The Eagles to Perform at Staples CenterMay 6, 1999
Los Angeles - May 6, 1999
The Eagles will headline STAPLES Center's 1999 New Year's Eve celebration. Special guests Jackson Browne and Linda Rondstadt will kick off the December 31st end-of-the-millenium festivities at 8:00PM. The event will be the finale of three months of Grand Opening activities for Los Angeles' new sports and entertainment arena and represents the Eagles first U.S. concert in more than four years.
Tickets for the Eagles and Jackson Browne, STAPLES Center's first announced concert, will be available to the public at $1,000, $750, $500, $350, $200, $150, $125, $75 and $50 beginning May 16th 10:00AM PDT via Ticketmaster's charge-by-phone network, Ticketmaster retail ticket center locations, and online at www.ticketmaster.com. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to L.A.'s BEST: After School Enrichment Program.
The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Their Greatest Hits 1971-75 was recently certified by the RIAA for U.S. sales exceeding 25 million, making it the all-time, best-selling album by any recording artist.
"It was our goal to present a spectacular event as a sendoff to the 20th century," said STAPLES Center Senior Vice President and General Manager Bobby Goldwater. "The Eagles, Jackson Browne, and Linda Ronstadt are three of the most popular acts of the century. Their performances will constitute a singular and historic night of entertainment for New Year's Eve in Los Angeles."
STAPLES Center Luxury Suite owners receive tickets for all concerts including the Eagles' New Year's Eve performance. Premier Seat holders will have the first option to purchase their seats for this event as well as other concerts and special events at the arena.
STAPLES Center will be the home of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Clippers, an Arena Football League team, the 2000 Democratic National Convention, the 2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, nationally prominent entertainment spectaculars, concerts and family shows beginning when the arena opens this fall.
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