Red Rocks was the world’s most-attended venue in 2021


Billboard Magazine has launched its year-end chart of top-grossing and best-attended venues.

MORRISON, Colo. — Red Rocks Amphitheatre has been named the top-grossing and most-attended live performance venue of any measurement, anyplace in the world for 2021, in response to Billboard’s Boxscore.

Red Rocks had 996,570 attendees throughout the 2021 reporting interval, greater than another venue.

During its Eightieth-anniversary season, Red Rocks additionally broke its personal season file by internet hosting 233 ticketed paid occasions together with 177 live shows, 20 yoga/health packages and 36 films in the Film on the Rocks collection. Red Rocks’ earlier file for shows-per-season was 2019’s 168 live shows.

The Red Rocks live performance season began with Lotus on April 22 and ended with Playboi Carti on Nov. 19.

Red Rocks additionally had a gross ticket income of greater than $60 million on 134 live shows in 2021, the most of any venue, in response to Billboard, which tallied reported ticket gross sales by present promoters.

Highlights of the 2021 season included a six-night stand with digital music artist/producer Zhu – the most nights by one artist ever in a Red Rocks season.

Widespread Panic additionally performed its 61st, 62nd and 63rd sold-out exhibits at Red Rocks.

“A Red Rocks season like this is a tribute to dedicated artists, promoters, staff and fans,” mentioned Venue Director Tad Bowman. “Red Rocks is a special place, and every person who steps on stage, serves a drink, greets a customer, or buys a ticket owns a piece of this success.”

“It’s been an absolute whirlwind, and extremely gratifying, getting from a year that devastated so many in our industry to our own record-breaking season,” mentioned Ginger White, government director of Denver Arts & Venues. “We’re proud to play a part in Denver’s economic and cultural recovery by providing so many Colorado residents and visitors a place to gather for the joyous return of live music.”

The Red Rocks 2022 live performance schedule (introduced thus far) is steadily rising and even options some live shows postponed from 2020. We will hold this live performance schedule up to date as the live performance season approaches.  

Owned and operated by the City of Denver, the live performance venue at Red Rocks Park has been residence to a few of the most iconic live shows in historical past, from artists resembling The Beatles, U2 and Sting.

Located simply west of the Mile High City, Red Rocks Park options 738 acres of mountain climbing trails, geological wonders and astounding views.

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