Prudential Center Celebrates 15 Years

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New Arena Enhancements Highlight the Landmark Anniversary

Upcoming Events Lineup Includes Devils, Seton Hall Men’s Basketball,
Concerts, Family Shows, Special Events, and More!

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – October 25, 2022 – Fifteen years ago today, New
Jersey legends Bon Jovi and My Chemical Romance opened the doors to
Newark’s state-of-the-art entertainment facility. Since then, Prudential
Center, has hosted over 2,500 events and more than 20 million guests. To
commemorate the 15th anniversary, Prudential Center will host a
year-long celebration featuring an incredible lineup of events.

As Prudential Center celebrates its 15th year, it has enjoyed a meteoric
rise to the top of the sports and entertainment industry. “The Rock” is
an industry leader, not only in New Jersey, but worldwide. Ranked in the
Top 10 globally by _Pollstar_, _ Billboard,_ and _Venues Today_,
Prudential Center has been consistently recognized as a must-stop venue
for acts across all genres of music, sports, and entertainment.

“We are grateful for the entire state’s support over the past 15 years,
as we continually strive to deliver marquee content to New Jersey’s
‘Town Hall’ right here in Newark,” said Jake Reynolds, President, New
Jersey Devils & Prudential Center. “As we come off a record-high year,
we are incredibly proud of the reputation we have forged in successfully
entertaining spectators, hosting artists, promoting sponsors, and
serving as a steward for our community. This will be a very special year
at Prudential Center, and we look forward to celebrating a historic
anniversary with our passionate fans, alongside some of the biggest
names in sports and entertainment.”

In addition to being the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL)
three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, who celebrate their
40th Anniversary this season, and Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division
I Men’s Basketball program, Prudential Center also hosts the Devils’
practice facility – RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House, and the GRAMMY
Museum Experience TM Prudential Center, which also celebrates its’ 5th
Anniversary this week.

The Rock has become one of the hottest venues of its size in the United
States. The venue hosts more than 175 diverse programs per year which
include K-Pop, Latin, R&B, Hip-Hop, Rock, Pop, family shows, specials
events, and much more. Prudential Center has recently established itself
as the “North American Home of K-Pop” and a must-play Northeast
destination for Latin acts. Additionally, the building’s burgeoning
sports properties business includes two annual marquee college
basketball events in the _Never Forget Tribute Classic_ and the Invesco
QQQ _Legacy Classic_ for HBCUs, World Championship Boxing, collegiate
and professional wrestling, esports, and much more.

Among its greatest hits over the past 15 years, Prudential Center has
hosted the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Finals and professional basketball games
including the New Jersey Nets (NBA) and the New York Liberty (NBA).
Prudential Center also hosted the 2019 & 2022 MTV Video Music Awards,
Rolling Stones, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen, Garth
Brooks, JAY-Z, Drake, Andrea Bocelli, Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, The Who,
My Chemical Romance, Iron Maiden, Justin Bieber, U2, Lady Gaga, Paul
McCartney, Shawn Mendes, George Strait, Michael Bublé, Justin
Timberlake, Bad Bunny, Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Sebastian Maniscalco,
BTS, BLACKPINK, ATEEZ, NCT 127, Stray Kids, Post Malone, Marc Anthony,
Daddy Yankee and many more. Other sporting event highlights at The Rock
include the 2013 NHL Draft, the 2011/2012 NBA Drafts, the 2011 NCAA
Men’s Basketball East Regionals, 2009 WWE _Hell in a Cell_, UFC
Pay-Per-Views 78, 111, 128, 159, and 169, 2019 Rocket League World
Championships, _Never Forget_ College Basketball Classic (2016-2022),
Legacy Classic (2021-2023), Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day, professional
indoor soccer/lacrosse and All Elite Wrestling. Prudential Center has
also presented speeches by President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle
Obama, and held inauguration parties for Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and
former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

In celebration of the 15th year anniversary, Prudential Center is
excited to announce new enhancements that will be featured throughout
the building this upcoming year.

New to Prudential Center:

