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Tickifieds Top Events Week 9, 2012

Duke BasketballAlthough March is still a few days away, college basketball is really starting to dominate events for week 9 of 2012 (February 27th through March 4th).  Most NCAA teams are wrapping up their regular season this week and preparing for the conference tournaments with big games against some heated rivals.

In this week’s top event we see #4 Duke Blue Devils matched up against #6  North Carolina Tarheels.  Both teams are tied with 25-4 records (12-2 in the ACC) and the winner will get the #1 seed in the ACC Tournament.  Also likely on the line is a top seed in the NCAA Tournament.  Barring a complete collapse by the winner of this game in the ACC Tourney, the top ACC team will like earn a #1 seed in on of the NCAA Regionals.

Aside from the big ACC game, top events this week include some key SEC and Big 10 matchups and so big time concerts.  So with further delay, here are your top 10 events this week!

Top Events 2012 Week 7 (2/27/2012 to 3/4/2012)

1.  Duke vs North Carolina Basketball 3/3/2012 Cameron Indoor Stadium

ACC college basketball fans have the matchup they have been waiting for all season.  The Cameron Crazies at Cameron Indoor Arena will be rocking for this game!

2.  Michigan State vs Ohio State Basketball 3/4/2012 Breslin Center

Although Michigan State already has the 2012 Big 10 Championship wrapped up, the #10 Ohio State Buckeyes will be looking to make a statement against the #5 Spartans.  A convincing win and MSU might have a shot at a #1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

3.  Florida vs Kentucky Basketball 3/4/2012 Oconnell Center

The #16 Florida Gators will be looking to improve their NCAA Tournament seed by beating the #1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats. Last time these two teams met, the Gators got smoked by 20 points!

4.  Van Halen 3/3/2012  Mohegan Sun Arena

David Lee Roth is back with Van Halen and tickets to their show in Uncasville sold out extremely quickly.  With their massive 2012 tour underway, expect Van Halen to be frequent members of the top 10 club.

5.  Eric Church 3/3/2012 Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Country crooner Eric Church is one of the hottest country musicians currently on tour.  His party songs like “Homeboy”, “Smoke a little Smoke”, and “Drink in my hand” are sure to be hit during his live performances.

6.  Bruce Hornsby 3/2/2012 Smothers Theatre

Most people think of Bruce Hornsby as a 80’s pop icon but his true fans know his as the musical genius he is.  Aside from his hit albums with The Range, he also was a key member of the Grateful Dead from 1988 until Jerry Garcia’s death in 1995.

7.  Luke Bryan 3/2/2012 Forrest County Multi Purpose Center

Luke Bryan is probably most famous for his campy “Rain is a Good Thing” song but this country musician has blossomed into a true country music star with his latest album “Tailgates and Tanlines”.

8  Red Hot Chili Peppers 2/29/2012 San Diego Sports Arena

Anthony Kiedis, Flea, and the gang are back together selling out shows across the country.  Their show in their homestate is garnering quite a bit of attention.

9.  International Friendly: Chile vs. Ghana 2/29/2012 PPL Park

With the World Cup coming this summer, many international teams are scheduling in some “Friendlies” here on US soil.  Soccer seems to be gaining traction with fans in America of late so expect to see plenty of these type of games making the top 10 list in the future.

10.  The Black Keys 3/4/2012 Schottenstein Center

The Black Keys are turning out to be one of the biggest rock bands on this generation.  If generation X was during the 90’s, what generation are we up to now?

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.

2012 Van Halen A Different Kind of Truth Tour Schedule

2012 Van Halen Tour ScheduleLegendary rock band Van Halen is back in a big way after the announcement of their 2012 A Different Kind of Truth U.S. Tour.  The tour will promote their 12th studio album by the same name- their 1st in nearly 14 years (Van Halen III 1998) and their first with David Lee Roth since their 1984 release 1984.  What has Van Halen’s fans excited is the fact that David Lee Roth is back with the band and in studio.

The album A Different Kind of Truth is scheduled to be released in February but they have already released one of their singles, “Tatoo”.  Check out the video below:

The 2012 Van Halen tour will kick of on February 18th at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville Kentucky.  At total of 45 concert dates have been released thus far.

2012 Van Halen Tour Schedule

2/18/12, KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY
2/20/12, The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
2/22/12, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
2/24/12, United Center, Chicago, IL
2/28/12, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
3/1/12, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
3/3/12, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT
3/5/12, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
3/9/12, First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY
3/11/12, TD Garden, Boston, MA
3/15/12, Bell Centre, Montreal, QC
3/17/12, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
3/21/12, Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, ON
3/24/12, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ
3/28/12, Verizon Center, Washington, DC
3/30/12, Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA
4/1/12, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL
4/10/12, BankAtlantic Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
4/12/12, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, FL
4/14/12, Amway Arena, Orlando, FL
4/16/12, Jacksonville Arena, Jacksonville, FL
4/19/12, Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
4/21/12, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC
4/25/12, Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC
4/27/12, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
5/1/12, BOK Center, Tulsa, OK
5/5/12, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA
5/7/12, Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
5/9/12, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB
5/11/12, Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB
5/17/12, MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB
5/19/12, Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
5/22/12, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO
5/24/12, Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
5/27/12, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
6/1/12, STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA
6/3/12, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
6/5/12, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA
6/12/12, Honda Center, Anaheim, CA
6/14/12, Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA
6/16/12, US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
6/20/12, American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
6/22/12, AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX
6/24/12, Toyota Center, Houston, TX
6/26/12, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA

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