News & Updates

Jan 24, 2018


Golden 1 Center January 16, 2019

After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true global icon, the superstar today announced via an exclusive VR180 live stream on YouTube, details of his final tour called ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’.

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Jan 22, 2018


Tour Opens With Golden 1 Center Performance -- Tuesday, May 1 -- Tickets On Sale 10am Monday, January 29

Multi-platinum and award-winning artists Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train today announced their momentous co-headline North American summer tour, kicking off May 1 in Sacramento, CA. This marks the first time legendary duo Daryl Hall & John Oates will tour together with fellow award winning hit-makers, Train. Fans can expect full sets from both Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train, followed by a show stopping joint set.

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Jan 19, 2018


58-City Tour Kicks-Off May 2 -- Tour to Stop at Golden 1 Center on Thursday, October 4 -- Tickets on Sale Starting February 3

Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world’s greatest rock bands – Def Leppard and Journey – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and half by Def Leppard.

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Jan 12, 2018

Gloria Trevi & Alejandra Guzmán 'Versus World Tour' to Visit Sacramento

Golden 1 Center on April 12, 2018 — Tickets on sale January 19 at

Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzmán's 'VERSUS World Tour' begins its final leg this spring with a stop at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento on Thursday, April 12. 

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Jan 9, 2018

James Taylor & His All-Star Band Announce 2018 US Tour Dates With Special Guest Bonnie Raitt

Grammy Award-Winning Artists to go on Year-Long Tour -- Tour Stops at Golden 1 Center on Sunday, June 3

Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band announced tour dates for 2018 today with special guest Bonnie Raitt.  Taylor and Raitt’s highly acclaimed summer tour played to sold-out crowds across the US last summer and celebrated their decades-long friendship.

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Jan 8, 2018

Golden 1 Center Created Entertainment Destination for World’s Biggest Tours in 2017

Half of World’s Top-Grossing Tours Played Sacramento at New World-Class Entertainment Venue -- Pollstar Ticket Sales Data Ranks Golden 1 Center Top 15 Venue in US, Top 35 in World

Pollstar, the concert industry’s leading trade publication covering worldwide touring, events and venues, recently released data unveiling the top tours of 2017. Golden 1 Center in Sacramento hosted half of the world’s biggest tours since opening in October 2016, creating a new home for world-class entertainment in Downtown Sacramento.

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Nov 7, 2017

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Extend Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017

Tour Extended in 2018, Return to Golden 1 Center on July 22, 2018

Following an 80 date North American run of sold out shows, Grammy® Award winning superstars Tim McGraw & Faith Hill are showing no signs of stopping as their critically-acclaimed Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 extends into 2018 with a return visit to Golden 1 Center on July 22, 2018

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Oct 26, 2017

Maroon 5 Announces Golden 1 Center Stop for 2018 Red Pill Blues Tour

Tour Visits Sacramento on Saturday, June 2 2018

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 have announced the first details of their upcoming 2018 world tour produced by Live Nation, which is happening in conjunction with the release of their highly anticipated new studio album, Red Pill Blues. The tour includes a stop in Sacramento on Saturday, June 2 at Golden 1 Center. 

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Oct 25, 2017

Two New Local Eats Stands and a Dozen New, In-House Crafted Menu Items Introduced for Golden 1 Center’s Second Year

Sweet Bird and Smokehouse BBQ Bring New Flavors to Golden 1 Center’s Diverse Arena Cuisine

Golden 1 Center’s industry-leading arena cuisine program has created two new Local Eats stands and over a dozen new menu items for the arena’s second season. After winning the Venues Today Silver Spoon Award for Best New Item, Golden 1 Center’s culinary team, led by Chef and General Manager Michael Tuohy, have curated new arena treats with ingredients sourced within 150 miles of the arena, and made from scratch in the arena’s dynamic kitchen. 

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Oct 25, 2017

Sacramento State vs. UC Davis Tickets Are On Sale Now

The Local Rivalry Match-Up Returns to Golden 1 Center on November 21, 2017

College basketball returns to Golden 1 Center on November 21 when Sacramento State takes on UC Davis. Fans will have their first chance to snag tickets for this long-standing local rivalry beginning today. As the premier universities in the Greater Sacramento Region, these two teams have a tradition of high-level athletic programs and memorable competition.

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Oct 6, 2017

Sam Smith Announces 2018 Sacramento Tour Stop

Friday, August 24 – Golden 1 Center

Sam Smith announced the North American dates for The Thrill Of It All tour. The arena run will kick off on June 18, 2018 at Air Canada Centre and will make its way to Sacramento on Friday, August 24 at Golden 1 Center. 

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