Brown headlines STAPLES Center anniversary show
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
– Kane Brown will headline STAPLES Center's 20th anniversary concert at the downtown Los Angeles arena on Oct. 18.
The concert marks the first major milestone event in what will be a year-long celebration of the arena's history since opening the doors on Oct. 17, 1999.
"We are thrilled to have Kane Brown headline STAPLES Center as part of our 20th anniversary celebration," said Lee Zeidman, President, STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater and L.A. LIVE. "It is pretty remarkable to think that Kane was just shy of turning six years old when we opened our doors in 1999, and now he will be a huge part of us ushering in the next generation of extraordinary talent to headline our arena."
"STAPLES Center is an incredibly diverse and iconic venue and it is an honor to headline and be a part of their 20th anniversary kick off celebration. From the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks, to all the artists that have graced the stage there, they bring the best in entertainment to Los Angeles, and I cannot wait to celebrate the last 20 years and kick-off the next 20," said Brown.
Tickets will go on-sale Friday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific at AXS.com with tickets starting at $20.
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