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Angel of the Winds Arena
Angel of the Winds Arena
is an $83.3 million multi-purpose complex, in Everett, Washington, designed and developed by the Everett Public Facilities District. The Everett Events Center opened in October 2003. Naming rights were sold to Comcast
Comcast
in 2007, who renamed the arena to Comcast
Comcast
Arena at Everett. In 2014, the name was changed to Xfinity Arena, named after the Xfinity
Xfinity
brand that was adopted by the Comcast Cable division.[8][9] Angel of the Winds Casino Resort, operated by the Stillaguamish Tribe, signed a 10-year, $3.4 million contract to become the arena's new naming rights sponsor in 2017.[10] The 10,000-seat venue has hosted a variety of concerts and other types of performances. A few events that have showcased at Angel of the Winds Arena include Ringling Brothers Circus, The Spa, Pool, and Swimspa Show, moto cross, and family shows such as Disney on Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, Sesame Street Live
Sesame Street Live
and a myriad of others. The venue served as the host for 2008 Skate America, a three-day ice-skating championship featuring world class skaters. The events were both nationally and internationally televised on NBC. It was the first event of six in the 2008-2009 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition. This was Skate America's largest attendance ever recorded in its history.[citation needed] In 2016, the arena served as the host for the 2016 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships.[11]

Contents

1 Hockey 2 Indoor football 3 Lacrosse 4 Banked track roller derby 5 Previous tenants 6 Conference Center 7 Ice rink 8 Concerts 9 References 10 External links

Hockey[edit] Angel of the Winds Arena
Angel of the Winds Arena
is the home of the Everett Silvertips, a Western Hockey League
Western Hockey League
franchise. In their first season (2003–04) the Everett Silvertips
Everett Silvertips
were led by former NHL Head Coach Kevin Constantine to win the WHL Western Conference Championship. Indoor football[edit] In 2012, Comcast
Comcast
Arena was the home of the now-defunct Everett Raptors of the Indoor Football League. Lacrosse[edit] In 2010, Comcast
Comcast
Arena became home to the Washington Stealth
Washington Stealth
of the National Lacrosse League. The franchise was previously known as the San Jose Stealth, and before that the Albany Attack. [1] The National Lacrosse League announced on June 27, 2013 that the Washington Stealth would relocate for the upcoming season. The team would preserve its nickname in the move. Further details were to be announced at a press conference on July 2, 2013.[12] Banked track roller derby[edit] Angel of the Winds Arena
Angel of the Winds Arena
is also home to the Tilted Thunder Rail Birds, a Seattle-based, all-female, banked track roller derby league. [2]

Side view of Angel of the Winds Arena

Previous tenants[edit] The arena was also home to the International Basketball League's Everett Explosion
Everett Explosion
for one season in 2007 before they moved to Monroe and were renamed the Snohomish County Explosion, where they played until 2010. Comcast
Comcast
Arena also hosted arena football for three years (2005–07). The Everett Hawks
Everett Hawks
were a primary football tenant in the arena for the NIFL
NIFL
in their first season at Everett, going undefeated at 14-0, but lost in the playoff semifinal to the Tri-Cities Fever. The team switched to af2 in 2006 and became a minor-league team where they didn't find much success, which led to their folding in 2007.[citation needed] Conference Center[edit]

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The Edward D. Hansen Conference Center is a $12 million center in an extra wing of the arena. The conference center was designed by H2K Design and Botesh, Nash & Hall.[citation needed] This esthetically oriented three-story facility includes a 12,000-square-foot (1,100 m2) ballroom that is capable of accommodating 800 guests. In addition to the ballroom, the conference center has three executive meeting rooms used by guests as a private meeting space. The conference center hosts about 200 events annually including meetings, trade shows, banquets, galas, receptions and others.[citation needed] The conference center is also home to the City of Everett’s art collection which includes artwork from the Pilchuck Glass Collection. Ice rink[edit] The Xfinity
Xfinity
Community Ice Rink is an NHL regulation 200' x 85' ice rink that is located inside Angel of the Winds Arena. It is a public ice skating rink, which is used for public skating, local hockey leagues, figure skating, instructional sessions and much more. Currently the rink is open year-round, and has the versatility to transform into a 57,000-square-foot (5,300 m2) space with the capability to host trade shows, expositions, consumer shows and special events. Concerts[edit]

