Local & Regional
Mon October 11, 2010
BOK Center Moves Up
By KWGS News
Tulsa, OK – BOK Center has raised its national and worldwide ranking by Pollstar Magazine, a leading industry publication, based on ticket sales January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010. The BOK Center now ranks #5 in the US and #15 in the world of the top arena venues.
The BOK Center has hosted many top events in 2010 including: George Strait, Eric Clapton, Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, Brooks & Dunn, Michael Buble, Justin Bieber, WWE Raw, John Mayer and the sold-out second anniversary concert featuring Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.
General Manager of the SMG-managed facility, John Bolton, was thrilled with the news. "It's amazing that the BOK Center has moved into its third year of business with such continued success. The Tulsa community and outlying region have supported all types of entertainment at the BOK Center, which is the reason we have achieved this national recognition."
Top 5 nationwide arenas (in tickets sold):
1. Madison Square Garden Arena - New York, NY - 812,421
2. Sprint Center - Kansas City, MO - 392,851
3. Philips Arena - Atlanta, GA - 379,089
4. Staples Center - Los Angeles, CA - 369,394
5. BOK Center - Tulsa, OK - 320,048