SAM SMITH MAKES HIS DEBUT APPEARANCE ON JULY 11, 2018

[October 6, 2017] – Today, Sam Smith announced his North American dates for The Thrill Of It All Tour. The arena tour kicks off on June 18, 2018 in Toronto, ON. Smith makes his debut performance at Orlando’s Amway Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. 

Smith’s sophomore album, “The Thrill Of It All,” will be released worldwide…

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LANA DEL REY ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH A STOP IN ORLANDO

Lana Del Rey announced she is taking her new album, “Lust For Life,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, on the road for a highly-anticipated 24-date tour. Produced by Live Nation, the La To The Moon Tour kicks off on January 5 in Minneapolis, MN. She will be accompanied on tour by two very special guests, Jhene Aiko (Minneapolis…

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ORLANDO PERFORMANCES OF DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS DARE TO DREAM AT AMWAY CENTER RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 11-13, 2018

ORLANDO, FLORIDA [September 22, 2017] – All performances of Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream originally scheduled for September 8-10 at Amway Center and postponed due to Hurricane Irma, have been rescheduled for Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13, 2018. Tickets purchased for the September dates will be honored in May for the exact same day of the week and show time.…

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ENRIQUE IGLESIAS AND PITBULL LIVE! TOUR POSTPONES TEXAS AND FLORIDA DATES DUE TO HURRICANE RECOVERY

Tour to return for rescheduled show on November 14

ORLANDO, FLORIDA [September 15, 2017] – Live Nation announced today that due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida, the Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull Live! tour is moving their upcoming shows in both states to new dates in November. The tour…

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ORLANDO’S NICKY JAM CONCERT AT AMWAY CENTER POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

The Nicky Jam concert originally scheduled for Sunday, September 17 at Amway Center is postponed due to Hurricane Irma. Tickets will be honored for the rescheduled performance (date to be confirmed).

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GARTH BROOKS PERFORMANCES RESCHEDULED

GARTH BROOKS CONCERT ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 AT 3 P.M. AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 AT 3 P.M.

Due to Hurricane Matthew, the Garth Brooks concert originally scheduled for Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 9 at 3 p.m. and Friday, October 7 at 7 p.m. has…

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Amway Center earns gold for green

Mark Schlueb , Orlando Sentinel

The Amway Center is so chock-full of environmentally friendly features that it is the first new NBA arena to earn a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, city and Orlando Magic officials told the Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday.


Officials with Orlando, the building's owner, and the Orlando Magic, its developer,…

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Ailene Voisin: Orlando arena 'miracle' dazzles

By Ailene Voisin
Sacramento Bee
Published: Sunday, Mar. 6, 2011 - 12:00

ORLANDO, Fla. – This is where NBA fantasies come true. Tucked in a corner of downtown, mere feet from the Church Street entertainment district and several miles from the world's most famous playground stands the sparkling, sophisticated Amway Center, the beauty of all arena…

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How to build an NBA arena

By Ian Thomsen SI.COM

This comes from Magic president Alex Martins, who presided over the design and construction of the new 18,500-seat Amway Center in downtown Orlando.

"It starts far ahead of putting the shovel in the ground. The research and design started 10 years ago. We visited and studied just about every arena facility in North America, and some…

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At Jernigan’s, Game On!

January 2011 issue of Orlando Magazine

I’ll come right out and say it: I’m not a sports fan.

I don’t follow teams, and I can’t get excited about who won what game when. Honestly, the last time I was in a stadium at all was in 1963, when my father took me to the final game at the Polo Grounds in New York, and we sat in the bleachers while…

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