County artist Luke Combs will likely be the largest draw ever at the Alerus Center, when he plays the venue in September. More than 20,000 tickets have been sold for the show. Following Combs, George Strait comes in second having also sold more than 20,000 tickets. Cher is third, with over 19,500 tickets sold, and Metallica rounds out the top four with nearly 17,000 tickets.
Here's the list of the biggest-selling acts that for each year at the Alerus Center, since 2001:
Backstreet Boys, 2001; Cher, 2002; Aerosmith/KISS, 2003; Alan Jackson/Martina McBride, 2004; Keith Urban, 2005;
Black Eyed Peas, 2006; Nickelback, 2007; Neil Diamond, 2008; Britney Spears, 2009; Monster Truck Winter Nationals, 2010; Tim McGraw, 2011;
Harlem Globetrotters, 2012; George Strait/Martina McBride, 2013; UND Spring Jam with Wiz Khalifa, 2014; Luke Bryan, 2015;
Jason Aldean, 2016; WWE Live, 2017; Metallica, 2018; Dierks Bentley, 2019; KISS, 2020. Depending on how 2021 unfolds, Luke Combs will likely be the largest act of the year, with more than 20,000 tickets sold.