Feb 21 / Wednesday

GHOST HUNTERS' DUSTIN PARI AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON APRIL 22

b>Lexington, KY (February 21, 2024) - People have long been fascinated with the ghostly unknown, wondering whether ghosts are real or just a figment of…

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Feb 20 / Tuesday

Lexington to Host The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Regional for 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (February 14, 2024) – The Basketball Tournament (TBT), the 64-team, $1 million winner-take-all event, announced today that the city…

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Feb 12 / Monday

SHARE THE LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY WITH $14 OFF TICKETS TO SELECT RUPP ARENA AND LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE SHOWS!

Lexington, KY (February 12, 2024) – Beginning on February 12th and running through February 18th, Rupp Arena and the Lexington Opera House will…

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Nov 13 / Monday

PANTERA: Heavy Metal Icons Announce Second Leg Of North American Celebration Tour With Special Guests Lamb Of God | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 RUPP ARENA | LEXINGTON, KY

Lexington, Ky. (November 13, 2023) – Heavy metal icons PANTERA will return to the stage this February on the second leg of their North American…

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Nov 13 / Monday

KATHY GRIFFIN AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (November 13, 2023) –  Kathy Griffin is returning to the stage with a brand-new standup comedy show as she announces her 2024…

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Nov 13 / Monday

DRAKE ANNOUNCES 2024 ‘IT’S ALL A BLUR TOUR - BIG AS THE WHAT?’ WITH J. COLE SUNDAY, MARCH 10 RUPP ARENA | LEXINGTON, KY

Lexington, Ky. (November 13, 2023) – Today, four-time Grammy-award winning and multi-platinum selling artist Drake announced his 2024 U.S. It’s…

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Nov 9 / Thursday

ACOUSTIC JAM 2023 AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2023

BRETT YOUNG, WALKER HAYES, EASTON CORBIN AND MORE TO PLAY ACOUSTIC JAM 2023 AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5!   Tickets on…

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Nov 9 / Thursday

HEATHER MCMAHAN AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024

b>LEXINGTON, KY (November 9, 2023) – Heather McMahan will return to Lexington, KY with her “The Comeback Tour”, at the Lexington Opera…

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Nov 2 / Thursday

WINTER JAM RETURNS TO RUPP ARENA ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (November 2, 2023) – World Vision presents the Winter Jam 2024 Tour, founded by Newsong and produced by Premier Productions. Christian…

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Nov 2 / Thursday

LAUREN DAIGLE AT RUPP ARENA ON THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (November 2, 2023) ––– Today, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle announces the spring…

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Oct 31 / Tuesday

DANIEL TIGER LIVE AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2024

b>LEXINGTON, KY (October 31, 2023) - The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood…

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Oct 31 / Tuesday

JO KOY AT RUPP ARENA ON FEBRUARY 2, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 30, 2023) ––– Coming off of the highly anticipated Universal Picture film, Easter Sunday and his recent Netflix…

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Oct 30 / Monday

LYNYRD SKYNYRD & ZZ TOP TOUR STOPPING AT RUPP ARENA ON THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 30, 2023) ––– Today, the titans of American classic rock Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top have announced 36 additional…

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Oct 30 / Monday

WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW AT RUPP ARENA, FEBRUARY 12, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 30, 2023) - Don’t miss Monday Night Raw in Lexington, Kentucky! Rupp Arena is proud to host this live-televised event on…

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Oct 25 / Wednesday

WANDA SYKES COMING TO THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 25th, 2023) - Wanda Sykes returns to the road with her Please & Thank You tour coming to Lexington, KY at the Lexington Opera…

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Oct 24 / Tuesday

COMEDIAN NATE BARGATZE ANNOUNCES A STOP AT RUPP ARENA, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 24, 2023) – Comedian Nate Bargatze announced new dates for his 2023-2024 THE BE FUNNY TOUR, including…

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Oct 24 / Tuesday

ARI SHAFFIR TOUR TO STOP AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct 24, 2023) – Ari Shaffir has announced new shows for his THE WRONG SIDE OF HISTORY TOUR. Due to high demand, the comedian will…

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Oct 24 / Tuesday

COMEDIAN TOM PAPA AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 24, 2023) – Comedian Tom Papa announced today he’ll bring his 2024 Good Stuff Tour to the Lexington Opera House in…

