The top five concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket
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 (2) Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: $1,478,686; $97.32.
v (New) Bruno Mars: $1,184,010; $88.65.
v (3) Cher: $1,130,377; $90.36.
v (New) Dave Matthews Band: $1,081,476; $54.60.
v (4) Journey/Steve Miller Band: $714,809; $55.56.
“The Hotwives of Orlando” (online, Hulu Plus): How do you parody a parody? A lot of great talents, including Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey and Kristen Schaal, give it a shot in this new comedic spoof.
“Matador” (9 p.m., El Rey): A bad-boy soccer star doubles as a covert agent in this action adventure series premiere. Every time he completes a mission, somebody blows a vuvuzela.
“History Detectives Special Investigations” (9 p.m., PBS): Austin’s unsolved 1884-85 Servant Girl Murders are explored.
“Frontline” (10 p.m., PBS): A new installment of “Frontline” called “Separate and Unequal” looks at the effort by some residents in Baton Rouge, La., to form a new and better school district — one that would be mostly affluent and white.
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WWE wrestling coming to Covelli
WWE wrestling will return to Covelli Centre on Sept. 27 for a 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. July 26 at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 and at the Covelli box office. Prices are $15, $25, $35, $50 and $95.
Total Package at amphitheater
Youngstown’s Total Package Band will play a free concert at the Warren Amphitheatre on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. The band’s new song, “IIsland Party” (there are two capital I’s), written by Gregory Johnson, will be performed for the first time. The song can be heard on YouTube.com.
St. Joseph Ox Roast is this weekend
The 51st annual St. Joseph’s Ox Roast Fair will be this weekend, featuring live entertainment, amusement rides and games, an indoor casino and tractor and truck pulls.
Hours are 6-11:30 p.m. Friday; 1-11:30 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.
There will be a fireworks show Friday night, and a 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun walk Saturday.
The fair features an air-conditioned dining hall, contests, giveaways and raffles.
The parish of St. Joseph’s is at 11045 St. Joseph Blvd. in Mantua Township, off Pioneer Trail approximately a quarter-mile west of state Route 44, south of state Route 82, just north of Mantua Village.
For information, go to stjosephmantua.com or call 330-274-2253.