ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The House of Blues at Showboat Atlantic City is one of the country's premier live music venues, boasting impressive worldwide ticket sales. The House of Blues has shown consistent and notable growth, according to POLLSTAR MAGAZINE's Top 100 Club Venues list, which documents ticket sales. The House of Blues at Showboat is part of Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City and plays host to some of music's biggest names, including 50 Cent, Iggy Pop, and Brandon Flowers.
In 2007, the HOB at Showboat Atlantic City topped ticket sales, reaching a permanent place on the Top 100 list. In 2008, the venue was ranked #38 worldwide and has continued to move up the list, landing itself the remarkable #20 ranking with over 90,000 tickets sold in 2010. Additionally, the House of Blues at Showboat is the #1 most successful venue in the House of Blues portfolio.
"We are very proud to be making our way up the Top 100 rankings and are eager to continue offering the hottest music acts at the House of Blues at Showboat," said Joe Domenico, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Showboat and Bally's Atlantic City. "Atlantic City has become one of the country's top entertainment destinations and the House of Blues is excited to keep the momentum going in 2011."
The House of Blues at Showboat Atlantic City offers music fans a wide array of concert offerings from different genres. In the upcoming months, HOB will play host to musical talents including Motorhead, Diddy Dirty Money, Blues King of Chicago Buddy Guy and eight-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan.
About Showboat Atlantic City
Showboat Atlantic City is a world-class entertainment destination that captures the spirit of Mardi Gras 365 days a year. Home to the Northeast's only House of Blues, seven eateries and restaurants, a high-energy casino, extensive nightlife options, a fitness center, pool and the best live shows on the planet, Showboat was voted "Best Theme" in Casino Player magazine's 2008 Best of Gaming Survey. Showboat is located at 801 Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more information, call 1-800-621-0200 or visit www.showboatac.com
SOURCE Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City