(New York, NY) – The SMG managed Soldier Field in Chicago was honored with the Top Box Office Award for The Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well July 3-5, 2015 performance run at the iconic venue in Chicago. The award was presented at the 2015 Billboard Touring Awards held last week at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.
Tim LeFevour, GM for SMG’s Soldier Field, commented that the “venue was honored to be a part of the historical farewell concerts this summer in Chicago. It was certainly the hottest ticket of the summer and from the recognition last evening by Billboard Magazine it became honored as the hottest ticket of the year!”
Also recognized at the Billboard Awards was One Direction, On the Road Again Tour for Top Tour which has played three shows at SMG’s Soldier Field over the last two years. Also taking a win for Top Package was Kenny Chesney and the Big Revival Tour which also played Soldier Field – tapping one of the most successful concert summers at Soldier Field ever.