List of Concerts

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd
– February 6, 2004 and December 16, 2005 KUBE 93.3's Birthday Bash – March 27, 2004 Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
– April 3, 2004 tobyMac & The Diverse City Band – May 22, 2004, with Third Day American Idol
American Idol
Live! – July 17, 2004, August 23, 2005 and July 8, 2011 The Cure
The Cure
– August 31, 2004 Scorpions – October 21, 2004, with Tesla and Keith Emerson The Rock & Soul Revue – October 23, 2004 Green Day
Green Day
– November 16, 2004, with New Found Glory
New Found Glory
and Sugarcult Bette Midler
Bette Midler
– December 7, 2004 Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
– December 19, 2004, with The Grascals Cher
Cher
– January 26, 2005, with The Village People Duran Duran
Duran Duran
– March 9, 2005, with Ima Robot and September 23, 2011, with The Neon Trees The Taste of Chaos
Taste of Chaos
Tour – March 26, 2005, April 2, 2006 and February 15, 2007 Velvet Revolver
Velvet Revolver
– April 22, 2005 The Wiggles
The Wiggles
– April 24, 2005 (2 shows), July 17, 2009 (2 shows) and October 9, 2010 (2 shows) The Honda Civic Tour – April 30, 2005 and May 15, 2006 Oasis – September 9, 2005, with Jet and Kasabian Santana – September 20, 2005, with Robert Randolph and the Family Band Audioslave
Audioslave
– September 28, 2005, with Seether
Seether
and 30 Seconds to Mars The Gaither Homecoming
Gaither Homecoming
– October 7, 2005 Def Leppard
Def Leppard
– November 8, 2005, with Bryan Adams Steven Curtis Chapman
Steven Curtis Chapman
– December 7, 2005 Kanye West
Kanye West
– December 10, 2005 and December 10, 2007, with Keyshia Cole and Fantasia Barrino Martina McBride
Martina McBride
– July 16, 2006, with Mark Wills
Mark Wills
and August 4, 2007, with Little Big Town Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel
– September 24, 2006 James Blunt
James Blunt
– November 6, 2006 The Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies
– November 26, 2006, with Mike Doughty's Band Dierks Bentley
Dierks Bentley
– December 1, 2006, with Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert
and The Randy Rogers Band and April 21, 2012, with Jerrod Niemann
Jerrod Niemann
and The Eli Young Band Panic! at the Disco
Panic! at the Disco
– December 3, 2006, with The Bloc Party, Jack's Mannequin and Cobra Starship Guns N' Roses
Guns N' Roses
– December 10, 2006, with Helmet and The Sebastian Bach Band The Dukes of Dixieland
Dukes of Dixieland
– January 20, 2007 The Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group
– February 2, 2007, with Mike Relm
Mike Relm
and January 25, 2008, with Mike Relm The Doodlebops
The Doodlebops
– February 11, 2007 The Panic Channel – February 18, 2007, with Rock Star Supernova The Newsboys
Newsboys
– March 25, 2007, with Kutless
Kutless
and Stellar Kart and April 15, 2010 KBKS 106.1's Girl's Night Out – May 13, 2007 Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff
– August 6, 2007, with Lifehouse Mannheim Steamroller – December 2, 2007 Switchfoot
Switchfoot
& Relient K
Relient K
– December 3, 2007, with Ruth Tool – December 4, 2007, with Trans Am KNDD
KNDD
107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball – December 6, 2007 The Jonas Brothers
Jonas Brothers
– February 5, 2008, with Rooney Gary Valenciano
Gary Valenciano
– June 15, 2008 Rock Band
Rock Band
Live – October 14, 2008 Neil Young
Neil Young
– October 21, 2008, with Death Cab for Cutie Celtic Thunder – December 7, 2008 and October 30, 2010 Sarah Brightman
Sarah Brightman
– December 14, 2008, with Mario Frangoulis Disturbed – January 23, 2009, with Sevendust
Sevendust
and Skindred Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
– March 15, 2009 Il Divo
Il Divo
– June 2, 2009 ZZ Top
ZZ Top
– November 23, 2009 Quidam
Quidam
– March 16–20, 2010 The Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band
– March 21, 2010, with Sonia Leigh, Levi Lowrey and Nic Cowan Thousand Foot Krutch
Thousand Foot Krutch
– April 9, 2010 Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
– May 29, 2010, with Craig Morgan
Craig Morgan
and Sons of Sylvia Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
– July 13, 2010, with Sean Kingston
Sean Kingston
and The Stunners Jimmy Needham
Jimmy Needham
– April 1, 2011 Leeland – April 2, 2011 KISS – June 23, 2011, with Bad City USC 14th Anniversary Concert – June 24, 2011 The Avett Brothers
The Avett Brothers
– July 15, 2011, with Jessica Lea Mayfield Sugarland
Sugarland
– July 18, 2011, with Sara Bareilles Alan Jackson
Alan Jackson
& The Strayhorns – August 19, 2011 Michael W. Smith
Michael W. Smith
– December 5, 2011 Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam
– June 10, 2012 The Smashing Pumpkins
The Smashing Pumpkins
– October 10, 2012, with Anberlin The Fresh Beat Band
The Fresh Beat Band
– November 10, 2012 Eric Church
Eric Church
– November 13, 2012, with Justin Moore
Justin Moore
and Kip Moore The Gigantour
Gigantour
– July 30, 2013 KBKS 106.1's Jingle Ball – December 8, 2013 Celtic Woman
Celtic Woman
– March 25, 2014 Gloria Trevi
Gloria Trevi
– April 19, 2014, with Carlito Olivero The Musica Corrido Fest – May 18, 2014 OneRepublic
OneRepublic
– June 12, 2014, with The Script
The Script
and American Authors Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato
– October 2, 2014, with Christina Perri
Christina Perri
and MKTO Phillip Phillips
Phillip Phillips
– October 21, 2014, with Christian Burghardt R. Kelly
R. Kelly
– February 7, 2015

