Jul 27, 2015

Sprint Center Earns Eleventh Spot Among US Arenas in 2015 Pollstar Mid-Year Report

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 27, 2015) –In Pollstar magazine’s recently released Mid-Year Report, Sprint Center ranks eleventh in the United States and 36th among all worldwide venues. Kansas City’s award winning arena was among a select number of US concert venues listed in the top 40 spots on this prestigious list. 

"Sprint Center and the Kansas City region continue to produce amazing results as evidenced by rankings in Pollstar’s 2015 Mid-Year Report,” said Brenda Tinnen, AEG Kansas City/Sprint Center general manager and senior vice president. “We will remain persistent in our commitment to hospitality and aggressive programming.”

According to the Mid-Year Report, Sprint Center’s 2015 calendar includes stops by more than half of the Top 25 Top Arena Tours in North America including sold-out shows by Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond and Charlie Wilson.

In addition, Kansas City’s award winning venue will close out the summer schedule by welcoming Shania Twain (Aug. 7), Chris Brown (Aug. 12), Foofighters (Aug. 21), Kevin Hart (2 shows on Aug. 22),Disney on Ice: Frozen (12 shows from Aug. 26-31), and Taylor Swift (Sept. 21 & 22). A complete list of Sprint Center upcoming events is available at www.sprintcenter.com.

Pollstar utilizes an extensive database to collect box office reports from the world’s top-level artists, promoters and venues. Rankings are based on tickets sold for live entertainment performances between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2015.

About Sprint Center 

Sprint Center is Kansas City’s home for live entertainment and sporting events. Anchor to more than $6 billion of reinvestment in a revitalized downtown Kansas City, the award winning venue has welcomed nearly 8 million guests attending more than 850 events. Having exceeded attendance and financial projections in each year since opening in 2007, AEG/Sprint Center has provided more than $9.3 million in unanticipated revenue to the City of Kansas City, Mo.through a revenue sharing provision in the arena management agreement. For additional information,visit www.sprintcenter.com, www.twitter.com/sprintcenter or www.facebook.com/sprintcenterkc.

2015.Pollstar Mid Year Rankings.pdf