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15 Canadian Venues Rank in List of Top 200 Busiest Arena Venues Globally

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Toronto's Air Canada Centre, the world's 11th busiest arena venue.

Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, the world’s 11th busiest arena venue.

Global concert listing website Pollstar (www.pollstar.com) has tallied the number of tickets sold in 2014 at the world’s busiest arena venues. In its list of the 200 busiest arenas, there are 15 Canadian venues that make the list, with Toronto’s Air Canada Centre ranking the highest at number 11 globally with 584,729 tickets sold last year. Three U.K. venues hold the top three spots, with London’s O2 taking the top spot with 1,818,742 tickets sold.

The Canadian venues in the top 200 are:

11- Air Canada Centre – Toronto, ON (584,729 tickets)

31- Bell Centre – Montreal, QC (442,710 tickets)

33- Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB (405,408 ticket)

64- MTS Centre – Winnipeg, MB (241,045 tickets)

65- Canadian Tire Centre – Ottawa, ON (237,055 tickets)

66- Rogers Centre – Vancouver, BC (224,400 tickets)

68- Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB (210,727 tickets)

83- Budweiser Gardens – London, ON (160,160 tickets)

85- SaskTel Centre – Saskatoon, SK (155,655 tickets)

132- FirstOntario Centre – Hamilton, ON (96,467 tickets)

137- General Motors Centre – Oshawa, ON (89,466 tickets)

161- Scotiabank Centre – Halifax, NS (67,103 tickets)

164- Abbotsford Centre – Abbotsford, BC (65,923 tickets)

189- Rogers K-Rock Centre – Kingston, ON (49,887 tickets)

197- Mile One Centre – St. John’s, NL (46,116 tickets)

 

To view the entire list, go to www.pollstarpro.com/files/charts2014/2014YearEndWorldwideTicketSalesTop200ArenaVenues.pdf.

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