SOURCE: TicketNews.com

March 06, 2007 10:00 ET

MLB and Margaritaville Top the Charts

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2007 --TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 2/26/07-3/04/07.

This week's big winners include Jimmy Buffett, Penn & Teller, and "Grease."

                 OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                             This Week       Last Week
The Police                            1              1
Wicked                                2              2
Jimmy Buffett                         3             n/a
Kenny Chesney                         4              6
Boston Red Sox                        5              7
Houston Rodeo                         6              8
Jersey Boys                           7              4
New York Yankees                      8             n/a
Keith Urban                           9              3
Eric Clapton                         10              9
Jimmy Buffett's solid fan base lands him on the Overall Top Events Chart this week. With the support and devotion of Parrotheads everywhere behind him, he rockets straight to the number three spot.
                 TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                             This Week       Last Week
Boston Red Sox                        1              1
Houston Rodeo                         2              2
New York Yankees                      3              3
Chicago Cubs                          4              4
St. Louis Cardinals                   5             n/a
WWE                                   6             10
UAW Daimler-Chrysler 400              7             n/a
Los Angeles Lakers                    8             n/a
Dallas Mavericks                      9              5
Oscar De La Hoya                     10             n/a
Major League Baseball dominates the Top Sports Events chart, claiming four of the top five spots. The St. Louis Cardinals, 2006 World Series Champions, debut at number five. They join the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Chicago Cubs, who remain at positions one, three, and four, respectively.
                  TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                             This Week       Last Week
Wicked                                1              1
Jersey Boys                           2              2
Lion King                             3              4
Monty Python's Spamalot               4              5
Mary Poppins                          5              3
The Color Purple                      6              7
Blue Man Group                        7              6
Cirque Du Soleil:
 The Beatles: "LOVE"                  8              8
Mamma Mia!                            9             10
Phantom of the Opera                 10              9


            TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

Event                            This Week        Last Week
Wicked                                1              1
Jersey Boys                           2              2
Mary Poppins                          3              3
The Color Purple                      4              6
Monty Python's Spamalot               5              5
Lion King                             6              4
Mamma Mia!                            7              9
Phantom of the Opera                  8              7
Grease                                9             n/a
Tarzan - The Musical                 10              8
"Grease" works its way back onto the charts to take the number nine spot. It stands out among the other productions as the only show in the New York City Top Ten that has yet to open.
                   TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                            This Week        Last Week
The Police                            1              1
Jimmy Buffett                         2              8
Kenny Chesney                         3              4
Keith Urban                           4              2
Eric Clapton                          5              5
Christina Aguilera                    6              6
Justin Timberlake                     7              3
Roger Waters                          8              9
Céline Dion                           9             n/a
Bob Seger                            10              7



                  TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                            This Week        Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day                1              1
Cirque Du Soleil:
 The Beatles: "LOVE"                  2              2
Elton John: The Red Piano             3              3
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                 4              4
Penn & Teller                         5              9
Barry Manilow: Music and Passion      6              7
The Fab Four                          7             n/a
Cirque Du Soleil: "Mystère"           8             10
Monty Python's Spamalot               9              6
Folies Bergère                       10             n/a
Penn & Teller settle back into the number five position after a brief disappearing act followed by a week at the bottom of the chart.

Cirque Du Soleil still has a strong hold on the Vegas market, taking three of the ten top spots again this week.

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