Sydney Super Dome

  1. Brandle’s Global Bits: Sydney Entertainment Centre’s Name Change, Ian James’ Academic Turn, KickassTorrents Blocked

    January 23, 2014 2:01 AM EST SEC’s Two-Year Stay of Execution: The Sydney Entertainment Centre won’t be turned into a pile of rubble anytime soon after Qantas’ credit union flew in with a naming rights sponsorship deal. The venue will be renamed Qantas Credit Union Arena unti ...

  2. The Rolling Stones Announce '14 on Fire' Tour of Asia and Australia

    December 03, 2013 11:16 PM EST The Rolling Stones’ 2014 tour of Australia and New Zealand has grown into a seven-date trek. But before they head Down Under, the rock legends will play five shows in Asia, it was announced on Wednesday. As the itinerary stands, the "14 On Fi ...

  3. One Direction Break Sydney Venue Record, Awarded Olympic Park ‘Star’

    October 29, 2013 1:36 AM EDT One Direction have claimed a piece of box-office history on their latest Australasian tour. The British pop group performed their seventh and final sell-out Sydney show at the Allphones Arena on Saturday night, setting a new record for the venue ...

  4. Pink Wraps Tour Down Under, Grosses $29M For Final Three Shows

    September 13, 2013 9:45 AM EDT Box office stats from three arenas have been reported for Pink following the wrap of the Australian leg of her “Truth About Love” tour that drew sellout crowds in five cities in Australia from late-June through early-September. Grosses reported ...

  5. David Humphreys, General Manager of Perth Arena, Dead At 57

    September 05, 2012 10:31 AM EDT The Directors of AEG Ogden, Harvey Lister and Rod Pilbeam, confirmed the passing of David Humphreys, the General Manager of the soon-to-be-opened Perth Arena, on Sept. 4. He was 57. Humphreys had recently been admitted to a Perth hospital after be ...

  6. Ahead of Summer Olympics, London's O2 Leads Midyear Recaps

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT As the live entertainment business continues to gain its footing, arenas across the world experienced a successful first half of the year with top-grossing tours by Roger Waters, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Pri ...

  7. Sydney Entertainment Centre To Be Demolished

    April 18, 2012 1:22 PM EDT The Sydney Entertainment Centre, for many years the biggest arena in Australia's largest market, is facing the wrecking ball. The New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell today confirmed the site would be demolished in late 2013 as part o ...

  8. Aussie Touring Bits: Eminem Playing Down Under, First Time in Ten Years; Lil Wayne Opening

    September 07, 2011 1:58 PM EDT Eminem Going Down Under For The First Time in Ten Years Slim Shady is returning Down Under for the first time in 10 years to play a handful of stadium shows. Eminem, who last played in these parts in 2001, will play Melbourne Etihad Stadium on Dec ...

  9. Australia's Arena Management In Receivership

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian venues group Arena Management, operator of the troubled Sydney Entertainment Centre, has been placed into receivership. The news comes just weeks after AEG Ogden, managers of the largest network of venues in the Asia Pacific region, sai ...

  10. AEG Ogden, Arena Management Clash Over Sydney Entertainment Center

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG Ogden still harbors ambitions of adding the Sydney Entertainment Center to its portfolio. But a war of words has ignited after the Australian venue management firm openly questioned the venue's financial situation. Sydney-based Arena Mana ...

  11. AEG Ogden Deal For Sydney Entertainment Centre Nixed

    July 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Arena Management, operator of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, has admitted competitor AEG Ogden had been circling the venue's operating lease, but said any such deal has since been nixed. Reports had emerged in recent days that AEG Ogden was ...

  12. Sydney SuperDome To Change Name

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Sydney Superdome is to change its name after its leaseholder Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with Acer Computer Australia. The Sydney Superdome is to change its name after its leaseholder Publishing and ...

  13. Sydney SuperDome To Change Name

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Sydney Superdome is to change its name after its leaseholder Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with Acer Computer Australia. The Sydney Superdome is to change its name after its leaseholder Publishing and ...

  14. On The Road

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Sydney SuperDome in Australia may be off the beaten path, but it is certainly on the map after the kind of year the 20,000-seat arena put together in 2005. Read Ray Waddell's column. The Sydney SuperDome in Australia may be off the beaten ...

  15. Oz Confab To Discuss Biz Issues

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 750 delegates are expected to attend the 7th AustralAsian Music Business Conference, to be held August 11-13 at the Sydney SuperDome. More than 750 delegates are expected to attend the 7th AustralAsian Music Business Conference, to be he ...

  16. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  17. ARIAs To Continue Despite Fire

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire destroyed the studios of the gala's producers. The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards is to go ahead on Oct. 19 despite a fire ...

  18. Kerry Packer's PBL Buys Into Sydney SuperDome

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian media mogul Kerry Packer has added the Sydney SuperDome entertainment complex to his portfolio of interests in a deal reported to be worth A$12 million ($8.4 million). Packer's company Pub Australian media mogul Kerry Packer has ad ...

  19. Kerry Packer's PBL Buys Into Sydney SuperDome

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian media mogul Kerry Packer has added the Sydney SuperDome entertainment complex to his portfolio of interests in a deal reported to be worth A$12 million ($8.4 million). Packer's company Pub Australian media mogul Kerry Packer has ad ...