     * Sound System Updates: Prudential Center debuted its brand-new audio
sound system, which consists of eight-line arrays and 22 delay ring
locations that feature Adamson speakers and Lab Gruppen amplifiers. The
system was designed by Anthony James Partners (AJP) and integrated by CV
Lloyde and Star-Lo Communications.
    * Mobile App: The brand-new Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils app
is the home for all Devils and PruCenter news and information. It is
your key to The Rock featuring all arena events, including ticket
management, an interactive concourse and bowl map, A-Z arena guide,
food, beverage, merchandise information and more.
    * Premium Space Updates: Prudential Center launched its newest modern,
all-inclusive premium experience: Studio Suites. These
first-of-their-kind, exclusive suites are close to the action on the
lower-level and include an open-arena experience with a premium
all-inclusive in-suite featuring upscale food, reserved parking pass, up
to eight tickets in your private suite and much more.
    * New Food Concepts:  Specialty dining concepts include Piez Italian
Eatery home of the official New Jersey Devils Meatball and other Italian
favorites, traditional Mexican street food at Street Taco Cantina
(presented by Goya), slow smoked BBQ at Mighty Quinn’s, burgers and
hotdogs at Black Board Burgers and Japanese-infused hotdogs and tots at
Sumo Dog.
    * New Food Options at Classic Stands: a classic Taylor ham (or pork
roll) sandwich, Jersey fries, beef cheesesteak, mushroom and pepper
cheesesteak, calamari, crab cakes, Goya-spiced half rotisserie chicken
plate, chicken bowl, and falafel bowl.
    * New and Improved Full-Service Bars: Spotlighting Heineken Deck on the
main concourse, PlayUp Lounge, Bud Red Light Bar, the Hijole! Tequila
Bar, and Jersey Spirit.
    * New Building Partners Include: Parking Deck presented by Hyundai,
Hyundai Skybridge, Hyundai Club, Stick Toss Ale, LeGrand Coffee House
with Souvenir Cups, Fairwinds Estate Winery, and Path Water.

 Guests can purchase tickets for upcoming shows by visiting
[2] [3]. Follow Prudential Center across all social
channels for the most up-to-date news and 15th Year Anniversary
Celebrations on Twitter [4], Instagram [5], and Facebook [6]. Make sure
to use #PRU15 to join the conversation.

Upcoming Events at Prudential Center:

_For the complete New Jersey Devils schedule, click __here_ [7]_._

Saturday, October 29:  Powerhouse 2022 [8]

November 2 – 6: Disney on Ice presents Frozen and Encanto [9]

Wednesday, November 9: Seton Hall vs. Monmouth [10]

Friday, November 11: Millennium Tour [11]

Saturday, November 12: Seton Hall vs. Saint Peters [12]

November 14 & 15: BLACKPINK [13]

Wednesday, November 16: Gavitt Tipoff Games: Seton Hall vs. Iowa [14]

Friday, November 18: AEW Rampage [15]

Saturday, November 19: AEW Full Gear [15]

Sunday, November 20: Seton Hall vs. Wagner [16]

Sunday, November 27: ATEEZ [17]

Monday, November 28: ATEEZ [17]

Wednesday, November 30: Casting Crowns with CAIN and Anne Wilson [18]

Friday, December 2: Mega Bash 2022 [19]

Sunday, December 4: Garden State Grapple [20]

Thursday, December 8: Daddy Yankee [21]

Saturday, December 10: Never Forget Tribute Classic – Villanova vs.
Boston College [22]

Wednesday, December 14: Seton Hall vs. Drexel [23]

Saturday, December 17: Seton Hall vs. Providence [24]

Tuesday, December 27: Trans-Siberian Orchestra [25]

Saturday, December 31: Seton Hall vs. St. John’s [26]

Saturday, January 7: Seton Hall vs. Butler [27]

January 12 – 16: Disney on Ice presents Into the Magic [28]

Wednesday, January 18: Seton Hall vs. UConn [29]

Saturday, January 21: Seton Hall vs. Marquette [30]

January 27 – 29: Monster Jam [31]

Saturday, February 4: Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic [32]

Sunday, February 5: Seton Hall vs. DePaul [33]

Wednesday, February 8: Seton Hall vs. Creighton [34]

Tuesday, February 14: Seton Hall vs. Georgetown [35]

Saturday, February 18: Carrie Underwood [36]

Friday, February 24: Seton Hall vs. Xavier [37]

Sunday, February 26: Jeff Dunham [38]

Tuesday, February 28: Seton Hall vs. Villanova [39]

March 3 – 5: Jurassic World Live [40]

Friday, March 10: Impractical Jokers [41]

Friday, March 31: Ana Gabriel [42]

Friday, April 14: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band [43]

Saturday, May 27: Anuel AA [44]

Media may CLICK HERE [45] for images of Prudential Center.


Prudential Center is the world-class sports and entertainment venue
located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the
state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL)
three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall
University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175
concerts, family shows and special events each year. The arena is also
home to the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, which opened its
doors to the public in October 2017. The 8,200-square-foot experience
marks the first GRAMMY Museum outpost on the East Coast and features a
dynamic combination of educational programming and interactive permanent
and traveling exhibits, including a spotlight on legendary GRAMMY
winners from New Jersey. Ranked in the Top 8 nationally by Pollstar,
Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of
the premier venues in the United States, and hosts over 2 million guests
annually. For more information about Prudential Center, visit [46] and follow the arena on Facebook [47], Twitter [48]
and Instagram [49] @PruCenter. Prudential Center is a Harris Blitzer
Sports & Entertainment property.

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