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Rush R40 Live tour official attendance and sales figures update

Thu, Sep 3, 2015@11:40AM | comments

Official sales and attendance figures for Rush's R40 Live tour have been slowly trickling in over the past couple of months and Billboard Boxscore just reported another round of dates this past week (thanks Sean). This brings the total number of Rush shows reported so far up to eight. Judging by the numbers for these eight shows, the R40 Live tour has been by far Rush's most successful tour in recent memory, with six of the eight shows reported being sellouts and the remaining two close to it at around 95% capacity. Although official numbers haven't been released yet, it's also been reported that both the Atlanta and Newark shows were sellouts as well, along with anecdotal evidence of several of the other unreported shows selling out. All but two of the shows reported so far have grossed well over $1 million, with the June 29th show at Madison Square Garden bringing in a whopping $1,507,393. Both of the sold out Toronto shows were the most attended so far, with a crowd of 14,182 each. You can check out the specific numbers for the eight shows reported below or in tour section:

Fri, May 8: BOK Center - Tulsa, OK
Attendance / Capacity: 9,830 / 10,355
Gross Ticket Sales: $817,400

Wed, May 20: Toyota Center - Houston, TX
Attendance / Capacity: 11,202 / 11,202
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,046,297

Sun, May 24: Amalie Arena - Tampa, FL
Attendance / Capacity: 13,435 / 13,923
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,176,535

Wed, June 17: Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
Attendance / Capacity: 14,182 / 14,182
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,270,992

Fri, June 19: Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
Attendance / Capacity: 14,182 / 14,182
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,270,992

Sun, June 21: Bell Centre - Montreal, QC
Attendance / Capacity: 13,024 / 13,024
Gross Ticket Sales: $939,304

Thu, June 25: Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, PA
Attendance / Capacity: 13,476 / 13,476
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,340,006

Mon, June 29: Madison Square Garden - New York, NY
Attendance / Capacity: 13,554 / 13,554
Gross Ticket Sales: $1,507,393

The tour also made's list of the Top 100 Worldwide and Top 100 North American tours for the first half of 2015, coming in at #27 on the Worldwide list, and #14 on the North American list. Rush's strong July tour numbers pushed their ranking even higher, and Pollstar's updated Top 20 Global Concert Tours list released last week had Rush moving up a few spots to #12.