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Mar 16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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