The Rolling Stones Break Australian Ticket Sales Records
Mick Jagger, photo by Ros O'Gorman, the rolling stones, melbourne 2014

Mick Jagger photo by Ros OGorman

The Rolling Stones Break Australian Ticket Sales Records

by Paul Cashmere on November 17, 2014

in Live,News,Noise Pro

The Rolling Stones Australian tour is setting new records for ticket sales across the country.

Perth’s two-night stand generated $9.8 million in sales, according to Billboard. Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena show pulled in $4.8 million in sales, making both events the highest grossing concerts of 2014 in each city.

The outdoor show at Adelaide Oval generated $8.9 million in sales alone. The cancelled Hanging Rock show would have generated around $9 million in sales. The show has not been rescheduled and all monies have been refunded.

The Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne shows generated $23,592,983 from 92,095 ticket sales, according to Billboard. That is an average of $256 per ticket. A similar figure is expected when Sydney, Hunter Valley and Brisbane are added in.

Read the Noise11 Rolling Stones Melbourne review

Check out the Rolling Stones Melbourne photo gallery by Ros O’Gorman

The next Rolling Stones show is Tuesday, November 18 in Brisbane.

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