Performers at Santander Performing Arts Center
Santander Performing Arts Center
If you're one of the many people out there who's in the market for a good time, but have had little luck in searching out a great place to find the entertainment you crave, then you can call off the search because Santander Arena is here for all of your live entertainment needs! The best place to catch the sporting events, live musical performances, and a wide array of spectacular productions and events, the Santander Arena is the venue that you've been looking for. Well known for it's massive selection of fun events that draw in crowds from all over, the Santander Arena is always chock full of all of the greatest events you could possibly want, as well as being the home to the Reading Royals hockey team! In fact, in the coming weeks and months there is a cavalcade of fun lined up, with just a few being: Straight No Chaser, the Fresh Beat Band, Harlem Globetrotters, Jeff Dunham, Reading Royals, and more! So no matter what you're in the mood for, you can find exactly what you need happening at the Santander Arena! With events suitable for kids, adults, and anyone with a taste for fun, you'd be hard pressed to find a better venue than the Santander Arena! StubHub is here to get you the tickets that you need to get you to the events that you're excited about, so do yourself a favor and make sure to grab yours while they're still available!
About The Venue
Opened all the way back in 2001, the Santander Arena was originally called the Sovereign Center, with the name change happening recently in 2013. The arena has long been a beacon of entertainment for the area of Reading, Pennsylvania and beyond, as it is not only the home to the Reading Royals hockey team and Reading Rockets indoor lacrosse team, but is also a hotspot for all kinds of entertainment! And the venue is incredibly suited for the masses of people that come from all over to bare witness to the amazing events that take place regularly, with a seating capacity that can reach up to 9,000 for concerts and 8,000 and 7,000 for basketball and ice hockey respectively. Built on what used to be grand movie theater known as the Astor, it's legacy lives on through mementos and art decor that has been saved, put on display, or remains in use inside the arena. This helps connect the present with the past that used to exist at the same spot, while using it for spectacular ambiance, making the venue a unique and distinguished center.
Practically the epicenter of entertainment in the Reading, Pennsylvania area, there have always been a wide range of fantastic, nationally acclaimed artists coming through the doors into this illustrious venue. Just to name a few of the artists that have made their way to the stage are: Tim McGraw, Matchbox 20, Kenney Chesney, Elton John, Cher, Kid Rock, Neil Diamond, Godsmack, Sting, Rod Stewart, and so many more. And while big name artists such as these are always a big draw for people looking for some great entertainment, there are also a nice variation of different kinds of events such as: a wide number of Disney on Ice shows, WWE, Professional Bull Riders, the Blue Man Group, Champions on Ice, the American Idol tour, and much, much more! There seems to be no end to the entertainment that pops up at the Santander Arena, and to this day the venue continues to bring in the best productions, artists, and events that you could possible imagine. There are plenty of amazing things happening in the coming weeks and months, so make sure that you'll be there by getting your tickets from Stubhub today!
Santander Arena Trivia
As if having a spectacular arena to be host to all sorts of sporting, musical, and all around entertaining events, one might think that the venue had all it needed to be a perfect experience. And you would be right, but the arena took things a step further by adding on the Reading Eagle Theater, a more intimate live experience that has room for shows ranging from 2,500 to 4,000 people. Added in 2004, the addition has been a wild success, with artists such as Dolly Parton, Marilyn Manson, Brad Paisley, and more!
Once you're inside the hallowed halls of this wonderful arena, you'll find yourself having a great time in no time while also regarding the decor and architecture with great interest, as some of it is a throwback to a distant past. But while this is a plus and makes the venue an original and unique center, it's the events that happen within it that really make it stand out in the entertainment scene. You have your choice of partaking in such a wide array of fun and entertaining events that the hardest part will be deciding where to start first! StubHub is your one stop shop for any and all of your ticket related needs, and don't forget to keep an eye on what events are coming up soon!
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