July 12, 2013 10:00 ET

The Rolling Stones Top Concert Ticket Sales in Q2 2013 Report

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT--(Marketwired - Jul 12, 2013) - Online ticket marketplace today released its Q2 2013 report of concert, sports, and theater ticket sale trends.

The quarter marked the start of the busy summer touring season and saw strong growth in concert ticket sales as a result. But for the first time in several quarters, it was an older generation of performers that dominated concert sales on the marketplace: The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, and Paul McCartney.

"It's not surprising to see overwhelming fan demand for such legendary acts as these," said Jessica Cushing, Associate Vice President of Online Marketing at "Their concerts attract not only older fans who want to see their favorite performers again, but also younger crowds who want to experience these high-caliber acts for the very first time."

Concert category rankings for are below. For the full Q2 report, with complete sports and theater categories rankings, please visit the Press Box.

Top Concert Acts on *

1  The Rolling Stones
2  The Eagles
3  Paul McCartney
4  Luke Bryan
5  Bruno Mars

In a quarter dominated by classic acts, Luke Bryan and Bruno Mars made their mark in the concert category on with lengthy tours and strong supporting acts. Bryan's tour bill features country up-and-comers Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line. Meanwhile, indie pop artists Ellie Goulding and Fitz & The Tantrums trade opening duties for Mars' on-going Moonshine Jungle Tour.

* Based on sales reports for April 1-June 30, 2013. Trademarked terms are the property of their respective owners and are used strictly for descriptive purposes. TicketNetwork is an online ticket marketplace and is in no way associated with the trademark owners or artists mentioned.

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