Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Knowledge Identifier: $Brisbane_Entertainment_Centre

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Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Located in Boondall, a Brisbane City suburb, in Queensland, Australia add

Category: Business (7)

Launched in 1960.

Countries: United States (42%), Canada (21%), Australia (11%)

Main connections: Rebel Heart Tour, Celine Dion, Cher

Linked to: Anschutz Entertainment Group, One Direction, Coldplay, Green Day

 

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1985

Chandler Arena - Chandler arena was the one time home of the now defunct Brisbane Bullets of the NBL in 1985 and 1986 before the team moved into the new 13,500 seat Brisbane Entertainment Centre early in the 1986 NBL season


1986

For game 1 of the 1986 NBL Grand Final series between the Bullets and Adelaide 36ers, a Australian indoor attendance record was set when over 11,000 fans saw the 36ers win in overtime add something

 

In 1986 on the &World_Wrestling_Federation's Australian tour, women's professional wrestler Velvet McIntyre defeated The Fabulous Moolah for the WWF Women's Championship add something

 

In all, the BEC saw six NBL Grand Final games played between 1986 and 2007 with the Bullets winning three of the six games add something

 

The opening event for the center was on Thursday 20 February 1986, featuring World Champion, British ice skaters, Torvill and Dean add something


1987

In 1987, Michael Jackson performed during his "Bad" tour for two sold out shows on 27 and 28 November add something

 

In 1987, the Brisbane Bullets won their second NBL championship and their first at the Entertainment Centre with a 2-0 series win over the Perth Wildcats add something

 

The Bullets won the 1987 NBL championship against the Perth Wildcats, but didn't get to celebrate in the centre as they swept the Wildcats 2-0 with the final game played at the Perth Superdome add something


1990

In 1990, Game 2 of the NBL Grand Final series between the Bullets and Wildcats drew a record crowd of 13,221 to the Entertainment Centre add something

 

The largest basketball crowd was 13,221 for game two of the 1990 NBL Grand Final series, between the Bullets and the Perth Wildcats add something


1995

The Entertainment Centre was the filming venue for the original Australian series of Gladiators from 1995 to 1997 add something

 

American rock band Pearl Jam have performed numerous times at the venue over the years: 21-22 March 1995 during the Vitalogy Tour; 14-15 March 1998 during the Yield Tour; 8-9 February 2003 during the Riot Act Tour and 10-11 November 2006 during the Pearl Jam 2006 World Tour add something


2007

Due to a conflicting schedule at the Bullets home at the Brisbane Convention Centre, the Entertainment Centre was used as the home venue for the Bullets 2007 Grand Final series against the Melbourne Tigers add something

 

In 2007, the Brisbane Bullets won their third and last NBL championship when they defeated the Melbourne Tigers 3-1 in their best of five game series add something


2009

In 2009, a record breaking 11 concerts were performed by American popstar Pink, on her worldwide Funhouse Tour; the largest tour in Australian history add something


2010

Also in 2010, Lady Gaga performed two sold-out shows during the Australian leg of her Monster Ball Tour add something

 

In 2010, Nitro Circus performed three Motorbike Stunt Shows at the venue add something


2012

Sonny Bill Williams - On 24 November 2012, during the Japanese Top League's November break, Williams was due to fight South African former heavyweight contender Francois Botha at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre


2013

In 2013, One Direction performed at three sold out concerts during their world tour Take Me Home add something

 

In 2013, Tool will perform at the Entertainment Centre during their Australian Tour add something

 

In 2013, on her the Truth About Love Tour, Pink performed 8 sold-out shows at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre add something

 

The Truth About Love Tour was the biggest concert to be held at the complex in 2013 add something


2014

The BEC is where Jay-Z's Magna Carter World Tour resumed in the fall of 2014, after a lengthy North American leg that included stadium shows during the summer months add something

 

Anthony Mundine - Mundine is due to fight Carson Jones at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on 29 January 2014


2015

Rebel Heart Tour - It started on September 9, 2015, in Montreal, Canada at the Bell Centre and will continue throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania before concluding on March 27, 2016, in Brisbane, Australia at Brisbane Entertainment Centre


2016

On 16 and 17 March 2016, Madonna performed at the arena as part of her Rebel Heart Tour add something


2017

On 12 September 2017, Ariana Grande will perform at this arena for the first time as part of the Dangerous Woman Tour add something

 

On 29 November 2017, Shawn Mendes will perform for a first time at this arena as a part of Illuminate World Tour add something


2018

On 3 June 2018, Niall Horan will perform for a first time at this arena as a part of Flicker World Tour add something

 

On 30 July 2018 Céline Dion will perform at this arena as a part of Celine Dion Live 2018 add something

 

On 30 and 31 July 2018 Céline Dion will perform at this arena as a part of Celine Dion Live 2018 add something

 

On 28 and 29 September 2018 Cher will perform at this arena as part of the Here We Go Again Tour add something

 

On 5 and 6 December 2018 Shania Twain performed at this arena as a part of Now Tour add something


2019

In 2019, the club moved all of their home matches to the newly constructed venue dedicated to netball, Brisbane Arena add something