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The Van Andel Arena.

The Van Andel Arena is a 10,834-seat multi-purpose arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After a $75 million construction effort, the arena opened on October 8, 1996 and since has attracted more than five million patrons. It is home to the Grand Rapids Griffins ice hockey team, and the Grand Rapids Rampage Arena football team. It was also home court of the now defunct Grand Rapids Hoops basketball team. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Nickname: Location of Grand Rapids within Kent County, Michigan Coordinates: , Country United States State Michigan County Kent Founded 1826 Incorporation (city) 1850 Government  - Mayor (Part-time) George Heartwell Area  - City  45. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Grand Rapids Griffins are a hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A team comprises many group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... Conference American Division Central Year founded 1998 Home arena Van Andel Arena City, State Grand Rapids, Michigan Wild card titles 4: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 Division titles 1: 2001 Conference titles 1: 2001 ArenaBowl championships 1: 2001 The Grand Rapids Rampage participate in the Arena Football League. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... The Grand Rapids Hoops were a basketball team that played in the Continental Basketball Association. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ...


As a concert venue Van Andel Arena seats 12,858 for end-stage shows, 13,184 for center-stage shows. The arena floor measures 85 feet-by-220 feet. The arena features 9,886 permanent seats and 44 luxury suites (the 16 luxury suites in the upper bowl seat 20 each, and 24 of the lower bowl suites seat 15, with the other four seating 18 each.) There are 1,298 retractable seats at Van Andel Arena. A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2005 Kasia Kowalska concert in Warsaw A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. ...


Sunset Strip rockers Mötley Crüe recorded their April 27, 2005, concert at Van Andel and later released the show on the Carnival of Sins Live DVD. Mötley Crüe (IPA pronunciation: ) is a popular American glam metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... Carnival of Sins Live is a 2-CD live album by Mötley Crüe released in 2006, featuring a performance from their 2005-2006 Carnival of Sins reunion tour. ...


Since opening in 1996, the Van Andel Arena has successfully improved the entertainment inustry in the West Michigan area by attracting numerous concerts from big-name celebrities, such as Faith Hill, NSYNC, Tim McGraw, Aerosmith, Green Day, John Mayer, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and Elton John, and several World Wrestling Entertainment appearances. Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, known professionally by her first married name Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to fellow country singer Tim McGraw. ... *NSYNC is a five-part pop music vocal group, specifically a boy band, formed in Orlando, Florida, USA. The group members are James Lance Bass, Joshua Scott Chasez (JC), Joseph Anthony Fatone Junior (Joey), Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick (Chris), and Justin Randall Timberlake. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw on May 1, 1967) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one hits on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... This article is about the band Green Day. ... John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers (from left): Flea, Chad Smith, John Frusciante and Anthony Kiedis Red Hot Chili Peppers are a Californian rock band who have combined aspects of funk and hip-hop with rock and roll, pioneering funk metal. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...


Grand River Promenade

The Grand River Promenade, the official name for the skyway, goes between the DeVos Place Convention Center and the Van Andel Arena. In an urban setting, a skyway, catwalk, or skywalk, is a type of pedway consisting of an enclosed (or covered) bridge between two buildings. ... DeVos Place Convention Center DeVos Place Convention Center, erected in 2003 on the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a multi-purpose convention center. ...


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Van Andel Arena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
The Van Andel Arena is a 10,834-seat multi-purpose arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
As a concert venue Van Andel Arena seats 12,858 for end-stage shows, 13,184 for center-stage shows.
The arena features 9,886 permanent seats and 44 luxury suites (the 16 luxury suites in the upper bowl seat 20 each, and 24 of the lower bowl suites seat 15, with the other four seating 18 each.) There are 1,298 retractable seats at Van Andel Arena.
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