[Skip to Content]

News & Updates

Dec 28 Monday

PBR’s Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour Returns to Lexington, Kentucky for Fourth Consecutive Season on Feb. 19-20

For the fourth time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT) will buck into Lexington, Kentucky…

More Info
Nov 25 Wednesday

Concessions Currently Not Available at Kentucky Basketball

Concession stands at Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum will not be open for service until further notice, due to the mandate on no indoor dining by Kentucky…

More Info
Nov 23 Monday

LIVE EVENTS RETURN TO RUPP ARENA IN NOVEMBER!

After eight months of event cancellations and postponements due to COVID-19, Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center will reopen in November to host a limited…

More Info
Oct 28 Wednesday

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES ‘CHRISTMAS EVE AND OTHER STORIES LIVE IN CONCERT’ SPECIAL LIVESTREAM EVENT

In August, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) was forced to make the heartbreaking announcement that, for the first time in more than 20 years,…

More Info
Oct 22 Thursday

RUPP ARENA TO HOST ITS FIRST COUNTRY CONCERT SINCE COVID SHUTDOWN!

98.1 The Bull and Hardee’s will present Acoustic Concert 2020 at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, December 8th at 7:30pm it was announced today…

More Info
Oct 13 Tuesday

RUPP ARENA TO HOST FIRST CONCERT SINCE COVID SHUTDOWN: THREE 6 MAFIA WITH SPECIAL GUEST PROJECT PAT ON DECEMBER 11 – ONLINE ONLY TICKET SALES START FRIDAY - 10am

Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center will host its first concert since the mandatory Covid 19 shutdown in March with Three 6 Mafia and special guest…

More Info
Sep 23 Wednesday

ELTON JOHN ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TO THE STAGE FOR HIS EPIC GLOBAL FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR

It is with great excitement that Elton John announces his return to the stage in North America with newly rescheduled dates for his award-winning,…

More Info
Sep 10 Thursday

Central Bank Center Tops Out New Convention Center Expansion

In a special topping out ceremony held today on the site of Central Bank Center, construction crews placed the final structural steel beam atop the new…

More Info
Aug 13 Thursday

2020 Marks the End of an Era for Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena - Three Longtime Managers Retire - Three Promotions Announced

When Rupp Arena and Central Bank Center restarts its engine after the COVID-19 shutdown, there will be a marked change in some personnel. After serving…

More Info
May 22 Friday

CENTRAL BANK CENTER/RUPP ARENA SURPLUS SALE: ONLINE AUCTION TO COMMENCE MAY 24TH – JUNE 2ND

An online auction of surplus equipment, furniture and miscellaneous items used by Central Bank Center (formerly Lexington Center) and Rupp Arena …

More Info
May 1 Friday

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (Comic Con) June 18th – 21st 2020 Dates Cancelled Rescheduled to March 25th – 28th, 2021 at Central Bank Center

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention (Comic Con), Kentucky’s biggest weekend of geekery, has been further postponed until March 25th –…

More Info
Apr 6 Monday

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (Lex Con) Rescheduled to June 18-21 at Central Bank Center

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention(Lex Con), Kentucky’s biggest weekend of geekery, has been rescheduled for June 18th - 21st, it was announced…

More Info