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Recent News Releases

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2019
Miranda Lambert Brings Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour to INTRUST Bank Arena October 26
April 5, 2019
Two-time GRAMMY Award-winner and reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert returns to the road this fall on the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour 2019 – and she’s bringing a heavyweight roster of female powerhouses along for the ride.
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2019
SMG Announces Christy Kerekes as Box Office Manager at INTRUST Bank Arena
April 2, 2019
INTRUST Bank Arena, an SMG managed facility, is excited to announce that Christy Kerekes has been promoted to Box Office Manager for Select-A-Seat as of March 29.
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2019
Jim Gaffigan Brings His Quality Time Tour to INTRUST Bank Arena August 16
March 11, 2019
Comedian Jim Gaffigan is heading out on the road to embark on a new comedy tour. Gaffigan is a four-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life.
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2019
SMG Announces Kat Lyon as Sponsorship Manager at INTRUST Bank Arena
March 8, 2019
INTRUST Bank Arena, an SMG managed facility, is excited to announce that Kat Lyon has recently joined the arena sales team as the Sponsorship Manager, a newly created position.
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2019
Lyndsey Edwards Named Social Media Rising Star by The Social Shake-Up
March 7, 2019

Lyndsey Edwards, SMG Marketing Manager for INTRUST Bank Arena, has been named to the 2019 Movers and Shakers Winners List by The Social Shake-Up. Lyndsey has been named a winner in the Rising Star award category which recognizes individuals who have stepped into a new role or faced a new social media challenge in the past year, met it and exceeded expectations.

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2019
Metallica Sets New Attendance Record at INTRUST Bank Arena
March 5, 2019

INTRUST Bank Arena made history tonight as it set a new attendance record for a single-concert when it hosted 15,690 Metallica fans at the sold-out show. Achieving this milestone makes Metallica the highest attended show in INTRUST Bank Arena’s nine-year history. 

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2019
SMG Announces Ryan Scherer as Operations Supervisor at INTRUST Bank Arena
February 15, 2019

The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena is excited to announce a new hire in the Operations Department.

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2019
The Chainsmokers Announce "World War Joy" North American Headline Arena Tour to INTRUST Bank Arena
February 12, 2019

Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have announced their massive “WORLD WAR JOY” North American headline arena tour for fall. Multi-platinum band 5 Seconds of Summer, who is featured on The Chainsmokers’ latest single “Who Do You Love,” will be joining all dates along with rising pop star Lennon Stella, who is opening the show. The 41-city tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off on September 25 in Cincinnati, OH and make stops in major cities across the U.S. and Canada before wrapping in Vancouver, BC on December 6.

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2019
INTRUST Bank Arena Gearing Up to Host Four Events in Four Days
February 6, 2019

INTRUST Bank Arena is set to host thousands of guests this week when it hosts four back-to-back events in four days. Luke Combs, Winter Jam, Jeff Dunham and the Harlem Globetrotters will all take place at INTRUST Bank Arena this Thursday through Sunday. Between the four events, more than 25,000 guests will make their way to downtown Wichita over the next four days. 

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2019
Country Superstar Alan Jackson is Coming to Wichita's INTRUST Bank Arena Saturday, August 10
February 4, 2019

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson will bring a night of hits to Kansas with a concert at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita on Saturday, August 10, 2019! Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 8 at 10:00am (CT)

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2019
SMG Announces New Hire and Promotions at INTRUST Bank Arena
February 1, 2019
The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena is excited to announce a new hire and promotions within the Marketing, Event Services and Operations departments.
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2019
Harlem Globetrotters Zeus McClurkin to Bring Smiles, Laughs and Positive Messages to Wichita Area Children on Monday
January 28, 2019

In advance of the Harlem Globetrotters show at INTRUST Bank Arena on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2 p.m., Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin will visit Cloud Elementary School in Wichita to speak to children about the team’s “T.E.A.M. Up at School” program

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2019
Chris Stapleton Brings All-American Road Show Tour to INTRUST Bank Arena this August
January 22, 2019

Chris Stapleton will continue his extensive, sold-out “All-American Road Show” through 2019 with newly confirmed performances this summer and fall. 

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2019
UFC debuts in Wichita with a March 9th showdown between top-ranked heavyweight knockout artist, exclusively on ESPN+
January 17, 2019

UFC® heads to Wichita, Kan. for the first time in the promotion’s history and brings with it a showcase matchup in the heavyweight division. Recent title challenger and No.2-ranked Derrick Lewis looks to re-insert himself into the championship conversation by landing another signature KO against a former UFC heavyweight champion and fellow knockout artist No.7-ranked Junior Dos Santos.

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2019
The PBR bucks back to Wichita for the PBR Velocity Tour Event
January 11, 2019

For one night, some of the best bull riders in the world will battle the sport’s fiercest bovine athletes.  The thrilling 8-second rides and heart-stopping wrecks make the PBR’s VT Tour one of the most exciting live sporting events to witness.

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2019
INTRUST Bank Arena Ranked as 57th Busiest Arena in the U.S. in Year-End Rankings
January 4, 2019

The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena finished as the 57th busiest arena in the United States and 105th in the world in Pollstar Magazine’s 2018 Year-End Top 200 Arena Rankings. Rankings are based on tickets sold worldwide for shows played between 1/1/18 and 12/31/18. 

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2018
Oklahoma City Blue Return To Wichita For Field Trip Day Game
December 20, 2018

Watch NBA basketball in Wichita, and provide an educational experience for students! The Oklahoma City Blue, the NBA G League affiliate of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, will be playing a Field Trip Day game at INTRUST Bank Arena on Wednesday, March 6. 

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2018
INTRUST Bank Arena Celebrates Major Milestone with Three Million Tickets Sold
December 15, 2018

The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena celebrated a major milestone today when it reached three million tickets sold and hosted its three millionth ticketed fan at today’s Wichita State men’s basketball game. 

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2018
Country Superstar Alan Jackson is Coming to Wichita's INTRUST Bank Arena Saturday, August 10!
December 13, 2018

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson will bring a night of hits to Kansas with a concert at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita on Saturday, August 10, 2019! Tickets go on sale TBD. 

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2018
Wichita Selected as host city for 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic, the hockey League's signature event
December 7, 2018

In a press conference today, Visit Wichita, the Wichita Thunder and the ECHL, Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League, announced the selection of Wichita as the host city for the 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic.

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