How many millions of dollars have Guns N’ Roses generated with North American tour?

How many millions of dollars have Guns N’ Roses generated with North American tour?

axl-rose-photoAccording to Billboard, Guns N’ Roses have reportedly generated just under $117 million on the strength of 21 North American tour dates from June 23, 2016 to August 22, 2016. They have also reportedly played to over one million people during that time span. In essence, the legendary sleaze rockers are taking in an average of over $4.5 million per concert!

Billboard‘s article states in part:

Guns N’ Roses grossed a whopping $116.8 million during the North American leg of its Not in This Lifetime… Tour that hit the road for nine weeks this summer. The act leads the latest slate of Hot Tours (see list, below).

GNR’s North American tour kicked off on June 23 and included a total of 21 stadiums, wrapping on Aug. 22. The nine-week jaunt was attended by more than one million fans at 25 performances. The tour heads to Latin America next with concerts booked in 11 cities during the fall, and then Asian and Australian dates are on tap for early next year…

HOT TOURS – SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Ranked by Gross. Compiled from Boxscores reported Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Rank ACT
Total Gross
Show Date Range
Venue/City (Shows/Sellouts)
Total Attendance (Capacity)

1 GUNS N’ ROSES
$116,835,698
June 23-Aug. 22
Ford Field, Detroit (1/1)
FedExField, Landover, Md. (1/0)
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo. (1/0)
guns-n-roses-photoSoldier Field, Chicago (2/0)
Paul Brown Stadium, Cleveland (1/0)
Nissan Stadium, Nashville (1/1)
Heinz Field, Pittsburgh (1/0)
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia (1/1)
Rogers Centre, Toronto (1/1)
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. (2/0)
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. (2/2)
Georgia Dome, Atlanta (1/1)
Camping World Stadium, Orlando (1/1)
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans (1/0)
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas (1/0)
NRG Stadium, Houston (1/1)
AT&T Park, San Francisco (1/1)
CenturyLink Field, Seattle (1/1)
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. (1/0)
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles (2/0)
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego (1/1)
1,048,617 (1,108,307)

2 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND
$33,632,390
July 25-Aug. 30
Granåsen Arena, Trondheim, Norway (1/1)
Frognerparken, Oslo (1/1)
Stadion Letzigrund, Zürich (1/1)
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. (3/3)
United Center, Chicago (1/1)
284,091 (284,091)

3 BARBRA STREISAND
axl-rose-photo-2$26,638,090
Aug. 1-23
Staples Center, Los Angeles (1/1)
SAP Center, San Jose, Calif. (1/1)
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas (1/1)
United Center, Chicago (1/1)
TD Garden, Boston (1/1)
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. (1/1)
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia (1/1)
Air Canada Centre, Toronto (1/1)
104,315 (104,315)

4 CELINE DION
$24,689,892
July 31-Aug. 27
Bell Centre, Montreal (10/10)
Centre Vidéotron, Quebec City (5/5)
205,532 (205,532)

5 KENNY CHESNEY
$17,926,699
Aug. 18-27
Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, Va. (1/0)
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. (1/1)
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. (2/2)
194,125 (200,214)…”