The Wolf Turns 15: Top Country Concert Tours in 2003
What was the first concert you went to? If you were a country fan in 2003, the year The Wolf was 'born', chances are you saw some of the biggest grossing tours of the year, because Country was hot and the biggest names in the genre were hitting the road.
According to Pollstar, Tim McGraw came in at #17 on their Top 20 list, performing 52 shows and bringing in a little more than 32 million dollars. This song hit #2 in 2003.
Coming in at #16 on the list is Kenny Chesney, he performed 83 shows throughout the year and earned a little more than $34 million. This song hit #1 in 2003.
Sitting at #13 on the list is none other than Shania Twain. After performing only 43 shows she brought home more than $40 million. 2003 was actually the year where her hits were beginning to slow down, although she remains one of Country's favorite artists.
Just above Shania on the list of Top 20 Concerts in 2003 is Toby Keith. He performed 104 shows throughout 2003 and brought in more than $44 million. This iconic song was released that year.
Coming in at #8 and the biggest Country touring act of 2003 was The Dixie Chicks, They performed more than 65 shows and brought in almost 60.5 million dollars.
Which of these tours did you see? Did you see more than one? Let us know as we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of The Wolf all year long.