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One Direction Heads to NY, NJ and Hershey PA – Tickifieds Top 10

Top Events Week 26 (6/19/2013 to 6/26/2013)

onedirection1.  One Direction

What a year it has been for One Direction!  1D Concert ticket demand has been through the roof and is only getting stronger as they make their way across the US.  Next up, One Direction will be hitting Jones Beach in NY, East Rutherford NJ and Hershey PA.

2.  Taylor Swift

TSwift is still in canada but that has not stopped her from holding onto the #2 spot in this weeks top 10.  Taylor will be returning to the good ole USA on Saturday July 6th for a sold out show at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh PA.

3.  Justin Bieber

The Biebs continues his strong showing this week and moves up a spot to #3.  After wrapping up his tour dates on the West Coast, Justin Bieber will be headed to Oklahoma City, Dallas Texas, and Omaha Nebraska.

4.  Jack Johnson

Fans of the chill-axing sounds of Jack Johnson will be in for a treat this fall.  JJ will be hitting the road begining in September to play a series of concert in intimate settings.  His most popular tour dates include Washington DC, Upper Darby PA and Seattle WA.

5.  The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival

Dave Chapelle is returning to comedy with the Flight of the Conchords for the 2013 Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival.  This show is generating quite a buzz and is selling out large outdoor venues across the country.  Hot shows right now include Woodlands Pavillion, Fiddlers Green Amphitheater and the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater in Tinley Park IL.

6.  Queens of the Stone Age

QOTSA is bringing back alternative rock to the mainstream.  Not only is their latest album “…Like Clockwork” top the rock charts but their 2013 tour is one of the hottest tickets right now.  Popular QOTSA shows include Riverbend, Red Rocks and Stage AE in Pittsburgh.

7.  WWE Money in the Bank

World Wrestling Entertainment’s next pay per view event, Money in the Bank, is drawing heavy interest with a lineup that includes WWE Champion John Cena vs. Mark Henry, World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler, Money in the Bank All-Stars and Chris Jericho vs. Ryback.  WWE Money in the Bank will take place on 7/14/2013 in Philadelphia.

8.  John Mayer and Phillip Phillips

Music fans looking for a laid back outdoor concert to attend this summer seem to be gravitating toward John Mayer and Phil Phillips this year.  Normally this spot would be reserved for the Dave Matthews Band but these two have seemed to carve out their own niche.  Popular shows include Red Rocks, Milwaukee Summerfest and Bethel Woods.

9.  The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers recently announced a slew of shows for a fall tour.  They got a nice bunch in interest from the announcement with tickets going on sale on Friday.  Hot shows include the UIC Pavillion in ChicagoDarlings Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor and Sleep Country Amphitheater in Ridgefield.

10.  Mumford and Sons

The extremely popular bluegrass jam-band Mumford and Sons recently announced a 13-date tour that kicks off in August.  The tour includes four rescheduled shows that they were forced to postpone after Ted Dwane was diagnosed with blood clot on his brain.  All seems well for the band now.

 

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!

 

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.

1D Surges with Announcement of 2014 Where We Are Tour – Tickifieds Top 10

ampliveTop Events Week 21 (5/15/2013 to 5/22/2013)

1.  One Direction

Directioners got a treat last week as 1D announced plans for a 2014 “Where We Are” world tour.   So far 1D has announced shows in Bogata Columbia, Lima Peru, Santiago Chile, Buenos Aires Argentina, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo Brazil, Dublin Ireland and 4 shows in the UK (Sunderland, Manchester, Edinburgh and London).  With the news, One Direction garnered even more of a share of total traffic at Tickifieds.com.

2.  Amp Live

If you haven’t heard about AMP Live….time to open up your ears.  On Sunday June 16th, the Meadowbrook Festival in Rochester Hills Michigan will open up the gates fans of Carly Rae Jepsen Cher Lloyd & Emblem3.  This event is selling a large volume of tickets at extremely affordable prices (lawn seats are going for less than $20!).  Time to get in on the action!

3.  Boots and Hearts Music Festival

The 2013 Boots and Hearts Music Fest has a killer lineup of country acts including  Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Kid Rock, Alabama and the Band Perry.  Ticket to this 3 day event in Bowmanville, ON are going fast!

4.  Sting

A bit of a surprise here as Sting hasn’t had any recent onsale events nor tour annoucments.  However, there was a spike in demand for Sting tickets (especially over the weekend).  Popular shows include 6/5 at Red Rocks, 6/7 at Ravinia (Highland Park, IL) and at the Santa Barbara Bowl on 6/3.

5. Tim McGraw

Country music superstar Tim McGraw got a bump this week after the announcment of 3 additional shows on the schedule for his 2013 tour.  Mr. McGraw added shows in Scottsdale AZ, Mulvane KS and Allegan, MI.

6.  Brazil vs Portugal Soccer

International soccer is always a pretty good draw but the upcoming match between Brazil and Portugal is certainly generating some buzz.  The game will take place on September 9th 2013 at Gillette Stadium near Boston.

7.  Firefly Music Festival

The 2013 Firefly Music Festival will feature an impressive lineup that includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Vampire Weekend, and Foster the People.  It’s no wonder this event is getting a ton of ticket interest as the festival date approaches.  The event will take place in Dover Delaware from Friday June 21 to Sunday June 23, 2013.

8.  Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings barely made it to the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs but that has not stopped them from taking a 2-1 series lead over the #1 seeded Chicago Blackhawks. Game 4 will take place in Detroit on Thursday May 23rd with Game 5 in Chicago on Saturday May 25th.  Tickets to this series should sell extremely well!

9.  Taylor Swift

Miss Swift’s Red Tour is still going plenty strong as she is currently out on the road with Ed Sheeran.  Popular upcoming shows include Philadelphia on 7/20, Toronto 6/15 and Ames Iowa on 8/1.

10.  EDC – Electric Daisy Carnival

Fans of electronic and dance music will be gathering this summer in Chicago and Las Vegas for the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival.  EDC Chicago will take place this weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet.  EDC Las Vegas will be on 6/21 to 6/23 at the Las Vegas Speedway.

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.