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INTRUST Bank Arena Ranked as 59th Busiest Arena in the U.S. in Year-End Rankings

(Wichita, Kan.) – The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena finished as the 59th busiest arena in the United States and 103rd in the world in Pollstar Magazine’s 2017 Year-End Top 200 Arena Rankings. Rankings are based on tickets sold worldwide for shows played between 1/1/17 and 12/31/17. INTRUST Bank Arena was also the eighth highest ranked arena in the continental United States managed by SMG, the Philadelphia-based venue operator that manages more than 230 facilities, nearly 70 arenas and over 1.75 million seats worldwide. The totals do not include tenant sport team ticket counts, some family shows, or SMG-produced special events. Pollstar is a weekly trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry.

Additionally, INTRUST Bank Arena hosted 14 of the Top 100 Tours in 2017, including Paul McCartney, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Diamond, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Cirque du Soleil ‘Toruk,’ Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, Disney On Ice, WWE, Harlem Globetrotters and Winter Jam.

“We hosted several renowned acts at INTRUST Bank Arena in 2017 which made for an extremely exciting year,” said A.J. Boleski, SMG General Manager. “From the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Twenty One Pilots to Paul McCartney, we welcomed a wide variety of entertainment and hosted thousands of guests from all across the Midwest. We’re looking forward to more historic events in 2018, including our sold out P!nk concert and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.”

Upcoming events at INTRUST Bank Arena include U.S. Figure Skating (Jan. 24-28), Harlem Globetrotters (Feb. 3), Avenged Sevenfold (Feb. 6), Monster Jam (Feb. 10-11), Oklahoma City Blue (Feb. 28), P!nk (March 3), Winter Jam (March 9) and the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship (March 15 & 17). For a full list of upcoming events, please visit


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