References[edit]

^ 2011-12 WHL Media Guide Archived February 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Wade, Susan (April 20, 2002). "Yuill Signs Everett Lease; T-birds Owner Will Sell Team to Buy New WHL Franchise". The Seattle Times. Retrieved March 25, 2012.  ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2018.  ^ LMN Architects: Everett Events Center ^ Everett Regional Events Center - PBK Architects ^ a b c Broughton, David (November 24, 2003). "Washington City Opens Home for Junior Hockey
Hockey
League Team". SportsBusiness Journal. Retrieved March 25, 2012.  ^ Tuinstra, Rachel (September 24, 2003). "A $71.5 million Venue Represents a Big Leap of Faith' for the City". The Seattle Times. Retrieved March 25, 2012.  ^ " Comcast
Comcast
Arena is now XFINITY Arena at Everett" (Press release). Everett, Washington: Xfinity
Xfinity
Arena at Everett. September 10, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2014.  ^ Winters, Chris (September 10, 2014). "Everett's events center renamed Xfinity
Xfinity
Arena". The Herald. Everett, Washington: Sound Publishing. Retrieved September 10, 2014.  ^ Davis, Jim (December 13, 2017). "Angel of the Winds pays $3.4M for Everett arena naming rights". The Everett Herald. Retrieved December 13, 2017.  ^ https://usagym.org/pages/post.html?PostID=15618 ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 8, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2013. 

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Angel of the Winds Arena
Angel of the Winds Arena
Website Everett Silvertips Everett, WA.

Coordinates: 47°58′43″N 122°12′13″W / 47.978694°N 122.203536°W / 47.978694; -122.203536

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