Sports fans feast on Turkey Day fare

BAS Blog Thanksgiving Image 1Sure there’s the tender oven roasted turkey, and the heavenly honey-baked ham. Oh, and the moist creamy mashed potatoes, savory sweet onion and mushroom stuffing and glorious rich golden gravy.

Yummy. And let’s not forget the browned butternut squash, choice chilled cranberry, cheesy green bean casserole and flaky buttermilk biscuits – along with the sumptuous  spiced pumpkin pie topped with a dollop of wicked wild Irish whipped cream. But that’s just for appetizers. Read More...

Anna, Elsa edge Barbie as top Holiday toy

BAS Blog Anna Elsa Doll Image 1Disney’s “Frozen” has been on fire since its release just over one year ago. First the movie quickly became the highest-grossing animated film of all time. Now the two Scandinavian princesses from the hot hit film have become more popular than Barbie herself. What’s this world coming to?

It looks, in fact, like Barbie’s reign as top doll may be over. She’s no longer the doll most  parents expect to buy for their daughters this holiday season. For the first time in the National Retail Federation’s (NFR) holiday “Top Toys” survey’s 11-year history, Barbie did not rule. Read More...

Stars come out for AMAs

BAS Blog Iggy Azalea Image 1Cuban rapper Pitbull hosted. As expected, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Beyoncé and One Direction picked up some more hardware, as did hot new hip-hop rapper Iggy Azalea (shown performing at the awards) who nailed Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Album.

Other winners: 5 Seconds of Summer, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Sam Smith, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, John Legend, Imagine Dragons, Enrique Iglesias, Casting Crowns, Calvin Harris, Frozen, the Chopstick Brothers and Zhang Jie. See the full list of winners below. Read More...

8 things to do this weekend

BAS Blog Weekend Image 1Okay, so it’s Friday. Here comes the weekend before Thanksgiving already. Some of us are jammed with plans, travel, family, the works. For others, it may be a more quiet reflective time, perhaps reminiscing about past family get togethers. Or missing loved ones far away. In either case, here’s a list of eight things to do this weekend, as if you didn’t have enough to do already.

One: Color outside the lines:
Do something besides your “To Do” list.
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Bush tops bevy of big acts set to drop tickets tomorrow

BAS Blog Bush Image 1A Tomorrow is a big day for ticket releases across the country. From British grunge band Bush to 50 Shades: The Musical, Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes Tour to Harry Connick, Jr., Ingrid Michaelson to Marilyn Manson, ZZ Top to the Trailer Park Boys Still Drunk, High and Unemployed Tour… tickets will be flying.

British band Bush releases tickets to 2015 headlining tour. Read More...

Most popular tickets in the USA today

BAS Blog Excited Fans Image 1Thanksgiving is a week away, so what’s everybody up to? According to data provided by the national ticket exchange, today’s top trending concert ticket sellers include: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Taylor Swift, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, and Kenny Chesney.

Top trending theatre choices are the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the fabulous Rockettes, Disney On Ice: Frozen, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Wicked. Read More...

Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Tyga team up for 2015 Between The Sheets Tour

BAS Blog Chris Brown, TreySongz, Tyga Image 1R&B singers Chris Brown and Trey Songz, along with hip hop rapper Tyga, just released tickets to their upcoming Between The Sheets tour, set to open at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on January 27, 2015.

The 25-city trek hits Brooklyn next, then Baltimore, Atlanta, New Orleans, Dallas, Houston, Charlotte, Greensboro, Sunrise, Columbus, Detroit, Philly, Worcester, East Rutherford, D.C., Montreal, Toronto, Rosemont and Cincinnati through February. Read More...

Taylor Swift smashes yet another record

BAS Blog Taylor Swift Image 3Smashing as ever, Taylor Swift just broke another record, selling over 1.287 million copies of her latest pop album 1989 in the first week: the best opening week for an album since 2002 and the first album release to sell a million copies this year.

Plus, Taylor Swift (shown here earlier this year at the 2014 MTV Awards) is the first artist ever to have three albums sell a million copies in one week. Then, last night she shot to the top on the national ticket exchange with the most tickets sold in a 24-hour period. Read More...

Like a rock, Bob Seger tickets soar

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Sure his 1986 hit single sent Chevy truck sales soaring. Now, raspy-voiced Motor City rocker Bob Seger just rolled out his first release (Ride Out) in eight years. On top of that, the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter just booked his latest road trip along with his storied Silver Bullet Band. A 28-stop swing, it opens at the Dow Event Center in Saginaw, Michigan next Wednesday November 19, 2015. Read More...