Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Nassau Coliseum Ranks 5th in the US in Top Arenas

The SMG-managed Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum finished the first quarter of 2013 ranked 5th in the United States and 14th in the world in Pollstar Magazine's Top 50 Arena Venues ranking. The rankings are based on worldwide tickets sales through the end of the first quarter 2013.

“We are very proud of this accomplishment and the continued success of the Nassau Coliseum. The community continues to support the great events we bring to Long Island,” said Jerry Goldman, SMG General Manager of Nassau Coliseum. “It's an honor to rank so high in such a competitive marketplace such as New York.”

With 132,049 tickets sold, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum finished higher than other area venues including the Barclay's Center (Brooklyn, NY) and Madison Square Garden (New York, NY).

First quarter events at the venue included sold out performances by Luke Bryan, The Who, Ricardo Arjona, P!NK and other family events!

Upcoming events through the end of the year include: Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, WWE Smack Down, New Kids on The Block, The X Factor Auditions, 40 Years of Bollywood, 2013 Vans Warped Tour and more!

To see a full event listing or to purchase tickets to any Nassau Coliseum event, visit the website at www.nassaucoliseum.com.