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Rupp Arena

Location 432 W Vine St
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
United States
Capacity 23,500
Opened 1976
Web site www.rupparena.com
Wikipedia Rupp Arena

Rupp Arena is an arena located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. It is the centerpiece of Lexington Center, a convention and shopping facility owned by an arm of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Lexington's consolidated city-county government. The arena was the host of the 1985 NCAA Final Four, won in an upset by Villanova. With an official capacity of 23,500, it was the largest arena ever built specifically for basketball in the United States at the time of its opening in 1976. In Rupp Arena, the Kentucky Wildcats lead the nation in NCAA basketball attendance on a yearly basis. Rupp Arena still remains the largest basketball arena in the United States.

map of Rupp Arena and surrounding area

Who has been to Rupp Arena (8 total)

Jlbnyc 1 time
Hemlock633 2 times
KJV 3 times
WVHillbilly 2 times
leon410 1 time
BSpoon 1 time
AlKendall 2 times
gunner3160 1 time

Concerts at Rupp Arena [add one]

1977
1977 Mar 26Electric Light Orchestra
1977 Aug 23Elvis Presley
1977 Sep 28Aerosmith
1978
1978 Jun 29The Rolling Stones
1978 Nov 11The Moody Blues
1980
1980 Jan 15Aerosmith
1980 Jul 11The Who
1980 Oct 22Van Halen
1981
1981 Mar 4Bruce Springsteen
1981 Dec 11The Rolling Stones
1982
1982 Oct 30Rush
1982 Nov 6Van Halen
1982 Nov 29The Who
1984
1984 Oct 21Rush
1984 Dec 11Bruce Springsteen
1985
1985 Jan 15Aerosmith
1986
1986 Nov 8Chicago
1987
1987 Feb 1Genesis
1987 Sep 14David Bowie
1988
1988 Mar 26Bruce Springsteen
1988 Sep 30Van Halen
1990
1990 Feb 11Paul McCartney
1990 May 3Aerosmith
1992
1992 Dec 17Bruce Springsteen
1993
1993 Apr 30Elton John
1994
1994 Feb 26Aerosmith
1995
1995 Apr 19Van Halen
1998
1998 Feb 2Aerosmith
2000
2000 Apr 9Red Hot Chili Peppers
2001
2001 Nov 10Aerosmith
2002
2002 Nov 14Bruce Springsteen
2003
2003 Apr 21Pearl Jam
2005
2005 Oct 11Styx/Reo Speedwagon
2006
2006 Mar 7Cheap Trick
2006 Mar 7Aerosmith
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