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8/25/14 – Tim McGraw Live in Concert at the Alaska Airlines Center

The Alaska Airlines Center has just announced that country superstar Tim McGraw will headline at Alaska’s newest state-of-the-art concert venue, October 28th and 29th, 2014. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Friday, September 5th at 10AM in conjunction with the grand opening ceremonies at the Alaska Airlines Center. Tickets will be available online at AlaskaAirlinesCenter.com or at the Alaska Airlines Center box office located at 3550 Providence Drive on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus.

 

In conjunction with the release of his new album SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN, available everywhere September 16th, Tim McGraw will continue his intense touring schedule bringing an action packed show to Alaska in a 2-night performance sure to leave people impressed.

“We are thrilled to have such a dynamic country music icon like Tim McGraw perform at the Alaska Airlines Center. The intimate setting will make fans feel like they are a part of the show; every single ticket is a great seat. Tim McGraw is a great example of the caliber of talent Global Spectrum is excited to offer to the Anchorage community!” Chris Orheim – General Manager, Alaska Airlines Center

Selling more than 40 million records worldwide and dominating the charts with 35 number one singles such as “My Next Thirty Years” and “Grown Men Don’t Cry”, the Multi-Platinum and Grammy winning country music star Tim McGraw will make his Alaska debut live in concert at the new Alaska Airlines Center on the strength of recent hits like “Southern Girl” and his newest singles “City Lights” and “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” from his soon to be released album SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN.

 

The Alaska Airlines Center is a first-class sports and entertainment facility on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage, managed by Global Spectrum. Located next to Providence Hospital in the foothills of the Chugach Mountains, the Alaska Airlines Center offers a state-of-the-art audio and visual center for multi-use functions including University commencements, athletics, concerts, tradeshows and banquets in addition to private and public community functions. With luxury suites, a restaurant overlooking the arena floor and concert seating capacity for up to 5,200 the Alaska Airlines Center will be a destination for many top name acts in an intimate and up-close setting.

 

 

8/15/14 – Global Spectrum To Manage New Alaska Airlines Center

Global Spectrum is proud to be the management group for the new Alaska Airlines Center opening to the public on September 5th, 2014.

“We’re excited for the opportunities that we can bring to the students, the administration and to the region” – Global Spectrum President, John Page

  • Global Spectrum, a Philadelphia based company, is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies.
  • Global Spectrum manages more than 126 public assembly facilities around the world.
  • Nearly 23-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year.
  • Global Spectrum will provide preopening services, management, marketing, ticketing by New Era tickets and commercial rights by Front Row Marketing services.
  • Comcast-Spectacor now operates venues in 48 of the 50 states in the U.S.
  • Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, Ovations Food Services, New Era Tickets, Paciolan, Front Row Marketing Services and Flyers SkateZone.

Global Spectrum manages public assembly venues in the United States, Canada, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia with an ever-increasing international presence. The company hosts a wide array of popular sports and entertainment, trade shows, performing arts, and other special events.