New Jersey’s Prudential Center is a nearly 20,000-seat indoor arena, located in downtown Newark, which is home to former Stanley Cup champions the New Jersey Devils hockey team. Nicknamed “The Rock” because of Prudential’s logo and slogan, the multi-purpose arena opened in 2007 and was built for $375 million.
In addition to the Devils, the facility also hosts the Seton Hall University men’s basketball team, known as the Pirates, and the New Jersey Ironmen professional indoor soccer team.
The arena is one of the easiest for fans to get to, because it was built only two blocks from Newark Penn Station and near other forms of mass transit.
It was opened in October 2007 with a 10-concert series by New Jersey’s Favorite Sons Bon Jovi, who was joined by the likes of Daughtry, My Chemical Romance and Big & Rich.
Chris Rock and Kevin Hart announced a limited run of arena shows, playing five buildings in July. The exclusive run – Rock Hart: Only Headliners Allowed – pairs the iconic comics for five straight nights, all in the New York area. Both performers had already announced plans to tour... Read more
With the Dodgers and Astros making runs all the way to tonight’s World Series Game Seven (in LA), it’s no wonder that the two cities have done very well in the marketplace over the course of the past month. Dodger Stadium captured the top spot in our monthly breakdown... Read more
PRESS RELEASE: “Select-A-Ticket Store Opens Near Newark’s Prudential Center” Riverdale, NJ (Select-A-Ticket) Wednesday, 13 October 2010 – Providing the best service and lowest ticket prices on the secondary market is the mission statement of Select-A-Ticket, a New Jersey ticket broker doing business since 1978. With company headquarters based in... Read more