Concerts grab front row revenue seat at arena

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    Concerts again led the way as the biggest revenue generator for Van Andel Arena for the past fiscal year (July 1-June 30), accounting for 55 percent of the building’s event income. To put that revenue figure in perspective, concerts only accounted for 17.5 percent of all events held.

    Here is a breakdown of events held at the arena the past fiscal year, along with attendance and income figures.

    Event Type
    Concerts
    GR Griffins games
    Miscellaneous
    Sporting Events
    Family Shows
    Totals

    Events
    18
    40
    16
    16
    13
    103

    Attendance
    155,920
    230,220
    79,908
    51,672
    50,126
    567,846

    Income
    $1,925,888
    $589,498
    $509,442
    $345,772
    $138,264
    $3,508,864

    Source: SMG Financial Statements for Van Andel Arena, August 2010

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