Home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers basketball teams, the Staples Center is Los Angeles’s premier indoor arena. It can hold about 20,000 fans for concerts and boxing matches, and roughly 1,000 fewer people for basketball and ice hockey games. The facility is owned by L.A. Arena Company and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), one of the nation’s largest concert and live entertainment promoters.

In addition to the Clippers and Lakers, the Staples Center is also home to the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, and the Los Angeles Sparks women’s basketball team.

The Staples Center also hosts major popular music concerts by the likes of Britney Spears, Fleetwood Mac, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé.

Staples Center nearly takes control of venues rankings
After slipping to the third position last week the Eugene O’Neill Theatre is back on top of TicketNews®‘ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending October 7, 2012, thanks to ticket sales from Broadway’s “The Book of Mormon.” This week’s rankings saw a significant amount of shifts and debuts... Read more
Staples Center nears top venue spot courtesy of One Direction
For an unprecedented fifth consecutive week the Eugene O’Neill Theatre remains in control of TicketNews’ exclusive venue rankings list, behind the Broadway smash “The Book of Mormon.” While this theatre maintains its stronghold on the top spot, there is some new company in the top three this week. The... Read more
NBA Finals ticket sales take Staples Center to the top of the venue rankings
According to TicketNews’ exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, June 6, the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, grabbed the title of number one venue this week, jumping five spots from last week’s number six position. As the NBA Finals got into full swing this week, Staples... Read more
Miley Cyrus to perform at Staples Center in September
Miley Cyrus will perform on September 22 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, a venue representative confirmed to TicketNews. A single item for “Miley Cyrus Parking” appears for the venue on Ticketmaster, but the event itself has not been officially announced yet in order for Staples Center... Read more
Walking with Dinosaurs tour sets records for ticket sales at Staples Center
Walking with Dinosaurs: The Live Experience finished its run at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with the show’s third-best gate receipt total on its North American tour, earning $3.28 million for eight shows (September 25-28). The total was third only to the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, which... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner The Staples Center in Los Angeles set new records in a few attendance and concessions categories last month, hosting three sold concerts by Justin Timberlake on Sept. 16-17 and Sept.19, four sold out Mana’ concerts on Sept. 20-23 and two Los Angeles Kings... Read more