Selland Arena Tops Save Mart Center in Ticket Sales
07/13/2005

FRESNO , CA ( July 13, 2005) – A recent national ranking completed by Pollstar ranks Selland Arena #53 for mid-year ticket sales. Selland’s ranking places it ahead of the Save Mart Center, ranking #56, and ahead of well-known arenas such as Sacramento’s Arco Arena. The list includes ticket sales worldwide. This is the first time Selland Arena has made the top 100 chart, with 66,849 tickets sold in the first six months of 2005.

SMG has proven its ability to successfully manage the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center by booking some of the most popular touring acts in the country. Some of these acts include:

  • Ron White – Apr. 8, 2004
  • David Copperfield – Oct. 21, 2004
  • Steven Curtis Chapman – Oct. 26, 2004
  • Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” – Jan. 13-14, 2005
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station – Mar. 13, 2005
  • Nine Inch Nails – Mar. 23 & Sept. 20, 2005
  • “Taste of Chaos Tour” – Mar. 30, 2005
  • Taking Back Sunday / Jimmy Eat World – May 11, 2005
  • Larry The Cable Guy – May 13, 2005
  • Andre Rieu – Dec. 16, 2005.
  • Carlos Mencia – Jan. 16
  • “Ballett Trockadero” – Jan. 18
  • “Disney on Ice” – Feb. 9-13
  • Harry Connick Jr. – Feb. 25
  • “Blue’s Clues Live” – Apr. 26-27
  • Larry the Cable Guy – May 13
  • Dave Chappelle, comedian
  • Tony Bennett, legendary singer
  • Placido Domingo, opera tenor
  • Yellowcard, rock band
  • Dave Koz, saxophonist

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
Contact: Ken Shockley, Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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