New Figures Reveal Gross Sales From Phish’s Baker’s Dozen

first_imgBillboard’s Current Boxscore aggregates information about high-selling concerts and runs, ranking them from highest grossing down. For this week’s column, Phish has topped the chart with their historic Baker’s Dozen run at Madison Square Garden. Baker’s Dozen spanned thirteen nights across July 21st through August 4th, and according to Billboard’s Boxscore, grossed $15,041,405 in total sales. With the shows’ estimated capacity of 236,278 people, 227,385 people attended the concerts across the boards, selling out five of the thirteen performances.Donut Sampler: Relive Phish’s Baker’s Dozen By Rewatching These Free Pro-Shot VideosWhile this figure is by no means chump change, the mean gross sales figure from across the thirteen shows ends up coming in at $1,157,031 per night. To put this figure into perspective, ranking fifth on the Boxscore column is Dead & Company with their sold-out June 24th performance at Citi Field in New York, which grossed a little over $4 million dollars in total for one night. However, this difference can be handily accounted for by ticket prices and venue size. For Dead & Company’s summer tour, tickets rang in at just about $150 or $40, while Phish’s four different price tiers across Baker’s Dozen ranging from $74 to $54 dollars, and Citi Field has about 6,500 more seats than Madison Square Garden’s 20,789 capacity.Some Internet Genius Compiled AUDs Of The Entire Baker’s Dozen Run In This Sweet WebsiteFor those of us who might need to revisit a math classroom, gross sales figures are the grand total of all sales for a given period—meaning it doesn’t account for the costs of producing the event itself. That said, the exact numbers related to profit and how much Phish actually made from the run are still disclosed.[H/T JamBase; Photo: Chad Anderson]last_img read more

Chelsea confirm Alexandre Pato loan deal

first_imgChelsea have confirmed the loan signing of Brazil international Alexandre Pato.Pato, 26, joins on loan from Corinthians until the end of the season.“I am so happy to sign for Chelsea. It is a dream for me. I am looking forward to meeting and getting to know my new team-mates and cannot wait to play,” Pato told the club’s official website.“I thank Chelsea for their support and hope I can repay this faith to the club and its fans.”Pato, capped 27 times by Brazil, moved to AC Milan as a precocious 17-year-old in 2007 before returning to his native Brazil in 2013 with Corinthians.The Brazil striker has spent the last two seasons on loan at Sao Paulo, where he has scored 19 goals in 59 league games. Pato’s arrival at the west London club could hasten the departure of Loic Remy with a number of Premier League clubs – including Leicester, Crystal Palace and Newcastle United – said to interested in the France international.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoyFMSports. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more