December 17 / 2019
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Jumps 15 Positions Among Top 200 Arenas Worldwide for Entertainment Ticket Sales in Pollstar Magazine’s 2019 Year-End Report
Cleveland, Ohio — Despite being closed the past two summers for construction in order to complete a massive two-year transformation to update and modernize the venue, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse has been ranked No. 55 in Pollstar’s list of the top 200 arenas worldwide for entertainment ticket sales in its year-end analysis report for 2019. The concert industry’s leading trade publication’s report spans from mid-November 2018 through mid-November 2019. The ranking jumps Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse 15 positions from 2018 when the venue was ranked No. 70 worldwide.
The year-end report, which covers the global concert business, does not include ticket sales from the venue’s sporting events. The report also ranked Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse No. 33 in the United States for major concert touring attractions in 2019. The ranking jumps the FieldHouse four positions from 2018 when the venue was ranked No. 37 in the United States.
Following the grand re-opening of Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in September, the venue kicked off a new event season with some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, hosting 17 touring acts that made Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Tours measured by gross revenue – Travis Scott, Bob Seger, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Panic! At The Disco, Metallica, Cher, Mumford & Sons, KISS, Kelly Clarkson, Ariana Grande, Eric Church, New Kids On The Block, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, TOOL, Elton John and Luke Combs.
“We’re extremely proud to have reopened a completely transformed and modernized world-class venue that will continue to make Cleveland a must-stop tour destination for years to come,” said Len Komoroski, CEO of the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
The FieldHouse will continue to host a full slate of sports and entertainment for the remainder of 2019 headed into 2020 that includes the ongoing celebration of the Cavaliers 50th season, accompanied by major entertainment acts Disney On Ice (January 10-19), The Lumineers (February 8), Monster Jam (February 15-16), 2020 MAC Basketball Championship (March 11-14), NCAA March Madness (March 20-22), Michael Bublé (March 27), The Millennium Tour 2020 (April 19), JoJo Siwa (April 27), The Dude Perfect 2020 Tour (June 4), Cirque du Soleil: CRYSTAL (June 24-28) and Harry Styles (July 15) with more to be announced soon. For the most updated Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse event calendar, click here.
About Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (formerly Quicken Loans Arena) is northeast Ohio’s premier sports and entertainment facility and major attraction for top tier concert tours and family shows, as well as home to the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers, AHL Cleveland Monsters and the annual MAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. Each year, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse hosts more than 200 diverse ticketed events that draw over 2 million patrons to downtown Cleveland. Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is established as a successful host site for high profile events of international and national scope, including the 2016 Republican National Convention, the 2015-2018 NBA Finals, and the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship. In 2020, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will host NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds in Cleveland. In 2022, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will host the NBA All-Star Game. Visit rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com.