jim Harbaugh offense.  Big games include the season opener against the Green Bay Packers, September 22nd against the Indy Colts and Houston Texans on October 6th, 2013.

8.  Boston Bruins vs Pittsburgh Penguins Eastern Conference Finals

It doesn’t get much better than an Eastern Conference Finals showdown between 2 historic rivals in the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins.  Games 1 and 2 will be played in Pittsburgh with Games 3 and 4 in Boston.  Game 1 is on Saturday June 1st.

9.  Alabama Crimson Tide

College football season seems like an eternity away but that has not stopped Alabama Crimson Tide fans from gobbling up tickets for the 2013 season.  Bama is expected to compete for a national title once again so demand should be strong all year.

10.  Beyonce

Beyonce will be returning to the states to resume her 2013 Ms Carter World Tour.  Popular shows include Brooklyn, Dallas and Washington DC.

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

Tickifieds Top 10 Events Week 20 2013

Top Events Week 20 (5/7/2013 to 5/14/2013)

1.  One Direction

The lads from One Direction will be officially invading the United States in less than a month now and ticket demand could not be any stronger.  Fans young and old are really amping up their search for those hard to get Meet and Greet, VIP and Sound Check packages.  Unfortunately inventory is extremely limited.

2.  Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins had one of the most exciting finishes to a NHL Playoff game/series in recent memory.  The Bruins were down 2 goals with 90 seconds remaining in a critical game 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The Bruins advance to the second round and will face the NY Rangers starting with game 1 on Thursday.

3.  Selena Gomez

Pop princess Selena Gomez returns to the top 10 this week at an impressive #3.  The little peak in interest in Selena Gomez tickets is likely due to the amount of airplay her latest single off her new album  “Come and Get it” is getting.  Popular Selena Gomez shows include San Antonio, Boston and Toronto.

4.  Manchester City – Chelsea FC

Yankee Stadium will play host to two of Europe’s most popular soccer clubs this summer.  Manchester City will be taking on Chelsea FC in an international friendly on Saturday May 25th in the Bronx.  Tickets are seemingly in big demand for this Man City – Chelsea FC matchup!

5.  Michael Buble

Crooner Michael Buble recently announced plans to tour this summer and fall much to the delight of his fans.  Buble will kick off the U.S. leg of his tour with a show in Chicago and will visit other popular cities like Philadelphia, Tampa Bay and Duluth (GA).

6.  Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are up 3-1 against the defending NBA Western Conference Champion OKC Thunder.  As such many experts are picking the Grizz to represent the West in the NBA Finals where they would likely matchup against the Miami Heat.

7.  Jimmy Buffett

Nothing says summer like Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band.  JB tickets for shows in East Troy Wisconsin (Alpine Valley), Chicago Illinois (Northerly Island) and Detroit Michigan (Comerica Park) are particularily hot right now.

8.  Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings made it through to the 2nd round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs and will face the heated rival Chicago Blackhawks.  Game 1 takes place tonight in Chicago, with Game 2 on Saturday 5/18.  The Series will head to Detroit for Game 3 on Wednesday 5/22.

9.  Darius Rucker

Most people know Darius Rucker as the infamous “Hootie” of Hootie and the Blowfish.  However, Darius has reinvented himself as a country music star.  His latest hit song “Wagon Wheel” is getting a ton of airplay.  Popular stops on his summer tour include Bethlehem PA, Greensboro NC and Savannah GA.

10.  Darren Criss

The darling of the Tickifieds Top 10 is starting to slide and is just barely hanging on at #10 this week.  Popular Darren Criss concerts this week include Cleveland, Toronto and Minneapolis.

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.