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Oct 23 / Monday

CODY JOHNSON: ANNOUNCES STOP AT RUPP ARENA 4.12.24

Lexington, KY (October 23, 2023) - Platinum recording artist and CMA Awards Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Cody Johnson has added 15 more concerts…

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Oct 23 / Monday

BLINK-182 ANNOUNCE: AT RUPP ARENA AUGUST 1, 2024

(LEXINGTON - October 23, 2023) Multi-platinum, award-winning band blink-182 will be back on the road in the summer of 2024 with a stadium and arena…

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Oct 17 / Tuesday

BLIPPI: THE WONDERFUL WORLD TOUR STOPPING AT RUPP ARENA ON SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 17, 2023) – Round Room Live and Moonbug Entertainment are proud to announce that the hit live show, Blippi: The Wonderful…

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Oct 16 / Monday

DISTURBED: TAKE BACK YOUR LIFE TOUR AT RUPP ARENA ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2024

Lexington, KY – October 16, 2023 – Today, multi-platinum rock band Disturbed announces their 23- date Take Back Your Life 2024 North American…

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Oct 16 / Monday

THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF GEORGE MICHAEL STOPPING AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024

Lexington, KY (OCTOBER 16, 2023) – Right Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment today announced a brand new concert-style…

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Oct 12 / Thursday

GOLDEN GIRLS U.S. TOUR BRINGS LAUGHS, CHEESECAKE AND A PERFECT NIGHT OUT TO THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2024

Lexington, KY (OCTOBER 10, 2023) – Thank you for being a…fan! Following sold out performances and rave reviews across the country in 2023,…

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Oct 12 / Thursday

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS FROZEN & ENCANTO! COMING TO RUPP ARENA APRIL 18-21, 2024

Lexington, KY (October 10, 2023) – For the first time, Disney On Ice invites families to step inside the magical adventures of Walt Disney Animation…

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Oct 3 / Tuesday

MARK NORMAND COMING TO THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY. – Mark Normand has announced 28 new dates in 2024, extending his first national theatre tour, Ya Don’t Say Tour, and will include…

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Oct 3 / Tuesday

ALI SIDDIQ STOPPING AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (October 3, 2023) - Stand-up comedian, Ali Siddiq, has announced 47 dates to his, I Got A Story To Tell Tour. The star will be stopping…

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Sep 27 / Wednesday

LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES SPECTACULAR LINEUP FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON

LEXINGTON, KY (September 27, 2023) –  The Lexington Opera House is proud to present three new touring shows and a variety of local performances.…

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Sep 22 / Friday

PAW Patrol ®Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”, Rupp Arena, and GreenHouse17 Are Putting Their Paws Together for a Cause

Lexington, KY (September 21, 2023) –In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, Rupp Arena is proud to announce a partnership with…

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Sep 14 / Thursday

Professional Bull Riders’ Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour at Rupp Arena January 5-6, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 14, 2023) – For the seventh time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour…

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Sep 13 / Wednesday

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce 2024 World Tour, presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs

January 12, 2023 - Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments…

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Sep 7 / Thursday

Fall Out Boy Announces So Much For (2our) Dust Tour Stopping at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 30, 2024

September 7, 2023 – Due to overwhelming demand, GRAMMY Award-nominated and multi-platinum selling rock band Fall Out Boy’s worldwide So Much…

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Aug 28 / Monday

COMEDIAN PAULA POUNDSTONE ANNOUNCES TOUR STOP AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (August 28, 2023) - Iconic comedian Paula Poundstone has added a stop at the Lexington Opera House on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Known for…

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Aug 17 / Thursday

JACK HARLOW ANNOUNCES NO PLACE LIKE HOME: THE KENTUCKY TOUR

Multiple GRAMMY-nominated rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Jack Harlow announces first-of-its-kind, No Place Like Home: The Kentucky Tour.…

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Aug 10 / Thursday

THE FIGHTERS: TALES FROM THE CAGE AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

Lexington, KY (August 10, 2023) – Lexington Opera House presents THE FIGHTERS: Tales from the Cage moderated by Vanessa Demopoulos featuring MMA…

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Aug 7 / Monday

Central Bank Center Honored With Prestigious 2023 Facilities & Destination Prime Site Award

LEXINGTON, KY (August 1, 2023) – OVG360, the provider of Venue Management to Central Bank Center, has been recognized as a top destination…

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July 28 / Friday

TIM MCGRAW ANNOUNCES STANDING ROOM ONLY TOUR 2024 WITH SPECIAL GUEST CARLY PEARCE SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024 RUPP ARENA

