Upcoming Concerts at Comerica Theatre
Tue, Jun 26, 2018 From $29.50
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Comerica Theatre Description
Comerica Theatre (formerly Dodge Theatre) is a multi-use theatre in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The venue seats 5,000 people and hosts many musical artists and shows. Jerry Colangelo, longtime former owner of the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks, was one of the original investors. The facility, designed by Dan Meis of NBBJ, was designed to fill the need for performers that don't need a huge sports stadium, but are too large for the smaller, intimate venues. It opened in the spring of 2002 as part of the ongoing redevelopment efforts in Downtown Phoenix, and reached the 2 million mark in attendance in 2009. Live Nation began operating the venue in 2007. The theater's name was changed in October 2010 after Comerica Bank acquired the naming rights. The theatre is also known for hosting sporting events such as boxing.
The theatre is probably best recognized as the stage for the comedy movie Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie. In addition to this, George Lopez's most recent HBO Special, America's Mexican, was aired live at the venue. Rock group Chickenfoot recorded their live album Get Your Buzz On there and it also hosted the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. It is also a venue for Broadway and family stage shows that play the Phoenix area, and in the theater's first few years the Arizona edition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular took place at the venue.
Mexican pop singer Paulina Rubio performed here on May 14, 2005 on her "Pau-Lenques" tour in support of her 2004 album Pau-Latina. Lana del Rey performed here for the first time in Arizona. She performed on April 15, 2014 as part of her Paradise Tour. Latin singer Yuridia performed here on November 21, 2012 as part of her Para Mi Tour.
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Reviews of Live Music at Comerica Theatre
Patricia reviewed: Celtic Thunder @ Comerica Theatre
I was fortunate enough to meet Paul, Ryan and Deco (drummer) before the show. They were more than gracious to all of us in a rather large group of people. The concert was fantastic! Every song was wonderful and there were several I hadn't heard before. I'm hoping they will be on their next CD. My friends and I will definitely be there for next year's concert. Tonight was a delightful experience; better than I had hoped.