Ranked 25th in the world
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 27, 2016) — KFC Yum! Center was ranked 7th in the nation and 25th in the world in Pollstar Magazine’s Midyear Top 200 rankings for ticket sales by arena. The ranking was the highest ever for the KFC Yum! Center, which sold 230,000 tickets through the first six months of 2016. KFC Yum! Center was previously ranked 8th in the nation by the publication in its Q1 edition.
Rankings do not include University of Louisville sporting events or NCAA Tournament games.
“In 2016, the KFC Yum! Center had its busiest start to a year ever,” saidDennis Petrullo, general manager of KFC Yum! Center. “This is a true testament to the longevity of success for the venue and the continued support from fans in Louisville as well as the 33 percent of our guests who travel from out of state to attend our shows. Our seats have been packed night after night at shows from Madonna to Justin Bieber and Garth Brooks.”
Upcoming shows include Coldplay, Demi Lovato with Nick Jonas and Dixie Chicks.