the forum

The Forum

Following a comprehensive reinvention, the "Fabulous" Forum re-opened on January 15, 2014 with the first of six historic performances by the legendary Eagles.

The reinvention of the Forum created the only arena-sized venue in the country dedicated to music and entertainment, and offers something exceptional for everyone – artists, promoters, music fans VIP customers and marketing partners. Architecturally, the interior of the bowl was completely modernized and features flexible seating, ranging from 7,000 seats to 17,800 seats – allowing the venue to accommodate a wide variety of first-class events. For patrons seated on the arena floor, there is approximately 8,000 square feet of new event level hospitality offerings, including food and beverage, merchandise and restrooms, as well as a glass wall that separates this concession area from the arena floor, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. The reinvented Forum also offers exclusive spaces for VIP customers, including the historic Forum Club, which has been completely re-imagined with thematic music-inspired detailing.

The Forum was originally designed by renowned architect, Charles Luckman, who also designed the Madison Square Garden Arena. Since it re-opened in January 2014, the Forum has hosted the 2014 MTV VMAs, U2, Foo Fighters, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Arcade Fire, Mumford and Sons, Sam Smith and Maroon 5, among many other artists.

In 2015, the Forum ranked second in its venue class of Top Grossing Venues in the country in Billboard magazine's mid-year charts.

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