(CelebrityAccess News Service) — OCESA Presents Inc., the New York-based international promoter division of Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento S.A. de C.V., promoted three sold-out Pearl Jam concerts at the Sports Palace in Mexico City July 17-19. The box office gross for the three shows was $3,116,300 USD with attendance at 60,178. They were Pearl Jam's first shows ever in Mexico City.
Their July 19 show was broadcast live on
Radioactivo in Mexico as well as stations in Santiago, Buenos Aires, Rio and Sao Paulo and carried live on cable TV’s TELEHIT (Mexico and Latin America). The concert was also carried on one-hour delay broadcast TV (TELEVISA) in Mexico, one of the world’s largest TV networks.
"We're honored to have had Pearl Jam finish their North American tour with three sold out shows in Mexico City at the Sports Palace," says Phil Ernst, president, OCESA Presents. "The 60,000 people who attended over the course of the run had a first hand look at why this band is one of the world's greatest touring attractions." –edited by Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner