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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Review: Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band say farewell in classic-rock style

For the first and last time at the Spokane Arena, classic-rock icon Bob Seger proved that there’s still a place for that old time rock ’n roll when his “Roll …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Bracket projections: Gonzaga staying in Spokane to open NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga could enjoy some home cooking in the NCAA Tournament, according to a couple of early bracket projections with the season opener about 50 days away.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 11:49 a.m.

Spokane Shock expected to be back in the game with Indoor Football League

After a two-year absence, it appears arena football is returning to Spokane, along with the popular Shock name. Spokane is expected to return to the Indoor Football League for the …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold regional convention in Spokane

Some 5,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses gathered at the Spokane Arena Saturday afternoon as a part of a three-day regional convention.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 1:03 p.m.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces Nov. 22 concert at Spokane Arena

Tickets are on sale now through the band’s “12 Days of TSO Verified Fan Registration” at

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 9:18 p.m.

Review: High-energy Disturbed and In This Moment rock and shock at Spokane Arena

Equal parts shocking and exhilarating, Wednesday night hit an early climax right about the time In This Moment lead singer Maria Brink – channeling every ounce of influence possible from …

UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 11:33 a.m.

Disturbed brings ‘adventurous and eclectic’ new album to Spokane Arena

The “Evolution” tour also features In This Moment.

Slayer announces Nov. 24 show at the Spokane Arena

Tickets for the band’s farewell tour are $39.50-$89.50 and go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through the arena box office, 720 W. Mallon Ave., all TicketsWest outlets, (800) 325-SEAT …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:59 p.m.

Khalid’s effortless talent, strong dancers and visuals carry Spokane Arena show

Khalid performed at the Spokane Arena on Tuesday as part of the “Free Spirit” tour.

Then and Now: Spokane Memorial Coliseum

As early as 1912, when the city hit 100,000 residents, Spokane city leaders desired a civic auditorium for important events.

Chart-topping R&B singer Khalid brings ‘Free Spirit’ tour to the Spokane Arena

“Free Spirit,” Khalid’s second album, was released in April.

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band announce Sept. 19 concert at Spokane Arena

Tickets are $59-$121 and go on sale June 7 at 10 a.m. at the arena box office, 720 W. Mallon Ave., by calling (800) 325-SEAT or at

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 9:04 p.m.

Review: Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour 360 celebrates women of the past and present

In a 360 of her career as one of the most successful “American Idol” champions, Carrie Underwood brought her Cry Pretty Tour 360 to Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Wednesday …

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 8:02 a.m.

Review: Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch sizzle in Very Hot Summer Tour kickoff at Spokane Arena

Despite the rain the past few days, summer has arrived early in the form of Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour with opening act Dustin Lynch. The “it boy” of …

Singer Carrie Underwood to bring sweet, serious tunes to Spokane Arena

Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty 360” tour comes to the Spokane Arena on Wednesday.

UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 4:19 p.m.

Country singer Dustin Lynch shares ‘Ridin’ Roads’ EP on ‘Very Hot Summer’ tour

Lynch will open for friend Thomas Rhett at the Spokane Arena on Friday.

Spokane Arena toasts Jim Gaffigan with specialty cocktail

Spokane Arena created a specialty cocktail for comedian Jim Gaffigan that included vodka, Bloody Mary mix, a mini Hot Pocket, bacon, a mini corn dog and a chocolate cupcake with …

Comedian/actor Jim Gaffigan to share new special ‘Quality Time’ with Spokane audiences

Jim Gaffigan recorded “Quality Time” at the State Theatre in Minneapolis in March for Amazon, marking the company’s first original stand-up special.

UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Khalid schedules performance at Spokane Arena in July on world tour

American pop singer Khalid is coming to the Spokane Arena on July 9 during a world tour, according to a news release from his twitter profile.

UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 1:10 p.m.

Country singer Luke Combs announces Nov. 1 concert at Spokane Arena

Morgan Wallen and Jameson Rodgers will open the show, and tickets go on sale April 5 at 10 a.m.

UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 12:42 p.m.

‘Holy Roar’ brings contemporary Christian singer Chris Tomlin to Spokane Arena

“Holy Roar,” the book and the album, were released in October.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:23 p.m.

KISS keeps the spectacle level high with ‘End of the Road’ stop at Spokane Arena

After an artistic reveal, the iconic rock band took center stage in Spokane for the final time.

‘PJ Masks’ bring new adventure to Spokane Arena in ‘Save the Day!’

The trio of pajama-clad superheroes will be at the Spokane Arena on Sunday.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:19 p.m.

Concert review: Dierks Bentley bookends a marathon night of country at the Spokane Arena

Country singer and his band go undercover at the Hot Country

The critics need to KISS off: One editor’s impassioned defense of his all-time favorite rock band

When KISS played the old Spokane Coliseum in 1977, a Spokesman-Review critic was not impressed. Current editor Rob Curley goes to bat in defense of his rock icons.

Confidence is key for Monster Jam truck driver Myranda Cozad

Myranda Cozad and the Scooby-Doo monster truck will appear at the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at the Spokane Arena from Friday through Sunday.

Country singer Dierks Bentley turns to ‘The Mountain’ of Colorado for latest album

The “Burning Man” tour brings Bentley, Tenille Townes, Jon Pardi and Hot Country Knights to the Spokane Arena on Thursday.

Additional seats released for Thomas Rhett’s Spokane Arena concert

Tickets are located on each side of the stage and cost $31.75-$91.75.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 5:24 p.m.

Metallica draws a record-breaking crowd of 13,184 to Spokane Arena on Sunday night

The Arena hosted 13,184 fans for Sunday’s show, the largest crowd ever gathered in the building for a single concert. Sunday’s performance bested the record that had stood since Aug. …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Concert review: Metallica thrills fans with long-awaited return to Spokane Arena

The iconic metal band wowed on Sunday night with impressive pyrotechnics and special effects and a setlist deep with fan favorites.