(LEXINGTON, KY - JULY 28, 2023) Live on stage earlier this week, from an intimate fans-only sneak preview concert at LA’s famed The Whisky a Go…

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July 26 / Wednesday

TYLER CHILDERS CONFIRMS NEW YEAR’S EVE SHOWS AT LEXINGTON’S RUPP ARENA ON DECEMBER 30 & 31

(LEXINGTON, KY - JULY 26, 2023) Renowned singer, songwriter and musician Tyler Childers will perform two shows at Lexington’s Rupp Arena on Saturday,…

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July 25 / Tuesday

DAVE CHAPPELLE ANNOUNCES STOP AT RUPP ARENA

(LEXINGTON, KY - JULY 25, 2023) Today, Award-winning American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer of television and film, Dave Chappelle announces…

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July 6 / Thursday

EAGLES AT RUPP ARENA FOR FINAL TOUR ON NOVEMBER 14TH

After more than 50 years of touring, and consistently selling out arenas and stadiums worldwide, the Eagles announced today that their upcoming “The…

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June 20 / Tuesday

BLACK VIOLIN ANNOUNCES STOP AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE IN OCTOBER

LEXINGTON, KY (June 20, 2023) -This fall, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo Black Violin will continue on “The Black Violin Experience Tour”…

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June 2 / Friday

JEEZY, BOOSIE, NARDO WICK & MORE AT RUPP ARENA FOR TURN UP JAM ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

TURN UP JAM BRINGS TOGETHER HIP-HOP'S FINEST FOR A MEMORABLE NIGHT IN LEXINGTON, AT RUPP ARENA ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2023. Tickets Available Starting…

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June 1 / Thursday

NEEDTOBREATHE TO BRING RENOWNED LIVE SHOW TO RUPP ARENA ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2023 WITH “THE CAVES WORLD TOUR”

Lexington, KY – June 1, 2023 – GRAMMY-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE is set to bring their “high-energy, infectious” (Music…

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May 31 / Wednesday

LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES 2023-2024 BROADWAY LIVE SEASON

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY (May 31, 2022) – Lexington Opera House is proud to present the 2023-2024 Broadway Live Season. This new season will feature…

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May 22 / Monday

PAW Patrol ®Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” is Coming to Rupp Arena The Pack is Back and on a Roll to October 6-7, 2023

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY (May 22, 2023) –Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure.”…

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May 17 / Wednesday

TYLER HUBBARD OF FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE LIVE AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 AS PART OF #ONENIGHTONLY CONCERT SERIES

WHO: TYLER HUBBARD OF FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE with special guests SHANE PROFITT and KYLIE MORGAN WHAT: The #ONENIGHTONLY Acoustic Concert Series presented…

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May 15 / Monday

THE ROBERT CRAY BAND IS COMING TO THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Lexington, KY (May 15, 2023) - The Robert Cray Band will be touring the US and UK for the first time since the 2020 release of his album, That’s…

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May 9 / Tuesday

DAUGHTRY ANNOUNCES BARE BONES TOUR WITH STOP AT LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2023

LEXINGTON, KY (May 9, 2023)– Daughtry is taking it back to basics with their new tour announcement today. The Daughtry: Bare Bones tour sees the…

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May 8 / Monday

LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES NEW VARIETY LIVE SEASON 2023

Three shows on-sale now at https://www.lexingtontheatrecompany.org/current-season including The Sound of Music, Memphis, and White Christmas. Two additional…

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May 2 / Tuesday

JONAS BROTHERS ANNOUNCE FIVE ALBUMS. ONE NIGHT. THE TOUR

Lexington, KY. (May 2, 2023) – Today, the Jonas Brothers announce their most ambitious outing yet, a massive 35-date stadium and arena run –…

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Apr 24 / Monday

THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE™ IS COMING TO RUPP ARENA ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29TH

Rupp Arena will play host to The Price is Right Live™ stage show on Sunday, October 29th, 2023. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 30th at 10…

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Apr 10 / Monday

MELISSA ETHERIDGE AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2023

LEXINGTON, KY (April 10, 2023) – Grammy Award-winning rock star and activist, Melissa Etheridge, announced today that she’ll be hitting the…

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Mar 31 / Friday

WWE® SMACKDOWN COMING TO RUPP ARENA LIVE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 16th

Lexington, KY (March 31, 2023) – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced today additional live events as part of the company’s Summer 2023 touring…

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Mar 13 / Monday

LEGENDARY FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS COMING TO RUPP ARENA ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th

Lexington, KY (March 13, 2023) – The original Jersey boy himself, Frankie Valli is a true American legend and returning to Rupp Arena for the first…

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Feb 28 / Tuesday

STRAIGHT NO CHASER AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE FRIDAY, JUNE 30

Straight No Chaser will be performing at the Lexington Opera House on Friday, June 30, 2023. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 3 at 10AM EST. Tickets available…

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Feb 27 / Monday

KEVIN JAMES: THE IRREGARDLESS TOUR TO STOP AT THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2023

Lexington, KY – (February 27, 2023) – Kevin James, will be performing at The Lexington Opera House on September 28, 2023. Tickets go on sale…

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Feb 21 / Tuesday

ROCK AND ROLL LEGENDS GUNS N’ ROSES ANNOUNCE 2023 WORLD TOUR

Guns N’ Roses return to the road on a massive 2023 World Tour produced by Live Nation, headlining stadiums, festivals, and arenas throughout the…

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Feb 20 / Monday

JELLY ROLL ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN BACKROAD BAPTISM TOUR

Lexington, Ky. (February 20, 2023) – After dominating Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart for a record-breaking 25 consecutive weeks - ultimately…

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Jan 31 / Tuesday

THE KID LAROI ADDS SPECIAL GUEST TO SHOW AT RUPP ARENA ON FRIDAY, MARCH 31st, 2023

Platinum Entertainment Group and OVG360 are excited to announce that The Kid LAROI and Jeremy Zucker are teaming up to come to Rupp Arena on March 31st.…

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Jan 31 / Tuesday

LIL WAYNE ANNOUNCES WELCOME TO THA CARTER TOUR PRESENTED BY YOUNG MONEY, ROLLING LOUD, AND LIVE NATION AT RUPP ARENA ON SUNDAY, APRIL 30

Today, 5x GRAMMY® Award-winning, multi-platinum rap icon Lil Wayne announced his 2023 tour coming this spring – Welcome To Tha Carter Tour Presented…

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Jan 23 / Monday

DIONNE WARWICK TO CO-PRODUCE HITS! THE MUSICAL

“HITS the Musical” today announced that Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and six-time Grammy winning legend Dionne Warwick and Damon Elliott,…

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Jan 23 / Monday

BROOKS & DUNN COMING TO RUPP ARENA

BEST-SELLING DUO BROOKS & DUNN EXTEND REBOOT ARENA TOUR INTO 2023 WITH SPECIAL GUEST SCOTTY MCCREERY

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Dec 2 / Friday

RUPP ARENA PARTNERS WITH KULTURECITY TO BECOME SENSORY INCLUSIVE

Lexington, KY (December 2, 2022) – Central Bank Center has partnered with KultureCity to make all future programs and events that the venue hosts…

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Nov 21 / Monday

TOUGHEST MONSTER TRUCK TOUR RETURNS TO LEXINGTON ON SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2023

The Toughest Monster Truck Tour will return to Rupp Arena on April 29, 2023. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, November 25 and all adult and…

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Nov 21 / Monday

KENNY CHESNEY I GO BACK 2023 IN LEXINGTON, KY WITH SPECIAL GUEST KELSEA BALLERINI

When Kenny Chesney wrapped his 2022 Here And Now tour – playing to over 1.3 million people and breaking personal records in many of the 21 NFL stadiums…

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Nov 17 / Thursday

RUPP ARENA SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL TO CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP WITH KHSAA 2023-2025

b>Lexington, KY (November 17, 2022) – The OVG360 managed Rupp Arena is proud to partner with KHSAA to extend the contract to host KHSAA Boys Sweet…

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Nov 14 / Monday

LIZZO AT RUPP ARENA 4.22.23

LIZZO ANNOUNCES SECOND NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THE SPECIAL 2OUR  3X GRAMMY® AND EMMY AWARD-WINNING SUPERSTAR AT RUPP ARENA ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22,…

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Nov 8 / Tuesday

THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS ANNOUNCE STOP AT RUPP ARENA

The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs is coming with game like never before!

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Nov 3 / Thursday

THOMAS RHETT HOME TEAM TOUR AT RUPP ARENA THURSDAY, JUNE 22!

Multi-Platinum entertainer Thomas Rhett will join the Home Teams of 40 cities next summer, today revealing US tour dates for his HOME TEAM TOUR 23, produced…

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Oct 25 / Tuesday

BERT KREISCHER’S TOPS OFF WORLD TOUR! COMING TO RUPP ARENA ON THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2023

Renowned comedian, podcast host, and author Bert Kreischer announced his Tops Off World Tour where he will perform across Canada, the United States, United…

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Oct 18 / Tuesday

JOURNEY AT RUPP ARENA ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2023

October 17, 2022 – One of the most legendary rock bands of all time, JOURNEY, announces the continuation of their highly successful tour…

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Sep 20 / Tuesday

PENTATONIX COMING TO RUPP ON DEC. 4

This fall, Pentatonix will proudly present their Pentatonix: A Christmas Spectacular! 2022 Tour which includes a stop on Sunday, December…

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Sep 15 / Thursday

TobyMac Coming to Rupp Arena 2.23.23

Multi-Platinum-selling artist TobyMac and the Awakening Foundation announce the 2023 TobyMac Hits Deep Tour artist line-up featuring TobyMac and the DiverseCity…

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Sep 14 / Wednesday

Professional Bull Riders’ Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Bucks Back to Rupp Arena with Season-Launch Event January 6-7, 2023

For the sixth time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour will buck into Lexington, Kentucky, returning…

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Sep 12 / Monday

KENTUCKY RISING BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING CHRIS STAPLETON, DWIGHT YOAKAM AND TYLER CHILDERS TO BE HELD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 AT RUPP ARENA

“Kentucky Rising,” a special one-night-only benefit concert featuring some of Eastern Kentucky’s biggest names in music, will be held…

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Aug 31 / Wednesday

Kane Brown Coming to Rupp Arena 3/24/23

Lexington, KY (August 31, 2022) — On the heels of his historic MTV VMA performance as the first male country artist to perform on the show, Multi-Platinum,…

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Aug 29 / Monday

Chris Tomlin & Hillsong UNITED at Rupp Arena 11/4

Lexington, KY – (August 26, 2022) – On the heels of their highly successful  22-city “Tomlin UNITED Tour” out earlier this…

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Aug 29 / Monday

The Kid LAROI will be at Rupp Arena 11/19

Lexington, Ky. (August 25, 2022) – Platinum Entertainment Group and OVG360 are excited to announce that The Kid LAROI is coming to Rupp Arena this…

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June 10 / Friday

John Henry's Sculpture Relocated to Central Bank Center Plaza

Lexington Center Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire and relocate John Henry’s “Publisher” sculpture…

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May 19 / Thursday

Lexington Center Corporation Considers Preliminary Plan to Develop High Street Property

LEXINGTON, KY (May 19, 2022) – The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) announced today that it has selected the Lincoln Webb LLC to continue negotiations…

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Apr 25 / Monday

Central Bank Center Grand Opening!

LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2002) – Local and state leaders today celebrated the grand opening and dedication of the Central Bank Center. Completion…

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Mar 25 / Friday

JURASSIC QUEST, NATION’S BIGGEST DINOSAUR EXPERIENCE, MIGRATES TO LEXINGTON – TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Walk among the dinosaurs as North America’s most popular, can’t-miss dinosaur adventure stomps into Central Bank Center June 10-12

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Mar 25 / Friday

Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show Returns

Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show Returns April 1-3. TLC’s Trading Spaces Ty Pennington to appear on April 2, 1 p.m

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Mar 4 / Friday

THE LEXINGTON COMIC & TOY CON IS COMING TO CENTRAL BANK CENTER MARCH 24-27th – ON SALE NOW!

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is thrilled to announce that we will be back in Lexington March 24 –27th! The event will be held in the…

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Feb 22 / Tuesday

KEEP THE CHANGE!

Central Bank Center is going cashless! On March 2nd, 2022, at the conclusion of the University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball regular home season,…

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Feb 18 / Friday

Red Bull Paper Wings is Flying In to Lexington

Red Bull Paper Wings, the world’s largest paper plane competition is taking flight again in 2022 to search for the top paper plane pilots worldwide.…

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Feb 18 / Friday

THE ACQUISITION AND RELOCATION OF JOHN HENRY’S “PUBLISHER” SCULPTURE TO CENTRAL BANK CENTER PLAZA

Lexington Center Corporation announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire and relocate John Henry’s “Publisher” sculpture…

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Feb 11 / Friday

RUPP ARENA NOMINATED FOR ARENA OF THE YEAR THE 57TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

The Academy of Country Music® announced today the nominations for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™, honoring country music’s…

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Jan 27 / Thursday

GOODBYE SNOW, HELLO SHOWS!

