The top five concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average

The top five concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week’s ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

v (1) Paul McCartney: $3,812,872; $127.84.

v (2) Taylor Swift: $3,240,739; $86.74.

v (3) Kenny Chesney: $2,247,437; $74.74.

v (4) One Direction: $1,728,956; $65.83.

v (5) Fleetwood Mac: $1,409,843; $106.97.

“Comedy Central Roast” (10 p.m., Comedy Central): Brace yourself for another hilarious verbal beat-down as James Franco takes the hot seat for the “Comedy Central Roast.” The guest list includes Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Sarah Silverman and others.

“Uncle Grandpa” (8 p.m., Cartoon Network): Uncle Grandpa and his buddies (including, in a possible twisted homage to “Dora the Explorer,” a talking fanny pack) hit the road in an RV in the series premiere. Maybe they got it from Bret Michaels.

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Movies available Tuesday on DVD and through digital providers include:

“Empire State” (R): Starring Dwayne Johnson and Nikki Reed

“The English Teacher” (R): Starring Julianne Moore and Michael Angarano

“From Up on Poppy Hill” (PG): Starring Sarah Bolger and Anton Yelchin

“The Iceman” (R): Starring Michael Shannon and Winona Ryder

“The Lords of Salem” (R): Starring Sheri Moon Zombie and Bruce Davison

“Now You See Me” (PG-13): Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Isla Fisher

“Sharknado”: Starring Tara Reid and Ian Ziering

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Jazz shows move to Tyler Center


Niayana Recordings is moving its Second Sundays with SounDoctrine jazz shows to the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., downtown. The series, which was begun in February, previously took place at the former Lemon Grove Cafe.

The first show at the new location will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday and will feature Alton Merrell. Admission is $8 (discount available for Youngstown State University faculty, students and alumni with ID). A light dinner menu will be available. For dinner reservations, call 330-872-7256.

Merrell, a Warren native, is an assistant professor of jazz piano and jazz studies at YSU. A YSU graduate with a master of music degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Merrell has performed with gospel and jazz greats, including Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, Christian McBride, Slide Hampton and Sean Jones.

Singers needed for new groups


Greg Johnson, a local musician, songwriter, producer and keyboardist with Youngstown’s Total Package Band, is putting together a boy band and a girl group. Auditions will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Musica Studio, above J&W Crown Limousines, 1315 Market St.

For information, contact Johnson at 330-720-2485.

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