Dec 29, 2019

A Look Back at 2019: Sprint Center's Star-Studded, Record Breaking Year

It's been quite the year at Sprint Center from Elton John's Farewell Tour to the return of the Jonas Brothers and who can forget Simone Biles becoming the first woman in history to land a triple-double. Let's take a look back on all the star-studded, record-breaking moments in 2019.

FEB. 13 | ELTON JOHN

The global icon's sold-out 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' concert hit all the high notes for three glorious hours.

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FEB. 17 | TRAVIS SCOTT 

The superstar's performance sent fans out of this world on an electrifying, high-intensity, jaw-dropping roller coaster ride through ASTROWORLD. 

FEB. 27 | KISS

Is it the END OF THE ROAD? After an epic and storied 45-year career from the rock n roll legends, we can say their music and the memories will live on forever.

MARCH 

Sprint Center welcomed over 250,000 visitors throughout March with record-breaking concerts to signature sporting events and family shows leading to the arena's most successful month of March since the venue opening. 

MARCH 1 & 2 | ERIC CHURCH

The country crooner doubled down on his 'Church Choir' for back-to-back nights of performances featuring a 30+ song setlist. 

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MARCH 6 | METALLICA

With more than 19,646 fans in attendance, Metallica’s WorldWired Tour set a new record for the largest single-ticket event in the history of the venue.

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MARCH 13-16 | BIG 12 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship took over Kansas City March 13-16 for an unforgettable week of basketball with Iowa State taking home the hardware. 

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MARCH 21 | JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

The Man of the Woods opened his show with lead single 'Filthy', laying out the foundation for what would be a night of futuristic, cutting-edge production.

MARCH 29 & 31 | NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL MIDWEST REGIONAL

March Madness made a stop in Kansas City for the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight with the Auburn Tigers coming out on top of the Midwest Region.

JUNE 8 | BIG SLICK PARTY & SHOW

Hosted by Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner and Eric Stonestreet. Big Slick KC - Party & Show brought some 'Serious Fun' to the arena.

JULY 19-21 | SHAWN MENDES, BIG3, KHALID

Over thirty-five thousand fans from forty-six different states came through doors during a weekend of diverse events including Shawn Mendes, BIG3 and Khalid. 

AUG. 8-11 | U.S. GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

On this day in history, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships set a new attendance record and Simone Biles became the first woman in history to land a triple-double on floor routine and a double-double dismount from the balance beam in addition to earning her sixth all-around title alongside Sam Mikulak. 

SEPT. 22 | JONAS BROTHERS

A 10-year break didn’t stop the Jonas Brothers from ‘Burnin’ Up’ the stage with a night of music spanning their entire catalog. 

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OCT. 28 | CELINE DION

The world-renowned global icon brought 'Power' and 'Courage' to a loyal fan-filled crowd. 

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OCT. 30 | LUKE BRYAN

Kick the dust up! Midwest weather moved Luke Bryan’s Farm Tour indoors for the first time in history with special guests Cole Swindell and LOCASH.

NOV. 15 | THE CHAINSMOKERS

The Chainsmokers’ ‘WORLD WAR JOY’ with Five Seconds of Summer and Lennon Stella included a show-stopping “Globe of Death”, Drumsticks on Fire and 60 ft. Levitating Stages. 

NOV. 29 - DEC. 1 | JURASSIC WORLD LIVE TOUR

Jurassic World roared through Sprint Center for the first time taking fans on an adventure through Isla Nublar. 

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DEC. 21 | WILDCAT CLASSIC

Kansas State and Saint Louis Men’s Basketball played a nailbiter that led to Saint Louis winning 66-63 in the last game of the decade at Sprint Center. 

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