The weekend kicks off on Friday with country music legend and Hall of Famer Reba McEntire’s nearly sold-out show at Rupp Arena.  Doors open…

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Jan 10 / Monday

OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES NAMES KENTUCKY NATIVE LAURA ALEXANDER VP CONVENTION CENTER SALES AND OPERATIONS FOR THE CONVENTION CENTER AT CENTRAL BANK CENTER

Oak View Group Facilities, managers and operators of Lexington’s expanded and  renovated 200,000-square-foot Central Bank Center, today named…

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Dec 17 / Friday

Kentucky MBB, WBB to Help with Western Kentucky Toy Drive

The University of Kentucky men's and women's basketball programs will be collecting toys and gift cards at its upcoming home games to donate to…

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Dec 16 / Thursday

DINO & DRAGON STROLL COMING TO THE LEXINGTON AREA

Dino & Dragon Stroll, a new touring event, produced by CV Events is coming to Lexington for the first time. This is the only North American tour that…

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Nov 18 / Thursday

DINO & DRAGON STROLL COMING TO LEXINGTON!

Dino & Dragon Stroll, a new touring event, produced by CV Events is coming to Lexington for the first time. This is the only North American tour that…

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Nov 1 / Monday

OAK VIEW GROUP RECRUITS TOP EVENT AND BOOKING INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES TO LEXINGTON

Oak View Group Facilities, operators of Central Bank Center, today announced two new hires will join the team in November as…

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Oct 4 / Monday

LEXINGTON CENTER CORPORATION AND OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES PROMOTE BRIAN SIPE TO GENERAL MANAGER OF CENTRAL BANK CENTER

The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) and Oak View Group Facilities today named Brian Sipe as General Manager of Central Bank Center, which includes…

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Sep 17 / Friday

LEXINGTON CENTER CORPORATION ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH STREET PROPERTY

The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) announced today that it will accept proposals to qualify a developer(s) to develop property in the heart of downtown…

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Sep 8 / Wednesday

Downtown Traffic Near Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena to be Impacted by Road Paving and Lane Closures

Starting this week, residents and visitors driving in and around downtown Lexington are advised to plan ahead and allow for additional travel time as…

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Aug 31 / Tuesday

LEXINGTON CENTER CORPORATION SELECTS OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES TO MANAGE AND OPERATE CENTRAL BANK CENTER

After an extensive search to determine the best path forward for the Central Bank Center (CBC), the Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) today unanimously…

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July 12 / Monday

STAFFING UP FOR A BUSY EVENT SEASON, RUPP ARENA TO HOST JOB FAIR ON JULY 24th!

In order to staff up for a busy 2021-22 event season, Rupp Arena will host a job fair on July 24th from 11am – 4pm.  Starting…

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June 16 / Wednesday

Lutheran Women in Mission Coming to Lexington!

Over 2,700 Lutheran women and men from around the USA and the globe will descend on Lexington’s Rupp Arena beginning June 24 for their 39th biennial…

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June 15 / Tuesday

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Convention in Lexington, Kentucky

Plans are being finalized for the 39th Biennial Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Convention, June 24-27, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky.…

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Apr 1 / Thursday

Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show Returns to Central Bank Center

The Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show will run April 9th - 11th 2021 at Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. The event will showcase…

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Mar 16 / Tuesday

FLASH THE LIGHTS! INTERMISSION IS OVER! CENTRAL BANK CENTER, RUPP ARENA AND THE LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF LIVE EVENTS TO LEXINGTON!

Capitalizing on the success of Acoustic Concert #1 and a sold out, two-night PBR event in February, Rupp Arena and Central Bank Center have officially…

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Feb 11 / Thursday

RUPP ARENA TO HOST SECOND COUNTRY CONCERT!

98.1 The Bull and Hardee’s will present Acoustic Concert Show #2 featuring Jon Pardi and a full roster of country artists including Jordan…

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Jan 29 / Friday

UK Men’s Basketball Program on Pause, Cancels Texas Game

The Kentucky men’s basketball program has been put on a 48-hour pause, including the cancellation of Saturday’s game vs. Texas, due to a combination…

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Nov 23 / Monday

LIVE EVENTS RETURN TO RUPP ARENA IN NOVEMBER!

