Making a thunderous impact
The biggest names in music and entertainment took the world, and Rogers Place, by storm in 2017! According to Pollstar, of the top 100 grossing tours worldwide, 22 have taken over Rogers Place and Edmonton, with three shows yet to come. Not only did the top tours worldwide make Edmonton a must-stop destination, 27 of the top North American Tours took to our stage, with two more still to come in 2018!
With all of these incredible acts taking our stage, you won’t want to miss your favourite artist when they come to Rogers Place this year!
TOP 100 TOURS 2017 – WORLDWIDE
3. COLDPLAY → A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS TOUR
4. BRUNO MARS → 24K MAGIC WORLD TOUR
6. DEPECHE MODE → GLOBAL SPIRIT TOUR
8. ED SHEERAN → DIVIDE WORLD TOUR
10. GARTH BROOKS → GARTH BROOKS WORLD TOUR
13. ROGER WATERS → US + THEM WORLD TOUR
14. LADY GAGA → JOANNE WORLD TOUR
16. THE WEEKND → STARBOY: LEGEND OF THE FALL PHASE TWO
17. TIM MCGRAW & FAITH HILL → SOUL2SOUL
18. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS → THE GETAWAY WORLD TOUR
29. CIRQUE DU SOLEIL → “TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT”
36. JOHN MAYER → THE SEARCH FOR EVERYTHING WORLD TOUR
37. QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT
52. JAY – Z → 4:44 TOUR
57. KINGS OF LEON → WALLS TOUR
66. DEF LEPPARD
75. FUTURE → HNDRXX
79. IMAGINE DRAGONS → EVOLVE WORLD TOUR
93. LIONEL RICHIE → ALL THE HITS
98. MATCHBOX TWENTY/COUNTING CROWS
STILL TO COME!
CONCRETE & GOLD TOUR
The first U.S. leg of the Concrete and Gold Tour has continued to storm through sold-out arenas in Richmond, Greensboro, Cincinnati, Sioux Falls and more, with Foo Fighters consistently reaching new peaks of their estimable powers. Most recently, the Herald Whig in Champaign IL raved “the energy didn’t slow down at all during the near-three-hour set… If you get the chance, make sure you don’t miss out.
Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling artists in the history of recorded music, with an estimated 200 million records sold worldwide. With his signature voice, narrative songwriting, trendsetting style and passionate live performances he’s transcended all genres of popular music, from rock, folk, soul, R&B, new wave, and even the Great American Song Book; making him one of the few stars to enjoy chart-topping albums throughout every decade of his five-decade-long career.
DIVINATION WORLD TOUR
For 40 years and as many albums later, Santana has sold more than 100 million records and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, Santana has won ten GRAMMY® Awards and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards. Among many other honors, Carlos Santana has been cited by Rolling Stone as #15 on their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”
TOP 200 GROSSING TOURS 2017 – NORTH AMERICA
2. BRUNO MARS → 24K MAGIC WORLD TOUR
4. GARTH BROOKS → GARTH BROOKS WORLD TOUR
6. ROGER WATERS → US + THEM WORLD TOUR
7. LADY GAGA → JOANNE WORLD TOUR
8. COLDPLAY → A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS TOUR
10. TIM MCGRAW & FAITH HILL → SOUL2SOUL
11. ED SHEERAN → DIVIDE WORLD TOUR
12. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS → THE GETAWAY WORLD TOUR
17. THE WEEKND → STARBOY: LEGEND OF THE FALL PHASE TWO
26. JAY-Z → 4:44 TOUR
28. JOHN MAYER → THE SEARCH FOR EVERYTHING WORLD TOUR
34. DEPECHE MODE → GLOBAL SPIRIT TOUR
42. QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT
43. DEF LEPPARD
55. IMAGINE DRAGONS → EVOLVE WORLD TOUR
58. KINGS OF LEON → WALLS TOUR
61. FUTURE → HNDRXX
63. LIONEL RICHIE → ALL THE HITS
68. MATCHBOX TWENTY/COUNTING CROWS
70. FOO FIGHTERS → CONCRETE AND GOLD TOUR*
76. NICKELBACK → FEED THE MACHINE
77. CIRQUE DU SOLEIL → “TORUK – THE FIRST FLIGHT”
79. ROD STEWART*
89. SANTANA → DIVINATION WORLD TOUR*
94. THE LUMINEERS → CLEOPATRA WORLD TOUR
102. ARCADE FIRE → INIFINITE CONTENT 2017
107. ONE REPUBLIC
*Shows with an asterisk are still to come to Rogers Place.
STILL TO COME!
81. JEFF DUNHAM: PASSIVELY AGGRESSIVE TOUR
Record-breaking, global comedy superstar, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters on the road this fall through spring 2018, as America’s favorite ventriloquist tours North America on his 60-city Passively Aggressive tour. Dunham, a Guinness World Record holder for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour,” has built an entertainment empire over years of non-stop touring and innovation. With over a million YouTube subscribers amassing over a billion views, he has carved out his own unique space in the comedy world leading to record-breaking viewership with his comedy specials on Comedy Central and NBC. His 2015 standup special, Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood, debuted on NBC Primetime in the fall and ranked as the time period’s top non-sports program on the Big 4 in every key measure.
The EAGLES are one of the most influential and commercially successful American rock bands of all time. With their profound lyrics, harmonies and country-tinged melodies, they created a signature Southern California sound. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, have scored six #1 albums and have topped the singles charts five times. The band has been awarded six GRAMMY® Awards. The Eagles have performed sold-out concert tours worldwide throughout their career. The band’s 2014 History of the Eagles Tour broke numerous U.S. box office records and included five sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY and six sold-out concerts at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 in their first year of eligibility and received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016.