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Pollstar, the primary trade publication for the concert industry, has released its rankings in multiple categories for 2017.

DSP Shows ranks #99 of the Top 100 Promoters in the World based on ticket sales volume. Live Nation tops the list at #1 with 52,492,301 tickets sold in 2017 while the #50 promoter clocks in around 350,000 tickets sold. DSP moved 132,101 tickets across their various venues to break into the Top 100 Worldwide for the first time and ended the year as the #54 promoter in the United States. Rankings in multiple categories for 2017.

In addition, three DSP venues were also recognized in Pollstar's year end rankings:

  • The State Theatre of Ithaca #195 Top 200 Theatres
  • Daryl's House (Pawling NY) #114 Top 200 Clubs
  • The Haunt (Ithaca) #168 Top 200 Clubs

DSP Shows, based in Ithaca, NY and Northampton, MA, is a one of the leading independent concert promoters in America. The company was founded as Dan Smalls Presents in 2008 by Dan Smalls and became DSP Shows in 2015 with the addition of partner John Sanders. The company produces over 600 shows a year in venues throughout Upstate New York and New England including The State Theatre of Ithaca, Brewery Ommegang Summer Concert Series, The Academy of Music in Northampton, Daryl’s House in Pawling, NY and Babeville in Buffalo, NY among many others.