The most popular tickets bought for Valentine’s Day in 2014, is that for a Country music artist. Three artists – George Strait, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw/Faith Hill – from the genre made our Top 10 Valentine’s Day Events based on the number of tickets sold and the average price paid. But, it was not a Country artist who took the top spot!
So, what is the top ticket this Valentine’s Day? It’s world-renowned Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli. The classical singer will give fans of the Fort Lauderdale area an ultra-romantic show Feb 14 at BB&T Center for the third time in the last four years (2011, 2012). Il mio amore! There’s still time to grab your Andrea Bocelli tickets for a night of music from the romantic’s newest release, Passione, a most-appropriate collection of famed love songs for Valentine’s Day. Passione includes several beloved classics such as “Love Me Tender”, “Girl From Ipanema”, and “Sarà Settembre”.
The average amount spent on an Andrea Boccelli Valentine’s Day ticket is $680, higher than any other February 14 ticket and 60% more than Tim McGraw fans spent on their Las Vegas ticket. McGraw and Faith Hill had the second highest average paid per ticket at the time of writing. The husband-wife duo’s Soul2Soul residency was “created to pack an arena-quality show into the intimate setting of The Venetian Theatre” meaning couples can take advantage of being near the first couple of Country music when they share their love songs with the audience. To date, sports fans, music-goers, and theatre-lovers have spent an average $224 per ticket to share a special moment with their Valentine this year!
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