Bridgestone Arena ACM Venue of the Year Winner!Posted: 4/07/10
BRIDGESTONE ARENA AWARDED VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD
BY ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC
(Nashville, TN – April 6, 2010)
“Winning the ACM is a fantastic honor for the entire Bridgestone Arena team. Being in the home of country music we understand the history and importance of the ACM awards. This award puts another spotlight on the city of Nashville and Bridgestone Arena as a great location for entertainment and events.” – Brock Jones, Sr. Director of Booking, Bridgestone ArenaBridgestone Arena has been awarded the Academy of Country Music Venue of the Year Award.
2009 Bridgestone Arena Highlights:
Other venues nominated are BOK Center (Tulsa, OK), Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion (Gilford, NH), Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO) and Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion (Raleigh, NC). This is the Bridgestone Arena’s first ACM nomination and award.
Bridgestone Arena opened in December 1996. The facility has hosted over 12 million guests for such events as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Regional Tournament, SEC and OVC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournament, as well as entertainers such as Garth Brooks, Elton John and Billy Joel, Rolling Stones, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Martina McBride. The Bridgestone Arena has been the home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators since 1998.Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 7:00 PM live CST on CBS. Industry awards are presented to honorees at “ACM Honors,” an annual event held in Nashville in the fall.
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