Motley Crue and Def Leppard have packed homes for years, however in 2022 the veteran bands skilled the most important promoting excursions of their respective careers. In keeping with Billboard, the “Stadium Tour” bought 1.3 million tickets this summer season, incomes a whopping $173.5 million. The tour additionally featured assist from Poison, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Classless Act, enjoying to stadium-sized audiences.
Additional breaking down the financials, the two-night keep at Boston’s Fenway Park bought 64,000 tickets for a complete of $9.3 million. As well as, 4 different particular person exhibits (Charlotte, Denver, Glendale and Inglewood) surpassed the $6 million mark. Total, the tour averaged $4.96 million per cease.
From a ticketing standpoint, “The Stadium Tour” averaged 37,520 tickets per evening, which was greater than thrice the scale that any of the bands had averaged on their very own on earlier excursions.
“The Stadium Tour” was first introduced pre-pandemic lockdown, with the dates being pushed again attributable to well being issues over the previous two years. However now that the tour has taken place, Motley Crue, who got here out of retirement for the run, have alluded to persevering with the tour past the summer season U.S. leg.
This previous weekend, singer Vince Neil revealed that the teams would take the tour internationally, and that Motley Crue would return stateside in 2024. Neil additionally hinted at a doable Las Vegas residency for the group as effectively.
Stadium Tour, Opening Night time Images – Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts + Classless Act
See pictures from opening evening of the Stadium Tour.