Pollstar magazine ranks Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion third in top 50 amphitheaters
Local music venue Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion was ranked third in the world for ticket sales.
Leading concert magazine Pollstar magazine issued the ranking to the Woodlands outdoor theater. During the first six months of 2012, 138,696 tickets were sold. This includes four sold-out concerts: Buzzfest 28 on April 21, Dave Matthews Band on May 18, Jimmy Buffett on June 2, and One Direction on June 24.
"Our 23rd season has been filled with a wide variety of performances and sold-out concerts. We are fortunate to be located in a strong market and have as our partner, Live Nation, the number one concert promoter in the world," said Jerry MacDonald, president and CEO of the pavilion, in a press release. "The venue itself, its location and our staff also contribute to our success."
Upcoming concerts include Joe Cocker and Huey Lewis and the News on July 21, Chicago and The Doobie Brothers on July 22, Pitbull on Aug. 2, KISS and Mötley Crüe on Aug. 3, Identity Festival on Aug. 11, Jason Mraz on Aug. 12, Sublime with Rome on Aug. 14, Iron Maiden on Aug. 18, Journey on Aug. 24, 94.5 The Buzz Honda Civic Tour with Linkin Park and Incubus on Aug. 28, Def Leppard and Poison on Sept. 1, Kelly Clarkson and The Fray on Sept. 7, Toby Keith on Sept. 8, Train on Sept. 14, Florence and the Machine on Sept. 29, and Gotye on Oct. 11.
"We are excited about the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s third-place ranking at this point in the season," said Randy McElrath, senior vice president of booking for Live Nation, in the release. "The management at the pavilion really knows their customers and treats them as friends. It is no surprise that the pavilion is one of the leading ticket sellers again this season."
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is located at 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. For more information, visit woodlandscenter.org.
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