Are you looking for something fun to do in Brooklyn or New York City to wrap up summer 2015 and get fall 2015 going with an entertaining time? The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY has a huge variety of exciting events and concerts coming up!
Besides being home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets since 2012, Barclays Center is also now home to the NHL’s NY Islanders with preseason games starting Monday, September 21 against the Philadelphia Flyers. WWE professional wrestling comes to town Friday, August 21 through Monday, August 24 with plenty of opportunities to see and meet your favorite wrestlers. Between the WWE Superstar Meet & Greet, WWE SummerSlam Panel, WWE Presents NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, WWE SummerSlam, and WWE Monday Night RAW, there is something every WWE fan can get excited about. Upcoming music concerts at Barclays Center include Scorpions, Madonna, Ariana Grande, and The Legacy of Hope Concert in Support of The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.
Here are the Barclays Center summer 2015 events and concerts:
WWE Superstar Meet & Greet: Friday, August 21 at 1:00-3:00pm & Saturday, August 22 10:00am – 5:00pm. Ticket Prices: $125.00
Want to meet your favorite WWE superstars? The WWE Superstar Meet & Greet session includes an autograph photo of the wrestler and photo taken be a professional photographer. Meet Sting or Shawn Michaels on Friday, August 21 at 1:00 – 3:00pm. Meet Bray Wyatt or Dean Ambrose on Saturday, August 22 at 10:00am – 12:00pm. Meet Randy Orton or Paige, Charlotte, and Becky on Saturday, August 22 at 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Meet Seth Rollins or Roman Reigns on Saturday, August 22 at 3:00pm – 5:00pm. This event kicks off the WWE SummerSlam weekend of events at Barclays Center. General admission tickets for SummerSlam weekend events are available at ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.
WWE SummerSlam Panel: Saturday, August 22 at 10:00am. Ticket Prices: $75 – $200
Barclays Center hosts more WWE Superstars with the WWE SummerSlam Panel. This event includes a photo with the superstars taken by a professional photographer, collectible autographed poster, and optional VIP seating for the panel. The NXT Panel features Triple H, Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Finn Balor, Corey Graves, Sasha Banks, Byron Saxton. The WWE SummerSlam Panel is the second event of the WWE SummerSlam weekend of events at Barclays Center.
WWE Presents NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn: Saturday, Aug 22 at 7:30pm. Ticket Prices: $25.50 – $80.50
Who is your favorite NXT wrestler? You get a chance to see them when Barclays Center hosts WWE Presents NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn for the first time ever! Watch your favorite NXT Superstars in person as Finn Bálor, Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe, Tyler Breeze, Blake & Murphy with Alexa Bliss, The Vaudevillains, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Charlotte, Becky Lynch and many more take to the ring. The WWE Presents NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn is the third event of the WWE SummerSlam weekend of events at Barclays Center.
WWE SummerSlam: Sunday, Aug 23, at 6:30pm. Ticket Prices: $30.50 – $530.50
Barclays Center hosts WWE’s biggest event of summer 2015 with WWE SummerSlam! Come see the biggest WWE Superstars take the ring including John Cena, Seth Rollins, Roman Riegns, Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, Rusev, and many more. The highly anticipated match of The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar headlines the WWE SummerSlam. Don’t miss a historic WWE event at Barclays Center that will be broadcast around the world on WWE Network and pay-per-view. The WWE SummerSlam is the fourth and main event of the WWE SummerSlam weekend of events at Barclays Center.
WWE Monday Night RAW: Monday, Aug 24 at 7:30 PM. Ticket Prices: $25.50 – $130.50
Barclays Center hosts WWE Monday Night RAW to close out WWE SummerSlam weekend. Come out and see US Champion John Cena, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose take on WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens and Bray Wyatt! Fan favorite WWE Superstars include Big Show, Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, and many more. Witness the fallout of WWE Summerslam in person at Barclays Center.
Legacy of Hope Concert in Support of The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital: Wednesday, Aug 26 at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices: $35.50 – $95.50
Barclays Center welcomes The Legacy of Hope Concert in Support of The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 26. Headliners for this concert for a cause include Robin Thicke, Common, Grammy Award winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari, and South African musical Legend Jonathan Butler. Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa is supported by the non-profit organization The Legacy of Hope Foundation. The master of ceremonies for this event is Russell Peters. Tickets for this event are available at ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.
Scorpions: Saturday, Sep 12 at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices: $55.50 – $149.50
The Scorpions come to Barclays Center on their 50th Anniversary World Tour! Rudolf Schenker founded The Scorpions in 1965 in Hannover, West Germany and they continue to be a band that attracts masses of fans. The Scorpions have sold over 75 million recordings and are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time! Come out and hear the best tracks from their new album live including “We Built This House”, “House Of Cards” and “Eye Of The Storm”. Queensrÿche will open the concert and get the crowd rocking. Don’t miss the band MTV called “the ambassadors of rock” and Rolling Stone Magazine describes as “”the heroes of heavy metal” when The Scorpions come to Barclays Center.
Madonna: Saturday, Sep 19 at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices: $45.50 – $360.50
Barclays Center welcomes Madonna on her ‘Rebel Heart’ Tour with special guest Amy Schumer. The Queen of Pop is one of the most successful live performers of all time and has had amazing critical acclaim as an artist, songwriter and producer. Her ‘Sticky & Sweet’ Tour in 2008-2009 was the highest grossing tour for a solo artist of all time. Madonna is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records and has sold over 300 million records. Madonna performing live at Barclays Center is must-see entertainment!
R. Kelly: Friday, Sep 25 at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices: $60.50 – $130.50
R. Kelly comes to Barclays Center for part of the third anniversary celebration. The multiplatinum artist know as the King of R&B is sure to please with performances of his hits “I Believe I Can Fly”, “Bump N’ Grind”, “Gotham City”, “Ignition”, “Your Body’s Callin”, “When a Woman’s Fed Up” and many more. Don’t miss seeing one of the most influential and successful R&B artists of all time when R. Kelly visits Barclays Center.
Ariana Grande: Saturday, Sep 26 at 7:30pm & Sunday, Sep 27 at 7:30pm. Ticket Prices: $20 – $695.50
Barclays Center welcomes Ariana Grande on “The Honemoon Tour” with two concerts on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27. The pop music superstar is best known for her hits like “Problem”, “Break Free”, “Bang Bang” and “Love Me Harder”. Latin Superstar Prince Royce will open both shows as a special guest. Both shows are part of the third anniversary celebration of Barclays Center, which opened on September 28, 2012. Come see Ariana Grande put on an amazing live performance at Barclays Center!
New York Islanders – NHL Preseason: Ticket Prices: $40 – $1,250
The New York Islanders of the NHL will call Barclays Center their home arena starting this year! Before the home opener against the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks on October 9, the NY Islanders get the action started with three preseason games. Group Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more by calling 844-ISLES-GP. Come support the 2015-2016 NY Islanders at these NHL preseason games at Barclays Center:
Vs Philadelphia Flyers – Monday, Sep 21 at 7:00 PM
Vs New Jersey Devils – Wednesday, Sep 23 at 7:00 PM
Vs Washington Capitals – Monday, Sep 28 at 7:00 PM
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