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Mötley Crüe to Play at Barclays Center in Final Show Tour

Iconic rock band Mötley Crüe announced today on Fox and Friends the details of their final performance. This year will mark the end of their touring career and will include a stop at Barclays Center on Wednesday, August 12. The band will be celebrating this week’s big announcement with a performance on The Tonight Show […]

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Stevie Wonder to Perform in Brooklyn at Barclays Center

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder is bringing his SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE tour to Barclays Center on April 12. Rolling Stone declared that “the show is possibly 2014’s greatest testament to the limitless potential of American music itself,” while Billboard stated that “the music still resonates” and that Wonder […]

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz, feat. Tyga to Perform at Barclays Center

Now this is what we call a Dynamic Trio, and they’re coming to Barclays Center this month! Chris Brown and Trey Songz, featuring Tyga have embarked on their “Between the Sheets Tour,” was announced at the House of Blues on Sunset Boulevard in front of a packed house of people worldwide via a live stream. Fans […]

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NCAA’s March Madness Coming to Barclays Center!

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Site Selection Committee announced today that Barclays Center will be a host site for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament in 2016. The NCAA Men’s Division Basketball Championship is a single-elimination tournament played each spring, featuring 68 college basketball teams to determine the national championship […]

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Linkin Park at Barclays Center for Hunting Party Tour

LINKIN PARK has announced it will Barclays Center on January 25, part of the band’s The Hunting Party Tour, featuring special guests, RISE AGAINST and OF MICE & MEN. Linkin Park’s sixth studio album, The Hunting Party was released June 17, and reached #1 on iTunes in 67 countries. The tour will hit several cities that haven’t […]

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Smokey Robinson to Perform at Barclays Center, First-Ever Performance in Brooklyn

WCBS-FM 101.1 announced Thursday morning that it will be bringing legendary artist Smokey Robinson to Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center on Thursday, Dec. 11. This will be his first-ever performance in Brooklyn! Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Smokey Robinson founded The Miracles while still in high school. The group was Motown founder Berry […]

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DNC Scouts Barclays Center as Possible Site for Next Convention

As more proof that Brooklyn is fast gaining on the heels of Manhattan as the place to be for media, politics and culture, the Democratic National Committee scouting team will be in town today and tomorrow scouting out Barclays Center as a potential host for the 2016 DNC Convention. The 15-member technical advisory team will travel by […]

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Lil’ Kim, the Diplomats and Wu-Tang Clan to Perform at Barclays Center for The Source Magazine’s 25-Year Anniversary

The Source Magazine, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a concert, SOURCE360, on Saturday, September 20 at Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center, featuring some of the most influential artists in hip-hop– some whose names you haven’t heard in decades. Headlining SOURCE360 is the official return of the Wu-Tang Clan; The Diplomats, who will perform together for the […]

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Coming to Barclays Center: Fashion Rocks Featuring Jennifer Lopez, Rita Ora, Miranda Lambert and More!

On Tuesday, September 9, Fashion Rocks, a television special celebrating the powerful relationship between fashion and music, is coming to Brooklyn during New York Fashion Week! Emmy Award-winner Ryan Seacrest will host this year’s show live from Barclays Center in a two-hour broadcast, featuring performances by some of music’s most innovative trendsetters, including Afrojack, Duran Duran, Jennifer […]

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Back by Popular Demand, Justin Timberlake to Return to Barclays Center

Due to overwhelming demand, Justin Timberlake announced that his globally celebrated 20/20 Experience World Tour will return to Barclays Center on Sunday, December 14, 2014. “Not a Bad Thing” is the latest single off the 20/20 Experience, the album that has sold more than 6 million copies worldwide. The mini-documentary for “Not a Bad Thing” […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Varekai’ Coming to Barclays Center

After 11 years of touring the world under the blue and yellow Big Top, Cirque du Soleil’s wildly popular newest arena show, Varekai, will perform at Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center in Brooklyn from July 30 through August 3, 2014 for seven performances only. Group tickets are also available by calling 855-GROUP-BK. For information on individual […]

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The Avett Brothers at Barclays Center

On Friday, March 7, the Avett Brothers gave a rousing performance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Hailing from North Carolina, the Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, pop, honky tonk and ragtime to produce a sound described by The San Francisco Chronicle as having the “heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, […]

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Barclays Center Named ‘2013 Arena of the Year’

Well… Apparently, not only do Brooklynites live in the greatest city in the nation, but now their neophyte stadium– Barclays Center– also is ranked No. 1! On Friday, Barclays Center was named “2013 Arena of the Year” at the 25th Annual Pollstar Awards on in Nashville, TN. The award was decided entirely by Pollstar subscribers through an […]

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The ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Hits Barclays Center

Behold the living legends! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings the unbelievable to children of all ages in an all-new show – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS, which opened at Barclays Center February 20 – March 2. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of […]

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Billy Joel’s New Year’s Eve Concert Sets Barclays Center Attendance Record

Singer Billy Joel’s New Year’s Eve Concert Tuesday night at Barclays Center set the arena’s single-event attendance record, with more than 18,000 people attending, according to a Barclays Center representative. The concert and Barclays Center also received worldwide exposure when, moments after the ball dropped in Times Square, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan […]

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As CDC Authorizes Vaccine for Kids, Barclays Offers 2 Free Nets Tickets to Those Vaccinated On-Site

Getting a vaccine at the Barclays Center is a slam dunk. Beginning November 3, individuals who visit the Barclays Center vaccination site and receive their first COVID-19 vaccine dose can receive two complimentary Barclays Center event tickets. This initiative was announced by New York Governor Kathy Hochul the same day the CDC green-lighted children ages […]