Category Archives: Rupp Arena

Taylor Swift coming to Rupp Arena next year

Fresh off its biggest music event ever with Garth Brooks’ four-show stand last weekend, Rupp Arena announced Monday morning that Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour — named for her latest album, not any revolutionary time-travel breakthroughs —  will come to … Continue reading

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Garth Brooks tickets go on sale

3 p.m. Rupp Arena general manager Carl Hall says that the interactive map of Rupp Arena, which allows ticket buyers to choose their seats, will be available starting at 6 p.m. Friday night. He said it was not feasible to make … Continue reading

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Cirque du Soleil brings Michael Jackson show to Rupp Arena

Cirque du Soleil will come to Lexington for the first time with Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, May 2 and 3 at Rupp Arena. Immortal, which debuted in 2011 and has toured the world, is set up like a rock … Continue reading

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Review: Zac Brown Band at Rupp Arena

Photo gallery: Zac Brown Band in Rupp Arena. Several minutes into the Zac Brown Band‘s performance of Who Knows, Saturday night at Rupp Arena, it was easy to forget what song you were hearing. Echoing the song’s stormy lyrics about thunder and … Continue reading

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Luke Bryan coming to Rupp Arena in January

Rumors of a Luke Bryan date at Rupp Arena have finally come true. The reigning Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year will ring in the new year by playing the second date of his “That’s My Kind of … Continue reading

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Zac Brown Band coming to Rupp Arena

Country music fans can expect an early Christmas present this year with the Zac Brown Band playing at Rupp Arena Dec. 14. OK, you will have to pay for tickets, which are $29.50 to $69.50 and go on sale at … Continue reading

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Duck Dynasty coming to Rupp Arena

Rupp Arena has played host to numerous college basketball and pop music dynasties over the decades. But Sept. 29, it will be taken over by the singular power of the Robertson family of Duck Dynasty. Frankfort Christian Academy is hosting a discussion … Continue reading

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Review: Winter Jam 2012 at Rupp Arena

More: Check out our photo gallery from Winter Jam 2012 at Rupp Arena. Not everyone can play an arena. Regular attendees at Rupp Arena concerts have certainly sat through performances by opening acts, sometimes even headliners who were not ready … Continue reading

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Miranda Lambert concert at Rupp Arena postponed

Miranda Lambert has postponed her sold-out concert Friday at Rupp Arena in Lexington due to a death in her family. The rescheduled show will be Feb. 26. Lambert’s father-in-law, Dick Shelton, died Tuesday in Oklahoma, according to a statement from … Continue reading

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Central Kentucky Arts 2011: Big events and big changes

We did not have a major international event in Lexington this year like 2010’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but it felt like a big year in the arts. WEG was a catalyst for a lot of big names and … Continue reading

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