Stories tagged: Spokane Arena
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017
Spokane Brewers Festival brings breweries, cideries, drinkers together
The festival, which kicked off Friday, continues Saturday in the Spokane Arena parking lot.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Spokane Brewers Festival to supply beer, beats
Now in its second year, the festival features more than 80 beverage options and two days of live music.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
From the archive: In 2003 show at Spokane Arena, Linkin Park electrified
In wake of the reported suicide of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, we’re reprinting a review of the band’s 2003 performance at Spokane Arena.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Review: Counting Crows, Matchbox Twenty delve into their history as tour kicks off in Spokane
Where Counting Crows was folksy and a little mellow, a summer shandy or a blonde ale with a little hoppy bite here and there, Matchbox Twenty was the scotch ale …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Spokane Empire to cease operations
The Spokane Empire is out of business for the 2018 season and probably for good unless a local owner or ownership group steps forward.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Longtime friends Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows hit the road again
‘A Brief History of Everything Tour’ lands at the Spokane Arena on Wednesday
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Concert review: Paul Simon brings his best in Spokane Arena show
The legendary American singer-songwriter shines in performing classic and new material before an enthusiastic Spokane crowd.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Paul Simon’s solo career in 12 songs: A concert playlist
Music icon Paul Simon brings his vast collection of hits on the road. We’ve picked 12 songs from his catalog that are always worth a listen to get you in …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Foo Fighters announce new album, make plans for Spokane Arena show
Tickets go on sale June 29 for the Dec. 4 show at the Arena in support of the new album, “Concrete and Gold.”
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Concert review: Def Leppard delivers unforgettable night of high-voltage rock
English hard rockers came to the Spokane Arena with Poison and Tesla.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Things to know before you go to Def Leppard
Get there early, leave the knives and wallet chains at home, and be ready to rock.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Collen, Def Leppard keep active to stay loud
Legendary rock band performs Wednesday at the Spokane Arena.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Charles Dowdell out, Aaron Wilmer in at quarterback for Spokane Empire
A three-game losing streak has damaged the Spokane Empire’s once glossy record and their standing in the Indoor Football League playoff chase.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Concert review: Hill and McGraw thrill fans with their chemistry, talent at Arena show
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill honored 20 years of marriage through a musical journey of romance where obvious chemistry and unmatched talent were on display. The country superstars brought their …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Arizona Rattlers run past Spokane Empire, 49-35
The line of scrimmage usually tells the story of football games at any level. It certainly did in Arizona’s 49-35 Indoor Football League win over the Spokane Empire on Friday …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Chemistry onstage makes Faith Hill and Tim McGraw a top tour
The country music superstars continue to enjoy success on stage.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Different league, same big-game feel for Spokane Empire, Arizona Rattlers
Feels a little like the old days.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
NCAA men’s tournament first- and second-round games will return to Spokane Arena in 2020
March Madness will return to the Spokane Arena in 2020.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
“Brief History” tour brings Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows to Spokane Arena July 12
Prepare to flashback to the ‘90s this summer as alt-rockers Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows bring their “A Brief History of Everything” tour to Spokane Arena July 12.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Scorpions and Megadeth to stop by Spokane Arena Sept. 29 on “Crazy World” tour
“Crazy World” tour brings Scorpions and Megadeth to Spokane Sept. 29
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
East Valley choir joined Eric Church on stage during Spokane concert
On “Holdin’ My Own” tour stops, Eric Church has had a high school choir on the stage with him for one song. For Spokane, it was East Valley that got …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
T.I. announces Knitting Factory show; Jason Aldean returns to Spokane Arena
Fans at either end of the musical spectrum are in for a treat today as rapper T.I. and country singer Jason Aldean have announced upcoming shows in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Charismatic Pineda leads Journey through the greatest hits at the Arena
As soon as the lights dimmed Thursday night in the Spokane Arena, the entire audience rose to its feet, with many on the floor bouncing from foot to foot in …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
Eric Church: At the Arena Friday night, fans can expect to get their money’s worth
Country star takes his cues from Bruce Springsteen in staging concerts that epic in length.
Thu., March 16, 2017
Want to avoid long lines to get into Spokane Arena? Here’s what you need to know
In wake of the crowd management fail leading up to March 5’s Elton John concert at the Spokane Arena, general manager Matt Gibson pledges improvements
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Paul Simon to play at Spokane Arena on June 23
Tickets to see the legendary singer-songwriter go on sale Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Journey keeps on believing
In a few weeks, Journey will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Before then, they’re bringing all their beloved hits to the Spokane Arena.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Concert review: Elton John keeps the hits coming
Elton John played Sunday night to a packed Spokane Arena on his “Wonderful Crazy Night” tour.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Concert review: Blake Shelton’s voice shines brightest at Arena show
Blake Shelton’s charisma and carefree smile lit up the stage from the first notes he sang. His vocals during the live performance surpassed the recording, and there was a careful …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Yes, cops can bring guns into the Spokane Arena
Law enforcement officers may bring their guns into the Spokane Arena, and soon they’ll have waivers to prove it.