US airways center Archives

Professional Bull Riders return to Phoenix in 2016

Matt Triplett
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

After a one-year hiatus, the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) will return to the Talking Stick Resort Arena – formerly US Airways Center – showcasing the toughest men on dirt as they take on the rankest bucking bulls in the business during the Phoenix Invitational on March 5-6, part of the 2016 Built Ford Tough Series… Read More →

Arizona Center sells for $126 million

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office | Retail

Continuing to expand its downtown Phoenix presence, San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, in joint-venture with Angelo, Gordon and Co., announced today it has acquired Arizona Center – a Class A, 16-acre mixed-use campus in downtown Phoenix – for $126 million. Spanning over one million square feet, the Van Buren Street property – acquired from Equity… Read More →

Arizona Central CU teams up with Suns, Mercury

Shannon Brown

Arizona Central Credit Union has announced the signing of a multi-year marketing partnership agreement with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury basketball teams.  The NBA and WNBA teams play home games at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.  Also headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona Central Credit Union serves more than 55,000 members across Arizona with locations in… Read More →

Things to do this week: Bacon Festival, Cold War Kids

Bacon!, Eric Tufford

Cold War Kids at Marquee Theatre With the month and week coming to an end, head over to the Marquee Theatre to catch the Cold War Kids. A lively rock band, the group’s songs revolve around honesty and human experience. The band has been going strong for ten years and recently released their fifth album… Read More →

US Airways Center will now be Talking Stick Resort Arena

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The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced today that US Airways Center — the home of the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Rattlers, as well as the Valley’s premier concert venue – is poised to take on a new name, Talking Stick Resort Arena, under an agreement reached between… Read More →

Phoenix Suns, Skrillex, a film festival + more to do this weekend

Goran Dragic, Brandon Knight

10/8: Phoenix Suns vs. Rio de Janeiro Flamengo After barely missing the playoffs last season, the Suns are opening the 2014 preseason against the Rio de Janeiro Flamengo. The Flamengo Basketball team is one of the most successful in Brazil, and the game should be a good kickoff for the Suns preseason. US Airways Center,… Read More →

Linkin Park, Steve-O, a taco fest + more to do

Photo by Brandon Cox
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

9/10: Linkin Park and Thirty Seconds to Mars The Carnivores Tour is stopping by US Airways Center with Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI for a show that’ll take many a Phoenician back to the height of emo and male eyeliner. The tour is meant to support Linkin Park’s sixth album and Thirty Seconds to Mars’… Read More →

US Airways Center will be getting a name change


It looks like the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury won’t be playing in US Airways Center next season. The Arizona Republic reports that American Airlines, which merged with US Airways, will not renew the naming rights with the expectation that the US Airways named will be phased out. US Airways’ 10-year contract, which began in… Read More →

Lady Gaga and other spectacles to see this weekend

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July is shortly coming to an end, so why not end it with a bang? Party it up at Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP Ball. Watch in awe as Slash rocks on his guitar. Enjoy all things dino at Phoenix Dinocon. Spend your morning alongside your most loyal companion at the Dog Days of Summer. Dance the… Read More →

Rattlers partner with Ak-Chin Community

Ron Shurts, Rattlers owner, Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona, and Louis J. Manuel, Jr., Ak-Chin Tribal Chairman.

The Arizona Rattlers announced a major multi-year partnership with the Ak-Chin Indian Community that includes naming rights on the Rattlers home field at US Airways Center. “We are proud to partner with the Ak-Chin Indian Community,” said Rattlers majority owner Ron Shurts. “It is an honor to not only support this tribal community but to… Read More →

Mercury strike deal with Casino Arizona, Talking Stick

by in Business News | Sports

Today, the Phoenix Mercury entered into an exclusive, multi-year marquee partnership with Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort that includes branding on the Mercury’s home and away jerseys. The new agreement also designates Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort as the presenting sponsor of the Phoenix Mercury. The partnership was announced this morning by Mercury… Read More →

The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, Starring Beyoncé, Coming to Phoenix

London May 1-PhotoCredit_Yosra El-Essawy
by in Events | Lifestyle

The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, starring Beyoncé, is extending its successful global run with additional dates – Phoenix included, of course. The tour dates will include performances in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and over a dozen US cities including a stop in Phoenix at US Airways Center on Saturday, Dec. 7. Put on your alarm and… Read More →

US Airways Center Relaunches Website

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In celebration of its 20th anniversary, US Airways Center has relaunched its official website ( and is hosting a sweepstakes to give away 20 prizes to visitors of the site. Between now and July 14, visitors to may enter to win ringside seats to WWE’s “Money in the Bank” on July 15, or tickets… Read More →

Suns Induct MacLeod Into Ring Of Honor

Phoenix Suns Head Coach, John MacLeod Inducted

Former Phoenix Suns Head Coach, John MacLeod, was inducted into the Suns Ring of Honor, the club’s highest achievement, during halftime of Wednesday’s Suns-Thunder game. MacLeod coached the Suns from 1973 – 1987, and remains the winningest head coach in franchise history, having tallied 579 victories during his tenure. Only five coaches in NBA history… Read More →