After eight months of event cancellations and postponements due to COVID-19, Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center will reopen in November to host a limited…

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Sep 10 / Thursday

Central Bank Center Tops Out New Convention Center Expansion

In a special topping out ceremony held today on the site of Central Bank Center, construction crews placed the final structural steel beam atop the new…

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Aug 13 / Thursday

2020 Marks the End of an Era for Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena - Three Longtime Managers Retire - Three Promotions Announced

When Rupp Arena and Central Bank Center restarts its engine after the COVID-19 shutdown, there will be a marked change in some personnel. After serving…

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May 22 / Friday

CENTRAL BANK CENTER/RUPP ARENA SURPLUS SALE: ONLINE AUCTION TO COMMENCE MAY 24TH – JUNE 2ND

An online auction of surplus equipment, furniture and miscellaneous items used by Central Bank Center (formerly Lexington Center) and Rupp Arena …

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May 1 / Friday

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (Comic Con) June 18th – 21st 2020 Dates Cancelled Rescheduled to March 25th – 28th, 2021 at Central Bank Center

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention (Comic Con), Kentucky’s biggest weekend of geekery, has been further postponed until March 25th –…

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Apr 6 / Monday

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (Lex Con) Rescheduled to June 18-21 at Central Bank Center

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention (Lex Con), Kentucky’s biggest weekend of geekery, has been rescheduled for June 18th - 21st, it was announced…

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Mar 12 / Thursday

NEW CENTRAL BANK CENTER AND RUPP ARENA LOGOS UNVEILED

With a landmark naming rights agreement finalized and the first phase of a $300 million dollar expansion project well underway, Lexington Center Corporation…

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Mar 10 / Tuesday

CENTRAL BANK CENTER AND RUPP ARENA CONTINUE PROACTIVE MEASURES FOR CORONA VIRUS

The safety and security of our patrons, employees, clients, and visitors is our highest priority. In coordination with state and local health officials,…

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Mar 2 / Monday

CENTRAL BANK CENTER LEAPS INTO MARCH WITH AN ACTION PACKED WEEKEND!

Central Bank Center had an action packed weekend with five different events that brought an estimated 44,000 patrons into downtown Lexington.

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Jan 16 / Thursday

LEXINGTON CENTER ANNOUNCES LANDMARK NAMING RIGHTS AGREEMENT WITH CENTRAL BANK

Lexington Center Corporation today announced a landmark naming rights agreement with Central Bank, rebranding Lexington-Central Kentucky's premier…

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Aug 15 / Thursday

LEXINGTON CENTER SELECTS LEVY AS HOSPITALITY PARTNER

Lexington Center announced today its partnership with Levy, an industry leader in delivering unforgettable dining and hospitality experiences at major…

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May 13 / Monday

The Price is Right Live™ is coming to Rupp Arena on October 22, 2019

Rupp Arena will play host to The Price is Right Live™ stage show on October 22, 2019.Tickets will go on sale May 17th at 10am at the Lexington…

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Apr 10 / Wednesday

Parking/Traffic Advisory for Friday, April 12th in Downtown Lexington

A school performance of Disney On Ice Presents FROZEN is scheduled to take place at Rupp Arena on Friday, April 12th at 10:30 am. …

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Mar 20 / Wednesday

Parking/Traffic Advisory for Friday & Saturday in Downtown Lexington

There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington over the weekend, so patrons are advised to plan ahead with Lexington Comic & Toy Convention…

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Oct 19 / Friday

Preparations underway for bridge removal

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2018) – Preparations for the demolition of the Jefferson Street bridge are underway. The work comes after the City Council…

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Sep 5 / Wednesday

“LEXCON SWAPTEMBER” IS COMING TO LEXINGTON! SEPTEMBER 8th, 2018!

