The most popular concert tickets, tour stops, and artists around the country, based on SeatGeek data through Wednesday, January 8th.
Welcome to our weekly report on the world of live music, based on exclusive data from SeatGeek, a ticketing platform that enables fans to buy and sell tickets for sports, concert, and theater events. Read on for insights into the most popular artists and festivals from the prior and upcoming weeks.
Most Popular Artists and Festivals
Past Week, Based on SeatGeek Web Traffic
1. Post Malone (Rank last week: 2)
Post Malone is as popular as ever due to his new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, and his current “Runaway Tour.” The tour will pick back up in February 2020, and is currently slated to run through June 25 in Salt Lake City at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
2. Coachella Festival (Rank last week: 54)
Although we’re still in the doldrums of winter, it’s almost time to start getting pumped for Coachella. The popular annual California fest has just dropped details behind its 2020 lineup, with Rage Against the Machine headlining.
3. Billie Eilish (Rank last week: 1)
Besides a January 18 performance at iHeartRadio’s ALTer Ego festival, held at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, fans won’t be able to catch Billie Eilish live until her “Where Do We Go? Tour” kicks off in March.
4. Harry Styles (Rank last week: 3)
Harry Styles has a busy 2020. The former One Direction frontman is hitting the road next year for the “Love On Tour” trek, which will feature Jenny Lewis and King Princess as openers. The North American leg kicks off on June 26 in Philadelphia.
5. Trippie Redd (Rank last week: 4)
Lil Mosey has dropped a video ft. Trippie Redd, “Never Scared,” right in time. Trippie Redd will be hitting the road for the “Love Me More Tour” in just a few weeks, kicking things off on January 22 at the Showbox SODO in Seattle.
SeatGeek “Rising” Artists and Festivals
Past Week, Based on the Percent Increase in SeatGeek Web Traffic
1. Coachella Festival +1360%
California’s annual Coachella Festival has announced details for its 2020 edition. Enjoy headliners Frank Ocean, Tame Impala and a Rage Against the Machine reunion this April in Indio.
2. Rascal Flatts +726%
After an impressive run in the country music biz, the legendary trio Rascal Flatts are calling it quits. The band has announced details behind the “Life is a Highway” farewell tour, which is slated to kick off on June 11 in Indianapolis, IN.
3. Jimmy Buffett: +206%
The margarita man himself, Jimmy Buffett, has announced another batch of tour dates slated for 2020. The “Slack Tide Tour” will kick off on April 16 with intermittent performances throughout the year.
4. Calibash: +146%
Fans of Calibash, rejoice. The singing sensation will be appearing live three times this month, alongside Bad Bunny and Rosalia. The first two performances will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 11 and 12, followed by a concert at T-Mobile Arena in Vegas on January 25.
5. Rod Stewart: +141%
Rod Stewart has just revealed his 2020 touring plans. In between long stretches holding down his residency at Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace, Stewart will tour North America for several months. The first of his traveling shows this year comes at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida.
Most Popular Upcoming Tour Stops and Festivals
Upcoming Week, Based on SeatGeek Ticket Sales
It’s a hotbed of activity in Los Angeles this week, with top performers filling in seats at some of the city’s top venues. On January 11, Calibash (alongside Bad Bunny and Rosalia) will take the stage at the Staples Center, where just two days before Kane Brown will have also sold out the stadium. Calibash will do it again on January 12, with yet another performance at the iconic City of Angels venue.
Rex Orange County, well into his “Pony Tour,” is also performing in LA, only he’ll be at the Shrine Auditorium on January 10 and 11. Or, you can travel a couple hours south and see Tool take the stage at the Viejas Arena in San Diego on January 10. Billy Joel will be in the other hot part of the country, Florida, for a gig at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. You can also catch Celine Dion, first at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta and then the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.