The high-end totals for Pollstar’s Third-quarter Top 100 Outdoor/Festival Sites are down from last year, but the bottom-end of the chart is on the up.
The top slot at this point in the year is held by
The total number of reported tickets at the 81,338-capacity Stade de France was 508,734, a significant step down from the 815,909
The second slot this year is occupied by Foro Sol with 493,245 reported tickets, which is also down from 2016’s number two of Wembley Stadium, which reported 578,560. Foro Sol has hosted multiple nights of U2, Metallica, Justin Bieber and “Vive Latino” featuring Foxygen, Rancid and many others.
In general the Top 10 are all down from 2016, but the number 100 was up. The tail slot is held by
The last point at which last year’s numbers were higher is number 36, where Atlanta’s
Overall the Top 100 moved a reported 10,955,691 tickets through the first three quarters, a substantial downtick from 2016’s 12,459,967, which may have represented a high watermark.
Conspicuously absent from 2017’s 3Q list is
The data for these reports is all voluntarily submitted to Pollstar, and we highly encourage organizers to report as much data as possible.