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Stories tagged: spokane arena

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Korn drummer Ray Luzier: ‘Genre’s on a whole new level right now’; nü metal band rocks Spokane Arena on Wednesday

Korn is on the road and rocks the Spokane Arena on Wednesday. The rock genre has been through many changes through the years. Grunge started in 1988 courtesy of Seattle-based …

Chris Young, with guests Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith, to headline Spokane Arena on May 7

Chris Young and guests Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith are headlining the Spokane Arena on May 7 with their “Town Ain’t Big Enough World Tour 2020,” and tickets go on …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020

Blake Shelton charms in Spokane country: ‘I love the Zags – I really do!’

“I love the Zags – I really do!” country music superstar Blake Shelton proclaimed unexpectedly during his Friends and Heroes 2020 Tour stop at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Family Fun: Monster Jam driver Elvis Lainez, 21, preaches hard work

When Elvis Lainez was 2, he went to his first monster truck show at the Houston Astrodome. “My mom just took me having no idea what it was,” he said. …

Blake Shelton’s ‘Friends and Heroes 2020’ tour features legendary and new country acts

With a lineup like this, Blake Shelton’s “Friends and Heroes 2020 Tour” is an early frontrunner for country music party of the year in Spokane. The country superstar and his …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

Backstreet Boys, Megadeth and Lamb of God announce concert dates at Spokane Arena

Three legendary music acts – a boyband turned, well, man band and two heavy metal groups – announced this morning concert dates at the Spokane Arena. After the success of …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Tool, Nickelback, Barenaked Ladies, Ice Cube, Weezer announce area concerts

The 2020 concert calendar has already begun to fill up fast. Grammy Award-winning rockers Tool will headline the Spokane Arena on March 9. Tickets are $65-$125 and go on sale …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

‘I’ll miss you guys,’ Slayer frontman Tom Araya says in final concert at Spokane Arena

If Sunday night’s varied lineup of metal acts at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena was a competition of attrition, precision and intensity, it would only be apt that departing thrash metal …

Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings ‘Christmas Eve and Other Stories’ to Spokane Arena

For the last three years, rock orchestra Trans-Siberian Orchestra has delighted audiences with performances of “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.” The story, first showcased in a 1999 made-for-TV movie, follows …

Ministry’s ‘AmeriKKKant,’ singer make views crystal clear on Trump, America

Al Jourgensen knew he could pull no punches when he decided that he’d make the new Ministry album a scathing assault on Donald J. Trump – and, by extension, the …

Family Fun: For Harlem Globetrotters, more than 90 years of delighting fans around the world

In advance of their visit to Spokane on Thursday, here are five facts about the Harlem Globetrotters.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Believe it – Cher, with Nile Rodgers and Chic, to headline Spokane Arena on May 2

Three legendary music artists are heading to Spokane next spring. Emmy-, Grammy- and Oscar-winning actress and singer Cher is headlining the Spokane Arena on May 2, the venue announced Monday …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.