LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2017) – Industry leading publication, Pollstar Magazine, released its third quarter 2017 Top 200 arena rankings this week and AEG Facilities’ KFC Yum! Center is ranked 19th in the nation and 40th in the world for ticket sales by venue, having sold over 291,000 tickets through the end of September.
The report does not include University of Louisville sporting events or the NCAA Division I Women’s Tournament games hosted at the venue during the first six months of 2017. The KFC Yum! Center hosted three sold out shows in Q3 2017, including Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Thomas Rhett.
Dennis Petrullo, General Manager of the KFC Yum! Center, said he is thrilled that more and more people are coming to Louisville to see the world-class acts that AEG Facilities brings to the city. “Top-notch talent continues to make the KFC Yum! Center a stop on their tours because fans in Louisville continue to demonstrate their commitment to great entertainment and we are so grateful that the community returns to our venue again and again.”
The KFC Yum! Center is excited to continue its strong concert schedule through the end of the year with shows by the Eagles, Guns N’ Roses, Lady Gaga and Janet Jackson.