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The United States of Events: America's Top Concert-Going Cities by Genre

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A version of this article originally appeared on Hypebot.

 

Ticketing and event platform Eventbrite has released a list of America's top event-going cities along with the "United States of Events," a visualization of the event-going trends in America's largest 25 cities. The company leveraged its platform of millions of events to zoom in on attendance themes. Here are the results of its study and how major US markets rank by genre.

Overall music ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Charlotte
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Dallas
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Nashville
  10. Chicago
  11. Denver
  12. San Antonio
  13. Boston
  14. San Diego
  15. Portland
  16. Washington
  17. San Jose
  18. Seattle
  19. Columbus
  20. Phoenix
  21. Baltimore
  22. Detroit
  23. Indianapolis
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

EDM event ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Charlotte
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Dallas
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Chicago
  10. Boston
  11. San Antonio
  12. San Diego
  13. Nashville
  14. Denver
  15. Portland
  16. San Jose
  17. Washington
  18. Seattle
  19. Columbus
  20. Phoenix
  21. Detroit
  22. Indianapolis
  23. Baltimore
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

Rock 'n' roll event ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Charlotte
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Dallas
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Nashville
  10. Denver
  11. Chicago
  12. San Antonio
  13. San Diego
  14. Boston
  15. Baltimore
  16. Portland
  17. Washington
  18. San Jose
  19. Phoenix
  20. Seattle
  21. Columbus
  22. Detroit
  23. Indianapolis
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

Hip-hop event ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Dallas
  6. Charlotte
  7. Los Angeles
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Chicago
  10. Nashville
  11. San Antonio
  12. Denver
  13. Boston
  14. San Diego
  15. Washington
  16. San Jose
  17. Portland
  18. Seattle
  19. Phoenix
  20. Baltimore
  21. Columbus
  22. Detroit
  23. Indianapolis
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

Jazz event ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Charlotte
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Dallas
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Nashville
  10. Denver
  11. Chicago
  12. San Antonio
  13. Boston
  14. Portland
  15. San Diego
  16. Washington
  17. San Jose
  18. Seattle
  19. Columbus
  20. Detroit
  21. Phoenix
  22. Baltimore
  23. Indianapolis
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

Country event ticket sales

  1. Austin
  2. San Francisco
  3. Houston
  4. New York City
  5. Charlotte
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Dallas
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Nashville
  10. Denver
  11. Chicago
  12. San Antonio
  13. Portland
  14. Boston
  15. San Diego
  16. San Jose
  17. Washington
  18. Indianapolis
  19. Columbus
  20. Seattle
  21. Detroit
  22. Phoenix
  23. Baltimore
  24. Jacksonville
  25. Fort Worth

Most event-going cities in the US

Eventbrite analyzed hundreds of thousands of tickets sold to events of all types in America's 25 largest cities in 2014, which surfaced America's most outgoing cities.

  1. New York City, NY
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Austin, TX
  4. Los Angeles, CA
  5. Chicago, IL
  6. Houston, TX
  7. Boston, MA
  8. Dallas, TX
  9. Philadelphia, PA
  10. San Diego, CA

 

Bruce Houghton is the editor and publisher at Hypebot.

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