Pollstar http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Pageant a top-5 concert venue worldwide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pageant-top-5-concert-venue-worldwide <p>For the second year in a row, the Pageant in the Delmar Loop is among the top-5 concert venues in the world when it comes to ticket sales.</p><p>Pollstar, an <a href="http://www.pollstar.com/">industry website</a>, bases its rankings on reports from venues about the number of tickets sold. The Pageant was<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/kevin-johnson/the-pageant-is-listed-as-th-top-club-in-the/article_c4041848-3a5a-11e1-956f-0019bb30f31a.html"> number 5 in 2011</a>, with reported sales of 181,451 tickets.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:59:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2818 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Pageant a top-5 concert venue worldwide Pageant ranked among top five concert venues worldwide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pageant-ranked-among-top-five-concert-venues-worldwide <p>The St. Louis rock club <a href="http://www.thepageant.com/">The Pageant</a> has been <a href="http://ishootshows.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/2010YearEndTop100WorldwideClubVenueTicketSales.pdf">ranked among the top concert venues in the world</a>, according to the industry-tracker <a href="http://www.pollstar.com/">Pollstar</a>.</p><p>The Pageant was ranked number four based on sales.&nbsp; The venue sold more 186,000 tickets last year.</p><p>Pageant co-owner Joe Edwards says the ranking means that St. Louis is becoming a must-stop for touring bands.</p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:03:07 +0000 Adam Allington 299 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pageant ranked among top five concert venues worldwide