Boston Calling Music Festival is the largest music and arts festival in New England. Held annually at the historic Athletic Complex at Harvard University, Boston Calling has hosted hundreds of the most famous artists in the world, and brings together over 120,000 people each Memorial Day to celebrate the best in live entertainment.
Boston Calling is produced by Boston Calling Events LLC (BCE) which is owned by Crash Line Productions and The Madison Square Garden Company.
For more than 80 years, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has created lasting memories for generations of families that have made this cherished show a holiday tradition that is attended by more than one million people annually.
Since 1933, the Christmas Spectacular has starred the world-famous Rockettes and has played at the iconic Radio City Music Hall and still features beloved fan-favorite numbers, including “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the “Living Nativity,” which have both been in the show since its inception. The current edition features dazzling dance numbers and costumes, traditional favorites, state-of-the-art technology and the return of a classic number, “Rag Dolls.”
Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is a premier North American esports organization known for its passionate fan base and winning culture. Founded originally in 2010 as a League of Legends team by George Georgallidis, it’s now one of the largest esports organizations in the world. CLG fields teams in leading esports titles including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros., and H1Z1. It is also known for its past success with teams in DOTA 2, Hearthstone, Halo, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Call of Duty. CLG has won multiple championships throughout its history: the League of Legends LCS Summer 2015 Championship at Madison Square Garden; the LCS Spring 2016 Championship at Mandalay Bay; and the Halo 2016 World Championship in Hollywood, California. More information is available at www.clgaming.net
The Hartford Wolf Pack has firmly established itself as one of the premier franchises in the American Hockey League, professional hockey’s top player-development league. The Wolf Pack are the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers, and play at the XL Center in Hartford, CT.
The Wolf Pack joined the AHL for the 1997-98 season, after The Madison Square Garden Company purchased the Binghamton Rangers franchise and relocated it to Hartford.
The City’s Game. The City’s Team. More than seven decades of passion, excitement and tradition define the New York Knickerbockers, a charter member of the National Basketball Association and one of the most iconic franchises in American sports.
Playing at Madison Square Garden, known to hoops fans worldwide as the “Mecca of Basketball,” the Knicks have provided generations of passionate and knowledgeable fans with countless unforgettable moments, proudly representing New York City and its beloved game at the World’s Most Famous Arena.
Since it first opened its doors in 1879, Madison Square Garden has been a celebrated center of New York life. Named “Coolest Arena” in the United States by Rolling Stone and “Venue of the Decade” by Billboard, Madison Square Garden has come to epitomize live sports and entertainment to people around the world, with an appearance at The World’s Most Famous Arena often representing a pinnacle of an athlete’s or performer’s career.
As the home of New York Knicks, Rangers, professional boxing, college basketball and so much more, The Garden’s most memorable sports events include the 1970 Knicks’ NBA Championship, the Rangers’ 1994 Stanley Cup Championship and “The Fight of the Century” between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971.
Madison Square Garden has been the site of three Democratic National Conventions and one Republican National Convention; landmark visits from Pope John Paul II (in 1979) and Pope Francis (in 2015); Marilyn Monroe’s famous birthday serenade to President John F. Kennedy in 1962; and Frank Sinatra’s “Main Event” concert in 1974 and the 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concerts in 2009. The arena has also hosted four prominent benefit concerts, which galvanized the public to respond to national and global crises, including the first of its kind, “The Concert for Bangladesh” in 1972, as well as “The Concert for New York City,” held after the events of 9/11; “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy,” to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005; and “12-12-12, The Concert for Sandy Relief” in 2012.
Top music acts that have played The World’s Most Famous Arena include Elvis Presley, John Lennon, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, The Who, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Luke Bryan. In January 2014, Billy Joel became Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise. Through this unprecedented MSG residency, “the Piano Man” entertains sold-out crowds of fans with one concert each month. In July 2015, Joel played his 65th show at MSG — setting a new record for the most performances by any artist at The Garden.
The current Madison Square Garden Complex, located between 31st and 33rd Streets and Seventh and Eighth Avenues on Manhattan’s West Side, opened on February 11, 1968 with a salute to the U.S.O. hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. From a structural standpoint, the Arena was considered an engineering marvel for its time, including its famous circular shape and unique, cable-supported ceiling, which contributes to its intimate feel. In October 2013, The World’s Most Famous Arena became the world’s most state-of-the-art with the completion of a three-year, top-to-bottom Transformation, ensuring that Madison Square Garden will continue to be the site of historic, unforgettable live experiences for generations to come.
Radio City Music Hall is not only a national landmark but also an integral part of the heart and soul of New York City. Known as “The Showplace of the Nation,” it was the first building in the Rockefeller Complex and is the largest indoor theater in the world. First built in 1932, The Madison Square Garden Company invested in a complete restoration in 1999 that returned the theater to its original grandeur. The acclaimed restoration touched all aspects of the venue, from burnishing the ceilings with 720,000 sheets of gold and aluminum leaf to installing state-of-the-art sound systems, lighting and HDTV capabilities.
The legendary venue has played host to many of the biggest names in music, including Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Jason Mraz, Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews Band, Kelly Clarkson, Aretha Franklin and Paul Simon, as well as a ten-night stand by comedian Dave Chappelle, and some of the country’s most exciting entertainment events, including the Tony Awards, the Daytime Emmy Awards and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”
Each year, Radio City is the home of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, which was first performed in December of 1933. The Christmas Spectacular is a cherished holiday tradition for generations of families with more than one million people attending the beloved holiday theatrical annually.
The New York Rangers are an Original Six franchise of the National Hockey League established in 1926. The 2016-17 NHL season marks the 90th season of the Legendary Blueshirts. The New York Rangers have entertained generations of loyal and enthusiastic fans with some of the most memorable moments in New York sporting history. Playing at the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, the Rangers have built a storied reputation on pride, passion and tradition.
Commemorating a legacy spanning more than eight decades, the Rockettes have been known for their rich history, unrivaled talent, strength, precision and athleticism. This legendary New York dance company is an important part of the fabric of New York and has been beloved by millions of fans since their inception.
The Rockettes star in the beloved Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. They have also appeared or performed in some of the most prominent events in the entertainment landscape – including the NBA All-Star Game, the Super Bowl XLV numeral unveil, Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby, Presidential Inaugurations, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks event, the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Times Square and the Super Bowl XLV numeral unveil, along with such popular television shows as “Project Runway,” “The Today Show” and “The Colbert Report,” and fashion events including Michael Kors Fashion’s Night Out and Capezio Anniversary Gala.