News & Updates

Aug 16, 2016

Internet Reacts to WWE No Mercy

The WWE is coming to Golden 1 Center for the first time ever and fans are getting pumped!

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Aug 15, 2016

Reviews Round-Up: Pentatonix

Pentatonix comes to Sacramento during Golden 1 Center’s opening month. Hear what critics are saying about their live sets.

The Trinity Voice – April 22, 2016 – “Pentatonix Concert Review”
“As soon as Pentatonix came on stage, the crowd went wild. They kicked the night off with one of their original songs, “Cracked.” As the night continued, PTX sang songs ranging from their own popular tracks like “Can’t Sleep Love,” to multiple Justin Bieber songs and even a Michael Jackson medley. PTX sang many covers from other artists that night, including “NO” by Meghan Trainor, “Say Something” by A Great Big World and “Cheerleader” by OMI

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Aug 9, 2016

Reviews Round-Up: Maroon 5

Maroon 5 returns to Sacramento during Golden 1 Center’s opening month. Hear what critics are saying about their live sets.

TheStar – February 19, 2013 – “Maroon 5 Thrills the ACC”
“There were a few unexpected twists. Maroon 5’s reggae-dub version of ‘One Night Only’ took the crowd by surprise, as did a duet appearance by singer Rozzi Crane — an Adam Levine protégé no less — for ‘Wake-Up Call.’ Not only did the audience lap it up, but they responded in kind, deliriously singing and dancing along to Maroon 5’s infectious hooks, beats and melodies while Levine continued to explore the conflicted emotions of romance with his relatable lyrics. 

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Aug 2, 2016

Curiosity and Excitement Surround DOCO and New Arena

Local Businesses Optimistic about the Future of Downtown

With the opening of Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons on the horizon, and the promise of a “Downtown Renaissance”, as some are coining it, businesses that have long been based in Downtown Sacramento are preparing by updating their own storefronts.

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Aug 1, 2016

Review Round-Up: Paul McCartney’s One on One Tour

After eleven years, the music icon returns to Sacramento to open Golden 1 Center. Find out what people are saying about the One on One tour.

LA Times – April 14, 2016 – “5 Things of Note from Opening Night at Paul McCartney’s One on One Tour”
“As he’s been doing in recent years, along with return visits to major markets, the former Beatle and double Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee includes cities he has never visited, and chose to launch the new tour with his first performance in the Central Valley town of a half-million…The show ran nearly three hours, with no intermission, and spanned the full range of the 73-year-old musician’s career.”

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Aug 1, 2016

A Taste of What’s to Come

Bloggers were invited to the XC over the weekend to sample and learn more about the food that will be served at Golden 1 Center.

The Kings hosted a bevy of food bloggers Friday night at the Experience Center in downtown Sacramento, just a few short blocks away from Golden 1 Center. Kings president Chris Granger and Chef Michael Tuohy were on hand to greet guests and share in the tasting experience.

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Jun 22, 2016

New Arena Ready for Virtual Reality

The Sacramento Kings have utilized Virtual Reality technology to stream games and more, now they are bringing it to Golden 1 Center.

Golden 1 Center is set to become the world’s premier entertainment venue from design, to sustainability, to in-event experience.

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Jun 21, 2016

Solar Farm Ready to Power Golden 1 Center

Kings President Chris Granger visited Rancho Seco Solar Array for a sneak peak at Golden 1 Center’s primary power source.

As a part of Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé’s vision for NBA 3.0 and City 3.0, the Kings have committed to ensuring Golden 1 Center is at the forefront of green initiatives. Monday’s tour of Rancho Seco Solar Array was the another step in making that an actuality.

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May 10, 2016

Giveaway: Beatles-Themed Guitar

Show us your best Sacramento centric eight bars for chance to win Beatles cover art-wrapped guitar.

Calling all Sacramento-area singers, songwriters and musicians! We’re looking to give away one of the above-pictured guitars in honor of McCartney’s back-to-back shows at Golden 1 Center in October.

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May 3, 2016

Giveaway: Paul McCartney Tickets

Submit your photo for a chance to score five tickets to see rock icon Sir Paul McCartney this fall at Golden 1 Center!

In honor of the first-ever show to be performed at Sacramento’s new entertainment venue, fans are being given the chance to win tickets to see 21-time Grammy Award winner and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Paul McCartney.

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