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is thrilled to announce its fall comic-con event – LexCon Swaptember! The event will be held in Heritage…

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Aug 6 / Monday

LEXINGTON CENTER AND RUPP ARENA TO HOLD SURPLUS MATERIALS AND SALVAGE AUCTION ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 17TH

LEXINGTON, KY (August 6, 2018) –  In preparation for construction and demolition to kick into high gear next month, the Lexington Center and…

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July 19 / Thursday

LCC Breaks Ground on New Convention Center

LEXINGTON, KY (July 19, 2018) — The Lexington Center broke ground today on the long awaited, highly anticipated $241 million replacement and…

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July 17 / Tuesday

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lexington Center Expansion Scheduled for Thursday, July 19th

This highly anticipated $241 million dollar construction project is slated to begin in August 2018 and be completed in November 2021. The 3-year project…

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June 28 / Thursday

LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD AWARDS $241 M CONTRACT TO MESSER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO BUILD NEW LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTER

LEXINGTON, KY (June 28, 2018) – At its monthly meeting today, The Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation voted unanimously to award…

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Mar 13 / Tuesday

MEDIA ALERT! Downtown Traffic/Parking Advisory for Wednesday - Sunday

LEXINGTON, KY (March 13, 2018) –  Starting tomorrow, residents and visitors are advised to plan ahead and allow for additional travel…

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Feb 8 / Thursday

LCC, UK Execute a “Right of Use Agreement,” Culminating in a New 15-year Lease at Rupp Arena

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb.8, 2018) –The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) and the University of Kentucky (UK) have executed a “Right of Use Agreement,”…

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Feb 6 / Tuesday

Oak View Group Facilities to Provide Event Booking Services to Iconic Rupp Arena

Los Angeles, CA. (February 5, 2018) – Lexington Center Corporation and Oak View Group Facilities have entered into a three-year exclusive Event…

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Nov 2 / Thursday

LEXINGTON CENTER LAUNCHES NEW RESPONSIVE WEBSITES!

LEXINGTON, KY (November 2, 2017) – Lexington Center Corporation today announced the launch of its three new responsive websites: RuppArena.com,…

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Oct 27 / Friday

Parking/Traffic Advisory for Saturday, October 14th in Downtown Lexington

LEXINGTON, KY (October 11, 2017) – There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington on Saturday, October 14th, so patrons are advised to…

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Oct 27 / Friday

Lexington Center Board Announces 2017 Slate of Officers

LEXINGTON, KY (October 2, 2017) –The Lexington Center Board of Directors has elected officers at its monthly September 28, 2017 Board Meeting, as…

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Sep 22 / Friday

The Scarefest Horror, Paranormal and Halloween Expo is excited to announce some very special guests!

The Scarefest Horror, Paranormal and Halloween Expo is excited to announce the following special guests:  Robert Englund, Bill Corbett, Edward James…

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Dec 15 / Thursday

LCC, UK Agree to a new 15-year Lease at Rupp Arena

The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) and the University of Kentucky have agreed in principle to a new 15-year lease at Rupp Arena. The new lease will…

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Oct 4 / Tuesday

RFQ for Development of High Street Mixed-Use Project

The Lexington Center Corporation (LCC) announced that it will seek proposals to qualify a developer(s) to develop a mixed-use project in the heart of…

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Apr 11 / Monday

LEXINGTON CENTER TO EMPLOY WALK THROUGH METAL DETECTORS AT MOST RUPP ARENA EVENTS

Lexington Center announced today that starting on April 16th, with the Christian rock concert OUTCRY, Lexington Center will begin utilizing walk through…

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Mar 7 / Monday

Lexington Center Board Announces 2016 Slate of Officers

The Lexington Center Board has elected officers at its February 18, 2016 Board of Directors meeting

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Jan 28 / Thursday

Lexington Leaders Express Appreciation for Support of New Lexington Convention Center Project

Upon hearing news that some financing was included in Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed biennial budget, business leaders today expressed their appreciation…

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Nov 19 / Thursday

LCC Board Votes to Pursue Expansion and Replacement of Convention Center

The Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation today unanimously voted in favor of pursuing an expansion and replacement of the Lexington…

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Nov 9 / Monday

Gamechanger: The Lexington Center Story To Air in December on KET

On the eve of the 40th anniversary year of the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena first opening in 1976, Gamechanger: The Lexington Center Story  will…

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Sep 14 / Monday

Mayor Jim Gray Appoints Four to Lexington Center Board

Mayor Jim Gray has made two new appointments to the Lexington Center Corporation Board of Directors.

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July 27 / Monday

RUPP ARENA TO GET $15 MILLION IN TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES INCLUDING CENTERHUNG LED SCOREBOARD AND WI-FI

Includes a new center-hung video, audio and scoreboard array, wireless internet for fans and patrons and major roof structure improvements so the arena…

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July 10 / Friday

Lexington Center Virtual Tour Now Online!

Powerful Online Tool Allows Patrons, Meeting Planners and Promoters to Look Up, Down and Around Each Venue As If They Were There In Person.

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