The Barclays Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Brooklyn’s city of New York. Though amainstay home to NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, the arena has hosted some of hollywood’s finest A-list celeberities. The arena competes with other facilities in the New York metropolitan area, including the revered Madison Square Garden in Manhattan and Prudential Center in Newark.
Landmark Events Held At The Barclays Centre
The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards were held on
August 25, 2013 at the Barclays Center in
Brooklyn, New York. Marking the 30th
installment of the award show, they were the
first to be held in New York City not to use a
venue within the borough of Manhattan.
The First public event at the barclays center
saw Jay-Z open up the new multi purpose
edifice in Brooklyn, New York City.
The One Africa Music Fest is only the 5th festival to be held at the Barclays center, Brooklyn and the 1st to be featuring African acts.
Come the 22nd July the likes of Wizkid, Banky
W, Tiwa Savage, Praiz, Cobhams will join the
list of international acts (drake, Rihanna,
Jay Z, Beyonce etc.) to have subdued one of
New York’s biggest arenas.