WBLS NEWS with Ann Tripp


Barclays Center sells $46.9M worth of Rolling Stones, Jay Z tickets in first year

Brooklyn’s in the sold-out house.

The Barclays Center, a magnet for music superstars during its first full year of business, is already the nation’s No. 1 venue in the number of tickets sold and gate revenue.

The new arena in New York ranks No. 3 worldwide in number of tickets sold, according to Pollstar magazine. And Billboard magazine ranked Barclays Center as No. 2 globally in gross ticket sales revenue at $46.9 million.

The new arena sold 657,423 tickets to concerts and family shows between Jan. 1 and June 30 — the highest figure in the U.S., Pollstar reported.

Read more: This is a link to www.nydailynews.com/new-york/barclays-center-sells-46-9m-show-tix-article-1.1407182#ixzz2ZxjKG0NL

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