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Top Events Week 8, 2012

Welcome to your Top Events list for the week.  The list is a very strong mix of auto events and country music.  The Rodeo season is really heating up, and their coinciding concerts are usually very popular and reasonably priced.

1. Todd Rundgren 02/27/2012ork  City Winery, New York City, NY

The American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer, popular during the 70’s and 80’s, is hitting the road once again, much to many fans delight.  His best known songs include “Hello It’s Me” and “I saw the Light”.

2. Monster Jam 02/25/2012 Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Dallas, TX

Monster Jam truck race continues to be extremely popular on the list.  Perhaps Gravedigger will reign supreme once again.

3. Daytona 500 02/26/2012 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, FL

The legendary Daytona 500 takes place again this weekend on the Daytona International Speedway.  This restrictor plate race has the largest purse and is the first race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

4. Kelly Clarkson 02/21/2012 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL

The original American Idol winner is finally taking to the road to support her new album, Stronger, much to many fans delight.  Clarkson hasn’t toured in quite awhile.

5. Disney Live 02/25/2012 Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, VA

The kiddos love Disney.  They love ice shows.  Put them together and you have very popular event.

6. AMA Supercross 02/25/2012 Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

Supercross continues to sell well and remain a hot ticket item.  Many great tickets are still available.

7. Dierks Bentley 02/25/2012 San Antonio Rodeo, San Antonio, TX

Mr. Bentley will perform at the San Antonio Rodeo.  The SAR got it’s start n 1950 as the largest livestock show and rodeo and takes place over 3 weeks in February.  SAR is one of the top five Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) rodeos in the nation

8. Avalanche vs. Red Wings 02/25/2012 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI

Two hockey teams from chilly origins face off in an exciting match.

9. Cody Simpson 02/21/2012 The Norva, Norfolk, VA

Cody Simpson, an Australian pop singer,  is new to the scene.  His blond, wavy hair and adorable accent are surely a HUGE draw with the preteen crowd.   The next Justin Bieber perhaps?

10. George Strait 02/25/2012 Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO

Mr. Strait along  along with Martina McBride  appear again on the list with his 2012 tour.  Some great floor seats are still on sale for this show.

This top 10 list is compiled from data from our partner website Tickifieds.  Events are ranked by using a combination of page views, search queries, and unique visitors.

Top Events Week 7, 2012

Duke Basketball TicketsNow that the Superbowl is over (are you happy the Giants won??  Poor Tom Brady.  Thwarted by Eli Manning AGAIN) We’ve entered that time of year when there’s not really a ton going on in the world of sports.  Sure there’s basketball and hockey, but playoffs for the NBA and NHL are still months away and March Madness doesn’t start for another month.

Clearly the most exciting game on the horizon is the North Carolina vs. Duke basketball game, which always draws huge attention due to their fierce rivalry.

So, here’s your hodge podge top events for the upcoming week:

Top Events 2012 Week 7 (2/6/2012 to 2/13/2012)

1. North Carolina vs. Duke Basketball 2/08/2012 Chapel Hill, NC 

According to a 200 poll conducted by ESPN, this is considered to be the fiercest rivalry in all of sports.  That’s a pretty epic statement.  The intensity is mostly attributed to the two schools close proximity.    Once again the No.5 Duke and No.6 UNC are fighting for first place in the ACC.

2.) Rascal Flatts 2/11/2012 Verizon Arena, Little Rock, AR

This is their 2012 Winter Tour named “Thaw Out”.  This tour includes special guest Sara Evans and opener Hunter Hayes.  This summer Rascal Flatts will participates in the Summer American Band Tour with Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge.

3.) Rascal Flatts 2/10/2012 BJCC Arena Birmingham, AL

Rascal Flatts is huge in the South.  Birmingham is always a top destination for country music.

4.) Monster Jam 2/11/2012 Sun Life Stadium Miami, FL

For those unfamiliar, The tour begins in the late winter each year and ends in March with the World finals in Las Vegas every year.  For the past two years, Grave Digger and Maximum Destruction have dominated the event.

5.) AMA Supercross 2/11/2012 Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, CA

Tons of great seats are still available for the San Diego event.  A main difference between motocross and Supercross is that  supercross tracks are more technical, not as fast as motocross but have a much higher difficulty level, further adding to the injury risk factor and subsequent enthusiastic audience.
6.) Barry Manilow 2/11/2012 Radio City Music Hall New York City, NY

Mr. Manilow is taking to the road to promote his new album “Playlist: The Very Best of Barry Manilow”.  He is known for his lively and personal concert experience.

7.) George Strait, 2/10/2012 Gwinnett Center Duluth, GA

George is promoting his new album “Here for a Good Time.”   Really good tickets are still available for his Duluth show.

8.) Wilco 2/8/2012 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR

The Chicago alt rock band while not popular in the mainstream sense, certainly has a huge cult following.  Their most recent album, “The Whole Love”, was released on September 27th, 2011.

9.) Monster Jam 2/12/2012 Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL

At Monster jam shows, monster trucks face off in two different forms of competition – Racing and all the best of Freestyle.

10.) Sleeping Beauty 2/6/2012 McCallum Theatre Palm Desert, CA

The Moscow Festival Ballet’s rendition of the classic, Sleeping Beauty, is sure to be timeless and beautiful.

This top 10 list is compiled from data from our partner website Tickifieds.  Events are ranked by using a combination of page views, search queries, and unique visitors.